FORECAST: Still a few lingering showers fpr some overnight

FORECAST: Still a few lingering showers fpr some overnight Mostly cloudy and mild overnight with just a few random showers Tonight: Mostly cloudy and mild overnight with a few random showers (30%). Low: 70°. Saturday: A few lingering showers early (40%) with decreasing clouds through the afternoon. High: 83°. Sunday:…

Everything you need to know about the USA Cycling National Championships in Knoxville

Everything you need to know about the USA Cycling National Championships in Knoxville Course map and schedule Road Closures Top spots to watch the race Volunteer Pedal for the Red Tweets: #USPro Click here for more information. Source: WATE 6 On Your Side Click to read more.

Police search for teen suspect in South Knoxville double homicide

Police search for teen suspect in South Knoxville double homicide KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville police are searching for a 15-year-old wanted in connection with a double homicide Thursday in South Knoxville. Rico “Little Rico” Cook is wanted for two counts of first degree murder, one count of attempted first degree…

Things to do in East Tennessee| June 23-25

Things to do in East Tennessee| June 23-25 KNOXVILLE (WATE) – East Tennesseans will be heading outside to see professional cyclists and more. Even if sports are not your forte, there are many things to do in East Tennessee. Featured USA Cycling National Championships Around 200 pro riders will be…

Lenoir City man found guilty of murdering girlfriend in Morgan County

Lenoir City man found guilty of murdering girlfriend in Morgan County WARTBURG (WATE) – A Morgan County jury found a Lenoir City man guilty Friday of shooting his girlfriend to death in December 2015. Erskine Andy Hunt Jr., 37, was found guilty of the second degree murder of Dolly Meyers…

Cancer survivor graduates from Knoxville’s South College pharmacy program

Cancer survivor graduates from Knoxville’s South College pharmacy program KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Students graduated from South College’s School of Pharmacy on Friday morning. Among those walking the stage was a cancer survivor who overcame the obstacles put in his path to get his degree, without even taking time off from…

Two-county police pursuit ends in Maryville crash; 2 taken to hospital

Two-county police pursuit ends in Maryville crash; 2 taken to hospital MARYVILLE (WATE) – A man wanted for assaulting a Pigeon Forge police officer Friday afternoon was taken into custody in Maryville after a two-county police pursuit. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office says they received information that the Sevier County…

12 Tennessee counties declared disasters after Memorial Day weekend storms

12 Tennessee counties declared disasters after Memorial Day weekend storms NASHVILLE (WATE) – Twelve Tennessee counties will receive federal aid through a Presidential Disaster Declaration after storms that rolled through on Memorial Day weekend. Counties included in the presidential declaration are Blount, Cumberland, Fayette, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, Putnam, Rhea, Roane,…

Brandon Banks found guilty of 2 charges in Vanderbilt rape trial

Brandon Banks found guilty of 2 charges in Vanderbilt rape trial NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After around 10 hours of deliberation, a jury found Brandon Banks guilty of two of the seven charges against him in the Vanderbilt University rape case. Banks’ bond was revoked and he was taken into…

2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition CINCINNATI (AP) — A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an Ohio air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled. Lt. Col. Jason Heard, commander of the Thunderbirds,…