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Several injured people are being transported via ambulance and Lifestar helicopter from the scene of a fiery crash that has shut down all north- and southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Campbell County near Caryville, officials said.

Two students were hit in the parking lot of Rhea County High School after dismissal on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Rhea County dispatcher.

OMAHA, Neb. — A crew member with "Cops" was killed when Omaha police opened fire on a robbery suspect who also died, the production company behind the television show said Wednesday.

DEERFIELD, Va. — An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

ANGLETON, Texas — A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.

A 26-year-old man initially crashed his car at the 800 block of Chestnut Street downtown and continued to drive, until he got into a second crash on Rossville Avenue early Sunday morning, according to Tim McFarland, the public information officer for the Chattanooga Police Department.

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

The section of the Tennessee Riverwalk that has been closed for repairs will reopen at 3 p.m. today, county spokesman Mike Dunne said.

JERUSALEM — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.

The Cleveland Police Department has identified a third suspect in the burglaries of several Cleveland churches.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee officials say the state's School Bond Authority has just completed the sale of $345 million in higher education facilities bonds at historically low rates.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is leading the nation in improvements on Advanced Placement tests used to qualify high school students for college credits.

The curb lane of northbound 200 Market Street and the eastbound direction of East Aquarium Way between Market Street and Cherry Street will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday for signage installation.

NASHVILLE — George Barrett, a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities, has died. He was 86.

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