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A Woman Dies after Reportedly Falling from the Chairlift at Anakeesta

A Woman Dies after Reportedly Falling from the Chairlift at Anakeesta

A woman reportedly falls of the chair lift at Anakeesta and dies. Seth Butler with the City of Gatlinburg says Gatlinburg Fire and Rescue responders found a woman dead under the lift last night (Thursday). Anakeesta’s attractions sit atop a mountain in Gatlinburg and use a chairlift ride to transport visitors. A witness told police…MORE

A Dispute with a Neighbor Leaves a 78 year-old Widow in Dandridge Taking out an Order of Protection for Signs with Profanity Directed at her Property

A Dispute with a Neighbor Leaves a 78 year-old Widow in Dandridge Taking out an Order of Protection for Signs with Profanity Directed at her Property

Having a good neighbor can be a huge benefit, but having a neighbor that you disagree with can prove to be a scary situation. That’s the reality for a 78-year-old widow in Dandridge. Over the last several months the woman, who didn’t want to be identified to protect herself, said she’s had several signs riddled…MORE

Knoxville Police along with Negotiators and the Special Operations Squad end Hours Long West Knoxville Standoff with a Man who Barricaded Himself in Home

Knoxville Police along with Negotiators and the Special Operations Squad end Hours Long West Knoxville Standoff with a Man who Barricaded Himself in Home

Knoxville Police and Negiotiators along with the Special Operations Squad involved in an hours long standoff with an armed man who barricaded himself in a West Knoxville home. The man, identified as 40 year-old Dusty Mink reportedly armed with knifes, barricaded himself into a home on Dance Avenue after KPD officers responded to Reagan Avenue,…MORE

Knoxville Police say a Man is Indicted for Felony Murder, Vehicular Homicide and Other Charges After His Unborn Child Dies Following a Domestic Dispute

Knoxville Police say a Man is Indicted for Felony Murder, Vehicular Homicide and Other Charges After His Unborn Child Dies Following a Domestic Dispute

A Knoxville man is indicted and taken into custody after a woman’s unborn child died at UT Medical Center following a domestic dispute. 26 year-old Payton McCarty, the father of the unborn child, was indicted on felony murder, vehicular homicide and other charges for the June 16th incident on Atlantic Avenue when officers found a…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal West Knoxville Motorcycle Accident

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal West Knoxville Motorcycle Accident

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal crash on Kingston Pike. Officers responding to the crash involving a motorcycle on Kingston Pike at Huxley Road Saturday night. The motorcyclist, a 33-year-old man, was transported to UT Medical Center, where he died as a result of his injuries. The preliminary investigation shows that the motorcycle pulled onto…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal South Knoxville Accident

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal South Knoxville Accident

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal accident in South Knoxville. It happened on Chapman Highway at Meridian Road involving a motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a 21-year-old man, was transported to the hospital and was pronounced dead. The preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle was going north on Chapman Highway when a vehicle traveling south turned left in…MORE

Knoxville’s Police Chief Suspends a Captain  and a Lieutenant is Fired for Alleged Racist Behavior

Knoxville’s Police Chief Suspends a Captain and a Lieutenant is Fired for Alleged Racist Behavior

A veteran Knoxville Police Department lieutenant is fired and a captain suspended for 10 days by Knoxville Police Chief Paul Noel for alleged racist behavior at the department. WVLT says the investigation centered on the actions of Lieutenant Michael Earlywine, Captain Donald Jones and Deputy Chief Kenny Miller after another officer, DionDré Jackson, complained about…MORE

Murder Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound

Murder Suspect Dies From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound

A man wanted for murder died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he barricaded himself in his home on Monday night, according to the Knox County Sheriff. The suspect, later identified as Christopher David Price, was walking down the street when he saw officers, according to KCSO officials. He ran into his nearby house, Smoky Mountain…MORE

Knoxville Police Asking for Help to Find Suspect in Harb’s Market Fatal Shooting

Knoxville Police Asking for Help to Find Suspect in Harb’s Market Fatal Shooting

Police have identified the victim from a fatal shooting at Harb’s Market on Burnside Street. They say 33 year-old Erreese King was shot and killed Friday night. Police have identified 36 year-old Christopher David Price as a suspect in the shooting. A warrant has been issued charging Price with first degree murder. Police are looking…MORE

Country News

Happy Album Anniversary to Jason Aldean’s Self-Titled Debut Release

Happy Album Anniversary to Jason Aldean’s Self-Titled Debut Release

On July 26th 2005 Jason Aldean released his self-titled debut album – and the rest is country music history. The album features 11-tracks – including the three radio singles, “Hicktown,” “Amarillo Sky,” and “Why” – the first of his 25 number-1 songs on the Billboard country chart. Jason says “17 years ago today I released…

Dan + Shay Are Learning From Kenny Chesney Here And Now

Dan + Shay Are Learning From Kenny Chesney Here And Now

Dan + Shay’s single at country radio right now is “You” – the latest release from their 2021 album, “Good Things.” Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney have spent their summer out on the road with Kenny Chesney’s Here And Now 2022 tour playing stadium’s all over the country. While Dan + Shay have been on the road touring for a decade…

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