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Trial date set in Morgan County toddler murder case

(WBIR - Morgan County) A couple charged in the death of an East Tennessee toddler will go to trial next year. 

17-month-old Levi Beaty died in June of 2014 at his home in Wartburg.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said his autopsy showed multiple blunt force injuries -- including a spinal fracture.

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Pilot killed after crash during Scott Co. air show

State and county leaders want changes after prison attack

(WBIR- Morgan County) Following an attack on a Morgan County correctional officer on Tuesday, state and county leaders are pushing for changes.

Boater critical after running aground on Norris Lake

(WBIR-LaFollette) A LaFollette man is still hospitalized after a running his boat aground last week in Norris Lake.

According to TWRA, Jimmy Arnold, 52, was the only one on board the open bow 24-foot Chaparral boat when he ran aground near Shanghai Marina. The boat came to rest 69 feet onto the point.

Witnesses on a nearby houseboat said Arnold was headed to their location at Heatherly's point. They saw the accident and called 911.

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Death of man found in Campbell Co. ruled suicide

Update: An autopsy has determined that the 81-year-old Georgia man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Original story 7/5/15

(WBIR – LaFollette) Authorities found a dead unidentified male Sunday afternoon who sustained an apparent gunshot wound in Campbell County.

Authorities responded to the 200 block of Chapel Heights Lane around 2:40 p.m.

Scott County mother & boyfriend arrested for child abuse

(WBIR - Scott County) A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges in Scott County after being accused of abusing her two children.

THP: Campbell Co. woman killed after crashing into a tree

(WBIR) A Campbell County woman died after her vehicle went off the road and crashed into a tree late Thursday night.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Patsy Smiddy was heading eastbound on State Highway 90 in White Oak when her vehicle went off the right side of the road during a curve.

The report said her vehicle crashed into a large tree before finally stopping about 40 feet off the road.

The Jellico woman was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report.