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KPD Investigating a Near Fatal Shooting and Shots Fired into a Knox County School Bus

KPD Investigating a Near Fatal Shooting and Shots Fired into a Knox County School Bus

The Knoxville Police Department investigating a near fatal shooting. Police say a woman was shot (Wednesday) afternoon on North Central Street near Atlantic Avenue. Officers responded to the area around 2:45 p.m. and found a crashed vehicle with an unresponsive woman suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was transported to UT Medical Center…MORE

Long Time Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Has Died

Long Time Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Has Died

Talk Show Radio Host Rush Limbaugh has died at the age of 70 due to complications of Lung Cancer.  His wife, Kathryn Adams Limbaugh began his radio broadcast today with the sad news. Rush Limbaugh was born on January 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  After breaking into a radio career in the 1970s, Limbaugh…MORE

Emotional Meeting at Paul Hogue Park with Knoxville’s Mayor and City Leaders to Speak about Three Students Shot and Killed in an East Knoxville Community

Emotional Meeting at Paul Hogue Park with Knoxville’s Mayor and City Leaders to Speak about Three Students Shot and Killed in an East Knoxville Community

Knoxville Mayor India Kincannon and Knoxville Police Chief along with Knox County School Board members say the violence must stop. During a meeting today (Wednesday)at Paul Hogue Park, protestors frustrated by the violence surrounding the Park’s East Knoxville community briefly disrupted the meeting delaying remarks from the Mayor. Also some community residents and leaders distraught…MORE

When Can You Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine?

When Can You Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Governor Bill Lee says the state passed a milestone in distributing COVID-19 vaccines Tuesday, but there is “still work ahead of us.” The governor says the state has administered more than one million doses of the vaccine and remains committed to “getting the shots in the arms of Tennesseans who need it most.” The Tennessee…MORE

KPD Investigating Hit and Run Involving a Pedestrian in West Knoxville

KPD Investigating Hit and Run Involving a Pedestrian in West Knoxville

The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a hit and run in West Knoxville. It happened last (Monday) night around 9:45 on North Peters Road near Cedar Bluff Road. Witnesses say the male victim was crossing the road when a silver sedan hit him. They say the vehicle stopped briefly before leaving the scene. The victim…MORE

TEMA Confirms Two Weather-Related Deaths in the State

TEMA Confirms Two Weather-Related Deaths in the State

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency confirms two weather-related deaths in the state. According to TEMA, one person died in Shelby County and another in Maury County. The Department of Health has not released a cause of death for the individuals yet. Frigid temperatures and wintry precipitation is expected to continue throughout the state today (Tuesday).…MORE

KPD Investigating Missing Vaccines from KCHD

KPD Investigating Missing Vaccines from KCHD

From the Office of Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs:   KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Over the weekend, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs sought guidance from District Attorney General Charme Allen’s Office about an external investigation of the events that led to the unfortunate loss of a shipment of Pfizer vaccines. Based on those conversations, the Mayor reached out…MORE

Knoxville Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Knoxville Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Knoxville Police investigating a fatal shooting. Officers responding to the 1400 block of Daylily Drive on the report of a burglary in progress last (Sunday) night found a male victim was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information…MORE

KCHD Clarifies: They Did Not Turn Down Covid-19 Vaccine

KCHD Clarifies: They Did Not Turn Down Covid-19 Vaccine

Release from the Knox County Health Department   Knoxville, Tenn. – The Knox County Health Department has not turned down receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and will continue to receive standard allotments from the State.   This week, the State asked KCHD its preference for receiving one vaccine over the other. This conversation was completely unrelated to…MORE

KCHD To Begin Receiving Moderna Vaccine Instead of Pfizer

KCHD To Begin Receiving Moderna Vaccine Instead of Pfizer

The Knox County Health Department announced they will no longer be receiving additional Pfizer vaccines for Covid-19.   The department did clarify that if you are waiting for your second shot of the Pfizer vaccine after receiving the first through KCHD, you will still be able to receive it through them.   Also, Shelly Walker…MORE

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