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LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong storms Monday afternoon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Local 8 Weather Alert will be in effect for Monday for the possibility of strong to severe storms moving across the area. While we'll see a few showers during the morning hours, the strongest storms will arrive in the afternoon after 3 p.m. These storms will have the pot

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-19 00:33:00

Report: Man Who Drove Into Bull Had Meth

A Mosheim man who struck a bull in his car shortly after 9 p.m. Friday was found by the Tennessee Highway Patrol to be carrying 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine. William Richard Gregg, 35, of 8539 Blue Springs Parkway, was driving a 1997 Volkswagen Golf sedan when it struck the bull on Reed Roa

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-19 14:30:00

One person charged in weekend homicide at East Knoxville nightclub

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting that left one person dead inside an East Knoxville night

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 16:01:26

Blount County deputies arrest two on drug charges

Blount County deputies arrested two people on drug charges outside a Maryville business Friday afternoon, including a Lenoir City man charged with intent to sell methamphetamine. Heath Allen Gainey, 46, Lenoir City, is charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (crystal methamphet

DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-18 04:00:00

Maryville father, son charged after 10 dogs seized

A Maryville father and son were jailed on animal cruelty charges Thursday night, two days after authorities seized 10 dogs from their properties. Gary Dean McMurray, 52, Janeway Road, Maryville, was arrested by Blount County Sheriff's deputies on eight counts of animal cruelty and one count of aggra

DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-18 04:00:00

Child endangerment charges for Pigeon Forge couple who had drugs, gun in the open inside hotel

Source: Pigeon Forge Police Department PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WATE) - A man and woman were arrested Wednesday in Pigeon Forge on multiple drug and child endangerment charges after police discovered methamphetamine and marijuana easily accessible to their three young children in their hotel room. Aaro


Man accused of robbing West Knox gas station on the run, KCSO on alert

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A man accused of robbing a West Knox County gas station is on the run, and Knox County deputies need help finding him. The Knox County Sheriff's Office said a white man robbed the Shell gas station in the 8000 block of Oak Ridge Highway just after 1:00 Saturday afternoon. D

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-19 02:20:00

Knoxville man charged in deadly club shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Knoxville man faces a second degree murder charge after one person was killed early Sunday at a club in East Knoxville. Officers with the Knoxville Police Department were dispatched to a shooting call at 12:33 a.m. Sunday at the Queens R Kings Club at 2636 E. Magnolia A

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-19 18:32:00

TWRA warns residents about expected bear activity

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- As winter fades, bear sightings are expected to increase, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency wants citizens to be prepared. According to TWRA Black Bear Coordinator Dan Gibbs, bear activity is expected to increase at this time of the year as it is the season when


Seymour family displaced after house fire, church steps in to help

Courtesy: Seymour Volunteer Fire Department SEYMOUR (WATE) - A Seymour family was displaced after flames engulfed a third of their home Saturday morning in the Van Haven subdivision. The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the home around 6:22 and saw flames going through the roof. All occ


2 charged after police find pot, meth in room with children

PIGEON FORGE -- A couple who apparently refused to leave their hotel room found themselves facing serious charges, including child abuse, after officers found drugs in the room along with children as young as two weeks old. Pigeon Forge Police Officer John Thornton was dispatched to the Days Inn Wed


Minor crash in North Knoxville leads to shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A minor crash in North Knoxville on Friday ended up turning into a shooting and landed both people involved in jail. The Knoxville Police Department says it all started around 11:46 a.m. when a PT Cruiser driven by Ariawna Beason, 18, was pulling out of the Shell Station on


Dolly Parton announces a "Season of Showstoppers" at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tn. - Let's be honest, if anyone has perfected the art of the "showstopper," it is the legendary Dolly Parton. So when Mrs. Parton herself says 2018 is going to be a "Season of Showstoppers" at Dollywood, you best believe her! Award-winning theme park Dollywood officially kicked off it


Flower truck rolls into Knoxville, diversifies mobile business scene

A new business rolled into Central Filling Station food truck park Saturday afternoon. It was the only truck in the lot not selling food because food trucks aren't just for food anymore. It's new businesses like the Flourish Flower Truck that are proving success isn't always in a storefront. Sometim

WBIR - 2018-03-18 01:46:00

Sevierville police issue 80 seat belt warnings to parents at school

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Sevierville Police said they issued 80 warnings to parents dropping off children Thursday at Sevierville Primary School. Officers said the violations included not using a seat belt or car seat, or using the car seat incorrectly. The officers were out as part of the SAFE


East High student accused of making threat

The Hamblen County Sheriff's Department and school officials each had a message for students after another teen was arrested Thursday for making threats against Morristown Hamblen High School East: This is not a joking matter. The 15-year-old was taken into custody Thursday evening about 12 hours af


Knoxville man charged in recent Suntrust Bank robbery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Mark A. Stallings, 58, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn. was arrested for the March 5, 2018, robbery of the Suntrust Bank on Andrew Johnson Highway in Knoxville. Stallings appeared before the Honorable Dennis H. Inman, U.S. Magistrate Judge on March 14, 2018


KPD: Man shoots out tires after jumping on hood in attempt to stop car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Two people are under arrest after police say a driver took off from a crash scene with the other driver on the hood of her PT Cruiser, and once they came to a stop he allegedly shot out her tires. KPD said a woman in a PT Cruiser was leaving a Shell gas station on Heiskell


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man on 20-year probation returned to jail

Chuck Mason is back in custody. Charles "Chucky" Mason, Jr., 41, Happy Hollow Road, Parrottsville, was given a 20-year probation term in 2016 after he pleaded guilty as a Range II offender to the aggravated assault of three individuals. Then in November 2016, officers with the Cocke County Sheriff's