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Knoxville Woman Charged with Assaulting 4 Minors

Knoxville Woman Charged with Assaulting 4 Minors

A Knoxville woman is accused of attacking four children with a knife. Police were called to the 100 block of Burwell Avenue Saturday night around 7:00 o’clock. Officers found four victims, all minors, and two were only 12-years-old. All four were taken to Children’s Hospital. They had laceration wounds and other non-critical injuries. 57-year-old Tracy…MORE

Washington County Man Accused of Setting Wife on Fire

Washington County Man Accused of Setting Wife on Fire

A Washington County man is accused of dousing his wife in rubbing alcohol and setting her on fire. Deputies were called to the Franklin Woods Hospital Monday. The woman had second and third degree burns across her head, arms and torso. She was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Burn Unit. Investigators say 35-year-old Todd…MORE

Clinton Man Accused of Videoing Men in Bathroom at Thompson Boling

Clinton Man Accused of Videoing Men in Bathroom at Thompson Boling

A Clinton man is accused of videoing men using the restroom at Thompson Boling Arena during the WWE event Monday night. Tyler Bolinger was arrested and charged with disseminating unlawful photographs and public intoxication. Officials say he was in the bathroom taking videos of other men and Snapchatting them. Investigators say one of the videos…MORE

UT’s Iconic Rock is Going Live

UT’s Iconic Rock is Going Live

The University of Tennessee plans to take action to stop hate speech from being painted on the rock in the future. UT’s Chancellor says “Hate aimed at one Vol is aimed at all Vols, We are committed to responding decisively and peacefully as a Volunteer community.” UTPD has increased patrols in the area. They are…MORE

Searching for Body After Possible Drowning on TN River

Searching for Body After Possible Drowning on TN River

Knoxville Police are searching for a body after a possible drowning Tuesday night. A group of people were swimming near Scottish Pike Park in South Knoxville. One of the individuals was walking along the Railroad Bridge between Neyland and Lake Loudon over the Tennessee River. Witnesses say the person jumped from the bridge, but never…MORE

Burn Ban Issued in Sevier County

Burn Ban Issued in Sevier County

Fire officials in Sevier County have issued a temporary burn ban.  Authorities are asking residents to avoid lighting any fires or open burns. Fire officials in the county say dry weather has created conditions where open burning is too hazardous.  The burn ban will stay in effect until there is significant rainfallMORE

Missing Knox County Woman Found Safe

Missing Knox County Woman Found Safe

Knox County officials say Mayra Orozco has been found safe. Previous Story Knox County authorities are asking for help finding a missing woman. 22-year-old Mayra Orozco was last seen Saturday morning in the Halls area. Officials say she suffers from a schizophrenia and has not had her medication. Orozco is described as 5’0″ tall, 100…MORE

Boat Explosion and Marina Fire in Middle TN

Boat Explosion and Marina Fire in Middle TN

Authorities are still searching for the cause of an explosion that burned a Middle Tennessee marina.  Four boats sunk as a result of the fire, which happened Sunday morning. The TWRA says the Leatherwood Marina on Kentucky Lake in Stewart County went up in flames after a boat exploded about 10:30 Sunday morning. Crews say…MORE

Authorities Say Teen in Stolen Truck Caused Fatal Mascot Rd Wreck

Authorities Say Teen in Stolen Truck Caused Fatal Mascot Rd Wreck

Investigators say a juvenile driving a stolen truck caused the crash that killed a pastor and his wife Tuesday. Officials say 15-year-old Mekiah Davis was driving, with another teen in the car. Davis was trying to pass a dump truck on Mascot Road when he crashed head on into the other vehicle. Ruben and Belinda…MORE

Bullied UT Fan in Florida Receives Scholarship Offer

Bullied UT Fan in Florida Receives Scholarship Offer

The Florida fourth grade boy, bullied when he wore a homemade University of Tennessee t-shirt to school, now has a full scholarship at UT waiting for him. University officials say they will cover his tuition and fees beginning in the fall of 2028, should he decide to attend UT and meet admission requirements.   The…MORE

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