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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

By Jimmy Hyams Each week we throw six flags over Tennessee after a Vols’ game. The Green Flags are for “good to go.’’ The Red Flags: “Stop it!’’ GREEN FLAGS: First-half defense against Kentucky. The Vols held Kentucky to 75 yards on 25 snaps (3.0 yards per play). That is a strong performance against anybody.…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

MEDIC in Immediate Need of O Positive Blood

MEDIC in Immediate Need of O Positive Blood

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Need for O Positive Donations. MEDIC has less than a 1-day supply of O Positive in inventory. This is a national-level shortage. You must have an appointment to donate and that can be made can be made online at www.medicblood.org. MEDIC is requiring all donors to wear a mask…MORE

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KARM Coats for the Cold

KARM Coats for the Cold

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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