EXPERTS WARN OF FATAL AND RARE TICK VIRUS IN TENNESSEE (Heartland Virus)

Saturday, June 16, 2018Health experts are warning the public about a relatively new tick-borne illness that has now claimed the life of several across the nation including Tennessee.The disease, called the Heartland Virus, was first discovered in 2009.  The virus is believed to be spread by the Lone Star tick. “It’s a very aggressive biter, so if…

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13 YEAR OLD STEALS MOM’S VAN, CRASHES INTO WALL

Thursday, May 29, 2014A 13 year old was sent to the hospital Thursday morning after stealing and wrecking his or her mother’s van. A Knoxville police officer came up on the wreck on the ramp to Hill Avenue from James White Parkway. The teen hit a concrete wall with the Ford Econoline van. The 13…

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CROSSVILLE FUGITIVE CAPTURED IN RENO AFTER FIVE HOUR STAND-OFF

Thursday, May 29, 2014The Reno, Nev. Police Department says negotiations with a man wanted in Crossville, Tenn. who barricaded himself inside of a downtown hotel room were successful and the man is now in custody. The Reno Police Department SWAT team was called to the Riverboat Hotel on Sierra Street in Reno around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday….

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CROSSVILLE CITY EMPLOYEES INDICTED, NO LONGER ARE EMPLOYEES

Thursday, May 29, 2014In the 19 indictments handed down last Friday on drug charges, two were City of Crossville employees.  Crossville Police officer Aaron Campbell, charged with money laundering, was terminated this week by City Manger David Rutherford.  36-year-old Kyle Eldridge,  with the city codes enforcement office,was charged with two counts of conspiracy to manufacture,…

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