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KFD Rescues One Person from House Fire, Three Others Safe but Displaced

KFD Rescues One Person from House Fire, Three Others Safe but Displaced

The Knoxville Fire Department says one person is hospitalized after a house fire early this (Wednesday) morning. Crews were called to 2501 Parkview Avenue where they found a two-story wood-framed home on fire. Firefighters had to force their way into the home where they found one person overcome by smoke downstairs, that person was sent…MORE

KPD Searching for a Murder Suspect

KPD Searching for a Murder Suspect

The Knoxville Police Department is looking for a murder suspect. Investigators have obtained warrants for the arrest of 19 year-old Johnathan Davis of Knoxville for the first degree murder and attempted second degree murder stemming from the shooting that occurred October 11 at the Red Roof Inn located on Central Avenue Pike. The shooting resulted…MORE

Libertarian Presidential Candidate To Speak in Knoxville Monday Evening

Libertarian Presidential Candidate To Speak in Knoxville Monday Evening

  Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen is in Knoxville Monday to gain support in her “Real People Real Change” campaign.   Jorgensen will be at Lakeshore Park on Northshore Drive from 5:30 until 7:00 this evening and is expected to begin speaking at 6:00.   Message from Jorgensen’s website: Libertarian presidential candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen,…MORE

KPD Investigates Possible Shooting at The Standard near Campus

KPD Investigates Possible Shooting at The Standard near Campus

Knoxville Police are investigating after reports of a shooting on 17th Street early Saturday. Officers were called to the Standard apartment complex around 3:00 a.m. on reports of gunshots. No victim was located, but officers found blood outside of an apartment and several rounds were found inside. Investigators reviewed security footage and say there was…MORE

Convictions in Pilot Flying J Conspiracy Overturned for Inadmissible Evidence

Convictions in Pilot Flying J Conspiracy Overturned for Inadmissible Evidence

The convictions of former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and two employees were overturned for inadmissible evidence. They were convicted in wire and mail fraud over an alleged scheme to defraud trucking companies out of rebates and discounts. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the convictions Wednesday because of secret recordings…MORE

A Sevierville Doctor and Two of His Patients Indicted on Charges Stemming from TBI Investigation into Fraudulent Painkiller Prescriptions

A Sevierville Doctor and Two of His Patients Indicted on Charges Stemming from TBI Investigation into Fraudulent Painkiller Prescriptions

A TBI investigation results in the indictment and arrest of a Sevierville doctor and two of his patients in a scheme to fraudulently obtain painkillers. The investigation began in July 2019 on allegations that 45 year-old Michael Webb, a podiatrist who owns Webb Foot and Ankle Clinic, was using his position to obtain controlled substances…MORE

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Offering Ripley’s Aquarium Tickets As Donation Incentive

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Offering Ripley’s Aquarium Tickets As Donation Incentive

MEDIC Regional Bleed Center is offering Ripley’s Aquarium tickets this week as an incentive to donate blood.   The incentive comes as the center is in critical need of O-positive and B-negative blood. Locations to donate are listed below:   Downtown Knoxville: 1601 Ailor Ave. Farragut: 11000 Kingston Pike Athens: 213 E. Washington Ave., Suite…MORE

1 Killed Another Critical After Shooting at Red Roof Inn on Central Ave

1 Killed Another Critical After Shooting at Red Roof Inn on Central Ave

One person is dead another is injured from a shooting at the Red Roof Inn on Central Avenue Pike. Officers were called to the motel 9:30 Sunday night. Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an Attempted Robbery. The suspects fled before officers arrived. The victims haven’t been identified, one was pronounced dead on the scene.…MORE

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KARM Coats for the Cold

KARM Coats for the Cold Coat Collection Dates are October 19 – November 14. Donate your used coats at any KARM Stores or Prestige Cleaners locations!