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Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

Officials with Knoxville Fire Department are investigating how an early morning fire in East Knoxville started. Crews called to the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue after a 9-1-1 caller advised that a neighboring vacant house was engulfed in flames. The building sustained very heavy fire damage. No injuries have been reported.MORE

Authorities Investigating a Bank Robbery and False Report Call in Blount County

Authorities Investigating a Bank Robbery and False Report Call in Blount County

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery and false call report in Blount County. The Alcoa Police Department says a suspect is in custody after a robbery at CBBC Bank on Topside Road yesterday (Tuesday). The suspect wrecked their motorcycle fleeing and was taken into custody by U.S. Marshal’s. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and APD…MORE

Knoxville Man Takes Police in Two Counties on a Chase

Knoxville Man Takes Police in Two Counties on a Chase

A Knoxville man takes police from multiple counties on a chase which started in Loudon County. That chase ended when 25-year-old Jamal Huley was caught by Knox County Deputies after racking up multiple charges. It started when he was found going a 100 mph on Interstate 75 in Loudon County. Huley was transported to the…MORE

Rural Metro Officials are Investigating a North Knoxville House Fire

Rural Metro Officials are Investigating a North Knoxville House Fire

Rural Metro Fire officials are investigating an early (Monday) morning house fire in North Knoxville. Crews were called to a brush fire in the 8300 block of Jenkins Lane but they found a structure fully engulfed in flames. No one was at home and no injuries were reported.MORE

The Victim in a Deadly Drag Racing Accident on Magnolia Avenue is Identified

The Victim in a Deadly Drag Racing Accident on Magnolia Avenue is Identified

The victim from the fatal drag racing crash on Magnolia Avenue is identified. 65 year-old Michael Williams of New Market died as a result of his injuries in Tuesday’s crash. His two grandchildren, aged 5 and 11, remain in critical but stable condition according to officials with the Knoxville Police Department. The two suspects are…MORE

Drag Racing on Magnolia Avenue Results in Death of One, Critically Injures Two Children

Drag Racing on Magnolia Avenue Results in Death of One, Critically Injures Two Children

The investigation continues by Knoxville Police after two people reportedly drag racing two Dodge Chargers down Magnolia Avenue cause a multiple-vehicle accident that results in the death of one person. It happened yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) near Milligan Street. The two chargers crashed into a Ford Explorer after reportedly running a red light, killing the driver…MORE

The Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

The Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

The Knoxville Fire Department is investigating an East Knoxville fire. Crews responding to Vera Drive after a resident called yesterday (Monday) afternoon saying they tried to put out a fire in their home. When they arrived three adults and a teen were outside and no injuries were reported. The home has sustained heavy fire, smoke…MORE

Knoxville Police Officer Charged with Misdemeanor Theft After Reportedly Taking Items from Another Officer’s Locker

Knoxville Police Officer Charged with Misdemeanor Theft After Reportedly Taking Items from Another Officer’s Locker

A Knoxville Police Department officer is charged and placed on administrative leave following an internal investigation into a theft. A KPD employee reported that several belongings, including some of his gear, was missing from his locker. Reports state KPD Officer Kenno Carlos entered the locker room while on duty and left with the property. A…MORE

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