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TDOT Salt Truck Involved in Early Morning Crash

Officials blaming a fuel spill for the delays along I-75 North this morning. A TDOT salt truck was involved in an accident on I-75 just north of East Raccoon Valley Road. It happened early this morning around 3:30, well before the snow and ice moved in. Multiple vehicles were involved including the salt truck and…MORE

Man Killed After Trying to Stop Domestic Assault

Man Killed After Trying to Stop Domestic Assault

Officials say a man who stepped in to help a woman is dead after a shooting Monday night in Fountain City. Officials described it as a domestic dispute, but now say 30-year-old John Taylor assaulted his ex-girlfriend and choked her until she was unconscious. Witnesses say another man, Kelton Crawford, stepped up to help the woman…MORE

Sex Offender Sought for Violation of Probation

Sex Offender Sought for Violation of Probation

Knoxville Police are looking for a Registered Sex Offender who violated his parole. Police arrested James Josey just last week, accused of watching women shower at a gym in Knoxville. He was released Thursday, but since then two warrants were issued for violating probation. Police believe he may be homeless frequenting Cherry Street and the…MORE

Powell Mother Asking for Help Finding Daughter

Powell Mother Asking for Help Finding Daughter

A Powell mother is pleading of Facebook for help finding her daughter. Tabitha Kruzic says her 15-year-old daughter, Jaiden, has been missing since Thursday. Jaiden was last seen 5:00 p.m. Thursday at Powell Elementary School. Tabitha says Jaiden got in trouble at school and never came home. Tabitha believes she may be with a group of…MORE

Missing Oak Ridge Teen

Missing Oak Ridge Teen

The Oak Ridge Police Department is asking for help finding a missing teen. 17-year-old Devin Davis was last seen on January 8th. Officials say he was reported missing by his legal guardian and may be in the Campbell County/LaFollette area. Anyone with any information is asked to call police.MORE

AMBER ALERT for Autistic Kentucky Child

Authorities issued an Amber Alert early this morning for a missing 10-year-old boy out of Cadiz Kentucky. Isaih Boren is autistic and requires medication. Authorities say Isaih was allowed to leave with Issac Chamberlain, but hasn’t been returned. Cadiz is just of I-24 in Western Kentucky. Isaih has brown hair and black eyes. Is 4’1”…MORE

Tennessee Vols Rise to #1

Tennessee Vols Rise to #1

For just the second time in school history, the University of Tennessee basketball team is ranked number one in the nation. The Vols jumped from three to one after a couple of wins last week and losses by Duke and Michigan losses.  Duke is number two and Virginia is number three. The last time Tennessee…MORE

“Traveling Bandit” has Robbed Banks in at Least 6 States Including Tennessee

“Traveling Bandit” has Robbed Banks in at Least 6 States Including Tennessee

FBI Agents in six states are working to determine whether one man is responsible for a string of bank robberies from Tennessee to Utah. The robber first struck in December in Florida. Five days later, he is believed to have robbed another bank North Carolina. On January 4th, 2019, he robbed a bank in nearby…MORE

Gun Ban at TN Capitol to Continue Under Gov Lee

Gun Ban at TN Capitol to Continue Under Gov Lee

Gov.-elect Bill Lee says he’ll continue to keep guns banned in the Tennessee Capitol when he takes over the top office later this week. Lee tells The Daily Memphian he won’t change the current policy put into place by outgoing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. People with state-issued handgun carry permits will still be allowed to…MORE

KFD Responds to Early Morning House Fire

KFD Responds to Early Morning House Fire

Just before 6:00 this morning, the Knox County 911 center was alerted to a house on fire on Woodbine Ave. near N. Harrison Street.  A neighbor reported the fire. On arrival, KFD found heavy fire on the 1st floor, which quickly spread to the 2nd floor and attic. This is a 2 story 2400 square…MORE

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Sporting Clay Tournament

Sporting Clay Tournament

NewsTalk 98.7 is proud to sponsor Dayton Pest Control’s Sporting Clay Tournament benefitting Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, taking place March 8th, 2019!

Henry Cho at Knoxville Christian School

Henry Cho at Knoxville Christian School

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Christian School to present Comedian Henry Cho, performing live on Friday, March 1st, 2019! Listen to The Phil Show this week to win tickets!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Cumulus Media is proud to sponsor Game On Against Cancer, taking place Friday, March 1st, 2019 at Wakefield Corporation!

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to give away tickets to shows throughout this year’s season of concerts!