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Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

Trial set for former Hawkins cemetery owner

April 30th, 2015 2:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Vickie Lynn Ringley was arraigned Thursday on charges from a 12-count indictment returned in February, accusing her of theft, money laundering, forgery, and failure to follow state cemetery regulations.

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Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

Another loaded firearm confiscated at TCRA

April 30th, 2015 2:09 pm by Hank Hayes

In the week beginning April 20, the Transportation Security Administration says it discovered loaded firearms at security checkpoints at every major airport in Tennessee, including Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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Winter storm recovery loans available in Wise County

Winter storm recovery loans available in Wise County

April 30th, 2015 1:11 pm by Stephen Igo

Federal low interest loans will be available beginning on Friday for Southwest Virginia residents affected by winter storms and/or flooding that primarily struck Wise County the last two weeks of February into the first week of March.

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Increasingly popular synthetic drug behind bizarre crimes

Increasingly popular synthetic drug behind bizarre crimes

April 30th, 2015 9:52 am by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The common element to these and other bizarre incidents in Florida in the last few months is flakka, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug. Also known as gravel and readily available for $5 or less a vial

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GOP plans for reacting to Supreme Court ruling on health law

GOP plans for reacting to Supreme Court ruling on health law

April 30th, 2015 9:49 am by Associated Press

Congressional Republicans have yet to unite behind any of the growing number of proposals for responding to a Supreme Court ruling that could void federal subsidies that millions of people use to buy coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law

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Thousands in other cities protest death of Baltimore man

Thousands in other cities protest death of Baltimore man

April 30th, 2015 9:47 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press; DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Thousands of people hit the streets in Baltimore and several other cities, from Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest the death of a black man who died of spinal injuries after his arrest by police

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Frightening new details emerge in theater shooting trial

Frightening new details emerge in theater shooting trial

April 30th, 2015 9:46 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors appeared intent on planting a deeply upsetting image in jurors' minds. A day earlier, moviegoers testified about being shot or watching loved ones gunned down.

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FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

April 30th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal officials say they are looking for two men and a woman after the family of an East Tennessee bank employee was briefly kidnapped in an attempted extortion and robbery plot.

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Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

April 30th, 2015 8:06 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a Freddie Gray.

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Photo gallery: High-speed crash closes I-26 in Kingsport

Photo gallery: High-speed crash closes I-26 in Kingsport

April 30th, 2015 7:21 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport crash seriously injured three people when a car struck a guardrail along Interstate 26 at a high rate of speed, then rolled and came to rest upside down to be hit by a passing SUV.

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