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Body found in impounded van 7 weeks after Tennessee shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a dead man’s body remained undetected in an impounded van for seven weeks. Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings called Monday’s belated discovery “unacceptable” and said an internal investigation has been opened. Rallings said robbers opened fire on the van after two ...

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12 Tennessee gang members charged in racketeering conspiracy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they have charged a dozen Tennessee gang members and associates with racketeering conspiracy related to violent criminal activity that included murder, kidnapping and witness tampering. On Thursday, U.S. Attorney Donald Cochran in Nashville announced the unsealed, 54-count superseding indictment against the 12 associated ...

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4 life sentences for Tennessee man in killings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has received four sentences of life in prison without parole for killing two neighbors and fatally shooting a father and a daughter in separate incidents. Officials say 47-year-old Michael Cullum pleaded guilty last week to killing 66-year-old Robert Bailey and his 41-year-old daughter ...

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PlayStations stolen from pawn shop owner pawned; 2 arrested

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say two people who tried to pawn some stolen PlayStations didn’t realize that they had burgled the home of the pawn shop owner. Citing a Clarksville, Tennessee police report, The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/2axFG8I ) says 30-year-old Jeremy A. Watts and 24-year-old Jessica F. Heady tried to ...

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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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6 shot near Clarksville club

A shooting near a Clarksville nightclub left six people injured, one seriously, on Saturday, July 16. The shooting took place in a parking lot in the area of the El Punto nightclub as the victims were leaving the club. Police responded to the shooting at 1:58 a.m. at the 1300 ...

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