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  1. 11-year-old boy convicted of killing 8-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " An 11-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering an 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies. WATE-TV reports that judge Dennis "Will" Roach II this week found the boy guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced him to state custody until he turns 19. The Associated Press does not generally identify juveniles accused of crimes.


  2. Warning Issued About Counterfeit Prescription PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The leaders of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services issued a unified message Monday, warning the public about an increase in the prevalence of counterfeit prescription drugs in ... (more)


  3. Results are in after drug testing for state assistance in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAAY

    Of the 39,121 people applying for Family First aid in Tennessee, only 65 tested positive for illegal substances, the Tennessean reports. This number represents totals since mandatory testing first began in July 2014 for anyone applying for a cash assistance program in the state.


  4. Landry Scores Touchdown In 2016 Pro BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Echo

    In typical Pro Bowl-fashion, the game was played at a casual pace with limited hitting. Wilson competed eight of 12 passes for 164 yards and three touchdowns, and he was selected the game's offensive MVP.


  5. Residents Concerned New Ooltewah Development Will Increase Water...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Some Ooltewah residents on Monday voiced their concern over the McCoy Homes Inc. development, which is endeavoring to build over 30 homes on 3015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.


  6. Suspect in missing woman case in... Read Story Lou Whitmire, Mansfield News Journal ReporterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    One of two suspects in the case of missing Mansfield woman Patsy Hudson is being held in the Richland County Jail after being returned from Tennessee on Sunday. Walter Renz, 53, was arraigned Monday in Mansfield Municipal Court and pleaded not guilty via video conference to charges of receiving stolen property, tied to the use of Hudson's credit cards.


  7. And-Finally 12 mins ago 7:29 p.m.Freedom Engine keepsake back in East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After the Sept. 11 terror attacks, East Tennesseans collected money and gave the city of New York a fire truck to replace one of the dozens that were destroyed.


  8. Dunn delays Tenn. House voucher vote amid flurry of amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The House sponsor of a bill to create a school voucher program in Tennessee says he is delaying a floor vote amid a flurry of proposed amendments. Republican Rep. Bill Dunn of Knoxville told Republican colleagues before Monday's floor session that he planned to put off the vote until later in the week.


  9. Still on parole when admitted to practice, lawyer hopes to help others facing hefty prison termsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    He served a seven-year prison term for a series of armed robberies committed in 1997, and was still on parole when he was licensed to practice law in Tennessee in 2013. But the state does not bar convicted felons from practicing and, with help from testimonials by those who know him, Harris was able to pass a character and fitness review, reports the Tennessean .


  10. Online glitch halts statewide student testing in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Online glitch halts statewide student testing in Tenn. Students on school systems across the state reported server error messages.


  11. Data: 65 positives in drug testing for benefits in TennesseeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A Tennessee law requiring drug screening and testing of people applying for a cash assistance program has yielded few positives for illicit drugs. The Tennessean reports Department of Human Services data shows that 65 of the 39,121 people applying for Families First in Tennessee tested positive for illegal substances or drugs since the law was implemented in July 2014.


  12. To The Proponents Of Voucher Bill 1049Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    So you lucked out on two voucher opponents not being at the committee meeting. Vouchers are a detriment to every school in Hamilton County and our great state, robbing the school systems of necessary dollars which are already underfunded thanks to lack of BEP funding.


  13. ADS Security Grows Footprint in Alabama With SAFECO AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Security Sales & Integration

    ADS Security has acquired Security and Fire Equipment Co. of Northport, Ala. The transaction adds about 1,300 accounts to the ADS Alabama customer base, growing the market to about 21,300 accounts.


  14. Rabidoux speaks his mind on the mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Greg Rabidoux, the Democratic nominee in the 7th District race for Congress, made his opinion known about the media Monday. He took issue with what he said is the media's preoccupation with how much money a candidate raises as the measure of what makes for a viable candidate.


  15. Winners in Fla. and Calif. yet to claim prize in historic PowerballRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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  16. Remains of woman, 62, are found scattered around rural Ohio eight...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Remains of mother, 62, are found scattered around rural Ohio eight months after she vanished as her neighbors who moved out the same day she disappeared are arrested The remains of Patsy Hudson, 62, have been found in at least three desolate places across Ohio, eight months after she mysteriously vanished The remains of a 62-year-old mother have been found in three desolate places across Ohio, eight months after she mysteriously vanished from her home. Patsy Hudson was last seen in Mansfield on July 4, the same day her neighbors, Walter Renz, 53, and girlfriend Linda Blehar, 57, moved out of the house next door.


  17. Your Feb. 8 Pre-Trip: Truck order slump may not mean recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    According to the report, truck manufacturers expect the North American market to drop about 15% this year, and they have responded by cutting jobs and production. Bloomberg has more.


  18. A wreck along Hwy 231 at W. Limestone Rd. Sunday night caused outages in the area.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say a single-vehicle crash at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, claimed the life of a Tennessee man in Hazel Green. Investigators say Frankie K. Stewart, 53, of Fayetteville, Tenn.


  19. Tennessee drug testing for welfare yields few positivesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WCYB

    Officials say less than 0.2 percent of people who have applied for welfare since July 2014 have failed a drug test mandated for some. Citing data provided by the Department of Human Services to The Tennessean , the newspaper reports that 65 of 39,121 people applying for Families First cash assistance benefits tested positive for drugs since the law was implemented.


  20. LWC Men's Soccer Posts Third-Straight ShutoutRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    LWC Men's Soccer Posts Third-Straight Shutout By: Tyler Scott COLUMBIA, Ky. - The No.