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Abortion Clinics Challenging TN’s 48 Hour Waiting Period

Abortion Clinics Challenging TN’s 48 Hour Waiting Period

(AP) – A federal judge is set to hear opening statements in a lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period before abortions. In Nashville, lawyers for five of the state’s seven abortion clinics will try Monday to prove the law places an undue burden on women seeking abortions. Tennessee is one of 14 states with laws…MORE

West Town Mall Re-Opens After Fire in Food Court

West Town Mall Re-Opens After Fire in Food Court

2nd Update: West Town Mall, including it’s food court, has re-opened following following a fire in the food court this morning. The Knoxville Fire Department says the call came in at 11 a.m. The sprinkler system contained the fire and crews were able to to extinguish flames. No injuries reported. Update: Anchor stores at West…MORE

Inmate Got Away in Stolen Car in Jefferson County

Inmate Got Away in Stolen Car in Jefferson County

Authorities in Jefferson County are searching for an inmate who escaped in a stolen car. They say 35-year-old Jason Carr broke into the Jefferson County School Bus Garage around 11:00 Thursday morning and took off in a ’99 red Chevy Impala. Carr was last seen on Highway 25 near Deep Springs Road. He was being…MORE

FBI Offering $1,000 Reward for Information on Drug Fugitive

FBI Offering $1,000 Reward for Information on Drug Fugitive

The FBI is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Mahlon Prater. Prater was indicted earlier this month on cocaine conspiracy charges. If convicted he faces up to 20 years in prison. Prater is 5’10” and weighs 165 pounds and goes by the streetname, “Moe”. He is known to…MORE

East Tennessee Counties Eligible for Flood Relief

East Tennessee Counties Eligible for Flood Relief

There is more help for people impacted by the historic floods earlier this year. The Federal Department of Agriculture is giving out grants to people impacted by flooding across East Tennessee. The money is to help with repairs for homes and businesses damaged by the flooding. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann says grants totaling $150 Million will…MORE

State Investigating Particles Falling in Anderson County Near Bull Run

State Investigating Particles Falling in Anderson County Near Bull Run

Some residents living near a coal-fired power plant in Clinton have asked the state to investigate unidentified particles they say are coating their homes. Fine particles have fallen from the sky onto cars, driveways and mailboxes near the Tennessee Valley Authority Bull Run Fossil Plant. Residents worry the substance may be coal ash. The Tennessee…MORE

Endangered Child Alert Issued in West TN

Endangered Child Alert Issued in West TN

Authorities searching for a teen out of West Tennessee. The TBI issued an Endangered Child Alert for 16-year-old Gregory Shelton out of Haywood County Tennessee, that’s near Jackson. Officials say Shelton has a medical condition and doesn’t have his medication. Anyone with information that could help find Shelton should call the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office…MORE

Knox County Mayor Returns to the Wrestling Ring: VIDEO

Knox County Mayor Returns to the Wrestling Ring: VIDEO

The Knox County Mayor returned to his previous career for a few minutes Monday night.  Glenn Jacobs, known as Kane to wrestling fans, appeared near the end of WWE Monday Night Raw, which was staged at Thompson Boling Arena on the University of Tennessee campus and broadcast live on the USA Network.   See Kane, also known…MORE

Wounded Soldiers Biking 101 Miles Later this Month

Wounded Soldiers Biking 101 Miles Later this Month

(AP) – A group of wounded soldiers from Army posts in Kentucky and Georgia are biking 101 miles beginning at Fort Campbell later this month. Fort Campbell says the event is called “Where Heroes Rendezvous” and will begin on Sept. 27. The ride will include more than 70 wounded, ill and injured soldiers from Fort…MORE

Man Dead in Officer Involved Shooting in Elizabethton TN

Man Dead in Officer Involved Shooting in Elizabethton TN

The TBI is on the scene of an officer involved shooting in Elizabethton Tennessee. Officers were on patrol on East Elk Avenue around 2:00 a.m. Monday morning when they spotted a suspicious man. They asked him to identify himself but he took off. They caught up to him on Academy Street. As the officers tried to…MORE

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