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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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Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

December 14th, 2014 6:07 pm by Staff Report

Three Erwin residents took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from JCPenney, resulting in their arrests Saturday, police said.

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Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

December 14th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Saturday after police said he fled the scene of an accident involving his ex-girlfriend the day before.

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City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

December 13th, 2014 11:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Recent legislation introduced by two state lawmakers would "help end racial profiling by law enforcement agencies in Tennessee," according to a press release on the bill.

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Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

December 13th, 2014 11:14 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A former Campbell County middle school teacher placed on the state's top 10 most wanted list after a robbery last week has been captured in South Carolina, authorities said.

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Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

December 12th, 2014 9:12 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

Detectives arrested a former Metro police officer Friday afternoon after a grand jury indicted him on rape, official misconduct and official oppression charges.

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FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

December 12th, 2014 5:17 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has opened an investigation into the death of a black North Carolina teenager found hanging from a swing set after relatives raised doubts about the official finding that Lennon Lacy committed suicide, a conclusion that the county coroner question

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Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

December 12th, 2014 4:43 pm by Associated Press

A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.

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Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

December 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released Friday.

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