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KPD looking for suspects in pharmacy robbery


(WBIR - North Knoxville) The Knoxville Police Department is looking for the person or people responsible for robbing a Knoxville pharmacy Sunday afternoon.

According to KPD, a woman walked into a CVS Pharmacy on North Broadway at 4:33 p.m. The cashier told officers the woman handed her a note saying she had a gun and wanted money. The cashier cooperated, opened the register, and the female suspect grabbed the money.

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UPDATE: Another man arrested in Halls man's death


Update: Friday 4:45 p.m.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested another man in the death of a Halls man who was stabbed to death.

KCSO arrested Ramacandra Hansen, 20, Friday at 8:45 a.m. He had been wanted on an outstanding warrant for violating parole.County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man named as a person of interest in the death of Ronald D. Echols, 62, of Halls.

Knoxville police arrest man wanted in burglary


(WBIR - North Knoxville) Knoxville Police arrested a man Thursday who they said burglarized a home.

KPD has arrested Shawn Martin, 27 of Knoxville, in the burglary.

Officers responded to a burglary call Thursday afternoon at 1:47 p.m. at a home on Parkway Drive. A resident told police he or she came home during the burglary when the suspect, identified as Martin, ran out the back door.

KPD said an officer saw Martin running away on his way to the residence and started chasing him.

Knoxville kids name elf in Eric Berry's honor


(WBIR- Knoxville) The story of former Volunteer football player Eric Berry and his diagnosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma has caught national headlines. Berry, now a safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, learned about his diagnosis a couple of weeks ago and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Atlanta.

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Investigators identify elderly woman killed in fire


The Knoxville Fire Department has identified an elderly woman who was killed along with her dog in a fire Wednesday night.

Myra Kravitz, 82, lived at 2512 North Park Boulevard.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, but believe it was accidental.

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(WBIR) An 82-year-old woman and her dog died Wednesday night during a house fire in North Knoxville, according to Knoxville Fire Department spokesperson DJ Corcoran.

Tazewell Pike crash kills 1, injures 2


A car hit a tree in north Knoxville, killing one person and injuring two others.

The crash happened on Tazewell Pike near Smithwood Road just before 11:40 p.m. Wednesday. Knoxville police said one person died at the scene and crews took two others to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Officials said they found alcoholic beverages in the vehicle.


Police charge man with fatal stabbing


Knoxville Police have charged a man with a fatal stabbing.

Lawrence Coats, 44, of Knoxville, is charged with second degree murder in the death of Dennis Harold Littlejohn, who was found dead in a yard on Buffat Mill Road on December 5.

Coats was arrested Monday.

KPD says while an arrest has been made, the investigation is continuing.