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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) Here are some of the top stories from the week in East Tennessee: Knox County woman shoots and kills husband Janice Cox, 67, was arrested and charged with second degree murder after she reported to police she had shot her husband. Read more about her story here.
Knox County DA ending prosecution of man accused of Brittany Eldridge murder Knox County District Attorney Charme Allen announced she was ending the prosecution of Norman Clark. He was suspected of killing his girlfriend and unborn child. Scripps plans to sell all 34 radio stations as part of a restructuring plan. Scripps owns four stations in Knoxville including Q100.3 Hot 104.5, Classic Hits 93.1 and Star 102.1.
Knox County first responders release report on naloxone deployment Naxolene, also known as Narcan, is used to help with symptoms of possible opioid overdose. More than 1,
200 people received the medication in Knox County during Oct. 1, 2016, and Sept. 30, 2017.
(Photo; Cal Ripken) (Photo; Cal Ripken)
UT Medical Center says flu contributed to 3 patients deaths The newest numbers from the hospital show 159 reported cases of Type A flu and four cases of Type B. Compared to January of last year, there were only 35 Type A cases and three Type B.
Spokesperson Susan Wyatt says all three people who died with the flu had multiple comorbidities,
meaning they were facing other health conditions as well that also contributed to their deaths.