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Boo at the Zoo Sold Out

Boo at the Zoo Sold Out

The final weekend of BOO! at the Zoo is sold out. This annual fundraiser uses every ticket sold to support the care and well-being of the animals at Zoo Knoxville.MORE

DEA Drug Take Back This Saturday

DEA Drug Take Back This Saturday

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is providing you the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. several sites in East Tennessee will be participating. Go to https://apps2.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/NTBI/ntbi-pub.pub?_flowExecutionKey=_c7F230F03-3848-52E9-6CC7-009AA2F942B8_k253D54B3-9611-0C10-7F6F-1CBA70C8B14B These sites cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills…MORE

KPD Asking For Help to Identify Suspects in Shooting Incident Near UT’s Campus

KPD Asking For Help to Identify Suspects in Shooting Incident Near UT’s Campus

The Knoxville Police Department is working to identify three suspects caught on surveillance cameras in connection to an incident at an apartment complex near the University of Tennessee. Officers responded to reports of possible gunshots at The Standard at the 700 block of 17th street just before 3 in the morning on Saturday, October 17th.…MORE

Victim Identified in Overnight Shooting Death, Suspect in Custody

Victim Identified in Overnight Shooting Death, Suspect in Custody

The victim in an overnight shooting is identified. 21 year-old Sage McElroy was shoot in her car just after midnight at the 7900 block of Gleason Drive. Officials say 22-year-old Caelan Greenfield called 9-1-1 to report he shot his girlfriend overnight. Greenfield had left the scene when officers arrived and McElroy was found dead in…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

Kingsport Mother Missing and Her Three Children are Missing and Endangered

Kingsport Mother Missing and Her Three Children are Missing and Endangered

Police in Kingsport are asking for help finding a mother and her three children after she missed a court date. Investigators say 31-year-old Whitney Elliot didn’t show up for court Wednesday morning. She’s reported as missing and her children are considered missing and endangered. They could be traveling in a silver Kia Sedona minivan. The…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

Murder Suspect in Custody Accused of Shooting Girlfriend Overnight

Murder Suspect in Custody Accused of Shooting Girlfriend Overnight

A Knoxville man is in custody accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend. Officials say 22-year-old Caelan Greenfield called 9-1-1 to report he shot his girlfriend Friday morning. Officers responded to the 7900 block of Gleason Drive around 12:30 a.m. Greenfield had left the scene and the 21-year-old woman was found dead in her vehicle.…MORE

KCHD Concerned as Cooler Temperatures are Coming and What That Could Mean for COVID-19 Cases

KCHD Concerned as Cooler Temperatures are Coming and What That Could Mean for COVID-19 Cases

The Knox County Health Department says cooler temperatures and flu season concerns them regarding COVID-19.  Charity Menefee with the Health Department says “I think this is exactly what we’re talking about that we’re concerned about, the weather is getting a little cooler, and that’s gonna move people indoors… at a time when frankly there’s just a lot…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

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KARM Coats for the Cold Coat Collection Dates are October 19 – November 14. Donate your used coats at any KARM Stores or Prestige Cleaners locations!

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