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Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

May 12th, 2015 9:16 pm by STEPHEN OHLMACHER, Associated Press

Congress has passed a bill setting up a national alert system whenever a police officer is killed or injured.

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Despite denials, Tennessee state senator had son on state benefits

Despite denials, Tennessee state senator had son on state benefits

May 12th, 2015 4:36 pm by Associated Press

When first asked, Todd Gardenhire denied that his son had ever had benefits through the state.

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Prosecutor: No charges against white police officer in shooting death of unarmed biracial man in Wisconsin

Prosecutor: No charges against white police officer in shooting death of unarmed biracial man in Wisconsin

May 12th, 2015 4:29 pm by Associated Press

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday that he wouldn't file any charges against Madison officer Matt Kenny in 19-year-old Tony Robinson's death on March 6.

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Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

Updated with more detail: Mother, daughter get life sentences for roles in double Johnson County murder

May 12th, 2015 3:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, were given two life sentences, but have a hearing in June to determine if they will be consecutive or concurrent.

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Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

Attorney says Unicoi Co. jail had no medical staff on duty when inmate died

May 12th, 2015 3:17 pm by Associated Press

Nathan Silvers was arrested by Erwin police in April 2014 after he was found passed out in his vehicle.

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US Marine helicopter missing in Nepal earthquake aid mission

US Marine helicopter missing in Nepal earthquake aid mission

May 12th, 2015 3:01 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

So far there have been no indications that the aircraft crashed.

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Gunshot victim found dead in Gray

Gunshot victim found dead in Gray

May 12th, 2015 11:33 am by Staff Report

The death appeared to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

Dog owner arrested after woman mauled by three pit bulls in SE Tennessee

May 12th, 2015 10:36 am by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Catherine Ann Riddle was left with injuries to her arms, legs, shoulder and torso.

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Subway employee fired for posts celebrating police deaths on Twitter

Subway employee fired for posts celebrating police deaths on Twitter

May 12th, 2015 9:45 am by Associated Press

She wrote "GOT EM."

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Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder.

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