A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is posted Monday - Wednesday due to significant rainfall amounts expected to accumulate. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch until Wednesday at 7am. We expect 2-4 inches of rain that could lead to some localized flooding in areas prone to flooding. This event will also create a slow commute to and from work Monday and Tuesday, and then again on Wednesday morning.
Knoxville (WVLT) - The search continues this afternoon for a suspect in a purse snatching at Knoxville Center Mall.
Knoxville Police say the suspect was armed with a knife when he approached a woman Wednesday night in the lot near Sears.
The suspect ran off with the woman's purse and was last seen driving a gold Dodge Stratus.
The woman's hand was cut during the incident.
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