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Two Suspects Arrested for Horrific Crimes Against Female Victim

Two Suspects Arrested for Horrific Crimes Against Female Victim

Two suspects are arrested and face first-degree murder charges in connection to a dead woman’s body found in an Oak Ridge home. Our TV News Partner WVLT says officials with the Oak Ridge Police Department arrested 52-year-old Sean Finnegan and his girlfriend, 22-year-old Rebecca Dishman as suspects in the case. Officials say the 36-year-old victim…MORE

COVID-19 Numbers Decreasing in Knox County but Not Yet a Trend

COVID-19 Numbers Decreasing in Knox County but Not Yet a Trend

Dr. Martha Buchanan with the Knox County Health Department says declining numbers in the county doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. Buchanan urges everyone to keep doing the 5 core actions:  Staying 6 feet apart, wearing a mask in public, washing your hands, staying at home if you’re sick and wiping down surfaces in…MORE

Victim Identified and Two Suspects in Custody in Sevier County

Victim Identified and Two Suspects in Custody in Sevier County

Two people are in custody and the deceased victim found near a church is identified. Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals says two people, 51 year-old Robert Holmes and 33 year-old Amy Brumfield are in custody on charges related to the discovery of a deceased female on Boogertown Road yesterday (Thursday). The victim is identified as…MORE

2020 Election: District 15 Too Close to Call

2020 Election: District 15 Too Close to Call

The election for State House district 15 is still too close to call Friday morning.   What is known is that incumbent Rick Staples is out as the district’s representative.   The race has come down to former KUB Commissioner Sam McKenzie and progressive Democrat Matthew park. McKenzie leads Park by 23 votes.   Those…MORE

Knox County Local Election Results

Knox County Local Election Results

Local Election Results   Eric Lutton, a republican, won the race for Knox County Public Defender.   David Buuck, a republican, won the race for Knox County Law Director.   Dasha Lundy, a Democrat, won County Commission district 1.   Courtney Durrett, a Democrat, won county Commission district 2.   John Schoonmaker, the Republican incumbent,…MORE

Governor Bill Lee Renames Tennessee Prison in Honor of Murdered Employee

Governor Bill Lee Renames Tennessee Prison in Honor of Murdered Employee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signs an executive order renaming a state prison in honor of an employee found dead in her home on the prison’s grounds. The Tennessee Prison for Women will be renamed the Debra Kay Johnson Rehabilitation Center. The Governor says this honors her years of service. An inmate escaped from the West…MORE

Election Day in Tennessee and a Big Race for GOP Senate Nominee

Election Day in Tennessee and a Big Race for GOP Senate Nominee

Election Day has arrived in Tennessee, where primary voters will decide a heated Republican race for U.S. Senate and other federal and state contests. Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty and trauma surgeon Manny Sethi are competing to become the GOP nominee in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander. Polls close…MORE

Police Investigating a Dead Body Found Near Church Parking Lot in Sevier County.

Police Investigating a Dead Body Found Near Church Parking Lot in Sevier County.

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding a deceased woman near Oldham’s Creek Baptist Church. Officers and EMS arrived on the scene this (Thursday) morning and found the body in the 3600 block of Boogertown Road in the grass near the edge of the church parking lot. Investigators are currently working to identify…MORE

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