Knoxville, TN

24-year-old Knoxville man died in Tuesday's shooting in Morningside neighborhood

Knoxville police have identified the man shot and killed in the Morningside neighborhood Tuesday afternoon as Richard Wynn, 24, of Knoxville. Knoxville police officers responded to the shooting at around 1:50 p.m. in the 1900 block of Rosedale Avenue, a spokesperson said in a press release. Wynn was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center but did not survive his injuries. ...
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KPD Identifies Victim in East Knox Shooting

The Knoxville Police Department identifies the victim of fatal East Knoxville Shooting. Officials say officers responded to the shooting on Rosedale Avenue on Tuesday and found Richard Wynn, 24, shot. He was transported to UT Medical Center. Officials say Wynn did not survive his injuries. Officials say they do not...
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S&S Cafeteria closing its doors

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Knoxville staple is closing its doors for good- S&S Cafeteria will be going out of business on Aug. 31. The cafeteria has been in Knoxville for nearly 50 years, opening in 1974. Generations of families grew up eating fried chicken, macaroni and cheese and chocolate pie.

Statistics show drug overdoses trending upward in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville Fire Department reported that they responded to 101 overdose calls in the city during August. District Attorney Charme Allen has counted 19 suspected overdose deaths so far this August. By August 2021, 28 overdose deaths were suspected and that month totaled out to 44 suspected overdose deaths. Many are hoping to not repeat that trend.

Neighbor Helps Couple Displaced by Walker Springs Apartment Fire

The Strip will not look the same in the coming years; four new apartment buildings and a ten-story parking garage are in the works for Cumberland Avenue. Your headlines from 8/18 in 8 minutes or less. Featuring: KPD internal investigation, deadly fire victim identified, good news on chicken prices. Have...

Knox Co. Schools sees 108 students so far stop by its Clothing Center for essentials

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Just a few days into the school year, Knox County Schools said 108 students so far stopped by their Clothing Center to get some of the essentials. The KCS Clothing Center is meant to provide school-appropriate clothing for students who may not be able to afford them and who were declared eligible by their school. People can donate used clothing of all sizes or give money to help the center continue providing clothes.

Family of UT Basketball star Zakai Zeigler finds a new home on Rocky Top after fire at NYC apartment

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It's been several months since Vol Nation rallied around a basketball star's family, helping them find a home after their old one burned down. Charmane Zeigler dodges boxes and furniture as she shares her vision for her grandson's new bedroom. Nori wants it to be all about race cars. It's been months, but her family is finally able to settle down.

Announcement from Tennessee Vols will undoubtedly divide the fan base

The Tennessee Vols football program made an announcement on Thursday that will undoubtedly divide the fan base. Tennessee revealed that the program will bring back its smokey grey uniforms that were last used in 2017. According to a release from Tennessee, the Vols will wear smokey gray uniforms for a...

Shacks and campers listed for rent as availability dwindles in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville is full and may not be able to house many more renters, according to a new report from the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors. The report found that the city's occupancy rate soared to nearly 99% in the second quarter of 2022, and so people hoping to rent a home in Knoxville may not be able to find anything in their budget. As a result, the price of renting in the city has increased.

Knoxville apartment fire displaces at least 15 families

Fire quickly spread through an apartment complex in West Knoxville resulting in the building being a total loss, with some units in the next building being affected as well. Residents are now working to pick up the pieces and find a new place to live.

UPDATE: Missing woman found in Knoxville

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The Clarksville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 21-year-old Deseria Travis. Travis was last heard from on May 10. She had been living in Clarksville and has brown hair and blue eyes, is 5’8” tall, and weighs approximately 180 pounds. Travis was pregnant at the time and had a due date of Aug. 7. If anyone sees Travis or knows of her whereabouts, please call 911 so officers can check on her welfare.