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Early Voting Ends Next Week for 2020 Primaries

Early Voting Ends Next Week for 2020 Primaries

Early voting is underway in Tennessee for the Presidential Primary. Early voting will end on February 25th. Voters can find information about early voting and voting locations by going to https://knoxcounty.org/election/ You will need to bring a valid photo id to vote. If you miss Tuesday’s deadline for early voting, you may cast your ballot March…MORE

AMBER ALERT: Sullivan County Toddler Evelyn Boswell

AMBER ALERT: Sullivan County Toddler Evelyn Boswell

The TBI is asking for help finding a toddler missing from Sullivan County. 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell was reported Missing Tuesday, but was last seen around Christmas. The details of her disappearance have not been released. If you have any information on her whereabouts you’re asked to call police. AMBER ALERT: We need your help to…MORE

Lawsuit Filed Against Owner of Kingston Academy for Rape Allegation

Lawsuit Filed Against Owner of Kingston Academy for Rape Allegation

A $4.5 million lawsuit is filed against the owners of Kingston Academy for rape allegation. According to our TV News Partner, WVLT, a mother says her child was “repeatedly and violently” raped in a bathroom by an employee and another student while her child was boarding there. The suit accuses Sequel Schools of knowingly allowing…MORE

Death Row Inmate on Death Watch Ahead of Execution

Death Row Inmate on Death Watch Ahead of Execution

Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Sutton is on death watch. The Tennessee Department of Correction says Sutton was moved to a cell next to the execution chamber early today (Tuesday) where he’ll be under 24-hour surveillance. The 58-year-old is scheduled to be executed Thursday for killing a fellow inmate. Sutton also committed three other murders…MORE

Cocke County Corrections Officer Shot and Killed by Greeneville Officers

Cocke County Corrections Officer Shot and Killed by Greeneville Officers

The TBI is investigating after an off-duty Cocke County corrections officer was fatally shot by police in Greeneville. Officials say 29-year-old Travis Mullins was involved in a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store Monday night. Investigators says Mullins targeted a woman he had been dating. Greeneville Police responded to investigate.…MORE

East TN Woman Aboard Quarantined Cruise Ship Tests Positive for Coronavirus

East TN Woman Aboard Quarantined Cruise Ship Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An East Tennessee couple trapped on a cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the Coronavirus. Dr. Arnold and Jeannie Hopland will remain quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess after Jeannie tested positive for the virus. There were two chartered flights back to the U.S. Sunday if they tested negative. Arnold plans to stay with…MORE

Coronavirus Impacts Knoxville Woman, Now Living in China

Coronavirus Impacts Knoxville Woman, Now Living in China

A Knoxville woman, now living in Guangzhou, China, says she’s doing everything possible to ward off the Coronavirus.  Kymberle Kaser left Knoxville late last year to teach in China.  She says the province where she now lives is the second hardest hit area, behind only the Wuhan Province, where the Coronavirus is thought to have…MORE

Crash Shuts Down I-75 N in Campbell County

Crash Shuts Down I-75 N in Campbell County

I-75 North is shutdown in Campbell County after a crash involving multiple semis and passenger vehicles. The accident is at Mile Marker 157, about four miles from the border with Kentucky. The crash was reported around 6:00 a.m. and the roadway is expected to be closed for several hours. Mark Nagi with TDOT says four…MORE

Two Sullivan County Constables are Charged with Assault and Official Misconduct

Two Sullivan County Constables are Charged with Assault and Official Misconduct

Two Sullivan County Constables are charged with Assault and Official Misconduct. The charges stem from a TBI investigation into these allegations for 83 year-old Ralph King and 62 year-old Marshall Buckner who agents says assaulted an employee at a Kingsport business in February of last year. Last month, the Sullivan County Grand Jury returned indictments…MORE

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