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Texas HS student found with AK-47, handguns at school

Texas HS student found with AK-47, handguns at school

April 28th, 2014 7:44 pm by Associated Press

A 17-year-old boy who hid a loaded AK-47 assault rifle in a school bathroom and two loaded handguns in his backpack intended to "commit a violent act," a school official said, but the plan was foiled when his parents discovered the weapons missing at home

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2 Knox Co. deputies on leave after another photographed allegedly choking student

April 28th, 2014 4:17 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy "J.J." Jones on Sunday night fired Deputy Frank Phillips.

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Bristol woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor, whose body was mauled by dogs

Bristol woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor, whose body was mauled by dogs

April 28th, 2014 3:49 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Rachel Lynn Calhoun also pleaded guilty to especially aggravated robbery of the victim, ID theft and fraudulent use of his credit card.

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UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

April 28th, 2014 12:17 pm by Becky Campbell

More than a year and a half after a September 2012 school bus crash injured 39 David Crockett High School students, the driver has a trial date.

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Caught in photos: Knox County fires deputy accused of choking UT student in handcuffs

April 28th, 2014 8:39 am by Staff Report

A copy of a termination notice on KCSO's website said Frank Phillips, 47, has been found "unsuitable for continued employment with the Sheriff's Office."

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Johnson City police: Graffiti artist caught red handed

Johnson City police: Graffiti artist caught red handed

April 28th, 2014 6:59 am by Staff Report

The alleged vandal painted a residence, a power meter and a city street sign on his own street.

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'He had a pistol directly between my eyes. ... I was terrified'

'He had a pistol directly between my eyes. ... I was terrified'

April 25th, 2014 5:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Brenda Hoilman testified that within minutes of returning home from visiting a neighbor on the afternoon of March 26, she heard a knock on her door.

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Johnson City man shot amid alleged robbery bound over

Johnson City man shot amid alleged robbery bound over

April 25th, 2014 4:57 pm by Becky Campbell

Matthew D. Norris, 19, was one of three men accused in the incident at an Austin Springs Road apartment.

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Eight arrested in Johnson County round-up

Eight arrested in Johnson County round-up

April 25th, 2014 3:29 pm by Staff Reports

According to a release from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, a roundup was conducted Thursday and Friday, with deputies arresting eight people accused of felony charges ranging from aggravated sexual battery and introduction of contraband into a penal

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NE Tennessee shootout: 2 charged after incident stemming from funeral home fight

NE Tennessee shootout: 2 charged after incident stemming from funeral home fight

April 25th, 2014 1:26 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Police believe that a verbal altercation that occurred at a funeral earlier this week escalated into an alleged exchange of gunfire late Monday night that landed two Hawkins County men in jail.

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