Posted: 9:30 AM - The International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, says key states where the illegal ivory trade thrives have pledged urgent measures to try to halt the illicit trade and secure elephant populations across Africa.
Posted: 9:19 AM - The U.N. nuclear agency says a truck carrying an extremely dangerous radioactive substance has been stolen in Mexico.
Posted: 3:41 PM - The Knox County Community Action Committee is accepting applications this week for eligible families to receive the 3,600 holiday food baskets from the Empty Stocking Fund.
Posted: 12/03/2013 - The mayor accused of stealing $60,000 from the Toys for Tots charity that he founded, could be stripped of his powers
Updated: 9:19 AM - One person was sent to the hospital and a firefighter was injured Wednesday after a portable heater was the culprit of an early morning fire. The Knoxville Fire Department says it happened around 2:30 a.m. on the 2800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, which is located by Austin-East High School.
Updated: 12/03/2013 - The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is working a case in Morgan County that involves dozens of buried dogs and cats.
Posted: 12/03/2013 - An outside audit ordered by the Shelby County Schools board shows that $48.4 million in school equipment is missing or unaccounted for in the district
Posted: 8:47 AM - Lipscomb University is preparing a graduation ceremony for associate's degree earners at the Tennessee Prison for Women.
Posted: 8:42 AM - Iraq's prime minister has arrived in Iran's capital for a three-day visit that will focus on the civil war in Syria and bilateral ties.
Posted: 12/03/2013 - An Israeli antiquities dealer acquitted in a high-profile forgery case last year says the trial ruined his reputation.