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Two Inmates Escape Cocke Co. Jail

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Authorities in Newport say two prisoners overpowered guards and escaped early Friday morning from the Cocke County Jail.

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NWS: Probable EF-1 Tornado Hit Area

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Were getting our first idea of just how extensive the damage is in the Barren Creek area of Claiborne County, that's south of New Tazewell.

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Fire at YMCA in Knoxville

Posted: 04/27/2007 - Fire crews believe they know what started at the YMCA in Downtown Knoxville.

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Parents Unite Over Rezoning Issue

Updated: 04/27/2007 - A coalition of parents and community organizations got together to get a game plan ready for the board's workshop on Monday.

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Developer Fined for Pollution

Posted: 04/26/2007 - Thousands and thousands of East Tennesseans use Tellico Lake for boating, fishing and fun all season long. And one Maryville developer shares in a record setting $3 million fine for allegedly polluting it and others across the state.

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Health Department: Beware of Rabies

Updated: 04/26/2007 - Many pet owners are still nervous following the recall of dozens of brands of tainted pet food, but we in East Tennessee have an entirely different cause for concern.

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Shooters On Loose, Witnesses Won't Talk

Updated: 04/26/2007 - Two men, believed to be involved in two different shootings in two days are on the loose, and one may be armed with a shotgun. The concern here for police is they aren't getting much cooperation from the victims.

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Top Internet Scams

Updated: 04/27/2007 - These days you can do just about anything on the internet, from surfing to shopping. And that gives scam artists more avenues to take advantage of you. Here's a look at the top five email scams, according to PC World.

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Severe Storm Damage Reported in Claiborne County

Updated: 04/27/2007 - The Claiborne County EMA Director tells WVLT there are several homes damaged in Barren Creek area.

Most of East Tennessee remains under a tornado watch until 11:00 p.m. In Tennessee This Watch Includes 16 Counties. In East Tennessee: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Union.

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  • Senate Passes Iraq Withdraw Package

    Posted: 04/26/2007 - A defiant Democratic-controlled Senate passed legislation Thursday that would require the start of troop withdrawals from Iraq by Oct. 1, propelling Congress toward a historic veto showdown with President Bush on the war.

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    Bill Would Allow Alcohol at Zoos

    Posted: 04/25/2007 - Alcohol and the zoo, two things many feel don't belong together in such a family oriented atmosphere. But for special events, such as fundraising, zoos in Tennessee do serve alcohol, despite a costly process to make that possible.

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    House Passes Iraq Withdrawl Resolution

    Updated: 04/25/2007 - Defying a promised veto, the House has passed legislation that would order troop withdrawals from Iraq to begin by October first.

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