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Pellissippi State student selected as State of the Union guest


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At the start of the year, Chelsey Davis never would have imagined talking to President Barack Obama and sitting next to first lady Michelle Obama.

Crews evacuate A.L. Lotts because of blown light fixture


Crews evacuated A.L. Lotts Thursday morning because of a blown light fixture in the hallway.

Rural Metro sent several fire trucks to the school. Crews confirmed that the situation is under control. Firefighters said the kids were out of the school for about 10 minutes and then went into the gym.


Man bails out of car during car chase with state trooper


Law enforcement is searching for a suspect who bailed out of his car Monday during a car chase with a state trooper in west Knox County.

Officials said the man is wanted by the Loudon County Sheriff's Office. Authorities don't have a detailed description of the suspect at this time, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol Lt. Don Boshears.

Overnight apartment fire in west Knoxville displaces family


Knoxville firefighters said faulty wiring is to blame for a Monday morning apartment fire.

Firefighters responded to the Greenbrier Ridge Apartments at about 2:45 a.m. Monday.

When crews arrived they found flames inside a wall in one of the apartments. Firefighters quickly got the fire under control and extinguish the flames.

There was one family living in the apartment, and officials said they have another place to stay.


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Knox Co. deputies search for Subway armed robber


Knox County deputies are searching for a man who robbed a Subway in West Knox County Tuesday night.

Just before 9:45 p.m., police said a man, armed with a handgun, demanded money from a clerk at the Subway at 446 North Cedar Bluff Road.

The man is about 30-to-40 years old, weighs about 170-to-180 pounds, and is 5'11" to 6'0" tall. At the time of the robbery, the man was wearing a blue coat, jeans, and a dark-colored ski mask.