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Fundraiser for Harriman Family After Son’s Suicide

Fundraiser for Harriman Family After Son’s Suicide

Family is mourning the loss of a teenage son to an apparent suicide in Harriman. Police got the call around 9:30 a.m. Monday after a report of a body near the railroad bridge on West Hills Drive. A passing train spotted the remains and called 911. Investigators say it was an 18-year-old man. A GoFundMe…MORE

Tow Truck Driver Stabbed and Carjacked

Tow Truck Driver Stabbed and Carjacked

A tow-truck driver says he got a call Saturday to pick up someone in need in Sevier County. David Brooks tells our TV Partner WVLT News he picked up 33-year-old Grayson Woodside after a wreck on Oak Grove Road near the Interstate. A few miles into the ride Brooks says Woodside stabbed him the neck.…MORE

Zoo Knoxville’s Matriarch Lion Passed Away

Zoo Knoxville’s Matriarch Lion Passed Away

Sad news from Zoo Knoxville. Sylvan a 23-year-old African Lion passed away last week. Workers say the feisty matriarch had been struggling with declining health over the last few weeks. She stopped responding to treatment late Thursday and was euthanized Friday morning. Sylvan was born in South Africa and arrived at Zoo Knoxville in 1997.MORE

Woman Arrested in School Bus Stabbing

Woman Arrested in School Bus Stabbing

A woman is in custody after a brawl and stabbing last week at a school bus stop. About 20 adults and students were involved in a fight last Monday at a bus stop in Mechanicsville. During the brawl a woman was stabbed. After investigating, police arrested 69-year-old Shirley Ann Robinson Friday night. She was charged…MORE

KPD Asking for Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

KPD Asking for Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

Knoxville Police are asking for help identifying a pair of robbery suspects. One of which, was a man dressed like a woman. It happened around noon last Sunday, August the 5th, at the AT&T Store on Clinton Highway. Investigators say a woman entered the store first followed later by a man wearing a wig, women’s…MORE

Endangered DeKalb County Child – Briella Bowling

Endangered DeKalb County Child – Briella Bowling

An Endangered Child Alert has been issued for a missing teen from a DeKalb County. Investigators describe 12-year-old Briella Bowling as being 4’03” with blonde hair and blue eyes. TBI said she weighed 115 pounds. The Smithville teen may be with her non-custodial mother Wendy Hancock. Hancock is wanted on warrants of domestic assault and contributing…MORE

Missing Cumberland County Woman

Missing Cumberland County Woman

A 51-year-old Cumberland County woman with mental health issues has been missing for months. Officials say Jean Ann Webb hasn’t been seen since February and could be in danger. Webb, formerly known as Jean Ann Cowen, is believed to have a mental issue and it’s not known if she’s getting her medication. Webb is 5’6″…MORE

2 Shooting Victims Show Up at the Hospital

2 Shooting Victims Show Up at the Hospital

Police have little to no information after a two shooting victims showed up at a hospital early Wednesday. First, officers were called to UT Medical Center around 1:30 a.m. after a man walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound. Police say 45-year-old Damond Hayes was extremely uncooperative and repeatedly changed his story about the…MORE

Fast Cash Plus Robbery Suspect

Fast Cash Plus Robbery Suspect

Knoxville police have made an arrest in a payday loan robbery. Investigators say with the help of a tip from Facebook police identified the suspect in the Fast Cash Plus Robbery Tuesday as 58-year-old Ronald Berry. He was arrested and charged Tuesday night with one count of Aggravated Robbery. He was booked on a $40,000…MORE

Bredesen Proposes 4 Debates in Senate Race

Bredesen Proposes 4 Debates in Senate Race

(AP) – Democrat Phil Bredesen is proposing four debates before the November election for U.S. Senate against Republican Marsha Blackburn, whose campaign says she’s still finalizing her debate schedule but looks forward to debating Bredesen. Bredesen’s campaign said Monday that the former governor has agreed with debate sponsors to events at Rhodes College in Memphis…MORE

Blogs

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Sarah Darling

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Sarah Darling

A popular local adage is that Nashville is a “10-year town,” suggesting it takes an artist a decade to finally make it “big.” Sarah Darling has been in Music City for almost a decade—singing, writing, releasing music and winning over new fans with each performance. Is it finally Sarah’s time? In this week’s WWTHW conversation,…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Stephanie Quayle

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Stephanie Quayle

StephanieNot only is Stephanie Quayle one of my favorite human beings, but she is also an incredible—and underrated—artist. If you aren’t familiar with Stephanie’s music, be sure to check out our WWTHW Playlist, because Stephanie kicks some serious booty. I sincerely admire Stephanie’s art and the fact that she is a complete BOSS LADY! In…

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