Category Archives: Local News

Tennessee Highway Patrol is Investigating a Fatal Crash in Hancock County

Tennessee Highway Patrol is Investigating a Fatal Crash in Hancock County

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Hancock County. THP says 58-year-old Ronnie Kinsler’s pick-up truck had broken down in the southbound lane of Panther Creek Road Sunday night and he was standing behind it while another truck was parked in front it with the driver of the other standing between the…MORE

Anderson County Schools Investigating Possible Student Record Manipulation

Anderson County Schools Investigating Possible Student Record Manipulation

Anderson County Schools is investigating possible issues related to student grades and coursework at Clinton High School. ACS believes that at least one student’s records were manipulated to satisfy graduation requirements, and a teacher and Clinton High School principal Dan Jenkins, Tennessee’s Principal of the Year award winner in 2023, were suspended. Jenkins resigned but…MORE

Missing 5-Year-Old at Center of Endangered Child Alert Found Safe, TBI Says

Missing 5-Year-Old at Center of Endangered Child Alert Found Safe, TBI Says

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) UPDATE: A missing 5-year-old at the center of a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Endangered Child Alert early Monday afternoon has been found safe. TBI officials say 5-year-old Nolen Wilmeth and his mother, Emily Livesay, were both believed to be missing but have since been located and are safe. TBI making that announcement…MORE

TBI Issues Silver Alert for Missing Fentress County Man with Medical Condition

TBI Issues Silver Alert for Missing Fentress County Man with Medical Condition

Fentress County, TN (WOKI) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Fentress County man. TBI officials say 68-year-old Darrel Sanders has a medical condition that could impair his ability to return safely without assistance. He was last seen on April 12 in the area of Fairgrounds Road in Jamestown.…MORE

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Gibbs High School

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Gibbs High School

Knoxville, TN (WOKI) A teen is arrested, and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating following a bomb threat Monday afternoon at Gibbs High School. KCSO officials report the Bomb Unit and an Explosive Detection K-9 Unit arrived at the scene around 2:30 p.m. According to KCSO, nothing was found after officers made an initial…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Shooting in Inskip

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Shooting in Inskip

Knoxville Police are investigating a shooting in Inskip. It happened Saturday night in the 4200 block of 4204 Bruhin Road in a parking lot at Inskip Park. A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. A 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. KPD…MORE