She couldn’t stop cleaning.  Day or night, rain or shine, no matter how much noise she made or how angry her neighbors got, she couldn’t stop.  The situation may sound like the setup for a joke, but...
A week after voting to not adopt a plan to bring the public into discussions on school security issues, the Knox County Board of Education met to .... plan on how to bring the public...
Twenty-five hours worth of “enhanced patrol efforts” by the Knoxville Police Department on the Cumberland Avenue “Strip” yielded several arrests for illegal drugs and firearms over the weekend. “We have been conducting enhanced patrols throughout the...
Former Knoxville Police Department Deputy Chief Gary Price was presented with the 2020 KPD Legacy Award, authorities said Wednesday.  Price was a 33-year veteran when he retired from KPD in 2014 to work as chief criminal...
Editor’s note: This story was edited to include Mayor Kincannon’s Friday statement, which came in after our normal deadline. In what may have been a blatant attempt to curry favor with law enforcement at the...
A two-day trial in Knox County Criminal Court led to a 25-year-old man being convicted of driving under the influence for the second time, authorities said Wednesday. Luis Alexis Briceno, 25, faces a minimum of 45...
It took less than a week for the new East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers program to yield its first arrest. The nonprofit Crime Stoppers organization, which was officially launched in Knoxville on May 5,  is designed...
A man accused of chasing two other men in a pickup truck and trying to shoot them in South Knoxville was arrested Thursday. Clifton Hall, 33, was taken into custody at 7300 Smoky Falls Way on...
Sometimes the hardest part of a criminal investigation is getting the people who may have information about, say, a burglary or a murder to share what they know with police. There are plenty of reasons why...
The future role of police officers in Knox County schools was up in the air Wednesday as officials tried to figure out how to rewrite a controversial agreement that governs the relationship between local law...