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Former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy is Arrested

Former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy is Arrested

A former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy is arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting a handcuffed detainee. 49 year-old Edwin Graybeal was indicted today by a grand jury and charged with one count of Official Misconduct, one count of Official Oppression, and one count of Assault. He turned himself in and was booked into the Washington…MORE

Gang Member Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

Gang Member Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

The DA’s Office gets a forty year prison sentence for a gang member. According to our TV News Partner, WVLT, 28 year-old Christopher Grassia, III pled guilty to Aggravated Kidnapping and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Prosecutors say Grassia has been classified as a member of the White Aryan Resistance. This plea is a result…MORE

Zoo Knoxville $5 Days

Zoo Knoxville $5 Days

Zoo Knoxville is paying it forward by offering $5 general admission tickets when guests bring a donation for Young-Williams Animal Center, Mission of Hope, the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley or Knox County‚Äôs Office on Aging PAWS program. General zoo admission tickets for ages four and up are $5 each and parking is free…MORE

Hunter Injured in Boating Accident on Melton Hill Lake

Hunter Injured in Boating Accident on Melton Hill Lake

Officials with the TWRA say a hunter was seriously injured in a boating incident over the weekend. Officials say three deer hunters were in a small aluminum boat Saturday morning heading to a management area on Melton Hill Lake when they ran aground. 47-year-old Christopher Beckler was at the front using a spotlight to help…MORE

Tornado Hits Tazewell on Halloween

Tornado Hits Tazewell on Halloween

The national weather service confirms a tornado hit Tazewell on Halloween. The EF0 touched down just north of the downtown area around 11:45 yesterday. The width of the tornado was 200 yards. No one was injured and the area impacted was mostly rural and full of trees. Nearby homes could have possible roof damage. Photo…MORE

Morristown Man Arrested on Multiple Narcotics Charges

Morristown Man Arrested on Multiple Narcotics Charges

Morristown Police have arrested a man on multiple narcotics charges. Police seized Methamphetamine, Suspected Marijuana along with other drugs and paraphernalia when they searched the home of Jessie Fox on Henry Street in Morristown. Fox is charged with Possession for Sale and Sale and Delivery of Methamphetamine, Sale and Delivery of Schedule VI and IV…MORE

Man Suspected of Robbing Weigel’s is Arrested

Man Suspected of Robbing Weigel’s is Arrested

The man suspected of robbing Weigel’s at 6532 Maynardville Pike is arrested. According to our TV News Partner, WVLT that store was robbed at gunpoint on October 12th. Richard Whitaker has been charged with aggravated robbery in relation to the incident after a Weigel’s employee said he approached the counter, pulled out a gun and…MORE

Construction Closing Broadway Viaduct for Three Years

Construction Closing Broadway Viaduct for Three Years

The bridge that connects North and South Knoxville on Broadway is closing for the next three years. The closure starts Sunday November 3rd. Crews are removing and replacing the Broadway Viaduct. The bridge will be closed from Jackson Avenue to just North of Depot Avenue and Lee Highway. Officials say additional closures will occur as…MORE

2nd Vaping Related Death Reported in Tennessee

2nd Vaping Related Death Reported in Tennessee

State health officials say a second person in Tennessee has died from a vaping-related respiratory illness. The death in West Tennessee was confirmed Thursday by the state Department of Health. No other details about the victim were immediately available. Tennessee’s first confirmed vaping-related death was reported last week. The victim was a 26-year-old Nashville man.…MORE

Burn Ban for City of Sevierville is Lifted

Burn Ban for City of Sevierville is Lifted

The temporary ban on open burning in Sevierville is lifted. The Sevierville Fire Department says the ban has been in effect due to extremely dry conditions and increased fire risk in the area. Fire officials will continue monitoring conditions. Citizens are also reminded that they are required to obtain a permit prior to beginning any…MORE

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Lewis Black at Bijou Theatre

Lewis Black at Bijou Theatre

Lewis Black brings The Joke’s On Us Tour to the Bijou Theatre on Saturday, November 16th! Listen to Bob Yarbrough this week to win tickets!

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!