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Most Wanted East Tennessee Murder Suspect Arrested in Louisiana

Most Wanted East Tennessee Murder Suspect Arrested in Louisiana

Carter County, TN (WOKI) An East Tennessee murder suspect wanted out of Carter County is arrested Friday in Louisiana. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation had previously added 37 year-old Jim Chambers to its Most Wanted list for first-degree murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. TBI says Chambers was arrested in Louisiana with…MORE

NCAA, leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for dramatic change across college sports
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NCAA, leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for dramatic change across college sports

(AP) – The NCAA and the nation’s five biggest conferences announced Thursday night that they have agreed to pay nearly $2.8 billion to settle a host of antitrust claims, a monumental decision that sets the stage for a groundbreaking revenue-sharing model that could start steering millions of dollars directly to athletes as soon as the 2025…MORE

Owner of Yassin’s Falafel House in Knoxville is Due in Court Following His Protest Arrest on UT’s Campus
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Owner of Yassin’s Falafel House in Knoxville is Due in Court Following His Protest Arrest on UT’s Campus

Knoxville business owner Yassin Terou is set to make a court appearance today. He is charged with criminal trespassing after being arrested last week with ten others while protesting on UT’s campus in support of Palestine. UT Police’s internal investigation into his arrest is underway/ He is the owner of Yassin’s Falafel House in Knoxville.…MORE

Clinton High School Hires New Principal, Ends Contracts with Guidance Counselors as Grade Inflation Investigation Continues

Clinton High School Hires New Principal, Ends Contracts with Guidance Counselors as Grade Inflation Investigation Continues

Clinton, TN (WOKI / WVLT) A new principal is hired and three guidance counselors are out of jobs at Clinton High School as an investigation into grade inflation continues at the school. Anderson County Schools officials announcing Wednesday that Robbie Herrell will take over as principal at Clinton High School. ACS also reports three guidance…MORE

Knoxville Police Identify Victims in Deadly Weekend Shootings
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Knoxville Police Identify Victims in Deadly Weekend Shootings

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) Knoxville police have now identified the second of two victims in Saturday morning’s deadly shootings near the downtown area. KPD says 37-year-old Dennard Davis was shot and killed in the 400 block of N. Broadway and that security footage of the incident shows 28-year-old Robert Scruggs “walk up to the victim, raise…MORE

The Knoxville Fire Department Arrest a Suspect in a West Knoxville Dollar General Fire

The Knoxville Fire Department Arrest a Suspect in a West Knoxville Dollar General Fire

The Knoxville Fire Department makes an arrest in the Fire at Dollar General on Executive Park Drive which caused more than one million dollars in damage to the building and its contents. Knoxville Fire Investigators have been diligently working to identify the suspect seen on surveillance video who is responsible for last Tuesday’s fire and…MORE

Master Champion is Arrested on His Way to PGA Championship
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Master Champion is Arrested on His Way to PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler was arrested Friday morning on his way to the PGA Championship, with stunning images showing him handcuffed as he was taken to jail for not following police orders during a pedestrian fatality investigation. In a span of four hours, the top-ranked golfer in the world was arrested…MORE

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