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Shade tree mechanic leaves Knoxville widow waiting

Over the years, you may have hired a shade tree mechanic. That's someone who owns a set of wrenches along with other toolbox goodies and can get vehicles running right there in your driveway. Fran Jordan has known her mechanic for several years and trusted him, until recently.

WATE - 2018-08-20 21:15:18

Beaumont Ave closed in West Knoxville while crews work to put out house fire

WEST KNOXVILLE — Fire crews closed Beaumont Avenue between Jordan Street and Keith Avenue Monday while putting out a house fire.Knoxville Fire Department crews said they responded to the home around noon.No one was injured.The cause of the fire remains under investigation.Neighbors told 10News the h

WBIR - 2018-08-20 16:35:21

Composing life without drugs: A Knoxville pianist's story of addiction

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)--A piano echoes sounds of hope inside Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church Monday. The man behind the keys didn't always have that hope.Kristopher Rucinksi played the piano since he was 10 years-old. Music took the center stage of his young life."For many years, music had b

WVLT.TV - 2018-08-21 03:40:00

KPD: 2 dead in crash on Emory Rd, victims identified

Top Local StoriesMan in custody after attacking truck driver, crashing truck in Sevier Co.KPD: 2 dead in crash on Emory Rd, victims identifiedStudents move into to University of Tennessee dorms

WATE - 2018-08-19 22:56:52

Suspect arrested on attempted murder in stabbing at bus stop

"If they treat each other with dignity with respect, they're allowed to be in the yard. If they start disrespecting, they don't have to go home. They have to get out of the yard of love," said Patsy Parker.


Manhunt continues for 'cold-blooded killers' in Nashville

Bartley "Brandon" Teal, 33, and Jaime Sarrantonio, 30, were killed around 3:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Cobra on Gallatin Avenue.

WATE - 2018-08-20 09:59:27

Knoxville food truck Tootsie appears on Cooking Channel

"A lot of people come to us and get whatever the weirdest thing on our menu is for that day, and it just thrills us that we have so many people who feel that way," Saldivar said.

WBIR - 2018-08-21 10:27:25

Car chase ends with wreck near Exit 407

SEVIERVILLE -- A chase that started with the carjacking of a tow truck in Jefferson County ended on Interstate 40 in Sevier County when the driver took the stolen truck through the median and struck a car while trying to turn into the oncoming traffic lanes, police said.The chase involving 33-year-o

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2018-08-21 05:45:00

Knoxville fire crews investigating blaze at abandoned home

Knoxville Fire Department crew responds to a house fire on Beaumont Avenue on Monday, August 20. Source: WATETop Local StoriesKnoxville fire crews investigating blaze at abandoned homeFelony criminal simulation case against former UT quarterback dismissedOwner of dance studio remembers child who die

WATE - 2018-08-20 17:23:44

Concert alert: Trans-Siberian Orchestra to perform Knoxville concert on Dec. 7

The longtime American rock band, known for its rock-infused orchestral takes on holiday music, will bring its Winter Tour 2018 to Knoxville at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Thompson-Boling Arena. USA TODAY unveiled TSO's 65-city tour Monday morning.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-08-20 12:00:00

Asia Argento bonded with her sexual-assault accuser during Knoxville-filmed movie

The two first bonded when he starred with her in the independent film “The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things,” which was filmed in Knoxville in 2003, when Bennett was 7 years old and Argento was 28.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-08-20 20:55:00

Knoxville woman claims daughter tried to strangle, bite her

According to a police report, Hannah McClancy, 23, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. The report claims that an officer responded to a call about a domestic situation at a residence on First avenue at about 8:25 a.m.


Felony criminal simulation case against former UT quarterback dismissed

Top Local StoriesFelony criminal simulation case against former UT quarterback dismissedOwner of dance studio remembers child who died in crash, how to help familyMan in custody after attacking truck driver, crashing truck in Sevier Co.

WATE - 2018-08-20 13:37:50

KPD investigates a multi-vehicle crash that left two with life-threatening injuries

According to police, around 8:00 p.m., officers responded to a multi-vehicle crash off of Emory Road. Once they arrived on the scene, officers found that two cars, a motorcycle and an SUV were involved in the crash.


KPD: Fight between 20 people leads to stabbing, attempted murder charge

The victim and suspect, identified as Shirley Robinson, are both adults, police said. No juveniles were reported injured.


KPD: Four injured in Emory Road crash

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --Four people were taken to the hospital following a crash on Emory Road, the Knoxville Police Department said.


KCSO: Man wanted for attempted robbery in Knoxville arrested

The Knoxville Police Department reported that on Friday night a man wanted for attempting to rob a Knox County business was arrested. Rick Lewis was arrested after the KCSO Patrol Division made a traffic stop around 10:30 p.m. Lewis was charged with attempted aggravated robbery at a Dollar General l


Mainstream media madness - The Knoxville Focus

If anyone doubts for a moment President Donald Trump’s campaign to call out the mainstream media for misrepresentation, telling half the story or pushing outright lies is having an effect, last week should have caused those doubts to evaporate. Last Thursday, some 100 newspapers joined together, on

KNOXFOCUS.COM - 2018-08-19 19:09:00

Man beat girlfriend, thought she was talking to people underneath the sink, police report says

According to a police report, officers with the Knoxville Police Department, responded to a residence at 10415 Thorngrove Pike on August 14 for a domestic incident.


Serious crash injures four people on Emory Rd.

Knoxville — KPD is still investigating the cause of a Saturday evening crash that sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.Around 8:00 p.m., officers responded to two-vehicle crash in front of 540 E. Emory Road. Police say two vehicles, a motorcycle, and a SUV were all involved