Sunday, May 9, 2021

The Wire

NEW: Guilty of 5th DUI, jury says

Tinisha Nicole Spencer had already been busted for drunk driving no less than four times in three different states when she was pulled over...

NEW: Chase, shooting leads to arrest

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,...

Crime Stoppers brings hope, controversy

Sometimes the hardest part of a criminal investigation is getting the people who may have information about, say, a burglary or a murder to...

Knox Schools security chaos

The future role of police officers in Knox County schools was up in the air Wednesday as officials tried to figure out how to...

KPD pulling out of security agreement

The Knoxville Police Department is ending its agreement with the Knox County Schools to provide uniformed officers for campus security. The move may prove temporary...

City Council battle of wills

Knoxville City Council’s first in-person regular meeting since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic turned at points into a battle of wills between Mayor...

Murder suspect killed

A murder suspect who was being sought by police was found shot to death Monday night in East Knoxville. Eric Bolden, 46, of Knoxville was...

BOE member wants to revisit SRO, security programs

A member of the Knox County Board of Education has drafted a proposal to have the school system’s relationship with law enforcement be redefined...

Vicious attack leads to attempted murder charge

A Knoxville man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after allegedly trying to throw another man off a bridge following a head-on...

The tallest wall in the world is a word

April was National Poetry Month and, while it may now be in the rear view mirror, there are still those in Knoxville who believe...