Category Archives: Local News

Street Rod Nationals South Comes to Knoxville This Weekend

Street Rod Nationals South Comes to Knoxville This Weekend

This weekend, Knoxville will play host to the 46th annual Street Rod Nationals South.   Over 1,500 muscle cars will be at the Chilhowee Park Expo Center for the event that includes giveaways and live entertainment.   Street Rod Nationals South kicks off this Friday, October 2, and runs through Sunday.MORE

TBI Investigating Home Explosion in Kingston

TBI Investigating Home Explosion in Kingston

The TBI was called to Kingston after a home explosion Monday morning. Officials say it happened around 4:15 a.m. at 731 Gallaher Road. A mobile command unit was set up and the TBI is investigating large debris field. Injuries were reported, but they’ve not released the severity. 9th Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson posted…MORE

Man in Custody for Cumberland County Murder

Man in Custody for Cumberland County Murder

A Cumberland County man is being held on First Degree Murder charges after a shooting Saturday. Deputies were called to Doris Drive around 5:00 p.m. 20-year-old Matthew Musser was found lying in a bed shot dead. Officials say they quickly arrested 20-year-old Robert David Morse in the case. Morse is charged with First Degree Murder…MORE

Drug Charges Filed in Monday Morning Police Chase

Drug Charges Filed in Monday Morning Police Chase

A man is in custody following a police chase through Knoxville Monday morning. It started around 5:00 a.m. as a shooting call to the Morningside Gardens Apartments on McCalla Avenue. The caller said he heard gunshots outside his window and saw a white vehicle speed out of the parking lot. Police caught up to the…MORE

KPD Investigating Shooting at Exxon on Magnolia Avenue

KPD Investigating Shooting at Exxon on Magnolia Avenue

Via KPD: On Friday, September 25, 2020 at around 1:20 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to the Exxon located at 2561 E. Magnolia Avenue, where a male victim was located suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.   The victim, who was transported to the UT Medical Center with injuries that are not believed to be…MORE

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

UTK Lifts Some Restrictions

UTK Lifts Some Restrictions

The University of Tennessee continues to see a drop in Covid-19 cases. Campus-wide, the university reports 119 cases on Friday, down from 680 on September 13th.   Due to the recent drop in cases, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced that the University will be raising some restrictions.   The student rec center will reopen, indoor events…MORE

Jury Selected in Joel Guy Jr. Murder Trial

Jury Selected in Joel Guy Jr. Murder Trial

The jury has been selected and the murder trial starts next week. Joel Guy Jr. is accused of killing and dismembering his parents bodies in Knox County. Guy is accused of killing his parents 61-year-old Joel Guy Sr and 55-year-old Lisa Guy in 2016. It happened over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The trial will start…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

There is no custom code to display.

Weather

  • Forecast
  • Currents
  • Planner

What's happening

FOCUS 2020

FOCUS 2020

Listen to NewsTalk 98.7 for all your coverage of the 2020 Elections.