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Worker killed while trimming trees in Knoxville

Worker killed while trimming trees in Knoxville

July 23rd, 2015 4:11 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police spokesman Darrell DeBusk said a worker was hit by a tree shortly after noon Thursday.

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Chattanooga declares shooting sites, funerals and memorials off-limits to protesters

Chattanooga declares shooting sites, funerals and memorials off-limits to protesters

July 23rd, 2015 12:13 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Andy Berke directed the Chattanooga Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and other agencies to defend mourners at Lee Highway, Amnicola Highway, and any funeral processions and funeral services.

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Chattanooga shootings: Lance Cpl. Skip Wells' body to be escorted this afternoon

Chattanooga shootings: Lance Cpl. Skip Wells' body to be escorted this afternoon

July 23rd, 2015 11:48 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wells' body will land at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport around 1 p.m. today.

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Peyton Manning establishes fund for Chattanooga victims, families

Peyton Manning establishes fund for Chattanooga victims, families

July 23rd, 2015 10:22 am by Johnson City Press

Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, has made an initial contribution to the Chattanooga Heroes Fund.

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Death penalty? Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter in Charleston church massacre

Death penalty? Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter in Charleston church massacre

July 22nd, 2015 4:52 pm by ERIC TUCKER and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Prosecutors have not said whether they will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof.

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Haslam accelerates handgun process for Tennessee military personnel, orders security studies for recruiting stations

Haslam accelerates handgun process for Tennessee military personnel, orders security studies for recruiting stations

July 22nd, 2015 4:27 pm by Staff Report

"We have to make sure that we're doing everything we can to ensure the security of our guardsmen after what happened in Chattanooga" - Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Police ID gunman, victims in Georgia murder-suicide

Police ID gunman, victims in Georgia murder-suicide

July 22nd, 2015 2:53 pm by Staff Report

Police in suburban Atlanta say a gunman killed a woman and her two children before killing himself.

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UT rape suspects to have separate trials

UT rape suspects to have separate trials

July 21st, 2015 9:58 pm by Matt Slovin, The Tennessean

Former University of Tennessee football players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams will be tried separately in their rape case, Johnson's attorney said Tuesday.

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Council seeks to ban protesters from funerals of five slain servicemen

Council seeks to ban protesters from funerals of five slain servicemen

July 21st, 2015 9:49 pm by Louie Brogdon, Times Free Press staff

Federal and state laws already bar some picketing or protests at funerals, but the city of Chattanooga may take further action to keep protestors from the funeral of those killed in Thursday's shooting.

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Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

Theater shooter may not be executed even if sentenced to die

July 21st, 2015 9:40 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

The time has come for jurors to hear whether James Holmes should be executed for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.

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