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Three Schools Placed on Lockdown Following Shots Fired Call

Three Schools Placed on Lockdown Following Shots Fired Call

The Knoxville Police Department investigating a shooting that caused several schools to go on lockdown Friday afternoon. Just after 3 p.m. KPD responded to shots fired at Shangri-La and Ault Rd. Witnesses said a juvenile on a bike fired shots at a car then fled. No injuries were reported. Spring Hill Elementary School, Holston Middle…MORE

City Council Considering Gun Show Ban in City Parks

City Council Considering Gun Show Ban in City Parks

City leaders are considering a Gun Show ban at city-owned facilities. The issue came up after continued protests against a gun shows at Chilhowee Park. The Knoxville City Council is considering a resolution to ban such shows. However, City Attorney Robert Frost Jr. says the resolution wouldn’t be enforceable. Frost says, “If it passes, there…MORE

Claiborne County Man Allegedly Shot Brother

Claiborne County Man Allegedly Shot Brother

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office have charged a man with attempted criminal homicide after he allegedly shot his own brother. Investigators responded to a shooting call on Payne Circle in Tazewell Thursday morning. They believe that 55 year-old Matthew Overton and his brother, 51-year-old Adam Overton, were fighting and that Matthew shot his brother Adam,…MORE

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting

The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting. Officers responded to the 1700 block of Edgewood Avenue Thursday afternoon and found a woman dead as the result of a gunshot wound. At this time, KPD is not looking for any suspects, but the circumstances of the incident are under investigation by the Violent Crimes…MORE

Eric Boyd Receives Two Life Sentences

Eric Boyd Receives Two Life Sentences

  Eric Boyd received two life sentences today with the possibilty of parole following his conviction on murder charges in the Channon Christian, Chris Newsom trial. Boyd’s trial lasted longer than a week and ended in August, he was found guilty on 36 counts in connection to the crimes against the couple that happened in…MORE

Mother Facing Charges in Connection to Child’s Shooting Death

Mother Facing Charges in Connection to Child’s Shooting Death

A Knoxville woman is in custody after a 5-year-old was killed in a shooting over the weekend. Knoxville Police arrested the mother, Robin Howington, Tuesday.   The shooting happened on Balsam Drive Saturday night. The girl was taken to the hospital but passed away Sunday.   Howington has been charged with two counts of Tampering…MORE

Knoxville Man Accused of Molesting Child in Louisiana

Knoxville Man Accused of Molesting Child in Louisiana

Investigators in Louisiana say a man wanted for molesting a child could be in Knoxville. 27-year-old John Drohan’s last known address was in Knoxville. Police in Shreveport Louisiana say Drohan is facings three counts of child molestation. He’s described as 6’0″ 183 pounds. If you have any information on his whereabouts you’re asked to call…MORE

Powell High School Cleared After Reports of Possible Gunfire

Powell High School Cleared After Reports of Possible Gunfire

The Principal at Powell High School says it was an air conditioner that sent the school into lockdown Tuesday. Principal Chad Smith says an electrical disruption caused four to six popping sounds in an air conditioner that was being serviced. The School Resource Officer on site and several other individuals heard the sounds and thought…MORE

Missing Crossville Teen Nevaeh Stephens

Missing Crossville Teen Nevaeh Stephens

Police asking for help finding a runaway from Crossville. Nevaeh Stephens was last seen Friday at her home on West lake Road. She’s 14-years-old 5’4″ 125 pounds with dark brown hair and red highlights. She was last seen wearing a light gray striped top with jeans. If you have any information on her whereabouts you’re…MORE

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