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Downtown - UT

Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summit

Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summitKnoxville community leaders are working to help young black men achieve success.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 48 minutes ago
Vols

UT rape allegations yet another test for Butch Jones

UT rape allegations yet another test for Butch JonesUT players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams have been suspended from the team in the aftermath of rape and sexual assault allegations.
  • Vols
  • 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
Local

Drug dealers from Detroit find Knoxville a target

Drug dealers from Detroit find Knoxville a targetThe first major case that involved people from Detroit and heroin in East Tennessee was in late 2012. Since then, four major cases have been cracked by KPD, netting dozens of arrests.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 35 minutes ago
News

Vanderbilt rape case attorney suspended

Vanderbilt rape case attorney suspendedA defense attorney in the Vanderbilt rape case has received an 18-month suspension from practicing law.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
Sports

Police continue to conduct interviews in rape investigation

Police continue to conduct interviews in rape investigationKnoxville police spent Thursday interviewing individuals connected to its investigation into the alleged rape and sexual assault of two 19-year-old women by two University of Tennessee football players.
  • Sports
  • 14 hours, 31 minutes ago
Nation

Obama declares 'lawful action' to protect 5M immigrants

Obama declares 'lawful action' to protect 5M immigrantsObama's plan will protect 5 million immigrants from deportation.
  • Nation
  • 14 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

East TN family affected by president's immigration plan

East TN family affected by president's immigration planPresident Barack Obama announced changes to the United States immigration system that will lift the threat of deportation for five million people.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 39 minutes ago
Local

Aquaponics farming growing in popularity

Aquaponics farming growing in popularityAquaponics is a sustainable way of growing food that many say could help combat global hunger, and one local couple is bringing freshly-farmed veggies to East Tennesseeans' tables using this method.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Music

Country singer Billy Gilman comes out

Country singer Billy Gilman comes outFormer child star announces he is gay after hearing a fellow country singer come out.
  • Music
  • 18 hours, 28 minutes ago
Music

Country singer Ty Herndon comes out

Country singer Ty Herndon comes outSinger tells 'People' 'I'm an out, proud and happy gay man.'
  • Music
  • 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
Business

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?Some retailers say they are remaining closed so employees can enjoy the holiday too.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
People

Green Bay Packers pump up 'Pitch Perfect 2' trailer

Green Bay Packers pump up 'Pitch Perfect 2' trailerFive NFL stars making big cameos in the first trailer for the film "Pitch Perfect 2"
  • People
  • 8 hours, 46 minutes ago
Military

East TN troops return from Afghanistan

East TN troops return from AfghanistanEast Tennessee-based troops on a combat deployment for months in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil.
  • Military
  • 14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Politics

Tenn. lawmakers call Obama arrogant over immigration plan

Tenn. lawmakers call Obama arrogant over immigration planReaction to President Barack Obama's immigration announcement
  • Politics
  • 14 hours, 53 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'

Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'Victims' rights advocates are speaking out about the blame that is being put on the victims in a recent rape case involving two UT football players.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 18 hours, 32 minutes ago
News

Tenn. unemployment rate drops to 7.1%

Tenn. unemployment rate drops to 7.1%The unemployment rate in Tennessee fell once again in October.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 18 minutes ago
Ways to Save

Get Black Friday doorbusters without lining up

Get Black Friday doorbusters without lining upFour tricks to score doorbuster deals, no lining up required.
  • Ways to Save
  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
News

Oliver Springs Christmas tree chosen for Tenn. capitol

Oliver Springs Christmas tree chosen for Tenn. capitolChristmas is weeks away, but preparations are underway to bring the spirit of the season to the state capitol building.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 25 minutes ago
Music

Miranda Lambert concert tickets go on sale Friday morning

Miranda Lambert concert tickets go on sale Friday morningTickets for Miranda Lambert's upcoming concert in Knoxville will go on sale Friday morning.
  • Music
  • 15 hours, 31 minutes ago
Food

Sonny's BBQ in West Knoxville closing

Sonny's BBQ in West Knoxville closingA West Knoxville barbecue restaurant will close after this weekend.
  • Food
  • 15 hours, 20 minutes ago
Life

Prescription addiction: An epidemic at home

Prescription addiction: An epidemic at homeIn an effort to shed more light on the epidemic facing our communities, all this week we will be sharing stories and providing you with information you can use.
  • Life
  • 15 hours, 48 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fire

Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fireThe Anderson County Sheriff's Department said Martha Babb, 65, died at UT Medical Center Wednesday night.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 22 hours, 40 minutes ago
Crime

Mother, boyfriend charged with abusing little boy

Mother, boyfriend charged with abusing little boyLaurel Harmon and her boyfriend, Robin Mayes, are charged with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 51 minutes ago
North Knoxville

Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assault

Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assaultA former teaching assistant at Halls Middle School has been charged with child abuse and assault, stemming from her behavior in the classroom.
  • North Knoxville
  • 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
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