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KPD Arrest a Carjacking Suspect

KPD Arrest a Carjacking Suspect

Knoxville Police makes an arrest in carjacking. 23 year-old Deshawn Whited was arrested last (Wednesday) night when police found him in the stolen car. It all started when Officers responded to a carjacking at Gay Street near Magnolia Avenue yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. A man says that he was flagged down by an unknown suspect at…MORE

KPD Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

KPD Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

Knoxville Police officers responding to a shooting at Fuller Avenue and Wilder Place. Police arrived around 2:30 this (Wednesday) morning and found a male gunshot victim inside of a vehicle. The victim was transported to the UT Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries. The shooting is now under by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone…MORE

Dollywood Offering Special Deal on 2021 Season Pass for Area Residents for 5 Days Only

Dollywood Offering Special Deal on 2021 Season Pass for Area Residents for 5 Days Only

For anyone still looking for a special Christmas gift that is sure to put a smile on the face of even the biggest Scrooge, Dollywood offers the park’s local supporters one of its best-ever season pass deals—but it’s only available online Dec. 18-23. The offer provides residents within the Knoxville and Tri-Cities designated market areas…MORE

KPD Investigating a Shooting a Knoxville Business

KPD Investigating a Shooting a Knoxville Business

Knoxville Police officers are investigating an early morning shooting. Police responded to the Melrose Hookah Lounge where a male victim had been shot. The victim, who was working as security at the lounge, was transported to the UT Medical Center with serious injuries that are not believed to be life threatening. Police say a male…MORE

KPD Seeing an Alarming Trend of Firearms Being Stolen From Vehicles

KPD Seeing an Alarming Trend of Firearms Being Stolen From Vehicles

The Knoxville Police Department is seeing an alarming trend of guns being stolen from vehicles. As of November 15, KPD has received 103 vehicular burglary reports that included the theft of a firearm. Police says it is a concerning trend that puts the public at risk because stolen firearms are often used in the commission…MORE

KPD Searching for Missing Teen

KPD Searching for Missing Teen

The Knoxville Police Department is searching for a missing teenager. 14 year-old Christopher Lee Yardley Jr. left his residence in the 6400 block of Trousdale overnight. Christopher is 5’10, 115lbs, brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a black denim jacket and black and white checkered Vans. If you see him please call…MORE

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TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TENNESEE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR February 1st – February 28th Are you hiring? We’re hosting a virtual job fair and can help you fill positions with qualified candidates.

Project Shine

Project Shine

NewsTalk 98.7 is proud to be a part of Project Shine! We’ve teamed up with VolunteerMatch to encourage you to donate your TIME this holiday season!

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Due to circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be unable to host our annual Off The Record event at the Bijou Theatre in 2020. We have a new date scheduled for April 20, 2021.