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Former police officer indicted on statutory rape

Posted: 06/09/2011 - -A Former Clinton Police officer was arrested and charged with statutory rape. The mother of the 17-year-old girl told police that Chisum had inappropriate contact with her daughter.

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Ex-soldier charged with theft of military gear

Posted: 06/07/2011 - Federal prosecutors have brought charges against a former soldier accusing him of stealing a large amount of military equipment from the Fort Campbell Army installation in 2007.

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Governor signs new law to crack down on meth production

Updated: 06/07/2011 - Governor Bill Haslam hopes a new law will help the state combat the growing meth problem. The I Hate Meth act implements a real time tracking system that finds people buying pseudo ephedrine to create and sell the dangerous drug.

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Broken air conditioner affects more than 500 in jail

Posted: 06/03/2011 - The air conditioning unit at the county jail in Chattanooga is broken, and with daytime temperatures in the 90s, prisoners are being allowed perks such as frequent servings of ice cream and Popsicles.

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Teen father accused of trying to smother baby

Posted: 06/03/2011 - Police arrested Dakota Eldridge Thursday night after he came to Erlanger Hospital with his 12-week-old baby, according to a news release from the police.

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Judge sets aside Kenny Bartley's guilty plea

Updated: 06/02/2011 - A judge accepts motion to dismiss Kenny Bartley's plea withdrawal motion. Bartley was able to get the court to throw out a guilty plea he entered as part of a deal struck when he was fifteen.

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