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Sentencing resumes for man who killed SC student

Posted: 04/20/2009 - An attorney for a social worker hired to examine the Tennessee man who confessed to raping and killing a South Carolina college student says prosecutors intimidated his client.

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Federal stimulus money helps fund summer job program

Updated: 04/20/2009 - If you need a job and are between the ages of 14 and 24 listen up. You may qualify for a summer job program--that thanks to federal stimulus dollars will create about 1,500 new jobs in the East Tennessee area.

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GM Spring Hill braced for white-collar job cuts

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Some white-collar employees at the General Motors Corp. plant in Spring Hill will likely be among 1,600 U.S. salaried workers that the automaker is laying off in the next few days.

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Kingsport man injured in plane crash

Posted: 04/20/2009 - A Kingsport man has been injured in an ultralight airplane crash when the pilot attempted to land on a small air strip behind a residence and struck a fence.

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Fla. deputies catch escapees suspected in slaying

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Two men suspected of killing a woman after they broke out of a Florida jail were caught in Kentucky after deputies acting on a tip chased them down on foot and tackled them.

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TVA: 2011 deadline hard to meet

Posted: 04/19/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority says it may not be able to clean up some of its oldest coal-fired plants as required by a court order.

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Two dollar stores robbed within minutes

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Knoxville Police say an armed robber hit up two Dollar General stores within six minutes. Officers have two possible accomplices in custody, but the robber's still on the run.

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Rev. Williams from Marble City Baptist turns 97

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Reverend George Williams may be the oldest continuously preaching pastor in East Tennessee. Rev. Williams turned 97 on Friday and his church, Marble City Baptist in West Knoxville threw him a party.

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Clingmans Dome to close for event

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Officials with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are closing the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower from 7:00 PM on April 23rd, 2009 through 5:00 PM the following evening.

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VA patients testing positive for HIV grows to 3

Posted: 04/17/2009 - The Department of Veterans Affairs reports that three patients exposed to contaminated medical equipment have tested positive for HIV in follow-up exams.

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TBI to report outstanding warrants in school employee background checks

Posted: 04/17/2009 - Recently, the Metro Nashville School District found out that a teacher who'd passed three background checks --has warrants on him for sex crimes involving children in Chattanooga. That's prompted the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to change how it reports what it finds out about those applying for school jobs.

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Plenty to do this weekend for fun

Updated: 04/17/2009 - It's a big weekend for east Tennessee. From the Orange and White game, and Dogwoods, to seeing a TV star in Sevier County, there's plenty to do.

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