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JCPD: Long-time Jefferson City Police Department Employee killed in Wreck

JCPD: Long-time Jefferson City Police Department Employee killed in Wreck

Jefferson City, TN (WOKI) The Jefferson City Police Department is mourning the loss of a veteran employee who died Thursday following a car accident. JCPD officials say the accident happened on Highway 11E near North Chucky Pike. They say Marilyn Jones, a records technician for 40 years, was killed after hitting a pickup truck. According…MORE

Dog Euthanized after Attacking, Killing 6-Week-Old Child: Young-Williams

Dog Euthanized after Attacking, Killing 6-Week-Old Child: Young-Williams

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) The Young-Williams Animal Center announcing Friday it has put down the dog that killed a six-week old child last month. The center had custody of the dog following the attack on 6-week-old Ezra Mansoor who was taking a nap in his crib when the family’s Husky attacked out of nowhere. The family…MORE

Pat Summitt Foundation to Honor LVFL’s Birthday with New Program

Pat Summitt Foundation to Honor LVFL’s Birthday with New Program

Knoxville, TN (WOKI / WVLT) The Pat Summitt Foundation is expected to rollout a new nationwide program in honor of the Lady VFL’s 72nd birthday. Created by the foundation with help from the University of Tennessee Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Pat’s Gameplan, aims to provide resources to those caring for a loved one with…MORE

Little Ponderosa Zoo in Anderson County in ‘Dire Need’ of Supplies

Little Ponderosa Zoo in Anderson County in ‘Dire Need’ of Supplies

Anderson County, TN (WOKI) Little Ponderosa Zoo, an Anderson County zoo and rescue, is asking the public for donations, saying they are in “dire need” of supplies. The rescue is home to a large variety of animals. From now until June 22, the zoo is offering a free small bucket of feed for guests who…MORE

One Dead after Cumberland County Wrong-Way Motorcycle Crash, Report Says

One Dead after Cumberland County Wrong-Way Motorcycle Crash, Report Says

Cumberland County, TN (WOKI) A person is dead following a motorcycle crash Wednesday in Cumberland County. The crash happened on I-40 East around 8:00 p.m. near mile marker 336, between Rockwood and Crab Orchard. Tennessee Highway Patrol officials say a Ford F-150 was heading west in the eastbound lane when it hit the motorcycle head-on.…MORE

An Investigation is Underway After Drowning Death of 2 year-old in Tellico Plains

An Investigation is Underway After Drowning Death of 2 year-old in Tellico Plains

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning death of a 2-year-old girl in Tellico Plains. First responders were dispatched to a home yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon for a drowning.  Officials say some children were playing outside with their mother when she went inside for a restroom break. When she returned outside, she was searching…MORE

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