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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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'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

April 11th, 2015 9:36 pm by Marci Gore, NET NEWS SERVICE

Earlier this month, a Scott County grand jury found evidence to return a true bill on 56 counts related to drug possession and distribution.

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Rap star Nelly arrested on felony drug possession charges in Cookeville

Rap star Nelly arrested on felony drug possession charges in Cookeville

April 11th, 2015 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Million-selling rapper Nelly, who had a No. 1 single in 2002 with "Hot in Herre," was charged Saturday morning with felony drug possession after a stop in Putnam County (Cookeville), the Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a Saturday news release.

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Minister: Shooting of black man by white officer racist

Minister: Shooting of black man by white officer racist

April 11th, 2015 9:16 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press and PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop, a minister told hundreds who gathered Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott.

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2 charged on multiple offenses in connection with illegal narcotics activity, police say

2 charged on multiple offenses in connection with illegal narcotics activity, police say

April 11th, 2015 6:43 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police made two arrests following an investigation into narcotics activity at 2606 N. Roan St.

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Cleric: Man charged in Kansas bomb plot is mentally ill

Cleric: Man charged in Kansas bomb plot is mentally ill

April 11th, 2015 2:27 pm by NICHOLAS CLAYTON, Associated Press and JOHN HANNA, Associated Press

A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack on a Kansas military base to help the Islamic State group is mentally ill and was acting strangely days before his arrest, according to a Muslim cleric who said he was counseling him at the FBI's request.

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Man shot in back at Johnson City Waffle House, police seek alleged shooter

Man shot in back at Johnson City Waffle House, police seek alleged shooter

April 10th, 2015 1:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police were looking for a man accused of shooting another man in the back early Friday morning outside the Waffle House on North State of Franklin Road.

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Missing local couple: What happened to Art Gibson and Amber Terrell?

Missing local couple: What happened to Art Gibson and Amber Terrell?

April 10th, 2015 11:38 am by John Thompson

It has now been three months since the Sullivan County couple were reported missing and their 1999 Ford Escort was found abandoned on Big Springs Road in Carter County.

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