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THP investigating Greene Co. chase and fatal crash


(WBIR) The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a police chase that may have led to a fatal accident.

Troopers said a Greene County Sheriff's deputy was chasing Jason Mistele, 22, on Highway 107 in Greeneville Monday night.

Mistele then ran off the side of the road and flipped his car.

The crash killed his passenger, Daniel Gross, 21, who was thrown from the car.

THP is investigating why deputies were pursuing the car.

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Teen pleads guilty to being accessory to murder of friend's dad


(WCYB) A teenager charged in connection with a Greene County murder entered a plea Thursday in juvenile court.

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Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend multiple times


A Hamblen County woman is in jail after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend multiple times.

About an hour after midnight Thursday, Hamblen County deputies responded to a stabbing on Elijah Martin Road where they found the victim bleeding heavily from his stomach. The boyfriend told police that his girlfriend, 48-year-old Robyn Jeanine Mason, stabbed him.

Crews immediately flew the victim to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he's undergoing surgery.

Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skillet


A Hamblen County woman is accused of beating her elderly relatives with a skillet.

Deputies said Kristi Ann Greene, 43, of Morristown was drunk she went over to her family's house and hit two of her relatives in their heads with a skillet.

Crews took both victims, who are in their 80s, to the hospital.

Officials charged Greene with two counts of elder abuse and two counts of aggravated domestic assault. She's being held on a $100,000 bond.


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Greene Valley closure draws opposition from families


The state's efforts to close down Tennessee's last remaining large institution for people with limited mental functioning drew an impassioned response in federal court on Wednesday from relatives with loved ones still living there.

Greene Co. woman dies in morning house fire


(WCYB) One person is dead after a house fire Tuesday morning on Valleydale Road in Mosheim.

The call came in just after 5 a.m. after a passerby spotted the flames.Greene County Sheriff's Department investigators say the victim was found inside the home.

Her name has not been released.

The sheriff's department is waiting on a positive identification from medical investigators.

The home was consumed by flames by the time firefighters got to the scene.

Jefferson Co. deputy fired after suspected DUI crash


A Jefferson County deputy has been fired after being charged with driving under the influence over the weekend.

According to the sheriff, Deputy Chelsea Bolin was driving her personal car Sunday night while off duty when she wrecked it.

Dandridge Police worked the crash because it was within city limits. Bolin was charged with D.U.I. because she appeared to be under the influence.