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Rocky Mountain Natl Park suspends search for missing hiker

The vehicle of James Pruitt from Etowah was found at the Glacier Gorge Trailhead just after a major snow storm.

70 year old East Tennessee man lost at Glacier Gorge

BOULDER, Colorado (WDEF) - A southeast Tennessee man is the third hiker lost in the Rocky Mountain National Park this winter. A search is underway...

Athens Police looking for shooter in Forest Street neighborhood

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - A reported shooting in Athens on Thursday lead to a lockdown at an elementary school. A woman called in saying she...
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Juvenile arrested over social media threats in Niota

Student was home schooled but the target was a student at Niota Elementary.
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McMinn deputies find stolen goods suspect in a secret room

Authorities arrest Brian Goins after connecting several stolen vehicles from East Tennessee to him.
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McMinn deputies arrest suspected mule shooter

Owner says his mules were shot by the fence, after coming up to be pet.
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McMinn County looking for donkey shooter suspect

Colby J. Eaton has been indicted, but not caught, on charges of shooting two donkeys in May.
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Suspect charged in New Year’s Eve holdup

Accused of holding up man on a basketball court.
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Man hit by 18 wheeler in front of McMinn Justice Center

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - A pedestrian was killed early Monday morning in front of the McMinn County Justice Center on Highway 30. Athens police say...

Scam Warning: You could help online thefts if you fall for this

McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy warns about "Shipping Agent" pitches

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