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GM production resumes at Tennessee plant

Posted: 02/09/2009 - About 2,000 employees at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill are back at work as production of the Chevrolet Traverse resumed Monday after a shutdown of more than a month.

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Houston brothers receive lower bond

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Family members say they hope to have Rocky and Leon Houston freed from jail on bond as soon as possible. But it won't be tonight because the GPS home monitoring equipment isn't ordered yet.

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Haz-Mat crews respond to UT Medical Center

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Knoxville Fire Department Hazardous Materials units responded to a report of an elevator hydraulic fluid leak at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Monday.

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Employees at BAE Systems go back to work

Updated: 02/09/2009 - GRAINGER COUNTY -- Employees at BAE Systems went back to work on a new contract Monday, after being laid off for three weeks.

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Family member: Rocky and Leon Houston will make bond

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Rocky Houston's sister tells Volunteer TV's Stephen McLamb that family members will be able to post a reduced bond that will allow both Rocky and Leon Houston to be freed from jail pending their retrials.

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Nissan says no job cuts planned in US

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Nissan says it has no plans for additional job cuts in the U.S. following its announcement of 20,000 job cuts worldwide.

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Tennessee GOP kicks Kent Williams out of party

Updated: 02/09/2009 - The Tennessee GOP party has voted in favor of kicking Speaker of the House Kent Williams out of the party, costing Republicans the majority in the state House.

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DTV converter boxes may be in short supply

Posted: 02/09/2009 - The Consumer Electronics Association says we may soon be facing a shortage of the federally subsidized boxes that will allow older TV sets to get new digital signals.

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Church shooting suspect pleads guilty

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Jim Adkisson will not go on trial in connection with the church shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church on July 27, 2008.

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Governor Bredesen's State of State address Monday

Updated: 02/09/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Governor Phil Bredesen has called Tennessee's financial situation the worst in half a century. His state of the state message is Monday.

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Church celebrates milestone while healing from tragedy

Updated: 02/09/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---It's a time of joy and healing for members of the Tennessee Unitarian Universalist Church. They're celebrating 60 years as a congregation. It's been more than six months after hate and killing violated their sanctuary.

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Former Knox Co. Sheriff dies from cancer

Posted: 02/08/2009 - You could say he was the law in East Tennessee for more than 40 years. A former Knox County Sheriff, Knoxville Police Chief, and Federal Marshal lost his battle with cancer.

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Fire consumes old Sevier Co. diner

Posted: 02/08/2009 - The former Northview Diner once packed in the customers, Sunday morning it brought 15 fire trucks out to Strawberry Plains when it burned.

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UT president undergoing review

Posted: 02/08/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The University of Tennessee's president is undergoing a review of his first five years at the helm of the state's flagship university system.

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Nashville's refugee population grows

Posted: 02/07/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- For years the U.S. government has been settling refugees from all over the world in Nashville, a city small enough for newcomers to navigate, but large enough to provide for their needs.

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Whirlpool to furlough 330 employees

Posted: 02/07/2009 - CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) -- The Cleveland Whirlpool plant will temporarily lay off 330 employees due to production shifts by the appliance manufacturer.

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Boat sales sinking

Updated: 02/07/2009 - The slumping economy's capsized some Knoxville area boat sales. Some boat dealers say their sales have sunk about 20 percent from last year. That's made for some financial rough waters at the Ninth annual Knoxville Boat Show.

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Knoxville Police: Man shot at home

Posted: 02/07/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---Knoxville police are trying to catch whoever shot a man at his home, just before daybreak Saturday.

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Man stabbed near UT campus

Posted: 02/07/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Knoxville Police say a 47-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach around 11:30 Friday night on Dale Avenue at Volunteer Studios apartments.

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