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Death Investigation in Campbell County

Death Investigation in Campbell County

Deputies are investigating in Campbell County after a man’s body was found in the White Oak community. The body was found at a home on Hatmaker Hollow Lane. So far, the man has not been identified. Investigators say they’re working to determine cause of death.MORE

Jefferson Co Authorities Warning of Cow Theives

Jefferson Co Authorities Warning of Cow Theives

Authorities in Jefferson County are on the hunt for a missing cow. Officials are asking farmers to be on the lookout for a cow stolen from a farm Tuesday. They’re asking farmers to check their herds and conduct a headcount. Jefferson County officials say neighboring counties have had entire herds stolen. Officials are asking you…MORE

Two Men Plead Guilty to Raping Men in the GSMNP

Two Men Plead Guilty to Raping Men in the GSMNP

Two Tennessee men who preyed on homeless drug addicts luring them into the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to rape them will spend decades in prison. The assaults occurred in 2012 and 2015. 41-year-old Dusty Oliver and 49-year-old Richard Graham pleaded guilty to two counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse and were sentenced to 25 and…MORE

Campbell County Murder Suspect in Custody

Campbell County Murder Suspect in Custody

A man on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted Listed is in custody. 48-year-old Billy Jay Randolph was wanted out of Campbell County for Criminal Homicide. Authorities last week announced the search for Randolph and warned that he was considered armed and dangerous. Randolph was located in Dayton Ohio Saturday and is awaiting extradition. 🚨MOST WANTED…MORE

Board of Health Limits Social Gatherings

Board of Health Limits Social Gatherings

Beginning Friday, in Knox County, social gatherings will be limited to ten people for every 360 square feet of business space. The Knox County Board of Health voted to add the restrictions at Thursday night’s meeting in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Knox County Mayor, Glenn Jacobs, opposed the regulation saying enforcement…MORE

Missing Kingsport Teens

Missing Kingsport Teens

Police in Kingsport are looking for two missing teens. 17-year-olds Lee Troupe and Jenna White were both reported missing last week. Officials say the two cases are not connect. Troupe is 5′11″ and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. White is 5′4″ and 169 pounds. She has blue eyes and brown…MORE

Obama: Not Giving Dolly Parton the Medal of Freedom was a Mistake

Obama: Not Giving Dolly Parton the Medal of Freedom was a Mistake

Former President Barack Obama says not presenting Dolly Parton with the Presidential Medal of Freedom was a mistake. The comments came on CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Monday night. In a segment titled “Questions We’re Pretty Sure Barack Obama Has Never Been Asked Before” Colbert asked, “How does Dolly Parton not have a Presidential Medal of Freedom?”…MORE

Suspect in Custody After Stolen Vehicle Spotted in Knoxville

Suspect in Custody After Stolen Vehicle Spotted in Knoxville

Two are in custody after a stolen vehicle was spotted on I-40 Tuesday. A victim called police around 9:00 p.m. saying he was following his stolen car on I-40 west near Gallaher View Road. Officers responded and confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen. They followed the suspects to the Meridian Apartments on Broome Road. When…MORE

Interstates Wet but Clear this Morning

Interstates Wet but Clear this Morning

TDOT crews have been out overnight laying down salt keeping the roads clear for Tuesday morning’s commute. Our TV Partner WVLT reports, officials with TDOT say interstates across Knox, Sevier, Jefferson, Cocke and Grainger Counties are a bit wet, but clear. Crews started treating the roads before 7:00 Monday night. Some higher elevations and back…MORE

KPD Asking For Help in Road Rage Shooting on I-40 West

KPD Asking For Help in Road Rage Shooting on I-40 West

Knoxville Police are asking for help finding the suspect in a road rage shooting last week. It happened on I-40 West near Strawberry Plains Pike Friday night. Investigators say a 33-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were shot in the incident. Their injuries were described as non-life threatening. The suspect was driving a newer-model blue Ford…MORE

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Dog Daze at Village Green

Dog Daze at Village Green

D​OG DAZE V@ Village Green. The festivities will take place in the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, just south of Planet Fitness, Friday August 13 through Sunday the 15th.

Register to win tickets to Loco Drive-In!

Register to win tickets to Loco Drive-In!

Located right off Exit 72 on I-75 (Loudon), The LoCo Drive-In will feature the latest LED technology video board with day and night viewing capabilities. We plan to present movies, sporting events, concerts and more, catering to all ages and demographics, and connecting our local communities.