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Murder-Suicide Investigation in Middle Tennessee

Murder-Suicide Investigation in Middle Tennessee

Police in Middle Tennessee are investigating a murder-suicide. It happened Tuesday night in Springfield Tennessee. 62-year-old Sherry Green, 74-year-old Matthew Green and 51-year-old Joseph Green were all found dead. Police were called to the scene for a possible shooting. Officers found Joseph in the backyard with a gun nearby. His father and stepmother were inside…MORE

Suspect in Custody for Oak Ridge Bank Robbery

Suspect in Custody for Oak Ridge Bank Robbery

Charges are pending against a man accused of robbing a bank in Oak Ridge Tuesday. Police were called to the Enrichment Federal Credit Union on South Illinois Avenue. The suspect gave the teller a note demanding money. They say no weapon was shown or threatened. Joshua Hitchins was taken into custody just before midnight Tuesday.…MORE

Former UT and Titan Football Player Arrested on Domestic Assault Charges

Former UT and Titan Football Player Arrested on Domestic Assault Charges

A former UT and Titans Football player is arrested accused of assault. Albert Haynesworth was arrested yesterday (Monday) after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Cleveland Tennessee police officers responded to a report that Haynesworth was yelling at his ex-girlfriend. The woman told officers Haynesworth had driven…MORE

Prosecutors say Joel Guy Jr. Murdered Parents for Money

Prosecutors say Joel Guy Jr. Murdered Parents for Money

The Knox County trial continues Tuesday for the man accused of killing and dismembering his parents. Our TV Partner WVLT News was in the courtroom Monday. The Guy family was found murdered during the 2016 Thanksgiving weekend. Prosecutors argued Joel Guy Jr. murdered his parents for money. The couple was retiring and were about to…MORE

Some Knox Co. Business Leaders Write Letter of Support for Board of Health

Some Knox Co. Business Leaders Write Letter of Support for Board of Health

Nearly 60 business owners and leaders in Knox County signed a letter written to the Knox County Commissioners saying that they support the board of health.   The group says they support the board’s actions in attempting to limit the spread of Covid-19 in Knox County.   “Everyday we, as business owners, are tasked with…MORE

Man in Custody for Cumberland County Murder

Man in Custody for Cumberland County Murder

A Cumberland County man is being held on First Degree Murder charges after a shooting Saturday. Deputies were called to Doris Drive around 5:00 p.m. 20-year-old Matthew Musser was found lying in a bed shot dead. Officials say they quickly arrested 20-year-old Robert David Morse in the case. Morse is charged with First Degree Murder…MORE

KPD Asking For Help Finding Owner of Dog Thrown From Overpass

KPD Asking For Help Finding Owner of Dog Thrown From Overpass

Knoxville Police are looking for someone who they believe threw a dog off of an overpass.   The dog is a Husky and is estimated to be about seven months old.   The KPD Animal Control Unit is asking anyone with information regarding the dog or its owner to call 865-215-8639.   This morning around…MORE

Zoo Knoxville Hosting Senior Sunrise Free Admission Day

Zoo Knoxville Hosting Senior Sunrise Free Admission Day

Seniors will get free admission and early access to Zoo Knoxville on Monday, September 28. Senior Sunrise, presented by Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, offers senior citizens exclusive early access to the zoo from 7:00 until 9:00 a.m., free admission all day and special activities throughout the zoo. During the morning hours, complimentary coffee…MORE

Sevier County Revoked Accused of Stabbing Mother Over 70 Times

Sevier County Revoked Accused of Stabbing Mother Over 70 Times

Bond is revoked for a Sevier County man accused of stabbing his mother more than 70 times. Josh Carr was in court Thursday morning. Carr is accused of killing his mother and injuring his grandmother. The incident happened September 2nd. Carr had been living with his grandmother, Anna Matthews, for over a year. Matthews testified…MORE

Woman Accused of Impersonating Nurse Receives Her Sentence

Woman Accused of Impersonating Nurse Receives Her Sentence

Misty Dawn Bacon, the woman accused of impersonating a nurse, appears in Federal Court. WVLT, our TV News Partner was in the courtroom and says Bacon was sentenced to 51 months in prison and ordered to repay $700,000 to her employers. During her sentencing, Bacon apologized to all of the people who were affected by…MORE

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