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    You'll see more of Abby Ham in the next few weeks

    You'll see more of Abby Ham in the next few weeksAbby Ham will make several visits to WBIR in the next few weeks.
    • People
    • 58 minutes ago
    Local

    Survey: Shrimp in US rife with "murky" labeling

    Survey: Shrimp in US rife with "murky" labelingAn advocacy group says consumers can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants across the nation.
    • Local
    • 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    Local

    Secret call to 911 leads to kidnapping charge

    Secret call to 911 leads to kidnapping chargeAn East Tennessee man has been charged with kidnapping after police say his ex-girlfriend secretly called 911 after being snatched outside a bar in Athens.
    • Local
    • 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    Highway 441 crash claims life of Knoxville man

    Highway 441 crash claims life of Knoxville manCrash on Norris Freeway claims life of Knoxville man
    • North Knoxville
    • 6 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Local

    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocket

    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocketAn unmanned NASA rocket exploded Tuesday on Wallops Island, Va., and several Knox County students saw it all happen from less than two miles away.
    • Local
    • 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changes

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changesTwo months into his first term as Greene County Sheriff, Pat Hankins said his department is already undergoing some significant changes.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 10 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Money

    Americans buying record number of costumes

    Americans buying record number of costumesA new survey shows a record number of Americans will be buying their Halloween costumes this year. Data shows more than two-thirds of people will head to the stores to get their festive look.
    • Money
    • 10 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"Oak Ridge Police Department said on Sunday a SunTrust customer using the ATM at the bank's Oak Ridge Turnpike location noticed something wasn't right with the machine and alerted police.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 15 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"An old trick is sparking a new warning from authorities about watching your money.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 15 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Local

    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker fired

    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker firedA day after another top-ranking school official fell under investigation for misusing school funds, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett placed the blame solely on Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre.
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    Glass pumpkins last a lifetime

    Glass pumpkins last a lifetimeMarble City Glassworks has hand-blown pumpkins to go perfect with the season.
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 16 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    One man dead after Cocke County crash

    One man dead after Cocke County crashTroopers said it's not clear if the person died because of the wreck, or because of a medical emergency beforehand.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 17 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    Brothers with dwarfism appreciate their new ramp

    Brothers with dwarfism appreciate their new rampA teacher saw a need and rallied community members to help. Volunteers replaced a barrier to the two teens' mobility.
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 17 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Women's Basketball

    Lady Vols confident in Harrison's star potential

    Lady Vols confident in Harrison's star potentialThe 6-foot-3 center from Nashville averaged 13.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game to help Tennessee go 29-6 and reach an NCAA regional semifinal.
    • Women's Basketball
    • 17 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    UT offers new scholarship for fall 2015

    UT offers new scholarship for fall 2015The Volunteer Scholarship will range from $3,000 to $8,000 for eligible students
    • Downtown - UT
    • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Plastic owl factory moves from abroad to East Tenn.

    Plastic owl factory moves from abroad to East Tenn.Dalen products moved some of their plastic owl manufacturing from China to Knox County in September.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Life

    Effort to pay for Kiffin's haircut leads to United Way donation

    Effort to pay for Kiffin's haircut leads to United Way donationLane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt at a barber shop is now a hair-raising fundraiser for the United Way of Greater Knoxville.
    • Life
    • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
    Local

    Unloaded gun found at Carter Middle School

    Unloaded gun found at Carter Middle SchoolSchool officials said the unloaded gun was found in a school locker Wednesday morning
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Politics

    Gov. & First Lady cast early voting ballots

    Gov. & First Lady cast early voting ballotsThe Haslams voted this morning at the Downtown West early voting Precinct in West Knoxville.
    • Politics
    • 18 hours, 17 minutes ago
    Life

    AAA offers free rides to all drivers on Halloween

    AAA offers free rides to all drivers on HalloweenThe Tow to Go program -- a service where AAA will transport you and your vehicle home or somewhere safe within 10 miles -- is available Friday through Saturday night.
    • Life
    • 20 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Politics

    Poll: Amendment 1 abortion vote 'too close to call'

    Poll: Amendment 1 abortion vote 'too close to call'A poll released by Middle Tennessee State University on Wednesday found that 39 percent of the 600 registered Tennessee voters support Amendment 1
    • Politics
    • 22 hours, 1 minute ago
    Local

    KCS employee fired for misuse of school money

    KCS employee fired for misuse of school moneyKnox County Schools officials today fired Roger Underwood, an account payable supervisor, for misuse of a school system credit card.
    • Local
    • 23 hours, 1 minute ago
    Vols

    Butch Jones shoots down Michigan rumors

    Butch Jones shoots down Michigan rumorsThe Tennessee coach was asked to address rumors that tie him to the head coaching job at Michigan.
    • Vols
    • 23 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Traffic

    Tractor trailer fire backs up traffic on I-40

    Tractor trailer fire backs up traffic on I-40A tractor trailer fire on Interstate 40 late Tuesday night shutdown the highway and backed up traffic.
    • Traffic
    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
    Local

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairs

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairsTraffic on the Tennessee River will be stalled near Chattanooga for the next three weeks.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Local

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairs

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairsTraffic on the Tennessee River will be stalled near Chattanooga for the next three weeks.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Local

    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoff

    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoffThe contractor supplying the rocket tweeted "there has been a vehicle anomaly"
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago