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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

Knox County Convenience Centers to Close for Maintenance, Staff Training and Deep Cleaning

Knox County Convenience Centers to Close for Maintenance, Staff Training and Deep Cleaning

Knox County’s seven convenience centers will close to perform maintenance, deep cleaning, and staff training. Tomorrow is the first of four planned maintenance and in-service training days beginning this year. The Knox County Engineering and Public Works Department will also close convenience centers for planned maintenance and training on the third Wednesday of June, September…MORE

KPD Concludes Investigation into COVID-19 Vaccinations Missing from the Knox County Health Department

KPD Concludes Investigation into COVID-19 Vaccinations Missing from the Knox County Health Department

The Knoxville Police Department completes their investigation into missing COVID-19 vaccinations at the Knox County Health Department. Senior Director of KCHD Dr. Martha Buchanan says “We are pleased that the KPD investigation confirmed what our internal investigation previously demonstrated — there was no criminal activity related to the loss of vaccine,” She says “they remain…MORE

More Than 400,000 COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments are Available in Tennessee

More Than 400,000 COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments are Available in Tennessee

There are over 400,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments available in Tennessee. Dr. Lisa Piercey, Commissioner of the Tennessee Health Department says more Tennesseans should be rushing to book these available appointments. Piercey says that doesn’t mean the availability is all this week and it doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re in your particular county but the appointments are…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!