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Knox County District Attorney to Hold Press Conference to Discuss the Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin-East

Knox County District Attorney to Hold Press Conference to Discuss the Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin-East

Knox County District Attorney Charme Allen will be holding a press conference today to discuss the case of the officer-involved shooting at Austin-East Magnate High School Student and answer questions according to our TV News Partner, WVLT. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigating looking into the incident and confirm the student’s identity. They say 17-year-old Anthony…MORE

Bullet that hit KPD Officer was not from Austin East Student’s Gun

Bullet that hit KPD Officer was not from Austin East Student’s Gun

From TBI Newsroom:   The TBI has confirmed the student who died during Monday’s incident as Anthony J. Thompson, Jr. (DOB 12/1/2003). Additionally, as the investigation continues, and as TBI agents learn more about the set of events that unfolded at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday afternoon, the Bureau would like to update the set…MORE

KPD Officer Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting is Recovering Following Surgery

KPD Officer Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting is Recovering Following Surgery

Officials with the Knoxville Police Department say the officer, Adam Willson, injured during an officer-involved shooting at Austin-East High School Monday is recovering following surgery. WVLT reporting Willson is “in good spirits and doing well after surgery.” Officer Adam Willson is a 20-year veteran of the police department currently serving as the School Resource Officer…MORE

KPD Identifies Officer Wounded in Austin-East Shooting

KPD Identifies Officer Wounded in Austin-East Shooting

The officer injured in the officer-involved shooting at Austin East Magnate High School is identified as KPD Officer Adam Willson. Willson is recovering from surgery after being wounded in yesterday’s (Monday’s) shooting incident at the High School. Willson, a 20-year veteran of KPD, is currently serving as the School Resource Officer at Austin-East.MORE

Update: Shooting at Austin East High School

Update: Shooting at Austin East High School

3:52 pm: Knoxville police are reporting Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims are reported, including a KPD officer.   The investigation remains active at this time. KPD is asking people to avoid the area.   4:05 pm: If you need to pick your child…MORE

Medic in Critical Need of Type O Positive and A Positive Blood Types

Medic in Critical Need of Type O Positive and A Positive Blood Types

Medic Regional Blood Center is in critical need of type O positive and Type A Positive blood types. If you are eligible to donate or need more information please go to medic blood dot org. Appointments are preferred. MEDIC is celebrating National Volunteer Week all month. Each week, donors will be automatically entered to win…MORE

EF-0 Tornado Hits Cumberland County Damages Elementary School

EF-0 Tornado Hits Cumberland County Damages Elementary School

An EF-0 tornado hits Cumberland County on the Plateau. Cumberland County Resource officer, Anthony Justice who helped get kids at Pleasant Hill Elementary School to safety.  Minor damage has been reported inside the school and part of the roof was blown off. Cumberland County officials reported no injuries at the school. Cumberland County Schools closed today.…MORE

Governor Bill Lee Signs Constitutional Carry Bill

Governor Bill Lee Signs Constitutional Carry Bill

In a tweet Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced he signed the Constitutional Carry legislation.   I signed constitutional carry today because it shouldn’t be hard for law-abiding Tennesseans to exercise their #2A rights. Thank you members of the General Assembly and @NRA for helping get this done. pic.twitter.com/xv2ZenOEZq — Gov. Bill Lee (@GovBillLee) April…MORE

A 7-Year-Old is in Serious Condition after Being Hit by Vehicle in Anderson County

A 7-Year-Old is in Serious Condition after Being Hit by Vehicle in Anderson County

A 7-year-old is in serious condition after she was hit by a vehicle in Anderson County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the girl was hit about 7 last (Wednesday) night on Edgemoor Road. Life Star transported the child to UT Medical Center where she remains in serious condition. Officials say the investigation is ongoing…MORE

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