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Knoxville man killed in Norris Freeway crash


A crash Wednesday evening on Norris Freeway has claimed the life of a Knoxville man.

Just after 7:00 pm, the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 441 in North Knox County near Pedigo Road.

According the a report filed by THP, 50 year old Charles Davis was traveling south on Norris Freeway when his truck went off the right side of the road.

The truck hit a tree and then traveled down an embankment before coming to a stop.

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Church helps another congregation save bell tower


Tuesday marked a big milestone for one Knoxville church: a new bell tower was finally put in place thanks to the help of another congregation.

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Deputies responding to car crash find driver had been shot


The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a late-night shooting in North Knox County.

At about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a single-car crash on Miller Road at Andersonville Pike.

Deputies said the drive of the vehicle had been shot.

Paramedics took him to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. No word on his conditions.

WBIR will update wbir.com and 10News as more information becomes available.


Church plans fundraiser to save bell tower


Work is underway to save a 128-year-old bell tower at a Knoxville church.

Construction crews put new shingles on the tower at Shannondale Presbyterian Church on Monday. When the weather clears, the church plans to use a crane to put the tower back in place.

The bell tower was built in 1886. Decades later, the tower was full of rotted wood that needed to be replaced.

The congregation hosted several events to raise money for the repairs.

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City of Knoxville fires 2 employees for stealing from dump


The City of Knoxville has fired two employees for stealing from the city dump.

The terminations came after an investigation at the Solid Waste Management Facility on Elm Street in North Knoxville.

Waste Facility Manager David Newman and Foreman Teddy Stout were accused of removing items dropped off at the facility's dump pit and then taking them for personal use.

All students stung by yellow jackets are out of hospital


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Update: All of the children who were treated for yellow jacket stings at Children's Hospital have been released.

Personnel file shows reasons Halls aide cited




Editor's note: because the teacher's aide has not been criminally charged, 10News will not identify her at this time.

(WBIR) The personnel file of a teacher's aide connected to a Knox County criminal investigation shows she has been in trouble with the district in the past.