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Shelby County employee fired in probe

Posted: 02/01/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Shelby County employee was fired and another retired as part of an investigation into motor-vehicle-registration practices at the County Clerk's Office.

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Super Steelers!

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Pittsburgh defeats Arizona 27-23 to capture sixth Super Bowl championship.

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Studies show prison recidivism down in Tennessee

Posted: 02/01/2009 - CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Studies show 67 percent of Tennessee's criminal offenders re-offend within three years of their release from prison but initiatives that help released prisoners find work and a place to live are working.

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Record number receive health care services in local event

Posted: 02/01/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---A record number of patients received free health care services in Knoxville this weekend. Remote Area Medical treated nearly a thousand under and uninsured individuals at it's Chilhowee Park Clinic.

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FAA: 1 person killed in small plane crash

Posted: 02/01/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says one man was killed when the small plane he was flying crashed Saturday, in Fayette County.

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Recession sidelines some Super Bowl spending

Updated: 02/02/2009 - The slumping economy's sidelined some Super Bowl fans spending. Shoppers say they've scaled back buying food, drinks, and other game day goodies.

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Smoky Mountains' `marrying minister' is retiring

Posted: 02/01/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Rev. Ed Taylor, who's been marrying tourists in the Smoky Mountains for more than three decades, is saying "I do" to retirement.

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New UT chancellor to begin tenure in Knoxville

Posted: 02/01/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The University of Tennessee's new chancellor says he's planning to get a better understanding of the school by listening and learning with faculty, students and alumni.

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Large pieces of ice may fall in Kentucky

Posted: 02/01/2009 - Sunday's warm weather conditions, partnered with the aftermath of the ice storm may force large pieces of ice to fall to the ground.

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Three For All!

Updated: 02/01/2009 - A barrage of three-pointers shoots the Vols past Florida 79-63.

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Police: Athens business owner dies following shooting

Posted: 01/31/2009 - ATHENS, Tenn. (WVLT)---Police say an Athens business owner is dead after being shot Thursday night. Investigators say Plastic Industry Owner James Jeffrey Beene, 58, called 9-1-1 just before Midnight Thursday saying he was holding a burglar at gunpoint.

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TVA taking offers on windmills

Posted: 01/31/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Valley Authority is looking for offers to run, maintain, develop or buy three large windmills that formed the first commercial wind farm in the Southeast.

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Enjoying Superbowl snacks without the guilt

Posted: 01/31/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)--- If you're like many, you're probably getting to enjoy your favorite snacks food while you watch the Superbowl Sunday. You can enjoy those goodies and not feel so guilty about all those calories.

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Elderly couple's murder still painful to family

Posted: 01/31/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee is preparing to conduct its first execution in 16 months, putting to death an inmate convicted of murdering an elderly Jackson County couple.

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Pilot PrepXtra Postgame Report (1-30-09)

Posted: 01/31/2009 - Click on the video link inside the story to see Friday night's Sports Overtime highlights, as well as scores from around the area.

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