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3rd man charged in cross-burning at Tennessee family's home

3rd man charged in cross-burning at Tennessee family's home

May 22nd, 2014 2:12 pm by Staff Report

Two other men have previously pleaded guilty to constructing the cross in 2012 and burning it at the home of an interracial couple who had just had a baby.

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Lawsuit alleges students raped 5-year-old boy at Tennessee school

Lawsuit alleges students raped 5-year-old boy at Tennessee school

May 22nd, 2014 1:16 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee mother has filed a federal lawsuit alleging her 5-year-old son was raped by older students in the bathroom of an elementary school.

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Reader pics: Rollover crash on State of Franklin Road

Reader pics: Rollover crash on State of Franklin Road

May 22nd, 2014 1:13 pm by Matthew Morris

Reader Matthew Morris sent us these pics via Twitter.

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Poll finds little backing for legislature control of abortions in Tennessee

Poll finds little backing for legislature control of abortions in Tennessee

May 22nd, 2014 1:12 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Only about one in four Tennessee voters currently backs giving the state Legislature more power to regulate abortion, according to a poll released Wednesday.

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Police: 'Belligerent' Fox News anchor charged after airport arrest

Police: 'Belligerent' Fox News anchor charged after airport arrest

May 22nd, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett has been charged with a misdemeanor following his arrest at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for allegedly refusing to cooperate with police.

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Sheriff's deputies capture Virginia fugitive in Jonesborough

Sheriff's deputies capture Virginia fugitive in Jonesborough

May 22nd, 2014 11:48 am by Staff Report

Washington County authorities say a Jonesborough man wanted by police in Virginia on rape and abduction charges was arrested this week near his home carrying a loaded handgun.

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Employment continues to fall in Tri-Cities, signaling weak economy

Employment continues to fall in Tri-Cities, signaling weak economy

May 22nd, 2014 11:14 am by Nathan Baker

Employment in the Tri-Cities declined again in the first quarter of 2014, continuing a downward trend the region has seen since the spring of 2012.

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Man arrested after gun discharges in Tennessee movie theater

Man arrested after gun discharges in Tennessee movie theater

May 22nd, 2014 9:57 am by Associated Press

Police say no one was hurt when a loaded gun fell out of a man's pants pocket in a movie theater and fired.

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UT kicks another fraternity off campus

UT kicks another fraternity off campus

May 22nd, 2014 7:47 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A concerned parent called the university, prompting an investigation. Students admitted to school officials they had been under physical and mental distress, according to university documents.

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East Tennessee man charged with killing nephew

East Tennessee man charged with killing nephew

May 22nd, 2014 7:34 am by Associated Press

The TBI is looking for info on the shooting.

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