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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents.

If all goes as planned, Chattanooga’s first emergency family shelter for men, women and children will open in mid-December.

At the third annual Tennessee Tow Show on Friday, Paul Saffelle whipped the steering wheel of his tow truck around as he tried to park a car attached to the end of his truck just inches from another parked car.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — The ex-girlfriend of a Ringgold homeowner fatally shot another woman in the house Friday, Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk said.

A former Chattanooga Industrial Development Board chairman says the City Council's recent move to take more responsibility for the development board doesn't go far enough.

After two days of testimony and arguments, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bill Carter summarized a court hearing's key issue with one question.

Downtown parking spaces were full on Friday — like normal — except not with cars.

WEST PALM BEACH — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a new report.

NASHVILLE — While Gov. Bill Haslam is keeping the door open to an expansion of the public prekindergarten program in Tennessee, any such move would remain a tough sell among some fellow Republicans in the Legislature.

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Someone entered a neo-Nazi's LaFayette, Ga., home, lit a mattress and two couches on fire and ran away.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — After 10 years on the Cleveland Municipal Airport Authority, Lynn DeVault has moved on.

A man was killed Thursday night at a Dalton, Ga., property owned by Marketing Alliance Group after what authorities said was an industrial accident.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Lee University's new $10 million communication arts facility was the centerpiece of Celebration 2014, a campuswide event that recognized the liberal arts school's programs, faculty, students and benefactors.

Charges of driving under the influence filed against local businessman Albert Waterhouse have been nullified and expunged from his record after prosecutors could not provide proof that he was intoxicated when he was arrested in January.

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