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A Wolf-Hybrid is on the Loose in West Knoxville

A Wolf-Hybrid is on the Loose in West Knoxville

Is it a Wolf or a large dog is the question many West Knoxville residents are asking. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control along with the Knoxville Police Department animal control says it’s a wolf-hybrid running loose in West Knoxville.  Our TV News Partner reporting KPD says the wolf-hybrid belongs to an individual who lives on…MORE

KPD Confiscates Multiple Guns During Traffic Stops

KPD Confiscates Multiple Guns During Traffic Stops

The Knoxville police department announced today that they confiscated multiple weapons over the course of a few traffic stops.   From KPD:   Last night, Knoxville Police Department officers working enhanced patrols in East Knoxville recovered a total of four firearms from three separate traffic stops, including the two pictured handguns. In each traffic stop,…MORE

GSMNP Announcing Extended Road Closures in the Park

GSMNP Announcing Extended Road Closures in the Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Ramsey Prong Road and Greenbrier Road, past the Greenbrier Picnic Area, will remain temporarily closed to all motorists and pedestrians through April 23. The repairs were expected to be complete at the end of March, but the work has been delayed due to the availability of steel…MORE

Regal Cinemas Set to Begin Re-Opening in Phases Across U.S.

Regal Cinemas Set to Begin Re-Opening in Phases Across U.S.

Regal Cinemas will be re-opening on April 2nd with a limited number of theaters and more theaters will open on April 16th. Knoxville-based Regal Cinemas is the second-largest theater chain in the United States, after AMC Theaters. Regal has almost 7,100 screens in 536 theatres in the U.S. which have been closed for the last…MORE

A Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to the Arrest of a Johnson City Man on Sexual Exploitation Charges

A Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to the Arrest of a Johnson City Man on Sexual Exploitation Charges

An investigation by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents along with the Johnson City Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office result in the arrest of a Johnson City man on sexual exploitation charges. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, authorities began investigating allegations against 42 year-old Sean Venning.…MORE

KPD Investigating a Fatal Shooting on Brooks Avenue

KPD Investigating a Fatal Shooting on Brooks Avenue

The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting. KPD officers responded to a shooting yesterday (Thursday) just after 5:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of Brooks Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a man inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. There are no suspects in…MORE

KPD Asking For Help Finding Missing 17-Year-Old

KPD Asking For Help Finding Missing 17-Year-Old

KPD is asking for help finding a missing 17-year-old girl. Aneesa Stapleton was reportedly dropped off at her school on Chickamauga Ave. on March 10th, but did not show up for work later that afternoon.   Stapleton is 5’0 and 125 pounds.   Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police.  MORE

KPD Still Searching for Murder Suspect

KPD Still Searching for Murder Suspect

The Knoxville Police Department continuing their search for fugitive Johnathan Davis Jr. Davis, Jr. is wanted on charges of first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred at the Red Roof Inn on Central Avenue Pike on October 11 last year. 20 year-old Johnathan Davis Jr. of Knoxville is accused of shooting…MORE

Zoo Knoxville Names Their Newest Giraffe

Zoo Knoxville Names Their Newest Giraffe

The votes have been counted and Zoo Knoxville’s baby giraffe has a name. The 3-month-old male has been officially christened Jumbe (JOOM-bay) Junior in honor of his father, and will be called “J.J.” which is perfectly fitting because this little giraffe adores his father. .The name was chosen by a popular vote of options carefully…MORE

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Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

The Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic takes place Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at Avalon Golf & Country Club to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley.

Dogwood Arts Festival

Dogwood Arts Festival

Join us April 23-25 for the Dogwood Arts Festival at World’s Fair Park! Featuring 75 art vendors, live music, food vendors, and take-home art activities for kids. Reserve your ticket today!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer takes place June 25th, 2021 at The Wakefield Corporation. This benefit event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, a silent auction & more!