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Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jail

Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jailA search is underway for two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County jail late Friday night.
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  • 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
News

Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos case

Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos casePrincipals tied to a salvage firm that was working at a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and millions in restitution for environmental crimes.
  • News
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skillet

Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skilletA Hamblen County woman is accused of hitting her elderly relatives with a skillet.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
News

Supply depot for teachers opens this weekend

Supply depot for teachers opens this weekendThe Teacher Supply Depot opens Saturday morning so Knox County teachers can get supplies to help teach their students.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is gone

Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is goneA smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park for decades, a vestige of when that property served as a mental health institute for East Tennessee, is gone.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
News

Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggings

Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggingsCumberland County education officials declined to impose a stiffer dress code that would ban leggings.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Vols

Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probe

Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probeTyndall's contract with the Vols allows the school to fire him for cause if he is found to have committed an NCAA Level I or Level II violation at another program.
  • Vols
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
News

Public forum focuses on discrimination in schools

Public forum focuses on discrimination in schoolsForum held to discuss disproportionate split of black students facing discipline
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
News

Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chase

Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chaseAccording to Blount County authorities, a Maryville man led several police agencies on a two-county chase Thursday night.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Health

Health Living Expo starts Friday at Knoxville Convention Center

Health Living Expo starts Friday at Knoxville Convention CenterTennessee's largest health and fitness event kicks off Friday at the convention center in downtown Knoxville.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
News

Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beating

Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beatingInmate serving life sentence charged in 2008 rape, attack on elderly Knoxville woman.
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local

Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayers

Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayersHealth officials say prescription drug abuse in Tennessee is an epidemic, and taxpayers are shouldering much of the burden.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Maryville - Blount

Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this month

Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this monthA second person involved in a fatal crash earlier this month has died, Alcoa police confirmed Friday.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Vols

Vols offensive coordinator Bajakian leaves for NFL

Vols offensive coordinator Bajakian leaves for NFLMike Bajakian is leaving Tennessee after two seasons as offensive coordinator to be the quarterbacks coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Vols
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Bill would make passengers drinking in cars illegal statewide

Bill would make passengers drinking in cars illegal statewideSome lawmakers in Tennessee are trying to join 43 other state in banning passengers from drinking alcohol in cars.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Health

Survey: Knoxville is the third hardest-hit city by flu

Survey: Knoxville is the third hardest-hit city by fluThe number of flu cases in Knoxville appears to be falling, according to the new survey from Walgreens.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Money

Knoxville ranked 99th for global growth

Knoxville ranked 99th for global growthKnoxville has been ranked 99th among the world's 300 largest metro economies. A strong economic performance in 2014 helped its showing.
  • Money
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio vote

Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio voteHis comments come a day after board members said they wanted a do-over after an evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing the bidding and negotiation process
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
News

Cumberland Co. Schools set to vote Thursday on leggings issue

Cumberland Co. Schools set to vote Thursday on leggings issueAn East Tennessee school district is considering changing its dress code because of the leggings trend.
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Police: 3 armed men robbed west Knoxville Subway

Police: 3 armed men robbed west Knoxville SubwayPolice are searching for three men accused of robbing a west Knoxville Subway armed with guns.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
News

President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlight

President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlightPresident Obama used a breakthrough treatment in Cystic Fibrosis as an example of the type of medical research he wants to see more of.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
News

Men charged, pot, $17K seized

Men charged, pot, $17K seizedTwo Maryville men face pot charges and authorities have seized 6 pounds of hydroponically grown pot and more than $17,000 in cash found in their homes.
  • News
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend multiple times

Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend multiple timesA Hamblen County woman is in jail after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend multiple times.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
News

E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-over

E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-overBoard declines to approve long-awaited emergency radio system contract.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Pets

Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumor

Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumorWe first met Ruger back in December when he was malnourished and on the edge of death.
  • Pets
  • 1 week ago
News

Proposal would let ATVs hit open road in Scott County

Proposal would let ATVs hit open road in Scott CountyA new bill aims to allow ATV traffic on part of State Route 63 through Huntsville.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
News

Dandridge wants resident feedback on lakefront design

Dandridge wants resident feedback on lakefront designThe town started the process back in October and now has three different design options to choose from
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  • 1 week ago