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By DAMON LAWRENCE
Rocky Houston got a big boost before his federal trial got underway in Knoxville on Tuesday.
Houston was charged with 14 counts of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms.
Before the potential jurors were brought in for questioning, the government moved to dismiss 13 of the counts, leaving just one charge for the jury to consider.
Assistant U.S. Attorney David Jennings said the dismissals were done to achieve judicial economy.
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