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Car Crashes into French Broad River During Police Chase

Car Crashes into French Broad River During Police Chase

The suspect is missing after a police chase and crash into the French Broad River in Sevier County. Authorities say the chase started early Wednesday morning when the suspect refused to comply with a traffic stop. A deputy was trying to catch up to the vehicle when it drove into the French Broad River at…MORE

Crossville Landmark Burns to the Ground

Crossville Landmark Burns to the Ground

A landmark in Crossville is in ashes after a fire Tuesday night. Cumberland County Fire Rescue have confirmed they responded to a fire at the Minister’s Tree House on Beehive Lane. The fire started around 11:30 p.m. and burned to the ground in about 15 minutes. Officials say the fire is under control. The structure…MORE

Missing Knoxville Man Found Downtown

Missing Knoxville Man Found Downtown

A Knoxville man missing Tuesday has been located. Officials say 78-year-old Ervin Miller was located in downtown Knoxville Wednesday morning. Previous Story Police are looking for an elderly man missing in Knoxville. Officials say 78-year-old Ervin Miller was last seen at the West Town Mall around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. He suffers from dementia and had…MORE

BCSO Looking for Elderly Man with Alzheimer’s

BCSO Looking for Elderly Man with Alzheimer’s

Blount County authorities are asking for help finding for an elderly man with Alzheimer’s. 76-year-old John Jennings left his home on Knouff Drive near Butterfly Gap Loop sometime overnight. Jennings is 6’1″ about 200 pounds with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing gray or navy sweat pants and a long sleeve shirt. Jennings has…MORE

Medic Regional Blood Center Critical for O-

Medic Regional Blood Center Critical for O-

Medic Regional Blood Center says they’re critical for O Negative blood. Whether you’re O Negative or not they’re asking everyone to stop by and donate this week. Officials say O Negative blood is used for trauma situations in critical patients. They can only use the blood that’s already on the shelf and it takes three…MORE

Man Dies After Beaten with Baseball Bat

Man Dies After Beaten with Baseball Bat

Knoxville Police are investigating the death of a man died beaten with a bat. Officers were called to Atlantic Avenue Sunday. The victim, a 52-year-old man, got into a fight Friday afternoon and was hit with a baseball bat. He was taken to friend’s house, but his condition deteriorated through the weekend. The victim was…MORE

Tennessee Man Drowns Canoeing in Alabama

Tennessee Man Drowns Canoeing in Alabama

A Tennessee man died canoeing on a river in Alabama Friday night. 51-year-old Gregory Lawson form Hixon Tennessee drowned when his canoe capsized. He was on the Tennessee River near Scottsboro Alabama Friday night. A woman with Lawson was able to swim to shore for help.MORE

Fire Officials Say Clean Your Chimney After Apartment Fire in West Knox County

Fire Officials Say Clean Your Chimney After Apartment Fire in West Knox County

Rural Metro fire crews are investigating the cause of a blaze in West Knox County Sunday. An apartment on Woodpark Lane had fire coming from the chimney when firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported, but investigators say the flue pipe was not connected to the fireplace. Officials say you need to make sure you have…MORE

Court Date Pushed Back for Knoxville Mother Charged in Daughter’s Death

Court Date Pushed Back for Knoxville Mother Charged in Daughter’s Death

The judge has pushed back a court date for a Knoxville woman accused of Tampering with Evidence in her daughter’s death. 36-year-old Robin Howington was scheduled to appear in court today. The 5-year-old girl was shot to death last month. Officials say Howington tried to hide the gun and destroy her phone. Her court date…MORE

Police Chase Through East Knoxville

Police Chase Through East Knoxville

Car getting towed after a police chase through East Knoxville Thursday morning. Our TV Partner WVLT News reports, officials say the chase lasted about 15 minutes and ended on Roberts Road in Corryton. No injuries have been reported. No details have been released on the incident this morning. No word on any charges.MORE

Blogs

Watch Lauren Alaina Honor Late Step-Dad on “Dancing With the Stars”

Watch Lauren Alaina Honor Late Step-Dad on “Dancing With the Stars”

Lauren Alaina partnered with Gleb Savchenko to perform a contemporary dance to her new song, “The Other Side,” on Dancing With the Stars on Oct. 21. Lauren co-penned the new tune with Jon Nite and Zach Kale in honor of her step-dad, Sam Ramker, who passed away on Oct. 21, 2018, after battling cancer. “[Sam]…

Chris Janson Reaches No. 1 With “Good Vibes”

Chris Janson Reaches No. 1 With “Good Vibes”

The always-energetic Chris Janson reached the top of both the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart this week with “Good Vibes.” Penned by Chris, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowel, “Good Vibes” is the lead single from Chris’ third studio album, Real Friends, which dropped on Oct. 18. “I’m very humbled this morning,” says Chris.…

Keith Urban Teams With Eric Church for New Release of “We Were” [Listen]

Keith Urban Teams With Eric Church for New Release of “We Were” [Listen]

Keith Urban released a new version of his current single, “We Were,” which now features vocals from one of the tune’s songwriters, Eric Church. Penned by Eric, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell, the song reminisces about lost teenage love with lyrics like “We were a couple of line steppers who just couldn’t wait to step…

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