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Saturday Quake Near Mascot Upgraded to a 3.0

Saturday Quake Near Mascot Upgraded to a 3.0

An earthquake near Mascot Saturday night has been upgraded in intensity. The quake happened at 11:12 Saturday. It originally registered as a 2.7, but the USGS has since pushed it to a 3.0. Officials say that size of quake is not uncommon, and we should prepare for more. Saturday’s quake was felt in parts of Georgia,…MORE

KPD Investigating a Pair of Shootings Sunday Morning

KPD Investigating a Pair of Shootings Sunday Morning

Police are investigating a pair of shootings over the weekend. Both happened early Sunday morning. The first was shortly after midnight, Police got a shots fired call to the 700 block of Greensboro Way. Investigators say 23-year-old Brittany Miracle was inside a car when she was shot. Then around 2:00 a.m., officers heard shots fired…MORE

Knox County School Bus Involved in Accident

Knox County School Bus Involved in Accident

A Knox County school bus was involved in an accident Monday morning. The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on Millertown Pike at South Mall Road. It was bus number 244. Although initially injuries were reported, officials say no one was injured in the accident. There were two people on the bus, the driver and one…MORE

Nashville Man Killed by Thrown Concrete

Nashville Man Killed by Thrown Concrete

A man was killed on his way to work in Nashville when investigators say someone threw a chunk of concrete through his windshield. It happened just before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday at an overpass on I-24 in downtown Nashville. 54-year-old Joe Shelton was killed. Tennessee Transportation Department bridge inspectors determined the concrete was not part of…MORE

Car Theft/Kidnapping Suspect

Car Theft/Kidnapping Suspect

KPD is searching for a man who took off in a car with a child in the backseat. On Saturday, the mother stopped at the Dollar General in the Broadway Shopping Center. She went inside, but left her 4-year-old in the running car. As she was inside, the suspect got in her car and took…MORE

Suspect in Child Rape Case Added to TBI Top 10

Suspect in Child Rape Case Added to TBI Top 10

(WVLT) – A man accused of raping a 16-month-old boy in Lawrenceburg has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list. Police said they are looking for Simon Dean Porter in connection to the rape. According to WTVF, authorities were alerted by a local physician who examined the child. The…MORE

AMBER Alert for Roane County Teen

AMBER Alert for Roane County Teen

An Endangered Child Alert out of Roane County is now upgraded to a nationwide AMBER Alert. 17-year-old Haley Brandenburg was last seen in Rockwood wearing tan Adidas pants and a green shirt. Officials believe she was taken by 31-year-old Robert Garren, who’s facing criminal charges in the case. Police are searching for a beige 2006…MORE

KPD Working to ID Burglary Suspect

KPD Working to ID Burglary Suspect

KPD is asking for help identifying a burglary suspect. Officials say a man dressed in black broke into a residence on Inskip Drive around noon Sunday. The suspect rummaged through the residence and eventually left with the victim’s video game system and prescription medication. Officials say during the burglary, the suspect was talking to someone…MORE

Strong Storms Leave Damage Behind

Strong Storms Leave Damage Behind

As the storms clear out of the region, officials are out trying to clear the damage. A lot of down limbs and power-lines through the region. KUB reported about 30,000 customers out of power LCUB had another 10,000 plus outlying utilities, there was close to 50,000 homes out of power. The storm proved fatal overnight.…MORE

KCSO Investigates Murder-Suicide

KCSO Investigates Murder-Suicide

Knox County authorities are investigating an apparent Murder-Suicide in Farragut. Officers were called to the Village Green subdivision and Williamsburg Drive Saturday night. They’ve identified them as 54-year-old James Nye and 75-year-old Judith Nye. Officials say they are mother and son. It appears their bodies had been there for a few days. Investigators say the…MORE

Blogs

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

I can’t believe we’ve come to the finale episode of Season 1. I’m so excited about what we’ve accomplished since launching this podcast in June—and that includes YOU listening, watching and reading this. We will definitely keep things going in 2019, but we have the perfect way to wrap things up in 2018. Our guest…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

I can’t believe Season 1 of Women Want to Hear Women is winding down. Since launching in June, we have completed 23 amazing episodes featuring some of the genre’s biggest names, rising stars and up-and-comers. Before we close Season 1 next week with a sit-down interview with Cam—I’m so excited—I thought it would be fun…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery has been in the public eye since winning The Voice as a 16-year-old in 2013. But winning a reality talent competition doesn’t immediately translate to superstardom. Like most reality show winners, Danielle has had to work tirelessly to prove herself—and find herself as an artist. In our sit-down interview this week, Danielle talks…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

Leah Turner has had such an interesting career since moving from California to Nashville in 2012. She is a true example of how finicky the country music industry can be—but her hard work and talent have not gone unnoticed. While Leah has had many challenges, she’s also had many victories, including releasing her self-titled EP…

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