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  1. Right lane blocked after semi overturns on I-40 in Cocke Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Crews reopened all but the right lane of Intestate 40 in Cocke County after a tractor trailer overturned early Friday morning. Right lane blocked after semi overturns on I-40 in Cocke Co.

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  2. Cumberland, Monroe counties granted waivers for 3 snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... school days to contribute toward that effort. Anderson and Claiborne counties are still awaiting an answer. Cocke County Schools have not yet decided if they are applying for a waiver. Previous story: State of Tenn. to allow school systems to apply ...

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  3. Two pedestrians hit trying to cross I-40 in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County. Dispatchers told 10News the crash happened at mile marker 447 Two pedestrians hit trying to cross I-40 in Cocke County A crash shut down the westbound lanes of I-40 Saturday night in Cocke County.

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  4. Ocoee & Pigeon Rivers are best in U.S. for whitewater raftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    If you are looking for whitewater adventure, East Tennessee is apparently the place to be! The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, Ocoee & Pigeon Rivers are best in U.S. for whitewater rafting If you are looking for whitewater adventure, East Tennessee is apparently the place to be! The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1AKeYc1 The America Outdoors Association ranked the Ocoee River, near Chattanooga, as the most popular whitewater rafting river in the country. The Pigeon River, in Cocke County near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranked number three.

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  5. TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle. A Cocke County grand jury TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's department A former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle. 1 comment

  6. TBI case yields charges in firearms theft from deputy's cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Lebanon Democrat

    On Jan. 15 and at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn, TBI agents started an investigation into the theft. During the investigation, agents developed information Brandy Nichole Allen, of Cosby, then the girlfriend of a Cocke County Sheriff's deputy, took several firearms belonging to the Sheriff's Department and her boyfriend from his patrol vehicle on April 25, 2013. 2 comments

  7. Brandy Nichole AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... 15 at the request of 4th District Attorney General James Dunn. Agents say Allen, then the girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy, took on April 25 several firearms belonging to the department and her boyfriend. Investigators say she then sold the ...

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  8. Parents still asking questions about son's death more than 3 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Channel3000

    Alex Heitman was 29 years old and a month away from being a father for the first time when he died on July 25, 2011. Authorities in Cocke County, Tennessee, ruled the Wisconsin native's death a suicide, but that did not jive with what Annette and Don Heitman knew about their son.

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  9. Parents still asking questions about son's death more than 3 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Channel3000

    ... years old and a month away from being a father for the first time when he died on July 25, 2011. Authorities in Cocke County, Tennessee, ruled the Wisconsin native's death a suicide, but that did not jive with what Annette and Don Heitman knew about ...

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  10. Newport man charged with trying to kill wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Dunn also faces charges of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. A Cocke County grand jury returned the indictment Monday. Authorities alleged that Dunn shot wife Crystal Dunn, 32, multiple times. He ... 1 comment

  11. National Register of Historic Places adds three sites in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... is an important representation of the transportation history and engineering ability of the Southern Railway in Cocke County. Almost two miles of the former rail line, a bridge abutment, concrete foundations, remains of a powerhouse and the 1,000 ...

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  12. What you need to know ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... or PC(USA) - is asking representatives from each of its more than 170 presbyteries to vote on the matter. A Cocke County man admitted to deputies that he shot his wife in their Newport home, according to a Cocke County Sheriff's Office release. ...

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  13. TBI investigating Cocke County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The TBI tells 10News it is investigating a shooting in Newport involving a man and his wife. The incident occurred at a home on Lane Drive, according TBI investigating Cocke County shooting The TBI tells 10News it is investigating a shooting in Newport involving a man and his wife.

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  14. Three Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic PlacesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... is an important representation of the transportation history and engineering ability of the Southern Railway in Cocke County. Almost two miles of the former rail line, a bridge abutment, concrete foundations, remains of a powerhouse and the 1,000 ...

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  15. Man pleads guilty in 2012 Greene County killingsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | WTVC

    A 33-year-old man has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths almost three years ago of an East Tennessee couple. The Greeneville Sun reports Christopher Allen Jones, formerly of Newport, pleaded guilty Friday in the deaths of 20-year-old Courtney A. Thompson and 21-year-old Terrence L. Stewart, both of Cocke County.

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  16. Cocke County paramedic charged with stealing from patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... 18 points in the second half Saturday as No. 10 Tennessee breezed past No. 7 Stanford 59-40 for its fifth The Cocke County Sheriff's Department says on October 23, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper had requested EMS assistance for an unconscious ...

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  17. Cocke Co. man facing animal cruelty chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cocke Co. man facing animal cruelty charges Cocke County deputies arrested a man after officials found a dead dog on his property.

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  18. Judge: Coroner better stay away from Cocke County crime scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After the way he handled a homicide victim last month, Coroner Terry Jarnigan better stay away from any and all crime scenes in Cocke County. That's Judge: Coroner better stay away from Cocke County crime scenes After the way he handled a homicide victim last month, Coroner Terry Jarnigan better stay away from any and all crime scenes in Cocke County.

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  19. S.C. man killed, children injured in I-40 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Greenville, S.C., man was killed and two children injured early Monday when their vehicle veered off Interstate 40, went airborne and crashed in Cocke County. S.C. man killed, children injured in I-40 crash A Greenville, S.C., man was killed and two children injured early Monday when their vehicle veered off Interstate 40, went airborne and crashed in Cocke County.

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  20. No injuries after fire American Appliance Factory in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Police Department is asking for help in finding a man suspected of robbing a gas station Friday afternoon. A Cocke County mother wants answers after she claims a teenager assaulted her 8-year-old son on the school bus. It happed Wednesday afternoon, ...

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