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Police: Indianapolis Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

Police: Indianapolis Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

March 27th, 2014 3:29 pm by AP

Colts owner Jim Irsay had $29,000 in cash and bottles of prescription drugs in his vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and other charges, according to the arrest report.

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Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

March 27th, 2014 12:03 pm by Staff Report

The preliminary hearing for a man charged in a deadly downtown shooting was scheduled for Thursday but now will be held next week.

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Gun incident on Telford School Road leads to man's arrest

Gun incident on Telford School Road leads to man's arrest

March 27th, 2014 11:28 am by Staff Report

A landlord-tenant dispute involving a gun at a Telford mobile home led to a man's arrest on aggravated assault and burglary charges earlier this week.

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UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

March 27th, 2014 7:41 am by Brad Hicks

Keenan Akil Shepherd was arrested after the incident on Sugar Hollow Road. Sheriff Mike Hensley said Shepherd was found with a loaded handgun and several pounds of marijuana.

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UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

March 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by John Thompson

Defendant Micah Cates testified Thursday morning that the steering wheel of his 2002 BMW 325i became unresponsive as it was approaching a curve at the intersection of the Milligan Highway and Okolona Road on the morning of Aug. 14, 2012.

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U.S. Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

March 26th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

The ruling was a victory for the Obama administration, gun control groups and advocates for victims of domestic abusers who say the gun ban is critical in preventing the escalation of domestic violence.

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Update: Description of suspect in armed robbery reported on ETSU campus

Update: Description of suspect in armed robbery reported on ETSU campus

March 26th, 2014 3:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Students received an alert around 2 a.m. Wednesday of the incident, which reportedly took place between Sam Wilson Hall and Lamb Hall

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Watered-down meth bill advancing in Tennessee House

Watered-down meth bill advancing in Tennessee House

March 26th, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

Several members of the committee said they worry about enacting legislation that could hurt the ability of law-abiding citizens to obtain the medications they need without going through a doctor.

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Third arrest made in middle school fight caught on video

Third arrest made in middle school fight caught on video

March 26th, 2014 11:03 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Sheriff's Department has arrested a third adult officials say was present at a recorded fight between two Unicoi County Middle School students.

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Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

March 26th, 2014 8:04 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Charles Keith Murphree, 44, committed suicide between the towns of Jasper and Kimball on the westbound side of the interstate, bringing traffic to a halt Tuesday afternoon.

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