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UPDATE: Grand jury won't indict Ferguson officer in shooting

UPDATE: Grand jury won't indict Ferguson officer in shooting

November 24th, 2014 9:33 pm by JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

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Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

November 24th, 2014 8:04 pm by JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

November 24th, 2014 7:52 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.

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Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

Online boyfriend threatens to post Hawkins widow's nude photos

November 24th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

"(Ramon) texted her a list of all of her Facebook contacts, telling her that if she refused to send the money he would upload several nude photos that she had sent him via text message." -- HCSO Cpl. David Benton

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Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

Invalid warrant: Charges dropped against mom at school with syringes, drugs

November 24th, 2014 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Drug charges placed against a Hawkins County woman last week at McPheeter's Bend Elementary School were dismissed because the outstanding arrest warrant which led to her initial arrest was invalid.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

November 24th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The problem, which has been attributed to high winds in the area, caused Holston Electric Cooperative to lose its feed from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

November 24th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

A weekend car crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

November 24th, 2014 10:27 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

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