LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Knoxville Police arrested a Fulton High School teaching assistant for reportedly assaulting a student.
Knox County School officials say a school security guard arrested Gary Hamilton, a In-School-Suspension teaching assistant, after an altercation.
A KPD report says a student left a classroom without taking a hall pass. The report goes on to say that Hamilton confronted the student, pushed him against a wall and punched him.
When the security officer came, the officer saw Hamilton punch the student again.
Hamilton is facing assault charges and is suspended with pay until a full investigation is complete.
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