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Attempted Jail Break at Blount County Detention Center

Updated: 11/20/2008 - Sheriff James Berrong says Christopher A. Ellis, 31 of Sunbright was being held in one of the jail’s medical cells when a guard noticed he had disappeared. It was quickly discovered that he had made a hole in the ceiling of the cell and crawled into the facility’s inner concrete wall

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Gas prices down, but other costs still up

Updated: 11/20/2008 - Some businesses hiked up delivery charges after gas spiked at 5 dollars a gallon. Well now that prices have come down we checked to see if your costs are also dropping.

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Collisions with deer on the rise in Tennessee

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Collisions between vehicles and deer are on the rise here in Tennessee. Lee Morton and his wife discovered that for themselves on Monday. With no time to do anything!

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UT Medical Center honors World COPD Day

Updated: 11/19/2008 - C.O.P.D - or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - is a huge problem here in East Tennessee. This is mainly due to the fact there is large population of smokers in our area. But many people go un-diagnosed. To bring awareness to the disease, and to honor World C.O.P.D Day, UT Medical Center gave free lung screenings today.

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Dow falls below 8,000, S&P at 5-year low

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Wall Street hit levels not seen since 2003, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling below the 8,000 mark, as the fate of Detroit's Big Three automakers and the economy disheartened investors. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for complete information about this developing financial story.

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2-story home burns in East Knox County

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Fire burned part of both floors of a two-story home on Strawberry Plains Pike in east Knox County, according to Rural Metro Fire Department spokesman Billy Kear.

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12 arrested in Kentucky drug roundup

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Police in Middlesboro, Ky. say they have arrested a dozen people in a drug roundup that began around 6:30 Wednesday morning.

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Bredesen: Time for 'breather' on new incentives

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Gov. Phil Bredesen says he plans to dial back Tennessee's efforts to attract businesses to the state if it lands one or two more projects on the scale of the new Volkswagen plant being built in Chattanooga.

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UT undergrad admissions application deadline Dec. 1

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Officials at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are reminding prospective freshmen that the deadline to apply for admission is now Dec. 1 -- two months earlier than in the past.

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Southern lawmakers sour on Detroit bailout

Posted: 11/19/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- If it's no surprise that Michigan lawmakers are behind the pitch for a $25 billion lifeline for Detroit automakers, then it might be just as predictable that Southerners would be leading the charge against it.

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Ole Miss professor named Austin Peay provost

Posted: 11/19/2008 - A mathematics professor at the University of Mississippi has been named the new provost and vice president of academic and student affairs at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee, the school announced Tuesday.

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