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KPD Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

KPD Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

Knoxville Police officers responding to a shooting at Fuller Avenue and Wilder Place. Police arrived around 2:30 this (Wednesday) morning and found a male gunshot victim inside of a vehicle. The victim was transported to the UT Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries. The shooting is now under by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone…MORE

Police Searching for a Missing 14 Year-Old Girl in Knox County

Police Searching for a Missing 14 Year-Old Girl in Knox County

The search for a missing 14 year old girl is underway in Knox County. Knoxville Police say Alanna Gray was last seen leaving home in the 3100 block of Indigo Lane early Monday morning. Police say Gray is 5′4″ with blue eyes and blond hair. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black…MORE

Bryce Thompson Leaving UT Vols for the NFL Draft

Bryce Thompson Leaving UT Vols for the NFL Draft

Tennessee junior defensive back Bryce Thompson announces his intentions to declare for the NFL Draft this (Tuesday) morning after three years in the program. He made the announcement via personal Instagram account. “Words can’t describe how honored I am to fulfill my lifelong dream, and I am ready for the challenge,” Thompson said in is…MORE

KCHD Scheduling Vaccine Appointments For Those 75 and Older

KCHD Scheduling Vaccine Appointments For Those 75 and Older

Release from the Knox County Health Department:   Knoxville, Tenn. – The Knox County Health Department is offering scheduled appointments this week for Knox County residents, who are 75 and older, to receive the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.   Walk-up appointments at KCHD’s main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will be scheduled for…MORE

Man Suspected of Killing Himself by Setting Off a Bomb in Downtown Nashville Christmas Day Reportedly Sent His Views to Some People He Knew

Man Suspected of Killing Himself by Setting Off a Bomb in Downtown Nashville Christmas Day Reportedly Sent His Views to Some People He Knew

Investigators say Anthony Warner, the man accused of setting off a bomb Christmas Day in downtown Nashville killing himself and injuring others, sent materials about his views to people he knew. FBI Special Agent Jason Pack says authorities are “aware Warner sent materials which espoused his viewpoints to several acquaintances throughout the country.” Authorities have…MORE

Knox County Board of Health Voting to Extend Restrictions

Knox County Board of Health Voting to Extend Restrictions

COVID-19 vaccines will soon be distributed to those who qualify in Knox County. Last night during the Board of Health meeting, Health Department Director, Dr Martha Buchanan, reiterated the importance of taking precautions, even if you receive the vaccine.  The Board of Health voted to extend social gathering restrictions and curfews until at least January 21st.  Also…MORE

Knox County Board of Health Meets Wednesday

Knox County Board of Health Meets Wednesday

The Knox County Board of Health is set to meet Wednesday, December 30 at 5:00.   Per the agenda, the board is set to discuss three main topics:   COVID-19   Face Covering Regulation COVID-19 Restaurant Occupancy Limitation and Early Closure Regulation COVID-19 Social Gathering Limitation   To watch the meeting live, visit STREAM.KNOXCOUNTYTN.GOVMORE

Man Suspected of Firing Shots at Officers and Leading Police on a Manhunt is in Custody

Man Suspected of Firing Shots at Officers and Leading Police on a Manhunt is in Custody

A manhunt for the suspect accused of firing shots at Loudon County Officer’s is over. 31-year-old Devin McGuire was arrested this (Monday) morning. He is charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of aggravated kidnapping. Officers with the Lenoir City Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle Sunday with a woman…MORE

KPD Receives 300 Body Cameras For Officers

KPD Receives 300 Body Cameras For Officers

The Knoxville Police department has announced that officers should be equipped with body cameras soon after receiving a shipment of 300 cameras.   During the summer, the department set the goal of getting all officers equipped with body cameras. Over recent months, select officers have been participating in a trial run with the proposed camera…MORE

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TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TENNESEE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR February 1st – February 28th Are you hiring? We’re hosting a virtual job fair and can help you fill positions with qualified candidates.

Project Shine

Project Shine

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Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Due to circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be unable to host our annual Off The Record event at the Bijou Theatre in 2020. We have a new date scheduled for April 20, 2021.