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Man arrested in Okla. stranglings

Posted: 01/14/2009 - The mother of an Oklahoma woman who was strangled to death with her four young children says says her daughter had been planning to break up with her boyfriend -- who's now here suspected killer

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Hamilton County deputy charged with sexual battery

Posted: 01/14/2009 - An East Tennessee sheriff's deputy has been indicted on charges of sexual battery by an authority figure and official misconduct stemming from a complaint by a 16-year-old girl.

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Rereading Chapter 11; Goody's files bankruptcy for second time in just over 6 mos.

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Goody's final liquidation, if it is that, will leave behind more than 282 stores and 8000+ employees. The Chamber of Commerce already is looking for new tenants for Goody's leased corporate headquarters and distribution center. But the director of the University of Tennessee's Center for Business and Economic Research says Goody's greatest asset (and challenge) may be its East-Tennessee-based employees.

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Regents authorize layoffs, pay cuts

Posted: 01/14/2009 - The Tennessee Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to allow Chancellor Charles W. Manning to authorize system presidents to order layoffs, pay cuts and work time reductions.

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Prepare your home for below freezing temperatures

Updated: 01/14/2009 - With these frigid temperatures the next few nights, you're going to want to take care of pipes around your home. Frozen pipes can cost hundreds of dollars and even more of an inconvenience. We talked with a plumber to help you get your home ready for the next few nights.

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Tenn. House cast into uncertainty by speaker vote

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams is dismissing a fellow Republican lawmaker's call for him to step down because he wasn't the party's choice for the chamber's top post.

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Slain Maryville Marine's son born in Japan

Updated: 01/14/2009 - WVLT (Knoxville) - His name is Michael H. Ferschke III. At birth, he weighed seven pounds, 8.8 ounces and was 19.7 inches long. He is the son of Sgt. Michael H. Ferschke, Jr. and Hotaru Ferschke.

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'Little' Jimmy Dickens recovering after surgery

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Grand Ole Opry star "Little" Jimmy Dickens is recovering in a Nashville area hospital following surgery Tuesday to repair a subdural hematoma, a form of brain injury.

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Company says waste dump capacity not an issue

Posted: 01/14/2009 - A company says efforts to ban the importation of foreign nuclear waste into the U.S. for processing and disposal are unnecessary because it has plenty of space at its Utah dump to handle domestic and international waste.

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Obama EPA will investigate coal ash sites

Posted: 01/14/2009 - The Obama administration will immediately begin to assess the hundreds of coal ash disposal sites at power plants across the country in the wake of two spills in Alabama and Tennessee.

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Maryville Y-12 FCU robbed

Updated: 01/14/2009 - The Y-12 Federal Credit Union branch on West Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville was robbed late Wednesday morning.

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Student accused of threats to undergo evaluation

Posted: 01/14/2009 - A former Middle Tennessee State University student charged with terrorism for threats that shut down the university will undergo a mental evaluation before charges are sent to the grand jury.

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Kingston residents defend their city

Updated: 01/14/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash spill was a disaster. It moved homes off their foundations and spread more than one billion gallons of coal fly ash over more than 400 acres.

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What should you know about your retirement funds?

Updated: 01/14/2009 - East Tennessee companies have cut hundreds of jobs in recent weeks, including Knoxville-based ImagePoint and Goody's. A termination letter obtained by Volunteer TV says Goody's plans to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy around January 13th, 2009. So what should you know about your retirement funds, especially if your company goes bust?

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