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Lenoir City - Loudon

Woman suffers smoke inhalation in house fire

Woman suffers smoke inhalation in house fireWhen firefighters arrived at the home on Crooked Oak Drive around 9:40 pm, flames were shooting up from the basement and through the roof.
  • Lenoir City - Loudon
  • 0 minutes ago
Politics

Repeal 'Tennessee Whiskey' law sent to full House panel

Repeal 'Tennessee Whiskey' law sent to full House panelA bill to repeal a state law that sets requirements for which spirits can me marked as "Tennessee Whiskey" is poised for full committee votes in both the House and Senate next week.
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autism

Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autismThe Knox County School District says it's not discriminating against a student who has autism.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Warm & breezy for Thursday & Friday with sctd. t-showers

Warm & breezy for Thursday & Friday with sctd. t-showersWarm and breezy for Thursday & Friday with scattered t-showers increasing into Friday night.
  • Local Forecast
  • 4 hours, 25 minutes ago
News

Clinton bomb squad robot company seals air drone deal

Clinton bomb squad robot company seals air drone dealRemotec in Clinton, TN, is expanding beyond bomb squad robots by becoming the US dealer for German AirRobot aircraft.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Applicants for 1st Knox charter school outnumber spaces

Applicants for 1st Knox charter school outnumber spacesEmerald Academy received 334 enrollment forms, but they only have 120 spaces for students.
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
Today in the Sky

Allegiant pilots call off threatened Thursday strike

Allegiant pilots call off threatened Thursday strikeAllegiant says it expects all Thursday flights to operate after court ruling.
  • Today in the Sky
  • 3 hours, 22 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Hike in heels aims to raise awareness of sexual assault

Hike in heels aims to raise awareness of sexual assaultOrganizers say the reason they wore high heels was to make the walk uncomfortable while they read facts about sexual assaults.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

71-year-old man shot in chest at his Maryville home

71-year-old man shot in chest at his Maryville homeCrews took a 71-year-old man to the hospital after he was shot in the chest at his home in Maryville early Wednesday morning.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
News

'Miracle dog' survives car hit, hammering

'Miracle dog' survives car hit, hammeringStray pup in eastern Washington facing surgery, adoption after death-defying ordeal.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 2 minutes ago
Local

Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiser

Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiserOne local rescue organization is working to rescue malnourished and battered horses.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
News

Photo bombing Grandma goes viral

Photo bombing Grandma goes viralAn 85 year old Grandma is trending on twitter and it all goes back to wanting to move to Knoxville.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 3 minutes ago
Business

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workers

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's, which has been struggling with sagging sales, will boost pay starting in July
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

UT pays search firm $51,000 for help with Barnes hire

UT pays search firm $51,000 for help with Barnes hireFor the first time under Dave Hart, Tennessee used a search firm to find its next basketball coach.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

Mother fights to show murder victims' photos in court

Mother fights to show murder victims' photos in courtTennessee lawmakers proposed a new bill on Wednesday that could force judges to allow juries to see a living picture of a murder victim.
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Politics

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advancesA proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee is advancing in the state House despite constitutional questions raised by the state attorney general's office.
  • Politics
  • 6 hours, 21 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football player

KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football playerKnoxville police has closed a rape investigation against a former University of Tennessee football player.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
Crime

Autopsy: Blunt force trauma kills 5-year-old Marion Co. boy

Autopsy: Blunt force trauma kills 5-year-old Marion Co. boyA district attorney confirmed to WRCB that a 5-year-old child died from blunt force trauma to his head in Marion County.
  • Crime
  • 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Crime

Former UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theft

Former UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theftA grand jury indicted a former Tennessee football player on burglary charges in Meigs County, reports WRCB.
  • Crime
  • 10 hours, 41 minutes ago
Politics

Senate approves guns-in-parks bill

Senate approves guns-in-parks billTennessee senators approved a bill to quash local bans on guns in parks, sending the measure by a 26-7 one step closer to the desk of Gov. Bill Haslam.
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry fee

Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry feeA federal judge ruled against a group targeting a backcountry camping fee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 36 minutes ago
Vols

Barnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be here

Barnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be hereThe Rick Barnes era at the University of Tennessee officially kicked off Tuesday as the former long-time Texas coach took over the men's basketball program, becoming the fourth new face to lead the Vols in the past four years.
  • Vols
  • 1 day ago
Local

Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect bats

Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect batsGreat Smoky Mountains National Park officials are reopening the Whiteoak Sink area but only on a limited basis.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
Women's Basketball

Lady Vols to use sting of Elite Eight loss as motivation

Lady Vols to use sting of Elite Eight loss as motivationA roster that lacked depth as the season wore on didn't keep Tennessee from making its 30th Elite Eight appearance in program history.
  • Women's Basketball
  • 9 hours, 30 minutes ago
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