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Knoxville man killed in Western Avenue motorcycle crash
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville man was killed Friday morning in a crash involving his motorcycle and another car. The Knoxville Police Department says they arrived at the scene of the crash around 8:39 a.m. at the intersection of Western Avenue at Sullivan Road. Police say Megan Drain, 24, wa
Are ghosts real? Here are 7 of Knoxville, East Tennessee's most haunted places
Knoxville's historic Andrew Johnson building, once a hotel where it's said Hank Williams Sr. spent his last night, has towered over the Tennessee River and Gay Street for decades. Wochit Ghosts can be so, well, ghostly. But several Knoxville buildings are known as the homes of spirits. Here are th
Teen girl found dead of apparent suicide outside Gibbs High School, sheriff's office says
A teenage girl was found dead of an apparent suicide outside Gibbs High School in Corryton on Thursday afternoon, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. A group of students reported finding the 17-year-old victim at a shed behind the baseball field, according to KCSO spokeswoman Kimberly Gle
Knoxville pair accused of stealing over $1,800 in clothing from Alcoa store
Two Knoxville women who allegedly made off with over $1,800 worth of clothing from an Alcoa store Sunday afternoon were arrested after officers stopped the vehicle they were in on Pellissippi Parkway.Alcoa Police officers arrested Madaisia O. Duncan, 22, and Shabazz T. Magwood, 21, on a charge each
Three-county chase ends in arrest
A Newport man was arrested following a looping three county chase Wednesday night.Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Paul Kilday said he heard the Dollar General store, across from the THP post on Cosby Road, had been robbed at 7:06 p.m.The officer soon thereafter spotted a vehicle matching the descri
34 arrested on drug offenses in Rockwood round-up
Rockwood Police and several other agencies conducted a round-up Thursday to arrest 34 people on drug offenses involving opioids and other pills, methamphetamine and heroin, and some heroin laced with fentanyl. Officers, agents, deputies and prosecutors with the Rockwood Police Department, the 9th D
Knox Co. Mayor Jacobs calls special county commission session to resolve pension dispute
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --Thursday, October 25, the Knox County Commission will hold a special session at the request of Knox Co. Mayor Glenn Jacobs to discuss a proposed settlement to lawsuits over the Uniformed Officers Pension Plan.
Halloween 2018: Where to trick or treat in Knoxville, East Tennessee
Goes from noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Horse Haven of Tennessee, 2417 Reagan Road. The event will feature food trucks and trick-or-treating for kids. It also will serve as Horse Haven's farewell to its Reagan Road location, according to theevent's Facebook page.Info: .
Dirty equipment and improper handwashing by restaurant employees noted during inspection
The following restaurants were recently evaluated by the Knox County Health Department. Restaurant scores may change with follow-up visits. For more information on health scores visit http://apps.health.tn.gov/EHInspections. Tony's Grill LLC, 3920 Monroe Drive: 100 Village Bakery, 6202 Chapman Highw
Lenoir City woman charged with scamming elderly out of $518,000 in senior housing scheme
A Lenoir City woman faces federal charges she scammed elderly people out of approximately $518,000 by peddling non-existent senior housing and bogus investment opportunities, prosecutors said. A federal grand jury handed down an indictment Tuesday charging Christina Erin Myers, 36, with four counts
Watch Caroline Rose's eccentric study of suburban malaise in the "Jeannie Becomes A Mom" video - The Key
Before she heads out on her fall headlining tour, which includes a stop at Underground Arts next month, everybody’s favorite eccentric rockerCaroline Rosehas a new music video to share. Rose released her breakout sophomore albumLONERearlier this year, and the new video brings one of its standout sin
Rockwood police round up over 30 people on drug charges
The cases involved opioids and other pills, methamphetamine, and heroin, including some heroin laced with fentanyl.
Knoxville man wages war with kudzu
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - As you drive around East Tennessee, you have undoubtedly seen kudzu. A Knoxville man has been at war with this plant for years, and he's not willing the battle. It's overtaken a nearby hillside and covered trees. He's fighting to keep it away from his home.
UT Vols vs. Alabama: Predictions have Crimson Tide winning, but by how much?
Darryl Hardy comes from behind Siran Stacy (27) and stops him on October 19, 1991 during the Tennessee-Alabama game. Knoxville News Sentinel Photo Archives, Knoxville News Sentinel Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Tennessee ended a lot of streaks with last w
Hidden Knoxville native's mural found, restored in Norris Dam
While preparing the dam for the anniversary of its completion, Tennessee Valley Authority workers uncovered a mural by Robert Birdwell. The modernist painter was a Knoxville native and a member ofthe Knoxville 7, a group of artists credited with bringing modern art to the city and East Tennessee.
Pigeon Forge to receive indoor drive-in theater before Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - An update from the founder of August Moon Drive-In stated that Nashville's location is still a priority, but it will open after a location in Pigeon Forge.
Alabama vs. Tennessee: Game time, TV channel, where to stream online
Here's what you need to know to follow the game in your living room, at the bar, in the car or online.
Jackie's Dream is making a move to north Knoxville
Knoxville — Jackie's Dream serves what Chef Jackie Booker Griffin calls "country cookin", with an emphasis on fresh food made with love.And that special ingredient has made many in Knoxville fall in love with the food at Jackie's. So many, in fact, that the restaurant is lacking on space to fit them
Rocky Top abandoned building fire sees traffic redirected
Tennessee NewsKnoxville Driver arrested for deadly head-on crash at Percy Priest Dam in NashvilleRocky Top abandoned building fire sees traffic redirectedPolice arrest four in Middle Tennessee after day-long standoffA fire at an abandoned building in Rocky Top is causing traffic to be redirected Mon
Knoxville Ice Bears prepare to face-off first opponent in season opener
“Coming off the heels of last season, where we were very fast, very dynamic and putting up six goals a game," said President and General Manager for the Ice Bears, Mike Murray, "our team toughness was in question sometimes,but that's all going to change dramatically this year."