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City manager fires Clinton police chief

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Clinton's City Manager says a situation he learned of only a day earlier has prompted him to fire the Police Chief he hired more than seven years ago, and to audit the police drug fund. The firing came 15 minutes before close of city business, the day before the recognized holiday leading into Independence Day weekend.

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TWRA looking to keep boating safe this July 4th

Updated: 07/03/2009 - With all the events going on this weekend, especially on the water, law enforcement will be out in force keeping our waterways safe. Boating under the influence is certainly one thing officers will be looking for in light of 97 arrests this year for BUI.

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25K motorcyclists driving "The Dragon" and driving local economy

Updated: 07/03/2009 - In Blount County this weekend, it's miles and miles of motorcycles, as bikers converge on "The Dragon," one of the most famous stretches of road for cyclists in the world. An increase in traffic comes an increase to the local economy, as thousands of riders will be spending money throughout East Tennessee.

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SC serial killer blamed for 4 deaths in 6 days

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Authorities in South Carolina say they're looking for a serial killer they believe has shot four people to death within 10 miles of each other over the past six days.

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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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