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Teens Body Located on Norris Lake

Teens Body Located on Norris Lake

Family grieving after a teen’s body was pulled from Norris Lake Thursday morning. Deputies were called to Anderson County Park around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Family say the 17-year-old boy was trying to get back to his float when they heard him yell help before going under water. Crews called of the search Wednesday night, and…MORE

KPD Searching Victor Ashe Park for Missing Woman

KPD Searching Victor Ashe Park for Missing Woman

KPD is asking for help finding a missing Knoxville woman. 43-year-old Michelle Fields’ vehicle was found Tuesday night near the pond at Victor Ashe Park. Crews including a bloodhound were able to track her down to the pond, so divers were brought in. The search resumed Wednesday morning. Officials say at this point foul play…MORE

KPD: Serial Rapist in Custody

KPD: Serial Rapist in Custody

Knoxville Police say a serial rapist with crimes dating back to last summer is in custody. 37-year-old Aaron Gray is suspected in multiple sexual assaults against several victims in the Mission District of Knoxville. Following extensive investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit, the Criminal Investigation Division and Homeless Outreach officers, Gray has been charged with nine…MORE

Skeletal Remains Found in Roane County, Two Charged

Skeletal Remains Found in Roane County, Two Charged

A mother and father are in custody after remains of a young girl were found buried near their home. Officials say she was abused and neglected for months. Michael and Shirley Gray appeared before a Roane County Judge via Skype Tuesday. Our TV Partner WVLT News says neither showed emotion as the judge read the…MORE

SC Murder Suspect Could be in the Smokies

SC Murder Suspect Could be in the Smokies

The U.S. Marshals say a murder suspect from South Carolina could be hiding in the Smokies. 58-year-old Ryan Dusha Kedar is wanted in connection to the murder of a man in Greenville South Carolina in February. Investigators say Kedar is a hiker and could be in the mountains. He should be considered armed and dangerous.…MORE

Oklahoma Girl Missing in Blount County

Oklahoma Girl Missing in Blount County

A girl from Oklahoma is believed to be missing in Blount County. 13-year-old Selena Reeanna Nicole Bivens was visiting her grandmother’s house when she went missing. It’s possible she is a runaway. If you have any information on her whereabouts you’re asked to call the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Investigations during normal business hours at…MORE

Knox County Parks and Rec Mowing In-House Saving $83,000

Knox County Parks and Rec Mowing In-House Saving $83,000

Knox County will start mowing more of the parks themselves saving over $83,000 a year. Mayor Glenn Jacobs asked all the county offices to look for cost-saving options as they deal with the financial burden of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Parks and Rec Department says they were able to reassign work and create a second…MORE

Oak Ridge Woman Shot in the Face

Oak Ridge Woman Shot in the Face

An Oak Ridge woman is in the hospital after a shooting Wednesday night. Police were called to the Manhattan Apartments on Rutgers Avenue around 10:00 p.m. The woman was found with a gunshot wound to the face. She was taken to the hospital. There’s no word on her condition. Anyone with information on the case is…MORE

Missing Knoxville Man Dead After Crash in SC

Missing Knoxville Man Dead After Crash in SC

A missing Knoxville man is dead after a crash in South Carolina. Authorities found 80-year-old William England was found in a crashed truck along I-85 in Cherokee County South Carolina. He told the responding officer he’d ran off the road nearly two hours earlier. England was rushed to the hospital, but passed away. England was reported missing…MORE

TDOT Dropping Lane Restrictions for Memorial Day Weekend

TDOT Dropping Lane Restrictions for Memorial Day Weekend

State officials are pausing most construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes for Memorial Day Weekend. The state Department of Transportation says the hiatus on lane closures will start on Friday at noon and run through early Tuesday, May 26. Drivers may still see some lane closures or restrictions while traveling through long term…MORE

Country News

Alan Jackson Announces 2 “Small Town Drive-In” Concerts in June

Alan Jackson Announces 2 “Small Town Drive-In” Concerts in June

Alan Jackson announced he will perform two “Small Town Drive-In” concerts in Alabama in June. The unique shows will feature Alan performing in front of audiences of approximately 2,000 parked vehicles. The first show will take place on June 5 in Cullman, Ala., on the open-field site of the Rock the South festival, while the…

Little Big Town Releases Spirited New Single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” [Listen]

Little Big Town Releases Spirited New Single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” [Listen]

Little Big Town will ship new single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey,” to country radio on June 1. The new tune, which was penned by Tofer Brown, Sean McConnell and LBT’s Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook, is featured on the quartet’s ninth studio album, Nightfall, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard…

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