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Suspect Sought for Burglarizing Knoxville Business

Suspect Sought for Burglarizing Knoxville Business

Knoxville Police are asking for help identifying a man accused of stealing from a Knoxville business. Surveillance photos caught the man pictured below burglarizing Patricia Nash Designs on North Sixth Avenue. If you can identify the man you’re asked to call KPD’s Crime Hotline at (865) 215-7212.MORE

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting on Dutch Valley Drive

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting on Dutch Valley Drive

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Dutch Valley Drive from Sunday night. Officers were called to the 1500 block of the Dutch Valley around 8:00 p.m. A man was inside the home suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Officials say the investigation is still in…MORE

One Person Killed in Corryton House Fire

One Person Killed in Corryton House Fire

Rural Metro is investigating after a fatal fire in Corryton Sunday night. Firefighters were Calgary Drive around 11:00 p.m. Flames were coming from the roof when they got there. One person was already outside the home. Crews searched the home, but were unable to find the second resident. Officials later confirmed the death. The Knox…MORE

Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan County men are facing littering charges accused of dumping garbage at a Wildlife Management Area. The dump was found in June at the Mt. Roosevelt WMA in Cumberland County. Official with the TWRA say after a month-long investigation they men admitted to dumping two trailers worth of junk. The men haven’t been identified,…MORE

NC Man Pleads Not Guilty Charged in BLM Protest Hit and Run

NC Man Pleads Not Guilty Charged in BLM Protest Hit and Run

A North Carolina man accused of a hit and run during a Black Lives Matter protest in East Tennessee is pleading not guilty. 37-year-old Jared Lafer was in court Wednesday. Cellphone video caught part of what happened in Johnson City on Saturday. Lafer is charged with Aggravated Assault. Investigators say Lafer hit a man with…MORE

Arrest Made in Monday’s Baxter Avenue Shooting

Arrest Made in Monday’s Baxter Avenue Shooting

A man is in custody after a shooting on Baxter Avenue Monday night. The victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds at 11:05 p.m. 58-year-old Keith Kimbrell was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault. The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. Kimbrell is being held on a $15,000 bond.MORE

16 Specialty Burgers During GatlinBURGER Week All for just $7

16 Specialty Burgers During GatlinBURGER Week All for just $7

If you’re craving a good burger, this is the week to head to Gatlinburg. It’s GatlinBURGER Week. The city asked restaurants to come up with something unique and different for this week…and they delivered… 16 restaurants are participating and all the burgers are just $7. The restaurateurs are contending for the title of GatlinBURGER Burgermeister.…MORE

Loudon County Authorities Searching for Owners of Stolen Items

Loudon County Authorities Searching for Owners of Stolen Items

Authorities in Loudon County want to know if you’re missing any items from your lawn. Officers recovered property believed to have been stolen from homes in the Cordova Road area last week. They’ve located some of the owners, but still have a several items unaccounted for. The items include gazing balls, gnomes, solar lights, a…MORE

Remains Found in GSMNP Identified as Illinois Man

Remains Found in GSMNP Identified as Illinois Man

Authorities are investigating after a bear was found scavenging human remains in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Campsite 82 and sections of the Hazel Creek Trail are closed after hikers found the remains of an out of state man Friday. The man has been identified 43-year-old Patrick Madura of Illinois. They’re now investigating cause…MORE

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Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sept. 22. Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Dan + Shay picked up four nominations, while Kane Brown and Thomas Rhett netted three nominations apiece. Crossover star Lil Nas X received 13 nominations, with Billy Ray Cyrus copping five nominations for “Old Town Road.” Kelly…

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