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New treasurer of Tenn. Democrats gave to GOP

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Campaign finance records show the newly named treasurer of the Tennessee Democratic Party has made heavy campaign contributions to Republicans, including to Gov. Phil Bredesen's opponents in the 2002 and 2006 elections.

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Awards ceremony celebrates local advertisers

Posted: 02/21/2009 - An awards ceremony drew many local advertisers to the Crown Plaza Hotel in Downtown Knoxville Saturday evening, including one of Volunteer TV's very own.

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Slain woman's former boyfriend arrested

Posted: 02/21/2009 - CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The ex-boyfriend of a woman found dead in her Clarksville home with her two children has been charged in connection with the triple homicide.

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Police arrest man in TSU student's slaying

Posted: 02/21/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville police have arrested a man and charged him with the murder of a Tennessee State University student.

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House and garden show draws crowds

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Local home and garden enthusiasts got quite the treat Saturday as they flocked to the 31st Annual Dogwood Arts House and Garden Show at Knoxville's Convention Center.

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Historic Knoxville school burns

Posted: 02/21/2009 - A fire has severely damaged a Historic Knoxville School. Firefighters responded to the Thackston School Branch around 5:40 Saturday morning. The school was founded more than 80 years ago.

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Snowy night road conditions

Posted: 02/21/2009 - A 60% coverage of East Tennessee in snow showers, during your overnight hours, will slowly accumulate on the ground, so roads could be hazardous in some areas of East Tennessee by the morning.

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Recovered remains ID'd as long-missing woman

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Officials say human remains found last year at the bottom of a lake in an isolated section of East Tennessee have been identified as those of a woman missing since her car ran off an icy road in 1956.

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Knoxville Red Cross donations down

Updated: 02/23/2009 - You rely on them to be there when disaster strikes. But, the Knoxville Area Red Cross is trying to prevent its own tragedy. The non-profit says donations have dropped, and the needs have risen.

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Tax filing errors, confusion continue; IRS offers solutions

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The Internal Revenue Service continues to see a large number of tax returns with errors in claiming the Recovery Rebate Credit and is hearing from taxpayers who are confused by the way the credit is calculated by some tax software.

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Former death row inmate's DNA not on key evidence

Updated: 02/20/2009 - An FBI lab has concluded there's no DNA from a former Tennessee death row inmate on two key pieces of physical evidence the state wanted to use to retry him for murder.

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Roane constable criminally charged

Updated: 02/20/2009 - A grand jury in Kingston has indicted a Roane County constable, who is the subject of an ouster lawsuit.

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Knox County employee admits drinking before driving county car

Updated: 02/20/2009 - A Knox County assessor's employee admits he drank before driving and wrecking his county take-home car. He still faces criminal sanctions, but the Assessor plans to suspend, rather than fire him because of his otherwise spotless record.

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Lawmaker wants governor to refuse stimulus money

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Tennessee Republican Rep. Brian Kelsey is proposing a resolution that would urge Gov. Phil Bredesen to refuse any money from the federal economic stimulus package.

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Sen. Corker: Stimulus should begin with housing

Posted: 02/20/2009 - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker told a group of Middle Tennessee real estate agents that the current economic downturn began with the housing market began and it should also be the spring board to push the country out of recession.

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