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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.

City of Knoxville completes Third Creek Greenway


A Knoxville greenway that has been under construction since August is now completely finished.

The Third Creek Greenway near West High School, off Tobler Lane, has been under construction while the city worked to fix flooding issues.

Knoxville Parks and Recreation said workers cleared a new area and laid a stretch of asphalt on higher ground. Crews also upgraded sidewalks on Tobler Lane and landscaped the area.

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