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Death notice: Nelson - OakRidger
Margaret D. Nelson, age 73, a resident of Oliver Springs, Tenn., died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs is in charge of arrangements, which were incomplete at press time.
VIDEO: Watch Hannibal Buress Totally School a Drunk Heckler! - OakRidger
Here's a pro tip for all you people out there who like to throw a few back and go to comedy shows: shut up. Especially if you're at one of Hannibal Buress' shows. Fall TV Scorecard: What's renewed? What's canceled? One inebriated blabbermouth played ...
Netflix Renews Bloodline for Season 2 - OakRidger
If you binged all of the first season of Netflix's new drama Bloodline and were worried there wouldn't be more, relax! You only have to wait about 11 months for more episodes (maybe you should have taken your time with them, eh?). Fall TV Scorecard: What's ...
Mega Buzz: Is Booth and Brennan's Marriage in Trouble on Bones? - OakRidger
Bones' key couple may have a second baby on the way, but their marriage is headed for less happier times. As we previously reported, Booth (David Boreanaz) will once again face his former gambling addiction later this season. "There is a murder that ...
Showtime Renews House of Lies for Season 5 - OakRidger
The con is still on. Showtime renewed its half-hour series (a comedy by Emmys definition) House of Lies for a fifth season, the network announced Tuesday. The fifth season of the series will consist of 10 episodes, down from the normal 12 episodes that ...
Tennessee hires former Texas coach Rick Barnes - OakRidger
KNOXVILLE (AP) — Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an “elite basketball coach in every respect.” The agreement is for six years at $2.25 million annually.
Oak Ridge house damaged by fire - OakRidger
A passerby alerted neighbors on Riverview Drive that a home was on fire Tuesday afternoon and one of those neighbors called 911. “If I hadn’t been writing a letter on my back porch, I wouldn’t have known,” said Evelyn Armstrong. She said she ...
Wanted man found; officer bit by police dog - OakRidger
On Tuesday, officers with the Oak Ridge Police Department caught Desmond Slater, who was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service, after receiving a tip about where he was hiding. Slater was wanted for violation of his federally-supervised release. His original ...
Fired FBI agent pleads guilty to theft of heroin collected as evidence - OakRidger
WASHINGTON — A former FBI agent in the Washington field office pleaded guilty to 64 criminal counts Tuesday, admitting that he stole heroin that had been collected as evidence. Matthew Lowry, 33, had worked as part of a team targeting violent drug ...
Today in the News: Cellphone video shows final moments of Germanwings flight - OakRidger
Investigators announced today that they found a cellphone at the crash site of doomed Germanwings Flight 9525 that recorded a video of the plane’s final moments in the air. The images on the video are reportedly difficult to see, but screams of the plane ...
Former Anderson County jail nurse pleads not guilty in man's death - OakRidger
It was a 30-mile trip for two minutes of proceedings, but it allowed Maryville High School drama teacher Sherry Petrowski to see the man accused of complicity in her son’s death for the first time. Billy Joe Brockman, a former nurse with Advanced ...
What’s that old saying about birds of a feather? - OakRidger
Even in announcing today that he will seek to undo any unfortunate effects of that religious freedom law he signed last week, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence persisted in peddling the blatant falsehood that the measure was never intended to foster discrimination ...
Morning Jolt: Indiana governor says Religious Freedom Act will be clarified - OakRidger
Amid a deluge of criticism over a new law that some see as license to discriminate against gay people, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence today said, “We will clarify this in the days ahead and will fix this and move forward.” Pence said the Religious Freedom ...
Russell Crowe: Michael Jackson Prank-Called Me for Years with Terrible Jokes - OakRidger
Apparently Michael Jackson was a real practical joker. In an interview with The Guardian, Russell Crowe claims that Jackson consistently prank-called him "for two or three f---ing years," after Jackson discovered the fake name Crowe used to check into hotels.
FX Renews The Americans for Season 4 - OakRidger
"Remarkably, this season of The Americans has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons," Nick Grad, FX's co-president of original programming, said in a statement. "The series has cemented it status with critics as television's best ...