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Police: Vegas cop killers had anti-government views

Police: Vegas cop killers had anti-government views

June 9th, 2014 8:21 pm by MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press

A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a "Don't tread on me" flag on the body of one of the two officers they killed, authorities said.

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Greeneville man dies after police chase

Greeneville man dies after police chase

June 9th, 2014 12:40 pm by NET News Service

A 74-year-old man was killed in a police chase in Greeneville on Sunday after speeding away from a hit-and-run crash with a police cruiser, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported.

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Memphis officer charged with robbery, assault

Memphis officer charged with robbery, assault

June 9th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Memphis police say an off-duty officer has been charged with trying to steal $1,500 from a family about to leave on a trip sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Scam artists targeting area residents with variety of cons

Scam artists targeting area residents with variety of cons

June 9th, 2014 9:46 am by Rain Smith

Crooks are constantly coming up with new ways to fleece the unsuspecting, elderly and naive — along with those simply enticed by extravagant false promises.

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Two officers, three others dead in Las Vegas shooting

Two officers, three others dead in Las Vegas shooting

June 8th, 2014 10:08 pm by MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press

A man and a woman ambushed two police officers eating lunch at a Las Vegas restaurant, fatally shooting them at point-blank range before fleeing to a nearby Walmart where they killed a third person and then themselves.

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Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

Jonesville man charged in string of arsons in Lee County

June 8th, 2014 8:14 pm by Wes Bunch

PENNINGTON GAP — A Southwest Virginia man was arrested on arson charges for allegedly burning down an unoccupied apartment building Friday in Lee County.

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Murder suspect told 911 world under evil control

Murder suspect told 911 world under evil control

June 7th, 2014 6:12 pm by Associated Press

In audio tapes released to various media outlets from the 911 call of triple-murder suspect David Eugene Smith to a Knox County dispatcher, Smith says the world is under evil control.

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Knoxville officer hurt, suspect dead in shooting

Knoxville officer hurt, suspect dead in shooting

June 7th, 2014 12:20 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville police officer was injured and a suspect dead after a Saturday morning confrontation in East Knoxville.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 7th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a shrouded Sullivan County woman, an escape attempt, a Kingsport mother being charged with child abuse and neglect and man Kingsport police said pulled a gun in a parking lot rage.

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Church Hill woman accused of trafficking pills from her apartment

Church Hill woman accused of trafficking pills from her apartment

June 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Church Hill officers and an agent with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force executed that search warrant and allegedly seized dozens of pills including unspecified quantities of Suboxone, Diazepam, and Clonazepam.

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