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KPD Asking For Help Finding Owner of Dog Thrown From Overpass

KPD Asking For Help Finding Owner of Dog Thrown From Overpass

Knoxville Police are looking for someone who they believe threw a dog off of an overpass.   The dog is a Husky and is estimated to be about seven months old.   The KPD Animal Control Unit is asking anyone with information regarding the dog or its owner to call 865-215-8639.   This morning around…MORE

Zoo Knoxville Hosting Senior Sunrise Free Admission Day

Zoo Knoxville Hosting Senior Sunrise Free Admission Day

Seniors will get free admission and early access to Zoo Knoxville on Monday, September 28. Senior Sunrise, presented by Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, offers senior citizens exclusive early access to the zoo from 7:00 until 9:00 a.m., free admission all day and special activities throughout the zoo. During the morning hours, complimentary coffee…MORE

Sevier County Revoked Accused of Stabbing Mother Over 70 Times

Sevier County Revoked Accused of Stabbing Mother Over 70 Times

Bond is revoked for a Sevier County man accused of stabbing his mother more than 70 times. Josh Carr was in court Thursday morning. Carr is accused of killing his mother and injuring his grandmother. The incident happened September 2nd. Carr had been living with his grandmother, Anna Matthews, for over a year. Matthews testified…MORE

Woman Accused of Impersonating Nurse Receives Her Sentence

Woman Accused of Impersonating Nurse Receives Her Sentence

Misty Dawn Bacon, the woman accused of impersonating a nurse, appears in Federal Court. WVLT, our TV News Partner was in the courtroom and says Bacon was sentenced to 51 months in prison and ordered to repay $700,000 to her employers. During her sentencing, Bacon apologized to all of the people who were affected by…MORE

Loaded Guns Found in Carry-ons at Every Major Tennessee Airport

Loaded Guns Found in Carry-ons at Every Major Tennessee Airport

Loaded guns are found at security checkpoints at every major Tennessee airport during a seven-day period. From September 13 through September 20, eight guns were found in carry-on bags by agents at McGhee Tyson Airport and in Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga and the Tri Cities according to the Transportation Security Administration. Firearms are not allowed in…MORE

Suspect Sought for Burglarizing Knoxville Business

Suspect Sought for Burglarizing Knoxville Business

Knoxville Police are asking for help identifying a man accused of stealing from a Knoxville business. Surveillance photos caught the man pictured below burglarizing Patricia Nash Designs on North Sixth Avenue. If you can identify the man you’re asked to call KPD’s Crime Hotline at (865) 215-7212.MORE

Board of Health to Discuss Adding Citizen Representative

Board of Health to Discuss Adding Citizen Representative

At Monday’s Knox County Board of Health meeting, the board will take up the issue of adding a citizen representative to the board.   Monday’s meeting is set to begin at 5:00 pm Eastern Time.   Though the agenda does not specify a specific individual who would be the citizen representative, the vote appears to…MORE

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting on Dutch Valley Drive

KPD Investigating Fatal Shooting on Dutch Valley Drive

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Dutch Valley Drive from Sunday night. Officers were called to the 1500 block of the Dutch Valley around 8:00 p.m. A man was inside the home suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Officials say the investigation is still in…MORE

Number of UTK Covid-19 Cases Decreasing

Number of UTK Covid-19 Cases Decreasing

The University of Tennessee reports declining Covid-19 case counts again on Friday. The case count peaked on Sunday and has been declining ever since according to Chancellor Donde Plowman.   “Cases have been dropping every day since they peaked on Sunday,” said the chancellor. “We like the look of that line.”   Dr. Spencer Gregg…MORE

Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan County men are facing littering charges accused of dumping garbage at a Wildlife Management Area. The dump was found in June at the Mt. Roosevelt WMA in Cumberland County. Official with the TWRA say after a month-long investigation they men admitted to dumping two trailers worth of junk. The men haven’t been identified,…MORE

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