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    McMinn - Monroe

    Athens City Schools closed Friday due to illness

    Athens City Schools closed Friday due to illnessSchool officials canceled Friday's classes due to illness.
    • McMinn - Monroe
    • 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Local

    What you need to know Friday

    What you need to know FridayHere are several top stories to follow in East Tennessee on Friday, Dec. 19.
    • Local
    • 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    News

    EPA to issue rules on coal ash disposal, storage

    EPA to issue rules on coal ash disposal, storageFor the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue rules specifically on how to dispose of coal ash.
    • News
    • 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Local

    East Tennessee reacts to US Cuba plans

    East Tennessee reacts to US Cuba plansEast Tennessee reacts to President Barack Obama's plans to repair US-Cuban relations
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Local

    Cubans living in East Tennessee welcome diplomatic changes

    Cubans living in East Tennessee welcome diplomatic changesEast Tennesseeans are reacting to President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he plans on restoring America's diplomatic relations with Cuba.
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 7 minutes ago
    East Knoxville

    Knox County officers bring Christmas cheer to families

    Knox County officers bring Christmas cheer to familiesKPD & KCSO held the annual "Shop with a Cop" event, where officers help pay for Christmas presents for families in need.
    • East Knoxville
    • 9 hours, 26 minutes ago
    News

    East Tennesseans react to U.S.-Cuba announcement

    East Tennesseans react to U.S.-Cuba announcementEast Tennessee reacts to President Barack Obama's plan to improve relations with Cuba.
    • News
    • 9 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Local

    Holiday season brings surge in sales for East TN gun stores

    Holiday season brings surge in sales for East TN gun storesWith just a week left until Christmas, shoppers are busy buying last-minute gifts.
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
    Local

    Guns sales during Christmastime

    Guns sales during ChristmastimeGuns sales during Christmastime
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    Knoxville police arrest man wanted in burglary

    Knoxville police arrest man wanted in burglaryThe Knoxville Police Department arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a North Knoxville home Thursday.
    • North Knoxville
    • 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
    Maryville - Blount

    S&S Hmong fighters

    S&S Hmong fightersJohn Becker sits down with Mr. Dang Lee, a Vietnam War veteran who served in a little-known unit.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Maryville - Blount

    Service & Sacrifice: Secret Jungle Warrior

    Service & Sacrifice: Secret Jungle WarriorJohn Becker sits down with a Vietnam War veteran who was a part of a little-known unit.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    KFD earns HAZMAT certification unique in Tennessee

    KFD earns HAZMAT certification unique in TennesseeThe Knoxville Fire Department received an award from TEMA for earning the highest level of HAZMAT certification.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 10 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Politics

    Group wants Tenn., others to allow atheists in office

    Group wants Tenn., others to allow atheists in officeA group wants several states, including Tennessee, to change their constitutions and let atheists be elected to office.
    • Politics
    • 11 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Local

    Infant found safe, AMBER Alert canceled

    Infant found safe, AMBER Alert canceledWLEX reports authorities canceled an AMBER Alert for an infant taken during a car theft in Boone County, Ky Thursday.
    • Local
    • 11 hours, 41 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    UPDATE: Minor charged in the stabbing death of Halls man

    UPDATE: Minor charged in the stabbing death of Halls manKCSO has arrested & charged a juvenile in the stabbing death of a man in a Halls apartment complex Wednesday.
    • North Knoxville
    • 12 hours, 52 minutes ago
    Health

    Flu spreading in East TN, still not too late to get vaccinated

    Flu spreading in East TN, still not too late to get vaccinatedThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control says widespread flu activity has been reported in 14 states.
    • Health
    • 13 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Health

    Tennessee flu update

    Tennessee flu updateFlu season has returned, and health officials say there's still time to fight the virus.
    • Health
    • 13 hours, 3 minutes ago
    People

    Woman donates in honor of granddaughter

    Woman donates in honor of granddaughterAn East Tennessee woman donates plasma every week in honor of her granddaughter, who needed plasma transfusions.
    • People
    • 13 hours, 15 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    Knoxville kids name elf in Eric Berry's honor

    Knoxville kids name elf in Eric Berry's honorMrs. Clapp's third grade classroom at Gibbs Elementary School has found a unique way to honor Eric Berry and it's just in time for Christmas.
    • North Knoxville
    • 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    Berry the Elf

    Berry the ElfBerry the Elf
    • North Knoxville
    • 13 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Lonnie Vann South Carolina charges

    Lonnie Vann South Carolina chargesThe man accused of robbing a Campbell County couple at gunpoint faces similar charges in South Carolina
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 13 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Local Forecast

    A chilly night followed by intervals of clouds & sun Fri

    A chilly night followed by intervals of clouds & sun FriA chilly night followed by intervals of clouds & sun Fri
    • Local Forecast
    • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Local

    Calculating how much your trek home will cost you

    Calculating how much your trek home will cost youWhether you will be home for Christmas or not, you have probably noticed the sharp dip in gas prices around East Tennessee.
    • Local
    • 14 hours, 16 minutes ago
    Local

    Cost of holiday travel

    Cost of holiday travelA look at the cost of travel around East Tennessee this Christmas
    • Local
    • 14 hours, 16 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    10 About Town helps out holiday planning

    10 About Town helps out holiday planningThere's still plenty to do before Santa gets here.
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 15 hours, 51 minutes ago
    Local

    Charity donates $700,000 to local organizations

    Charity donates $700,000 to local organizationsThe St. Mary's Legacy Foundation donated $700,000 to help provide medical care in rural East Tennessee
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 56 minutes ago