DRIVER SAID HIS GPS TOOK THEM TO TRAIN TRACKS – TRUCK HIT BY TRAIN

Sunday, June 15, 2014Two people were taken into custody Saturday night following an accident involving a pickup truck and train in Knoxville.The Knoxville Police Department says it happened around 10:50 p.m. near Oak Avenue and Blackstock Avenue, behind The Foundry.The occupants of the 1994 blue Ford F350 pickup, who have been identified as 27-year-old Dustin…

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RADIO LEGEND CASEY KASEM PASSES AWAY

Sunday, June 15, 2014Casey Kasem, a radio voice who connected generations of Americans to thousands of rock and pop acts died Sunday morning, according to multiple media outlets. He was 82. Kerri Kasem, Casey’s daughter, announced the news on her Facebook page. “Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by…

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BODIES OF TWO TEENAGE SWIMMERS RECOVERED AT CUMMINS FALLS

Saturday, June 14, 2014The bodies of two 13-year-old boys were recovered Saturday afternoon at Cummins Falls State Park in Cookeville. According to Kelly Brockman, Communications Director of Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation, rescue crews recovered the bodies around 1 p.m. Saturday. The children were swimming at the bottom of the falls Friday afternoon when they…

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CREWS TO RESUME SEARCH FOR MISSING SWIMMERS IN JACKSON CO

Saturday, June 14, 2014Crossville News First has learned that two swimmers disappeared in Cummins Falls State Park in Jackson County on Friday. Crews from Putnam County and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) were brought in to help in the search. Workers will be back at the site early Saturday morning to resume the search.  

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