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Zaxby's raising money for Kaliszewski family Thursday evening

Zaxby's raising money for Kaliszewski family Thursday evening

Thursday evening, a Seymour store is giving back to the family of Courteney Kaliszewski, the teen killed earlier this month in a church van accident.

16-year-old Kaliszewski and 45-year-old Jeff Trussell died when an SUV hit their van carrying 12 people head-on. Several others were hurt.

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Trader Joe's recalls its 'Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter'

Trader Joe's recalls its 'Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter'

Federal Health Officials have warned consumers not to eat Trader Joe's "Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter."

This product has been linked to salmonella infections, which have made 29 people sick in 18 states.

Trader Joe's pulled the product from store shelves nationwide and posted an advisory on the company's web page.

The peanut butter has a stock keeping unit 97111 and should be returned to any Trader Joe's store location for a full refund.

Friends to hold memorial ride for McMinn Co. firefighter

Friends to hold memorial ride for McMinn Co. firefighter

Friends will remember an EMT and firefighter who was in an ATV crash with a memorial ride on Saturday.

22-year-old Zach Shultz was driving one of two ATVs involved in an accident in McMinn County back in December.

Saturday friends will hold the first annual Zach Shultz Memorial Ride. It's an effort to raise money to help with ongoing debt from his funeral expenses. Motorcycles, ATVs and bicycles are all allowed.

Registration for the ride begins at 10 a.m. at the Athens Regional Park. It costs $20.

Monroe Co. teen believed to have died from electric shock

Monroe Co. teen believed to have died from electric shock

A Monroe County teen whose body was found Wednesday is believed to have died from an electric shock, according to authorities.

18-year-old Tucker Wells had been missing since September 11.

Officials say it appears Wells had cut into a pipe that was attached to a power pole on the edge of his property. The pipe had high voltage electrical wires, and Wells was electrocuted.

Final autopsy reports are not yet complete, but officials say the preliminary autopsy findings are consistent with electrocution.

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Angels of Hope helps cancer patients

Angels of Hope helps cancer patients

Hundreds of East Tennessee cancer patients benefit from a volunteer effort to help them around the holidays.

"This says love is all you need," reads a hand made pillow case.

Love motivated UT Medical Oncologist Dr. Susan Huntsinger to start a program to help the cancer patients she treats.

"To be able to do this for them and give them just that little bit of spark that little bit of hope is just a wonderful thing," she said.

She realized the holidays can be especially difficult for her patients.

Body found tentatively identified as missing Monroe Co. teen

Body found tentatively identified as missing Monroe Co. teen

A body was recovered on Wednesday in the Vonore area. It has been tentatively identified as missing 18-year-old Tucker Wells, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Officials
say there are no immediate signs of foul play, but it will be
investigated as a homicide pending further investigation and autopsy
results.

Wells had been missing since September 11.

We'll keep you updated as information becomes available.