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Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayers
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:17:10 -0800

Health officials say prescription drug abuse in Tennessee is an epidemic, and taxpayers are shouldering much of the burden.

Community colleges prepare for expected enrollment spike due to Tennessee Promise
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:28:35 -0800

Next year, more than fifty-thousand additional students will enter community colleges across the state. They'll do it for free through the Tennessee Promise program. It's great for students, but how are the colleges preparing for a much bigger incoming class?

Child dies from ambulance crash injuries
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 15:07:31 -0800

GREENBACK, Tenn. (AP) — A five-year-old Roane County girl injured in a crash with an ambulance has died from her injuries.

5-year-old dies three days after van-ambulance crash
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 10:06:18 -0800

A young Roane County girl died Saturday from her injuries following a crash involving an ambulance and a minivan full of kids on New Years Eve.

Tennessee girl, 5, dies of injuries after crash with ambulance
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 15:07:47 -0800

GREENBACK, Tenn. — A 5-year-old Roane County girl injured in a crash with an ambulance has died from her injuries. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Lillian Creek was hurt when the minivan she was in collided with an ambulance Wednesday on state Highway 95 in Loudon County.The News Sentinel in Knoxville reports she died on Saturday from injuries suffered in the crash. The Highway Patrol says the ...

2 injured in Roane County wreck
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:59:08 -0800

Two people were injured after a car crash in Roane County Saturday.

Two people injured when vehicle falls off Roane County overpass UPDATE
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:43:45 -0800

One person has been pronounced dead after a wreck that occured on December 27th, 2014.

East Tenn. police officers honor fallen NYPD officer in NYC
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 21:22:25 -0800

Rockwood officers attend fallen New York officer's funeral                

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:02:15 -0800

The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested 68 individuals on suspicion of impaired driving and investigated zero fatal crashes in the eight counties selected for a “No Refusal” enforcement campaign during the New Year’s Eve holiday period.

Manhunt suspect captured in Roane County
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:28:46 -0800

The man accused of violent crimes in several counties spent nearly 12 hours running from police. He was finally captured a short time ago.