Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The Wire

NEW: Wrecks claim two lives

Police are investigating a pair of lethal traffic accidents that left two people dead in East Knoxville less than nine hours apart. Traffic was snarled...

KUB says it can do broadband better, cheaper

Officials from the Knoxville Utilities Board took their case for getting into the broadband business to the public Monday, fielding questions from community members...

Businesswoman faces prison for COVID fraud

A Knoxville entrepreneur is looking at up to 20 years in prison for lying numerous times as part of a scheme to be fraudulently...

A bridge to Pride

Carmen McClain and her girlfriend, Jasmine Martinez, are Blount County teens who came out of the closet to everyone they knew this past year.  With this year being the first time...

Family offers $50,000 reward in slaying

It’s been just over a year since the bullet-riddled body of a young woman was found in a convenience store parking lot in East...

Knox Schools security chief named

Officials from Knox County Schools have announced their pick to replace longtime Chief of Security Gus Paidousis when he retires next month. Jason Periard’s first...

School board rejects facilitation

The possibility that parents, students or other members of the community could be allowed to take part in a discussion on how police are...

Protesters appear in court

A half-dozen activists who were arrested for protesting during an April meeting of County Commission had their first day in court Tuesday and vowed...

“This is a different pathway”

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...

Probe into deadly home invasion continues

Police investigators are still searching for potential suspects in what appeared to be a robbery attempt that turned into a fatal shooting last week in...