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Tennessee State Trooper makes Traffic Stop and Detects possible Human Sex Trafficking

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – On May 27th, 2015, Tennessee State Trooper Jonathan Scott assigned to THP’s Interdiction Plus Team (IPT), made a traffic stop that lead to the arrest of driver Rafael E. Quiroz-Martinez, 22, of Honduras for Human Sex Trafficking, and the safe recovery of a female victim.

While patrolling I-40 West in Knox County, Trooper Scott stopped a 2007 Honda Fit for window tint violation. As the trooper approached the vehicle, he observed several indicators of possible criminal activity within the vehicle.

During Trooper Scott’s interview of the driver and the vehicle’s 19 year old female passenger, several inconsistencies arose in their statements that caused additional suspicion. «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA’s prepares InSight Mars Lander for journey to Red Planet

 

Written by Guy Webster
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Testing is underway on NASA’s next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016.

The lander is called InSight, an abbreviation for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport. It is about the size of a car and will be the first mission devoted to understanding the interior structure of the Red Planet. Examining the planet’s deep interior could reveal clues about how all rocky planets, including Earth, formed and evolved.

The solar arrays on NASA's InSight lander are deployed in this test inside a clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver. This configuration is how the spacecraft will look on the surface of Mars. The image was taken on April 30, 2015. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin)

The solar arrays on NASA’s InSight lander are deployed in this test inside a clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver. This configuration is how the spacecraft will look on the surface of Mars. The image was taken on April 30, 2015. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin)

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Nashville Sounds break out early against Las Vegas 51s for 2-1 win at First Tennessee Park

 

Four Nashville Pitchers Combine For 10 Strikeouts And No Walks In 2-1 Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – In a game that had just seven hits, Nashville walked away with the series opener against Las Vegas on Friday night at First Tennessee Park, 2-1.

Combining yesterday’s 3-2 victory with tonight’s win marked the first time the Sounds won back-to-back one-run games this season. Nashville moved to 7-10 in one-run affairs and got their 10th win at home.

Nashville’s three hits were a season-low, but the home team got on the scoreboard first with a run in the second inning.

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Clarksville Police, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Burglar targeting vehicles in area Day Cares

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDMontgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – This morning, Clarksville Police Officers responded to multiple vehicle burglaries at preschools or child care facilities that were all in the same area of Clarksville.

One occurred at the Village of Sango Preschool on Country Lane, two occurred at Hilldale Church of Christ Preschool on State Highway 76, and one occurred at Just For Kids II LLC Child Care Center on Ashland City Road.

Images of one of possibly two suspect vehicles.

Images of one of possibly two suspect vehicles.

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AAA tells You how to Prepare for Your Summer Road Trip

 

AAATampa, FL – Emergencies are one of the fastest ways to put the brakes on a great vacation. While some motorists may not encounter problems, travelers can minimize the risk by planning ahead and preparing properly.

According to the American Driving Survey provided by AAA, Americans drive the most during the summer months, July-September. More than half (55.6%) of calls AAA receives from stranded motorists are due to dead batteries, flat tires, low fuel and lockouts.

AAA cautions drivers that auto maintenance is key to avoiding summertime travel breakdowns.

AAA cautions drivers that auto maintenance is key to avoiding summertime travel breakdowns.

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Clarksville Police charge Shoplifter with Multiple Charges after she becomes combative

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN -Yesterday, May 28th, 2015 at 5:15pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a Theft of Property Shoplifting call at Walmart on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

Chauntel Jackson, a 20-year-old Clarksville resident, was placed in custody for shoplifting. Ms. Jackson became combative during handcuffing and required three officers to hold her while her cuffs were placed behind her.

She kicked and spat on the first Officer, kicked and attempted to bite the second Officer, and dug her fingernails into the hand of the third Officer.

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Think Again if You’re Saving Your Stuff for Your Kids

 

Last Will and TestamentClarksville, TN – Most parents want to give their children a better life than they have had. Starting with their offspring’s infancy, parents make every attempt to provide the best they can afford for their children.

By the time their children are adults, many parents have provided not only food, clothing and shelter for their children but public or private school education, extra lessons and sports activities, possibly a college education, a vehicle to drive…..The list goes on and on.

Somewhere along the way, most parents begin to think that their household goods and family “treasures” are items they would like to pass on to their children. Up to a point, this is a good idea. However, several obstacles may present themselves. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Liberty Park Pond to temporarily close in preparation for Fishing Rodeo

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – In order to provide a fun experience for participants in the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) Youth Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 the Liberty Park pond will be closed to the public beginning at sunrise on Sunday, May 31st until sunrise on Sunday, June 7th.

The remainder of Liberty Park will be open to the public.

TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park

TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park

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APSU has 11 teams maintain progress in latest NCAA Academic Progress Rates report

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Eleven Austin Peay State University’s athletic teams maintained their progress or showed improvement in the latest release of the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rates (APR), Wednesday.

Women’s golf and volleyball were among those 11 teams to show improvement or maintain their APR from last season. Women’s golf posted a perfect 1000 for the third consecutive season. Volleyball’s 1000 mark was a five-point upswing from the previous season. Both of those teams received the NCAA APR Public Recognition Award last week.

11 Austin Peay teams maintain progress in latest NCAA APR report. (APSU Sports Information)

11 Austin Peay teams maintain progress in latest NCAA APR report. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Civil War Summer Camp at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center has a few spots remaining

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for history savvy youth. The Camp will be two, one-week sessions for boys and girls in the 5th and 6th grades this June.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for a student to learn about life during the Civil War and participate in activities relating to the period,” said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance.

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