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Four Charged Following Traffic Stop

Four people received various charges including drug possession and tampering with evidence following a traffic stop Saturday on East Andrew Johnson Highway.After initiating the traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired registration, Officer Larry Gilbert called a K-9 officer, which alerted to the od

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 14:30:00

Knox County teacher killed in Monday morning crash

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WDKY) - A Knox County teacher was killed in an early morning crash Monday.Knox County Public Schools Superintendent Kelly Sprinkles shared a letter confirming the incident.Sprinkles said Brian Justice died as the result of a multi-vehicle crash.Justice was a teacher at Knox County

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2018-10-15 09:57:04

Former London doctor facing child pornography charges

A criminal complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court in St. Louis against a former London doctor for production of child pornography.Court documents allege Dr. Ashu Joshi, 47, directed a 16-year-old girl from Kentucky to take and send sexually explicit photos and videos of herself to Joshi. Th

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-10-15 04:20:57

Intoxicated man threatens workers at local haunted forest

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- An intoxicated man threatened to stab the next person who scared him at a haunted forest and grabbed a juvenile working in the forest by the neck, according to a police report.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-15 15:46:00

UPDATE: Children killed in house fire identified

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Two children are dead following an early morning house fire in Greene County, according to Mosheim Volunteer Fire Department Chief Harold Williamson.

WATE - 2018-10-14 18:50:53

Knox Co. teacher dies in multiple vehicle crash - ABC 36 News

“We are saddened by the death of one of our teachers, Brian Justice, who passed away this morning after being involved in a multiple vehicle accident. Brian was a teacher at Knox County Learning Academy and an employee of KCPS for two years. Prior to coming to Knox County, Justice worked in Tennesse

WTVQ - 2018-10-15 18:02:39

Kentucky radio tower topples in apparent act of vandalism

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky radio tower has toppled in an apparent act of vandalism, and it has forced a radio station off the air.

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2018-10-15 14:57:54

Kentucky man charged with murder in Lockport death investigation

LAGRANGE, Ky. (WKYT) -A Smithfield man has been charged with murder in connection to a death investigation by Kentucky State Police.20-year-old Gregory Heightchew was served a warrant on Friday at about 2:15p.m. at the Oldham County Detention Center where he was being held for other charges, includi

WKYT 27 - 2018-10-14 09:40:00

2 dead in Greene County house fire

Two people are dead following an early morning house fire in Greene County, according to Greene County Sheriff Wesley Holt.Greene County dispatch tells News Channel 11 the fire happened at a home on Pruitt Road North. The call came in around 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning.According to Greene County dispat

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-14 11:58:51

Man falls off roof at 3M Midway plant, medical helicopter responding

According to the Greene County Sheriff, a medical helicopter has been called to the3MMidway plant in Midway, Tenn.

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-14 09:49:53

Crews respond to house engulfed in flames in New Market

Top Local StoriesCrews respond to house engulfed in flames in New MarketGulf Power explains how to help crews working to restore powerKnoxville woman charged with attempted first-degree murder,aggravated arsonThe New Market Fire Department responded to a call just after 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning.Crew

WATE - 2018-10-14 14:12:17

Judge dismisses lawsuit over fatal firefighter shooing - Harlan Daily

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging excessive force was used by a Kentucky firefighter who fatally shot a man who had grabbed a police officer’s gun.The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood says the lawsuit filed by the f


It's in the mail (almost)

To avoid interest and potential penalties, property owners must pay those taxes (which cover the period of Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31 2018) by February 28, 2019.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-10-14 13:30:00

Knoxville woman charged with attempted first-degree murder,aggravated arson

Upon arrival, the victim told officers that she was in the shower. When she got out of the shower, the bed in her father and fiance's room was on fire. Boling is the fiance of the victim's father. Boling told the victim the bed was on fire.


Drawing a line in the sand - Middlesboro Daily News

The first step for change is to decide that we will not tolerate something any longer. Drawing a line in the sand is powerful. It forces us to try new things. When we raise the necessity in our lives, then we are able to change.Any time that I get into a slump, and allow myself to stay there, then I

DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-14 10:34:00

Harlan Haunt Fest kicks off the season - Harlan Daily

Photos submittedHarlan Haunt Fest was held last weekend at the Harlan Center. The fifth annual event is a pop-culture and horror festival featuring genre celebrities from film, TV, music, art and literature, along with special events, contests, prizes, Cosplay, crafts, music, masquerade, and all sor


Kentucky's labor surplus is swelling, new federal data indicates

Data from the Employment and Training Administration, which tracks jobs data for the Department of Labor, published in September reported Kentucky's number of labor surplus areas (LSA) grew from 49 counties and three cities to 52 counties and three cities. The administration gives LSA status to plac

MESSENGER - 2018-10-14 05:00:00

This Strange Monument In Kentucky Will Haunt Your Dreams

There are many things in Kentucky that may leave you scratching your head or even a bit creeped out. Haunted hotels, spooky graveyards, and downright terrifying tales can be experienced all over our state, but there is one place in the small town of Mayfield that will definitely have you a little we


Sisters a ‘unique’ pair for featured quilter exhibition - Harlan Daily

The centerpiece of the Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ has long been the quilt exhibit and contest showcasing beautiful, masterfully-stitched patchworks. During last weekend’s two-day festival, they hung in the gallery of the Godbey Appalachian Center on the SKCTC Cumberland campus.While the festival


The Latest: Kentucky’s governor, top senator greet Trump

President Donald Trump says Republican Andy Barr, a Kentucky congressman, is a “fantastic guy” whose vote Trump needs to make America great again.