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Dangers of leaving an infant in a hot car

Posted: 05/13/2015 - With temperatures maxing 80 degrees, doctors said a parked car can hit 115 degrees in just 10 minutes. For an infant, being inside that car for just those 10 minutes is life threatening.

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Balloon training in Gatlinburg

Updated: 05/14/2015 - The Balloon Training Institute is underway in Gatlinburg this week and one Knoxville woman hopes to get a new business going after graduation.

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Island home monument rebuilt for second time

Posted: 05/13/2015 - Right across the street from one construction zone, another one starts. A portion of Island Home Avenue is blocked, so when a truck driver turned around to take a detour, he backed into an Island Home landmark.

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Distillery approved for Wears Valley

Updated: 05/13/2015 - The Sevier County Planning Commission has approved a distillery to open in Wears Valley just outside of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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International Biscuit Festival makes improvements

Updated: 05/14/2015 - Biscuits are a southern staple and they draw thousands to Market Square every year. In fact, 20,000 people attended the biscuit festival last year and many of them said it was just too crowded and confusing. But this year, things are changing to make the festival bigger and better than before.

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Vanderbilt poll: Majority support Insure Tennessee plan

Posted: 05/13/2015 - A new Vanderbilt University poll finds an overwhelming majority of Tennesseans support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's failed proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income residents.

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Travelers in northeast rework plans after Amtrak crash

Posted: 05/13/2015 - Many thousands of travelers had to scramble Wednesday after a deadly Amtrak train derailment cut off service between New York and Philadelphia, shutting down the busiest railroad in North America.

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Shining a light on sun damage and skin cancer

Updated: 05/13/2015 - You may think you're using enough sunscreen, but WVLT took a special machine to downtown Knoxville that shows folks the damage below the surface.

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