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Tuesday Aug 19 | WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County saves $45k in 4 years after getting rid of county car for mayor

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Louisville, TN, Blount County, TN

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Four Cocke County businesses cited for selling alcohol to under aged customers

Thursday night more than 100 people came together, taking time out in the middle of a busy Market Square for just one moment of silence.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Boat Disaster

WATE-TV Knoxville

Eastbound I-40 closed in Roane County due to crash, traffic being diverted

Eastbound traffic is being diverted off Interstate 40 in Roane County due to an accident involving a tractor trailer and four other vehicles.

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Related Topix: Roane County, TN, Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Federal grand jury to hear case against Newport police captainFederal ...

The case against of one of four people charged in a drug and money laundering scheme is headed to a federal grand jury.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN, Greeneville, TN

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

James Holt

Three of the suspects in a drug and money laundering scheme involving Newport police officers were arraigned in a Cocke County courtroom Monday.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN, Seymour, TN, Blount County, TN, Weather, Claiborne County, TN

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

KPD officer shoots and kills man during traffic stop

Officers say the suspect became combative and started to attack the officer, forcing him to shoot and kill the suspect.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Festival named for moonshiner Popcorn Sutton kicks off in Cocke County

For the first time in five years a festival honoring the life of infamous moonshiner Popcorn Sutton is in Cocke County.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Grainger County, TN, Rutledge, TN, Monroe County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Newport cop faces federal judge on drug charges Newport police...

Newport police Detective Capt. James Finley Holt told authorities "he had nothing left to live for" after his arrest on federal charges, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN, Finley, TN, Greeneville, TN, Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Former FBI agent recalls Cocke County corruption

Former FBI agent recalls Cocke County corruption A recent Newport investigation involving police corruption is bringing back old memories for an FBI agent.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newport, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

10 About Town 7/24 - 7/27

Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1mK8ByG Let's start the weekend off right at The Square Room with the talented Dave Barnes.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Grainger County, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival

WTVF Nashville

2 Police Captains, 2 Others Charged In East Tennessee

A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Little Known Facts about Popcorn Sutton

According to wife Pam, Popcorn got his nickname from a vending machine at a bar .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Two Newport cops indicted in drug conspiracy Two Newport police...

A Tennessee state trooper, left, guides an unidentified man to a vehicle after he is arrested at Pit Stop Mobil Mart in Newport on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newport, TN, Finley, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sports

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