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UPDATE: The search for an armed and dangerous fugitive in northwest Tennessee continues for the tenth straight day.

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A Barren County man has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Horse Cave and its police department. 

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A former west Kentucky police officer is receiving 42 months in federal prison for arresting a citizen who attempted to file a complaint against him.

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City officials in Kuttawa say Kentucky State Police are investigating financial irregularities from its general operating fund and community events account. 

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19-year-old Tyler Jones of Ledbetter, Kentucky is being charged with murder after 15-year-old Payton Hurt of Boaz died Sunday night from a shooting incident.

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  Authorities appealed for the public's help Thursday in finding a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy. 

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A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was fatally shot during an altercation in a city outside of Nashville on Wednesday. Police are searching for the suspect and believe him to be “armed and dangerous.”

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One 22-year-old man ended a fight with another by fatally shooting him inside a Tennessee mall on Thursday, and then gave up his weapon and surrendered, saying he didn't want any more trouble, police said.

Murray State University Police

  A suspect involved in a stabbing early Wednesday morning in Murray is in custody.

Updated at 5:01 p.m. ET

This week alone, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has visited three states to push the Justice Department's efforts to crack down on what he describes as a crime wave sweeping the nation.

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