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Man posing as security guard may have planned to kidnap girl


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Florida couple dead in murder-suicide at Sevier Co. cabin


A Florida couple is dead after what investigators are calling a murder-suicide at a Sevier County cabin.

According to Sheriff Ron Seals, someone called 911 from the home on Treehouse Lane Monday to report that two people had been shot.

When emergency crews arrived, they found Richard Crosby, 52, dead on the bedroom floor of a single gunshot wound. His wife, Genevieve Crosby, 48, was on the bed. She had been shot multiple times, but was still alive.

Sevierville honors some life-saving civil servants


(WBIR - Sevierville) The City of Sevierville handed out honors Monday to several civil servants who helped save the lives of an elderly couple.

City leaders honored Officers Graham Ownby, Mike Lequire, Eric Denton and Thomas Thompson, as well as Firefighters Andrew Wilson, John Satterfield and Andy Johnson after they saved the couple from carbon monoxide poisoning.

5 years later: Sevier Co. woman's murder still unsolved


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(WBIR-Sevierville) Sunday marked the five year anniversary of a Sevier County woman's death and five years of an unsolved murder.

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Volunteers clean up Little Pigeon River


Two groups teamed up Friday to clean the Little Pigeon River in Sevierville.

Keep Sevier Beautiful and Smoky Mountain Outdoors used kayaks and rafts to collect trash along the river. The groups started at the Sevierville City Park and ended at the Wilderness at the Smokies waterpark.

One organizer says it's important to keep the river clean since tourism is so important to the economy.

Work to begin on $22 million baseball complex in Pigeon Forge


Plans to build a more than $22-million dollar baseball complex in Pigeon Forge are moving forward.

The city approved a construction contract with Merit Construction at its meeting Monday.

The Ripken Experience facility off Teaster lane will include 6 fields with synthetic turf, batting cages and a 14,000 square foot club house. The city reached a branding agreement that will allow them to use baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr.'s likeness in advertisements.

Car drives through front window of Pigeon Forge chocolate shop


(WBIR) A woman drove through the front window of a chocolate shop in Pigeon Forge Monday morning.

The Pigeon Forge Police Department said a Delaware woman accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes and crashed through the Chocolate Monkey on 3152 Parkway at about 10:30 a.m.

A few customers were inside the store at the time of the accident, but no one was injured.