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Several injured people are being transported via ambulance and Lifestar helicopter from the scene of a fiery crash that has shut down all north- and southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Campbell County near Caryville, officials said.

OAK RIDGE — Elyanna Peck was in a hurry to enter this world, and a Roane County E-911 Center dispatcher gave a quick course by phone in birthing babies to Ashley Peck’s friend.

KNOXVILLE — An allegedly impaired — and pantsless — woman arrested after a crash that left a mother and her 18-month-old child critically injured had a bottle of vodka in the SUV she was driving, according to records.

CLINTON — Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark announced Monday the state will seek the execution of a man alleged to have choked his elderly uncle to death and the execution of the man's girlfriend, who is accused of watching the slaying.

KNOXVILLE — An allegedly impaired — and pantsless — woman was taken into custody Monday after the SUV she was driving broadsided a car at a West Knoxville intersection, leaving a mother and her toddler son seriously injured.

A group of 10 death row inmates suing over lethal injection in Tennessee argued on Friday that the state’s backup plan -- the electric chair -- is an unconstitutional “torture device.”

Mark “Coonrippy” Brown, distant runnerup to Gov. Bill Haslam in the Aug. 7 Republican gubernatorial primary, has had a bucket of ice water dumped on his head and challenged Haslam, Sen. Lamar and a Nashville radio talk show host to join him in accepting the ALS challenge.

KNOXVILLE — Knox County's vice unit hit the Internet in search of escorts and netted charges against four women, including one who said she was there to provide security for co-workers.

Officials in Loudon County report major damage in town of Philadelphia due to a storm system that swept through the area about 3 p.m.

OAK RIDGE — A drunken Sunbright man posed as an Oak Ridge High School student in at least two classrooms last week before he was nabbed in a school hallway by police during a class change.

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