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Execution date set for Knox man who raped, killed 7-year-old in 1985

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Supreme Court of Tennessee set an execution date for a man who raped and murdered a seven-year-old Knoxville girl more than 30 years ago. Billy Ray Irick was convicted of raping and murdering a girl he was babysitting in 1985. In September 2014, the court pushed backe

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-19 01:26:00

3 Athens teenagers arrested in Polk shooting

Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross has announced the conclusion to an investigation of the fatal shooting of a young Bradley County man a week ago.Timothy Maklain Lawson, a Bradley Central High School ... This item is available in full to subscribers Steve Ross Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross has annou

CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER - 2018-01-19 15:46:00

Schools close as many counties continue to see icy roads

ATLANTA - The remaining snow and ice is still causing issues for some areas in Georgia as temperatures dropped below freezing Thursday night. [DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's weather app for winter weather alerts] Several schools across the metro will be closed on Friday due to the lingering weather. School Clos

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 08:28:00

Knoxville Police investigating fatal shooting

Police are investigating after a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Wednesday night in east Knoxville. Officers responded to the intersection of Lay Avenue and Beaman Street at around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday to a report of an injured male, according to a Knoxville Police Department news

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 05:00:00

Troubled West Knox motel hit with lawsuit after guest kidnapped, beaten and robbed

When a gospel group's bus broke down, the lead singer's stay at a West Knoxville motel might as well have brought him face-to-face with the devil, a lawsuit claims. Dennis Humphries, the founder and manager of the Smyrna, Tenn.-based HisSong trio, booked a room at the Motel 6, 326 Lovell Road, when

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 10:00:06

Former Pilot Flying J sales executive testifies he complained to firm's president about fraud

Reporter Jamie Satterfield gives a midday update on the Pilot Flying J fraud trial Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2018. Four Pilot executives are on trial for cheating trucking customers on diesel rebates for 5 years. Jamie Satterfield/News Sentinel CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., - When former Pilot Flying J sales execu

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 01:52:57

Former Sequoyah student killed in McMinn County wreck

A former Sequoyah High School student was killed and two more injured in a single-vehicle accident on County Road 580 near Athens late Saturday evening. Cynthia Villarreal, 20, of Etowah, was driving a 2016 Dodge Charger above the posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour in the northbound lane of Cou

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Early morning wreck leads to two arrests

An Etowah woman and a Sweetwater man were arrested early Sunday after they crashed their van on Glenlock Road. Monroe County Sheriff's Cpl. Brian Millsaps said he went to a wreck on Glenlock Road around around 5 a.m. and found a van that appeared to have rolled when it wrecked. Millsaps said he foun

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Cove man out on bond for murder arrested for sexual assault

Cove Leader-Press A 23-year-old Copperas Cove man out on bond for a charge of murder in Bell County now finds himself behind bars again, this time for charges of sexual assault of a child. Matthew Stoddard was arrested on January 9. According to the jail records, the arresting agency was the Cor

COVELEADERPRESS.COM - 2018-01-19 06:21:00

Local man indicted after police say he egged on shooter in Killeen

A Bell County Grand Jury on Wednesday indicted a Temple man for criminal solicitation of murder. Lawrence Charles Bryson, 23, was arrested by Temple Police in December and taken to the Bell County Jail, where was still being held Thursday on $200,000 bond. According to his arrest affidavit, the murd

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-01-18 21:41:47

Warmer weather expected in Killeen area for the weekend

After the wintry chill lingered through the week, spring-like temperatures are expected this weekend for the Killeen-Fort Hood area. The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the 70s both Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the 60s moving into the work week. "It will be so abnormally warm t

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-19 15:41:00

69-year-old woman beaten in home invasion

A 69-year-old woman was beaten early Thursday morning when two men reportedly broke into her home and assaulted her, Officer Shawana Neely said. The report said two men, possibly white, broke in through a side door and assaulted the woman at the residence in the 900 block of South 13th Street. Her m

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 23:33:00

Temple: Council appoints new city manager

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) The City of Temple appoints a new city manager. The city council unanimously voted Thursday night, Brynn Myers, into office. Myers is the first woman to ever serve in that capacity. She will be responsible for handling the city's day to day operations. She joined the city of

KWTX - 2018-01-19 17:28:00

Man arrested for sexual assault of girl

BELTON - A Temple man was arrested and charged with the aggravated sexual assault of a girl in Belton. An arrest affidavit said a girl made a statement that Chandler Lezo Holloway, 36, sexually assaulted her from the time she was in fifth grade until she was in seventh grade and did it multiple time

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 22:28:00

Fires damage Killeen mobile home, house

KILLEEN - The Killeen Fire Department responded to a blaze at 5:15 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 1300 block of Carrollton Avenue. Killeen Fire Marshal James Chism said the cause of the fire has not yet been determined. It is not listed as a suspicious fire. The home was vacant at the time of the fi

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-19 04:57:00

Smoke rises from Killeen neighborhood

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Heavy smoke was witnessed early Thursday morning in a Killeen neighborhood. Fire crews were on scene in the 1300 block of Carrollton Ave. battling flames, but it wasn't immediately clear what kind of fire they were fighting. A KWTX Skycam was able to record the smoke rising fro

KWTX - 2018-01-18 14:11:00

Child killed, mother in critical condition after Oneida County fire, reports say

YORKVILLE, N.Y. -- A 7-year-old girl was killed and her mother is in critical condition after a fire Thursday night at their Oneida County home, according to reports. Yorkville Fire Chief Joe Morosco told WIBX950AM that the fire call came in at about 9:30 p.m. at 95 Campbell Ave., in Yorkville. "Fir

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 15:07:07

Emotions run high as Syracuse man sentenced for 2016 murder on city's South Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Emotions ran high in the courtroom this morning as a self-admitted gang member was sentenced to 47 years to life in prison for a 2016 drive-by shooting in the city of Syracuse. A jury found Laquan Kitchen, 24, guilty in October for the death of Jamar Bachus and the shooting of anot

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:48:08

Syracuse man stabbed in back during domestic fight, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 29-year-old Syracuse man was stabbed in his back early this morning during a fight with his domestic partner, Syracuse police said. Police were called to the 1800 block of East Fayette Street at about 2:18 a.m. in regards to a domestic related stabbing, police said. Police found

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 15:54:49

Syracuse police investigate stabbing after man arrives at hospital with leg wound

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A man with a stab wound to his left leg was taken to to Upstate University Hospital in a private vehicle Wednesday night, according to Syracuse police. The 30-year-old man's injury is not considered to be life threatening, police said. Syracuse police were called to the hospital at

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 11:42:30