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Politics

Lane Kiffin compared to state rep. in political ad

Lane Kiffin compared to state rep. in political ad"Lane Kiffin and Gloria Johnson both made a lot of promises to the people of Tennessee," the ad reads. "And like Lane Kiffin, Gloria Johnson is all talk."
  • Politics
  • 49 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Pedestrian hit admits paying attention to phone, not traffic

Pedestrian hit admits paying attention to phone, not trafficThe woman told investigators she was not watching traffic while crossing the road because she was using her phone at the time.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 3 hours, 55 minutes ago
News

1915 baby's grave marker found outside Knoxville business

1915 baby's grave marker found outside Knoxville businessAn infant's grave marker was found outside a Knoxville business Tuesday morning, and Knoxville Police are trying to determine where the marker belongs.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 10 minutes ago
Life

Yellow lobster caught twice by same fisherman

Yellow lobster caught twice by same fishermanA Maine lobsterman caught the same rare, yellow lobster not once but twice.
  • Life
  • 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Life

Knoxville kicks off 'Food Week'

Knoxville kicks off 'Food Week'The city of Knoxville kicked off its annual "Food Week" celebration with a big event at Beardsley Community Farm.
  • Life
  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
Tech

Not so fast cord cutters-- cable's not going anywhere

Not so fast cord cutters-- cable's not going anywhereCord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.
  • Tech
  • 1 day ago
Life

Woolly worm forecast calls for cold, snowy winter

Woolly worm forecast calls for cold, snowy winterThe winner of the Woolly Worm Festival Saturday in Banner Elk is predicting a cold and snowy winter for the region.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Life

Scientist stumbles upon spider as big as a puppy

Scientist stumbles upon spider as big as a puppyA scientist stumbled upon the world's biggest type of spider, which is about the size of a puppy.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
People

Local boy shows off dancing skills on Today Show

Local boy shows off dancing skills on Today ShowAn East Tennessee boy, with dance moves that would have made Patrick Swayze proud, made his national debut on the Today Show this morning.
  • People
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
People

East Tenn. boy goes viral in dirty dancing video

East Tenn. boy goes viral in dirty dancing videoJust like Patrick Swazye in the final scene of 1987's "Dirty Dancing," 8-year-old Charlie is right on cue.
  • People
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
People

Dance-off: 8-year-old vs. Patrick Swayze

Dance-off: 8-year-old vs. Patrick SwayzeJust like Patrick Swazye in the final scene of 1987's "Dirty Dancing," 8-year-old Charlie is right on cue.
  • People
  • 1 week ago
Politics

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in Tennessee

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in TennesseeThe stickers - red and shaped like Tennessee - prominently display the words "Secretary of State Tre Hargett."
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Movies

Rain postpones Movies on Market Square

Rain postpones Movies on Market SquareThe Knox County Public Library's film series was set to show O Brother, Where Art Thou? on an outdoor screen in downtown Knoxville this evening.
  • Movies
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Music

See Bonnaroo's secrets of snagging big-name artists

See Bonnaroo's secrets of snagging big-name artistsThe music festival in southern Middle Tennessee has done wonders bringing in big name talent.
  • Music
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Life

Museum of Appalachia invites you to Fall Homecoming

Museum of Appalachia invites you to Fall HomecomingIn addition to the museum's regular exhibits, visitors enjoy hours of live music, demonstrations, craft booths, and food vendors.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

8 reasons to download the all new WBIR news app!

8 reasons to download the all new WBIR news app!You'll get the same great news and weather coverage from all over East Tennessee… but much more of it!
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
TV

Knoxville woman wins episode of 'Jeopardy!'

Knoxville woman wins episode of 'Jeopardy!'A Knoxville woman appeared on Jeopardy! Wednesday and she'll be making at least one more appearance.
  • TV
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Study: Best city to find single men with jobs? Clarksville

Study: Best city to find single men with jobs? ClarksvilleThe study concludes that the Clarksville area lays claim to the nation's highest concentration of single men with jobs, outnumbering women 145 to 100
  • Life
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
People

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'Children across the area joined an international movement to walk to school on Wednesday.
  • People
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
People

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'Children across the area joined an international movement to walk to school on Wednesday.
  • People
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
McMinn - Monroe

Cherokee Forest squatter was building cabin, planting garden

Cherokee Forest squatter was building cabin, planting gardenTerry L. Sharkey was caught living on national forest land for the second time in April
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Student group wants to bring Sex Week to ETSU

Student group wants to bring Sex Week to ETSUUT's Sex Week threatened student funding. Despite that. students at ETSU are campaigning for their own event.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Life

Fall colors starting in Smokies, but best is yet to come

Fall colors starting in Smokies, but best is yet to comeParts of the Great Smoky Mountains are starting to put on their annual fall color display.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks ago
Titans

Titans' Bernard Pollard out for year

Titans' Bernard Pollard out for yearThe Titans' starting safety is undergoing season-ending surgery after tearing his Achilles tendon in Sunday's game.
  • Titans
  • 2 weeks ago
People

'Unforgettable' proposal: Hot air balloon lands in ocean

'Unforgettable' proposal: Hot air balloon lands in oceanOne couple's engagement didn't go as planned, but it was definitely memorable.
  • People
  • 2 weeks ago
Money

Publix changes coupon policy, cracks down on 'extreme couponing'

Publix changes coupon policy, cracks down on 'extreme couponing'Publix is changing its coupon policy to crack down on extreme couponing.
  • Money
  • 2 weeks ago
Vols

Chancellor admonishes students for "unacceptable" chants

Chancellor admonishes students for "unacceptable" chantsAt the end of the game, the student section began chanting "(expletive) you Florida!"
  • Vols
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago