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With crime coverage, newspaper 'challenging community'

With crime coverage, newspaper 'challenging community'

December 14th, 2014 6:14 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of the New Pittsburgh Courier, above the same caption: Under Attack By Us!

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Police arrest suspect in shooting death of Auburn football player

Police arrest suspect in shooting death of Auburn football player

December 14th, 2014 5:36 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. — 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.

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Crime Regional & National
Identity theft victims face months of hassle

Identity theft victims face months of hassle

December 14th, 2014 5:33 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer.

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Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

Authorities finish investigation of UT players accused of rape

December 13th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — The investigation into rape allegations against two University of Tennessee football players is complete.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include Bigfoot being blamed, a wife accused of poisoning her husband, a few xanax leading to two car crashes and a businessman getting the maximum sentence, among others

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a two-day trial in October, Roger Dale Stewart, 63, 5281 Highway 11-W, Rogersville, was convicted by a Hawkins County jury of criminally negligent homicide and two counts of felony reckless endangerment — all of which are class E felonies.

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Ohio man gets 30 months for threats against Lee deputies

Ohio man gets 30 months for threats against Lee deputies

December 11th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

At his prior plea hearing, Hinkle admitted that on May 21 of this year he called the Lee County Sheriff's Office and threatened to "pull up beside every cruiser ... and with (a) county deputy and shoot the officer in his face"

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Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

December 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice study also found 20 percent of victims fear reprisal if they report attack.

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