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THP honored

(Press release)  The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) wanted to share some positive news about the THP.  We are proud to announce that THP was named the “First Place Winner” in Highway Patrol/State Police agency category consisting of 501-1500 troopers in the …

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OSPD arrest robbery suspects

Oliver Springs Police quickly arrested a trio of robbery suspects following an incident late Wednesday night. Officers were called to the Family Dollar Store on Edmonds Drive shortly after 10 pm Wednesday on a report of a robbery. When they arrived, officers were told that while two employees had been …

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CWTS: Larson wins at Eldora

(MRN) Kyle Larson came from a lap down to win Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway. Larson drove the No. 24 DC Solar GMS Motorsports Silverado to his first victory in three tries in the annual summer visit to the historic …

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Bear spotted in Clinton

A black bear was spotted in Clinton on Wednesday afternoon. Police were called at around 4:10 pm Wednesday after a person reported seeing a black bear behind a building at 711 South Charles Seivers Boulevard. The bear was reportedly going down into a creek bed when it was seen. The …

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OR woman pleads guilty in fake ticket sale scheme

An Oak Ridge woman who sold at least 100 fake Luke Bryan tickets last year admitted to the crime Monday and was sentenced to 4 years of probation for criminal simulation. Erin Gregory sold fake tickets for Bryan’s Farm Tour Concert at Maple Lane Farm in Greenback last September. Gregory …

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Woman manages to elude deputies, K9s in two counties

An as-of-yet-unidentified female driver eluded deputies in two counties following a vehicle pursuit that began in Anderson and ended in Knox County. Just before 11 pm Monday night, Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy Benjamin Munro spotted a black Ford sedan heading north on Clinton Highway with no headlights and turned around. …

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