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KY Deputy Airlifted to UT Medical Center

KY Deputy Airlifted to UT Medical Center

A Kentucky Deputy was airlifted to UT Medical Center after a shooting Tuesday night. Kentucky State Police say 28-year-old McCreay County Deputy Dustin Watkins was responding to a domestic dispute. 48-year-old Mark Dungan was in a car outside the home when Watkins arrived. Officials say Dungan starting shooting hitting Watkins then fled the scene. He crashed…MORE

Morristown Man Killed in Hang Gliding Acciden

Morristown Man Killed in Hang Gliding Acciden

A Morristown man was killed in a hang gliding accident over the weekend. Authorities say 45-year-old Patrick Lucas was the only person on board. He crashed about a 100 yards from the Oliver Springs Airport Saturday night. Emergency Responders were on the scene shortly after the crash. Few details about the crash have been released.…MORE

VFL Albert Haynesworth Needs a Kidney

VFL Albert Haynesworth Needs a Kidney

VFL Albert Haynesworth released a shocking message Wednesday night. He says, doctors told him it was time to reach out to his family, friends and fans as he is in dire need of a kidney. Haynesworth posted a picture on Instagram from his hospital bed saying his kidneys have failed and he needs a donor…MORE

Endangered Child Alert for 2 Maury Co Children

Endangered Child Alert for 2 Maury Co Children

The TBI is looking for three Maury County children. Investigators say Amanda Essex and Michale Christian are the non-custodial parents of the children. 6-year-old Analia Essex, 2-year-old Abagail Christian and 1-year-old Michael Christian are missing. Analia has brown hair and brown eyes. Abigail has blonde hair and blue eyes. Michale has brown hair and blue eyes.…MORE

An ex-police officer and former University of Tennessee football player is being sued for using excessive force. A lawsuit filed by Brent Edward Cox claims Geraldo Orta shocked him with an stun gun and stomped on his neck in 2018 after catching him huffing gas. Cox filed the suit against Orta and the police department…MORE

Zebra Bites Under Investigation in Seymour

Zebra Bites Under Investigation in Seymour

An apparent series of Zebra bites are under investigation in Blount County. A sheriff’s office spokesperson says four people have received treatment this week for bites to their hands or arms. The bites allegedly happened at Brookhaven Animal Farm on I.C. King Road in Seymour, which is a private farm and is not open to…MORE

Knoxville Police Searching for Murder Suspect

Knoxville Police Searching for Murder Suspect

The Knoxville Police Department asking for you help finding an attempted murder suspect.  Twenty-one year old Ransom Cates is wanted by police for two counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder.  Police responding to a call at the 400 block of Dutch Valley Drive on June 22nd and found two victims. They were sent to UT…MORE

Endangered Child Alert for Cookeville Teen

Endangered Child Alert for Cookeville Teen

The TBI has issued an Endangered Child Alert for a Cookeville teen. 14-year-old Lukas Perez disappeared Monday. He has a medical condition and does not have his medication. Officials believe he may be in the Bluff City area. Perez is described as 5’9″, weighs 110, and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last…MORE

Tornado confirmed Fentress County

Tornado confirmed Fentress County

The National Weather Service confirms there was a tornado in Fentress County last week. Officials say it was an EF1 Friday Night. They say it was on the ground near Allardt for about 10 minus from the storms Friday. Our storm survey today confirmed an EF-1 #tornado struck eastern Fentress County in the Stockton area…MORE

FBI Needs Help Finding the “Big Box Bandit”

FBI Needs Help Finding the “Big Box Bandit”

The FBI office in Knoxville is asking for helping finding the “Big Box Bandit.” The man is wanted for robberies in three different states. He’s accused in robberies in May at the FSNB Bank at the Walmart in Clinton, and a few days later he hit another bank at the Walmart in Kingsport. He’s also…MORE

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