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Once reviled by UT fans, Mike Hamilton helps in Africa

Once reviled by UT fans, Mike Hamilton helps in AfricaMike Hamilton, former University of Tennessee athletics director, had become involved in Nashville's Blood: Water mission, which battles AIDS and clean water shortages in Africa.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt to help charity

Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt to help charitySeveral people have offered to pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt, so we've made #14forgiving a positive for charity.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 39 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Development near downtown paying off for new businesses

Development near downtown paying off for new businessesDevelopment near Downtown Knoxville is bringing more traffic to the area.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 16 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

Vehicle owners with defective airbags urged to act

Vehicle owners with defective airbags urged to actThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of certain makes and models of cars to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 4 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Morristown approves beer rule exception for Food City

Morristown approves beer rule exception for Food CityThe Morristown City Council took its first steps to change the city's beer laws for a new grocery store.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 17 hours, 26 minutes ago
Local

9-year-old pinned between car, house

9-year-old pinned between car, houseA 9-year-old girl was pinned between a car and a house after a car rolled Wednesday evening.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 54 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

8-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash

8-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash(WBIR) An 8-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon after an SUV ran off the road and hit several trees in Blount County.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 18 hours, 11 minutes ago
Military

70 years after death, Tennessee soldier buried at Arlington

70 years after death, Tennessee soldier buried at ArlingtonAlmost 70 years after he died battling German troops in northeastern France, Army Pvt. 1st Class Cecil Harris of Shelbyville was buried Wednesday with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Military
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
People

Alcoa historian George Williams passes away

Alcoa historian George Williams passes awayA man who served the people of Alcoa and appreciated its rich history has passed away. George Williams died at UT Medical Center following a battle with cancer.
  • People
  • 19 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Rescued pit bulls receiving medical care

Rescued pit bulls receiving medical careFifty pit bulls seized in a Sevier County rescue operation are now recovering and getting medical attention.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 41 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuck

Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuckA toddler is safe after getting stuck in a toy machine in Maryville.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 21 hours, 8 minutes ago
Crime

KPD: Man's phone contained hundreds of photos of child sexual abuse

KPD: Man's phone contained hundreds of photos of child sexual abuseA Knoxville man is facing dozens of charges after an investigation found hundreds of photos and videos of children being sexually abused on his cell phone.
  • Crime
  • 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

WBIR gets sneak peek of Dollywood's new resort

WBIR gets sneak peek of Dollywood's new resortOn Wednesday, Dollywood allowed the media to get a sneak peek of the DreamMore Resort located near the theme park.
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 21 hours, 56 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuck

Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuckColin Lambert in toy crane machine
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 22 hours, 17 minutes ago
Money

United Way halfway to fundraising goal

United Way halfway to fundraising goalThe United Way of Greater Knoxville is more than halfway to its $13 million fundraising goal.
  • Money
  • 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

All lanes of I-40 back open after fiery crash

All lanes of I-40 back open after fiery crashA tractor trailer fire on I-40 westbound in Jefferson County backed up traffic for miles.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 22 hours, 37 minutes ago
Local

Mayor to meet constituents at one-on-one meetings

Mayor to meet constituents at one-on-one meetingsKnox County residents will soon have a chance to meet one-on-one with Mayor Tim Burchett.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
Positively Schwall

Positively Schwall: Apple month

Positively Schwall: Apple monthOctober is apple month, a time set aside to honor one of the oldest, most popular fruits known to man. 10-22-14
  • Positively Schwall
  • 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
Live at 5 at 4

Former lunch ladies open Goodness to Go

Former lunch ladies open Goodness to GoThey made fresh and local food at a school cafeteria before opening their own restaurant and catering operation.
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Pets

Distemper prompts temporary closure of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter

Distemper prompts temporary closure of Oak Ridge Animal ShelterThe Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is temporarily closed after several dogs tested positive for distemper.
  • Pets
  • 23 hours, 26 minutes ago
Local

Officers, suspect hurt in car accident

Officers, suspect hurt in car accidentTwo Knoxville police officers and a suspect were injured in a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday morning
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 39 minutes ago
East Knoxville

Man tased, arrested by officers after chase

Man tased, arrested by officers after chaseThe Knox County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after an incident in East Knoxville Wednesday
  • East Knoxville
  • 1 day ago
News

Haslam pushes Common Core review to after 2015 session

Haslam pushes Common Core review to after 2015 sessionGovernor Bill Haslam says he plans to give a "full vetting" to the controversial academic standards getting ready to go in to full force.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Football

Three VFLs nominated to College Football HOF ballot

Three VFLs nominated to College Football HOF ballotThe College Football Hall of Fame announced its nominees for next year's class. Three former UT players are included.
  • Football
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Dylan Adams pleads not guilty to rape charges in Holly Bobo case

Dylan Adams pleads not guilty to rape charges in Holly Bobo caseOne of the men accused of having a role in the disappearance of Holly Bobo has pleaded not guilty.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Tractor trailer catches on fire on I-40 W. in Jefferson Co.

Tractor trailer catches on fire on I-40 W. in Jefferson Co.The crash, which happened just after noon, has blocked all but one lane at mile marker 418 in Dandridge.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

City teaches chainsaw safety for the holidays

City teaches chainsaw safety for the holidaysThe City of Knoxville wants people to know how to properly use a chainsaw this holiday season
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago