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TVA cuts controversial tree policy, seeks lawsuit dismissal

TVA cuts controversial tree policy, seeks lawsuit dismissalTVA wants a federal judge to drop a lawsuit filed against the utility over a controversial tree-trimming policy.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
Women's Basketball

No. 11/12 Lady Vols knock off No. 7 Stanford, 59-40

No. 11/12 Lady Vols knock off No. 7 Stanford, 59-40Ariel Massengale scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half Saturday as No. 10 Tennessee breezed past No. 7 Stanford 59-40 for its fifth consecutive victory.
  • Women's Basketball
  • 6 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Saturday: chilly day, clearing skies

Saturday: chilly day, clearing skiesSkies gradually clear through the day today, and we see lots of sun tomorrow
  • Local Forecast
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

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
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

TN National Guard troops returning home in time for Christmas

TN National Guard troops returning home in time for ChristmasOn Saturday, more than 40 soldiers with the Tennessee National Guard will return home from Afghanistan in time for Christmas.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 12 hours, 19 minutes ago
Life

Mission of Hope delivers Christmas to needy kids

Mission of Hope delivers Christmas to needy kidsThousands of children are already having a Merry Christmas this year thanks to your generosity and the Mission of Hope.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

EPA: Coal ash not 'hazardous waste'

EPA: Coal ash not 'hazardous waste'The EPA announced Friday coal ash will not be classified as "hazardous waste" but will, for the first time, be regulated.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Fentress - Cumberland

High school JROTC program garners national attention

High school JROTC program garners national attentionStudents from Clarkrange High School are bringing their team to the top of the nation.
  • Fentress - Cumberland
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Downtown - UT

Grease trap plans force two Market Square businesses to close

Grease trap plans force two Market Square businesses to closeAt least two restaurants on Market Square say they are closing in part due to new requirements for collecting grease.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
Local

UT Genetics Center reorganization leaves families upset, concerned

UT Genetics Center reorganization leaves families upset, concernedA number of East Tennessee families say they're left scrambling to find new care providers, after a recent announcement that change is coming to the University of Tennessee Genetics Center.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 34 minutes ago
Music

Justin Timberlake sings with Garth Brooks in Nashville

Justin Timberlake sings with Garth Brooks in NashvilleLong before the world got to know Justin Timberlake, 33-year-old pop superstar – who played another sold-out concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Friday night – there was "Justin Randall."
  • Music
  • 8 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation

New Medicare Advantage rules benefit seniors

New Medicare Advantage rules benefit seniorsStarting next year, some seniors can leave the plans if they lose their doctors or other health care providers.
  • Nation
  • 16 hours, 5 minutes ago
Vols

No. 7 Stanford, No. 11 Lady Vols in unfamiliar positions

No. 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.
  • Vols
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
News

Zebra mussels invading Tennessee lakes

Zebra mussels invading Tennessee lakesWildlife officials say an invasive species is now in another major East Tennessee lake, threatening the ecosystem.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
World

2014: The year in pictures

2014: The year in picturesA plane flies over the Bardarbunga volcano on Sept. 14 on Iceland.spewing lava and smoke in southeast Iceland.
  • World
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
East Knoxville

Homeowner fires gun during reported attempted burglary

Homeowner fires gun during reported attempted burglaryKCSO is investigating a reported attempted burglary in East Knox County Friday night.
  • East Knoxville
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Holidays

How to organize your wrapping paper

How to organize your wrapping paperKnoxville home organizer Allison Bolt has tips on how to organize your wrapping chaos. Find her at www.knoxvillehomeorganizer.com
  • Holidays
  • 12 hours, 5 minutes ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

KCSO searching for suspect in pharmacy robbery

KCSO searching for suspect in pharmacy robberyThe Knox County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person responsible for robbing a pharmacy.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 22 hours, 11 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Kodak-Northview VFD receives new fire engine

Kodak-Northview VFD receives new fire engineThe Kodak Volunteer Fire Department received a new fire engine Friday.
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 22 hours, 46 minutes ago
People

Angel Tree grants 1,600 kids' Christmas wishes

Angel Tree grants 1,600 kids' Christmas wishesMore than 1,600 kids will have Christmas presents this year thanks to the community's generosity.
  • People
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Firefighters want to help family who lost everything in fire

Firefighters want to help family who lost everything in fireA family of eight is without a home for the holidays after a fire destroyed their house.
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Woman's Christmas wish: her dog's safe return

Woman's Christmas wish: her dog's safe returnDina Taher's home was broken into. Many of her possessions are gone, but all she wants back is her dog Mellow.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Football

Vols add another running back to 2015 class

Vols add another running back to 2015 classButch Jones added another back to the Vols' stable for the 2015 season, receiving a commitment from RB Kendall Bussey.
  • Football
  • 1 day ago
Local

Centro Hispano provides explanation for legal US status

Centro Hispano provides explanation for legal US statusCentro Hispano Friday offered insight into the process undocumented immigrants will have to get temporary legal status.
  • Local
  • 1 day ago
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