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Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

Police: 4-year-old Tenn. boy shoots self, dies

August 18th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Clarksville Police spokeswoman Natalie Hall told The Leaf-Chronicle that the boy apparently gained access to a loaded handgun on Sunday night and was able to fire it.

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Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

Body of East Tennessee Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

August 18th, 2014 8:18 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine disappeared.

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Obama: Time to review local police militarization

Obama: Time to review local police militarization

August 18th, 2014 8:02 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Calling for a separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped law enforcement departments with military gear.

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Less shake from man-made  earthquakes,  study says

Less shake from man-made earthquakes, study says

August 18th, 2014 7:25 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.

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Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

August 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie Maxine Baldwin, 31, is indicted on four counts, including one count of de facto second-degree felony murder related to the beating death of her daughter, Emma.

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Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

August 18th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with domestic assault and public intoxication Saturday evening after a bout of "play wrestling" with is 13-year-old grandson allegedly got out of hand.

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Hawkins parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

Hawkins parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

August 18th, 2014 4:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County couple were charged with child neglect Saturday after a sheriff's deputy serving a probation violation arrest warrant on the father allegedly found an infant living in "very dirty nasty" conditions.

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THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

August 18th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Russel "Rusty" D. Holtsclaw, 28, was arrested Aug. 10 — his birthday — after the argument and physical assault on Laura Holtsclaw at the couple's Johnson City home.

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UPDATE: Bogus bomb threat puts Cherokee on lockdown for second time in two weeks

UPDATE: Bogus bomb threat puts Cherokee on lockdown for second time in two weeks

August 18th, 2014 2:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Cherokee High School was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon after another "graffiti" bomb threat was reportedly found inside the school.

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