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Endangered Child Alert for 2 Cookeville Girls

Endangered Child Alert for 2 Cookeville Girls

An Endangered Child Alert has been issued for a two girls out of Cookeville. 10-month-old Rayah Smith and 2-year-old Marlee Smith were last seen Friday. Both girls have brown hair and blue eyes. The TBI believes the children are traveling in a black 2010 Chevy Cobalt, tag number 5M5-0X7. Anyone with information on the case…MORE

Morristown PD Looking for Missing Man

Morristown PD Looking for Missing Man

Morristown Police investigators are searching for a missing 26-year-old man. Nicholas Ryan Williams was last seen walking from his home on Rosedale Avenue June 7th. Nicholas is a white male, 6’0” tall with brown hair and brown eyes. Nicholas is not wanted for a crime; police and his family just want to confirm that he…MORE

KPD Uncovers Over 300 Pounds of Cocaine at West Knoxville Business

KPD Uncovers Over 300 Pounds of Cocaine at West Knoxville Business

A KPD K-9 unit sniffed out over 300 pounds of cocaine at a West Knoxville business last week. Management at the business called in a suspicious package last Thursday and Officer John Martin and his partner Benny identified it as containing narcotics. Their search uncovered 144 Kilos (317 pounds) of powder cocaine. Police believe the…MORE

Maryville Father & Son Killed in Murder Suicide

Maryville Father & Son Killed in Murder Suicide

A tragic story from Maryville Monday. An 8-year-old and his father are dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Savannah Village Drive. The boy’s parents were separated and the home was up for sale. A home inspector showed up to compete an inspection when he heard an alarm and spotted smoke. First responders say the home…MORE

Karns Fire Sends Firefighter to Hospital

Karns Fire Sends Firefighter to Hospital

One firefighter sent to the hospital after a blaze in Karns early Monday morning. Crews were called out to the Oak Ridge Estates around 2:00 a.m. for a mobile home fire. Officials say the firefighter was looking for victims when he fell through the floor. The firefighter was taken to the hospital and has already…MORE

Body of Missing Toddler Found at Cummins Falls

Body of Missing Toddler Found at Cummins Falls

Search crews have found the body of a 2-year-old who went missing swimming at Cummins Falls State Park Sunday. Jackson County search crews were back out Monday morning looking for the boy. Flash flooding made the falls dangerous and 63 people had to be rescued after the sudden rush of water. The 2-year-old was the…MORE

Missing Elderly Knox County Woman

Missing Elderly Knox County Woman

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing elderly woman. Linda Wallace was last seen leaving her home on Pilgrim Road, in the Mascot community, Wednesday. Linda drives a black 2016 Toyota Corolla tag Y75-70T. She’s diagnosed with Dementia and is likely without needed medication. If you have any information on…MORE

Knoxville Police Trying to Identify Home Invasion Suspect

Knoxville Police Trying to Identify Home Invasion Suspect

Investigators need your help identifying a man wanted for a Home Invasion. KPD has security video showing a white man, about five feet nine inches tall, wearing blue jeans and no shirt who broke into a residence on Clinton Hwy while the family slept Sunday night. He used a crowbar he found in the yard…MORE

KY Woman Disappears with Daughter

KY Woman Disappears with Daughter

Police in Kentucky are searching for a woman with ties to Tennessee who disappeared with her toddler. Logan County Authorities are searching for 32-year-old Amanda Otero. She didn’t show up to a custody hearing for her daughter. The father fears they may have fled the state. Authorities say Otero has ties to Tennessee, Alabama and…MORE

3 Children Sent to Hospital in Bus Crash

3 Children Sent to Hospital in Bus Crash

Children in the hospital after a bus crash shutdown Emory Road Wednesday morning at Heiskell Avenue. Officials say 36 children were on board. Three kids plus one adult were sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Two people were trapped in a car involved in the accident. One was sent to the hospital and is expected…MORE

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