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Maryville man accused of producing and distributing child pornography

A Blount County man is facing four felony counts after a Grand Jury in East Tennessee indicted him for producing, possessing, and distributing child pornography.According to the U.S. District Court in Knoxville, George Robert Everhart is accused of engaging in sexually explicit conduct with a 7-year

WBIR - 2018-06-22 17:28:40

First female chief of police in Knoxville history takes office Monday

"The reason I know I am prepared is because of the great team we have. All the other deputies, all the command staff, the officers, we all work well together. We're a great team. And Chief Rausch has left me in a great spot."

WCYB.COM - 2018-06-22 09:45:12

Oak Ridge Junior Police Academy inspires young kids

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) --The Oak Ridge Junior Police Academy teaches about 30 kids, in grades 5 through 12, about law enforcement."It's a whole bunch of kids our age and we're all learning together with the police department, seeing what they do and how they figure it out, and these processes that

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-22 18:05:00

Dermatologists show how to spot and identify 3 types of skin cancer

This particular type doesn't spread to the rest of the body and can be removed easily. Usually, you'll find red, scaly and shiny spots on the head and neck.

WBIR - 2018-06-23 01:35:47

Photos: Lavender Festival 2018 - Oak Ridge Today

The Lavender Festival is pictured above in Jackson Square on Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Photo by Julio Culiat)

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2018-06-22 14:50:42

Knoxville man wins $100k in Powerball drawing

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville man claimed his $100,000 prize that he won on Wednesday night playing Powerball.

WATE - 2018-06-21 14:39:34

In Vols legend John Ward, Titans voice Mike Keith had more than a hero and mentor

"Voice of the Vols" John Ward is recognized on the field during a game between Tennessee and Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday Nov. 25, 2017.during a game between Tennessee and Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday Nov. 25, 2017.Caitie McMekin/Ne

JACKSON SUN - 2018-06-22 16:21:00

Part of Melton Lake Drive to be closed Thursday for USA Cycling races - Oak Ridge Today

The closure is necessary to provide a safe,closed-loop coursefor athletes, volunteers, and spectators, a press release said.


East Tennessee man arrested on child porn charges

Counts one and two of the indictment allege that Everhart used two minors, ages 7 and 10, to produce and attempt to produce child pornography.

WKRN - 2018-06-23 01:25:58

Woman accused of trying to kill her mother in Loudon County after giving her a manicure

According to the LCSO, 50-year-old Kimberly Martin Hopkins from Medford, Oregon arrived at her parents' home unannounced on June 14 for a visit.

WBIR - 2018-06-21 18:30:17

Lane Kiffin asked to wear bulletproof vest in return to Neyland

(Photo: USA TODAY Sports)On an infamous night in January of 2010 in Knoxville, Tenn., Lane Kiffin bolted from the Tennessee football program overnight to take the vacant coaching job with the USC Trojans. This was a little over a year after he had accepted the job at Tennessee, and it left the Vols


Council expected to appoint new member on July 9 - Oak Ridge Today

Vogel, who was elected to a four-year term in November 2016, is serving through June 30. Currently employed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vogel will become director of strategic irradiation capability for the Advanced Test Reactor at INL, which is in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2018-06-22 04:23:09

Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Laboratory unveils its shiny, new 200 petaflop supercomputer

Inside that chicken coop they always kept the TV on. The programs helped the chicks to grow, helped to keep them calm. As four little chickens put that heavy water down their gullets, a kung fu show was on the air.


KCSO seeks suspect accused in North Knox County attempted robbery

The Knox County Sheriff's Office has asked for help locating a man accused of trying to rob a Subway in North Knox County.A white male went into the store on Oak Ridge Highway and attempted to rob it around 10 a.m. Thursday. The suspect reportedly showed a weapon and then demanded money, according t

WBIR - 2018-06-21 19:52:41

Knoxville mayor to announce new chief of police at 2 p.m. today

Before she was promoted to deputy chief, Gass was named captain and placed in charge of the Management Services Division where she was responsible for the department’s budget, payroll, the Personnel and Crime Analysis Units, accreditation, building services and grants among other things.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-06-21 16:39:00

Harriman facing $17M hospital question

Broken down into three phases, the total cost would be around $17 million if everything were done with the three sections, including building an area with bays for the fire department in phase 2.

ROANE COUNTY NEWS - 2018-06-21 21:00:00

Man charged in West Knox carjacking, auto theft spree

Jordan Andrew Hayes, 35, of Philadelphia, Tenn. initially attempted to carjack a couple's vehicle about 1:30 p.m. outside Atomic Pawn, 8843 Kingston Pike, in West Knoxville but ran when confronted, according to court records.


McNeilly retiring after 19 years as library director - Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge City Council members Jim Dodson, left, and Kelly Callison, second from left, read a proclamation for Kathy McNeilly, right, during her retirement celebration at Oak Ridge Public Library on Friday, June 15, 2018. Also pictured is Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson. (Photo by City of Oak Rid


Teen dead of possible drowning in Cherokee Lake; crews search for 2nd teen

Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnigan says two 16-year-olds, one male and one female, went underwater at Evergreen Cove around 6 p.m. and did not resurface.


New world record black crappie caught by Tennessee angler - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Pending results from DNA testing, an angler from Philadelphia, TN, will reportedly own the state and world record for black crappie, breaking a state record that’s been held for more than three decades.