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Daytime shootout in congested area shows Nashville gangs' audacity

March 31st, 2010 12:00 am by Brad Schrade and Anne Paine

A lunch-hour shootout between rival gang members and a police officer Tuesday near Swett's Restaurant left two men wounded, sent bystanders ducking for cover and served as a violent reminder of Middle Tennessee's growing gang problem. The incident in a

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Store guard who shot at shoplifter was not authorized to be armed

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Amanda Codispoti

The Roanoke Times is reporting that a J.C. Penney Co. security guard who fired a gunshot at a Valley View Mall shoplifting suspect wasn't authorized to carry a gun.The guard, employed by Penney for two months, isn't working while the company investigates,

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Tennessee finance commissioner predicts $75 million shortfall

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Lucas L. Johnson II

Tennessee Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz said Monday that the state's general fund revenue could fall short by an additional $75 million next year and will probably have to be recouped through the state's reserves. Goetz told reporters after a meeting

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Tea Party Convention contributor from Brentwood sues movement's leader

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Nate Rau

Internal strife continues to rile the group that hosted the National Tea Party Convention, headlined by Sarah Palin, almost two months after the event came to Nashville. A lawsuit filed last week in Williamson County by Brentwood-based conservative Bil

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Alleged burglar injured in tussle with homeowner

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

LUTTRELL A 30-year-old Luttrell man faces charges of burglary and assault once he recovers from a head wound sustained while tangling with the owner of a mobile home he allegedly tried to burglarize.Lawrence Franklin Webb Jr. was transported by Lifestar

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Neighbor holds burglary suspect until Carter Co. deputies arrive

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A watchful neighbor held a suspected burglar long enough for Carter County deputies to take him into custody over the weekend, police said.Deputy Derrick Hamm said he received a call about a burglary in progress at 7 p.m. Sunday at 103 Lewis

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Police find pot-filled safe in car in Johnson City Hooters lot

March 29th, 2010 12:00 am by Rex Barber, Johnson CIty Press

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