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Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing

Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing

An investigation is underway into a fatal stabbing that happened Saturday night in East Knox County. Authorities say 22 year old Robert Logan is charged with second degree murder in the case. Investigators say Logan and the victim, 37 year old Adam Cole, were fighting at a home on East Governor John Sevier Highway when…MORE

Blood Donations Urgently Needed

Blood Donations Urgently Needed

The need for a specific type of blood donations is at a critical level in East Tennessee. Medic Regional Blood Center says they urgently need donors of “O” positive and “O” negative blood. A Medic spokesperson says the need for type “O” donations increases during the warmer months, which has led to a shortage. Visit…MORE

Missing Knox County Man

Missing Knox County Man

Knox County authorities are looking for a missing 73-year-old diabetic veteran. Rob Jiordano walked away from his home on Clinton Highway around 10:00 o’clock Monday morning. Family believes he has un-diagnosed dementia and say he left without a cellphone. Jiordano is insulin dependent. He’s 5-foot 5 about 170 pounds with balding gray hair and was…MORE

Hiker Known as “Sovereign” Arrested and Charged with Murder

Hiker Known as “Sovereign” Arrested and Charged with Murder

One person is dead another is injured after a man attacked them on the Appalachian Trail. It happened Friday and James Jordan was arrested Saturday on one count of Murder and another for Assault. In April, Jordan, who goes by the name “Sovereign” was arrested in Unicoi County for Drug Possession and Criminal Impersonation. He…MORE

Missing 12-Year-Old Morristown Teen Found Safe

Missing 12-Year-Old Morristown Teen Found Safe

Officials say 12-year-old Elizaida Lugo has returned home safe. Previous Story Police in Morristown are asking for help finding a missing 12-year-old girl. Elizaida Lugo was reported missing Tuesday night from her mother’s home on Marshall Avenue. Elizaida is 5-foot tall 128 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. They say she may be wearing…MORE

1 Killed Another Injured in I-40 Wrong Way Crash

1 Killed Another Injured in I-40 Wrong Way Crash

Knoxville Police are investigating after a wrong-way driver killed a man on I-40 Saturday morning. Officials say 30-year-old Kara Wakefield was headed the wrong way on I-40 West near I-640 around 5:30. She crashed head on into 56-year-old Darrell Guilliams, who was pronounced dead on the scene. Wakefield was rushed to UT Medical Center with…MORE

Police Chase Ends in Fountain City Duck Pond

A man is in custody after police had to fish a car out of the Fountain City duck pond Sunday. Residents reported a man sitting in a car parked at stop sign Willow Way Drive and Cedar Lane. When officers arrived they say 31-year-old Jackie Strong reached for his waist band and sped off. Police…MORE

Additional Measles Cases Identified in East Tennessee

Additional Measles Cases Identified in East Tennessee

Two additional cases of measles have been identified in East Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health says the total number of confirmed cases now stands at three. The new cases are associated with the measles case confirmed two weeks ago and were identified as part of the state’s ongoing investigation. The state did not identify…MORE

KPD Pried Unconscious Infant from Father’s Arms

KPD Pried Unconscious Infant from Father’s Arms

A baby is recovering after police say they had to pry the infant from his father’s hands. Authorities say 28-year-old Keotric Tucker grabbed his son after he tried to throw a woman into a large steel smoker saying “he wanted to see her burn”. Police say Tucker grabbed the child, Elijah Tucker, and began to…MORE

SCHOOL VOUCHER BILL PASSES STATE HOUSE

SCHOOL VOUCHER BILL PASSES STATE HOUSE

One of Governor Bill Lee’s most controversial platforms, school vouchers, passed the Tennessee House Tuesday after a delayed vote.  The vote was originally deadlock at 49 for and 49 against. Rep. Jason Zachary of Knoxville eventually changed his vote for a 50-48 approval. The legislation now heads to the state Senate.  The bill proposes to give…MORE

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