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Police ID victims in RI slayings, abduction

Police ID victims in RI slayings, abduction

August 12th, 2013 2:44 pm by ERIKA NIEDOWSKI,Associated Press

A man was charged with killing his girlfriend and her daughter and then kidnapping her son, touching off a search that ended when the 2-year-old was found wandering alone outside in Providence, police said Monday.

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Crime Local News
Man gets thrown out of bar, threatens employees with box cutter

Man gets thrown out of bar, threatens employees with box cutter

August 12th, 2013 2:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

A man threatened employees of a local nightclub with a box cutter after being escorted off the property, according to a police report.

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Regional & National Education
Program to pay tuition cost for 2-year degree

Program to pay tuition cost for 2-year degree

August 12th, 2013 2:40 pm by Associated Press

Graduating high school seniors will be able to attend a community college tuition-free thanks to a program that's expanding to Davidson County.

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'Whitey' Bulger guilty of gangland killings

'Whitey' Bulger guilty of gangland killings

August 12th, 2013 2:23 pm by DENISE LAVOIE,Associated Press; JAY LINDSAY,Associated Press

James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives, was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and other gangland crimes, many of them committed while he was said to be an FBI informant.

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Darrell Waltrip to headline Carson-Newman NASCAR Celebrity Roast

Darrell Waltrip to headline Carson-Newman NASCAR Celebrity Roast

August 12th, 2013 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to Darrell Waltrip, the panel will also include NASCAR drivers David Ragan, David Gilliland, Josh Wise and Michael McDowell.

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Crime Local News
Update: Man charged with trying to kill pregnant girlfriend while boarding Johnson City Transit bus

Update: Man charged with trying to kill pregnant girlfriend while boarding Johnson City Transit bus

August 12th, 2013 10:23 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A pregnant woman getting ready to board a Johnson City transit bus Monday morning was apparently stabbed by a man standing behind her, according to a witness.

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Community Sunday Stories
Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

August 12th, 2013 10:10 am by Katherine Scoggins

During the conference, caregivers will learn more about Alzheimer’s - its effects and symptoms - as well as the community resources and “backup” available. Early registration for the Sept. 24 conference is already under way.

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Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

August 12th, 2013 9:57 am by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are asking for help from the public in locating an auto theft suspect.

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Crime Local News
Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

August 12th, 2013 9:49 am by Nick Shepherd

An alleged car thief called Sullivan County police impersonating the victim and said she didn’t want to press charges against herself, according to a police report.

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Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

August 12th, 2013 8:24 am by TODD DVORAK,Associated Press

The highly publicized multistate search for a Southern California teenage girl probably would have taken longer if she and her abductor hadn't encountered a sharp-eyed retired sheriff and three others riding horseback in Idaho's rugged backcountry.

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