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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman says she found a dead body in her back yard while hunting for Easter eggs with her 3-year-old son. Tara Hanouskova says she had noticed a foul smell but didn't find the source until Wednesday. An autopsy shows the man suffered from a medical condition that could have led to his death.

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in six West Tennessee counties have arrested 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep. The sweep was carried out by the Multi-Jurisdictional Violent Crime and Gang Task Force. Officers seized four firearms, three meth labs and drugs including marijuana and cocaine.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say an officer has been charged with sexual battery after an encounter with a woman at a traffic stop. Police say Meeko Evans inappropriately touched the woman's breasts before releasing her from the Feb. 11 traffic stop.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Court records show circuit judges in Rutherford County have recused themselves from hearing a lawsuit over a mosque cemetery. A group of residents sued after county officials approve a request form the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro that sought a permit for the cemetery.

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