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Blount County deputies arrest two on drug charges

Blount County deputies arrested two people on drug charges outside a Maryville business Friday afternoon, including a Lenoir City man charged with intent to sell methamphetamine. Heath Allen Gainey, 46, Lenoir City, is charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (crystal methamphet

DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-18 04:00:00

Flower truck rolls into Knoxville, diversifies mobile business scene

A new business rolled into Central Filling Station food truck park Saturday afternoon. It was the only truck in the lot not selling food because food trucks aren't just for food anymore. It's new businesses like the Flourish Flower Truck that are proving success isn't always in a storefront. Sometim

WBIR - 2018-03-18 01:46:00

Harriman police search for suspect in armed robbery at CVS

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Harriman Police Department is asking for the public's help to solved an armed robbery that happened Thursday. Officers said a while male, around 6 feet tall, walked into the CVS, at 1136 S. Roane St., at 8:50 p.m. The 190-pound man tabbed the store at gunpoint. The sus

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-16 22:18:00

Minor crash in North Knoxville leads to shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A minor crash in North Knoxville on Friday ended up turning into a shooting and landed both people involved in jail. The Knoxville Police Department says it all started around 11:46 a.m. when a PT Cruiser driven by Ariawna Beason, 18, was pulling out of the Shell Station on

WATE - 2018-03-16 20:28:26

KPD: Man shoots out tires after jumping on hood in attempt to stop car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Two people are under arrest after police say a driver took off from a crash scene with the other driver on the hood of her PT Cruiser, and once they came to a stop he allegedly shot out her tires. KPD said a woman in a PT Cruiser was leaving a Shell gas station on Heiskell

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-16 23:41:00

Knoxville man charged in recent Suntrust Bank robbery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Mark A. Stallings, 58, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn. was arrested for the March 5, 2018, robbery of the Suntrust Bank on Andrew Johnson Highway in Knoxville. Stallings appeared before the Honorable Dennis H. Inman, U.S. Magistrate Judge on March 14, 2018

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2018-03-16 16:25:00

16 businesses cited in Knox County beer sting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Knox County Sheriff's Office conducted a county-wide beer sting this week, checking 122 businesses and issuing sixteen citations for selling beer to an underage person involved with the investigation. KCSO sent an eighteen to twenty year old individual into local busine

WATE - 2018-03-16 18:11:04

Roane deputies arrest 2 after allegedly finding marijuana near child in car seat

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Two Roane County residents are in custody after deputies said they found marijuana hidden in the back seat of a car near a 4-year-old child in a car seat. The Roane County Sheriff's Office said deputies pulled over 25-year-old Brooke Turner on Keylon Drive after noticing th


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Knoxville Police: Man arrested after driving to meet 14-year-old for sex

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Knoxville man faces multiple felony charges after driving to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex, the Knoxville Police Department reports. At 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jason Allen Raley was arrested for solicitation of a minor - aggravated statutory rape and exploitation of a mi


Man arrested after baby found wandering Harriman road

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- According to the Roane County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to reports of a baby walking in the middle of a Harriman road Monday. According to an arrest report, when Captain Tim Hawn arrived at the scene, he said he found the person who called in the child's presen


Drive-by shooting bill named for slain Knoxville child passes committee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A bill named in honor of a Knoxville-boy killed in a drive-by shooting took the first step to becoming law with passage in the state Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill, sponsored by Senator Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville), would strengthen penalties for those convicted of ha


Mother upset motion would move case of murdered Harriman soldier to juvenile court

LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The mother of a soldier killed at home in 2016 is upset after learning the case might move from adult court to juvenile court with a lesser charge. A teenage boy, Jacob Kinney, is accused of shooting and killing MarStratton Gordon, 23, in Harriman. The motion to move the t


KCDC renters will no longer be allowed to smoke inside or on property

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - New rules are around the corner for families living in Knox County Community Development Corporation communities. KCDC is following HUD mandated guidelines, established in 2016, on becoming non-smoking by July 31, 2018. Renters will not be allowed to smoke inside their apar


Attempted murder charge sent to grand jury in Claxton shooting

CLINTON-An attempted first-degree murder charge has been sent to the grand jury in a case involving an Oak Ridge man accused of shooting and injuring two men and shooting near a woman but not hitting her. Two charges of reckless endangerment were also bound over, or sent to the grand jury. A prelimi


Police dog sent into house to end six-hour standoff with fugitive

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit A Blount County man arrested three times over the past month - on charges including assaulting a police officer and aggra


Knoxville Police working hostage situation in East Knox

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Officers with the Knoxville Police Department are on the scene of a reported hostage situation in East Knoxville on Tuesday afternoon, according to officers on the scene. Crews were called to the scene near Linden Avenue at North Chestnut Street at 11:37 a.m. Police said


Man barricaded inside Blount County home; SWAT on scene

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Blount County Sheriff's Office says they have been in the midst of a standoff for several hours Tuesday night at a home off Wildwood Road. Spokesperson Marian O'Briant says a suspect is inside a home and refuses to come out. SWAT officers are on scene, trying to negotia


Knoxville police search for hit-and-run driver who hit teen on scooter

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville police are looking for a driver who hit a teen on a scooter in East Knoxville on Tuesday afternoon and didn't stop. The Knoxville Police Department says Joshua Langston, 15, was riding his scooter along Bertrand Street crossing McCalla Avenue when he was hit by a