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Harris says California weighing criminal charges in coastline oil spill

Harris says California weighing criminal charges in coastline oil spill

June 5th, 2015 10:00 am by By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Thursday that her office was weighing potential criminal charges against operators of the pipeline that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coastline last month.

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FBI agent accused of stealing drug money to fund lavish spending

FBI agent accused of stealing drug money to fund lavish spending

June 5th, 2015 10:00 am by By Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

A recently fired FBI agent has been indicted on charges accusing him of stealing more than $100,000 in drug money and using the cash to fund a buying spree of cars, cosmetic surgery and luxury vacations

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Defense starts questioning doctor in theater shooting trial

Defense starts questioning doctor in theater shooting trial

June 5th, 2015 9:59 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial face new challenges as they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes chilling video of James Holmes talking in a flat, mechanical tone about killing strangers to increase his self-worth.

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Police say boy, 15, was raped by 44-year-old man in Johnson City Public Library bathroom

Police say boy, 15, was raped by 44-year-old man in Johnson City Public Library bathroom

June 4th, 2015 9:30 pm by NET News Service

A 44-year-old man had sex with a 15-year-old boy in a Johnson City Public Library bathroom at least three times over the course of several months, according to a court record.

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A little heaven in Church Hill: Tate in 44th year as Bible school director at Church Hill FBC

A little heaven in Church Hill: Tate in 44th year as Bible school director at Church Hill FBC - VIDEO

June 4th, 2015 8:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

"In Bible school I can talk about the love of Jesus and maybe affect a child's eternity." -- Glenda Tate

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Jerry-rigged contraption catching water at Kingsport post office

Jerry-rigged contraption catching water at Kingsport post office

June 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Hoses have been attached to the tarpaulins to drain the collected water and are running to a small, garbage-bag-lined container sitting in the floor. It's been this way for several weeks now. Sounds like a leaky roof.

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Former teacher indicted in prison cell phone smuggling scheme

Former teacher indicted in prison cell phone smuggling scheme

June 4th, 2015 6:44 pm by Staff Report

Pamela Rogers was released from prison in 2012 after serving more than six years for sexual battery by an authority figure and exploitation of a minor by electronic means involving one of her students out of Warren County

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Markups on cigarettes, wine, milk decried as hidden tax hike

Markups on cigarettes, wine, milk decried as hidden tax hike

June 4th, 2015 6:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

"Product prices should be set based on what consumers are willing to pay and what retailers are willing to charge. Government has no business taking more money from consumers by force of law and handing it over to retailers," he said

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Ethics complaints filed over alleged Hawkins Sunshine Law violations

Ethics complaints filed over alleged Hawkins Sunshine Law violations

June 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ethics complaints have been filed in the Hawkins County Mayor's office against three county commissioners who allegedly met for breakfast prior to the April 27 commission meeting and discussed an ambulance issue

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Teen allegedly sinks stolen Cadillac in river after finding keys inside

Teen allegedly sinks stolen Cadillac in river after finding keys inside

June 4th, 2015 2:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say it was a crime of opportunity for a Church Hill teen earlier this week who allegedly found the keys inside a Cadillac Escalade, and drove the vehicle off a boat ramp into the Holston River.

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