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Kentucky prepares to regulate ride sharing

Posted: 5:32 PM - State regulators are preparing emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their services into Kentucky cities.

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Non-profit pushing for Safety Center to become a reality

Updated: 6:39 PM - When a mentally ill person is arrested right now in East Tennessee, jail is the only option. For several years, authorities and elected officials have been discussing the idea of a Safety Center to fix the problem. Now a Knoxville non-profit is pushing for the idea to become a reality.

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UTPD investigating sexual assault on campus

Posted: 3:43 PM - A female student reported an unknown man sexually assaulted her in Alumni Memorial Building. The victim said she went into the building with the unknown man who sexually assaulted her.

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Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist by ISIS

Posted: 3:43 PM - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), just days after Sotloff's mother had pleaded for his release. The extremist group called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Posted: 9:10 AM - Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.

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Cops: Groom, 2 others charged after wedding brawl

Posted: 5:19 AM - A western Pennsylvania groom spent his wedding night in the back of a police car after allegedly harassing a waitress at the reception then resisting arrest after an altercation with the pregnant woman's boyfriend.

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Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

Posted: 5:03 AM - Public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize marijuana laws.

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DreamMore Resort takes over Dollywood

Updated: 09/01/2014 - Dollywood's DreamMore Resort took over Dollywood for the Labor Day weekend in an effort to get guests familiar with the resorts plans.

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