A study by UCLA scientists published Thursday suggests people with high cholesterol are especially vulnerable to heart disease when they are exposed to diesel exhaust that are common pollutants in the air.
Updated: 9:36 PM
The Knox County Sheriff's Department is calling the death of a man in a South Knox County pool last week an accidental drowning.
Updated: 9:34 PM
A bizarre astronaut love triangle. Reports of drunken astronauts launching. And now, NASA says it caught a worker who allegedly sabotaged equipment headed to the international space station.
Posted: 5:39 PM
Traffic is back to normal on I-640 after a driver careens into a dividing wall.
Updated: 2:53 PM
From the Volunteer TV Newsroom:
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes down more than 300 points. Coming up tonight on Volunteer TV News at 5:30, we’ll take a look at what this means to you in the short and long term.
Updated: 8:02 AM
A Texas fugitive, wanted for several sexual-related charges involving children, is taken into custody in East Tennessee.
Posted: 11:48 AM
UT Medical Center says the 8-year-old Oak Ridge girl shot in the head Tuesday morning has died.
Updated: 9:28 PM
Tensions ran high tonight at Farragut Town Hall as First Baptist Concord met with community members again about a new expansion.
Updated: 9:33 PM
It's a boom for the Knoxville economy every five years, and this is one of those years.
Updated: 10:29 PM
They say their mission is to spread the Word of the Lord on stage, but Wednesday cast members from the Passion Play spent the day cleaning up some very different words at their facility in Blount County.
Updated: 9:08 PM
The results are in for the yearly Kids Count report, a national report on child welfare, and while it's better for the Volunteer State, it's still not good!
Updated: 9:05 PM
Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale's former executive assistant Margie Loyd has submitted her resignation.
Updated: 5:57 PM
Governor Bredesen meets Wednesday with New York bond rating agencies.
Posted: 3:39 PM
The attorney for convicted school shooter Kenny Bartley, Jr. has filed an appeal over his motion to change Bartley’s guilty plea.
Updated: 3:33 PM
Lillian Jenkins, the woman missing from a Sweetwater nursing home has been found at a family member's home.
Updated: 3:30 PM
The charges against a Loudon County couple accused of contributing and serving alcohol to underage people, could be dropped.
Updated: 11:32 AM
When the Vols steam up the field this season, there will be no smoking on Rocky Top or at least anywhere inside Neyland Stadium.
Updated: 4:49 AM
Tennesseans recovering from the tax hike on cigarettes and tobacco may soon have to pay out more.
Updated: 10:32 PM
Many will be moving into dorms, some for the very first time. But it seems not everyone will have a permanent place to call their own.
Updated: 9:55 PM
With school violence always a concern, Hamblen County Schools are getting some extra protection this coming school year.
Updated: 4:18 PM
Police say former Hamblen County Chancellor William Inman accidentally ran over a man with his car as the man was climbing out of a manhole.
Posted: 5:14 PM
Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson is shaking up his campaign staff.
Updated: 5:07 PM
A friend of former governor Don Sundquist has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge stemming from an investigation into state contracts.
Posted: 4:52 PM
President Bush says those in Congress who say that al-Qaeda’s operation in Iraq is different from those who attacked the US in 2001 are misleading the public.
Posted: 3:10 PM
Authorities are investigating the shooting of an eight-year-old girl in Anderson County.
Updated: 9:49 PM
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