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Victim Identified in Overnight Shooting Death, Suspect in Custody

Victim Identified in Overnight Shooting Death, Suspect in Custody

The victim in an overnight shooting is identified. 21 year-old Sage McElroy was shoot in her car just after midnight at the 7900 block of Gleason Drive. Officials say 22-year-old Caelan Greenfield called 9-1-1 to report he shot his girlfriend overnight. Greenfield had left the scene when officers arrived and McElroy was found dead in…MORE

Murder Suspect in Custody Accused of Shooting Girlfriend Overnight

Murder Suspect in Custody Accused of Shooting Girlfriend Overnight

A Knoxville man is in custody accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend. Officials say 22-year-old Caelan Greenfield called 9-1-1 to report he shot his girlfriend Friday morning. Officers responded to the 7900 block of Gleason Drive around 12:30 a.m. Greenfield had left the scene and the 21-year-old woman was found dead in her vehicle.…MORE

MEDIC in Immediate Need of O Positive Blood

MEDIC in Immediate Need of O Positive Blood

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Need for O Positive Donations. MEDIC has less than a 1-day supply of O Positive in inventory. This is a national-level shortage. You must have an appointment to donate and that can be made can be made online at www.medicblood.org. MEDIC is requiring all donors to wear a mask…MORE

Family Says Roane County Man Has Been Missing 2 Weeks

Family Says Roane County Man Has Been Missing 2 Weeks

Roane County authorities are searching for a man missing two weeks. 31-year-old Robert “Quenton” McCullough was last seen October 7th near Winton Chapel Road around 1:00 in the morning. If you’ve seen McCullough you’re asked to call the Roane County Sheriff’s Office at (865) 717-4709 and ask to speak with a detective. If after hours you…MORE

Tennessee Department of Health Releases Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution When Available

Tennessee Department of Health Releases Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution When Available

The Tennessee Department of Health today (Wednesday) announced the state’s infrastructure plan for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. TDH in coordination with other state and local agencies submitted an initial draft of the COVID-19 Vaccination Plan for Tennessee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on October 16, 2020. “We assure Tennesseans that safe, effective and approved…MORE

Police Arrest Two Suspects in a Double Homicide

Police Arrest Two Suspects in a Double Homicide

Two suspects are in custody after a double homicide on Ben Hur Avenue in August. 29-year-old Jamaica Greenlee and 48-year-old Robert Andrade were found dead on the scene August 9th. A 17-year-old male was arrested Friday, but is not being identified because of his age. Yesterday, KPD officers and US Marshals arrested 20-year-old Eli Mostella…MORE

Gov Lee Expected to Extend Measure Allowing Local Mask Mandates

Gov Lee Expected to Extend Measure Allowing Local Mask Mandates

Governor Bill Lee intends to extend an executive order that allows the majority of Tennessee’s counties the option to require face coverings. The measure is set to expire at the end of the October. Gillum Ferguson, Lee’s spokesman, confirmed Monday the executive order will be extended until the end of the year. Regardless of the…MORE

1 Resigned Another Dismissed Over Allegations of Wrongdoing in Knox Co Govt

1 Resigned Another Dismissed Over Allegations of Wrongdoing in Knox Co Govt

Two officials are no longer with the Knox County Government after allegations of wrongdoing. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs accepted the resignation of his Chief of Staff Bryan Hair and dismissed Senior Director of Parks and Recreation Paul White. A release says White declined the opportunity to resign. The Comptroller’s Office is investigating allegations of…MORE

Body Recovered After Fatal Boating Accident on Norris Lake

Body Recovered After Fatal Boating Accident on Norris Lake

Officials are investigating after a fatal boating accident on Norris Lake. The TWRA was called to the Big Creek area for an explosion and fire around 11:00 p.m. Saturday. The victim has not been identified, but is said to be a 51-year-old man from Norris Tennessee. A boat crashed into the shoreline and became fully engulfed…MORE

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Blackstock Avenue

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Blackstock Avenue

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on Blackstock Avenue overnight. The call came in just after midnight. The crash happened on Blackstock near Hannah Avenue. It was a single vehicle crash. Investigators say the rider appeared to speeding on the road and lost control of the bike. The man was pronounced dead on the…MORE

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