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Dogs killed in Blount County house fire

Updated: 02/28/2009 - One man is recovering tonight after trying to save five pets killed in a house fire. Firefighters say the home is a total loss.

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Broadcasting pioneer Paul Harvey dies at age of 90

Updated: 02/28/2009 - ABC Radio Networks says broadcasting pioneer Paul Harvey has died at the age of 90. Harvey could be heard in Knoxville on legendary country music radio station WIVK 107.7 FM.

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Ice and snow possible in parts of East Tennessee

Updated: 02/28/2009 - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of East Tennessee, the plateau, and Kentucky starting 7 p.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday.

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UPDATE: Police identify man, woman shot at Markman's Diamonds

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Knoxville Police have released the names of a man and woman shot outside a West Knoxville Jewelry store Saturday afternoon. Police identify the victims as Elizabeth Day, 18, and Kevin Bowman, 22, both of Knoxville.

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Univ. of Tennessee names interim president

Posted: 02/28/2009 - University of Tennessee trustees accepted John Petersen's resignation as the university's 23rd president on Friday with applause and a standing ovation.

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College cuts: will they compromise HOPE scholarships?

Posted: 02/27/2009 - UT stands ready to cut 777 positions and raise tuition 9% and probably still be in the hole thanks to the state’s budgetary problems. But is a scholarship designed to help people who couldn’t afford to go to college a major reason why the system faces such a huge deficit?

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Students protest budget cuts at UT

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Students at the University of Tennessee decided to take a stand Friday against budget cuts at the school. About 70 students from the humanities programs protested possible cuts to the Arts and Sciences Department. Students say cutting the programs would not only hurt their majors, but the University as a whole.

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Gatlinburg fighting loss of lodging dollars

Updated: 02/27/2009 - New numbers just released show a sharp decline for tourism in Gatlinburg last year. Total tourism dollars are down about five and a half percent.

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TVA ash spill survey response released

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Residents in the area where more than 1 billion gallons of coal ash sludge spilled from a Tennessee Valley Authority storage facility say they are experiencing respiratory problems, stress and anxiety, according to a Tennessee Department of Health survey.

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