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Monroe Co. woman accused of murdering her husband

(WBIR-Tellico Plains) A Monroe County woman is facing charges for the murder of her husband in September.

Michael Strickland was found shot to death in the driveway of his shop directly behind his home on Fairview Road in Tellico Plains.

Neighbors told 10News that Strickland was a well-known mechanic and was well-liked.

Monroe County and TBI investigators said the victim's wife, Marie Strickland, allegedly shot her husband. Authorities accuse her brother, Chris Smallin, of allegedly disposing crime evidence.

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Madisonville teenager's sweet 16 party used as a charity benefit

Man killed in shooting now a suspect in girlfriend's death

Authorities say a man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Etowah is a suspect in his girlfriend's death.

TBI: Etowah police shoot and kill person of interest

(WBIR) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that a man killed after an officer-involved shooting in Etowah Monday night was a person of interest for a recent murder in Robertson County.

TBI said when an Etowah police officer tried to pull over David Greenwood, 49, for a traffic stop just before 8 p.m., Greenwood backed his vehicle into the officer's patrol car at the intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 411 and fled the scene in his vehicle. Two other officers tried to stop the suspect.

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Fatal police shooting witness: 'Shots came out immediately'

(WBIR-Etowah) A witness to Monday's officer-involved shooting says this is a rarity for the small community of Etowah.

"The last time we had a shooting that involved a death in Etowah was in 1983," said Durant Tullock, who saw what happened Monday night when officers fired shots at David Greenwood, 49.

Car hits tree, kills driver in Monroe Co.

The crash happened at the intersection of Hwy. 68 and Mecca Pike in Tellico Plains just after 7 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed that Thomas E. Hunt Jr., 23, of Tellico Plains died after his car ran off the road on a hit a tree on Mecca Pike.

Power knocked out to thousands in Madisonville

According the to the Monroe County dispatch, they received a report of a blown transformer on Ball Play Road around 5:30 a.m.

That blown transformer disrupted power to more than 4,700 Fort Loudoun Electric customers. Utilities crews were dispatched out to the scene and are working to restore power to those affected.