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{FD} Tennessee courthouse shooting: 2 deputies injured after inmate grabs gun

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Two deputies were shot at a county courthouse in Tennessee after an inmate grabbed a gun during a hearing Monday, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Hero homeowner loaded guns, prayed before inmate escapees surrendered

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The hero Tennessee homeowner who deputies say helped nab two escaped inmates wanted in the killings of two prison guards says it was divine intervention that helped him. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee teen accidentally kills girlfriend with a gun he received as a graduation gift

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A Tennessee teen was allegedly admiring a gun he received for graduation when he accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend. Continue reading

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{FD} Memphis shooting: 2 people hurt at Sheraton hotel

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Two people have been shot in Memphis at the downtown Sheraton hotel, police have confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee Amber Alert: Grand jury indicts Tad Cummins on federal charges

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A federal grand jury indicted a former Maury County teacher Thursday for his alleged role in taking a 15-year-old girl across state lines, putting them at the center of an AMBER Alert and month-long nationwide search. Continue reading

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{FD} Fight breaks out during Memphis high school graduation ceremony

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A woman was handcuffed and another woman was escorted out of Arlington High School’s graduation, after a fight broke out Tuesday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee police searching for man who drove over officer

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Clarksville Police are searching for a Nashville man after he drove over a police officer’s leg on Tuesday and is still on the loose. Continue reading

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{FD} Fight at Memphis high school graduation caught on video

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A fight that erupted at a Memphis church on Tuesday night during a graduation ceremony for Arlington High School was captured on video. Continue reading

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{FD} Memphis IHOP shooting: Air Force veteran killed trying to defend woman

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A young father and Air Force veteran was the man shot and killed outside an IHOP restaurant Sunday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} Man dies after setting himself on fire while on Facebook Live, police say

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Memphis Police Department told FOX13 they responded to an incident relating to Facebook Live in the 1500 block of Madison early Saturday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} Undercover agents find registered church to be sex club

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Undercover inspectors have determined that a building registered as a church was being operated as a sex club. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge rules accused Tennessee kidnapper must remain in custody

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A Tennessee judge said Friday the former school teacher accused of kidnapping a teenager before fleeing to California will remain in custody. Continue reading

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{FD} No charges for white Nashville officer in black man’s death

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A white Nashville police officer won’t face charges for shooting and killing an armed black man after a traffic stop in February. Continue reading

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{FD} Missouri inmate who died asked to see counselor

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A 28-year-old inmate who died after a jail altercation had asked police to see a counselor and authorities received mental health evaluations that prompted them to keep him in custody, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley told reporters Thursday. Continue reading

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{FD} No charges for white officer who shot, killed black man

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The Nashville district attorney general says that a white officer won’t faces charges for shooting and killing an armed black man after a traffic stop in February. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother files wrongful death suit against bounty hunters

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The mother of a Tennessee man who authorities say was killed by bounty hunters has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against seven men charged with her son’s death and two bail bond companies. Continue reading

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{FD} Widow acquitted in third trial in 2003 death of husband

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A judge in Tennessee has acquitted a woman accused of killing her husband and staging his death to look like a suicide after testimony wrapped up during her third trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee elementary school’s Bible club halted by atheist complaint may return

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An elementary school Bible club that was suspended due to church-state concerns raised by an atheist group may return next academic year. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

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A teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and taking her to California is back home in Tennessee, facing charges that could leave him in prison for life. Continue reading

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{FD} Attorney: Officer wants report released on fatal shooting

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An attorney for a white police officer who shot and killed an armed African-American man in Nashville in February said his client wants the investigative report on the fatal confrontation to be released to the public. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Giant air tanker to attack vast Georgia wildfire

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The Latest on a vast wildfire threatening communities near the Georgia-Florida state line (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee agency asks court to release report on shooting

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and a district attorney have taken the unusual step of asking a court to release a TBI report on the death of an armed African-American man shot by a white officer in Nashville. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping student jailed in Kentucky

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A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a teenage student and taking her to California has been returned to face charges and is being held in a Kentucky jail. Continue reading

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{FD} Authorities: inmate at Tennessee county jail hangs himself

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Authorities say a male inmate at a county jail in northeast Tennessee has hanged himself. Continue reading

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{FD} Grandmother, 72, graduates from Tennessee State University

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Fifty-five years after she cut short her college education when she fell in love, Darlene Mullins has finally graduated. Continue reading

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{FD} Candidate for Army secretary withdraws amid heavy criticism

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President Donald Trump’s choice for Army secretary has withdrawn his nomination in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

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President Donald Trump’s choice for Army secretary withdrew his nomination on Friday in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump’s pick for Army post drops out amid growing criticism

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President Donald Trump’s choice for Army secretary withdrew his nomination on Friday in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Investigation finds officer justified in shooting suspect

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A prosecutor says the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has concluded an officer was justified in shooting a suspect after a high-speed chase in March. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee school yearbook photo with Nazi costumes prompts apology

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A Tennessee school district is under fire from parents after a photo of two students dressed as Nazis ended up in a yearbook. Continue reading

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{FD} Tad Cummins, accused in Tennessee teen’s kidnapping, moved from California jail

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A Tennessee educator who was charged with kidnapping his former student is being extradited from a California jail to Tennessee. Continue reading

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{FD} Man, teen charged in fatal shooting of gas station attendant

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Police in Tennessee have charged a man and a teenage girl who was the subject of an Amber alert in the fatal shooting of a gas station attendant. Continue reading

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{FD} 7 Tennessee bounty hunters charged with murder after shooting at wrong car

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Seven bounty hunters who descended on the wrong car outside a WalMart have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the killing of an unarmed man and the wounding of another. Continue reading

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{FD} Family convicted in coin-selling scheme in Tennessee

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Federal prosecutors in Tennessee say four family members have been convicted of running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme centered on buying and selling gold and silver coins. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee Amber Alert: Teenager found safe, now a suspect in homicide

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A 15-year-old girl subject of an Amber Alert in Tennessee was found safely along with the 28-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a gas station clerk. Both are suspected of homicide, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee bounty hunters, bail bondsmen charged with murder

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Tennessee police say seven bounty hunters and bail bondsmen have been indicted on first-degree murder and other charges in the killing of an unarmed man and the wounding of another. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee Amber Alert: Manhunt for suspect in deadly shooting on the run with teenage girl

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A manhunt is underway in Tennessee for 28-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a gas station clerk during a robbery attempt Tuesday night is on the run with a 15-year-old girl, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Amber Alert: Manhunt underway for suspect in fatal shooting on the run with teenage girl

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A manhunt is underway in Tennessee for 28-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a gas station clerk during a robbery attempt Tuesday night is on the run with a 15-year-old girl, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Suspect in fatal shooting on run with teenage girl

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Police in Tennessee say a man suspected of fatally shooting a gas station clerk during a robbery attempt is on the run with a 15-year-old girl who may be in danger. Continue reading

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{FD} Pelosi urges Fisk students to mobilize against prejudice

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday urged a group of graduating students at Fisk University to mobilize against prejudice and inequality. Continue reading

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{FD} Man pleads guilty to killing officer in Tennessee

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A man charged with killing a police officer in Tennessee has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 56 years. Continue reading

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{FD} Police seeking charges, say bounty hunters shot 2 men

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Police in a Tennessee community say they are asking a grand jury to bring charges because investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident in which one of the victims died. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: bounty hunters shot 2 men, one died; charges sought

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Police in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend that began in a Wal-Mart parking lot, fatally wounding one of them, but that neither was the person they were trying to serve with a warrant. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee man changes plea in shooting that killed police officer

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A Tennessee man accused in a shooting that killed a police officer in 2015 changed his plea to guilty Friday on federal carjacking and ammunition charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Man changes plea to guilty in shooting of Tennessee officer

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An ex-convict facing federal charges in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee police officer has changed his plea to guilty. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee inmates picking up highway trash find woman’s body

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Tennessee female prisoners on a highway cleanup detail found the badly decomposed body of a female jogger on Thursday, according to a report. Continue reading

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{FD} Family sues after school janitor charged with raping boy

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The family of a 16-year-old Tennessee high school student has filed a lawsuit against Roane County Schools and the contractor who employed a female janitor accused of raping the boy during school hours. Continue reading

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{FD} Jefferson Muzzle ‘awards’ take aim at free-speech offenders

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A Tennessee sheriff accused of deleting atheists’ comments on a county Facebook page, a school chief who dismissed a teacher who stepped on the American flag in class, and the U.S. Senate for a bill targeting speech on college campuses are among the winners of the Jefferson Muzzles — satiric awards bestowed annually by a free-speech group. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee Amber Alert: Teacher planned to take girl to Mexico, documents show

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A Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run, according to federal court documents filed Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Off-duty Tennessee police officer robbed, shoots at suspects, cops say

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An off-duty police shot at multiple suspects after they robbed him at gunpoint. At least two suspects are on the run. The Memphis Police officer was not hurt. Continue reading

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