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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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Fort Riley soldier dies on base; cause under investigation

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Fort Riley officials say a 1st Infantry Division soldier has died after being found unresponsive at his on-post home. The death of 36-year-old Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III, of Clarksville, Tennessee, is the ninth death of 1st Infantry soldiers connected to the base who have ...

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Is it really just a game?

“It is just a game” is something most athletes can remember someone saying at some point in their sports career when tempers have flared. In the modern world we live in, professional athletes can find themselves under attack with a simple tweet or status update when tempers flare or mistakes ...

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1 dead in Purdue shooting; student in custody

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A Purdue University engineering student opened fire inside a basement classroom Tuesday, killing a teaching assistant and prompting officials to put the campus on lockdown, police and the university said. Cody Cousins, who is believed to have targeted Andrew Boldt inside the Electrical Engineering Building, ...

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Death of film critic Ebert elicits wide reaction

The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, actors, fellow critics and others: “I am devastated by the loss of my love, Roger — my husband, my friend, my confidante and oh-so-brilliant partner of over 20 years. He fought a courageous fight. I’ve lost the love ...

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Warrant issued in Lincoln Homes shooting

Clarksville Police have issued an arrest warrant for Carl Allen Whiteside Jr. as a suspect in the alleged overnight shooting that occurred Sunday, April 7 around 3:22 a.m. on Lincoln Drive. The shooting resulted in the death of Patrice Smith, 32, according to a Clarksville Police Department news release. Smith ...

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