Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Wednesday, January 21st, 9:26 pm
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.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Sunday, January 18th, 12:39 am
(WBIR - Greene County) When the temperatures fall, most people can turn up the heat, but others don't have the luxury of a thermostat in easy reach.
One group is hard at work each week, to help provide those in need a little relief from the cold. Every Saturday from October to April, from dawn to dusk, you'll find the Greene County Firewood Ministry sawing away at donated wood.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Thursday, January 15th, 1:53 pm
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.
Officials said Toby D. Dunn, 39, shot his wife Crystal Dunn, 32, multiple times at their home on Lane Drive on Wednesday. The 39-year-old suspect claimed it was in self defense, but the wife told deputies that she was unarmed at the time of the shooting.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Wednesday, January 14th, 5:17 pm
(WBIR) The Hamblen County Sheriff's Office is searching for whoever is responsible for a string of car burglaries at two churches over the weekend.
Authorities said a person broke into six cars at Cedar Grove Baptist church on Silver City Road while the victims were attending services last Sunday. Someone also broke into a car at Mount Zion church on Reeds Chapel Road.