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Nation

Adorable lion cubs romp and play in their new habitat

Adorable lion cubs romp and play in their new habitatTwo-month-old lion cubs explore their new habitat and play with their mom and other pride members. Video courtesy of the Oregon Zoo.
  • Nation
  • 18 minutes ago
Local

Maryville man killed in early morning crash

Maryville man killed in early morning crashThe Blount County Sheriff's Office said a man in his 30s died after a single car crash overnight.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 26 minutes ago
Local

Need a tree? Here's where to buy local

Need a tree? Here's where to buy localIf you want to buy a locally-grown Christmas tree, there are several farms in East Tennessee ready to meet your needs.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuit

Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuitA group of people who helped cleanup the TVA ash spill have appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit against their employer.
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 6 hours, 51 minutes ago
Music

Little Big Town singer forgives drunken driver who killed relative

Little Big Town singer forgives drunken driver who killed relativeEach Thanksgiving, Kimberly Schlapman and her husband, Stephen, jammed 16 or more relatives into their Brentwood home.
  • Music
  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy

22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy22 recruits graduated from the Blount County Sheriff's Office training academy on Saturday.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
Prep

The Blitz: High School Playoff Quarterfinals

The Blitz: High School Playoff QuarterfinalsSeveral local teams still alive in the playoff race. Friday night pitted 13 of them vying for a semifinal spot.
  • Prep
  • 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing week

Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing weekAnimal advocates and county leaders are pushing for changes at an East Tennessee shelter in turmoil.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 8 minutes ago
Sports

Vols find allies from an unlikely fan base against Missouri

Vols find allies from an unlikely fan base against MissouriAll eyes are Knoxville with three fan bases taking sides. Plenty of folks in Athens, Georgia are going to be rooting for the Vols too.
  • Sports
  • 23 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Football players submit DNA in rape investigation

Football players submit DNA in rape investigationThe two UT football players at the center of a rape investigation submitted DNA samples to law enforcement earlier this week.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

What we know today about Ferguson

What we know today about FergusonThe latest on what's happening in Missouri
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Local

Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across America

Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across AmericaKnox County Mayor Tim Burchett is teaming up with Wreaths Across America in an effort to raise money to place live wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in Knox County.
  • Local
  • 1 day ago
Pets

Nearly a dozen bunnies need a home

Nearly a dozen bunnies need a homeYoung-Williams Animal Shelter in Knoxville has nearly a dozen bunnies up for adoption. Visit http://www.young-williams.org/ for more information.
  • Pets
  • 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
Local

Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegations

Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegationsSuperintendent Jim McIntyre sent an email to school board members confirming Jon Dickl's resignation on Thursday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Casual Pint opens in Farragut

Casual Pint opens in FarragutThe seventh location of a local chain specializing in craft beer opened Friday in Farragut.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 21 hours, 22 minutes ago
Local

Randy White again ruled ineligible for office

Randy White again ruled ineligible for officeThe man elected sheriff of Monroe County who was ruled ineligible for office was again denied his POST certification Friday, according to his attorney
  • Local
  • 23 hours ago
Local

TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigration

TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigrationRep. Andy Holt and Sen. Mae Beavers want Gov. Haslam to sue the Obama administration over immigration reform.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Food

Tennessee's Thanksgiving dish-- brussels sprouts?

Tennessee's Thanksgiving dish-- brussels sprouts?The New York Times listed Tennessee's signature Thanksgiving dish as roasted brussels sprouts with peanut vinaigrette.
  • Food
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

Officials: Ferguson area is prepared for protests

Officials: Ferguson area is prepared for protestsCounty executives say they expect level heads and a focus on the long term.
  • Nation
  • 10 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibit

Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibitSeveral local architects and engineers put their talents to the test as they got in the holiday spirit Friday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Crime

Former officers plead guilty in illegal gambling scheme

Former officers plead guilty in illegal gambling schemeRobert Cummings, 61, and Benito Lopez, 62, pleaded guilty to attempting to commit extortion.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Nation Now

$100 bill on your windshield? Most likely a scam

$100 bill on your windshield? Most likely a scamStay alert and avoid scams this holiday season by identifying potentially dangerous situations.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Live at 5 at 4

UT mascot struts in style thanks to talented seamstress

UT mascot struts in style thanks to talented seamstressJill Mayfield uses her seamstress skills to fabricate Smokey's fancier fashion statements known as tuxedos.
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Education

High school students learn forensics in new program

High school students learn forensics in new programFuture forensic experts are learning a thing or two, thanks to a first-of-its kind partnership with the University of Tennessee.
  • Education
  • 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
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