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Murder Charges After Remains Found in Morgan Co

Murder Charges After Remains Found in Morgan Co

A Morgan County man is facing murder charges after a body was found Wednesday morning. Human remains were found under some rocks at the bottom of an embankment near Herbert Shannon Road. Authorities say 50-year-old Wayne Lindsay shot and killed John Hammond at Lindsay’s home on Herbert Shannon Road in November of 2018. The two had…MORE

Knoxville Mosque Says Stabbing was Not a Hate Crime

Knoxville Mosque Says Stabbing was Not a Hate Crime

Leaders at a Knoxville Mosque say a stabbing there Monday was not a hate crime. Authorities say Daniel Porter and Shadab Siddiqi got into an argument at the Annoor Mosque on 13th Street. Police say the argument escalated and Porter stabbed Siddiqi in the chest. Saddiqi was rushed to UT Medical Center for emergency life-saving…MORE

Pedestrian Killed on Pleasant Ridge in Hit and Run

Pedestrian Killed on Pleasant Ridge in Hit and Run

KPD Officers are investigating a deadly hit and run along Pleasant Ridge Road. It happened around 5:00 a.m. Monday morning near Western Avenue. Pleasant Ridge was shutdown while police investigated. KPD Officers are investigating a hit and run fatality involving a pedestrian in the 3600 block of Pleasant Ridge Rd. The road will be completely…MORE

Suspect Dead, 2 Officers Injured in Greeneville Shooting

Suspect Dead, 2 Officers Injured in Greeneville Shooting

A man dead, two officers were injured in a shooting last night in Greeneville. It happened on the 100 block of Mason Street. The TBI is investigating. Officials say the officers were shot taking the suspect into custody. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital. The officers are expected to recover. The investigation is…MORE

KPD Asking for Help Identifying Body

KPD Asking for Help Identifying Body

Knox County authorities are asking for help identifying the body of a woman found along the Tennessee River. The body was found Saturday morning by a fisherman on the embankment near 5100 block of Buckhead Trail. Officials say the body was badly decomposed. Authorities have released an artist rendering of the woman. If you can identify…MORE

Pedestrian Hit on Central Street

Pedestrian Hit on Central Street

A pedestrian was hit by a car near downtown Monday morning. The call came in around 6:30 to South Central Street and Summit Hill Drive. Officers cleared the scene in about 30 minutes. No word on the condition of the pedestrian.MORE

1 Killed 2 Injured in Nightclub Shooting

1 Killed 2 Injured in Nightclub Shooting

Knoxville Police are investigating a deadly shooting at the Vibe Nightclub. One person was killed. Two others were injured and expected to recover. Police were called to the club on North Broadway around 4:00 a.m. The victims’ names have not been released. At 4:10am, Officers responded to a shooting near the Vibe Nightclub at 2630…MORE

Body Found Believed to be Missing Loudon Co Woman

Body Found Believed to be Missing Loudon Co Woman

The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office believes a body found on the Tennessee River is that of a missing woman. Authorities believe it’s the body of 31-year-old Elisha Carpenter, but they’re awaiting forensic test results. The body was found near the Polecat Boat Dock just before 11:00 Thursday night. A fisherman in Loudon County reported the body…MORE

Witness: “Thought the Building had Exploded” After Truck Hits Salon

Witness: “Thought the Building had Exploded” After Truck Hits Salon

(WVLT) — Dispatch confirmed that at least five people were transported to an area hospital after a truck crashed into a Blount County nail salon on March 28 at around 3:30 p.m. The salon, named Nails & Wax, is in a group of businesses on West Broadway Avenue Marilyn Chappell, the owner of The Bridal Gallery,…MORE

Holly Warlick Out as Lady Vols Head Coach

Holly Warlick Out as Lady Vols Head Coach

Holly Warlick is out as the head coach of the Tennessee Lady Vol basketball team. Warlick and the Lady Vols parted ways Wednesday afternoon, just days after the team was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The team hasn’t finished better than 4th place in the SEC since the 2015-16 season. Warlick…MORE

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