Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Thursday, July 24th, 11:51 pm
(WBIR) Two Newport police captains charged with multiple counts of money laundering have been suspended without pay. Cocke County is no stranger to corruption, once criticized as "Little Chicago" given the rash of crime and public corruption.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Thursday, July 24th, 1:06 pm
(WBIR) The first of four suspects accused in a drug conspiracy case in Cocke County appeared in federal court Thursday.
A grand jury indicted Newport Police Captain James Holt on several federal charges related to money laundering. Officials also arrested Holt's wife, Kathy, who is Newport alderwoman. Kathy Holt's son, Kenny Myers, and Newport Police Captain Roger Lynn Shults are also facing charges.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Wednesday, July 23rd, 11:39 pm
(WBIR) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the District Attorney General announced Wednesday the indictments of four people in a money laundering case, including two Newport police officers.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Wednesday, July 23rd, 9:10 am
If you're looking for work, you can check out dozens businesses at the Morristown Goodwill Tuesday.
From 9 a.m. until noon, people can talk with representatives from about 40 companies about job opportunities. The fair will feature employers like the U.S. Army, Dollywood, Food City, Coca-Cola, Covenant Health, Margaritaville, and Aramark. Several community colleges, like ITT Technical Institute and Walters State Community College, will also be on site.