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#Local8Helps | East Tennessee tornado relief drive for Claiborne, Campbell county

Local 8 News is partnering with the American Red Cross to help tornado victims in East Tennessee. Donations are accepted at Toyota Knoxville.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:06:03 GMT

A very cool night, a mostly sunny Wednesday

Today's high in Knoxville was 78 degrees at 4:09 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. This morning's low was 61 degrees. Airport rain today: None 4.67 inches of rain for July 25.25 inches of rain and melted snow since January 1, 2014...4.80 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year. Peak wind gust today: 19 mph

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:57:40 GMT

Claiborne County seeking state help for tornado clean up

This is not the first time Claiborne County has been hit by a tornado. Breeding says six tornadoes have hit the county in the past five years.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:18:45 GMT

Red Cross hands out food in Claiborne County

We rode around with the Red Cross as they delivered food and drinks to the clean up crews.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:18:26 GMT

Rafting has a big year for tourism

Rafting in the Smoky Mountains is having a big year and the weather is helping.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:01:38 GMT

"Unplugged" play challenges life without technology

"Unplugged" play challenges life without technology

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:44:48 GMT

Bourbon grilled peach Barbecue sauce

Bourbon grilled peach Barbecue sauce

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:40:55 GMT

Dog attacks Blount County boy

A pitbull mix attacked seven-year-old Austin Foust near his home on Burnett Station Road in Seymour.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:24:52 GMT

Sevierville man added to state's 'Most Wanted' list

Nathan McCollum is wanted for violation of probation for attempted aggravated kidnapping, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, violation of an order of protection,.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:39:46 GMT

THP confirms death in I-40 crash in Loudon County

At least one person is dead after a crash on Interstate 40 in Loudon County.

Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:40:46 GMT