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SPARTA WOMAN FOUND DECEASED, DAUGHTER IN CUSTODY

SPARTA WOMAN FOUND DECEASED, DAUGHTER IN CUSTODY

An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a Murfreesboro woman, charged with aggravated assault in connection with the death of her own mother. Last night, TBI special agents joined officers with the Sparta Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol in a death investigation at a residence on N.…MORE

Knoxville Police Engage in a Chase with a Suspect Wanted on Multiple Charges

Knoxville Police Engage in a Chase with a Suspect Wanted on Multiple Charges

Knoxville Police engage in a chase with a man who fled from Officers after first stopping when pulled him over. Once the chase ensued, Police learned their was a 1-year-old in the suspect’s vehicle. Police identified the suspect as 21-year-old Carlos Westfield. While fleeing from officers, Westfield crashed into another car at the intersection of…MORE

A Minor Hits a Car in His Driveway Pushing it Into the Home

A Minor Hits a Car in His Driveway Pushing it Into the Home

An accident involving a minor leaves a car inside a home on Pleasant Ridge Road. The Knoxville Fire Department responding to the accident this morning and say the minor who lived in the home accidentally pushed the gas instead of the brake while coming home, resulting in hitting the car parked in the driveway forcing…MORE

Amber Alert for Missing Six Year-Old from Tellico Plains

Amber Alert for Missing Six Year-Old from Tellico Plains

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigating issuing an Amber Alert for a missing six year old from Tellico Plains in Monroe County. Elijah Kensinger is 4′ tall, 55 pounds with sandy brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing jeans, a grey hooded jacket with a red zipper and orange and black sneakers. He…MORE

Remote Area Medical Needs Volunteers to Provide Various Services to Patients

Remote Area Medical Needs Volunteers to Provide Various Services to Patients

Remote Area Medical is in need of volunteers as COVID-19 is giving people pause about volunteering in medical settings. RAM has a clinic coming up in February at the Jacobs Building in Chilhowee Park here in Knoxville. RAM is looking for people to do jobs from checking patients in, to medical service providers helping those…MORE

Sevierville Police Asking for Help to Find Suspected Shoplifters from Tanger Outlets

Sevierville Police Asking for Help to Find Suspected Shoplifters from Tanger Outlets

Detectives with the Sevierville police department are asking for your help finding two people suspected in a theft totaling thousands of dollars. It happened at the the Coach Factory Outlet that is located in the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville. If you recognize anyone in the picture, you are asked to call the Sevierville Police Department.MORE

Human Trafficking is in East Tennessee and One Organization is Trying to Help

Human Trafficking is in East Tennessee and One Organization is Trying to Help

Human Trafficking is a problem across the U.S. and right here in East Tennessee. Kate Trudell, the Executive Director of the Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking (CCAHT), is helping to educate the community by offering free classes and helping trafficking survivors recover. In 2021 the coalition received 300 referrals for individuals needing services who have…MORE

Wildlife Officials Say Bears Don’t Always Have to Hibernate

Wildlife Officials Say Bears Don’t Always Have to Hibernate

Some people are still seeing bears in the Smoky Mountains and are confused because they think bears should be hibernating. According to Wildlife biologists, seeing bears out and about in January is not that unusual for bears in Tennessee. Officials say hibernation is really a way of conserving energy so it does vary depending on…MORE

Suspect in Fatal New Year’s Eve Shooting is Arrested and Charged

Suspect in Fatal New Year’s Eve Shooting is Arrested and Charged

The man believed to have shot and killed 29 year-old Terrell Kemp on New Year’s eve is in police custody. Knoxville Police were called to the 2000 block of Country Hill Lane regarding a shooting and were able to identify a suspect, 27 year-old Dtearius Southern. Southern was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) and charged with First…MORE

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Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

From the ground to the gutters, the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show has something for everyone. Our perennial preview of spring provides visitors the chance to shop hundreds of retailers and manufacturers exhibiting products, offering services and advice on interior design, home improvement, gardening, and more.

Covenant Kids Run Feb. 5th

Covenant Kids Run Feb. 5th

The Covenant Kids Run is a program created to encourage our local children to lead healthy and active lifestyles while participating in an exciting, goal oriented, community event.

Knoxville Polar Plunge- Sat. Feb. 19th

Knoxville Polar Plunge- Sat. Feb. 19th

Come and join hundreds of brave individuals on Saturday, February 19th, and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by taking a chilly dip into the pool at the West Side Family YMCA. With a minimum of $75 in donations ($50 for students) each plunger receives the official Plunge t-shirt and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.