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Charges dropped for woman who crashed into church, stabbed husband

Charges dropped for woman who crashed into church, stabbed husbandCharges against a Hawkins County woman accused of stabbing her husband in a church have been dropped.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 13 minutes ago
People

Scott Co. man uses struggle to give back

Scott Co. man uses struggle to give backA Scott County man is proving you don't need a lot to give back. The Salvation Army depends on volunteers to bell ring during its Red Kettle campaign. And one volunteer is ringing six hours a day, five days a week
  • People
  • 7 hours, 22 minutes ago
Holidays

US Postal Service sees increase in packages

US Postal Service sees increase in packagesThe U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Knoxville Processing and Distribution Center is working hard throughout the holiday season delivering packages and mail throughout East Tennessee.
  • Holidays
  • 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Police investigate babies' deaths; found unresponsive in Greeneville

Police investigate babies' deaths; found unresponsive in GreenevilleFirefighters found the infants, a 13-month old and a 2-month old, unresponsive after a 911 call.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 8 hours, 38 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Police investigate the deaths of two Greeneville babies

Police investigate the deaths of two Greeneville babiesThe Greeneville Fire Department found two unresponsive babies in a home after receiving a 911 call Wednesday morning.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 8 hours, 38 minutes ago
Crime

TBI says it suspended Holly Bobo investigation at DA's request

TBI says it suspended Holly Bobo investigation at DA's requestThe DA issues a statement Wednesday denying that he initiated the suspension of TBI's assistance
  • Crime
  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
North Knoxville

UPDATE: Man dies after being stabbed in his apartment

UPDATE: Man dies after being stabbed in his apartmentThe Knox County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one person was stabbed in a Halls apartment complex Wednesday morning.
  • North Knoxville
  • 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
Pets

Pets expected to "cash in" this holiday season

Pets expected to "cash in" this holiday seasonThe American Pet Products Association estimates more pet owners will buy Christmas presents for their furry friends in 2014 than ever before.
  • Pets
  • 11 hours, 32 minutes ago
Local

Consultant group in town to discuss future of Civic Coliseum

Consultant group in town to discuss future of Civic ColiseumKnoxville city leaders and analysts from Convention, Sports and Leisure International met Wednesday at the site.
  • Local
  • 12 hours ago
Downtown - UT

Group studying future of civic coliseum

Group studying future of civic coliseum A consulting firm is helping Knoxville leaders determine the future of the civic auditorium and coliseum.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 12 hours, 13 minutes ago
People

Peyback Foundation hands out holiday gifts

Peyback Foundation hands out holiday giftsThe foundation distributed $25 gas cards to the families of kids from 14 Knox county schools.
  • People
  • 12 hours, 44 minutes ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Suspect charged for teen's shooting death

Suspect charged for teen's shooting deathKCSO said Jack Bush turned himself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Two talk about helping rescue man trapped in a trench

Two talk about helping rescue man trapped in a trench5 TVA workers used their Guzzler vacuum truck to remove some of the dirt trapping the man
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 13 hours, 11 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

11 indicted after heroin & cocaine trafficking investigation

11 indicted after heroin & cocaine trafficking investigationThe investigation centered around heroin and cocaine being sold in the East Tennessee area
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
Live at 5 at 4

Eden Seed Jewelry sows seeds of faith

Eden Seed Jewelry sows seeds of faithA South Knoxville woman creates jewelry she packs with a prayer in a small burlap bag
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 14 hours, 26 minutes ago
Local

Two more local officers plead guilty in illegal gambling scheme

Two more local officers plead guilty in illegal gambling schemeFBI agents said they caught them, along with 4 other officers, moving money in an illegal, high-stakes poker game.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 10 minutes ago
Politics

Candice McQueen named new Tennessee education commissioner

Candice McQueen named new Tennessee education commissionerLipscomb University Senior Vice President Candice McQueen is Gov. Bill Haslam's pick to fill Tennessee's high-profile education commissioner position
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

Grand jury adjourns without hearing UT rape accusations

Grand jury adjourns without hearing UT rape accusationsA new grand jury will be empaneled in early January, however, that does not mean it will take up the case, either.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
Vols

Top JUCO running back signs with Vols

Top JUCO running back signs with VolsFour-star running back Alvin Kamara became the first official member of Tennessee's 2015 class when he signed with the Vols on Junior College Signing Day.
  • Vols
  • 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
News

Share your Christmas pictures with us

Share your Christmas pictures with usWe'd love to see your holiday photos!!
  • News
  • 20 hours, 29 minutes ago
Local

Second Harvest's record-setting donations help East TN nonprofits

Second Harvest's record-setting donations help East TN nonprofitsThe charity smashed its "Double Your Donation" telethon expectations raising $438,000
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Second Harvest record donations help East TN non profits

Second Harvest record donations help East TN non profitsSecond Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee is still shocked by Monday's 'Double Your Donation' day.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

TBI stats show decrease in TN meth lab busts

TBI stats show decrease in TN meth lab bustsThe reduction in meth lab busts occurred in a nine-month span between 2013 and 2014
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Meth lab seizures drop in TN by 45%

Meth lab seizures drop in TN by 45%Authorities believe recent new laws controlling the amount of pseudophedrine people can buy has dropped the number of meth lab busts.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Service honors the homeless men and women who died in 2014

Service honors the homeless men and women who died in 2014The service began with a vigil candlelight walk followed by a memorial service
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Wanted sex offender arrested in Anderson County

Wanted sex offender arrested in Anderson CountyThe registered sex offender was wanted for violation of the sexual offender registry
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Beacon Center pushes for "Right to Try" law

Beacon Center pushes for "Right to Try" lawThe think tank said it's a patients' right law.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago