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assault charge after a woman in a wheelchair said she felt physically
threatened by the Spring City Republican on the day of the primary election.
A spokesman for the Rhea County Sherriff's Office said Cobb was
booked and released on $3,000 bond on Tuesday. Cobb, who has served in
the Legislature for six years, lost the Aug. 2 Republican primary to
insurance agent Ron Travis by 103 votes.
A grand jury indictment handed down Monday said Cobb caused Wanda
Sue Goins, a Travis supporter, to reasonably fear imminent bodily injury.
Cobb in a phone interview denied that he threatened the woman and
called the allegations politically motivated.
Cobb is the third Republican state lawmaker indicted in the past year.
Wednesday, October 3 2012, 03:49 AM CDT
Couple's bodies found in their Blount County home
May 20, 2013 20:14 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Blount (blunt) County sheriff's office says preliminary results of autopsies on the bodies of a couple found dead in their home in Louisville (LEW'-ihs-vil) show their deaths are consistent with murder-suicide.
Marian O'Briant said in an email that it appears 54-year-old Steven Adkins shot 53-year-old Rebecca Adkins, then shot himself.
O'Briant said a family member found the bodies Sunday night. It wasn't clear how long they had been dead.
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: FINANCIAL TIMES SITS HACKED
LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
BRAS A FIRE HAZARD?
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.