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Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

December 3rd, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

The Police Blotter is back with tales of making assumptions, scooter tricks and more

December 2nd, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: A rude awakening, a waffling and more!

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Johnson City, Kingsport police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

Johnson City, Kingsport police investigate 'cloned' credit card cases

December 2nd, 2014 4:31 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Detectives are seeking information on a woman who allegedly racked up more than $2,000 in purchases with a 'cloned' credit card at stores in Kingsport and Johnson City.

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Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

Update: Two kids, one adult killed and 20 hurt in crash between two school buses

December 2nd, 2014 4:03 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Officials say two children and one adult were killed in a crash between two buses Tuesday afternoon in East Knoxville. Twenty others were injured.

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Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:31 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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Carter teens charged in Roan Mountain murder arraigned in criminal court

Carter teens charged in Roan Mountain murder arraigned in criminal court

December 1st, 2014 9:21 pm by John Thompson

Two teens charged with first-degree murder had their first appearance in Carter County Criminal Court on Monday.

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TBI, WCSO arrest man on charges he forged IDs

TBI, WCSO arrest man on charges he forged IDs

December 1st, 2014 8:28 pm by Staff Report

State agents said a city man was arrested on fraud charges after state and local agencies spent more than a year investigating him.

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Police: UT students tried to take home plate from Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field

Police: UT students tried to take home plate from Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field

December 1st, 2014 7:05 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Two University of Tennessee students were arrested over the weekend after police said they were caught on camera breaking into Hawkins Field at Vanderbilt University and then trying to steal home plate.

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Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrest

Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrest

November 29th, 2014 5:03 pm by Jim Salter, Associated Press

Life won't return to normal in Ferguson for a long time, but there are signs that people in the community are trying to move on after days of intense unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.

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