A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect until Monday afternoon as rain will be changing to snow in the high country during the overnight hours, inhibiting travel. Patchy ice my develop on bridges and overpasses region-wide around sunrise Monday. The morning commute could run into slowdowns. Windy conditions will persist overnight as well, especially in the mountains.
A Knoxville man, with criminal convictions dating back to 1984, is now in jail, charged with aggravated assault on a police officer.
40-year-old Robert Winton was wanted on eleven warrants, including fleeing from police just last week, when officers spotted him on Sunday in North Knoxville.
Police say Winton tried to run them over, forcing them to shoot him in the hand.
When he got out of the hospital yesterday, he went straight to jail.
The two officers involved in the shooting are on administrative leave until the investigation is complete, which is department policy.
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