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Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

December 14th, 2014 6:19 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former fo

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Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

December 13th, 2014 11:14 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A former Campbell County middle school teacher placed on the state's top 10 most wanted list after a robbery last week has been captured in South Carolina, authorities said.

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

December 13th, 2014 11:09 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.

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Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

December 13th, 2014 11:03 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate unexpectedly cleared the way Saturday night for swift passage of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that highlighted fissures inside both political parties in an era of divided government.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

December 12th, 2014 9:12 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

Detectives arrested a former Metro police officer Friday afternoon after a grand jury indicted him on rape, official misconduct and official oppression charges.

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FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

December 12th, 2014 5:17 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has opened an investigation into the death of a black North Carolina teenager found hanging from a swing set after relatives raised doubts about the official finding that Lennon Lacy committed suicide, a conclusion that the county coroner question

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Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

December 12th, 2014 4:43 pm by Associated Press

A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.

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Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

December 12th, 2014 4:11 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve.

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Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

December 12th, 2014 2:21 pm by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press

The Hungarian prime minister, who has vowed to remake his country into a "non-liberal" state as he moves closer to Moscow, called Friday for mandatory drug testing of journalists and politicians.

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