Bear gets stuck in truck, freed by wildlife officer

A bear trapped inside of a pick-up truck was freed by a wildlife officer.

Luxury dealership expansion creating 40 new jobs

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Furrow Automotive has invested $17 million to build a new campus in West Knoxville, creating 40 jobs. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Thursday.

Postal Service driver recovering after carjacking …

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A USPS driver is recovering after being held at gunpoint during a carjacking in Knoxville. KPD is continuing its investigation. WATE Good Morning Tennessee at 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

Former Casey’s employee recounts hiding woman fleeing …

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A Knox County man was found guilty of 15 felony counts including aggravated stalking on Thursday. Jomo Berry, 45, repeatedly shot at his ex-girlfriend while driving I-40 in December 2022, following her to a Casey's gas station on Rutledge Pike. Fortunately, two employees at the store rushed to her aid.

TN bill considers age verification for porn sites

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The United States consumes more pornography than every other country in the world. But where does Tennessee stack up? State capitol reporter Chris O’Brien dives into the data as lawmakers are set to consider a new bill to require age verification for porn sites.

Two people dead after plane crash

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Two people are dead after a small plane crashed in Giles County, near the Marshall County line, Thursday morning, according to officials.

Driver dead after tire crashes through windshield

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A driver on I-40 in Knoxville died Thursday after a tire detached from another car and crashed through his windshield, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Driver recovering after USPS carjacking

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A United States Postal Service driver was carjacked at gunpoint. WATE's Dominic Webster spoke with KPD Chief Paul Noel and the president of the Knoxville branch of the National Association of Letter Carriers about the incident.

Seymour teen fighting rare bone disease

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A 14-year-old in Seymour has been battling a rare bone disease her entire life, but after she was prevented from getting a critical procedure this year, she and her family are asking the community for help. WATE's Ella Wales spoke with them about their journey.

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