More Headlines

Frog-phobic man awarded $1.6M over runoff flooding

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Paul Marinaccio Sr. traces his fear of frogs to a childhood incident in Italy when a man holding bullfrogs chased him away after he'd wandered from the vineyard where his parents worked.

Read More

Frog-phobic man awarded $1.6M over runoff flooding

Posted: 04/08/2013 - He found himself describing his phobia to a jury, calling himself "a prisoner in my own home" after runoff water from a nearby development turned his 40-acre property into wetlands and inundated it with frogs.

Read More

Video of Volkswagen concept "Hover Car"

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Concept cars never really reflect the vehicles that end up driving on the road. They overreach. They show us what cars could, conceivably, be one day. So don't get too excited about this Hover car Concept from Volkswagen.

Read More

Baby leopard rescue caught on tape

Updated: 04/08/2013 - Forest officials safely rescued a three-year old leopard cub, which fell in an open well in Aambaliya village of Veraval in Junagadh district of Western India's Gujarat state on Saturday

Read More

5,000 NYC pay phones will take you back to 1993

Posted: 04/08/2013 - A project designed to promote an art exhibit has turned 5,000 Manhattan pay phones into time machines that take callers back to 1993, a pivotal year in the city's art, culture and politics.

Read More

Lockup recommended for man who sneaked into jails

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Prosecutors told a judge on Thursday that they want Matthew Matagrano to be locked up for 10 years. Matagrano, a former inmate, pleaded not guilty to felony burglary in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Read More

Iowa museum says tortoise was never stolen

Posted: 04/08/2013 - An African leopard tortoise thought to be stolen from an Iowa museum was actually trapped behind paneling in her enclosure, and a misguided employee who found her lied to keep up the story about her theft.

Read More

NYC 'zombie' finds Long Island cat in Times Square

Posted: 04/05/2013 - Two years after he disappeared from his Long Island home, Disaster the cat was found this week in the heart of Manhattan — by a Times Square haunted house promoter dressed up as a zombie.

Read More

Philadelphia gets ready to play Pong on a building

Updated: 04/05/2013 - The classic Atari video game will come to life on the facade of a 29-story skyscraper. Hundreds of built-in LED lights at the Cira Centre will replicate the familiar paddles and ball.

Read More

Goat that walked into Mont. bar was taken from zoo

Posted: 04/04/2013 - Fairmont Hot Springs Resort general manager Steve Luebeck says staffers knew the goat was missing but didn't realize it had been stolen until they saw a story in The Montana Standard on Wednesday

Read More

Pa. inmate denies hiding phone in prosthetic leg

Posted: 04/03/2013 - A former Pennsylvania jail inmate says he didn't sneak a cellphone into the lockup in his prosthetic leg, though he acknowledged having it for a year as he pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.

Read More

All 18 taxis in NH's largest city pulled off road

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Odds are you won't get a cab in New Hampshire's largest city after police sidelined all 18 licensed taxis for inspection failures or failing to show up for inspection.

Read More

Pittsburgh man accused of stealing free cakes

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Hundreds of people were waiting Tuesday morning in downtown Pittsburgh to get the free cakes from the star of the Hoboken, N.J.-based TV show "Cake Boss," Buddy Valastro.

Read More

Easter egg hunt at Seattle zoo turns violent

Posted: 04/02/2013 - One of usually peaceful springtime rituals of childhood — the Easter egg hunt — turned nasty at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Blame the moms.

Read More

2 in China first known deaths from H7N9 bird flu

Posted: 04/01/2013 - A third person, a woman in the nearby province of Anhui, also contracted the H7N9 strain and was in critical condition, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission said in a report

Read More

Greek dog that hounded debt monitors is free again

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The male stray gained fame this month after barking menacingly as part of a pack of dogs at European and International Monetary Fund austerity inspectors driving up to the Finance Ministry for talks.

Read More

FBI 'flying saucers' NM memo bureau's most viewed

Posted: 04/01/2013 - A single-page FBI memo relaying a vague and unconfirmed report of flying saucers found in New Mexico in 1950 has become the most popular file in the bureau's electronic reading room.

Read More

Austrian police chase herd of cattle through town

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Austrian police and firefighters have taken on the role of urban cowboys in a two-day round-up of a herd of cattle that broke out of a fenced-off pasture and decided to go into town.

Read More

3 accused of smoking pot in NJ police parking lot

Posted: 03/29/2013 - State troopers in northern New Jersey didn't have to go far to make a pot bust. They didn't even have to get in their cruisers. Police say they caught three men lighting up in a car in the parking lot of the barracks in Totowa.

Read More

Worker denies drinking old whiskey at Pa. mansion

Posted: 03/29/2013 - A former mansion caretaker denied that he drank four dozen bottles of well-aged whiskey worth $100,000, claiming it would have been unsafe to drink and saying the booze had "evaporated" instead.

Read More

Ballpark to debut 'urinal gaming system' in Pa.

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Talk about streaming media: The Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league affiliate is set to debut what it calls a "urinal gaming system" at its ballpark in Allentown.

Read More

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.