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Officials reopen all lanes of I-40 E. after crash


Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesperson Mark Nagi said officials reopened all lanes of I-40 East at Watt Road, following a crash that involved at least eight vehicles.

At least one tractor trailer and seven vehicles collided at mile marker 370, shutting down all eastbound lanes for nearly two hours.

Drivers should expect delays near that section of interstate.

Officials haven't confirmed any injuries.

Off-duty officer accidentally shoots himself in leg


An officer suffered a serious leg injury Monday morning after he accidentally shot himself while off-duty, according to a Knoxville Police Department release.

The department said officer Bill McMaham was taking his personal, off-duty weapon out of his police cruiser when the gun went off shortly after 6 a.m. Monday. The .40-caliber round shot into his thigh.

Someone steals cash out of two ATMs


Someone broke into two ATMs at a West Knoxville store and got away with an unknown amount of cash.

Knoxville police said officers responded to the Weigel's at 6927 Kingston Pike on Friday. The manager told officers someone went into the store and broke into the ATMs between midnight at 6 a.m.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.


No one hurt when car crashed into business


A West Knoxville business closed Wednesday afternoon after a car crashed into the building.

According to Knoxville Police, officers were called to Jewels and Threads at 8817 Kingston Pike just before noon.

, hit some bushes, then crashed into the large front window of the business. They do not know what caused the car to suddenly accelerate.

The driver and her passenger were not injured, and no one inside the store was hurt.

No charges are expected.

KFD: Electrical issues started large apartment fire


ID=19211817(WBIR) Fire investigators determined that electrical problems started a large fire in the attic of a west Knoxville apartment complex.

Work on Third Creek Greenway almost finished


A greenway that has been under construction since August is almost finished.

The Third Creek Greenway near West High School off Tobler Lane has been under construction as the City of Knoxville works to fix flooding issues.

Knoxville Parks and Recreation said crews cleared a new area and laid a new stretch of asphalt. Officials said they still have to work on sidewalks on Tobler Lane and landscape the area.

Volunteer-run medical clinic moves into new home


A volunteer-run medical clinic, serving three East Tennessee counties, now has a new home.

St. Mary's Legacy
cut the ribbon on its new building at 10919 Carmichael Road in west Knox County on Thursday morning. Since last year, the clinic has operated out of a warehouse temporarily.

The Catholic charity offers health care to the uninsured.