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Early voting begins tomorrow
Tn.gov Tuesday October 16, 2012
Early voting begins tomorrow (Wednesday) for the November 6th election. Voters will cast their ballots for state and federal offices. Early voting will run through November 1st. Place your vote at the Elections Commission Office across the street from the Cumberland County Courthouse on Main Street in downtown Crossville.
Thief pulls knife as he flees scene
WOWNews Tuesday October 16, 2012
A loss prevention employee at the Burke's Outlet store was assaulted by a shoplifter after he attempted to restrain the thief. According to reports, the suspect left the store with merchandise when the employee attempted to prevent him from leaving the area. The thief then began to choke the employee. When the employee managed to get out of his grip, the thief pulled a knife on the employee and fled the scene.
Alcohol suspected in Miller Ave crash
CPD Tuesday October 16, 2012
Alcohol is suspected in an accident with injuries on Miller Avenue. According to reports, city units were called to the Dollar Market after the accident, in which witnesses said the suspect, identified as 25 year old Diego Domingo Bartolome left the scene. Witnesses were able to describe the suspect and his vehicle…which police located on School Avenue. Police were then able to track the suspect to address on 5th Street, where he was arrested on several charges including driving without a license and public intoxication.
CPD investigating theft at CCHS classroom
CPD Tuesday October 16, 2012
Crossville police are investigating the theft of an Apple Mac Book as well as cash and credit and debit cards from a classroom at CCHS last week. According to reports, the computer was left in a case under the teacher's desk, and the cards and cash were taken from the teacher's purse. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time
CMC releases another statement regarding menigitis outbreak
CMC Tuesday October 16, 2012
Cumberland Medical Center has released an updated statement in regards to the meningitis outbreak in our area. Officials say that they have offered treatment and screening to all patients presenting to the Emergency Department in accordance with the current Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines at the time of their visit. However, updates from the Centers for Disease Control continue to come in as new information is gathered related to the meningitis outbreak. Cumberland Medical Center staff and physicians are monitoring the CDC website for updates, and are contacting patients who may need follow-up screening or treatment based on the updated guidelines. Officials state that a physician is on the hospital's consulting staff and is being consulted on all cases requiring testing and treatment. CMC is encouraging patients concerned about this outbreak to review information available at the CDC website which is on CMC's website at www.cmchealthcare.org. If you have been notified by your healthcare provider that you received an injection that may have put you at risk, you are encouraged to visit the CMC ER for an evaluation. CMC will continue to meet the healthcare needs of all patients who present to our emergency department. Patients with urgent or emergent conditions are encouraged to present to the Emergency Department at any time. Arrangements have been made to have additional qualified physicians and staff available from the hours of 1pm to 8pm daily to accommodate patient flow due to the increase in lumbar punctures stemming from this outbreak.