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  1. Police: 14yo Morristown West student charged after making social media threats Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 14-year-old Morristown West High School student was arrested Tuesday morning after authorities say he posted threats against the school on social media. According to the Morristown Police Department, the unnamed boy has been charged with making a false report.

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  2. Crime 1 mins ago 12:07 p.m.MPD: Driveway sealing scammers targeting MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to the police, two men driving a white Ford Puck-up truck with a mounted tank claim to be an asphalt sealing service, offering to seal peoples' driveways. Police are saying their services are just a front to scam people out of money without ever providing a service, though.

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  3. Hurricane Irma could add to increasing rainfall totals for East TN Read Story Madison WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Morristown forecast Hurricane Irma's impact on East Tennessee to bring rainfall and windy conditions. Anthony Cavallucci, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the NWS said in five days, Hurricane Irma will be near the southern tip of Florida.

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  4. Cooler summer temperatures may continue throughout August Read Story Stephanie HainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to the WBIR 10 News Weather Team, our hottest day this summer was July 22. It was 96 degrees. "It has been an amazing summer," WBIR Chief Meteorologist Todd Howell said.

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  5. Will it rain or shine on Eclipse Day? Here are the probabilities Read Story John NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    With all the hoopla going on about this month's eclipse, wouldn't it be a bummer if the weather turned out cloudy? That thought has crossed the minds of more than a few weather forecasters, academics, nerds and TV stations counting on fabulous images of the Aug. 21 celestial event. This is, after all, the first such eclipse to cross such a wide swath of the United States in almost 100 years.

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  6. Karns man dies in Grainger County crash Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 27-year-old Karns man died Thursday and two people were injured when a car and truck collided near a Grainger County intersection. Injured in the crash near U.S. Highway 25E and state Highway 131 were the second driver, Thomas Rogers, 59, of Talbott, and Joshua T. Campbell, 31, of Morristown, who was riding with Rogers.

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  7. Crime 4 mins ago 6:46 a.m.Morristown police looking for armed robbery suspectRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Morristown Police are asking for the public's help identifying an armed robbery suspect who took an undisclosed amount of cash from the Shell gas station on South Cumberland Street on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Police say a man entered the Shell gas station on South Cumberland Street in Morristown around 3:30 a.m. brandishing a revolver and demanding money from the store clerk.

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  8. Haslam to hold signing ceremonies for Tennessee Reconnect Act Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Reconnect Act is headed to Governor Bill Haslam after the General Assembly passed it earlier this month. The plan creates a last-dollar scholarship f or adults who don't already have a college degree or certificate.

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  9. Friends remember Hamblen County teen for her smile Read Story Ginna RoeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Asia Stokes, 16, of Morristown, grew up with Clark. Stokes and her mother, Amy Wallace, are still in shock over the death of her friend.

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  10. Crime 59 mins ago 12:40 p.m.Morristown PD searching for suspects in robbery, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Morristown Police are searching for two suspects in a Saturday night shooting in East Morristown that injured a 19-year-old woman. Police said warrants for especially aggravated robbery have been filed for 22-year-old Ishaih Jamal White and 20-year-old Jamone Isaac White.

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  11. TWRA seeks public input on elk management plan Read Story Grant RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The last recorded elk native to Tennessee was killed in Obion County in 1865, but in 2001 TWRA began reintroducing a closely related subspecies. TWRA released 201 elk over eight years, and the population has since grown to around 400 animals.

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  12. Dry weather, gusty winds lead to increased fire concerns Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    April 12, 2017: With warm temperatures, dry weather, and gusty winds this week, the National Weather Service in Morristown is discouraging burning here in East Tennessee. The NWS put out a message Tuesday warning people in East Tennessee, extreme Southwest North Carolina, and extreme Southwest Virginia from burning that day because there was an increase potential for fire growth and spread.

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  13. U.S. WWI Centennial: Letters show East TN valor Read Story Jim MathenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Apr. 6, 2017: On the centennial of U.S. involvement in the First World War, this brief recap demonstrates the bravery of East Tennesseans during the bloody fight. That includes Kiffin Rockwell, the first American to shoot down an enemy plane as a voluntee Kiffin Rockwell of Newport was a volunteer pilot for France before the U.S. entered World War I and became the first American in history to shoot down an enemy plane.

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  14. Silver alert issued for missing Morristown woman Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Lula Bell Orrick should call Hamblen County Dispatch at 423-585-2701 or the Morristown Police Department at 423-585-4630. Lula Belle Orrick, of North Henry Street, was last heard from just before dark on Monday evening, according to police.

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  15. 87-year journey for headstone to WW1 hero's grave Read Story Jim MathenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The glow of a bright white marble headstone for James Trenton Jones stands out at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Knoxville. The upright marker is what you typically find in veterans cemeteries rather than family plots.

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  16. Morristown fire marshal killed in crash Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to the traffic report, Noah had been driving south on Walters Drive near Whiteside Drive before he hit a curb. His truck continued over the shoulder of the road, hitting a mail box before running into a concrete bridge rail.

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  17. Crime 16 mins ago 11:20 a.m.Stolen property recovered from 25-30 Hamblen Co. burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Detectives with the Hamblen County Sheriff's Office recovered stolen property worth thousands of dollars at a residence on Friday. The home belonging to Erik Crockett stored property from burglaries to some 25-30 East Hamblen County homes, according to a Hamblen County Sheriff's Office release.

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  18. People build five tiny homes in six days Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Jan. 18, 2017: Tiny homes are trending in East Tennessee. This week, Incredible Tiny Homes in Morristown is hosting a building clinic to finish five of these miniature spaces in six days.

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  19. Morristown Hamblen Humane Society facing tough decisions with deadline looming Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The humane society's leadership hoped to build that new facility, but say now they won't have the funds to pay for it to meet the deadline set by the city of Morristown to move out of their current building. The city says the July 1 deadline was something both groups have known about for some time and that they want to help the shelter find a new home.

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  20. President Obama signs disaster declaration for Sevier County Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    President Barack Obama signed a declaration Thursday for Sevier County, making federal aid available to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by wildfires. The action makes federal funding available to affected residents in Sevier County, which could include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and businesses recover, according to a news release from the White House Press Office Thursday night.

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