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Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisonerSheriff: 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
- 5 hours, 36 minutes ago
'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.
- 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
Blast, fire rips buildings in NYC's East Village; 12 hurtBlast, fire rips buildings in NYC's East Village; 12 hurtThree people were hospitalized in critical condition after possible gas expolsion, mayor says.
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Heading to Spokane? It's a loonnnggg tripHeading 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.
- 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsProsecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsCo-pilot deliberately worked to "destroy" the plane, French prosecutor said.
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Trustee Shouse to have prostate removedTrustee 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.
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Proposed bill to ban passenger drinking still alive in legislatureProposed 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
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Senate passes bill to remove sprinkler requirements for town homesSenate 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.
- 3 hours, 39 minutes ago
Weak earthquake shakes East Tenn. late Wednesday nightWeak 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.
- 7 hours, 46 minutes ago
Lawmakers delay bill that would require officer body camerasLawmakers delay bill that would require officer body camerasA bill that would require all law enforcement officers in Tennessee has been delayed for summer study, which essentially kills the proposal for this year
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Logistics company to open Knoxville office, creating 100 jobsLogistics company to open Knoxville office, creating 100 jobsA logistics company already operating in Nashville announced Thursday plans to open a new location in downtown Knoxville, creating at least 100 new jobs.
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Do's and don'ts of Tennessee's new social media lawDo'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.
- 12 hours, 9 minutes ago
Plastic jug removed from starving dog's headPlastic jug removed from starving dog's headThree southern Minnesota residents have helped a dog who had been running loose with his head stuck inside a plastic jug.
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AT&T completes upgrades amid municipal broadband debateAT&T completes upgrades amid municipal broadband debateAT&T says it has invested $1.2 billion on its wired and wireless networks in Tennessee since 2012.
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Big Ears Festival kicks off this weekend in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival kicks off this weekend in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival will fill downtown Knoxville with music this weekend.
- Downtown - UT
- 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
Mystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in AlpsMystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in AlpsAndreas Lubitz, 27, was a skilled pilot, happy with his job and no terrorist ties.
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Huge fire, blast injures dozen in NYC's East VillageHuge fire, blast injures dozen in NYC's East VillageA possible gas leak sparked an explosion Thursday that collapsed a five-story building, partially collapsed another and damaged two more in Manhattan's East Village, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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Volunteer Heart: She's a Big BrotherVolunteer Heart: She's a Big BrotherA Lady Vol broke the mold to be a mentor to a Big Brother - to a boy. March 26, 2015
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Anti-drug group concerned over Ky. 'needle exchange' lawAnti-drug group concerned over Ky. 'needle exchange' lawCUMBERLAND GAP -- On Wednesday, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed a massive heroin initiative he called "historic."
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UT's Donnie Tyndall has second meeting with NCAAUT's Donnie Tyndall has second meeting with NCAAYahoo Sports reported Wednesday night that Tyndall met again with the NCAA on Monday, regarding potential violations during his tenure at Southern Mississippi.
- Men's Basketball
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175-pound bear falls out of tree175-pound bear falls out of treeA bear that got stuck in a neighborhood tree was successfully brought down by rescuers.
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Legislative update: Alcohol, 'God' measures advance; helmet, guns bills deadLegislative update: Alcohol, 'God' measures advance; helmet, guns bills deadNASHVILLE - As state lawmakers sense the end of the legislative session drawing nearer they must decide the fate of controversial bills that have piled up during the year.
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Alcoa $259 million DOE loan supports auto-metal expansionAlcoa $259 million DOE loan supports auto-metal expansionMar 26, 2015: The federal government is giving Alcoa a financial shot in the arm by loaning $259 million for the plant's in-progress expansion of automobile aluminum manufacturing. The expansion finishes this year and will create 200 news jobs.
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10 About Town is busy this weekend10 About Town is busy this weekendThe Big Ears Festival is just one of the big events going on in East Tennessee.
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Knox County Clerk's U-turn revives gas allowance debateKnox County Clerk's U-turn revives gas allowance debateKnox County's Clerk requests a blanket payment for gas and travel, a practice he previously eliminated to save money.
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County seizes 31 dogs, shutters West Knox homeCounty seizes 31 dogs, shutters West Knox homeA Knox County woman has been cited for cruelty to animals after deputies found the dog breeder kept animals in fetid conditions, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
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Bishop Richard Stika improving in hospitalBishop Richard Stika improving in hospitalBishop Richard Stika of the Roman Catholic Diocese is recovering from complications related to a "diabetic incident," according to a church spokesman.
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Mar 26, 2015: The federal government is giving Alcoa a financial shot in the arm by loaning $259 million for the plant's in-progress expansion of automobile aluminum manufacturing. The expansion finishes this year and will create 200 news jobs.
A bear that got stuck in a neighborhood tree was successfully brought down by rescuers.
A rescued tortoise gets a new lease on life after receiving a special prosthetic shell.
Downtown is the place to be this weekend. Events include Big Ears and the Knoxville Marathon.
A Lady Vol broke the mold to be a mentor to a Big Brother - to a boy. March 26, 2015
Renowned poet and writer Nikki Giovanni returns home to Knoxville to receive a special reward.