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Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of an ex-NYPD police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

July 1st, 2014 7:32 am by Matthew Lane

A Sullivan County couple involved in a major drug trafficking ring in Northeast Tennessee and a scheme to file false tax returns with the stolen identities of Sullivan County inmates, were sentenced in federal court on Monday.

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Surgoinsville budget 'maintains' services with no frills and no tax hike

Surgoinsville budget 'maintains' services with no frills and no tax hike

July 1st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Greer said the 2014-15 budget was kept bare bones in anticipation that there may be a need for more funding after the sewer system goes online in the coming months.

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Lamar Alexander shows little interest in debates

Lamar Alexander shows little interest in debates

June 30th, 2014 10:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alexander told reporters in Nashville on Monday that there are seven candidates running for the GOP nomination and that it would be difficult to schedule them all to appear at once.

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VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers

VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers - VIDEO

June 30th, 2014 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two men who scammed the Mount Carmel "Blimpies" restaurant out of $40 by claiming incorrect change earlier this month were caught on video, which police are hoping will help get them caught for real.

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GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

June 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. GM said it was aware of three deaths, eight injuries and seven crashes involving the vehicles recalled on Monday.

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Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

June 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by NET News Service

Police said four people in a family were freed from a single-vehicle Bristol Highway crash this afternoon.

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Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

June 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes.

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Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

June 30th, 2014 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County fugitive wanted on drug charges was taken into custody in Kentucky on Sunday, the Wise County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

June 30th, 2014 3:42 pm by Rain Smith

When asked for identification the woman handed over a fishing license, and was unable to tell officers how she had arrived to the Sheriff's Office.

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