A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett has quashed an investigation into cash that was missing from his office and then reappeared.
Knoxville police spokesman Darrell DeBusk told the Knoxville News Sentinel, Burchett called the department Wednesday and said to discontinue the probe. DeBusk said the investigation was closed.
Burchett said the nine $100 bills were found and the matter is over.
Diana Wilson, Burchett's chief executive assistant, was unable to get to a credit union to deposit the funds on April 1, so she said she put them in an envelope under a mat on Burchett's desk. They weren't there the next day and Wilson called police, who began an investigation.
Two days later, the envelope with the bills was found near a desk outside the mayor's office.
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