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Employee gets company to glow purple for victims’ rights

Apr. 23, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Community members are used to seeing the tower at Arconic, known as the accumulator, lit brightly for various occasions — it glows pink in honor of breast cancer awareness and green for Christmas — but it will turn purple to put the spotlight on victims’ rights. ...

Dad charged in 2016 death of daughter first injured as baby

Apr. 01, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A 44-year-old Tennessee man was arrested Friday and charged with second degree murder in the 2016 death of his daughter who was originally injured when she was an infant in 2001, Vermont State Police said. Jason Roberts, of Maryville, Tennessee, was taken into...

True crime author recounts 1978 Tennessee murder cases

Mar. 19, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — They were such horrific, shocking and senseless crimes that Tellico Plains educator Phillip Swanson never forgot despite the 44 years that separate then from now. In 1978, Swanson was a senior at Tellico Plains High School. It was Feb. 27 and the community...

Officials: Deputy fatally shoots Tennessee man with knife

Feb. 23, 2022 09:28 AM EST

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee deputy responding to a call about a suspicious person behind a home fatally shot a man armed with a knife, officials said. The Blount County Sheriff's deputy spotted a man Tuesday afternoon that matched the description from the report and he was...