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Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked 21-year-old Jarod Dotson while two other officers handcuffed him, until the student fell to his knees. Dotson did not appear …

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Tennessee Road Rage: Man Charged with Attempted Murder

The East Knoxville County sheriff has charged 61-year-old Rodney Lee Scott with attempted first-degree murder after shooting a motorcyclist due to road rage. On Monday, 23-year-old Tyler Lakin and J.R. Trisler, 33, encountered Scott’s road rage as he was exiting I-640 onto Washington Pike. The two motorcyclists claim that Scott tried to ram them off the road as he was …

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