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Large Knoxville apartment complex sold in $48M deal

KNOXVILLE - One of Knoxville's largest apartment complexes has new ownership in a $48 million deal, records show. The Metropolitan at 790 N. Cedar Bluff Road, known for many years as Sunchase Apartments, has been sold by Sunchase Multifamily Partners LLC of Nashville to Goldelm at Metropolitan LLC,

WBIR - 2017-09-18 19:24:09

Knoxville man killed after motorcycle slams into guardrail on the Spur

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park said the a 24-year-old man died following a single-motorcycle accident Sunday on the Spur. The National Park said Sunday at around 8:38 p.m., Larence Overby Tuck IV, slid into a guardrail between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. The acci

WATE - 2017-09-18 13:25:01

Investigation into Knoxville worker's death ongoing; employer pays tribute

State workplace investigators likely will take at least two months to look into the circumstances that caused the death of a Knoxville electrical employee who was working at an Alcoa Highway jobsite last week. Tyler Lowe, 30, worked for Stansell Electric, based in Nashville. An AMR ambulance crew re

WBIR - 2017-09-18 22:22:38

Knoxville missionary family gets hit by a second hurricane

Right now the Caribbean island St. Kitts is getting battered by Maria, a category five hurricane. A Knoxville family who moved there as missionaries are praying for their country. Local 8 News Anchor Lauren Davis talked to the wife who's evacuated to Knoxville while her husband weathers the storm.

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:50:00

GSMNP: Knoxville man identified in deadly motorcycle crash on the Spur

UPDATE (Monday Sept. 18, 9:15 a.m.): Great Smoky Mountain National Parkofficials identified the man who died after crashing his motorcycle on the Spur Sunday. Officials said 24-year-old Lawrence Overby Tuck, IV of Knoxville crashed after sliding into a guardrail past Huskey Grove Road north of a tun

WBIR - 2017-09-18 13:25:33

Knoxville woman's Samsung washer's top violently detaches

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville woman is asking why she never received a recall notice about her Samsung washing machine. The washer came apart two weeks ago with the top flying off. Fortunately, no one was hurt. The manufacturer recalled certain washers 10 months ago. Almost 3 million top-loa

WATE - 2017-09-18 21:48:21

Jon Heder, 'The Tiger Hunter' cast delight Knoxville fans at Regal event

"Napoleon Dynamite" star Jon Heder, Rizwan Manji ("Outsourced") and Karen David ("Once Upon a Time") strolled down the red carpet at the Regal Riviera theater Monday night for a special Knoxville premiere of the upcoming comedy film "The Tiger Hunter." Having a premiere in Knoxville allowed director

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 02:04:18

How to make the most of Tennessee Vols football games in Knoxville

From the archives: University of Tennessee football fans "checker" Neyland Stadium for the home game against rival Florida on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Knoxville. (Video by Adam Lau/News Sentinel) Adam Lau/News Sentinel Tennessee's football season transforms the city of Knoxville on game days. Str

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 11:00:08

Closing arguments begin for retrial of Knoxville man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Closing arguments got off to a late start on Tuesday after Norman Clark, a man accused of killing Brittany Eldridge and his unborn child, was late to his own retrial. Clark arrived about 15 minutes late. After he arrived, Judge Steve Sword sarcastically said, "thank you for

WATE - 2017-09-19 15:45:04

Man's body found in Knoxville house, homicide suspected

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Police are investigating after a man's body was found in a home in the Beaumont neighborhood of Knoxville and police suspect his death was a homicide. Officers were called to 1417 McSpadden Street around 3 p.m. for a welfare check. They found the man's body lying on the flo

WATE - 2017-09-19 22:09:45

Innov865 week kicks-off in Knoxville with celebration of entrepreneurs

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Monday is the start of Innov865 Week, a week-long series of events that brings together startups, entrepreneurs, makers, investors, business leaders, students, and community leaders to celebrate Knoxville as a great place for entrepreneurs. The week kicked off Monday with F

WATE - 2017-09-19 01:08:54

GOP forum for gubernatorial candidates set for Wednesday in Knoxville

Voters can meet and speak with several Republican candidates for governor or their representatives during a forum Wednesday night at the Knoxville Expo Center. Candidates who are expected to attend include Beth Harwell, Kay White and Mae Beavers. A representative for Diane Black also is expected to

WBIR - 2017-09-18 22:06:01

48 hours in Knoxville: Tradition meets trend in East Tennessee

Nestled in a valley around the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville combines old and new by providing a setting both steeped in history and constantly welcoming in new trends. Downtown Knoxville's restaurant scene is exploding with new offerings. Area attractions range from historical and artsy to famil

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 12:00:02

UTMC: Victim who survived fatal hit and run in critical condition

KNOXVILLE - UPDATE (Monday Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m.): The woman who was seriously injured by an SUV in a hit and run that killed another man is currently fighting for her life at UT Medical Center. UTMC said Monday the woman is in critical condition. Sunday night, a suspect in the fatal hit and run was

WBIR - 2017-09-18 14:44:28

Knoxville Police interview fatal hit-and-run suspect

Knoxville Police Department officers were questioning a person of interest in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on the Gay Street Bridge early Sunday morning. According to a KPD release, the incident took place shortly before 3 a.m. KPD officers responded to Gay Street Bridge after reports of an i

DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Knoxville's Rural/Metro issues warning about cliff jumping

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - On Friday a second man drowned at Fort Dickerson Quarry. The man's name has not been released, but the officers with the Knoxville Police Department says they were told he jumped from the side of quarry and never came back up. Cliff jumping is illegal at the Fort Dickerson

WATE - 2017-09-18 09:26:37

Knoxville toddler with Down syndrome part of video campaign in Times Square

NEW YORK (WATE) - Leona Schwartz is all smiles as she poses next to her photo in Times Square. A spotlight was shown on the Knoxville 22-month-old by the National Down Syndrome Society. Her photos was picked out of thousands of entries to be shown during a special video presentation on a jumbo scree

WATE - 2017-09-17 18:27:36

Knoxville community center for at-risk youth, seniors hosts black-tie fundraiser

The Wesley House works closely with their teachers to support any areas in school they are having trouble with, even targeting behavior, tracking all of the kids' grades and progress reports. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Wesley House Community Center is a home away from home for more than 100 at-

WATE - 2017-09-18 08:59:03

Undeterred after losing tie-breaker vote, Parker wages Knoxville City Council write-in campaign

Amelia Parker is new to running for public office, a job that takes her door to door around the city, but she's learning. She took time last week from her campaign and her work with the nonprofit Peace Brigades International USA, where she's executive director, to meet with USA TODAY NETWORK-Tenness

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 09:00:00

Knoxville's Gay Street Bridge reopens after overnight accident

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Gay Street has reopened after an accident overnight. The accident happened at around 3:00 a.m. Sunday. Gay Street was closed for around three hours. It reopened at around 6:15 a.m. There is no word on injuries. No other information is available at this time. Download the WA

WATE - 2017-09-17 09:56:38