Category Archives: Local News Reel 3

Unwieldy TennCare System Confused Officials, Led to Purge

Unwieldy TennCare System Confused Officials, Led to Purge

(AP) A newspaper investigation says the unwieldy paperwork system behind Tennessee’s low-income health insurance program caused thousands of children to lose coverage. The Tennessean investigation says late, incomplete and unreturned paperwork made it difficult for TennCare to determine eligibility, leading it to drop more children than any other state Medicaid program. Most TennCare coverage is…MORE

Human Remains Found in Smoky Mountains

Human Remains Found in Smoky Mountains

Searchers have found human remains in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The unidentified body was discovered by an off-trail hiker in an area of the park off of Laurel Creek Road and appear to be several months old. The cause of death is under investigation. No further information is available at this time.MORE

Body Found in Smoky Mountains

Searchers have found human remains in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The unidentified body was discovered by an off-trail hiker in an area of the park off of Laurel Creek Road and appear to be several months old. The cause of death is under investigation. No further information is available at this time.MORE

KPD Investigating Possible Stabbing Death

KPD Investigating Possible Stabbing Death

Authorities charged a Knoxville man with aggravated arson and second-degree murder in relation to a fire and reported stabbing at a Southford Drive home that happened on Sunday.  According to court documents, Michael D. Capre is accused of stabbing a woman to death.  Witnesses told police they saw Capre coming out of the home at 2716 Southfork…MORE

Mom Arrested for Endangering Unsupervised Children

Mom Arrested for Endangering Unsupervised Children

A Knoxville mother is arrested and charged with child abuse after allowing her children to run unsupervised through a busy parking lot. According to our TV News Partner, WVLT, officers received several calls from UT Medical Center’s emergency room with concerns about a toddler’s safety saying a Three-year-old was being allowed to run out of…MORE

Drive-by Paintball Arrest

Drive-by Paintball Arrest

Charges are placed against a Knoxville man in drive-by paintball shooting. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nineteen year-old Kohlbe Adams and an unidentified juvenile Wednesday.  Adams is charged with four counts of assault, plus theft and vandalism. One of the victims, Matthew Boles, said he was outside with his daughter working on her vehicle,…MORE

Man and Woman from Cookeville Missing Over a Year

Man and Woman from Cookeville Missing Over a Year

A man and woman out of Cookeville have been missing over a year. The TBI is now asking for help finding them. 40-year-old Kristie Wilson and 47-year-old Henry Wilson have been missing since last May. Their car was found last September abandoned in Fentress County. The TBI says while they have the same last name,…MORE

Machete Killer to Court

Machete Killer to Court

The man accused of killing a hiker with a machete is set for a competency hearing next month. Authorities say 30-year-old James Jordan, known as Sovereign, attacked a man woman hiking on the Appalachian trail in Virginia early this year. Ronald Sanches Jr. was killed. The woman was seriously injured. Weeks before the death, he…MORE

Knoxville Man Facing Attempted Murder in Child Abuse Case

Knoxville Man Facing Attempted Murder in Child Abuse Case

A Knoxville man accused of exposing himself to a minor is now facing Attempted Murder charges. A woman says she caught Devin Lane Sunday behind a closed door with a minor with his pants down. She yelled at him and says he started breaking things in the home. The woman says he then went to…MORE

“Color for Clark” Art Drive Honoring Maryville Boy

“Color for Clark” Art Drive Honoring Maryville Boy

In honor of an 8-year-old killed in Maryville the community is hosting “Color for Clark.” It’s an art supply drive that will go to under-privileged kids and their school. You’re encouraged to drop off new art supplies like markers, crayons, yarn, scissors, glue sticks and more. They’re accepting donations through the 28th. Clark was killed…MORE

Weather

  • Forecast
  • Currents
  • Planner

What's happening

KARM Radiothon

KARM Radiothon

Thank you for tuning in for the 2019 KARM Radiothon! With your help we raised over $43,000 to Knox Area Rescue Ministries!