Updated: 05/08/2009 - Blount County has its first two confirmed cases of H1N1 'swine flu,' and is in addition to two other new counties added to the list of Tennessee counties with confirmed cases of the flu virus, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - The National Park Service will preserve cabins and a clubhouse in the historic Elkmont resort district in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Updated: 05/08/2009 - The teenager charged as an accessory in a West Knoxville parking lot murder has been released from the Knox County Juvenile Detention Facility after his attorney, T. Scott Jones, struck a deal with the district attorney general's office.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - A Hamilton County Sheriff's Office report has cleared a Soddy-Daisy policewoman who used her Taser seven times on a man who became combative and died 18 days later.
Updated: 05/08/2009 - East Tennessee residents and emergency crews are dealing with damage left by storms that rolled through the area Friday morning, and Volunteer TV News photojournalists were busy getting as much of it on tape as possible.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority is testing the use of rail cars to haul off spilled coal ash at the Kingston Fossil Plant.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - An Oak Ridge man accused of using his car to drag and run over the legs of another man who told him he was driving too fast is in jail.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - Resolutions in the U.S. Senate and House recognize the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Posted: 05/08/2009 - Knoxville native Benjamin “Coach” Wade has safely made it through week 11 of Survivor Tocantins: The Brazilian Highlands.
Updated: 05/08/2009 - It's Captain Kirk, Scotty, and Mr. Spock on the silver screen again, but this time things are a little different.
Updated: 05/08/2009 - More than 150,000 TennCare enrollees could soon be without insurance soon. That’s because the large group of Tennesseans are covered by the state under a program called “Daniels class."
Updated: 05/07/2009 - One in 50 people living near unlined ash ponds, like the one that breached in Kingston, have an increased risk for cancer. That's part of new information contained in an EPA study released by a federal watchdog group.
Posted: 05/07/2009 - The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed Knox County's first cases of H1-N1, or swine flu. Three of those 8 cases are students whose illinesses prompted the school district and Health Department to close West Valley Middle School all week, and Blue Grass Elementary School Wednesday. But we're not likely to hear about the other 5 patients. Nor is Knox County likely to close any more schools.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - There are more than 12 million children in America at risk of not getting meals on a regular basis. That includes 20.5% of Tennessee children. Only three other states have more children who struggle to get a meal. Tennessee is fourth under Texas, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - An illegal immigrant charged with murdering an Alabama waitress at a West Knoxville motel will go to trial in January 2010.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - Tennessee Department of Transportation crews will close a section of I-40 in Jefferson County on Friday, May 8, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in order to repair a decades old deck truss bridge over Douglas Lake and the French Broad River at mile marker 424.5.
Posted: 05/07/2009 - The Knoxville Police Department is asking for help locating seven men who, officers say, violated sex offender registry laws.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - There are now eight confirmed cases of H1N1 "swine flu" in Knox County, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. As of Wednesday, Knox County had six probable cases of H1N1 flu, but none were confirmed.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez will be suspended for 50 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday morning.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - MAYNARDVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A fire apparently ignited Thursday morning in a portable building at Maynardville Elementary School, but dispatchers say the fire was quickly put out, leaving only smoke in the area.
Posted: 05/07/2009 - Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre honored a group of outstanding students at the Wednesday night school board meeting.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - A Delaware teenager who crashed his car into a police cruiser has pleaded guilty to wanton murder in the death of a Bell County deputy sheriff who was sitting inside.
Posted: 05/07/2009 - The Halls High School teacher who was at one time accused of sexual contact with a student now has 30 days to request a public hearing, otherwise his employment will be terminated.
Updated: 05/07/2009 - Singer/Songwriter Phil Vassar is considered one of the hardest working men in country music. On Wednesday night, he took some time off from his busy schedule to perform a charity benefit show in West Knoxville.