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NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 10:07 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Ashley Brooke Mabe is accused of leaving the scene of a single-car wreck Dec. 5.

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Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

December 16th, 2014 10:03 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Lawrence Dewayne Coats has been charged with second-degree murder.

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24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel D. Holtsclaw was arrested by Johnson City police Aug. 10 after an alleged assault on his wife at their home during an argument on his birthday.

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Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

December 15th, 2014 11:59 am by Associated Press

The boy was listed as a runaway at the time of the shooting.

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Off the Wall News: Homeless man accused of showing pornography to 4-year-old at church

Off the Wall News: Homeless man accused of showing pornography to 4-year-old at church

December 15th, 2014 11:31 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The incident happened at a Methodist church in Chattanooga.

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US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

December 15th, 2014 9:51 am by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

She had apparently been strangled and drowned in a toilet bowl.

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Johnson City police: Wrong-way driver pointed car at cruiser during chase

Johnson City police: Wrong-way driver pointed car at cruiser during chase

December 15th, 2014 7:41 am by Staff Report

The same man had been charged in a series of drive-by shootings in June.

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5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

December 15th, 2014 7:13 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour.

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Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

December 14th, 2014 6:19 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former fo

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