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Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Tennessean reports that the lawsuit filed Friday says using the electric chair runs afoul of constitutional protections against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Knoxville Zoo's Komodo Dragon loves the heat

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Some animals at the Knoxville Zoo enjoy the warmer weather, the Komodo Dragon is one of them. WVLT's John Carroll explains why the cold blooded animals like the heat.

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KPD annouces Labor Day weekend traffic enforcement plan

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch announced traffic enforcement plans for the Labor Day holiday weekend. The specialized traffic enforcement effort will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014, and conclude at Midnight on Monday, September 1, 2014.

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Ice bucket challenge goes awry, Ky firefighters hurt

Posted: 08/22/2014 - A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters who were injured when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

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Democrat Ball names Senate campaign leadership

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball has named the leadership of his campaign team for his challenge to Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander.

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American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Posted: 08/22/2014 - An American doctor who was released from an Atlanta hospital after surviving the Ebola virus says he's glad for any attention his situation brought to African countries fighting an epidemic.

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Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed teenager, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.

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