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Nearly 70 pct of animals brought to Young-Williams euthanized

Updated: 07/03/2009 - The Young-Williams Animal Center always sees higher rates of animals in the summer. It happens because folks go on vacation, move and because of the economy, some even lose their homes leaving their animals behind.

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Kidnapping, rape charges dropped against Jansen

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Prosecutors have dropped the kidnapping and rape charges against the man accused of abducting a woman in Atlanta and taking her to a Seveir County, according to the office of Defense Attorney Don Bosch. David Jansen, 47, was arrested after a pizza delivery man called 911 after he saw a woman tied up inside a rental cabin in Gatlinburg.

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EPA approves TVA plan to ship coal ash to Alabama

Posted: 07/02/2009 - The federal government has approved the Tennessee Valley Authority's plan to dispose of millions of tons of spilled coal ash at a municipal landfill in one of Alabama's poorest counties.

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Once missing Knoxville soldier found safe

Updated: 07/03/2009 - A soldier from Knoxville is safe after going missing on his way back to Fort Hood, Texas on June 29 following his stepfather's funeral.

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More people staying home for the holiday

Updated: 07/01/2009 - The patriotic holiday, Fourth of July, is only days away, and while usually many would be hitting the road soon, AAA says more of you will be enjoying the holiday closer to home. And locally, business is already picking up as people stock up to enjoy the holiday.

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Church volunteer leader charged with child rape

Updated: 07/01/2009 - Knox County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Randall T. Hollifield at his home last night. A seized computer had more than 3-thousand sexually explicit pictures involving children. And bond has been set at $125,000.

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Former Vol 'Jim Bob' Cooter facing burglary charges

Updated: 07/02/2009 - Former Vol backup quarterback "Jim Bob" Cooter, whose real name is James Robert Cooter, is facing aggravated burglary charges after allegedly getting into bed with a woman after climbing through a window of her Fort Sanders apartment, according to an arrest warrant.

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4 landfills in Tenn. approved for coal ash

Posted: 07/01/2009 - Four East Tennessee landfills have been approved to receive small amounts of coal ash from a major spill last December at a Tennessee power plant.

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Ex-UT prof gets 4 years for passing military data

Updated: 07/01/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A federal judge in Knoxville has sentenced a retired University of Tennessee professor to four years in prison for passing sensitive information from a U.S. Air Force contract to research assistants from China and Iran.

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