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KAT Making Changes to Bus Routes Wants You to Take a Look

KAT Making Changes to Bus Routes Wants You to Take a Look

Knoxville Area Transit is making some big changes to its bus routes. You’ll see those take effect next month. KAT wants you to be able to take a look and see how the changes could affect you. You can go to https://katbus.com/ to download their app to view KAT Reimagined Bus network preview. KAT is…MORE

Rural Metro Fire Responds to House Fire in East Knox County

Rural Metro Fire Responds to House Fire in East Knox County

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) An extension cord is reportedly to blame for a house fire Monday morning in East Knox County. Rural Metro firefighters responding to the scene in the 3800 block of Strong Road around 8:20 a.m. reported seeing smoke coming from the home. Rural Metro officials say firefighters quickly extinguished a fire found venting…MORE

President Biden Comments on Attempted Assassination of former President Donald Trump, Nikki Haley will Speak at RNC, New Updates on Suspect Identified and Man Killed during Rally
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President Biden Comments on Attempted Assassination of former President Donald Trump, Nikki Haley will Speak at RNC, New Updates on Suspect Identified and Man Killed during Rally

Nikki Haley will speak at RNCAccording to Associated Press, Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will speak Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in what will be a highly anticipated speech by former President Donald Trump’s last major challenger in this year’s GOP primary. The convention will begin tomorrow (Monday) as previously planned. Haley, who was…MORE

Tennessee Lawmakers React to Investigation of Attempted Assassination of Former President Donald Trump

Tennessee Lawmakers React to Investigation of Attempted Assassination of Former President Donald Trump

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WVLT) – The shooting at former President Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania is being investigated as an attempted assassination of the former president and presumptive Republican nominee, law enforcement officials say. Trump’s campaign said in a statement that the former president was “fine” after the shooting in Butler, Pennsylvania. A local prosecutor said…MORE

Knoxville Police Department Responds to Deadly Crash on I-40

Knoxville Police Department Responds to Deadly Crash on I-40

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) An investigation is underway following a deadly crash Thursday afternoon on I-40. Knoxville Police Department officials say the crash happened around 4:15 p.m. on I-40 West in the Cedar Springs area near Pellissippi Parkway. KPD says the driver of a white SUV slowed down due to traffic and was rear-ended by a…MORE

Man Accused of Shooting at Knox County Deputy Pleads Guilty

Man Accused of Shooting at Knox County Deputy Pleads Guilty

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) A man who prosecutors say shot at a Knox County deputy during a traffic stop will spend nearly two decades behind bars. Floyd Allen Dalton Jr. appeared in court Tuesday pleading guilty in connection to last May’s shooting near West Emory Road after officers tried to stop him for reckless driving. It’s…MORE

Heat-Related Issues Affect McKay’s 50th Anniversary Celebration with First Responders Treating Many Attendees
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Heat-Related Issues Affect McKay’s 50th Anniversary Celebration with First Responders Treating Many Attendees

American Medical Response says they responded to at least 20 incidents due to the heat at McKay’s 50th anniversary celebration. AMR says two of those affected were taken to the hospital and 15 were treated on the scene. Knoxville Fire Department’s Mark Wilbanks says traffic issues on Papermill Drive, Weisgarber Road, Kingston Pike and other…MORE

Downtown Knoxville New Tennessee Smokies Stadium on Schedule to Open Next Year

Downtown Knoxville New Tennessee Smokies Stadium on Schedule to Open Next Year

This time next year the Tennessee Smokies will be playing in downtown Knoxville. Construction continues on the downtown stadium project which is on time and on budget with nearly 80% of the seat concrete poured and all light poles up. Season ticket packages go on sale August 1st at 10:00 a.m. Luxury level seats are…MORE

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