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UPDATE: All I-40 lanes open after a tanker truck hauling hazardous materials tipped into median
Posted on Sunday December 15, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Interstate 40 is open in both directions in downtown Knoxville after an overturned tanker truck carrying hazardous materials has been cleaned up. The wreck was reported shortly before 5 a.m. Crews have been working for hours to upright and offload the tanker truck, which was transporting hazardous materials. The tanker truck, […]

Child dies after Christmas parade accident in Mt. Juliet
Posted on Saturday December 14, 2019

The family was present and are aware. Our prayers are with the child, the family, and all involved in this tragic event.

Maryville Police Department seeking community help
Posted on Sunday December 15, 2019

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE)- The Maryville Police Department is asking the public to help identifying two men and a vehicle. The vehicle is believed to be a Ford F-350 and it may be still pulling the same trailer seen in the photo above. If you have any information on the these two men or the missing […]

Forecast: Breaks of sunshine today with mild highs in the mid 50s
Posted on Thursday October 01, 1953

Be sure to follow the WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team: Matt Hinkin on Facebook and Twitter  Ken Weathers on Facebook and Twitter Justin Kiefer on  Facebook and Twitter Victoria Cavaliere on Facebook and Twitter Partly cloudy skies are around this morning with highs in the low to mid 50s today. This Morning:┬áIsolated patchy fog. Partly cloudy skies. Morning lows in the upper […]

Hundreds gather at local cemetery for Wreaths Across America event
Posted on Saturday December 14, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Hundreds gathered at Knoxville National Cemetery to lay wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers for the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony. “It’s very important that we remember all our fallen veterans whenever they did serve. It’s Christmas time of the year, it’s important that we come out and remember and […]

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Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


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