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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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TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

December 12th, 2014 2:05 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee prison officials say their plan to close a state prison in Nashville isn't tied to a complex deal in which 2,550 state inmates will be housed at a Corrections Corporation of America-owned facility.

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Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

December 12th, 2014 12:07 pm by John Thompson

A 23-year-old Carter County man pleaded guilty Friday to a 2012 Roan Mountain killing during a drug deal gone bad.

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Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

December 12th, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

December 11th, 2014 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A man accused of assaulting a deputy of the Carter County Sheriff's Department entered a guilty plea on Wednesday.

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Bluff City woman allegedly poisoned husband for 3 years prior to shooting that led to arrest

Bluff City woman allegedly poisoned husband for 3 years prior to shooting that led to arrest

December 11th, 2014 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Misty Addair had been indicted on a charge that she tried to kill her husband by shooting him in the back in June.

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Search of house results in felony drug charges for local man, police say

Search of house results in felony drug charges for local man, police say

December 11th, 2014 2:11 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on charges he dealt drugs from his home after a search was conducted this week.

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Update: Bristol police amend list of those sought in 126 drug indictments

Update: Bristol police amend list of those sought in 126 drug indictments

December 11th, 2014 2:03 pm by Staff Report

Police issued a press release today removing the name of Jonathan Addair, 25, of Basham Hill Road in Bristol, Tennessee, who officers said was not involved.

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Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

December 11th, 2014 1:26 pm by Associated Press

All of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies would have to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling, under legislation introduced in the General Assembly.

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Woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City mall

Woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City mall

December 11th, 2014 10:12 am by Staff Report

A woman took more than $600 in merchandise from a Johnson City mall retailer, resulting in her arrest Wednesday, police said.

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