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Operation Salt Vegas: Federal agents serve meth warrants in southwest VA, northeast TN

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:33:00 -0700

Federal investigators served dozens of warrants on individuals in southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Agents call the investigation “Operation Salt Vegas”.

Woman finds body during egg hunt

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:32:34 -0700

Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play.

Baylor Salvages Finale at K-State Behind Castano’s Strong Outing

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:35:10 -0700

Baylor baseball salvaged the series finale 3-1 at Kansas State on Saturday night at Tointon Family Stadium. The Bears (18-21, 5-9 Big 12) were fueled by Daniel Castano’s phenomenal outing on the mound against the Wildcats (22-18, 4-8 Big 12). Baylor spotted Castano a 1-0 lead in the third on Brett Doe’s RBI ground out. Then, Darryn...

Memphis-area obits for Sunday, April 20

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:01:00 -0700

Memphis area obits for Sunday, April 20

Jefferson County, TN sheriff defends deputies in jail deaths

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:38:03 -0700

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — Jefferson County Sheriff Bud McCoig says deputies did nothing wrong in the three inmate deaths at the county jail since January.

Woman Finds Body During Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:00:41 -0700

KNOXVILLE, TN (WBIR/CNN March 19, 2014) – A Tennessee woman found a dead body under her deck while she was having an Easter egg hunt for her 4-year-old son in the back yard. The woman told police she had been …

Kenyan native Wesley Korir wins miniMarathon by photo finish

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:00:39 -0700

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – It was a photo finish to this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon. Kenyan-native Wesley Korir won his fourth race in Louisville by just 14 hundredths of a second. Officials with the race say it came down to a photo finish in the men’s division of the miniMarathon. Louisville’s Wesley Korir won his fourth title with a time of 1:03:35:07 which was 17 hundredths ...

President Obama honors former GCA player Will McKamey

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:19:48 -0700

President Barack Obama took a moment to remember the life and service of former Grace Christian Academy player Will McKamey on Friday.

Food truck sees a crowd in Jacksboro

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:41:56 -0700

As the city of Knoxville begins its one year pilot program for food trucks, other East TN towns have gotten a head start.

Several East TN runners choosing to run this year's Boston Marathon after 2013 attack

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:05:59 -0700

Several East Tennessee runners are choosing to run in this year's Boston Marathon after last year's attack.