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Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, Kevin Ward Jr., was under the influence of marijuana the night of the accident "enough to impair judgment."

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2 supervisors killed in Alabama UPS shooting

2 supervisors killed in Alabama UPS shooting

September 24th, 2014 1:43 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

The company released a statement Wednesday identifying the men as 46-year-old Brian Callans of Birmingham and 33-year-old Doug Hutcheson of Odenville.

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Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

September 24th, 2014 1:32 pm by Associated Press

A federal grand jury in East Tennessee has indicted a former Hamilton County sheriff's deputy on charges of civil rights violation, kidnapping and possessing a gun during the commission of a crime.

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Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

September 24th, 2014 11:12 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Fox network isn't responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" to remove a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped."

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3 surrender in Philadelphia gay beating case

3 surrender in Philadelphia gay beating case

September 24th, 2014 11:05 am by SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

The case gained attention when police posted a video of the well-dressed suspects and online sleuths used social media sites to help identify them.

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Obama at the UN: President calls for dismantling Islamic State 'network of death'

Obama at the UN: President calls for dismantling Islamic State 'network of death'

September 24th, 2014 10:56 am by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The U.S. also opened another military front with airstrikes this week against a new al-Qaida cell that the Pentagon said was "nearing the execution phase" of a direct attack on the U.S. or Europe.

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Jeff Daniels to appear at Knoxville screening for children's charity

Jeff Daniels to appear at Knoxville screening for children's charity

September 23rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Chuck Campbell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Actor Jeff Daniels will walk the red carpet in Knoxville on Nov. 5 at an advance screening of "Dumb and Dumber To," a benefit for Variety The Children's Charity of Eastern Tennessee.

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State levies penalties in molten metal explosion that killed 1, injured 5

State levies penalties in molten metal explosion that killed 1, injured 5

September 23rd, 2014 3:07 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News Sentinel

Officials at Gerdau Ameristeel will pay $8,400 in penalties and install monitoring equipment to prevent a recurrence of a May hydrogen explosion that killed one employee and injured five others, according to state authorities.

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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

September 22nd, 2014 8:48 pm by PETE YOST and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Ob

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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

September 22nd, 2014 4:46 pm by Associated Press

Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on rec

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