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Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

March 24th, 2015 8:50 pm by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker.

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Woman in dismissed murder case: 'Victory is bittersweet'

Woman in dismissed murder case: 'Victory is bittersweet'

March 24th, 2015 8:45 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

An Arizona woman who spent 22 years on death row in her son's killing before her conviction was thrown out said Tuesday she doesn't know why the 4-year-old was murdered and had nothing to do with his death, despite allegations from prosecutors.

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Police: Rogersville man arrested on theft charges after 2-year investigation

Police: Rogersville man arrested on theft charges after 2-year investigation

March 24th, 2015 8:38 pm by Staff Report

A Rogersville man has been jailed on charges of theft after an investigation that stems from an incident that happened more than a year ago, Johnson City police said.

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Car 54 found: Kingsport police locate 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

Car 54 found: Kingsport police locate 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

March 24th, 2015 4:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It was ditched on a local road with minor damage.

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Drunken woman 'accidentally' shot into Kingsport apartment, police say

Drunken woman 'accidentally' shot into Kingsport apartment, police say

March 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The bullet nearly struck a neighbor.

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Southwest Virginia man stabbed brother, hid on roof, sheriff says

Southwest Virginia man stabbed brother, hid on roof, sheriff says

March 24th, 2015 1:38 pm by Staff Report

Joseph Samuel Murray was tracked down by a police dog and surrendered after negotiations with deputies.

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After pumps stolen, Chattanooga waterfront barge sinks into Tennessee River

After pumps stolen, Chattanooga waterfront barge sinks into Tennessee River

March 24th, 2015 12:06 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Pumps expelling water from Allen Casey's rundown barge on Chattanooga's waterfront were stolen over the weekend, but were expected to be replaced over the next day or so.

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Man punched at officers after strong-arm robbery, Johnson City police say

Man punched at officers after strong-arm robbery, Johnson City police say

March 24th, 2015 10:21 am by Staff Report

Ronald Sams is well known by police.

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After shooting ex-wife, ex-cop tells her he loves her

After shooting ex-wife, ex-cop tells her he loves her

March 23rd, 2015 9:48 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News Sentinel

After ex-cop Jeremy Alex Gambrell allegedly shot his ex-wife Jenny Gambrell several times Saturday afternoon, he held her hand, apologized to her and told her that he loved her, according to an arrest warrant.

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Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

March 23rd, 2015 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man is facing separate counts of aggravated assault against a woman and her unborn child for allegedly punching a pregnant woman 6-7 times in the stomach Friday morning because she let her dog get on the couch.

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