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KPD searching for suspect in hotel robbery
Knoxville police are on the lookout for the man believed to haverobbed a motelTuesday night.The Knoxville Police Departmentsays a man walked into the lobby of the Econo Lodge on Strawberry Plains Pike around 9:30 p.m.Officers say the man gestured that hehad a gun and demanded that an employee lay cash on the counter.The suspect grabbed some ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Cleanup continues after devastating tornado in Claiborne County
The devastation is still clear as you look around the Speedwell community as many people spent the day trying to pick up the pieces.
News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT
A Republican congressman from Kentucky said his lobbyist wife did not improperly spur him to introduce a bill concerning the possible abuse of Tennessee walking horses and there's no basis for an ethics complaint against him.
Tri-Cities man marries two women; wife pushes for change in bigamy laws
Folks who live on Wiltshire Drive in the Boone's Creek community surveyed the damage left behind after Sunday's storms.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Oklahoma having slow tornado year
So far, Oklahoma has only had 13 tornadoes this year. It's one of the fewest in a year on record.
Radar imagery shows debris flying 10,000 feet in Claiborne County tornado
Three of the suspects in a drug and money laundering scheme involving Newport police officers were arraigned in a Cocke County courtroom Monday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Store owner recalls tale of survival after EF-3 tornado
Store owner recalls tale of survival after EF-3 tornado An EF-3 tornado hit Claiborne County on Sunday night, destroying 10 homes in the area.
Your Pictures: Storm clouds over East Tnyour Pictures: Storm clouds...
YOUR PICTURES: Storm clouds over East TN Got this pic as the storm was calming down in newport about 8:30 pm Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1mVraAa In Speedwell TN, yesterday about halfway between Harrogate and Lafollette on 63, looking west about a mile away from my location.
EF-3 tornado confirmed in Claiborne County
The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-3 tornado touched down near Speedwell in Claiborne County last night with winds of 140 miles per hour.
Tenn. sheriff 'lucky' to survive devastating storms
Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.
Possible tornado in Campbell, Claiborne counties, large amount of damage reported
Dispatchers in Campbell and Claiborne counties say a possible tornado has caused a large amount of damage in the Doakes Creek area of the county, including trees down and homes destroyed.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths
Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of emergency management in Tennessee's Claiborne County tells The Associated Press that searchers are going door to door amid debris of ruined homes Sunday night in the community of Speedwell.