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Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

March 22nd, 2015 2:07 pm by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say.

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Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

Roane County sheriff: Woman shot, former officer in custody after standoff

March 21st, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A former Lenoir City police officer is in custody after allegedly shooting his ex-wife and holding authorities at bay in a 4-hour standoff at his Roane County home Saturday.

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Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had explosives

March 21st, 2015 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Authorities says the machete-wielding man who was shot at New Orleans' international airport after trying to attack security agents was carrying explosives at the time.

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Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

Man claimed to be government agent after threatening to shoot woman, Johnson City police say

March 21st, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

Jonathan Eubanks was arrested after the incident at his Matson Road apartment.

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Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

March 20th, 2015 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

March 20th, 2015 8:45 pm by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The mother of the 5-year-old Rhea County boy who died in 2013 from injuries sustained at his home near Spring City netted a 60-year prison sentence in a guilty plea this week.

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FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in Mississippi

FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in Mississippi

March 20th, 2015 8:40 pm by JOHNNY CLARK, Associated Press and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

An FBI agent appealed for patience Friday after a black man was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, saying 30 federal, state and local agents were working intensively to determine whether he was killed or committed suicide.

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UPDATE: Austin Springs home invasion led to discovery of several large bags of pot, police say

UPDATE: Austin Springs home invasion led to discovery of several large bags of pot, police say

March 20th, 2015 3:43 pm by Staff Report

Mark Dakota Whitson was arrested after an early morning 911 call about a disturbance led Johnson City police to 277 S. Austin Springs Road.

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Sullivan County leader charged with sexual battery, kidnapping

Sullivan County leader charged with sexual battery, kidnapping

March 20th, 2015 12:49 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A former Kingsport alderman who currently serves on multiple community boards and commissions has been arrested, accused of sexual battery on a disabled woman at a business that he owns.

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Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with forging $3,500 in checks

Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with forging $3,500 in checks

March 20th, 2015 11:41 am by Staff Report

Larry Brian Shelton was arrested Friday.

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