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KPD Investigating the Shooting Death of a 15 Year-old Girl in East Knoxville

KPD Investigating the Shooting Death of a 15 Year-old Girl in East Knoxville

Knoxville Police investigating a fatal shooting in East Knoxville. The shooting happened last (Tuesday) night at 2561 Selma Avenue near Cherry Street. When police arrived they found a 15-year-old girl and Austin-East Magnet High School student, suffering from at least one gunshot. Officers rendered aid until EMS personnel arrived and transported her to the hospital…MORE

Two Children Believed to be in Hamblen County House Fire Found Safe

Two Children Believed to be in Hamblen County House Fire Found Safe

Hamblen County officials are on the scene of a house fire. The Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office say the fire was reported at a home near West Industrial Park on Buell Street around 5:30 a.m. this (Tuesday) morning. Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin, originally reported two children unaccounted for but in a Facebook post, he says…MORE

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting. Officers responding to the 9000 block of Gulf Park Drive late last (Sunday) night. They found two people with gunshot wounds. One person was pronounced dead after attempts of revival, the other person has been taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center. According to KCSO,…MORE

National Park Crews Working to Clear Rockslide Near Norton Creek in Smokies

National Park Crews Working to Clear Rockslide Near Norton Creek in Smokies

Update:   The National Park Service is working to clear a rockslide in the Smokies. The slide happened on the Southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg near Norton Creek. The Right lane is closed. Officials urging everyone to slow down and use caution in the area. Original story:  There is a rockslide on Southbound Spur…MORE

Billiards and Brews Loses Their Beer License for at Least 75 Days

Billiards and Brews Loses Their Beer License for at Least 75 Days

The Knoxville Beer board makes the decision to suspend Billiards and Brews beer license for at least 75 days. The suspension will continue until the owner agrees to comply with all guidelines. The bar has received 18 citations since the curfew was initially imposed and will be fined for each citation along with costs for…MORE

The Burglary Suspect in an Officer-Involved Shooting is Identified

The Burglary Suspect in an Officer-Involved Shooting is Identified

The suspect shot by a Knox County Sheriff’s office deputy is identified. 23-year-old Solyman Murray was shot by the deputy during a burglary call on the 6700-block of Central Avenue Pike. Agents with the TBI say one of the three suspects ran into the business’ bathroom, and another ran out the door. Deputies ordered Murray…MORE

A Knoxville Business Which Had it’s Beer License Suspended Goes BYOB

A Knoxville Business Which Had it’s Beer License Suspended Goes BYOB

A Knoxville Bar, which had it’s Beer permit revoked for 60 days, is now asking customers to ”BYOB”. A flyer posted on the door of the business states, “In lieu of having our beer permit suspended we will now be a BRING OUR OWN BEER venue.” The business announcing it will still sell food, soft…MORE

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Set to Deliver His Third Annual State of the State Address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Set to Deliver His Third Annual State of the State Address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will deliver his third annual State of the State address to lawmakers today. This afternoon, the Governor released a video as a lead up to his speech.     The Republican had previously called for a special legislative session earlier this year, which focused on education proposals that addressed challenges brought…MORE

Former Knox County Court Clerk Makes Plea Deal in Theft Charges

Former Knox County Court Clerk Makes Plea Deal in Theft Charges

38 year-old Steven Harmon, a former Knox County court clerk is accused of stealing more than $6,500 while on the job in 2019. He is also accused of making false entries in the accounting system and sometimes making criminal defendants pay more than they were supposed to. He will spend a year on unsupervised probation…MORE

Burchett votes against budget resolution, calls it a stunt

Burchett votes against budget resolution, calls it a stunt

From the office of Representative Tim Burchett:   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Last night, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted against House Democrats fiscal year 2021 budget resolution. This shell resolution lays the groundwork for President Biden and Democrats in Congress to enact massive federal spending and far-left policy priorities.   “Progressives couldn’t get rid of…MORE

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