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KPD: Acid Spill on North Peters Road Prompting Additional Road Closures

KPD: Acid Spill on North Peters Road Prompting Additional Road Closures

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) UPDATE 2:00 P.M.: Multiple agencies are on the scene and a stretch of Kingston Pike is closed to traffic as cleanup is underway following a tractor-trailer spill Monday morning on North Peters Road. Knoxville Fire Department officials say crews responded at approximately 11:45 Monday morning, confirming that the truck spilled hydrochloric acid…MORE

Tennessee’s Senators Calling for President Biden to Resign
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Tennessee’s Senators Calling for President Biden to Resign

Tennessee’s two United States Senators are calling for President Joe Biden to resign after making the announcement he will no longer seek to run for re-election. Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty each say Biden should resign immediately if he isn’t capable of running for re-election. Biden says he is intent on completing his term.…MORE

President Biden Announces He Will Not Run for Re-Election

President Biden Announces He Will Not Run for Re-Election

President Biden announced Sunday that he will suspend his 2024 re-election campaign amid mounting pressure from within the Democratic Party for the president to end his 2024 bid after a disastrous debate performance last month. The unprecedented announcement came as an increasing number of Democrat lawmakers had begun to publicly call for Biden to step…MORE

Knoxville Police Recover Guns and Drugs Following Traffic Stop

Knoxville Police Recover Guns and Drugs Following Traffic Stop

Knoxville, Tn (WOKI) Drugs and guns are confiscated and a felon with multiple prior convictions is off the streets following a traffic stop Wednesday, July 17 in Knoxville. Knoxville Police Department officials say CERT officers stopped a car in the area of Summit Hill Drive and Hill Avenue. KPD says the stop resulted in officers…MORE

A Former Jacksboro Police Department Employee is Facing Theft of Vienna Sausages and Vandalism Charges Against the City’s Vice Mayor
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A Former Jacksboro Police Department Employee is Facing Theft of Vienna Sausages and Vandalism Charges Against the City’s Vice Mayor

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (WVLT) – A former Jacksboro Police Department employee, Joseph Weaver, is facing charges, accused of stealing cans of Vienna sausages to vandalize the home of Jimmy Snodgrass, the city’s vice mayor. An affidavit obtained by WVLT News outlines the entire event from the eyes of Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Tosha Tackett. Tackett…MORE

Campbell County Deputies Investigating after Finding Body, Sheriff’s Office Says

Campbell County Deputies Investigating after Finding Body, Sheriff’s Office Says

Campbell County, TN (WOKI) An investigation is underway in Campbell County after a body is found along a highway. Officials with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office say the office, together with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, is investigating after finding a body Wednesday along Highway 25. The body was reportedly found near Highway 90. As…MORE

Morgan Wallen Adds Second Neyland Stadium Show

Morgan Wallen Adds Second Neyland Stadium Show

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) Due to overwhelming demand, Knoxville native and country music superstar, Morgan Wallen, is adding a second show at Neyland Stadium. Tickets for Wallen’s first concert on Sunday, September 22, sold out Wednesday morning in about an hour. Wallen’s second show at Neyland Stadium is set for Friday, September 20; tickets go on…MORE

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