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Rubber Roof Ripped Off Building Downtown

Rubber Roof Ripped Off Building Downtown

A rubber roof blew off an apartment complex in downtown Knoxville. Crews were called in Thursday night to the 1100 Studio Apartments on Lula Powell Drive for reports of a collapsed roof. They found the rubber membrane and some metal flashing had blown off of two buildings. About 150 different units were affected. No injuries…MORE

Diver Who Rescued Thai Soccer Team Rescued from TN Cave

Diver Who Rescued Thai Soccer Team Rescued from TN Cave

One of the divers who helped saved the Thailand soccer team trapped in a cave last June, had to be rescued from a cave near Jackson Tennessee. Authorities say Josh Bratchley was with a group of tourists from the UK exploring the Mill Pond Cave near Jackson. The group went for a dive around 3:00…MORE

2 Dead 1 Injured in Tanger Outlet Shooting

2 Dead 1 Injured in Tanger Outlet Shooting

Two dead another injured in a shooting at the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville. Investigators say 21-year-old Leon Jones from the Seiverville area shot and killed 24-year-old Olivia Cunningham and injured 75-year-old John Marr. Jones later shot and killed himself. The shooting was over by the time officers arrived. Marr is at UT Medical Center in critical but…MORE

Illegal Immigrant Wanted in Fatal Hit and Run

Illegal Immigrant Wanted in Fatal Hit and Run

Knoxville Police say they’re looking for an illegal alien wanted for a fatal hit-and-run last week. Debbie Burgess was killed in the accident on Pleasant Ridge Road. Authorities say Juan Francisco was driving a Dodge pickup near Custom Foods when he hit Burgess and drove off. Francisco has a history of criminal offenses, including a…MORE

KPD Searching for GA Murder Suspect After Knoxville Shooting

KPD Searching for GA Murder Suspect After Knoxville Shooting

A murder suspect from Georgia is still on the run this morning in Knoxville. Two people were shot Sunday night on Cedar Lane. Police say 29-year-old Victor Parsons shot a woman and a 2-year-old girl. They were rushed to UT Hospital in serious condition. Parsons vehicle was spotted on Cherry Street, but when officers tried…MORE

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

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

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

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Thank you for tuning in for the 2019 KARM Radiothon! With your help we raised over $43,00 to Knox Area Rescue Ministries!

Pinnacle Business Awards

Pinnacle Business Awards

Join NewsTalk 98.7 for the15th annual Pinnacle Business Awards, taking place on April 26th, 2019 at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Dogwood Arts April Celebration

Dogwood Arts April Celebration

Throughout the month of April join Dogwood Arts in celebrating the start of Spring with various community events all around Knoxville!

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Join Cumulus Media for the Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic benefiting Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at Avalon Golf & Country Club!