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Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

July 19th, 2015 1:53 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press, MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Pre

The family of the gunman who killed four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga says he had suffered from depression for many years and "was not the son we knew and loved."

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Haslam calls for review of security policies and procedures

Haslam calls for review of security policies and procedures

July 19th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is calling for a review of security policies and procedures at National Guard armories and other military installations in Tennessee following a shooting rampage in Chattanooga that killed four Marines and a sailor.

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Deposition: Cosby paid women to keep sex secret

Deposition: Cosby paid women to keep sex secret

July 19th, 2015 1:16 pm by Associated Press

Bill Cosby, in sworn testimony a decade ago, said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, suggested he was skilled at understanding nonverbal cues for sexual consent and called one of his accusers a liar.

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Westboro Baptist reportedly planning to protest funerals of slain servicemen, locals plan counter protest

Westboro Baptist reportedly planning to protest funerals of slain servicemen, locals plan counter protest

July 18th, 2015 9:12 pm by Staff Report

Messages appearing to originate from the Westboro BaptistTwitter account indicate that the small church plans to picket the funerals of slain servicemembers killed in Chattanooga.

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Tennessee pauses as other states quickly arm Guardsmen in wake of Chattanooga attacks

Tennessee pauses as other states quickly arm Guardsmen in wake of Chattanooga attacks

July 18th, 2015 9:07 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press staff

NASHVILLE -- While governors in four states have now ordered state National Guardsman to be armed or recruitment personnel located to more secure locations after five U.S. service members were killed in a gunman's attacks on two U.S. military facilities i

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Chattanooga Muslims mourning, anxious after shootings

Chattanooga Muslims mourning, anxious after shootings

July 18th, 2015 9:03 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press, MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Pre

As the death toll rose to five, a handful of governors ordered National Guardsmen to take up arms in response to the brazen attacks on two Tennessee military sites.

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Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death

Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death

July 18th, 2015 9:00 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

The widow of Eric Garner and hundreds of protesters rallied outside a courthouse Saturday to call on federal prosecutors to indict the white police officer who put the black New York City man in a fatal chokehold a year ago.

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Texan celebrating 21st birthday accidentally shoots himself

Texan celebrating 21st birthday accidentally shoots himself

July 18th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a Dallas man accidentally killed himself while firing his gun in celebration at his 21st birthday party.

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5th victim, a sailor, dies from Chattanooga military attack

5th victim, a sailor, dies from Chattanooga military attack

July 18th, 2015 9:54 am by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, JAY REEVES, KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The gunman had an unremarkable past.

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Police question person of interest in 12-year-old's death

Police question person of interest in 12-year-old's death

July 17th, 2015 3:41 pm by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

The girl left her house sometime around midnight with someone her parents didn't know after speaking with him at the front door, authorities said.

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