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Woman Injured Teen Arrested While Target Shooting

A teen is in custody after Knox County deputies say he shot a 63-year-old woman in the stomach. It happened around 6:00 o’clock Sunday night in East Knox County. Janice Inman was taken to the hospital after two brothers, 13 and a 16-years-old, were in the backyard of their home on Hammer Road shooting targets…MORE

Police Investigate Murder in Clarksville

Police Investigate Murder in Clarksville

A murder investigation is underway in Clarksville after a woman was found shot in a car and later died. The shots fired call came in around 8:30 Sunday night near Franklin Street. Officials say the woman, who was in her 20’s, was found in a car nearby. She was rushed to the hospital where she…MORE

KPD Searching for Suspect in Elderly Woman Attack

KPD Searching for Suspect in Elderly Woman Attack

Knoxville Police are searching for a woman accused of injuring an elderly woman in an attempted robbery last month. The 80-year-old woman was heading to her car at the Kroger on North Broadway when the suspect approached her. The victim told the woman she didn’t want to talk and tried to get in her car.…MORE

Dem Candidates for TN Gov Support Marijuana Law Reform

Dem Candidates for TN Gov Support Marijuana Law Reform

(AP) – Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Tennessee House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh are expressing support for eliminating criminal punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana statewide if they are elected governor. The two Democrats, along with Republicans Beth Harwell and Randy Boyd, attended a forum sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association and The…MORE

Honey Smacks Cereal Recall

Honey Smacks Cereal Recall

A new recall this morning. If you have any boxes of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks you need to check your box to see if it needs tossed out. The company announced a voluntary recall of the cereal yesterday for salmonella. It’s in effect for the 15.3 and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks. The boxes…MORE

Rape Charges for Former Chattanooga Bus Driver

Rape Charges for Former Chattanooga Bus Driver

Johnthony Walker, the man convicted in the 2016 Hamilton County school bus crash that killed 6 students, has been arrested on an aggravated rape charge in Nashville. According to the arrest report Walker admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old on five occasions. He was staying with the victim’s family for the last few months…MORE

KPD Searching for Robbery Suspect

KPD Searching for Robbery Suspect

Knoxville Police believe the man who robbed the Cash Express in Bearden Monday snatched a woman’s purse last week. A woman was shopping at the Aldi on Schaad Road last Wednesday (June 6th) when a man grabbed her purse from the cart. She says he got in a blue Honda CRV and fled the scene.…MORE

KPD searching for two construction site thieves

KPD searching for two construction site thieves

KPD is searching for two men who stole thousands of dollars worth of building materials from a construction site in West Knoxville. Surveillance cameras caught two men stealing on Saturday, June 2nd from a new assisted living center construction site on Westland Dr. Investigators are looking for two men and a mid-2000’s Toyota Tacoma pickup…MORE

Suspect in Violent Home Invasion

Suspect in Violent Home Invasion

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying the suspect in a violent home invasion last month. Investigators say a man broke into a home in North Knox County, assaulted the resident and stole her car. The robbery happened May 29th around 2:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of Dry gap Pike. The…MORE

Check Into Cash Robbery

Check Into Cash Robbery

Knox County authorities are investigating a robbery at a check cashing business over the weekend. Around noon on Saturday a man robbed the Check into Cash on Maynardville Pike. He had a handgun and demanded money from the employee. He fled the scene in a 90’s Mint Green Mazda Protege. The suspect is described as a…MORE

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KARM Dragon Boat Festival

KARM’s 16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is a fun, family-friendly event in which dedicated participants, volunteers, and sponsors raise money to support homeless men, women, and children in our community.