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Sinkhole to close eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County

A sinkhole has created a depression on Interstate 24 eastbound near mile marker 9, and traffic was backed up for about two miles Monday morning. Only one of three lanes of traffic were shut down as of 11 a.m., but all three lanes were to be closed, and all eastbound traffic was to be stopped, as soo

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 16:05:51

Man charged with attempted murder in alleged baseball bat attack

An Anderson County man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly beating another man in the head, arms, and back with a baseball bat at a car wash in Oliver Springs in the summer of 2016, according to court records. Clayton Perry Jones, 53, of Dutch Valley Road, was indicted by the Ande

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2018-03-19 15:05:12

Why the legacy of Tennessee's greatest war hero may not be the Medal of Honor

PALL MALL, Tenn. - Until he was old enough to buy and trade his own comic books, Gerald York thought his grandfather was just an ordinary man. Alvin C. York - Tennessee's most famed war hero and among the most recognized Americans from World War I - was "always jovial, always fun." Today, his name i

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 00:00:00

Crews battling apartment complex fire in Sumner County

Crews are working to battle an apartment complex fire in Sumner County. The fire is happening at the Copper Ridge Apartments on New Highway 52 East in Westmoreland. Several additional agencies have responded, including firefighters from Portland and Gallatin. It's not clear if anyone was injured in

WSMV - 2018-03-19 13:54:00

PARIS TN: Dump truck driver charged after repair shop altercation

A business disagreement apparently angered the driver of a dump truck so much he punched a man and drove the truck into a parked vehicle Friday at a Henry County business. Robert W. Hawkins, 61, of Big Rock was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and felony vandalism after the incident at D

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 00:46:00

2 McCreary men plead guilty in local court

Two McCreary County men were in Pulaski Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty in separate cases. James Kenneth Petty, 25, of Pine Knot pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure in connection to incidents occurring in the summers of 2012 and 2013.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 11:30:00

Hair color remains in dress code

The policy committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education decided to keep a prohibition on "non-natural" hair color in the proposed dress code changes. "If we set a standard for our children, we hope that our children would rise to that standard," said Teresa Boston, 8th District representati

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 17:32:00

City to offer $225K for handle mill property

If the city's offer is approved, the former handle mill property on Webb Ave. could be used for parking near the downtown area and the library. The offer is contingent on the sale of right-of-way property owned by the NFS Railroad. The Crossville City Council approved offering $225,000 for the old h

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 17:34:00

PARIS TN: Alleged four-wheeler thief goes through swamp to elude law

The Henry County Sheriff's Department is offering a $500 reward for any information leading to the arrest of a man who escaped from authorities early Friday morning after allegedly stealing a four-wheeler in Benton County. The man is described as a clean shaven white male with blonde hair and a medi

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 00:42:00

Knox County Sheriff searching for gas station robber

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of robbing a gas Saturday afternoon. According to the preliminary investigation, a man entered the Shell, located at 8901 Oak Ridge Highway, around 1 p.m. and demanded money. He fled in a charcoal grey Nissan sedan. He is

WATE - 2018-03-18 23:16:32

Man killed after boulder crashes through windshield on highway - WSMV News 4

Chris Lopez was in the passenger seat of a car driven by his pregnant wife when a boulder crashed through their windshield, killing him Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (Source: Family, KTLA via CNN) California Highway Patrol said someone intentionally dropped the boulder onto a freeway in Pasadena Tuesday,


Strunk man deemed competent to stand trial

KNOX COUNTY - A Strunk man facing multiple charges stemming from a May 2017 police pursuit that ended in a crash has been ruled competent to stand trial. The pursuit began after a Knox County deputy spotted a GMC Sierra, driven by Thomas James Honeycutt, 40, that had been reported stolen from Yaden'


Knoxville man charged in recent Suntrust Bank robbery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Mark A. Stallings, 58, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn. was arrested for the March 5, 2018, robbery of the Suntrust Bank on Andrew Johnson Highway in Knoxville. Stallings appeared before the Honorable Dennis H. Inman, U.S. Magistrate Judge on March 14, 2018


Knox County authorities search for man accused of robbing gas station

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit Knox County authorities are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a gas station in West Knox County on Saturday aftern

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-18 23:48:21

I tried a judgmental shooting simulator with the TBI. Here's what I learned.

I clutched the Glock, my sweaty palms slipping lower and lower on the grip of the pistol. "Stop!" I shouted, trying my best to sound commanding. "Put down the knife!" The angry teenager loomed over the female student he had knocked to the ground in the middle of a school hallway. Holding the blade u

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-18 12:00:05

Pedestrian hit by truck near Spring Street

A pedestrian hit by a truck at the intersection of North Washington Avenue and Broad Street Thursday afternoon is now in critical condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center.A statement from the ... This item is available in full to subscribers. A pedestrian hit by a truck at the intersection of North Wa


Police looking for missing Wayne Co. 15-year-old

MONTICELLO, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are looking for a missing girl from Wayne County. Troopers say 15-year-old Amabel Felix was last seen at her foster home in Monticello Wednesday night. They say she left the home sometime during the night and may be with 50-year-old Daniel P. York, of


Five Coffee County churches team up with EMA to establish storm shelters

With the severe weather season approaching, the Coffee County Emergency Management Agency has received numerous calls from county residents looking for somewhere they can go to take shelter during severe weather, especially tornadoes. According to EMA Director Allen Lendley, typically the requests a


Somerset man sentenced to a year in case involving stray cat

A Somerset man was sentenced to a year in prison Thursday to resolve two separate cases - one involving a stray cat. Justin Richard Roark, 30, appeared before Pulaski Circuit Judge Jeffrey Burdette for final sentencing on charges of Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000 and Torture of a Dog/Cat wi


Dump truck overturns into ditch

The driver of a dump truck that overturned near a ditch Tuesday morning on Hawkins Crawford Road walked away from the scene with no injuries. Tennessee Highway Patrol's report names Travis ... This item is available in full to subscribers. The overturned truck on Hawkins Crawford Road Tuesday morni