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  1. The TBI said Thursday that 22 men were indicted in a human trafficking operation in Brentwood.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has said 22 men have been indicted following a significant human trafficking operation in Brentwood. A news conference was held at TBI's Headquarters in Nashville Thursday morning.

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  2. Tad Cummins indicted by federal grand jury Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cummins, 50, is charged with transporting a minor across state lines for the purpose of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruction of justice.

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  3. Nation-Now 19 mins ago 10:55 a.m.FBI: Here's what Tenn. teacher...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tad Cummins will remain in custody as the case against him goes to a grand jury, federal Judge Barbara Holmes ruled Friday, saying he was both a flight risk and a danger to the community. Authorities say Cummins, a former Columbia, Tenn., teacher, manipulated his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, and spent 38 days on the run with her.

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  4. Crime 59 mins ago 10:43 a.m.Tad Cummins to appear in federal court in Nashville todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old man charged in the kidnapping of a 15-year-old Middle Tennessee girl, is set to appear in court in Nashville on Tuesday, authorities said. A hearing in the former Maury County high school teacher's case is set for 2 p.m. , a U.S. Marshal spokesman said.

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  5. Crime 41 mins ago 3:37 p.m.What Tad Cummins' journey back to Tennessee will look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old former Maury County teacher accused of abducting a 15-year-old student last month, will return to Tennessee by air, but it is unclear when, federal authorities confirmed Tuesday. Cummins is charged with kidnapping Elizabeth Thomas in early March, taking her from a restaurant near her home in Columbia, Tennessee and eluding law enforcement for 38 days before they were captured last week in Cecilville, California.

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  6. Sister of TN kidnap suspect TadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The sister of Tad Cummins, the former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student, says he must face up to his "horrible" actions - but she still loves him. Daphne Quinn told NBC News in an exclusive interview, to be aired Monday morning on TODAY, that she wants everyone to know her brother is not a monster.

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  7. Crime 3 mins ago 10:30 a.m.Captured Amber Alert suspect: 'I'm glad this is over'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former Tennessee high school teacher charged with kidnapping one of his former students is set to face a judge for the first time on Friday. Authorities arrested Tad Cummins, 50, in a remote part of northern California on Thursday.

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  8. Family, friends 'overjoyed' Elizabeth Thomas found safe Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    April 20, 2017: Friends and family in Columbia, Tennessee are thrilled to hear Elizabeth Thomas has been found and is coming home. Family and friends of Elizabeth Thomas are ready to welcome the 15-year-old home after a long six week nationwide search.

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  9. Crime 1 mins ago 2:28 p.m.Timeline: Search for missing Tennessee teen ends in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A middle-Tennessee teen missing since March has been found safe in northern California and her accused abductor is in police custody. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a confirmed sighting of Tad Cummins, 50, and Elizabeth Thomas, 15, at a Walmart on East Interstate 240 near Service Road in Oklahoma City on March 15. After a five-week nationwide search, authorities have found a 15-year-old girl and her accused abductor in northern California.

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  10. Prosecutor asks pharmacies to watch for kidnapping suspect Read Story The Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    March 31, 2017: Authorities have confirmed a sighting of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas with her former teacher in Oklahoma two days after they disappeared from Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a confirmed sighting of Tad Cummins, 50, and Elizabeth Thomas, 15, at a Walmart on East Interstate 240 near Service Road in Oklahoma City on March 15. COLUMBIA, Tenn.

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  11. Elizabeth Thomas' dad pleads for heraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Under a sun-splashed sky Wednesday morning, Elizabeth Thomas' father stood quietly staring at a sapling placed before him, its new green leaves blowing in the wind. Shortly after, the tree was planted in honor of his missing 15-year-old daughter, who disappeared from her Columbia, Tenn.

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  12. Crime 15 mins ago 1:53 p.m.Tad Cummins' wife files for divorce amidst Elizabeth Thomas Amber AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Elizabeth Thomas or Tad Cummins is asked to call 1 TBI-FIND. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a confirmed sighting of Tad Cummins, 50, and Elizabeth Thomas, 15, at a Walmart on East Interstate 240 near Service Road in Oklahoma City on March 15. The wife of a former Middle Tennessee teacher accused of abducting 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas last month wants a divorce, court papers show.

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  13. TBI investigates possible AMBER Alert sighting in West TN Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    There have been 1,100 tips but no confirmed sightings of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas and 50-year-old Tad Cummins since their disappearance from Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into a reported sighting of AMBER Alert suspect Tad Cummins on Thursday in West Tennessee.

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  14. Crime 56 mins ago 6:48 a.m.Vanished: Learn more about Tennessee's missing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Elizabeth Thomas' older sister, Sarah Thomas, says her sister hasn't reached out to her since she disappeared on March 13. However, Elizabeth appears to have updated her Instagram biography. The 54-year-old Shelbyville, Tenn., man's son and stepdaughter are among four missing children at the center of three active Amber Alerts in the state.

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  15. Elizabeth Thomas' brother shares sister's statement before disappearance Read Story WSMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As the search for Elizabeth Thomas enters its second week, her brother said something his sister said the morning before she disappeared makes him believe she was taken against her will. The family of missing Tennessee teen Elizabeth Thomas are using green ribbons as a way to hold on hope that Thomas will come home.

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  16. Bought milk in TN? You're owed cash back Read Story WMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee is one of 15 states involved in a class action lawsuit against milk producers. The lawsuit accused milk producers of price-fixing.

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