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TWRA Says Missing Boaters Believed to be Dead

TWRA Says Missing Boaters Believed to be Dead

The TWRA says three boaters who have been missing for several days after a weekend fishing tournament are no longer believed to be alive. Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokeswoman Amy Snider-Spencer said in a Facebook message Wednesday that the search for two 15-year-old boys and a 43-year-old man has moved from a rescue operation to…MORE

Fatal Crash Shutsdown Tazewell Pike

Fatal Crash Shutsdown Tazewell Pike

Tazewell Pike is shutdown after a fatal accident. Rural Metro Fire is on the scene north of Carter Road. Investigators say a pedestrian was involved. The crash happened around 5:30 Tuesday morning. You’ll need an alternate route as the roadway is completely shutdown at Atkins Road. You can use Maynardville Pike and Washington Pike to…MORE

TBI: Remain Vigiliant in Search for 15-Month-Old Evelyn Mae Boswell

TBI: Remain Vigiliant in Search for 15-Month-Old Evelyn Mae Boswell

The TBI is asking you to remain vigilant in the search for a missing toddler. 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell has been missing from Sullivan County since just after Christmas, but wasn’t reported missing until last week. Her grandfather, Tommy Boswell Sr., hadn’t seen Evelyn since Thanksgiving and called DCS sparking the investigation. A gray BMW…MORE

AMBER ALERT: Sullivan County Toddler Evelyn Boswell

AMBER ALERT: Sullivan County Toddler Evelyn Boswell

The TBI is asking for help finding a toddler missing from Sullivan County. 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell was reported Missing Tuesday, but was last seen around Christmas. The details of her disappearance have not been released. If you have any information on her whereabouts you’re asked to call police. AMBER ALERT: We need your help to…MORE

Cocke County Corrections Officer Shot and Killed by Greeneville Officers

Cocke County Corrections Officer Shot and Killed by Greeneville Officers

The TBI is investigating after an off-duty Cocke County corrections officer was fatally shot by police in Greeneville. Officials say 29-year-old Travis Mullins was involved in a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store Monday night. Investigators says Mullins targeted a woman he had been dating. Greeneville Police responded to investigate.…MORE

East TN Woman Aboard Quarantined Cruise Ship Tests Positive for Coronavirus

East TN Woman Aboard Quarantined Cruise Ship Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An East Tennessee couple trapped on a cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the Coronavirus. Dr. Arnold and Jeannie Hopland will remain quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess after Jeannie tested positive for the virus. There were two chartered flights back to the U.S. Sunday if they tested negative. Arnold plans to stay with…MORE

Crash Shuts Down I-75 N in Campbell County

Crash Shuts Down I-75 N in Campbell County

I-75 North is shutdown in Campbell County after a crash involving multiple semis and passenger vehicles. The accident is at Mile Marker 157, about four miles from the border with Kentucky. The crash was reported around 6:00 a.m. and the roadway is expected to be closed for several hours. Mark Nagi with TDOT says four…MORE

Def Leppard with Special Guest ZZ Top Coming to TBA

Def Leppard with Special Guest ZZ Top Coming to TBA

Legendary British rock’ & roll icons, and 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame® inductees, Def Leppard, announcing select 20/20 Vision fall tour dates with very special guests ZZ Top and they’re stopping by Thompson Boling Arena. The Knoxville date is September 25th. Produced by Live Nation, this new leg of dates will immediately follow the group’s massively successful summer stadium tour…MORE

Child Dies in Madisonville Fire

Child Dies in Madisonville Fire

The TBI is assisting the investigation of a fatal fire in Madisonville. Firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Lincoln Drive around 6:00 p.m. Monday. Officials say a child died in the fire. The child’s age has not been released. Officials are asking for respect as the family and first responders deal with the…MORE

Flooding Concerns Again Ahead of Rains this Week

Flooding Concerns Again Ahead of Rains this Week

The flood risk continues this week as more rain moves in. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the region through Tuesday night. The ground is already saturated and flash flooding can quickly develop. Please remember the phrase, “Turn Around, Don’t Drown.” Knoxville Police are warning you to slow down in the…MORE

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Nominations & Host for the ACM Awards to Be Announced on Feb. 27

Nominations & Host for the ACM Awards to Be Announced on Feb. 27

The Academy of Country Music will announce this year’s host and full list of nominees for the 55th ACM Awards on Feb. 27. The host will be announced via the Academy of Country Music’s social media accounts at 8 a.m ET, followed by a press conference to announce nominees at 8:30 a.m. ET. Lauren Alaina,…

Florida Georgia Line Makes Public Play for Collaboration With Carrie Underwood

Florida Georgia Line Makes Public Play for Collaboration With Carrie Underwood

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line have released collaborations with some of music’s biggest stars, including Luke Bryan (“This Is How We Roll”), The Backstreet Boys (“God, Your Mama and Me”) Bebe Rexha (“Meant to Be”), Justin Bieber (“Yummy Country Remix”) and more. On Feb. 25, the duo made a public plea…

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