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KPD Investigating a North Knoxville Shooting

KPD Investigating a North Knoxville Shooting

Knoxville Police are investigating a shooting at a North Knoxville apartment.It happened at the 1900 Block of Minnesota Avenue early Friday morning. Officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, who was taken to the hospital. Officials say he is in very critical condition.KPD originally reported that the victim had died.A second man was found…MORE

Prosecutors Obtain Conviction for Criminally Negligent Homicide Against Man Who Convinced Woman to Kill Herself While he Watched

Prosecutors Obtain Conviction for Criminally Negligent Homicide Against Man Who Convinced Woman to Kill Herself While he Watched

Prosecutors obtain a conviction for criminally negligent homicide against a man who convinced a Knoxville woman to kill herself while he watched. District Attorney Charme Allen’s Major Crimes Unit says Hayden Berkebile formed a relationship with the victim where he had “sexual control” over her. In September of 2019, he was video chatting with the…MORE

Anderson County Commissioners Approve Changes at the Anderson County Animal Shelter After Allegations of Abuse by the Shelter’s Director

Anderson County Commissioners Approve Changes at the Anderson County Animal Shelter After Allegations of Abuse by the Shelter’s Director

Cameras and more oversight will be added to the Anderson County Animal Shelter following allegations of abuse by the shelter’s director, Brian Porter. County commission approved the changes which include a veterinarian to oversee euthanasia’s at the shelter. Porter is accused of inhumane euthanasia’s and performing them unnecessarily. Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank says she…MORE

Real ID Licenses Set to Go Into Effect Next Year

Real ID Licenses Set to Go Into Effect Next Year

In less than a year, Real ID licenses will be required to access certain Federal buildings, entering nuclear facilities and boarding commercial flights within the United States, beginning May 3rd of next year it will be required. Many people may have forgotten all about the REAL ID Act of 2005. It establishes minimum security standards…MORE

There’s New Information About an “UFO” Seen in the East Tennessee Sky

There’s New Information About an “UFO” Seen in the East Tennessee Sky

We’re learning more about an UFO seen in the sky in East Tennessee. The object appeared to be a circle of lights and FlightAware, a company that tracks domestic and international flights, says the object was an Alphabet Loon balloon. Alphabet says the object was not a Loon Balloon. But FlightAware says the object was…MORE

Wondering if you saw an UFO in the East Tennessee Sky?

Wondering if you saw an UFO in the East Tennessee Sky?

You may have seen an object in the sky last night in East Tennessee, a possible UFO sighting. FlightAware, a company that tracks domestic and international flights, says the object was an Alphabet Loon balloon. Alphabet is the parent company of Google. The balloons ran as part of a project aimed at increasing internet access…MORE

Tennessee Attorney General will not seek another term

Tennessee Attorney General will not seek another term

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, the first Republican to hold the office since Reconstruction, says he will not seek another eight-year term as the state’s top legal counsel. Slatery, 70, announced his decision Tuesday in a letter to the Tennessee Supreme Court, which was provided to The Associated Press by request.…MORE

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KARM Dragon Boat Festival

KARM Dragon Boat Festival

It’s the 18th Year of Racing to Help End Homelessness! TAKE THE PLUNGE TODAY – help raise funds to feed, shelter and provide life changing programs! Join us for a fun experience! The KARM Dragon Boat Festival is the ultimate unifying team sport for 21 of your co-workers or closest friends. Each team sits two-by-two in a 40-foot long boat…

Join us for Game On Against Cancer!

Join us for Game On Against Cancer!

Join us for the 10th annual Game On Against Cancer Friday, June 17th at the Wakefield Corporation! Challenge local celebrities and media personalities in games such as billiards, blackjack, and shuffleboard. Plus, enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Event proceeds benefit the patients of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health.…