SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee wildfires that have burned more than 3,000 acres near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and damaged more than 300 structures were under control as of Saturday afternoon, officials said.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Firefighters sought to get a handle Wednesday on a wildfire spreading near Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, amid mandatory evacuations as winds whipped up ahead of a line of strong storms forecast to move in overnight.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has been charged with killing her 3-year-old son and neglecting four other children, according to court records.
Brenda Dawn Behunin, 33, was arrested Wednesday after being indicted on 13 charges including murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect, news outlets reported.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A pilot injured in a helicopter crash that killed his passenger in Tennessee didn't heed warnings about flying in marginal weather in the Smoky Mountains, federal transportation safety authorities said.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One person died and another was injured Wednesday afternoon when a helicopter crashed in rural eastern Tennessee, officials said.
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the crash by a bystander who saw and heard the craft going down about 3 p.m., WBIR-TV reported.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —
The Tennessee Smokies minor league baseball team will return to Knoxville after a two-decade absence thanks to an agreement among local officials to help fund a new stadium, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A court official was one of two people found dead in a home in East Tennessee, authorities said.
Connie Elaine Holt, 55, and Eric Neal Peters, 54, were found dead in the home in Kodak, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An altercation in the parking lot of a Tennessee water park led to a shooting that killed one woman and wounded another, police said.
Officers responded Saturday evening to a report of shots fired at the Soaky Mountain Waterpark and found two females from Loudon with gunshot wounds, Sevierville Police Department spokesman Bob Stahlke said in a statement.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two people face charges after officers found a dead monkey inside a hot car parked outside of a waterpark.
According to the Sevierville Police Department, officers on Wednesday found the dead nine-week old marmoset monkey and a five-week old monkey that was alive in the car parked at Soaky Mountain Waterpark after the facility’s management notified police.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of spray painting the word “death” on a garage at a Tennessee mayor's house...