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CROSSVILLE POLICE NAB MIDNIGHT-SNACKING BURGLAR AT OLD MAIL ROAD HOME
Late Sunday night, Crossville police were dispatched to an Old Mail Road residence for a report of an active burglar who was in the kitchen eating the resident’s food. Police found 29-year-old Bruce Andrew Barison of Crossville making himself quite at home. The owner said he awakened to noises in hi
TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN FELONY WEAPONS CHARGES FOR CROSSVILLE MAN
While patrolling in the Mayland area late Tuesday night, Cumberland County deputies came upon an older pickup truck that neither stopped at a stop sign nor used its turn signal. The deputy initiated a traffic stop along U.S. Highway 70 North.
HYDER FOUND IN POSSESSION OF METH, FAKE URINE AFTER TRAFFIC STOP
Late Tuesday evening, Cumberland County deputies stopped 25-year-old Kelli Jean Hyder of Crossville for driving 66 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 70 West. Deputies said Hyder appeared nervous, and her hands were “shaking profoundly” as she handed over her driver’s license.
Miami man busted with 68 pounds cocaine on I-40 in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A traffic violation led to a huge bust by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last week, resulting in the seizure of 68 pounds of cocaine. The THP says the traffic stop took place on February 13 on I-40 in Henderson County.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform at 'Old South' fraternity parties
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was 17 when he joined the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Auburn University, which every spring held an "Old South" party where he and other members dressed in Confederate uniforms.
ROBINSON JAILED FOR AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT
In the wake of an incident reported last Friday, Cumberland County deputies arrested and charged 38-year-old Cory B. Robinson of Crossville with felony aggravated domestic assault. Robinson was said to have assaulted his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of Sawmill Market, where she had gone to meet
CPD’s ‘No Scam Zone’ helps public ID scams
The Crossville Police Department has announced a first-of-its-kind “No Scam Zone” program, designed to help protect victims of scams. The department has partnered with the Crossville-Cumberland County Crime Stoppers to create a free training program for local businesses selling gift cards, pre-paid
Police investigating disappearance of 24-year-old Tennessee woman
DYERSBURG, TN (WTHR) - A Tennessee woman has been missing for nearly a week. The search for 24-year-old Shelby Hubbard started Friday, February 15 when her mother called police, WMC reported. Hubbard, who is from Dyersburg, Tennessee had gone missing, but her purse and keys were still at home.
Mudslide injured 1 in East Tennessee
SURGOINSVILLE, TN (AP) - A mudslide in East Tennessee has injured one person and closed a highway. Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson told news outlets that the mudslide occurred Thursday morning on State Route 70 and involved two cars. He said one person was transported from the scene by ambulanc
Man killed in East Tennessee mudslide after truck rolls down 200 foot embankment
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn (WCYB) — UPDATE: (3:15 p.m.) A man has died in Hawkins County after part of Tennessee State Route 70 washed away due to heavy rains and his vehicle rolled down a 200 foot embankment.
One person injured in mudslide on Tennessee highway
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mudslide in East Tennessee has injured one person and closed a highway. Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson told news outlets that the mudslide occurred Thursday morning on State Route 70 and involved two cars. He said one person was transported from the scene by ambul
Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study
(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met
Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.
Counterfeit money going around Tennessee
Counterfeit money is making its way around East Nashville and tricking restaurant employees. We've all seen that pen restaurants, banks, and stores use to make sure your cash is real.
Workers detained in massive Tennessee raid sue ICE officers
April 5 of last year began like any other day for Martha Pulido. But after arriving at her job in a meatpacking plant near Morristown in East Tennessee, she suddenly heard officers yelling at workers to put up their hands, she said.
Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.
Report: 7 rural hospitals at 'high financial risk' in Tennessee
(WVLT) -- Across the United States, rural hospitals are at risk. According to a new report from Navigant, 95 rural hospitals across 26 states have closed since 2010. Talk of hospital closures hits home for those in East Tennessee. Tennova closed the old St. Mary's Hospital and Lakeway Regional Hospi
Viewer photos of heavy rainfall’s effects across the Tennessee Valley
Rain fell across North Alabama and southern Tennessee for another day, flooding waterways and roads across the area. In addition to the 2-3 inches of rain the fell across the area Tuesday, and a chance of rain remains in the forecast each day through Sunday.
Roads blocked, closed across Middle Tennessee due to flooding
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, flash flooding is becoming more and more of a concern. Here is a list of roads and waterways local responders say to avoid due to current or possible flooding:
Tennessee Police Officer Shares Emotional Final Call with Dispatcher Daughter Before Retirement
A Tennessee police officer left his lieutenant post after 25 years recently, and shared an emotional final call with his daughter, a dispatcher. Chattanooga Police Lt. Austin Garrett retired from the department earlier this month before joining the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, WTVC reported