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Gun Ban at TN Capitol to Continue Under Gov Lee

Gun Ban at TN Capitol to Continue Under Gov Lee

Gov.-elect Bill Lee says he’ll continue to keep guns banned in the Tennessee Capitol when he takes over the top office later this week. Lee tells The Daily Memphian he won’t change the current policy put into place by outgoing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. People with state-issued handgun carry permits will still be allowed to…MORE

KFD Responds to Early Morning House Fire

KFD Responds to Early Morning House Fire

Just before 6:00 this morning, the Knox County 911 center was alerted to a house on fire on Woodbine Ave. near N. Harrison Street.  A neighbor reported the fire. On arrival, KFD found heavy fire on the 1st floor, which quickly spread to the 2nd floor and attic. This is a 2 story 2400 square…MORE

Gallatin Teen Missing 3 Weeks

Gallatin Teen Missing 3 Weeks

The TBI is searching for a Gallatin teen. Officials say 16-year-old Dylan Ray Regenold has been missing over three weeks. He disappeared after leaving a youth academy. He’s described as 6’2″ weighing 220 pounds. If you have any information on his whereabouts you’re asked to call police. CORRECTION: Dylan Regenold is 16 years old. Apologies…MORE

Kerosene Thrown on Nurse Outside Fort Sanders

Kerosene Thrown on Nurse Outside Fort Sanders

Knoxville Police are investigating after a man poured Kerosene on a nurse at Fort Sanders Sunday night. Around 7:30 p.m., the woman was headed back to her car when she was confronted by a man who made a derogatory comment to her. She says he poured a small amount of kerosene on her and fled.…MORE

Sevierville PD Warning of Purse Snatcher

Sevierville PD Warning of Purse Snatcher

Police in Sevierville telling you to be on the look out for a purse snatcher. Investigators say the suspect has been following women into stores stealing their bags when they’re not looking. It’s happened at least twice recently. Officers encourage you to secure your bags in shopping carts and keep your purses closed. If you…MORE

Tuesday Night Chase leads to a Deputy being Hospitalized

Tuesday Night Chase leads to a Deputy being Hospitalized

After a car chase resulted in an officer’s brief hospitalization, a suspect has been caught and detained on charges including two counts of aggravated assault, one count of evading arrest and one count of driving with a suspended license. An officer attempted to stop Robert Gaylord Hoover for a faulty tag light Tuesday night. Hoover…MORE

Overturned Tractor Trailer in Campbell Co Shuts Down Lane on I-75

Overturned Tractor Trailer in Campbell Co Shuts Down Lane on I-75

Problems driving through Campbell County. Officials say one lane will likely be closed much of the Wednesday after there was an overturned tractor trailer on I-75 South. The accident happened at mile marker 136 near Caryville. Rolling roadblocks will continue much of the day as about 1000 feet of guardrail needs to be replaced. The…MORE

Pigeon Forge teacher indicted; history of misconduct

Pigeon Forge teacher indicted; history of misconduct

A former teacher and coach at Pigeon Forge Middle School stands accused of offering to show a 13-year-old student sexually explicit photographs. Daniel Allen Turner was indicted by a Sevier County grand jury earlier this month and has since posted bond. Records say Turner approached a student in the cafeteria and began describing a sexual…MORE

Wartburg Teen Missing 2 Weeks

Wartburg Teen Missing 2 Weeks

An East Tennessee teen missing nearly a month was spotted at restaurant in West Tennessee. 14-year-old Bridgett Gordon left her home in Wartburg without her mother’s permission December 4th. The FBI joined the search early this month and uncovered video of Gordon with an unknown man and woman in Dyersburg Tennessee. Their latest information suggests…MORE

KPD: Multi-state jewelry thieves apprehended

KPD: Multi-state jewelry thieves apprehended

Knoxville police have apprehended three men associated with numerous jewelry heists across Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi. On Monday afternoon, John L. Brown of Memphis stole two rings from Kay’s Jewelers on Knoxville Center Drive and went on to steal two pairs of earrings from the West Town Mall Zales Store less than an hour…MORE

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Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The 2019 Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show takes place February 1st – February 3rd, 2019 at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville!

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to give away tickets to shows throughout this year’s season of concerts!

Children’s Hospital Radiothon

Children’s Hospital Radiothon

Become a Champion for Children today by donating $20 or more on a credit card each month and get 2 tickets to Dollywood’s Splash Country!