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Men's Basketball

Announcement expected Friday regarding Tyndall, NCAA

Announcement expected Friday regarding Tyndall, NCAAThe NCAA called Tennessee Thursday to discuss the findings of its investigation into Coach Donnie Tyndall's tenure at Southern Miss, a source close to the investigation told govols247.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 10 hours, 22 minutes ago
News

Proposed bill limits access to cough suppressants

Proposed bill limits access to cough suppressantsAn ingredient commonly found in over-the-counter cough suppressants could be facing restrictions if the Tennessee Legislature passes a bill regulating the sale of products containing dextromethorphan.
  • News
  • 9 hours, 21 minutes ago
News

KPD investigating shooting NW of downtown

KPD investigating shooting NW of downtownKnoxville police are investigating a shooting thought to have occurred about 10 p.m. Thursday at Fifth Avenue and Blackstock Street.
  • News
  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
News

Mother made daughter put dead girl's body in freezer

Mother made daughter put dead girl's body in freezerDETROIT - Before Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair's frozen bodies were discovered in a deep freezer at their Detroit apartment, the siblings suffered horrific abuse at the hands of their mother, a court document filed Thursday alleges.
  • News
  • 10 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

"VolCard" close to coming to the strip

"VolCard" close to coming to the stripA plan to even out the playing field for businesses on the Cumberland Avenue Strip is close to becoming a reality.
  • News
  • 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
News

Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogs

Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogsThe fate of more than two dozen dogs is up in the air as a West Knox County breeder is accused of animal cruelty
  • News
  • 12 hours, 59 minutes ago
Ways to Save

Easter's most popular candy secret

Easter's most popular candy secretAnother melt in your mouth deal expected to sell-out.
  • Ways to Save
  • 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Companies

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansion

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansionThe government is giving Alcoa a financial shot in the arm by loaning $259 million for the plant's automobile expansion.
  • Companies
  • 13 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN students

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN studentsTennessee's new education commissioner told a Knoxville audience Thursday night that higher standards for Tennessee students are a good thing.
  • News
  • 10 hours, 11 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisoner

Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisonerA Hamblen County Jail inmate told officials that he was carrying out his mother's orders when he, along with two other prisoners, attacked the man accused of stabbing his mother's boyfriend.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 18 hours, 50 minutes ago
Events

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineup

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineupOfficials are already planning for and promoting their 36th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming, which will be October 9-11.
  • Events
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
Money

'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economy

'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economyA nationally recognized Knoxville festival will be kicking off its 7th consecutive year of music and arts beginning Friday.
  • Money
  • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
News

Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicde

Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicdeA Dandridge man will serve a 12-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in Knox County Criminal Court to vehicular homicide.
  • News
  • 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
News

NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert tickets

NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert ticketsThe National Rifle Association wants to offer state lawmakers free tickets to a show featuring Alan Jackson and Jeff Foxworthy in April when the national gun organization's annual convention comes to Nashville.
  • News
  • 12 hours, 1 minute ago
News

UT's Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft of Xbox, games

UT's Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft of Xbox, gamesUniversity of Tennessee offensive lineman Coleman Thomas has been charged with stealing a UT student's Xbox One game player along with three games.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 43 minutes ago
Nation

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurt

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurtFour hospitalized in critical condition after possible gas explosion, officials say
  • Nation
  • 9 hours, 26 minutes ago
News

Heading to Spokane? It's a loonnnggg trip

Heading to Spokane? It's a loonnnggg tripThe Tennessee Lady Vols are spending their first full day in Spokane, Wash., preparing for Saturday night's match against Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 41 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into Alps

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsCo-pilot deliberately worked to "destroy" the plane, French prosecutor said.
  • World
  • 14 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

Trustee Shouse to have prostate removed

Trustee Shouse to have prostate removedKnox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following week.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 16 minutes ago
Politics

Proposed bill to ban passenger drinking still alive in legislature

Proposed bill to ban passenger drinking still alive in legislatureRight now, Tennessee law allows anyone but the driver to drink, some people call it the "pass it over" law
  • Politics
  • 16 hours, 53 minutes ago
Politics

Senate passes bill to remove sprinkler requirements for town homes

Senate passes bill to remove sprinkler requirements for town homesUnder the proposal, while the state couldn't require them, local governments could still decide whether to make the sprinklers mandatory.
  • Politics
  • 16 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

Weak earthquake shakes East Tenn. late Wednesday night

Weak earthquake shakes East Tenn. late Wednesday nightPeople in several areas in East Tennessee felt the ground rumble late Wednesday night, after a weak earthquake shook the area.
  • Local
  • 21 hours ago
News

Do's and don'ts of Tennessee's new social media law

Do's and don'ts of Tennessee's new social media lawThe Employee Online Privacy Act of 2014, which went into effect the first of this year, provides clear guidelines to help employers navigate the numerous scenarios involving employees' personal Internet activity.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
World

Mystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in Alps

Mystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in AlpsAndreas Lubitz, 27, was a skilled pilot, happy with his job and no terrorist ties.
  • World
  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
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