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Downtown - UT

Ice Bears mascot recovering after incident at Friday's game

Ice Bears mascot recovering after incident at Friday's gameThe Ice Bears General Manager said he heard the mascot had been pushed down the stairs during the game
  • Downtown - UT
  • 26 minutes ago
Local

UPDATE: 1 child killed, 1 hospitalized after suspected DUI crash

UPDATE: 1 child killed, 1 hospitalized after suspected DUI crashParamedics took the 10-year-old and 11-year-old passengers to the hospital.
  • Local
  • 45 minutes ago
Local

Police: Harlan man lived with mother's dead body for weeks

Police: Harlan man lived with mother's dead body for weeksInvestigators found 63-year-old Elaine Hall dead inside the apartment she shared with her adult son.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

Calhoun mayor in jail on burglary charges

Calhoun mayor in jail on burglary chargesThe mayor of Calhoun, a small McMinn County town, is in jail on burglary charges.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 28 minutes ago
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Sheriff: Man killed crossing Clinton Highway

Sheriff: Man killed crossing Clinton HighwayA 68-year-old man died Saturday night after he was hit by a van while crossing Clinton Highway.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Rainy day with very high winds

Rainy day with very high windsRainy day with very high winds
  • Local Forecast
  • 8 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

Local letter carrier marks 50 years, 2 million miles

Local letter carrier marks 50 years, 2 million miles70-year-old Oak Ridge letter carrier Arkie McKinney walks more than 10 miles a day. He's marking 50 years of service.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
Local

Red kettle donations go high tech

Red kettle donations go high techThe Salvation Army of Knoxville is making it easier for people to donate this year.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

TN chooses new test to replace TCAPs in English and math

TN chooses new test to replace TCAPs in English and mathTNReady assessments will begin in the 2015-16 school year and test students on English language arts and math.
  • Local
  • 1 day ago
Local

Need a tree? Here's where to buy local

Need a tree? Here's where to buy localIf you want to buy a locally-grown Christmas tree, there are several farms in East Tennessee ready to meet your needs.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescue

Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescuePorter, who has resuscitated plenty of cats, dogs — and even a deer once hit by a car — admits the rescue was a first even for him.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Weather

Mild temperatures and scattered showers

Mild temperatures and scattered showersMild temperatures and scattered showers
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Local

Monroe County man dies after being thrown from car

Monroe County man dies after being thrown from carA Monroe County man died Saturday morning after hitting two trees near Rocky Springs Church.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Vols

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to know

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to knowThere's a lot of stake for both teams as Tennessee and Mizzou face off in Neyland Stadium
  • Vols
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing week

Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing weekAnimal advocates and county leaders are pushing for changes at an East Tennessee shelter in turmoil.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Casual Pint opens in Farragut

Casual Pint opens in FarragutThe seventh location of a local chain specializing in craft beer opened Friday in Farragut.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Education

High school students learn forensics in new program

High school students learn forensics in new programFuture forensic experts are learning a thing or two, thanks to a first-of-its kind partnership with the University of Tennessee.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Randy White again ruled ineligible for office

Randy White again ruled ineligible for officeThe man elected sheriff of Monroe County who was ruled ineligible for office was again denied his POST certification Friday, according to his attorney
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Live at 5 at 4

UT mascot struts in style thanks to talented seamstress

UT mascot struts in style thanks to talented seamstressJill Mayfield uses her seamstress skills to fabricate Smokey's fancier fashion statements known as tuxedos.
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 2 days ago
Food

Tennessee's Thanksgiving dish-- brussels sprouts?

Tennessee's Thanksgiving dish-- brussels sprouts?The New York Times listed Tennessee's signature Thanksgiving dish as roasted brussels sprouts with peanut vinaigrette.
  • Food
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Money

New stores open at Tanger Outlets in Sevierville

New stores open at Tanger Outlets in SeviervilleNorth Face and Pandora hosted their grand openings on Friday
  • Money
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Vols

Justin Worley: Thanks to the fans

Justin Worley: Thanks to the fansRead what Justin has to say about his time as a Vol, what he'll remember most, and why he has no regrets
  • Vols
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegations

Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegationsSuperintendent Jim McIntyre sent an email to school board members confirming Jon Dickl's resignation on Thursday.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Crime

Former officers plead guilty in illegal gambling scheme

Former officers plead guilty in illegal gambling schemeRobert Cummings, 61, and Benito Lopez, 62, pleaded guilty to attempting to commit extortion.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Downtown - UT

Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summit

Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summitKnoxville community leaders are working to help young black men achieve success.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Local

TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigration

TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigrationRep. Andy Holt and Sen. Mae Beavers want Gov. Haslam to sue the Obama administration over immigration reform.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Live at 5 at 4

Mission of Hope kicks off Christmas drive

Mission of Hope kicks off Christmas driveThe holidays are a special time of year, not only to get together with family and friends, but also a time to help those in need.
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago