(WBIR- Bean Station, Tenn.) A former police officer is behind bars, accused of a shooting spree inside a local drugstore that left two men dead and two women injured. The shooting happened at the Down Home pharmacy in Bean Station around 11:15 am on Thursday. According to District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn, Jason Brian Holt, 37, was arrested shortly after the shooting. Investigators ...
The importance of a caring parent was clearly displayed Thursday when examining the physical condition of horses seized from a farm in southeastern Knox County. The stark contrast becomes even more apparent when you see how a horse rescued from the same farm in 2012 has rebounded from ...
Born in Alabama 1929 and raised in Burlington, Mr. Robinson graduated from Knoxville College and taught for five years at the former Austin High School. He later become the first black person to hold an administrative post with the school system. He served 26 years as an administrator until retiring in ...
Two teachers at Newport Grammar School asked the Newport City Board of Education to approve a plan to turn the school into a STEM academy. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. If the plan is approved, Newport Grammar School would be the first public STEM academy that would not require students to go through a selection process to be admitted. It would also be the first ...
A long-time North Knoxville business is moving. Broadway Sound will close the doors at its current location at the corner of Broadway and Edgewood Avenue on May 31st and move to Fountain City. The business posted a "for lease" sign at the Broadway building on Thursday. Broadway Sound started in 1967 as a one-room shop called Lynn's Guitars on Cecil Street. It moved to ...
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Of the forty five U.S. senators who voted down Wednesday's gun reform bill, 42 have received funding from arms manufacturers or their agents.
The London newspaper The Guardian revealed the statistic on Thursday citing a study dating back to 1990.
On Capitol Hill, 45% of the Senate was able to derail a proposal that polls say is supported by roughly 90% of Americans.
"Everyone who voted yesterday knows after reading that bill, in their heart of hearts, that the bill would have made America safer," MSNBC's co-host Mika Brzezinski said on Thursday's Morning Joe. "We are the 90%," his co-host Joe Scarborough added. "And 90% will not be ignored."
Forty one Republicans voted against the bill, as did four Democrats.
"All in all this was a pretty shameful day for Washington," President Barack Obamai, in company with victims of gun violence, told a press conference in the Rose Garden Wednesday.
Seven amendments were put up, covering assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and straw purchases. All 7 amendments were defeated.
The senators who opposed the bills were:
1. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
2. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
3. Sen. ...
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