PHONY NURSE TRIES TO SCAM DRUGS FROM TANSI RESIDENCE

In the latest scheme to obtain drugs illegally, authorities helped to thwart a Red Cross Nurse scam recently in Lake Tansi. Officers got a call that a woman dressed in nursing scrubs had come to a home in Tansi and claimed to be from the Red Cross. The phony nurse said she was there to…

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Monroe County Deputies need public’s help finding teenager

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department needs your help finding a missing teenager. Trina Wagner, 17, was last seen at her home in Tellico Plains. Officials believe she ran away Tuesday evening. She is 5’02” and 110 pounds with brown eyes and brown eyes. If you have any information about her whereabouts, call (423) 442-3911.

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GM Recalls 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala Sedans Over Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they’re not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall involves Cadillacs from the 2013-2015 model years and Impalas from the 2014 and 2015 model years. There are 205,309 vehicles affected in the…

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Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas killed in car accident

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt Hospital after a late night crash in Nashville. The 36-year-old was driving on Battery Lane when he lost control of his SUV, hit several trees and careened into a ravine. The vehicle was upside down when Metro police arrived, according to spokesman Don Aaron. Aaron…

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