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Maryville woman charged with 21 counts of animal cruelty admits to neglecting pets

A Maryville woman is facing 21 charges of aggravated animal cruelty after admitting she knowingly abandoned numerous animals at her home, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office. After turning herself in Friday evening, deputies say 43-year-old Amy Robertson admitted to leaving her home abo

WBIR - 2018-01-20 21:59:00

Hawkins man pleads to lesser offense

A Hawkins County man indicted for conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of crystal meth will plead to a lesser offense, cutting his presumptive federal prison term in half, to five years, according to court documents. In November 2016, Scottie Delph, 48, sold crystal meth to a Hawkins County S

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 03:57:00

Cosby woman seriously injured in single-car wreck

NEWPORT-Slick and icy roads led to the cause of a single-car accident that left a Cosby woman seriously injured on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to area of McGaha Chapel Road near Holly Tree Lane concerning a single-vehicle accident at 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.


Going to the Smokies during the government shutdown? Here's what you need to know

Subscribed, but don't have a login? What does the federal government shutdown mean for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? In a nutshell, some things will remain open and some will not, according to Dana Soehn, spokeswoman for the park. Roads, trails accessible, but no services "The park will r

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-20 15:50:37

Shooting incident leaves Knoxville man in critical condition

NEWPORT-The Cocke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that left one man seriously injured and other people facing charges on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to 650 Epley Road, concerning a shooting incident at 5 a.m. Upon arrival, Sgt. Max La


Regal holds large moving sale before relocating to S. Knoxville waterfront

People across East Tennessee came out to the Regal location in Halls to purchase things from movie theater seats to old movie memorabilia on Saturday. On Friday, the company said everything must go. Sure enough, hundreds came out to purchase most of what was offered at the moving sale. All proceed

WBIR - 2018-01-21 02:23:00

"You're the pretty girl at the party!"

BY: DUAY O'NEIL NPT Assistant Editor NEWPORT-Cocke County recently hosted three weekend visitors whose purpose was to examine local tourist venues and to see what sort of experience tourists have in Cocke County. Without identifying themselves they dined at local restaurants, stayed at a local bed-a


Suspect in Knoxville officer-involved shooting in jail after leaving hospital

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Ronnie Lucas Wilson, the man accused of shooting a Knoxville police officer last Thursday night, underwent his jail arraignment Friday morning. On Thursday, January 11, police responded to 5405 Washington Pike just after 8:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting near the Target

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 04:01:00

Man facing DWI charge in Raleigh I-40 wrong-way crash that killed 2

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Durham man was charged Sunday with DWI and death by vehicle in a fatal wrong-way crash that happened on Interstate 40 in Raleigh Thursday night, police said.CLICK TO VIEW LARGER PHOTOS OF THE SUSPECT AND CRASH SCENE Two people died and two others were injured in the crash th

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-21 21:36:16

3 teens killed in head-on Wake County crash, officials say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Three local teenagers died in a two-vehicle crash in Wake County early Sunday, officials said. The crash was reported just before 2 a.m. on Buffaloe Road near Forestville Road, North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper Christopher Knox said in a news release. The crash invol

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-21 22:18:34

One person found dead at Raleigh apartment fire

Officials found one person dead at a Raleigh apartment complex that caught fire Sunday morning, according to news reports. About 30 firefighters arrived at Summit Avent Ferry Apartments in Raleigh, near Lake Johnson, around 7:20 a.m. to battle the fire, which was quickly contained to one apartment

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-21 17:54:00

Man dies in apartment fire near NCSU

Raleigh, N.C. - One man died Sunday morning in an apartment fire near North Carolina State University, according to officials with the Raleigh Police Department. Around 7:30 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at an apartment complex located in the 1000 block of Avent Hill, located off Avent Ferr

WRAL - 2018-01-21 20:02:04

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle

A pedestrian was killed Friday night while crossing North Wesleyan Boulevard in front of the Mayflower Restaurant. David Wheaton, Jr., 36, was struck about 7:44 p.m. Friday night by a vehicle on the 1500 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard. Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department said Whe

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Man who died in Raleigh police custody had torn bag in stomach, report says

Curtis Roeman Mangum being walked outside to a stretcher. City of Raleigh image RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A man who died in police custody earlier this month had a torn plastic bag in his stomach when he died, according to a report issued by Raleigh police. Curtis Roeman Mangum, 33, died in the early

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-20 00:32:19

Blaze guts Vaughan Street house; pets alert homeowner to fire

Mike Dickey could only watch helplessly as approximately 30 firefighters from four county fire departments worked to bring a fire at his home at 2000 Vaughan Street under control early Sunday morning. The house occupied by Dickey and his friend, Angela Harding, appeared to be a total loss, but Dicke

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-21 16:01:00

#ICYMI: Your best snow photos from last week

Check out this beautiful photo of downtown Raleigh sent to us on Wednesday by Dan Barnes! In case you missed it, here's a look at our top images and galleries from last week's snow! Kids of all ages playing in the snow Snowmen and other snow creatures You made all kinds of creatures and forts! Ruler

WRAL - 2018-01-21 19:34:00

Shooting near college sends 2 to hospital in critical condition

JACKSON, Tenn. - Two young men are in critical condition after police say shots broke out near Lane College late Friday night. "It's very scary, since our school is right there," Lane College student Tea Fisher said. Jackson police say they got the call around 9:30 Friday night, rushing to the 700 b

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 03:14:20

MCSO deputy arrested, suspended with pay

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn - Madison County Sheriff John Mehr confirmed a deputy has been arrested. Deputy Shane Paar is allegedly accused of simple domestic assault, involving his son. The incident occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday on Madelyn Cove in Oakfield. Deputy Paar has been placed on administrative

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 04:35:04

2 suspects wanted in armed robbery at Smryna gas station

According to the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office, two suspects are wanted after robbing a Smyrna gas station with semi-automatic weapons. The robbery occurred at Allmaville Market around 7:45 p.m. on Friday evening. Detective Sgt. Jackson said the two suspects were allegedly carrying two semi-auto

WSMV - 2018-01-20 07:26:00

Jackson shooting sends 2 victims to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.-At 8:40 Friday night, Jackson Police got a call of a shooting at the 700 block of North Hays Avenue, south of Lane College. A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staffer says Lane College called and alerted students. Jackson Police say two victims have gunshot wounds and were transported by ambula

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 04:45:46