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Capitol Police chief: No excuse for leaving guns in bathroom

May 20th, 2015 3:59 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

One gun was found by a child.

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Vandy rape case records can expose culture

Vandy rape case records can expose culture

May 24th, 2015 4:57 pm by Maria De Varenne, The Tennessean

On Thursday, the state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in The Tennessean's dispute with Metro Nashville to get public records that were collected as part of the rape case at Vanderbilt University involving four former football players.

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Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

May 24th, 2015 4:51 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The eighth grader's principal was asked to leave her visitation service. So were the county's school superintendent and several classmates.The family said these people did not belong. They didn't want to hear their condolences.

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Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

May 23rd, 2015 8:38 pm by Mark Shenefelt, Standard-Examiner

It's the first felony cruelty case in the city of Ogden.

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Nashvillian knits pink uterus for Haslam to protest abortion law

Nashvillian knits pink uterus for Haslam to protest abortion law

May 22nd, 2015 9:27 pm by Jen Todd, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam will soon get an unexpected package in the mail - a pink knitted uterus.

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Jury finds NE Tennessee man not guilty in death of 8-month-old daughter

Jury finds NE Tennessee man not guilty in death of 8-month-old daughter

May 22nd, 2015 4:49 pm by Staff Report

The verdict took seven hours of deliberations.

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TLC pulls Christian crusader's family series amid sexual misconduct reports involving 5 girls

TLC pulls Christian crusader's family series amid sexual misconduct reports involving 5 girls

May 22nd, 2015 4:25 pm by Associated Press

Duggar issued an apology Thursday on Facebook for unspecified bad behavior as a youth and resigned his role as executive director for FRC Action, the tax-exempt legislative action arm of the Washington-based Family Research Council.

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At least 1 dead in NE Tennessee crash

At least 1 dead in NE Tennessee crash

May 22nd, 2015 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

At least one person was killed Friday morning in a car versus tractor-trailer accident on Rt. 66 just south of Rogersville.

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Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

May 21st, 2015 3:37 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knoxville police officer shot Wednesday night while trying to arrest a Florida career criminal at an East Knoxville motel has been released from a hospital.

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Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

May 19th, 2015 3:22 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

Searchers located the crash site of a missing private plane Tuesday in a remote location of Smyth County east of Saltville, the Virginia State Police reported at around 2:30 p.m.

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SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

May 19th, 2015 2:43 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The pit bull immediately attacked and killed the small dog.

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