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Pelosi Elected First Woman House Speaker

Posted: 01/04/2007 - Her six grandchildren were with her for the historic moment, when Nancy Pelosi collected enough votes to make her the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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Survey: Tennessee Children Not Likely To Succeed

Updated: 01/04/2007 - A national report shows Tennessee children rank 45th nationally in the likelihood they will achieve academic and professional success growing up in the state.

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Tennessee Waltz Informant Directs Movie About Thug Life

Posted: 01/04/2007 - The informant hired by the FBI to arrange bribes to state lawmakers directed a movie about thug life, but he's not referring to his involvement in the Tennessee Waltz undercover sting.

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Bob Corker Sworn In as Senator

Updated: 01/04/2007 - Back in November Bob Corker pulled off a narrow win over Democrat Harold Ford, Junior. Now, he's officially a US Senator. WVLT's Alan Williams is the only TV reporter from Knoxville in DC covering Corker's swearing-in Thursday.

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Update: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Updated: 01/03/2007 - Knoxville Police continue to interview witnesses to find out who fired a deadly shot that killed a Knoxville man Tuesday afternoon.

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Clerk Stabs Robber

Updated: 01/03/2007 - Remi Lynch has been robbed before. Tuesday morning was actually the fourth or fifth time she's been held up. She was working at the Breadbox on Hardin Valley Road when a man approached her with a knife. But when he dropped his weapon, she made her move.

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Corker Set to Be Sworn into Senate Thursday

Updated: 01/03/2007 - Thursday is a big day for a former mayor from here in East Tennessee. Bob Corker will be sworn in as Tennessee's newest United States Senator.

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Daisy's Great Odyssey: Pooch Travels from Denver to Knoxville

Updated: 01/03/2007 - A woman more than a thousand miles away from East Tennessee is reunited with her dog that has been missing for 8 months, but there is a catch. Don't ask us how it happened, but the dog made its way here to Knoxville.

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Alexander, Carper Push For Cleaner Air

Posted: 01/03/2007 - Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says he and Delaware Senator Tom Carper plan to reintroduce a bill that would mandate less air pollution.

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Saban Agrees to Alabama Job

Updated: 01/07/2007 - Nick Saban is 'Bama bound. Ending five weeks of denials and two days of deliberation, Saban accepted the Alabama coaching job and abandoned his bid to rebuild the Miami Dolphins after only two seasons. A Formal Press Conference With Nick Saban Answering Questions In Tuscaloosa Is Planned For Thursday Morning ... We'll Have Highlights On WVLT, Volunteer TV News, Sports Overtime & On Volunteertv.com.

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Man to Cops: "I'm Cooking Meth"

Posted: 01/03/2007 - When deputies knocked in Athens, Herman Scott Swafford told them what they already smelled.

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Lawsuit: Woman Raped, Denied Doctor, Taken to Jail

Updated: 01/02/2007 - An East Tennessee teacher is suing Alcoa Police and the Blount County Sheriff's Office, saying she wasn't allowed to see a doctor after she was allegedly raped at an Alcoa home. The woman, who claims to have a clean record, says she was at a friend's house drinking when the alleged incident happened. But instead of being taken to a hospital for a rape examination she says she was taken to jail for public intoxication.

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