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Woman charged after man stabbed to death at West Knoxville restaurant

Deputies say Rickeena Hamilton, 38 and Timothy Cox, 22, got in a fight inside Bull Feathers, located at 10535 Kingston Pike. As they were leaving, Hamilton stabbed Cox with a knife.

WATE - 2018-06-18 12:59:49

TWRA: 4 hurt in Douglas Lake boating accident

Officers says that between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sunday night, a 2011 23-foot Mastercraft operated by Brandon Watson, 21, was traveling upstream from Douglas Dam in the area of Harbor Crest Condominiums and Cowboy's Seafood Restaurant when it hit one of the small islands near the TVA Big Island.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-18 11:17:00

Open casting call in Knoxville for new movie 'Into the Wilderness'

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --East Tennessee was on the big screen earlier this year with "The Last Movie Star," and now another film is set to film here this fall.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-17 18:10:00

Shelter still has pets up for adoption as closing looms

SEVIERVILLE -- With a few weeks left until it closes for good, Pets Without Parents animal shelter has dozens of animals that still need a new home and is working with other shelters and rescue groups, as well as asking the community to consider adopting pets before June 30.The nonprofit is getting

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2018-06-17 05:45:00

Motorcycle wreck sends one to hospital in Knoxville

According to the Knoxville Police Department, a motorcycle was traveling south on Broadway while a vehicle was traveling on Chickamauga Avenue, turning onto Broadway.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-17 12:32:00

1 flown to hospital after boat runs aground on Douglas Lake

Witnesses on the shoreline reported hearing the crash and went to investigate. When they arrived, they found the four victims, one of whom had been ejected. One victim, a 19-year-old man, was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The other three were taken to UT Medical Center by

WATE - 2018-06-18 15:21:30

Loveland Baptist Church damaged after fire, no one hurt

Loveland Missionary Baptist Church suffered smoke and water damage after a fire broke out Sunday evening, the Knoxville Fire Department said.No one was inside the East Knoxville church at the time of the fire.Crews responded to a call for help near 1320 Spring Hill Road at 7:42 p.m., per Knox County

WBIR - 2018-06-18 00:12:31

Families honor Chris Newsom, Channon Christian in memorial ride

"Ever since the very beginning, since the first ride, we have kept an effort to keep shining Chris's memory alive," Gary Christian, Channon's father, said. "It's great to see after all these years, people are still supporting us."

WBIR - 2018-06-16 20:52:51

80-year-old Knoxville woman badly wounded after being attacked and maced in attempted robbery

According to KPD, the victim told her she did not want to talk and when she tried to get inside her car to get away from the suspect, the woman attacked her.


'How stupid is this guy': Police say Tennessee suspect escaped on a lawnmower

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --A thief usually comes armed with a high speed getaway car to leave the scene of the crime, but police said a suspect in Knoxville, Tennessee used a lawnmower for his getaway.Teresa Johnson lived in her neighborhood for about 13 years. She's seen burglaries, but nothing quit


Pigeon Forge eyes annexation for new resort

PIGEON FORGE -- City Commission appears set to approve its first annexation in several years, as commissioners voted on first reading Monday to approve taking in land near Wears Valley Road.The property, across from Waldens Creek Road and running back toward Lost Branch Road, is owned by MacAllan Ri


While on story about bear problem, reporter catches bear digging in trash

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT)--Pete and Joy Jucker were on their way to get dinner and what they saw on the side of the road came as a shock.Just minutes before, Robert Grant, a reporter with Gray-TV affiliate WVLT, also came across the same scene: a black bear rummaging through trash in a nearby drivewa


Police seek suspect who ripped open elderly woman's arm during robbery attempt

The victim told police she was approached by the suspect, who wanted to talk. The victim told the suspect she didn't want to talk and tried to get inside her car to get away from the suspect. That's when police say the suspect attacked the victim, grabbing her arms to the point of breaking the skin,


'Gone Dollywood': Red-state Disneyland or bastion of equality?

Outside of the phrase “Go, Vols,” Dollywood is probably the most evocative word in Tennessee. In his book "Gone Dollywood: Dolly Parton’s Mountain Dream," Graham Hoppe explores the cultural juggernaut that is Dollywood, the genius behind Dolly’s stardom, and the effect of Pigeon Forge’s culture on A


3 E. coli patients released from Children's Hospital, third release confirmed by family

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Three of seven children who have been at Children's Hospital undergoing treatment for E. coli infection have been released from the hospital, leaving four children still in the hospital. One of them is in the pediatric intensive care unit in serious condition.

WATE - 2018-06-16 23:07:27

Trio arrested in shoplifting, public intoxication incidents

Roy Edward Wright, 55, was arrested by Maryville officers on a charge of public intoxication. He was being held in lieu of $500 bond pending a 9 a.m. June 19 hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court.


Police Reports: June 14

Probation violation: Derek Clint Francis, 33, Old Sevierville Highway, was served with active outstanding warrants for violation of probation (two counts) on Monday, June 11. Patrolman Paul Weber arrested Francis without incident and transported him to the Cocke County Jail Annex.


Wednesday fire destroys camper and shed

COSBY—A camper and an adjacent shed in Cosby were destroyed by fire on Wednesday afternoon.The fire occured in the 1900 block of Middle Way, just around 4 p.m.


Rescue crews on scene of West Knox County tractor accident

Top Local StoriesRescue crews on scene of West Knox County tractor accidentWATE employees participate in Founder's Day of Caring at Knoxville clinicPolice: Morristown couple charged with animal cruelty after dog shotKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Rescue crews are on the scene of an accident involving a t


Open casting call announced for new film to be shot in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - New Film Group, LLC, and director Richard De Witt have announced details regarding their highly anticipated new film, ‘Into the Wilderness,' which will be shot in Knoxville.