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Knoxville Man Facing Attempted Murder in Child Abuse Case

Knoxville Man Facing Attempted Murder in Child Abuse Case

A Knoxville man accused of exposing himself to a minor is now facing Attempted Murder charges. A woman says she caught Devin Lane Sunday behind a closed door with a minor with his pants down. She yelled at him and says he started breaking things in the home. The woman says he then went to…MORE

FBI Needs Help Finding the “Big Box Bandit”

FBI Needs Help Finding the “Big Box Bandit”

The FBI office in Knoxville is asking for helping finding the “Big Box Bandit.” The man is wanted for robberies in three different states. He’s accused in robberies in May at the FSNB Bank at the Walmart in Clinton, and a few days later he hit another bank at the Walmart in Kingsport. He’s also…MORE

Cliff Diver Missing on Cherokee Lake

Cliff Diver Missing on Cherokee Lake

The search is back on this morning for a man who disappeared jumping from a bluff on Cherokee Lake. Crews spent several hours Sunday searching for him. Officials say he jumped from a bluff on Cherokee Lake near Mooresburg and never resurfaced. Several agencies are involved in the search. Search Crews got back on the…MORE

Hands Free Law Goes Into Affect Next Month

Hands Free Law Goes Into Affect Next Month

We’re just a week away from Tennessee going Hands Free. The new “Hands Free Law” goes into effect Monday, July 1st. There are five main points to the law: The driver can’t hold a cellphone with any part of their body. The driver can’t write, send, or read any text-based communication The driver can’t reach…MORE

Zoo Knoxville is Expecting!!!

Zoo Knoxville is Expecting!!!

Friday is World Giraffe Day and Zoo Knoxville is celebrating with some great news. The zoo is officially on Baby Watch. For the first time in 17 years, Zoo Knoxville is expecting a baby giraffe. Zoo officials say three-year-old Frances is exhibiting signs she is in the final stages of pregnancy. They say an exact due date…MORE

Voices Told Jefferson City Man to Run Down Pedestrians

Voices Told Jefferson City Man to Run Down Pedestrians

A Jefferson City man says voices told him to rundown pedestrians Monday. 33-year-old William Phillips told officers a voice told him that he needed kill the meth addicts. When Phillips saw a pregnant woman with a stroller, he says the voice told him the stroller had meth in it, so he intentionally ran them down.…MORE

Man Out on Bond After Torso Found in Car

Man Out on Bond After Torso Found in Car

A man out on bond after police found a human torso in his car following a police chase and crash Sunday. 29-year-old Dorrae Johnson was released from jail Tuesday. Police say they found a human torso in his car following a chase on I-40 and crash on Sutherland Avenue. Investigators say the victim, Daryl Butler,…MORE

2 Charged With DUI After Cruisers Hit in Crash Overnight

2 Charged With DUI After Cruisers Hit in Crash Overnight

Two people charged with DUI after KPD cruisers were hit during a traffic stop Tuesday night. It happened around 2:00 a.m. The officers had pulled over a vehicle going the wrong way on I-75 Southbound. As the officers were working the scene a car crashed into the cruisers. Both had their emergency lights on. The…MORE

“Color for Clark” Art Drive Honoring Maryville Boy

“Color for Clark” Art Drive Honoring Maryville Boy

In honor of an 8-year-old killed in Maryville the community is hosting “Color for Clark.” It’s an art supply drive that will go to under-privileged kids and their school. You’re encouraged to drop off new art supplies like markers, crayons, yarn, scissors, glue sticks and more. They’re accepting donations through the 28th. Clark was killed…MORE

1 Death Confirmed at Bonnaroo

1 Death Confirmed at Bonnaroo

A 27-year-old man has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee. Festival organizers say that a medical situation was reported Saturday at a campsite. They said the man, who was camping with his father, was found unresponsive but breathing. Emergency workers responded and administered CPR. The man was taken to a hospital, where…MORE

Blogs

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Elaina kicked off Season 2 with one of her favorite guests from Season 1 . . . the one and only Maren Morris. In addition to chatting with Maren about country radio,…

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