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Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

April 3rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman has been arrested for allegedly neglecting her elderly grandmother, whom she was entrusted to care for, leading to the victim's hospitalization.

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Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

Update: All four teens wanted in Greene County murder have been captured in South Carolina

April 3rd, 2014 12:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina, all four teenagers wanted in a Greene County shooting death Wednesday night have been taken into custody.

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Former Sullivan County mayor to challenge Haslam

Former Sullivan County mayor to challenge Haslam

April 3rd, 2014 9:23 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

John McKamey, a Democrat, educator, baseball and basketball coach, and former Sullivan County mayor and commissioner, thinks he might have a few things to teach Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Latest scam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

Latest scam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

April 3rd, 2014 8:26 am by E. Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent debit, prepaid and ATM cards.

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Children's Services releases child death figures

Children's Services releases child death figures

April 3rd, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The primary concern from lawmakers and the public has been cases where DCS workers were aware of abuse or neglect allegations and may have failed to act.

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Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment

Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment

April 3rd, 2014 8:09 am by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness was the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide

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Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

April 2nd, 2014 10:22 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

In essence, HB 2371, sponsored by Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, succeeded by an overwhelming margin, repealing annexation by ordinance and creating annexation by referendum.

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THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 8:38 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Trooper Robert Wills reported the driver was in a 2008 Chrsyler headed south on Tenn. Highway 167 when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the Lakeview Drive intersection.

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Dog escapes Texas backyard, winds up in Ohio

Dog escapes Texas backyard, winds up in Ohio

April 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Associated Press

The 3-year-old Chihuahua-Dachshund mix named Corbin dug a hole under a fence in his backyard in Killeen, Texas, on March 25. He was found Saturday tied to a bench outside the animal shelter in Hamilton, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati.

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Update: Officials say 4 dead, 16 wounded at Fort Hood

Update: Officials say 4 dead, 16 wounded at Fort Hood

April 2nd, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

The shooter, who served in Iraq, had been undergoing an assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley. There was no indication the attack was related to terrorism, Milley said.

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