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2 Sent to the Hospital After Wrong Way Crash

2 Sent to the Hospital After Wrong Way Crash

Two people are in the hospital after a wrong way crash overnight on I-275 South near Baxter Avenue. Officials say, around midnight, a white Chevy Silverado was headed north in the southbound lanes and crashed into two vehicles. Two drivers were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Police are investigating the crash.  MORE

Endangered Child Alert for 2 Maury Co Children

Endangered Child Alert for 2 Maury Co Children

The TBI is looking for three Maury County children. Investigators say Amanda Essex and Michale Christian are the non-custodial parents of the children. 6-year-old Analia Essex, 2-year-old Abagail Christian and 1-year-old Michael Christian are missing. Analia has brown hair and brown eyes. Abigail has blonde hair and blue eyes. Michale has brown hair and blue eyes.…MORE

Man and Woman from Cookeville Missing Over a Year

Man and Woman from Cookeville Missing Over a Year

A man and woman out of Cookeville have been missing over a year. The TBI is now asking for help finding them. 40-year-old Kristie Wilson and 47-year-old Henry Wilson have been missing since last May. Their car was found last September abandoned in Fentress County. The TBI says while they have the same last name,…MORE

Endangered Child Alert for Cookeville Teen

Endangered Child Alert for Cookeville Teen

The TBI has issued an Endangered Child Alert for a Cookeville teen. 14-year-old Lukas Perez disappeared Monday. He has a medical condition and does not have his medication. Officials believe he may be in the Bluff City area. Perez is described as 5’9″, weighs 110, and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last…MORE

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

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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