tennessee

  • Navy Pilots killed in Tennessee jet crash

    Both pilots aboard a Navy training jet that went down in Cherokee National Forest have been confirmed dead, military personnel said Monday. The T-45C Goshawk, attached to Training Squadron Seven (VT-7), was the same aircraft reported missing Sunday from the Naval Air Station in Meridian, Miss., according to Lt. Liz Feaster, public affairs officer...
  • WOW!!! Tennessee guesses right on final two-point attempt, topples Georgia Tech!!!

    Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall had carried the ball 44 times, and Tennessee’s defense figured he was going to get it one more time on a two-point conversion try in the second overtime on Monday night. The Volunteers guessed right, and defensive end Darrell Taylor stuffed Marshall on an option play to the right, forcing...
  • Good Deed: Man runs out of gas and police officer fills his tank

    A kind Tennessee police officer lent a helping hand to a man who had run out of gas. Knoxville resident Travis Van Norstran captured the special moment when he pulled into a local gas station and saw an officer paying for the unidentified man’s fuel. “So I stopped at Pilot on Cumberland Ave...
  • Sheriff Deputy fatal shooting after man pulls weapon

    Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy has fatally shot a man he was pursuing after the man confronted him with a weapon. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a statement that the shooting occurred Sunday evening in Cosby after the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a...
  • Adolescent boy gets raped! School officials tell her to ‘turn other cheek,’ lawsuit filed!

    A 12-year-old Tennessee rape victim was told by his Christian school to “turn the other cheek” and that “everything in God’s kingdom happens for a reason,” according to a lawsuit filed by his family. As The Independent reports, the unnamed boy was repeatedly raped by older boys, ages 14...
  • Man charged with criminal trespassing after claiming he was stabbed at church

    A homeless man who claimed he was stabbed after impaling himself while trying to climb the fence at a downtown Knoxville church now is charged with criminal trespassing. When staff members at St. John’s Cathedral, 413 Cumberland Ave., found Samuel Eric Roach, 27, laying in the bushes and bleeding from his...
  • Bride arrested on honeymoon!

    The honeymoon did not last long. Just hours after saying “I do,” a Tennessee bride pulled a 9 mm pistol from her wedding dress, pointed it at her groom and pulled the trigger, according to court documents and media reports. Kate Elizabeth Prichard, 25, of Kenton, Tennessee, faces a...
  • Woman pulled over and robbed at gunpoint by fake cops!

    Three police impostors in Memphis pulled over a woman and robbed her at gunpoint on Monday. Officers said the impersonators drove a blue cargo van and a black charger, both equipped with police lights in their front windows. Two of the suspects approached the woman’s vehicle after pulling her...
  • Parents of 2 year old arraigned in hot car death

    The parents of a 2-year-old boy who died after being left in a vehicle overnight at the Gatlinburg home of a Tennessee mayor were arraigned Monday on felony murder charges. Jade Elizabeth Phillips, 24, and her husband, Anthony Dyllan Phillips, 26, who were from Westmoreland, Tenn., appeared in Sevier County Criminal Court...