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    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
    • 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Lonnie Vann will face S.C. charges first before extradition to TN

    Lonnie Vann will face S.C. charges first before extradition to TNA former Campbell County teacher, arrested for robbing a couple at gunpoint in South Carolina, won't be able to leave jail.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 9 hours, 9 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
    • 15 hours, 8 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
    • 15 hours, 9 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
    • 15 hours, 28 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
    • 15 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Local

    Guns sales during Christmastime

    Guns sales during ChristmastimeGuns sales during Christmastime
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 54 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
    • 16 hours, 6 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
    • 16 hours, 30 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
    • 16 hours, 30 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
    • 17 hours, 1 minute 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
    • 17 hours, 43 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
    • 18 hours, 54 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
    • 19 hours, 49 minutes ago
    North Knoxville

    Berry the Elf

    Berry the ElfBerry the Elf
    • North Knoxville
    • 19 hours, 56 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
    • 20 hours 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
    • 20 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Local

    Cost of holiday travel

    Cost of holiday travelA look at the cost of travel around East Tennessee this Christmas
    • Local
    • 20 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Woman with gun shot wound found in wrecked car

    Woman with gun shot wound found in wrecked carSevierville police are investigating a possible shooting after a woman was found shot in her car.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 21 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
    • 21 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Local

    Knox County deputies to get body cams

    Knox County deputies to get body camsKnox County Sheriff's deputies will receive body cameras along with new cruisers and will replace dashcam videos.
    • Local
    • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Local

    Law enforcement talks pros, cons of body cameras

    Law enforcement talks pros, cons of body camerasSome departments are working to add more body cameras for officers, while others are holding back for further regulations
    • Local
    • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Sevier Co. deputies search for missing 14-year-old

    Sevier Co. deputies search for missing 14-year-oldThe Sevier County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 14-year-old boy.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    1 killed, 3 injured in I-40 West crashes

    1 killed, 3 injured in I-40 West crashesA trooper confirmed one person was killed in a crash on I-40 West at Lovell Road early Thursday morning.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    North Knoxville

    Investigators identify elderly woman killed in fire

    Investigators identify elderly woman killed in fireThe fire happened at the woman's home on the 2500 block of North Park Boulevard.
    • North Knoxville
    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Unemployed Scott Co. man dedicates holiday season to others

    Unemployed Scott Co. man dedicates holiday season to othersThe Salvation Army depends on volunteers to bell ring during its annual Red Kettle campaign.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    North Knoxville

    Tazewell Pike crash kills 1, injures 2

    Tazewell Pike crash kills 1, injures 2A car hit a tree in north Knoxville, killing one person and injuring two others.
    • North Knoxville
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    THP: 1 killed, 3 hurt in crashes on I-40 W. at Lovell Road

    THP: 1 killed, 3 hurt in crashes on I-40 W. at Lovell RoadTwo separate crashes, involving a tractor trailer and three cars, shut down westbound lanes at 4 a.m.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 1 day, 6 hours ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    THP: 1 killed in crash on I-40 W. at Lovell Road

    THP: 1 killed in crash on I-40 W. at Lovell RoadA trooper confirmed one person was killed in a crash on I-40 W. at Lovell Road early Thursday morning.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Local

    Sleet delays school in several counties for couple hours

    Sleet delays school in several counties for couple hoursSleet has delayed schools in Campbell, Grainger, Hamblen, Morgan, Scott, Fentress and McCreary counties Thursday morning.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago