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Child abduction ends well in Athens

ATHENS - A man who took a sleeping 1-year-old girl from her home has been arrested and the child recovered safely, according to a release from Athens Police Department. The release said Athens officers were initially called to a local apartment complex following up on reports of a man causing proper

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

Winter weather causing crashes in East Tennessee

(WATE) - After Tuesday's widespread snow, many roads have hazard conditions making it difficult for drivers. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says interstates and state roads are in good condition. However, secondary and neighborhood roads may still have ice and snow. A car crashed and l

WATE - 2018-01-17 15:00:28

Cruze Farm offering free ice cream to celebrate Dolly Parton's birthday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Cruze Farm announced they would be giving away free ice cream cones in celebration of Dolly Parton's birthday on Friday, January 19. Stop by the Cruze Farm location at 2721 Asbury Road in Knoxville to get a "double Dolly cone" of sweet cream with rainbow sprinkles free of

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-18 04:44:00

Snow event cost city of Knoxville $90K in materials, equipment alone

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The city of Knoxville says Tuesday's snow event cost them around $90,000 in materials and equipment alone. Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero tweeted some statistics, saying 28,000 gallons of brine was used to pretreat the roads on Monday and 1,000 tons of salt was used on Tue

WATE - 2018-01-17 23:09:23

Stay cautious of slick conditions on roads this morning

Traveling is going to be a concern Wednesday as East Tennesseans wake up to a snow-covered landscape. Temperatures aren't going to rise above 20 degrees today, so the snow is likely not going anywhere anytime today. This means slick, icy roads in spots. Latest Forecast Thankfully, most of the main r

WBIR - 2018-01-17 15:07:00

Barely a week after previous break-in, K Brew hit again

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- For the third time in less than a month, a burglar smashed a window at K Brew and broke into the store. But this time, the coffee shop has a better idea of who to look for. K Brew posted about the burglary on its Facebook page around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. It happened a

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-17 16:57:00

List of school closings for Thursday, Jan. 18

Here is a list of school systems and other agencies in East Tennessee who have announced closings or delays for Thursday, Jan. 18. ABC Kiddie Academy - Knoxville: DELAYED 1 HOUR Athens: CLOSED Blount County: CLOSED Campbell County: CLOSED Campbell County Government Offices: DELAYED 2 HOURS Claiborne

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-17 22:04:20

Urgent care clinics crowded with flu and injuries

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Between sniffles and injuries, East Tennessee urgent care clinics are swamped. "We're seeing a ton of flu and upper respiratory infections, sinus infections, bronchitis, we're seeing a significant amount of injuries from the snow and ice," said Russell Rhea, a doctor at AF

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-18 01:28:00

MH teen injured in accidental shooting

A 13-year-old teenage boy was injured and a 19-year-old male was jailed after an accidental shooting incident Wednesday afternoon on Johns Drive in Mountain Home. According to a news release from Mountain Home Police Chief Carry Manuel, Kendal A. Nodine was arrested Wednesday afternoon after an inve

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 22:34:39

Two apply for marijuana stores in Mountain Home

Applications to operate medical marijuana businesses include plans for two dispensaries in Mountain Home and one in Flippin, a document from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration reveals. The DFA on Jan. 11 released a nine-page document listing the business names and cities of all 32

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 03:50:39

Sheriff: Fiss, Hughes face more theft charges

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A man and a woman arrested last week in a search for one of Baxter County's most wanted criminals now face numerous additional charges related to a break-ins and thefts in the Mountain Home area, a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery reports. E

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-18 03:47:51

Tailgating leads to meth find, two arrested

A traffic stop for tailgating turned in to the arrest of a pair after a traffic stop in Gravesville. In the Tuesday, Jan. 9 report, a deputy reported seeing a car following a second car too closely while they were going through Bee Branch. As the deputy pulled behind the car to see what was going on

VANBURENCOUNTYDEM.COM - 2018-01-17 18:48:27

Probationer arrested again, for burglary this time

Brandy Brian Barnes found himself in a familiar place Monday morning when he arrived at the Baxter County jail for the 11th time, this time for residential burglary. Barnes, 37, was caught in the 900 block of Buford Road inside a garage as he was allegedly stealing a multitude of items. The former M

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 03:50:22

Escapee who fled while in handcuffs back in custody

Ronald Long, Jr. (Source: Cleburne County Sheriff's Office via Facebook) The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office stated Wednesday that 33-year-old Ronald A. Long, Jr. of Quitman has been taken into custody. Long ran from sheriff's deputies during a Sunday traffic stop. After placing him and another per

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-17 21:55:58

Drive for Life blood drive kicks off

A three-day event which started Wednesday helps to collect blood during a time of the year where there always seems to be a shortage. A three-day event which started Wednesday helps to collect blood during a time of the year where there always seems to be a shortage. According to Blytheville Police

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-18 03:37:55

Icy road blamed for fatal crash

Investigators blame icy roads for a crash that claimed the life of a Hardy man. Investigators blame icy roads for a crash that claimed the life of a Hardy man. Greetings! It is the 16th year of our celebration, where we look to improve the unity and promotion of social change in our community. Greet

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-16 14:17:44

Fire prompts evacuation of Leon Valley daycare

LEON VALLEY, Texas - Fire crews on Wednesday afternoon responded to a structure fire at a daycare in strip mall in Leon Valley. According to officials they received a call at 2:24 p.m. about the fire in the 7500 block of Eckert Road. When they arrived, they could see flames coming from the back of t

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 05:52:00

TxDOT: Patches of ice still on San Antonio roadways causing major closures

TxDOT: Patches of ice still on San Antonio roadways causing major closures 1 / 62 Back to Gallery While the majority of ice that formed on San Antonio roadways Tuesday morning has thawed and evaporated, isolated patches of ice are still being treated on the northern half of the city. Texas Departmen

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-01-17 06:27:58

New bar fuses throwback jams with bar bites

SAN ANTONIO - There's a new hot spot coming to San Antonio. Groove House opens this Saturday, January 20 in Castle Hills. You can jam out to your favorite throwback jams from the 80s, 90s, and early 00s while chowing down on hot wings and loaded queso fries! Groove House will be open from 4 pm to 2

KENS 5 - 2018-01-17 21:16:44

SAPD and family looking for missing teen

15-year-old Demarcus Christopher Deon Braggs has been missing since Saturday, January 13 and his family is asking for help to find him. He was last seen on the 400 block of Enoch Walk on the east side of San Antonio. At the time, Braggs was wearing a black hoodie, green basketball shorts and white J

KENS 5 - 2018-01-17 22:11:44