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KTVB Boise
Garden City walkaway charged with escapeBOISE -- A Boise man who became the subject of a manhunt after he disappeared f
Garden City walkaway charged with escape
KTVB Boise / Posted 12 hours ago
BOISE -- A Boise man who became the subject of a manhunt after he disappeared from the Treasure Valley Community Reentry Center late last year is facing a new charge. According to Idaho Department of Correction officials, 25-year-old James Douglas... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Garland Co. Jail Escapee Pleads GuiltyHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - A man who escaped from the Garland County Detention Center
Garland Co. Jail Escapee Pleads Guilty
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - A man who escaped from the Garland County Detention Center in July 2013 and was later found in Florida has pleaded guilty in the case. Derrick Estell, 36, was sentenced to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction. When... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man jailed 22 days without cause suing Knox CountyA man illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served is suing
Man jailed 22 days without cause suing Knox County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A man illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served is suing the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Attorneys Gena Lewis and Michael Bernard have filed a civil-rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court on behalf of Bernie Ray McGill, 55,... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Former correctional officer at juvenile facility charged with sexual misconductMADISON, Ind. (Feb. 10, 2016) – A former member of the staff at a southern Indi
Former correctional officer at juvenile facility charged with sexual misconduct
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
MADISON, Ind. (Feb. 10, 2016) – A former member of the staff at a southern Indiana juvenile correctional facility has been arrested on multiple counts of sexual misconduct. On Monday, police arrested Kody Hale at his home. Hale, the former... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho Prisons Developing New Policy to Address Same-Sex MarriageFifteen months after a federal court recognized same-sex marriage in Idaho and
Idaho Prisons Developing New Policy to Address Same-Sex Marriage
Boise Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Fifteen months after a federal court recognized same-sex marriage in Idaho and eight months since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ruling, the Idaho Department of Correction is still not in line with the constitutional mandate. However, IDOC... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Before escape, captured killer trusted at jail; he stressed out, sheriff saysConvicted killer Paul Dewayne Grice was a trusty at the Dallas County jail befo
Before escape, captured killer trusted at jail; he stressed out, sheriff says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Convicted killer Paul Dewayne Grice was a trusty at the Dallas County jail before a failed jailbreak in October and again before making a successful escape last weekend. Grice, 38, was gone about 33 hours before his arrest Monday morning in... Read more
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Benton Courier
Man pleads no contest in rape case, sentenced to 34 years in prisonAnthony “Ardy” Ruff, 72, of Benton pleaded no contest today to charges of rape
Man pleads no contest in rape case, sentenced to 34 years in prison
Benton Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Anthony “Ardy” Ruff, 72, of Benton pleaded no contest today to charges of rape and second-degree sexual assault involving two minors. The plea was entered today in Saline County Circuit Court. Ruff was arrested and charged Aug. 12, 2015, after... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Killer caught trying to flee with a cousinA convicted murderer who has been in and out of prison and county jails since h
Killer caught trying to flee with a cousin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A convicted murderer who has been in and out of prison and county jails since he was 18 was captured before noon Monday in Drew County after his escape early Sunday from the Dallas County jail in Fordyce. Paul Dewayne Grice, 38, was in county lockup... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Only on 7: Inside the prison - is violence down?BOISE -- Idaho's largest prison was once known as "gladiator school" because of
Only on 7: Inside the prison - is violence down?
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
BOISE -- Idaho's largest prison was once known as "gladiator school" because of extreme violence amongst inmates. Now, the warden says there's a new culture, along with new staff, new rules and new programs. The state took over the private prison... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man convicted of murder escapes from Dallas County jailAuthorities in Dallas and Drew counties spent Sunday searching for an escapee f
Man convicted of murder escapes from Dallas County jail
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Authorities in Dallas and Drew counties spent Sunday searching for an escapee from the Dallas County jail, police said. The Dallas County sheriff's office was holding Paul Grice, 38, for the Arkansas Department of Correction when he escaped about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man escapes from Dallas County jailAuthorities in Dallas and Drew counties spent Sunday searching for an escapee f
Man escapes from Dallas County jail
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Authorities in Dallas and Drew counties spent Sunday searching for an escapee from the Dallas County jail, police said. The Dallas County sheriff's office was holding Paul Grice, 38, for the Arkansas Department of Correction when he escaped about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Manhunt underway for Dallas County jail escapeeState and local authorities in southern Arkansas are searching for a man who es
Manhunt underway for Dallas County jail escapee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
State and local authorities in southern Arkansas are searching for a man who escaped the Dallas County jail in Fordyce at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, an official at the Dallas County sheriff's office said. Authorities said 38-year-old Paul Grice made... Read more
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Hartford Courant
KentNorthwest Connecticut - The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has a
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Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
Northwest Connecticut - The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has allocated up to $40,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. The Community... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Woman arrested in armed robbery at SheetzFriday, February 05, 2016 9:18 PM By Olivia NeeleyTimes Staff Writer A woman w
Woman arrested in armed robbery at Sheetz
The Wilson Times / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, February 05, 2016 9:18 PM By Olivia NeeleyTimes Staff Writer A woman who was released on probation for attempted manslaughter last year was charged this week in an armed robbery at Sheetz. Deshawnda... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Second SJC justice to retireBy Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Justice Francis Spina, who
Second SJC justice to retire
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Justice Francis Spina, who has served on the Supreme Judicial Court since 1999, will retire from the state's highest court effective Aug. 12, the court announced Friday. Spina, who was appointed to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mother charged in infant's deathA Batesville woman has been charged with manslaughter in the December death of
Mother charged in infant's death
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
A Batesville woman has been charged with manslaughter in the December death of her 3-month-old infant. Rebecca Mae Cox, 29, was formally charged with manslaughter in Independence County Circuit Court on Tuesday, court officials said. She also faces... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Bail Bondswoman's Boss Testifies In Her Murder, Manslaughter TrialHARTFORD — The trial of a bail bondswoman accused of fatally shooting her boyfr
Bail Bondswoman's Boss Testifies In Her Murder, Manslaughter Trial
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
HARTFORD — The trial of a bail bondswoman accused of fatally shooting her boyfriend two years ago was cut short Thursday after the jury heard from only two witnesses because of a question over evidence. The first was a firearms expert who testified... Read more
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USA Today
Obama is wrong on solitary confinementAttacks on correction officers show some inmates must be segregated to ensure s
Obama is wrong on solitary confinement
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Attacks on correction officers show some inmates must be segregated to ensure safety. Separating dangerous inmates from the general population and civilians inside correctional facilities is an essential deterrent used to ensure everyone’s... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Benton Drug Arrests Send 7 to JailBENTON, Ark. - Seven suspects have been arrested on drug charges in separate in
Benton Drug Arrests Send 7 to Jail
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
BENTON, Ark. - Seven suspects have been arrested on drug charges in separate incidents within the last week. The Benton Police Department (BNPD) provided details in a news release issued on Thursday. Those facing drug related charges are identified... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Parole Board cases up 41% since 2010The number of state parole cases increased by nearly 41 percent over the past f
Parole Board cases up 41% since 2010
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The number of state parole cases increased by nearly 41 percent over the past five years, going from 10,375 cases in 2010 to 14,567 in 2015. The Arkansas Parole Board ended the fiscal year with the highest number of parole application reviews in the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Family sues over death of Delaware inmateDOVER, Del. (AP) — The family of an alcoholic man who died in custody has filed
Family sues over death of Delaware inmate
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 9 days ago
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The family of an alcoholic man who died in custody has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Delaware prison officials and medical workers. The suit filed Wednesday claims that prison workers acted with deliberate indifference... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Centerton man, 53, gets 15 years for child's rapeBENTONVILLE -- A Centerton man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rap
Centerton man, 53, gets 15 years for child's rape
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- A Centerton man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping a 9-year-old girl. Ronnie Warran, 53, pleaded guilty Monday to rape, a Class Y felony. The plea was reached under an agreement between Warran's attorney and Benton... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget addressTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb.
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget address
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Nashville. Also read The full text of Gov. Bill Haslam's annual State of the State address as prepared for delivery to lawmakers on Monday: Lieutenant... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
State Changing Reward System for Prison InmatesConnecticut's Department of Correction is changing the way it rewards prison in
State Changing Reward System for Prison Inmates
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
Connecticut's Department of Correction is changing the way it rewards prison inmates for good behavior. The policy announced on Monday would allow prisoners deemed a low security risk to earn more credits than those labeled as high risk. The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bible, ‘fancy’ eggs get attention of Tennessee’s Office of the RepealerNASHVILLE — The state's Office of the Repealer, created by the Legislature in 2
Bible, ‘fancy’ eggs get attention of Tennessee’s Office of the Repealer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
NASHVILLE — The state's Office of the Repealer, created by the Legislature in 2013 with the goal of recommending state statutes that should be eliminated from state law, has two suggestions for the 2016 session — an 1829 mandate for providing a Bible... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jail fees, taxes lift county's revenuePulaski County increased its revenue in 2015 by nearly $2.5 million, most of wh
Jail fees, taxes lift county's revenue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Pulaski County increased its revenue in 2015 by nearly $2.5 million, most of which is attributable to an increase in reimbursements made by the state for holding inmates in the county jail. Total revenue was more than $68.4 million for 2015, up from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UA player gets prison in sex caseFAYETTEVILLE -- A former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball player has been sentenc
UA player gets prison in sex case
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- A former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball player has been sentenced to a 12-year prison term after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Jason Germund Henry, 27, of 263 Garrison Ave. in... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
County agencies partner together for new work release programWith the county's work release program set to commence on Monday, representativ
County agencies partner together for new work release program
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 14 days ago
With the county's work release program set to commence on Monday, representatives of Putnam County Community Corrections, Sheriff's Department, Probation, Circuit Court and County Council, as well as local attorneys, gather for a tour of the facility... Read more
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The Advocate
State corrections official: West Baton Rouge inmate’s release from custody was mistake, matter under investigationUpdate, 3:17 p.m. Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Department of C
State corrections official: West Baton Rouge inmate’s release from custody was mistake, matter under investigation
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Update, 3:17 p.m. Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Department of Correction, said Jones’ release from custody is under investigation. “However, from preliminary information gathered today, it appears that Elayn Hunt Correctional Center... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Phelps creates quite a distraction, helps Arizona StateStandoff ends with suspect at Dickson County homeStandoff ends with suspect at
Phelps creates quite a distraction, helps Arizona State
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Standoff ends with suspect at Dickson County homeStandoff ends with suspect at Dickson County home The standoff ended around 7 a.m. Friday. Family members say the standoff between their relative and police at a Dickson County home has... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositions(All fines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ord
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositions
McDonough County Voice / Posted 14 days ago
(All fines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ordered to pay $10,514, including $8,267 for benefit of Hancock County; sentenced to 120 days in the Hancock County Jail and placed on two years conditional discharge for... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Top Golf breaking ground in a couple months in NashvilleGas odor prompts evacuation of Robertson County schoolGas odor prompts evacuati
Top Golf breaking ground in a couple months in Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Gas odor prompts evacuation of Robertson County schoolGas odor prompts evacuation of Robertson County school Robertson County dispatch has confirmed that East Robertson Elementary School is being evacuated due to a gas odor. More >> Robertson... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Gas odor prompts evacuation of Robertson County school Robertson County dispatch has confirmed that East Robertson Elementary School
Gas odor prompts evacuation of Robertson County school
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Robertson County dispatch has confirmed that East Robertson Elementary School is being evacuated due to a gas odor. More >> Robertson... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Monday deadline to register to vote in presidential primary Tennesseans who want to vote in the March 1 presidential primary must registe
Monday deadline to register to vote in presidential primary
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Tennesseans who want to vote in the March 1 presidential primary must register to vote by Monday. More >> Tennesseans who want to... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nissan to recall Altimas for third time to fix hood latches Nissan is recalling thousands of Altima midsize cars for a third time to fix
Nissan to recall Altimas for third time to fix hood latches
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Nissan is recalling thousands of Altima midsize cars for a third time to fix a latch problem that could let the hood fly open... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Search committee for MNPS director to hold final public meetingStandoff ends with suspect at Dickson County homeStandoff ends with suspect at
Search committee for MNPS director to hold final public meeting
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
Standoff ends with suspect at Dickson County homeStandoff ends with suspect at Dickson County home Family members say the standoff between their relative and police at a Dickson County home has ended. More >> Family members say the standoff between... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
South Nashville convenience store robbed twice in same week The Circle K at Nolensville Pike and Glenrose Avenue was first robbed on Tues
South Nashville convenience store robbed twice in same week
WSMV Nashville / Posted 14 days ago
The Circle K at Nolensville Pike and Glenrose Avenue was first robbed on Tuesday by two suspects wearing masks. On Thursday night,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police involved in standoff with suspect at Dickson County home Claylick Road at Petty Road is shut down as police work to negotiate with the
Police involved in standoff with suspect at Dickson County home
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Claylick Road at Petty Road is shut down as police work to negotiate with the suspect. Family members said the suspect was... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
US to collect equal pay data from all big employers The Obama administration is expanding a data collection program aimed at ferr
US to collect equal pay data from all big employers
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
The Obama administration is expanding a data collection program aimed at ferreting out abuses of equal pay laws. More >> The Obama administration... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man slain by chief a Spa City paroleeHOT SPRINGS -- Garland County Sheriff Mike McCormick on Thursday said the man k
Man slain by chief a Spa City parolee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
HOT SPRINGS -- Garland County Sheriff Mike McCormick on Thursday said the man killed Wednesday after exchanging gunfire with the Mountain Pine police chief was a parolee with a criminal history dating to 1993. Scott Francis Scanlon, 52, of Hot... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fitbit sued: Do the trackers work?Italy debating legalizing civil unions for gaysItaly debating legalizing civil
Fitbit sued: Do the trackers work?
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Italy debating legalizing civil unions for gaysItaly debating legalizing civil unions for gays Italian lawmakers were debating on Thursday the merits of allowing same-sex unions between gay couples. More >> Italian lawmakers were debating on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Photos show haunting remains of sunken cruise shipWhat does it take to expel an elected official?What does it take to expel an el
Photos show haunting remains of sunken cruise ship
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
What does it take to expel an elected official?What does it take to expel an elected official? Rep. Jeremy Durham speaks at the House Republican Caucus meeting. The Speaker of the House has pushed to expel Rep. Jeremy Durham. Can a lawmaker be... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
CIA releases its own 'X-Files' for those who want to believeWhoa! Tyra Banks is now a momWhoa! Tyra Banks is now a mom Never mind any TV s
CIA releases its own 'X-Files' for those who want to believe
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Whoa! Tyra Banks is now a momWhoa! Tyra Banks is now a mom Never mind any TV show woes, Tyra Banks has bigger things on her hands these days. More >> Never mind any TV show woes, Tyra Banks has bigger things on her hands these days. Kanye West... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Division II coach ties Summitt mark for wins at 4-yr schoolWhat does it take to expel an elected official?What does it take to expel an el
Division II coach ties Summitt mark for wins at 4-yr school
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
What does it take to expel an elected official?What does it take to expel an elected official? Rep. Jeremy Durham speaks at the House Republican Caucus meeting. The Speaker of the House has pushed to expel Rep. Jeremy Durham. Can a lawmaker be... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United Stat
Health official doubts Zika virus poses major threat to US
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
A leading Obama administration health official says he doubts the United States is vulnerable to a widespread outbreak of a virus... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What does it take to expel an elected official? Rep. Jeremy Durham speaks at the House Republican Caucus meeting. The Speake
What does it take to expel an elected official?
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Rep. Jeremy Durham speaks at the House Republican Caucus meeting. The Speaker of the House has pushed to expel Rep. Jeremy Durham. Can a lawmaker be... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Trump says Fox apologized to him in feudNashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weeken
Trump says Fox apologized to him in feud
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Nashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weekend The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on Thursday night. The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Cosby's lawyers: DA playing game of 'gotcha' after 12 yearsHouse Leader says 2 women told him Durham harassed themHouse Leader says 2 wome
Cosby's lawyers: DA playing game of 'gotcha' after 12 years
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
House Leader says 2 women told him Durham harassed themHouse Leader says 2 women told him Durham harassed them Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin Until this week, Republican leaders said they had only heard rumors that Rep. Jeremy Durham was “crossing... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Kathryn Bigelow to direct Detroit-set true crime dramaNashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weeken
Kathryn Bigelow to direct Detroit-set true crime drama
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Nashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weekend The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on Thursday night. The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Linden Mayor Jim Azbill diesNashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weeken
Linden Mayor Jim Azbill dies
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Nashville kicks off NHL All-Star WeekendNashville kicks off NHL All-Star Weekend The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on Thursday night. The 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend kicked off with a big concert in Nashville on... Read more
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