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Oak Ridge - Anderson

DOE: Y-12 building 'worst of the worst' of high-risk list

DOE: Y-12 building 'worst of the worst' of high-risk listA building in Y-12 Security Complex was named the "worst of the worst" in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report detailing its high-risk facilities.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Local

MMA fighting and boxing could be unregulated in July

MMA fighting and boxing could be unregulated in JulyIf legislators don't step in, MMA fighting and boxing would be unregulated come July 1. It's something organizers say would be bad for the sport and possibly dangerous.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 5 minutes ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Sex offender accused of raping two teens with special needs

Sex offender accused of raping two teens with special needsA convicted sex offender is back in jail, accused of raping two high school students with special needs.
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 3 days ago
Downtown - UT

KPD host blood drive for officer battling cancer

KPD host blood drive for officer battling cancerThe Knoxville Police Department is asking for blood donations Thursday to help an officer battling cancer.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Pilot Flying J

Feds: Status of Pilot Flying J case has not changed

Feds: Status of Pilot Flying J case has not changedFederal authorities looking into a multi-million dollar diesel fuel rebate scheme that was concocted by a number of Pilot Flying J employees say the status of the case has not changed.
  • Pilot Flying J
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
News

IRS budget cuts could cause delay in tax returns

IRS budget cuts could cause delay in tax returnsTax-season is officially underway and millions of Americans will be filing in the next couple of months.
  • News
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Governor address concerns about Insure Tennessee

Governor address concerns about Insure TennesseeThe plan was introduced in December and aims to provide 200,000 Tennesseans with health coverage.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
News

OR board recommends $150K effort to address building's lead paint

OR board recommends $150K effort to address building's lead paintOAK RIDGE - The Oak Ridge Board of Education is recommending the Oak Ridge City Council spend about $150,000 to address a lead paint problem at the aging preschool and administration building.
  • News
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
News

Roane County Schools exploring extended year, balanced calendar

Roane County Schools exploring extended year, balanced calendarRoane County students could see a shorter summer following a vote by their parents.
  • News
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
News

Grocery bagger knows his job and most of Seymour

Grocery bagger knows his job and most of SeymourMichael O'Connor greets customers, bags groceries, and spreads happiness with his huge smile.
  • News
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
News

Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits tree

Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits treeA Mascot man, 67, died Monday night after his pickup truck hit a tree on Roberts Road near Washington Pike.
  • News
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signs

Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signsPeople have been submitting their funny and creative slogans to catch people's attention on those interstate message boards, and now you can vote for your favorite
  • Local
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Crime

TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this week

TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this weekThe two-day summit will bring local college staffers together with national experts on sexual and domestic violence
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
News

Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crash

Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crashThe family of injured Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett is calling for prayers and blood donations in his name.
  • News
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Life

Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpot

Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpotAccording to the Tennessee Lottery, Alvie Ward bought the winning Tennessee Cash ticket at Lake Tansi Villag Market in Crossville.
  • Life
  • 6 days ago
News

Driver crashes into Chapman children's center, no one injured

Driver crashes into Chapman children's center, no one injuredA driver was being tested for possible intoxication Monday night after he crashed through the wall of a South Knoxville child care center.
  • News
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
News

Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal funding

Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal fundingThrough new federal funding, Knoxville area homeless programs will received $1.38 million.
  • News
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
News

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.
  • News
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
News

Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in Knoxville

Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in KnoxvilleMike Huckabee is bringing his book tour to East Tennessee on Monday and hinting at another possible presidential run.
  • News
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Crime

3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cash

3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cashThree people are behind bars after being arrested in a Knoxville motel room with guns, drugs, and cash.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 3 hours 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 3 days 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.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 2 days ago