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Washington

Congress averts homeland security shutdown

Congress averts homeland security shutdownLawmakers passed a last-ditch measure to fund DHS for seven days.
  • Washington
  • 17 hours, 38 minutes ago
Washington

CPAC: Paul edges Walker in straw poll

CPAC: Paul edges Walker in straw pollDelegates at a conservative conference ponder the Republican presidential field.
  • Washington
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Watercooler

With Smitty the dog by his side, 90-year-old veteran goes for ride

With Smitty the dog by his side, 90-year-old veteran goes for rideClaude Bratcher is a 90-year-old World War II veteran from Ten Mile, Tenn.
  • Watercooler
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Life

Ministry offers girls a prom night fit for a princess -- for free

Ministry offers girls a prom night fit for a princess -- for freeDozens of East Tennessee girls are ready for the prom night of their dreams -- thanks to a local ministry.
  • Life
  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
NASCAR

Stolen NASCAR Sprint car found in Georgia

Stolen NASCAR Sprint car found in GeorgiaSurveillance video showed a thief making off with a truck and unmarked trailer carrying the car earlier this week
  • NASCAR
  • 7 hours, 56 minutes ago
News

I-40 fully reopened in Cumberland County after fatal crash

I-40 fully reopened in Cumberland County after fatal crashThe Tennessee Highway Patrol said one person died when a tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 40 near Crab Orchard.
  • News
  • 7 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

TEMA: Storm toll back up to 30; Haslam to seek federal disaster dollars

TEMA: Storm toll back up to 30; Haslam to seek federal disaster dollarsA Bledsoe County man's overnight death from hypothermia has moved the state's death toll from ongoing bad weather back up to 30.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch doughnut holes

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch doughnut holesTaco Bell is testing warm doughnut holes covered in Cap'n Crunch Crunch Berries cereal.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
News

Dog dies in early morning house fire

Dog dies in early morning house fireA large dog died in a house fire in northwest Knoxville while its owner was away.
  • News
  • 11 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Powell teachers make sure their students get fed

Powell teachers make sure their students get fedAfter 2 weeks out of school, teachers volunteered to pack backpacks of food to the neediest students
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Vols

UT and Florida, both slumping, meet Saturday

UT and Florida, both slumping, meet SaturdayThe two-day turnaround is the shortest of conference play for the Vols. The Gators should have the fresher legs — they last played at Missouri on Tuesday night, a 64-52 loss.
  • Vols
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Vols

UT President to trustees: Lady Vols change not up for debate

UT President to trustees: Lady Vols change not up for debateIn November, the university announced that all UT athletic programs, both men's and women's, would be branded with the Power T and simply called Volunteers
  • Vols
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Pets

Knox County could see animal welfare ordinance

Knox County could see animal welfare ordinanceA Knoxville man is taking action after seeing a neighbor's dog left outside in the recent freezing temperatures.
  • Pets
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Life

Once hobbled TN steer outfitted with prosthetic foot

Once hobbled TN steer outfitted with prosthetic footDudley, the good-natured steer who lost a foot after it became tangled in bailing twine last year, has a new, permanent prosthesis.
  • Life
  • 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
News

National Weather Service needs more trained spotters

National Weather Service needs more trained spottersMeteorologists with the National Weather Service in Morristown say these past two weeks of winter weather are a reminder of how important it is to have enough trained spotters.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 38 minutes ago
Local

New system to help prevent wrongful arrests in Knox Co

New system to help prevent wrongful arrests in Knox CoLocal leaders have put together a blueprint designed to streamline the criminal justice process so that authorities do not wrongly arrest residents
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Weather

Nashville may change how they close schools for weather

Nashville may change how they close schools for weatherMetro Schools had its fair share of aggravated parents in the past week as icy conditions in parts of Davidson County created district-wide closures.
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Purina sued over chemicals in Beneful dog food

Purina sued over chemicals in Beneful dog foodThe Purina dog food company is being sued over ingredients contained in its "Beneful" product line.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
TV

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83Veteran actor was known for playing Mr. Spock on TV and in movies.
  • TV
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Power outages on Cumberland Plateau drop to 5,400

Power outages on Cumberland Plateau drop to 5,400Power outage numbers on the Cumberland Plateau continue to drop, but 6,100 people in several counties are entering their 6th day without heat. The Plateau suffered massive outages beginning Saturday when an ice storm struck, with more than 35,000 without power.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

KPD resumes 'normal operations' after barrage of winter storms

KPD resumes 'normal operations' after barrage of winter stormsAs of noon Friday, the Knoxville Police Department resumed normal operations.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Crime

7 dead, 1 injured in door-to-door shootings in rural Missouri

7 dead, 1 injured in door-to-door shootings in rural MissouriSeven people were shot to death and another injured at six crime scenes in south-central Missouri.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local Forecast

Highs heading toward 50 for Sunday

Highs heading toward 50 for SundayMostly Cloudy Saturday & Sunday with a slight chance of some Light Rain. The warming trend will continue.
  • Local Forecast
  • 4 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

10-digit dialing starts Saturday in Middle Tenn.

10-digit dialing starts Saturday in Middle Tenn.All calls dialed from the 615 area code will require 10 digits to be completed a month before an entirely new area code could first be implemented in the same region.
  • News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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