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Hwy 321 Closed Toward Townsend

Hwy 321 Closed Toward Townsend

Problems traveling in and out of Townsend this morning. Officials say a rock slide is blocking Highway 321, East Lamar Alexander Parkway. The roadway is closed in both directions near Long Branch Road between Walland and Townsend. The hope to have the road back open this afternoon. Until then, traffic is being routed around on…MORE

Woman Killed by THP in Claiborne County

Woman Killed by THP in Claiborne County

A woman shot and killed by officers in Claiborne County Sunday afternoon. The TBI says Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers first spotted a wanted car in Grainger County. They say the driver refused to pull over and led troopers on a chase into Claiborne County. She eventually stopped near Leffew Lane and took off on foot. Troopers…MORE

3rd Death in 4 Years at Hotel Pool

3rd Death in 4 Years at Hotel Pool

A three-year-old boy found unconscious in a hotel pool has died, the third drowning at the hotel in the last four years. Knoxville police say 3-year-old Raymond Whitlock died at the hospital Sunday. He was found Saturday in the pool at the Quality Inn and Suites on North Cedar Bluff Road. Investigators say the boy…MORE

Concealed Carry Citizen Stops Tri-Cities Shooter

Concealed Carry Citizen Stops Tri-Cities Shooter

Officials say a concealed carry citizen stopped a shooter in the Tri-Cities. The Sullivan County Sheriff says a husband went into a dental office in Kingsport where he shot and killed his wife. A bystander with a gun shot the husband and held him until police got there. The shooting happened 9:30 Wednesday morning. The…MORE

2 Dead 1 Critical After Anderson County Fire

2 Dead 1 Critical After Anderson County Fire

The TBI is investigating a fatal house fire in Anderson County. Two people killed a third person was sent to the hospital. Fire crews got the call around 5:30 yesterday to Scott Brogan Lane. A woman who came out of the home is in critical condition. Once flames were extinguished two bodies were discovered inside.…MORE

Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

A bank robbery suspect is in custody. Officials say no customers were at the TN-Connect Credit Union in Seymour Monday morning when the robbery happened. Authorities say the man approached tellers and demanded money. A deputy spotted the suspect as he left and a chase ensued. The FBI announced the suspect was picked up Monday…MORE

Victim Identified, Lenoir City Murder Suspect Charged

Victim Identified, Lenoir City Murder Suspect Charged

authorities identified the victim in a Monday morning fatal shooting in Lenoir City. Investigators say 23 year old Dakota Willard died in the incident, which happened at a home on Lee Hi Street in Lenoir City. Following a manhunt in Loudon and Knox counties, authorities arrested 26 year old David Miles, he’s charged with first…MORE

FBI Looking for Suspect in Credit Card Theft

FBI Looking for Suspect in Credit Card Theft

The FBI is asking for your help trying to locate a woman accused of using a stolen check card. Officials say thieves smashed the window of a car outside a Knox County daycare last week and took credit cards, checks and more. Officials say the suspects cashed thousands of dollars using the stolen checks. They…MORE

Another Big Catfish Caught in TN

Another Big Catfish Caught in TN

A young angler reeled in an 80-pound blue catfish last month. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Alex Woody caught the fish at Ft. Loudoun Lake near Lenoir City Park. Officials say while, “it may not be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle, but it took Alex for a fun ride!”MORE

Middle TN Teacher Accused of Relationship with Student

Middle TN Teacher Accused of Relationship with Student

A Middle Tennessee high school teacher is charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Solicitation of a Minor. 35-year-old Douglas Richmond was arrested Tuesday. Officials were called to Gallatin High School when the principal learned about an alleged relationship between a student and Richmond. The teenager told police she and Richmond were texting for…MORE

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“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

I can’t believe we’ve come to the finale episode of Season 1. I’m so excited about what we’ve accomplished since launching this podcast in June—and that includes YOU listening, watching and reading this. We will definitely keep things going in 2019, but we have the perfect way to wrap things up in 2018. Our guest…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

I can’t believe Season 1 of Women Want to Hear Women is winding down. Since launching in June, we have completed 23 amazing episodes featuring some of the genre’s biggest names, rising stars and up-and-comers. Before we close Season 1 next week with a sit-down interview with Cam—I’m so excited—I thought it would be fun…

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