A Knoxville Police Department officer intervened in the robbery of a popular West Knoxville barbecue joint Monday, leading to the suspect’s prompt arrest, authorities said. A 27-year-old man named Derrick Deion Harris of Knoxville went into...
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Their expertise is in reducing and even preventing the kinds of deadly shootings that have rocked Knoxville over the past year. So, the city government is bringing them in to help quell the violence, the call...
Two more people have been charged in connection with the slaying of a 33-year-old nursing home worker from Roane County, authorities said Saturday.  The new arrests brings the number of men and women accused of playing...

KCSO: Martinez caught

A week long manhunt was brought to an end with the Friday night arrest of a man sought for questioning in the slaying of a 33-year-old nursing home worker from Roane County.  Charlie Richard “Rico” Martinez,...
The city of Knoxville hopes to put $2 million toward fighting gun violence after a recent string of deadly shootings. City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve two separate measures, one of which immediately freed...
A woman shot during a possible road rage incident last week in which a nearby school bus was also struck by gunfire has died, authorities said. The woman, identified as Tamaralynn Ann Russell, 38, of Powell,...
Kendra Ivey
The body of a 33-year-old Rockwood man who was reported missing last week has been found and two women have been arrested in connection with his death, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Victor Letner’s...
KPD Chief Eve Thomas
There appears to be no connection between the recent shooting deaths of two Austin-East Magnet High School students, authorities said today. “There is not any evidence to suggest there is any correlation between those two cases,” ...
Road rage may have triggered a Wednesday afternoon shooting on a North Knoxville street that left a woman fighting for her life at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, police said today. Paul Foutner, 30, of...
The teenage girl who was cut down by gunfire early Tuesday evening has been identified by her family as Janaira Muhammad, a freshman at Austin-East Magnet High School. Muhammad had apparently just walked out the front...