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Knoxville Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal North Knoxville Stabbing

Knoxville Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal North Knoxville Stabbing

Second update (6/18): Knoxville Police arrest the suspect in a fatal North Knoxville stabbing. 50 year-old Virgil Belin was found in the woods near north Broadway and Powers Street last night (Tuesday). He is charged with first degree murder in the death of 44 year-old Michelle Dresch on E. Oldham Avenue. Updated story: Knoxville Police…MORE

Police Investigating Deadly Stabbing in North Knoxville

Police Investigating Deadly Stabbing in North Knoxville

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) Knoxville Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in North Knoxville. Knoxville Police Department officials say officers were called around 8:40 a.m. Monday to a home in the 400 block of E. Oldham Avenue to investigate a stabbing. They found a woman who had been stabbed at least one time who was taken to…MORE

Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating the Cause of an Early Morning House Fire

Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating the Cause of an Early Morning House Fire

The Knoxville Fire Department is investigating a house fire in Northwest Knoxville. Crews called to the 3200 block of Dewine Road this morning. The home has suffered heavy fire damage to the attic space and moderate smoke and water damage. The home had working smoke detectors. However, the detectors did not alert the occupants because…MORE

Dog Euthanized after Attacking, Killing 6-Week-Old Child: Young-Williams

Dog Euthanized after Attacking, Killing 6-Week-Old Child: Young-Williams

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) The Young-Williams Animal Center announcing Friday it has put down the dog that killed a six-week old child last month. The center had custody of the dog following the attack on 6-week-old Ezra Mansoor who was taking a nap in his crib when the family’s Husky attacked out of nowhere. The family…MORE

Suspect in Shooting of Two BCSO Deputies Charged

Suspect in Shooting of Two BCSO Deputies Charged

Rockford, TN (WOKI) The suspect at the center of Tuesday’s shooting of two Blount County Sheriff’s Office deputies and standoff with police now faces over a dozen charges in the incident. BCSO says 59-year-old Ronald Millsaps is charged with seven counts of aggravated assault, two counts of attempted criminal homicide, one count of especially aggravated…MORE

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