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FOX17 News has been told that the shooting victim is being treated at Vanderbilt. She is 29-years-old and in critical condition. Police say she was shot multiple times by her boyfriend, Corey Montrell Clemmons. Police say Clemmons and the victim live together in Lebanon. They say he shot his girlfriend several times at Clemmons' mother's house this afternoon on Beckwith Road in Mt. Juliet. Nobody else was at home at the time.
Clemmons and the victim have two children together. Both are two-years-old or younger. We have been told that a relative of Clemmons is caring for the children tonight.
So far, police have not released a possible motive in the case. As of right now, they are not releasing the victim's name.
Wednesday, October 3 2012, 03:04 AM CDT
Work beginning on Civil War park in Knoxville
May 18, 2013 13:12 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Civil War landmark in East Tennessee will soon become a low-impact park that allows public access and preserves the area's historical integrity.
High Ground Park is being created at the site of Fort Higley in south Knoxville, which was manned by Union soldiers during the Siege of Knoxville in 1863.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/11Vb6XJ) reports the park is scheduled to open on Nov. 27, which is the 150th anniversary of the construction of Fort Higley.
Bob Young, who has been involved in the effort to preserve the site, says it is "a treasure."
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.