I-40 to close in TN, NC on Thursday

Wednesday, June 4, 2014The North Carolina Department of Transportation will shut down a 20-mile section of the interstate Thursday between Cocke County and Haywood County, North Carolina. It’s closing the road to clear out any rocks that could fall along the road. Drivers from Knoxville are being advised to take I-81 north to I-26 east…

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ALERT: PRISONER ON THE LOOSE IN SOUTH CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Tuesday, June 3, 2014Cumberland county Deputies are on the hunt for a prisoner who escaped from Sequatchie County deputies who were transporting the prisoner from Oak Ridge to Sequatchie County.  The prisoner is male, wearing a red shirt and black shorts and has a fu manchu type beard and mustache.  The prisoner got lose after…

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CHATTANOOGA WOMAN SENTENCED TO ONLY ONE YEAR IN JAIL FOR CONTRIBUTING TO HER INFANT DAUGHTERS DEATH

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 A Chattanooga mother has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail on an abuse charge stemming from her daughter’s death. Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Don Poole sentenced Traci Carpenter to 11 months and 29 days in jail followed by three years of house arrest in the 2006 death of 18-month-old…

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BRADLEY COUNTY TENNESSEE FIRST TO BAN E-CIGARETTES IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Tuesday, June 3, 2014CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County has become the first municipality in Tennessee to ban the use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor-generating products within all buildings owned or leased by the county. Commissioners voted 9-1 late Monday night in favor of the ban sponsored by Commissioner Charlotte Peak-Jones. “I believe we are…

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