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$1 Million Powerball Winner In Fayetteville, TN
News Channel 9 Sunday March 8, 2015

A player in Fayetteville, TN won $1 million in Saturday nights Powerball drawing. The players ticket matched five numbers drawn. The Fayetteville ticket is the 158th Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more since inception.

 


District attorney requests investigation of East Tennessee drug task force
WVLT/AP Sunday March 8, 2015

The district attorney general for five East Tennessee counties has asked the state to investigate the actions of the local drug task force. According to Local 8 Now, 8th Judicial District Attorney General Jared Effler asked both the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the state Comptroller's Officer to look into the task force's procedures for storing and disposing of evidence and cash. The district covers Campbell, Claiborne, Union, Scott and Fentress counties. Task Force Director Melvin Bayless has been placed on administrative leave with pay.

 
Former Titans running back Chris Johnson recovering from gunshot wound


Former Titans running back Chris Johnson recovering from gunshot wound
WVLT Sunday March 8, 2015

Former Titans running back Chris Johnson is recovering at an Orlando hospital after being shot in the arm Saturday night. Local 8 Now reports that Johnson has been training in Los Angeles, but was back home in Florida this weekend and riding around with friends when his car took gunfire. One person in the car, the driver, was killed. Johnson is stable and expected to be OK following the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time. (Photo Courtesy WVLT).

 


Anthem Data Breach Impacts Amerigroup Members
tn.gov Sunday March 8, 2015

TennCare members potentially impacted by the recent data breach of Anthems information technology system will begin receiving notification letters from Amerigroup on March 25, 2015. Anthem owns Amerigroup which is one of the health plans operating within the TennCare Managed Care Organization network. Anthem estimates more than 246,000 TennCare Amerigroup members have been impacted by the data breach discovered on Jan. 29, 2015. Anthem is offering 24 months of free identity theft repair and credit monitoring services to current or former Tennessee members of an affected Anthem plan, dating back to 2004. Members do not have to wait to receive a notification letter to sign up for the services. Members can sign up or obtain more information by visiting www.anthemfacts.com or calling 1-877-263-7995.

 


Crossville Police Seek Information Regarding Counterfeit Currency Passed at Dollar General Store
Crossville Crime Stoppers Saturday March 7, 2015

Crossville Police are seeking any information on a counterfeit currency crime on March 9th, at around 10 a.m.. A black male went into Dollar General Store on 127 North and passed a counterfeit $100.00. The manager said the person in the video is the only person to pass a $100.00 bill and it was fake. If you have any information on any person involved, or think you may know this man, please contact Crimestoppers and Sgt. Brian Eckelson at 200-1173 or 200-1147 or call Det. Danny Harris at the Crossville Police Department at 484-7231.

 

 
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