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Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

August 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Michael Brown Sr. stood alone in the center of the narrow street where the blood of his namesake son still stained the gray pavement, two days after the 18-year-old was shot dead by a police officer. He straightened a waist-high wooden cross and re-lit th

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Sheriff's office says Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Sheriff's office says Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

August 12th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Shortly before noon Monday, the Sheriff's Department received an emergency call from the home, where the star of "Good Will Hunting," ''Mrs. Doubtfire," ''Good Morning, Vietnam" and dozens of other films was pronounced dead.

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Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

August 12th, 2014 1:31 pm by Associated Press

Chastain Montgomery had faced the death penalty at trial but entered a plea.

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Police cite threats, won't name cop who killed teen

Police cite threats, won't name cop who killed teen

August 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

The officer was placed on administrative Saturday after fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

August 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities were alerted at 11:50 a.m. by a woman who said two people had been shot in the cabin at 2560 Treehouse Lane, according to a news release from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.

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4-year-old boy drowns at birthday party in Middle Tennessee

4-year-old boy drowns at birthday party in Middle Tennessee

August 12th, 2014 7:33 am by The Daily News Journal

Evan Sayvone died at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, according to the release from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.

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Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

August 11th, 2014 7:17 pm by JIM SUHR and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, a suburb of 21,000 that's nearly 70 percent black.

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Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:11 pm by Associated Press

He was 63.

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Who's the fairest of them all?

Who's the fairest of them all?

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff Report

The Fairest of the Fair will be selected by a panel of judges. But just for fun, see if you can predict the winner and tell us why you think she'll win.

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8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

August 11th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police say the boy accidentally fired the gun, striking himself.

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