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driving on Bradyville Pike. Two years later he was acquitted of
vehicular homicide, tampering with evidence and filing a false report in
connection with the case. On Tuesday Killings was charged with
aggravated domestic assault for allegedly hitting and choking his
girlfriend. According to a police report filed by Stephanie Barrett,
Killings took her cell phone and got angry over text messages to another
man. Killings was arrested and placed on a twelve hour hold in the
Rutherford County Detention Center. Lakeisha White's family was unhappy
with the acquittal in the vehicular homicide trial. They're hoping for a
different outcome in the domestic assault case. In a written statement Stephanie Barrett says, "Ron is not a bad person, he just made a bad
decision. My hope is that he takes responsibility for his actions and
gets the help he needs."
Wednesday, October 31 2012, 10:36 PM CDT
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
Porsche tops in annual survey of vehicle quality
DETROIT (AP) -- Porsche is the top performer in an annual survey of new vehicle quality.
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