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Sigurd Barbee, 59, was subdued and taken into custody after he attempted to remove the pistol at at 4th Ave. S. and Broadway, according to police records.
Barbee is in Davidson County Jail on $32,500.
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Police chief: No charges likely in Va parade crash
May 21, 2013 15:57 GMT
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) -- Authorities say the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town's parade won't likely face charges.
Damascus Police Chief Bill Nunley says the driver in the Saturday incident that injured about 50 people had a medical issue that caused him to lose control of his car.
Nunley says that while the investigation is ongoing, authorities haven't found any criminal intent.
He identified the driver as 87-year-old Deward Blevins of Shady Valley, Tenn., who remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Blevins' 1997 Cadillac was one of the last vehicles in the Hikers Parade at the Trail Days festival, an annual celebration of the Appalachian Trail in Damascus, near the Tennessee state line.
Most of those injured were treated and released Saturday. Two were kept at hospitals overnight.
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BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stock markets fell today as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve to telegraph what it plans to do next with its economic stimulus program.
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IN THE NEWS: iPHONE RECOVERED AFTER THEFT IN OREGON
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- A smartphone, plus a not-so-smart criminal -- equals an arrest in Oregon.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Washington University students will soon be walking all over the White House and the Capitol, too.