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Final pre-trial conference held ahead of Baumgartner federal trial

Final pre-trial conference held ahead of Baumgartner federal trial

What will the jury hear? That central issue is now before a federal court just weeks ahead of the trial for a fallen East Tennessee judge.

Attorneys for both sides in the case against former disgraced Knox County Judge Richard Baumgartner argued on Tuesday over ground-rules for his upcoming trial.

Police arrest suspects in Magnolia Ave BB gun shooting, robbery

Police arrest suspects in Magnolia Ave BB gun shooting, robbery

A Knoxville man and teenager are now charged with an armed robbery that ended with the victim being shot with a BB gun.

According to Knoxville Police, Terry Stewart, 18, was arrested on July 27 and charged with aggravated robbery.

A 16-year-old suspect was tracked down Wednesday night at the Regency Inn on Magnolia Avenue.  When officers approached, they say the teen jumped from the second floor and ran.  He was caught after a brief pursuit and charged with aggravated robbery.

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