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Sailor surprises sister at UT graduation

By Ashley Izbicki, WBIR

Nearly 2,000 graduates in black caps and gowns received their diplomas at the University of Tennessee Friday, but one journalism and electronic media major had no idea her younger brother, who has been deployed for the past 16 months, flew home to surprise her on stage.

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let bad weather ruin your Halloween fun! Here's a listing of some of the indoor events going on that you can enjoy on this spooky holiday!

Dead Man's Farm Haunted House: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24 & Oct. 29-30; 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 25-26, 7-11 p.m. Nov. 1-2; closed Oct. 31, 9567 Highway 11E, Lenoir City. $17 admission. High-intensity, interactive haunted house.

Squirrel causes big power outage in West Knoxville

Squirrel causes big power outage in West Knoxville

KUB a squirrel is to blame for a power outage that affected more than 6,800 customers in West Knoxville Thursday afternoon.

They say the squirrel crawled into one of their main lines, tripping a breaker switch.

The outage occurred around 5 p.m., when KUB says the West Hills substation went out.

Customers report the power was out between 10 and 30 minutes.

The outage affected traffic lights in the middle of rush hour.  There were several accidents reported on Middlebrook Pike during that time.

How are you getting in the Halloween spirit this year?

How are you getting in the Halloween spirit this year?

October is finally here, so are you getting your home in the Halloween spirit?  

We would love to see & share your SPOOKTACULAR decorations, creepy crafts, and homemade costumes! Just e-mail them to WhereYouLive@wbir.com.  Don't forget to tell us where you live!