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Food truck goes fancy to raise cash for farmers


(WBIR) An East Tennessee food truck turned into a fine dining experience Thursday evening as part of a fundraising dinner to support local farmers.

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Fish in Fountain City Lake being relocated


(WBIR-Fountain City) Tuesday was day two into the Fountain City Lake cleanup and slowly but surely, residents are seeing progress.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) removed dozens of large fish from the Fountain City Lake on Monday and transferred them to Victor Ashe Park.

Suspect questioned in theft at Central football game


Knoxville police said they believe they know the man responsible for stealing items during a Central High School football game.

Officers said the suspect stole cash, wallets and cell phones from the visitors' locker room housing the Karns football team on Thursday night. Officials said the suspect destroyed the door to the locker room to steal items from seven people.

Investigators are questioning a man about the theft. He is in custody on unrelated charges.


KPD: Teen suspect in birthday shooting arrested


(WBIR) Authorities have arrested a teenager who police said shot another teen on his birthday earlier this summer in northeast Knoxville.

Knoxville Police Department said it, along with the U.S. Marshall's Service, located the teen suspect Thursday morning near a restaurant on old Broadway in north Knoxville.

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Halls High School vandalized during rivalry week


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The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating after someone painted graffiti on several buildings at Halls High School.

Stabbing suspect dies after being shot by deputies


(WBIR) Elijah Jackson, a stabbing suspect who was shot by Knox County sheriff's deputies Friday morning, has died from his injuries.

Crews tear down Broadway Sound


A piece of north Knoxville history will soon be completely gone.

Crews are in the process of tearing down a building that has stood at the corner of Broadway and Edgewood avenues for more than a hundred years. The building has been home to Broadway Sound since 1969. For the last 45 years, the music store sold instruments and offered lessons at the north Knoxville location, just across the street from WBIR's studios.