Antioch Waffle House shooting suspect captured

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said wanted Top 10 fugitive Travis Reinking has been captured. He was taken into custody at 1:07 p.m. Monday afternoon near 5000 Mountain Springs Drive and transported to Metro General Hospital. Police said a citizen's tip led to the apprehension of Reinking.Officials said Reinking was carrying a semi-automatic weapon in his backpack when he was arrested in the woods near Nashville...


Loved ones identify family of six killed in Alcoa house fire

Six people died in an early Sunday morning house fire that authorities called the worst tragedy they've seen in Alcoa.Four adults and two children did not survive the tragedy. ..


Volunteer Landing dock reopens following repairs

Volunteer Landing's new 360-foot long boat dock reopens Friday following damage it received when a boat struck it last year...


Blount Co. surgeons use rare robot to practice procedures

Some doctors in East Tennessee are getting life-saving experience by using a state of the art robot.Neurosurgeons at Blount Memorial Hospital take the Mazor X robot for a spin anywhere from three to five times each week to practice different spinal surgeries...


Early voting begins for Knox County primary; learn more about the candidates

Early voting is underway for the upcoming primary election in Knox County on May 1.The early-voting period begins April 11 and runs through April 26. The deadline to register for the primary election passed on April 2. The ballot for this year's primary election includes big races, such as county mayor and county sheriff...


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    Gas prices set to rise amid Syria conflict

    Pump prices will get more expensive this week, due to rising geopolitical tensions in the middle east. The conflict in Syria sent crude prices to their highest point in more than three years, and as a result, motorists are about to feel the pain at the pump.The national average price for gasoline is the highest in more than two years. Sunday's average of $2.71 is the highest since July 2015...


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    New Book About Clergy Sex Abuse: Inhumanity in the Name of Jesus

    Bless Me Father, For You Have Sinned: Resident Evil in a Catholic Church populated with Sexual Deviates, Psychopaths, Sadists and NonBelievers, also marketed as Clergy Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church, were published in the summer of 2015. These books were based on Pafumi's initial investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy worldwide...


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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...