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2 Dead 1 Critical After Anderson County Fire

2 Dead 1 Critical After Anderson County Fire

The TBI is investigating a fatal house fire in Anderson County. Two people killed a third person was sent to the hospital. Fire crews got the call around 5:30 yesterday to Scott Brogan Lane. A woman who came out of the home is in critical condition. Once flames were extinguished two bodies were discovered inside.…MORE

Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

A bank robbery suspect is in custody. Officials say no customers were at the TN-Connect Credit Union in Seymour Monday morning when the robbery happened. Authorities say the man approached tellers and demanded money. A deputy spotted the suspect as he left and a chase ensued. The FBI announced the suspect was picked up Monday…MORE

FBI Looking for Suspect in Credit Card Theft

FBI Looking for Suspect in Credit Card Theft

The FBI is asking for your help trying to locate a woman accused of using a stolen check card. Officials say thieves smashed the window of a car outside a Knox County daycare last week and took credit cards, checks and more. Officials say the suspects cashed thousands of dollars using the stolen checks. They…MORE

Middle TN Teacher Accused of Relationship with Student

Middle TN Teacher Accused of Relationship with Student

A Middle Tennessee high school teacher is charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Solicitation of a Minor. 35-year-old Douglas Richmond was arrested Tuesday. Officials were called to Gallatin High School when the principal learned about an alleged relationship between a student and Richmond. The teenager told police she and Richmond were texting for…MORE

Murder Suspect Arrested After Seymour Standoff

Murder Suspect Arrested After Seymour Standoff

Police say a man wanted for murder barricaded himself inside of a strangers home in Seymour. 33-year-old Brandon Miller was eventually arrested after a standoff that lasted for hours Tuesday. Neighbors living near Curley Lane and Garners Landing in Seymour were told to stay inside. However, hours before the standoff, one neighbor off Maples Road said…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

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

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

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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!