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Miner Killed in Claiborne County

On Wednesday morning, a Kentucky man was killed while working in the Kopper Glo mine in Clairfield, TN.  According to the Knoxville Sentinel, Jeremy Perkins was digging inside of the mine when the roof collapsed on him. Several co-workers were with him… Read More

Child Passenger Safety Week

Auto accidents are the number one killer of children 1-12 years old, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The best way to protect young children from car accident injuries is to make sure that you are using the right car seat… Read More

Motorcyclist Crashes after 100 mph Test Drive | Kingsport, TN

A mans test drive of a Suzuki motorcycle in Kingsport, TN went horribly wrong on Friday. According to the Knoxville Sentinel, the man was speeding through downtown Kingston at approximately 100 mph when he crashed into the back of a Honda Odyssey at the… Read More

Children are Swallowing Detergent Pods

Laundry detergent capsules are easy to use, but pose a health threat to young children. Kids are attracted to the small colorful packets that resemble candy.  Health officials have received numerous reports of children swallowing the detergent pods. CNN… Read More

Greg Coleman Named one of the Top Attorneys by Cityview

Cityview Magazine has named Greg Coleman to the list of Top Attorneys 2012. Every year, Cityview asks members of the Knoxville Bar Association to name the best attorneys in their respective fields. The magazine asks the participating attorneys to nominate… Read More

Survivor Files a Lawsuit Over Hit-and-Run Accident

Sarah Tinder, who saw three people killed in a hit-and-run accident, has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the accused driver. In May, Tinder's car stalled when she ran out of gas. She pulled over on the side over the road, put on her emergency lights… Read More

Woman Charged in Knoxville Hit-and-Run Accident

Almost a year after two men were struck and injured in hit-and-run accident, a woman has been charged with the crash. On Sunday, Townsend police arrested Amy Myers for the hit-and-run crash. She was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, two counts… Read More

Concussions on the Rise for College Football Players

A new study found that concussions have increased among college football players at the three U.S. Service Academies: the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Concussions increased from 23 in… Read More

$9 Million Verdict in DUI Lawsuit

Last week, a Tennessee jury awarded Jessica Volz $9.25 million in a drunk driving lawsuit. The jury awarded the money to Volz in a civil lawsuit against Ken Davis; she was awarded $350,000 in past damages, $150,000 in future damages and $8.75 million… Read More

Asbestos Found In Federal Building

According to WATE, the federal building in Oak Ridge was closed over the weekend after asbestos was discovered during an inspection. Approximately 350 Department of Energy employees work there, also U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann keeps in office in the building. The… Read More

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