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Johnson City Press: TBI: Pigeon Forge officer fatally shoots man who wielded knife

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 42-year-old Samuel Charles Talbott produced the knife and grabbed someone inside the Pigeon Forge apartment where Pigeon Forge police officers had gone to find him Monday. The release said Talbott refused to comply when repeatedly told to drop the weapon and the situation escalated.

The TBI said one officer fired at least one shot, killing Talbott. The officer was not identified.

The TBI said no one else was injured.

The investigation is continuing.

Body of missing Cookeville Dentist found in Overton Co.

OVERTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - The body of a missing 83-year-old Dentist from Cookeville has been found, officials confirmed Sunday. Dr. James L. Smith, 83,...