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- Woman's Christmas wish: her dog's safe return
- 2014: The year in pictures
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Hitting the road for the holidays? Check traffic first!Hitting the road for the holidays? Check traffic first!Get the latest road conditions and traffic delays on the WBIR traffic page
- 5 hours, 16 minutes ago
Angel Tree grants 1,600 kids' Christmas wishesAngel Tree grants 1,600 kids' Christmas wishesMore than 1,600 kids will have Christmas presents this year thanks to the community's generosity.
- 7 hours, 39 minutes ago
UPDATE: Another man arrested in Halls man's deathUPDATE: Another man arrested in Halls man's deathKCSO has arrested two men, one of whom is a juvenile, in the death of a man in a Halls apartment complex Wednesday.
- North Knoxville
- 3 hours, 34 minutes ago
State Senate GOP leader Bill Ketron has cancerState Senate GOP leader Bill Ketron has cancerState Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with cancer.
- In Session
- 1 day, 8 hours ago
Road construction shouldn't slow your holiday travelsRoad construction shouldn't slow your holiday travelsTDOT has halted road construction for the the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
- 5 hours, 18 minutes ago
Police stop pursuing nearly 79,000 fugitivesPolice stop pursuing nearly 79,000 fugitivesAccused rapists, murderers are allowed to escape, and the victims aren't told
- 1 day ago
Staples says breach affects 1.2M cardsStaples says breach affects 1.2M cardsStaples announced Friday that more than one million people may have had their personal data stolen by hackers.
- Nation Now
- 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
Cumberland Ave. redesign project delayed againCumberland Ave. redesign project delayed againOnly one company submitted a bid to perform the work, and at $25 million dollars, it was well over the city's projected $11 million dollar budget.
- Downtown - UT
- 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
No. 7 Stanford, No. 11 Lady Vols in unfamiliar positionsNo. 7 Stanford, No. 11 Lady Vols in unfamiliar positionsStanford and Tennessee are facing off with neither of these traditional women's basketball powers ranked in the top five.
- 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Starting in 2015, WBIR will change its alert systemStarting in 2015, WBIR will change its alert systemThat means if you are signed up for WBIR text messages, you will no longer receive them.
- 8 hours, 44 minutes ago
Obama: Sony "did the wrong thing" when it pulled movieObama: Sony "did the wrong thing" when it pulled movieSony executives got an e-mail praising them for pulling the film.
- 3 hours, 51 minutes ago
Morristown traffic cam citations drop dramaticallyMorristown traffic cam citations drop dramaticallyCitations from traffic cameras are down more than 55% in Morristown, and police say that's a sign they are working.
- Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
- 6 hours, 28 minutes ago
Review: $12 fitness tracker is here, and it's worth a lookReview: $12 fitness tracker is here, and it's worth a lookEarly adopters will find set-up and syncing issues, but Pivotal Tracker 1 is a nice band.
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Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed fourListeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed fourAt least 28 people have been sickened and 26 have been hospitalized.
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'Not a monster': Parents of accused Aurora shooter plead for his life'Not a monster': Parents of accused Aurora shooter plead for his lifeIn a letter to prosecutors released Friday, the parents of accused Aurora movie theater killer James Holmes are asking for his life to be spared.
- 9 hours, 27 minutes ago
Radio Systems Corp. names new CEORadio Systems Corp. names new CEOWith its former leader and founder leaving to take a spot in the governor's cabinet, Radio Systems Corp. of Knoxville has named a new CEO.
- 6 hours, 34 minutes ago
What you need to know FridayWhat you need to know FridayHere are several top stories to follow in East Tennessee on Friday, Dec. 19.
- 12 hours, 45 minutes ago
Bill Cosby fires back as new accuser speaksBill Cosby fires back as new accuser speaksCosby is denouncing "mean-spirited ... rhetoric." A new accuser tells Dr. Phil her story.
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Woman donates platelets in honor of granddaughterWoman donates platelets in honor of granddaughterAn East Tennessee woman donates platelets every week in honor of her granddaughter, who needed platelet transfusions.
- 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
Dollywood auditions for 2015 season begin in JanuaryDollywood auditions for 2015 season begin in JanuaryDollywood will begin hosting auditions in three locations for the 2015 season beginning next month.
- Sevierville - Sevier
- 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
Lonnie Vann will face S.C. charges first before extradition to TNLonnie Vann will face S.C. charges first before extradition to TNA former Campbell County teacher, arrested for robbing a couple at gunpoint in South Carolina, won't be able to leave jail.
- Scott - Campbell - Morgan
- 14 hours, 18 minutes ago
TDOT offers live streaming of traffic conditionsTDOT offers live streaming of traffic conditionsThe Tennessee Department of Transportation has launched live streaming of traffic conditions.
- 9 hours, 34 minutes ago
Calculating how much your trek home will cost youCalculating how much your trek home will cost youWhether you will be home for Christmas or not, you have probably noticed the sharp dip in gas prices around East Tennessee.
- 1 day, 1 hour ago
Dropped your phone in the toilet? Here's the fixDropped your phone in the toilet? Here's the fixTwo companies offer kiosk services to dry out electronics.
- 1 day ago
Clarkrange JROTC teamClarkrange JROTC teamStudents at Clarkrange High School in Fentress County have skyrocketed into national JROTC competitions just a few years after the team's formation.
- Fentress - Cumberland
- 16 minutes ago
Tennessee justices question relevancy in ID'ing executionersTennessee justices question relevancy in ID'ing executionersTennessee's Supreme Court justices honed in on relevance in debate to ID executioners.
- 23 hours, 39 minutes ago
Knoxville kids name elf in Eric Berry's honorKnoxville kids name elf in Eric Berry's honorMrs. Clapp's third grade classroom at Gibbs Elementary School has found a unique way to honor Eric Berry and it's just in time for Christmas.
- North Knoxville
- 1 day ago
In Your Area
The EPA has decided not to classify coal ash as hazardous waste. However, the agency did rule that, for the first time, how the ash is stored will be regulated.
Students at Clarkrange High School in Fentress County have skyrocketed into national JROTC competitions just a few years after the team's formation.
The City of Knoxville is rebidding a redesign project for Cumberland Avenue near the University of Tennessee campus.
How dogs are helping children with reading in the classroom.
Frightworks in Knox County will host Zombie Santa Laser Tag on Saturday, Dec. 20 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
One woman's wish this Christmas is asking whoever took her dog, Mellow, during a break-in to return it.