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Authorities identify victim, suspected shooter in deadly Lenoir City shooting
Posted on Tuesday August 20, 2019

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) – The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday released the identities of the victim of a fatal shooting in Lenoir City and the suspected gunman. Christopher Watson, 34, of Lenoir City was shot and killed in a shooting on Tinnel Lane Tuesday. John Dixon Jr., 41, of Lenoir City has been identified […]

Local man details experience being pulled over by cop impersonator
Posted on Tuesday August 20, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – We’re hearing from a local man who called 911, after he says he was pulled over by someone pretending to be a cop. That man thinks Daniel Bell, 19, was behind the wheel. Knoxville police announced Bell’s arrest Tuesday. KPD says Bell was driving a 2010 Ford Crown Victoria, a decommissioned […]

Forecast: Isolated Storms Possible This Afternoon/Evening
Posted on Thursday October 01, 1953

Be sure to follow the WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team: Matt Hinkin on Facebook and Twitter  Ken Weathers on Facebook and Twitter Justin Kiefer on  Facebook and Twitter Victoria Cavaliere on Facebook and Twitter We will see some heat relief and increased rain opportunities as we wrap up the work week. Tonight: A few spotty storms around (30%), especially during the evening […]

Nude man arrested in Rogersville after standing by waterfront, yelling obscenities at boaters
Posted on Wednesday August 21, 2019

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Kingsport man was arrested in Rogersville on Sunday after authorities received a call about a man standing along the waterfront naked. According to a report from the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy James Wright, 54, was arrested on Sunday by deputies. Deputies reportedly arrived at the lake access on […]

LCSO investigating found human skeletal remains
Posted on Tuesday August 20, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, Tenn. (WATE) – The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains along Interstate 75. TDOT workers discovered the remains near the Philadelphia exit. “This is an active crime scene. LCSO authorities will release more information as this investigation continues,” LCSO said in its social media post on […]

Claiborne Progress · Civitas Media

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

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