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Roy Webb married his beautiful bride, Millie, in the 60’s.  Just like many typical Americans, they had big plans and dreams for their future.  By the summer of 1971, they were the ecstatic parents of a beautiful 4-year-old little girl, Lori, with...
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Mark Obert, Jr., dreamed big from a very young age.  He wore a suit for his first grade photo because he believed he would one day be President. But his love of cars changed all that.  He won First Place...
Rebecca Winkler was a Daddy’s girl! A beautiful 16-year-old from Knoxville, Tennessee, she was a quiet introvert who worked very hard.  She had just finished her sophomore year of high school and had two summer jobs keeping her busy. She...
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A sweet angel – over and over, those are the words used to describe Rachel Nichole Lynch.  At 17, she had already made an incredible impact on so many as a role model and a good friend.  She had a...
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Sunflowers.  There’s a reason they were perfectly suited to Maddie Kruse’s personality.  It was said that her smile was radiant.   She was a well-rounded young lady with a bubbly personality:  a talented athlete who also had a penchant for writing...
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A ceremonial signing with Governor Bill Haslam was conducted on June 9, 2016, for four pieces of legislation to improve and/or add to DUI laws in Tennessee. Beginning in November 2015, legislation was introduced in reponse to a horrific crash...
Gina Head-Hieber spent February 23, 2016, in testimony before the House Transportation Committee.  She told them about her son, Tyler Head, who had been killed by an impaired driver on February 3, 2012, at 7:30 in the morning.  She was there...
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The Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that now allows law enforcement to make arrests in conjunction with evidence obtained as part of their role in Community Caretaking.  This ruling came about because of two DUI cases in Tennessee...
  • 2015 Tennessee Impaired Driving Crash Statistics
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has released data on impaired driving crashes and found that 39% of all traffic fatalities in Tennessee in 2015 involved impaired driving.  Impaired driving crashes include drunk driving crashes, drugged driving crashes,...
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On Mother’s Day weekend, 1996, Phaedra, age 22, a preschool teacher who had also done some modeling on the side, was enjoying a concert with some friends not far from her hometown.  The two car loads of youth who were...