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Charges Announced for Man Accused of Robbing a Blount County Bank

Charges Announced for Man Accused of Robbing a Blount County Bank

Charges announced for the suspect in a Blount County bank robbery. CBBC Bank on Topside Road was robbed Tuesday afternoon, Richard Hines, Jr., was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the incident. He is facing charges of bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. The…MORE

Another Pediatric Flu Death Reported in Tennessee

Another Pediatric Flu Death Reported in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health is confirming a third pediatric flu related death in Tennessee. TDH says the child’s death happened in East Region of our state. Additionally, 17 of Tennessee’s 95 counties have had one or more influenza-positive result in the past 6 weeks. TDH considers an flu like illness to be a fever…MORE

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help to Find a Man Wanted in Multiple East Tennessee Counties on Various Charges Including Attempted First-Degree Murder

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help to Find a Man Wanted in Multiple East Tennessee Counties on Various Charges Including Attempted First-Degree Murder

Have you seen fugitive Demarco Derez Williams? Williams is wanted on Attempted First-Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault charges stemming from a shooting that took place during the early morning hours of December 21, 2022 in Strawberry Plains, TN.  In addition, to these charges by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office the Knoxville Police Department is looking…MORE

A Domestic Incident Leads to the Shooting Death of a Talbott Woman

A Domestic Incident Leads to the Shooting Death of a Talbott Woman

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Talbott. Deputies were called to Ingram Road after a man called 911 saying he had shot his wife Wednesday night. 52 year-old Kenneth Belcher was found inside pickup in the rear parking lot of a school on E. Dumplin Valley Road. A weapon was…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Shooting in North Knoxville

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Shooting in North Knoxville

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal shooting in North Knoxville. It happened last night (Tuesday) in the 1200 block of Bradshaw Garden Road. Police believe a physical confrontation occurred and shots were fired. A man was struck and taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police are searching for a dark-colored four-door sedan…MORE

A Tennessee Inmate on Death Row Dies Before Execution

A Tennessee Inmate on Death Row Dies Before Execution

An inmate on death row in Tennessee has died but not by execution. The Tennessee Department of Correction says 71 year-old James Dellinger died at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville yesterday (Monday) from apparent natural causes. He was previously sentenced to death in 1996 for first degree murder out of Blount County after being…MORE

Knox County Commission Set to Hear a Re-Zoning for a Shooting Range Request that Many South Knoxville Residents Oppose

Knox County Commission Set to Hear a Re-Zoning for a Shooting Range Request that Many South Knoxville Residents Oppose

The Knoxville County Planning Commission held its monthly meeting this week, where they discussed several issues among land use. One issue being the potential firearms range a Knoxville-based company wants to build in the New Hopewell community of South Knox county. There were many items on the agenda to discuss regarding land and re-zoning. The…MORE

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