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End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

April 16th, 2014 7:46 am by JAKE PEARSON and TOM HAYS, Associated Press

Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats.

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Wise Central student taken into custody for alleged Facebook threats

Wise Central student taken into custody for alleged Facebook threats

April 15th, 2014 11:17 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — A Wise County high school student was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon and could face criminal charges for allegedly making unspecified threats on social media.

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SW. Va. man arrested for threatening suicide at Wise Courthouse

SW. Va. man arrested for threatening suicide at Wise Courthouse

April 15th, 2014 9:24 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Crisis negotiators were dispatched to the Wise County Courthouse on Tuesday morning after a Southwest Virginia man reportedly threatened to cut his own throat during court.

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Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

April 15th, 2014 8:36 pm by DON THOMPSON and GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first pla

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Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

Police seek info on Kingsport fraud suspect

April 15th, 2014 3:39 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are offering surveillance footage of a woman believed to be fraudulently using a stolen debit card, hoping someone may have information on the suspect.

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Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

Suspected serial murderers wore GPS devices

April 15th, 2014 8:11 am by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — yet for at least two months last fall, authorities claim, they were raping and killing at least four women.

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Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

April 14th, 2014 7:48 pm by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.

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Police: Utah mom admitted to killing six babies

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing six babies

April 14th, 2014 6:40 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born.

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TV show filmed at SCSO premieres Tuesday night

TV show filmed at SCSO premieres Tuesday night

April 14th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

A preview episode of "Southern Justice" will air at 10 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. The show chronicles the efforts at both the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in Blountville and the Ashe County, N.C., Sheriff's Office.

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Man charged with attempted murder of KPD officer

Man charged with attempted murder of KPD officer

April 14th, 2014 12:46 pm by Rain Smith

A report of a suspicious man along a Kingsport street led to the deployment of Tasers and bean bag shotgun blasts by police, as the suspect allegedly brandished a knife while fighting officers and threw cinder blocks in their direction.

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