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KPD: Body could have been under deck 1-2 weeks


Update 12 pm:

(WBIR) A family playing in their backyard discovered a decomposing body under their deck in west Knoxville, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

The woman living in the home said she smelled a foul odor outside their house on Forest View Road in Bearden for days, said police. While playing with her 4-year-old daughter in the yard, the woman noticed the smell again and found the body 20 feet from the edge of the deck.

U.S. Airman surprises Cedar Bluff Middle School students


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(WBIR-Knoxville) A group of Cedar Bluff Middle School (CBMS) students received a special surprise Wednesday afternoon from a U.S. airman who served in Afghanistan.

Casual Pint opens first franchise location


Dozens of East Tennesseans showed up to the grand opening for a new bar in West Knoxville.

The Casual Pint on Northshore Drive held their grand opening party Wednesday evening. It featured several prize giveaways for growlers and other items.

It's the first Casual Pint franchise location and features 22 craft beers on tap and 300 individual beers.

One of the co-owners is amazed at the support for their grand opening.

Illegally dumped shingles will finally be put to good use


Thousands of storm-damaged shingles will soon have a new purpose.

Trucks are moving piles of ground-up shingles from this property near Lovell Road that was the center of a long saga that involved legal action by the city of Knoxville.

Driver dies in West Knoxville crash


One person is dead after a crash in West Knoxville Thursday evening.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Bowling ran off the road and hit a tree on Ferd Hickey Road.

Emergency responders took him to UT Medical Center, but he has passed away.

A dog was also in the truck. Police say the dog was ok.


West Knox business gives customers French experience


ID=7478883(WBIR - Knoxville) If you've ever wanted to wander down the back lanes of Paris and enjoy the food and fashions but can't afford a trip to The City of Light, a trip to West Knoxville may be the next best thing.

New breakfast restaurant open in Farragut


(WBIR, Farragut) - If you like eggs, omelettes, waffles, and pancakes, there's a new breakfast restaurant in town that specializes in just that.

The Egg & I opened last week in Farragut on Lovell Road.

The new restaurant is only open in the morning and early afternoon serving up a variety of breakfast options as well as soups and other lunch items. The menu features dishes inspired by many different regions in the United States.