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Kingsport Woman Facing Murder Charges in Overdose Death

A Kingsport woman is facing murder charges in connection to an overdose death. A Sullivan County woman died in July from heroin laced with fentanyl. Investigators say 38-year-old Tonya Gray sold the woman the drugs. The Sullivan County Grand Jury indicted Gray on one count of Second-Degree Murder plus multiple drug charges. Gray was booked…MORE

Orange and Blue Blood Drive is Underway

Orange and Blue Blood Drive is Underway

It’s the Orange & Blue blood drive and as of now (Tuesday, November 19) we’re losing. Medic Regional Blood Center squares off every year against the Kentucky Blood Center trying to raise the most blood. Kentucky is leading 575 to Medic’s 365. The blood drive runs through Friday and each donation gets a $10 gift…MORE

Protesters Show up at Sevier County Commission Meeting

Protesters Show up at Sevier County Commission Meeting

A Sevier County Commission meeting is set for Monday night but there’s no mention of addressing offensive comments made by Commissioner Warren Hurst last month on the agenda. According to our TV News Partner WVLT Hurst’s comments have spurred protestors, dressed in red, to show up at the meeting.MORE

Police Searching for Alleged Hit and Run Suspect

Police Searching for Alleged Hit and Run Suspect

Police searching for the person who allegedly hit a woman in a crosswalk on Ivy Avenue. Knoxville Police responded to a crash at the intersection of Fern Street and Ivy Avenue yesterday morning. They found a woman suffering from serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police say a white newer model, four-door sedan, possibly a Ford…MORE

Police Asking for Help Identifying Two Robbery Suspects

Police Asking for Help Identifying Two Robbery Suspects

The Knoxville Police Department is asking for your help in identifying two people suspected of stealing from the Kohl’s on Washington Pike. The incident happened last Friday afternoon. Police are looking for a white female with dark hair and a black male with a beard. They left the scene in a gold Chevy Silverado. If…MORE

Expulsion Vote Not Likely for Representative Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Expulsion Vote Not Likely for Representative Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Tennessee’s House speaker says his chamber’s GOP supermajority will not move forward with a possible expulsion vote of a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct decades ago. Speaker Cameron Sexton cited an attorney general’s opinion that says “historical practice, sound policy considerations, and constitutional restraints counsel against expulsion” in the case of Rep. David Byrd, whose…MORE

Principal and Teacher Charged Accused of Dragging Student

Principal and Teacher Charged Accused of Dragging Student

(AP) – A Tennessee principal and special education teacher are accused of dragging a 10-year-old boy through a school hallway by his feet, leaving him with head injuries. Walter Hill Elementary Principal Helen Campbell and teacher Bonnie Marlar were arrested Saturday on child abuse and endangerment charges. Rutherford County sheriff’s records say the dragging was…MORE

Loudon County Burglary Suspect

Loudon County Burglary Suspect

Loudon County authorities are asking for help finding a truck used in a burglary. A business on East Coast Tellico Parkway was burglarized Saturday. A white truck, believed to be a Nissan Frontier extended cab, was spotted on surveillance video. If you have any information on the crime you’re asked to call authorities.MORE

TWRA Investigating After Man Shoots at Bear in Gatlinburg

TWRA Investigating After Man Shoots at Bear in Gatlinburg

The TWRA is investigating after a man shot at a bear in Gatlinburg Thursday night. It happened around 11:30 p.m. outside of the Motel 6. Officials don’t know if the bear was hit or not. The bear ran off into the woods. The man was not injured. The TWRA is in the woods looking for…MORE

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Elton John at Thompson-Boling Arena

Elton John at Thompson-Boling Arena

Elton John brings his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour to Knoxville’s Thompson-Boling Arena on June 6th, 2020! Listen to The Phil Show next week to win tickets to Elton’s final tour!

Pinnacle Business Awards

Pinnacle Business Awards

Knoxville Chamber’s 2020 Pinnacle Business Awards take place February 7, 2020. Tickets are on sale now.

Fantasy of Trees

Fantasy of Trees

Fantasy of Trees takes place November 27th – December 1st at Knoxville Convention Center!

Knoxville Ice Bears

Knoxville Ice Bears

Join us at the rink this year to cheer on the Knoxville Ice Bears as they compete in the 2019 – 2020 season! Listen to win Ice Bears tickets!