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Absentee Ballots Due to Election Commission to be Counted in Super Tuesday Election

Absentee Ballots Due to Election Commission to be Counted in Super Tuesday Election

Absentee Ballots must be returned to Election Commission by USPS, FedEx, or UPS by Close of Polls on Tuesday, March 5 Knox County Election Commission reminds voters that absentee ballots cannot be hand-delivered to polling place or KCEC office Knoxville – Knox County voters that have received their absentee ballot in the mail and haven’t yet…MORE

TBI Identifies Victim in Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Identifies Victim in Clinton Officer-Involved Shooting

Clinton, TN (WOKI) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identifies the victim of an officer-involved shooting Sunday in Clinton. TBI officials say 25-year-old Isaiah Gregory Hill died after Clinton police responded to the 1000 block of Medaris Street for a reported suicidal person around 8:00 p.m. TBI says the officer found Hill in a parking lot…MORE

Knoxville Police Investigating  after Man Seriously injured in Shooting

Knoxville Police Investigating after Man Seriously injured in Shooting

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) An investigation is underway following what police believe was a “targeted” shooting Wednesday in the Mechanicsville area. Knoxville Police Department officials say the shooting happened around 11:00 a.m. near Moses Avenue and Wallace Street. Officers reportedly arrived on the scene and found a man who had been shot multiple times. He was…MORE

Crews Respond to Fire in Campbell County

Crews Respond to Fire in Campbell County

Campbell County, TN (WOKI) A brush fire in Campbell County is under control Wednesday morning. Crews responding to that fire Tuesday night around 10:00 p.m. in the area of White Rock Road. Several homes were threatened for a time. Officials report that crews have been scaled back on the fire, but extra support has been…MORE

KPD: West High School Student Seriously Injured after Pedestrian Crash

KPD: West High School Student Seriously Injured after Pedestrian Crash

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) A 16-year-old West High School student is taken to UT Medical Center Tuesday morning after being hit by a car. Knoxville Police Department officials say the student was crossing Sutherland Avenue around 8:00 a.m. when she was hit by a Toyota 4Runner. KPD says the driver of the SUV was attempting to…MORE

ROANE COUNTY WOMAN FACES ABUSE OF CORPSE CHARGE

ROANE COUNTY WOMAN FACES ABUSE OF CORPSE CHARGE

A Roane County women is facing charges of abuse of a corpse in connection to the death of her newborn. Officers say they received reports that 34 year old Amanda Cooper had given birth to a baby Saturday, but the baby died. When officers arrived to her Rosedale Avenue home, they found the baby wrapped…MORE

Knoxville Police Recruit Dies Following Physical Training Session

Knoxville Police Recruit Dies Following Physical Training Session

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) On Sunday morning, Knoxville Police Department Chief Paul Noel announced the death of Officer Wisbens Antoine, a member of the 2023-B Basic Recruit Class. According to KPD, Antoine, 32, collapsed during a routine physical training session at the end of a mile-and-a-half run on Friday afternoon. KPD reports that the reasons for…MORE

‘No Wake Zone’ Temporarily Expanded after Dock Collapse at Fort Loudon Marina

‘No Wake Zone’ Temporarily Expanded after Dock Collapse at Fort Loudon Marina

Lenoir City, TN (WOKI) The “No Wake Zone” at Fort Loudon Marina has been expanded to allow for cleanup efforts following last month’s dock collapse due to heavy snowfall. Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency making the announcement Friday say the “No Wake Zone” expansion will be in effect for 180 days to allow…MORE

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