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Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

August 22nd, 2013 3:47 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press; PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood passed on his final chance to address jurors before they started deliberating Thursday, even after prosecutors insisted they hand down a verdict that would allow the death penalty.

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Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

August 22nd, 2013 3:01 pm by Associated Press

A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

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Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

August 22nd, 2013 2:06 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Sullivan Central High School, where a student was punched in the head in shop class. When the 15-year-old fell to the floor, his attacker, 16, allegedly struck him two additional times.

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Johnson City police release name of toddler who died; investigation continues

August 22nd, 2013 10:45 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The Johnson City Police Department released a full incident report Wednesday with the name of a toddler who died Monday after being found unresponsive, although there were few details in the document.

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Tenn. burglar allegedly stripped after breaking into homes

Tenn. burglar allegedly stripped after breaking into homes

August 22nd, 2013 10:23 am by Associated Press

Police in West Tennessee have caught a man charged with breaking into two houses where women were home and taking off his clothes.

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Drivers, music, food await fans at Food City Race Night

Drivers, music, food await fans at Food City Race Night

August 22nd, 2013 6:35 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

BRISTOL — Whether you’re a fan camping out for the Bristol Motor Speedway race this weekend, or a local just looking for something to do on Thursday, Food City Race Night has a little bit of something for everyone.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 22nd, 2013 6:30 am by The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

Lee man gets 12 1/2 years for assault on new wife at reception

August 21st, 2013 11:27 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — A Lee County man who left his newlywed wife with several broken bones after assaulting her and spitting in her face at their wedding reception was sentenced to over a decade in prison Tuesday during an appearance in court.

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Deadly attack in Syria renews chemical arms claim

Deadly attack in Syria renews chemical arms claim

August 21st, 2013 6:29 pm by Staff Report

BEIRUT (AP) — Videos and photographs showed row upon row of bodies wrapped in white shrouds lying on a tile floor, including more than a dozen children. Survivors of the purported attack, some twitching uncontrollably, lay on gurneys with oxygen masks.

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NSA collected thousands of US communications

NSA collected thousands of US communications

August 21st, 2013 4:15 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER,AP Intelligence Writer

The National Security Agency declassified three secret U.S. court opinions Wednesday showing how it scooped up as many as 56,000 emails and other communications by Americans with no connection to terrorism annually over three years.

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