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Kayakers Body Recovered from Creek Near Chattanooga

Kayakers Body Recovered from Creek Near Chattanooga

A Georgia man’s body was recovered on Chickamauga Creek after his overturned kayak was found Saturday morning. Investigators say 26-year-old DJ Young’s fiancé dropped him off Saturday morning at Camp Jordan near Chattanooga. A group of kayakers found his empty vessel around 11:00 a.m. about 300 yards downstream from where he launched. Search crews recovered…MORE

Oak Ridge Bank Robbery Suspect

Oak Ridge Bank Robbery Suspect

Oak Ridge Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank Friday morning. Police received the alarm from the One Bank on Oak Ridge Turnpike around 8:35 a.m. Investigators say the suspect is a man in his mid-20s. He gave a note to the teller demanding money. No weapon was displayed and he fled…MORE

Severed Finger Helps Identify Suspect in Anderson County Theft

Severed Finger Helps Identify Suspect in Anderson County Theft

An Anderson County man is facing theft charges after investigators found his severed finger. Anderson County Deputies were called to the 900 block of Batley Road Thursday morning after reports of a stolen log splitter. The owner says a number of tools and other items were scattered at the end of the driveway. However, he…MORE

No Charges Will be Filed in Unsupervised Toddler Found in East Knoxville

No Charges Will be Filed in Unsupervised Toddler Found in East Knoxville

No charges will be filed after a three-year-old girl was found unsupervised in East Knoxville and taken to the Knoxville Public Safety Building Earlier this week. That’s according to our TV News Partner WVLT who says Investigators believe the girl, found in the 400 block of Houston Street in East Knoxville on Tuesday, was left…MORE

Eleven New Deaths Reported at Sweetwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Eleven New Deaths Reported at Sweetwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

11 new deaths are reported at Sweetwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday. Our TV News Partner WVLT says 12 residents at the nursing home are currently sick with COVID-19 – six of those are hospitalized. According to the Tennessee COVID-19 data website, McMinn County has had a total of 1,542 COVID-19 cases since the…MORE

KFD Rescues One Person from House Fire, Three Others Safe but Displaced

KFD Rescues One Person from House Fire, Three Others Safe but Displaced

The Knoxville Fire Department says one person is hospitalized after a house fire early this (Wednesday) morning. Crews were called to 2501 Parkview Avenue where they found a two-story wood-framed home on fire. Firefighters had to force their way into the home where they found one person overcome by smoke downstairs, that person was sent…MORE

KPD Searching for a Murder Suspect

KPD Searching for a Murder Suspect

The Knoxville Police Department is looking for a murder suspect. Investigators have obtained warrants for the arrest of 19 year-old Johnathan Davis of Knoxville for the first degree murder and attempted second degree murder stemming from the shooting that occurred October 11 at the Red Roof Inn located on Central Avenue Pike. The shooting resulted…MORE

Libertarian Presidential Candidate To Speak in Knoxville Monday Evening

Libertarian Presidential Candidate To Speak in Knoxville Monday Evening

  Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen is in Knoxville Monday to gain support in her “Real People Real Change” campaign.   Jorgensen will be at Lakeshore Park on Northshore Drive from 5:30 until 7:00 this evening and is expected to begin speaking at 6:00.   Message from Jorgensen’s website: Libertarian presidential candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen,…MORE

KPD Investigates Possible Shooting at The Standard near Campus

KPD Investigates Possible Shooting at The Standard near Campus

Knoxville Police are investigating after reports of a shooting on 17th Street early Saturday. Officers were called to the Standard apartment complex around 3:00 a.m. on reports of gunshots. No victim was located, but officers found blood outside of an apartment and several rounds were found inside. Investigators reviewed security footage and say there was…MORE

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