New Laws Protect Firefighters and K-9’s

Legislation goes in effect Friday that expands benefits for firefighters injured in the line of duty. Under existing law, the Barry Brady Act allows firefighters to be eligible for workers compensation benefits for certain...

Detectives Investigate Overdose

Morristown police responded to a home Monday night on Scenic Drive about an unresponsive male in a home. When police responded, 25 year old Chelsea Smawley stated she had come home and found her...

Tougher On Crime Laws Take Effect Friday

Friday, July 1, begins some changes to laws regarding crime in Tennessee. That’s headlined by the “Truth In Sentencing” law which requires criminals convicted of attempted first degree murder, second degree murder, vehicular homicide,...

Tennessee’s Unemployment Site Is Down

If you have been trying to certify your unemployment for the week, but have not been successful, you are not alone. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says that the Jobs4TN.gov state...

Escaped Inmate Arrested

Newport police arrested an escaped inmate Sunday morning. Officer Jordan Douglas stated he saw a male subject running behind the Newport police department toward the Riverwalk. The man continued to look back at the...