Newport Police charge two with animal cruelty


4 mins ago - April and James Hux are charged with three counts of animal cruelty. Newport Police said they abandoned their home, and left their pets behind. Officers rescued two dogs, but found a third dog dead inside the home. They said the home was filthy, covered in trash and bugs.

Hispanic Heritage Month kick off with HoLa Hora Latina

Posted: 12:26 PM - East Tennessee is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month. It was a packed room over at the Foundry in downtown Knoxville as city and county officials, business and other organization's leaders got together for a breakfast that kicked off Hispanic Heritage month.

Students take cake in the face for good cause

Updated: 11:35 AM - Every 48 seconds in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, and sports injuries.

Early clouds...then sun Wednesday

5 mins ago - Today's high in Knoxville was 81 degrees at 3:05 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. This morning's low was 68 degrees. Airport rain today, as of 5 PM: None 0.15" of rain for September 29.41 inches of rain and melted snow since January 1, 2014...5.90 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year. Peak wind gust today: 17 mph

UT students taking steps to protect themselves against sexual assaults

Updated: 10:54 AM - With four reports of sexual assaults on UT's campus this semester, many students said they're taking steps to protect themselves and their friends. Some are using traditional self-defense products, while others are hoping education will help prevent more sexual assaults from happening.

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