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Police identify man killed after metal wind skirt from tractor-trailer enters car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Police have identified a man who was struck and killed Sunday when a tractor-trailer piece flew into his vehicle while driving on I-40 west in Knoxville. Knoxville police on Monday identified Mark Elliott, 71, of St. Louis, Missouri as the victim who was struck and killed b

WATE - 2018-10-22 13:53:05

TBI: Argument led to fatal shooting and car crash

Madisonville, Tenn. — An Athens man is accused of shooting and killing a man while they were both passengers in a car that crashed after the shooting.According to the TBI, Christopher Garrett, 26, was in the front passenger seat of a car driven by a woman. Paul Strickland was sitting in the back sea

WBIR - 2018-10-22 16:41:55

Harriman not on board with metro government

“We looked at this [metro government] back in 1999-2000 and it worked its way up through the early part of 2000s, seeing the benefits, the pros and cons, and I know at that time the council never did form a committee but they did their own research and study,” said Mayor Wayne Best.


18-year-old woman killed in crash near Seymour

An 18-year-old Sevierville woman was killed Saturday in a fiery crash near Seymour, a Tennessee Highway Patrol report shows. The victim was identified as Brittney Whaley. She was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. Also injured was Kinsey Rucker, 26, of Seymour. She was driving a 2016 Ford Escape that

WBIR - 2018-10-22 14:11:00

Foreman at Kingston coal ash clean-up site says he was ordered to trash protective gear

“The ash dust would eat the bearings up, like, all the idlers, the belt, the serpentine belt, idler pulleys, probably had three of four sets put on it in a couple of years,” Roane County native Michael Robinette testified Friday in U.S. District Court.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-10-22 12:00:00

TBI investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Cocke County

At approximately 5 a.m., a TBI agent and several officers and deputies from Newport Police Department and Cocke County Sheriff's Office visited a home on the 2000 block of Highway 160 in Newport to serve an arrest warrant to William David Williamson, 61.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-10-22 16:10:00

Drug roundup nets 30-plus arrests

“It’s essentially a year-long, probably even longer than a year at this point, operation using undercover confidential informants, confidential sources, to target known drug traffickers, drug dealers in Rockwood city and the Rockwood area that are bringing drugs into the community,” District Attorne

ROANE COUNTY NEWS - 2018-10-21 19:00:00

Trick or treat with Harriman Care residents

“They [residents] love it. Last year, we had 152 trick or treaters. We were shocked because there was so much going on. We usually average around 100 trick or treaters,” said Connie Sheldon, activity director.


Man dies in freak accident

Bear cub taken in by Appalachain Bear Rescue after being hit by carSeymour VFD: Child hit by car off of River Divide RoadNot all 'frowns' after Bama blowout of UT$2 million Powerball winner in Knoxville, jackpots continue to soarKCSO: Suspect flees after robbery at Lee's MarketPursuit of a stolen ve

WATE - 2018-10-21 22:13:02

$2 million Powerball winner in Knoxville, jackpots continue to soar

NASHVILLE - One Knoxville resident is $2 million richer after last nights Powerball drawing. Saturday night, a lucky Powerball player in Knoxville won the $2 million prize by matching all five white numbers drawn - just one number shy of the jackpot. The base prize for matching the five white numb

WATE - 2018-10-21 14:06:31

KPD: Driver killed after unknown object goes through window, causing wreck

Knoxville Police say a driver is dead after an uknown object penetrated the driver's side window and struck the driver. Knoxville - Knoxville Police are conducting an investigation after strange circumstances led to the death of a driver this morning. Around 10:35 a.m, officers and investigators r

WBIR - 2018-10-21 19:27:00

Police: Truck's dislodged metal skirt kills vehicle driver

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Police in Tennessee say a metal skirt became dislodged from a tractor-trailer and went through another vehicle's window, killing the driver. "This morning about 10:30 am the 911 center got a call indicating there was a vehicle on the Cedar Bluff ramp and the driver was deceased

WVLT.TV - 2018-10-21 12:44:00

Knox County Sheriff's Office investigating robbery at Lee's Food Market

Authorities said the suspect came in to the store and demanded the contents of the register. He left with cash and lottery tickets. Officials say the suspect is a black male who is bald with a mustache. He is 6'0 and about 180 pounds. He was wearing black shorts and a black hoodie and possibly drivi

WBIR - 2018-10-21 06:04:00

UT Vols cornerback Alontae Taylor ejected in Tennessee vs. Alabama game

Alabama analyst Butch Jones walks onto the field wearing an Alabama tie before the against Tennessee game Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn.Michael Patrick/News SentinelFullscreen


Kingston coal ash spill worker: 'They told us we would be fired if we wore a mask' - and he was

Kingston coal ash spill worker: 'They told us we would be fired if we wore a mask' - and he was When Kevin Thompson showed up for work cleaning up the nation's largest coal ash spill, he underwent a drug test but no training, he told jurors Thursday. "We did a drug test, filled out (paperwork) and


Dead Man's Farm is spooky business

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WVLT)--At Loudon County's Dead Man's Farm, spooky is their business and they've been doing it for 10 years.


BREAKING: Tennessee Highway Patrol pursue stolen vehicle

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Tennessee Highway Patrol pursued a stolen vehicle into a residential neighborhood late Friday night. The THP investigation is ongoing and Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies were also called to the scene. A truck was on fire at the scene. WATE 6 On Your Side is working t


Multi-car wreck on I-40 causes major traffic problems

A multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 40 near the Strawberry Plains exit is causing some major traffic issues. Initial reports do not indicate serious injuries from the accident. Eastbound traffic is affected with the left lane blocked. Westbound traffic is unaffected.


Knoxville Fire Department working a house fire in North Knoxville

Knoxville Fire Department says they are working a house fire in North Knoxville.Dispatch says the call came in around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. Assistant Chief Brent Seymour told 10news that a small stove fire was the cause. He says the homeowner put out hte fire himself but it smoldered through the ni


Roane Co. man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) --On Friday, a Roane County man was arrested and taken into custody.