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Cookeville man dies nearly two weeks after wreck


A Cookeville man has died nearly two weeks after the car he was riding in went off an Interstate 40 overpass.

Jack Craig, 79, died Friday from injuries he received in the wreck on Saturday, Dec. 27.

The accident happened near mile marker 356 on I-40 eastbound in Roane County. An SUV tried to change lanes and hit a car driven by Norma Craig, 70, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report. Jack Craig was a passenger in the car.

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Hwy. 27 remains closed through Harriman after Thursday's fire


TVA weighs in on potential coal ash regulation


TVA's president and CEO weighed in on the safety and use of coal ash before the Environmental Protection Agency issues regulations for the first time.

The EPA is expected to announce those regulations by Friday. That's just six days before the sixth anniversary of the Kingston Ash Spill

Two talk about helping rescue man trapped in a trench


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TOSHA: Trench rescue investigation to take 4-6 weeks


(WBIR) An investigation into last week's trench collapse that trapped a man in Roane County for several hours will likely take several weeks.

The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration said its investigation could take four to six weeks.

Machete-wielding suspect caught after Kingston robbery



Update Monday 7:30 p.m.

Kingston Police have arrested a man who used a machete to rob a gas station over the weekend.

According to a release, Thomas Joshua Branham, was charged with aggravated robbery in connection to the Saturday night incident at an Exxon gas station on East Race Street in Kingston.

Surveillance cameras showed a man walk into the store armed with a machete. He then demanded money from the clerk on duty and fled the scene.

Lawsuit by ash spill worker says job made him sick


A worker who helped clean up after the TVA coal ash spill is suing two contractors.

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Bill Rose says working on the ash spill made him sick. He says exposure to toxins and radioactive material gave him leukemia.