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Official: Girlfriend shoots, kills man after domestic disturbance

(WBIR) An East Tennessee man is dead after his girlfriend shot and killed him in their home, according to the Campbell County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Goins said deputies responded to the shooting incident on King David Lane in the Elk Valley community a little before 5 a.m. Sunday.

He said Larry D. Champlin, 53, died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

According to a release, investigators found that an alcohol-related domestic disturbance between Champlin and his girlfriend, Lisa Estelle Elliott, lead to the shooting.

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Scott Co. sees drop in meth labs with new strategy


Local leaders in one East Tennessee county say a new strategy in their fight against meth is working.

Prosecutor responds to Campbell animal shelter probation


(WBIR-Jacksboro) April will mark one year since the Adrion W. Baird Animal Center in Campbell County temporarily closed amid animal abuse allegations. Even though it later reopened, the state has placed Campbell County Animal Control on probation.

Key evidence located in Campbell Co. school shooting case

Evidence that a defense attorney thought was missing has now been located by the District Attorney General's office.

Greg Isaacs represents Kenneth Bartley, who is charged with the 2005 shooting at Campbell County High School that left Assistant Principal Ken Bruce dead.

On Friday, Isaacs filed a motion to dismiss the case because of missing evidence, particularly the taped interviews of the two administrators who were injured, but survived, the shooting. On Monday, Isaacs said the tapes were delivered to his office.

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Some schools call off Friday for impending cold


(WBIR-Jacksboro) When Campbell County schools canceled classes Thursday because of snow, Director of Schools Donnie Poston went ahead and called off school for Friday, too.

Scott Co. commissioners name new sheriff

Scott County commissioners announced Tuesday that Chief Deputy Ronnie Phillips has been selected to replace Sheriff Mike Cross as Scott County sheriff.

Sheriff Mike Cross lost a battle with cancer in December. Phillips will run the department until the next election in August 2014.

School director: Early dismissals 'not an easy decision'

(WBIR-Scott County, TN) Every time a school director makes the decision to let kids go home early due to bad weather, more times than not, it's not the easiest of decisions, according to one East Tennessee leader.