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Late urban artist Sam Mays painting missing

Late urban artist Sam Mays painting missing

April 13th, 2015 10:25 pm by Jessica Fuller

The five-foot tall portrait that hung in Sam Mays' living room was quite a unique one.

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Husband fatally shot wife at doctor's office, police say

Husband fatally shot wife at doctor's office, police say

April 13th, 2015 10:17 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A woman fighting with her husband ran into a doctor's office and begged the staff to call the police before the man shot her dead, ran to their home nearby and holed up there during a lengthy standoff with police, officials said Monday.

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Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

April 13th, 2015 10:09 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press and PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his supervisor twice that he didn't understand why the man ran away, according to dashcam video.

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Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

April 13th, 2015 3:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A fire escaped from smoldering embers in a trash barrel Monday afternoon behind an Elizabethton home and spread first to a nearby shed before threatening a large propane tank.

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Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

April 13th, 2015 3:02 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Authorities believe the alleged shooter has left the area but is still in North Carolina.

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Convicted killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

Convicted killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

April 13th, 2015 1:36 pm by Associated Press

Arias killed her on-again-off-again boyfriend Travis Alexander in 2008 in what prosecutors said was retaliation for his desire to break off the relationship.

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3rd time unlucky: Police say Johnson City man arrested again after video shows him stealing skateboard, shoe from vehicle

3rd time unlucky: Police say Johnson City man arrested again after video shows him stealing skateboard, shoe from vehicle

April 13th, 2015 11:32 am by Staff Report

Dustin Shawn Mitchell has been arrested three times in as many weeks.

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Murder suspect tells police husband's texting sparked fatal shooting

Murder suspect tells police husband's texting sparked fatal shooting

April 12th, 2015 9:03 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A woman charged in the shooting death of her husband at the couple's North Knoxville home Saturday morning told investigators she was upset that he was trying to text someone, according to an arrest warrant.

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Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

April 12th, 2015 8:58 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Two Alabama college students have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a Florida beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches.

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Authorities continue search for suspects in death of girls

Authorities continue search for suspects in death of girls

April 12th, 2015 6:31 pm by Associated Press

The director of the Memphis Police Department called the recent shooting deaths of two girls "beyond tragic" and said authorities are working diligently to find the suspects responsible.

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