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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Caught on cam: KPD officer cuts elderly woman's lawn after thief steals mowerKNOXVILLE - A Knoxville Police Department officer didn't have to think twice wh
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
KNOXVILLE - A Knoxville Police Department officer didn't have to think twice when a 76-year-old woman asked him to help her get her grass cut. Officer Garrett Fontanez didn't know cameras were rolling when he spent his entire Tuesday mowing her... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Drug task force aims to track overdoses back to dealersthe dealers from bringing the stuff into our community." The joint task force
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
the dealers from bringing the stuff into our community." The joint task force between the District Attorney's office, the Knoxville Police Department and the medical examiner's office works to investigate every overdose death in the county and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville leaders holding Unwanted Medication Collectionat this location only during the event. At all other times, Knox County residen
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
at this location only during the event. At all other times, Knox County residents can bring old or unused medicines to the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building at 800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. The Safety Building is open 24 hours a day, seven... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Man wounded in road rage shootingKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a case of road rage in Tennessee led to a sh
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a case of road rage in Tennessee led to a shooting that wounded one driver. The Knoxville Police Department says their investigation found that the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck and the driver of a gray Honda... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KPD issues 58 school zone citations on first day of schoolThe Knoxville Police Department is kicking it into high gear for back to school
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 13 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department is kicking it into high gear for back to school. Officers issued nearly 60 citations to drivers in school zones Monday on the first day of classes for Knox County Schools. "Every year, we place officers in the school... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Woman in her 40s dies from overdoseNORTH KNOX COUNTY - Knoxville Police Department is investigating the death of a
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 days ago
NORTH KNOX COUNTY - Knoxville Police Department is investigating the death of a female at a Motel 6 around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Police responded to a 'suspicious death call' at the motel. KPD says they conducted several interviews along with... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Back-to-school bash will offer children photo IDsfrom Shoney's restaurants says. The event will be hosted by the National Cente
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 days ago
from Shoney's restaurants says. The event will be hosted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Knoxville Police Department, East Tennessee Children's and a multitude of other organizations. It'll happen during Knox... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Cyclist hit by vehicle near Dutch Valleyunknown at this time. It is also unknown at this time whether or not the cycli
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 days ago
unknown at this time. It is also unknown at this time whether or not the cyclist was riding a bicycle or a motorcycle. Knoxville Police Department, emergency responders and Knoxville Fire Department responded to the incident. This story is... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Search planned for Knoxville woman missing since Mayand 8:00 p.m. on May 28 as she was walking toward her husband’s residence on Br
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 18 days ago
and 8:00 p.m. on May 28 as she was walking toward her husband’s residence on Brookside Avenue, near Knoxville College. The Knoxville Police Department said the couple was separated. KPD still has an open investigation into Scott's... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville man creates bracelets with Romans 8:31 to support KPDit all. This post is not meant to start any arguments or to offend anybody. Sim
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 19 days ago
it all. This post is not meant to start any arguments or to offend anybody. Simply to show support to the officers of the Knoxville Police Department." Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch and Mayor Madeline Rogero said the city removed the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
WBIR's OD Epidemic series ends, opioid crisis reporting continuesCounty alone, we're on a pace to surpass 300 suspected fatal drug overdoses in
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 20 days ago
County alone, we're on a pace to surpass 300 suspected fatal drug overdoses in 2017. That's an unprecedented amount. As Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch said when we began this project, it's a toll that should outrage every one of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KPD: One dead in Downtown Knoxville shootingKNOXVILLE, TN - The Knoxville Police Department says one person is dead after a
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 21 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN - The Knoxville Police Department says one person is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning. It happened in Downtown Knoxville, near the corner of Lilac Avenue and Fern Street. KPD officers responded near the corner of Lilac Ave... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
PARC to prepare recommendations following woman's encounter with KPD officerA Knoxville citizens advisory group will prepare recommendations and offer them
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 23 days ago
A Knoxville citizens advisory group will prepare recommendations and offer them at a public meeting to the Knoxville Police Department, following a North Carolina woman's complaint about the way an off-duty officer treated her in May. Clarence... Read more
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Officer.com
Knoxville Police Forced to Remove Bible VerseKNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- "If God be for us, then who can be against us?" Generation
Officer.com / Posted 23 days ago
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- "If God be for us, then who can be against us?" Generations of Knoxville Police Department officers have passed by a plaque with that bit of scripture as they headed out to fight crime. Now, the sign is being taken down after an... Read more
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FOX News
Bible verse plaque displayed at Tennessee police department to be movedplace where the public could see it. But it certainly didn't seem like it was w
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
place where the public could see it. But it certainly didn't seem like it was worth financing a fight." Smart move by the Knoxville Police Department in Tennessee to remove a bible passage from its headquarters. https://t.co/yE2EMDWStj The... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Deputies cleared in South Knox County officer-involved shootingCounty Sheriff's Office deputies have been cleared in a May shooting that kille
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 26 days ago
County Sheriff's Office deputies have been cleared in a May shooting that killed a 74-year-old South Knox County man. The Knoxville Police Department announced Tuesday that Knox County District Attorney Charme Allen has ruled the officer-involved... Read more
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Breitbart
Man Gets 80 Years in Prison for Raping a Child Twice in Tennesseethat authorities did not learn of the situation until several years later. Once
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
that authorities did not learn of the situation until several years later. Once they were notified, investigators with the Knoxville Police Department took Brady in for questioning. Brady confessed to raping the girl in the interview with... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
11 arrested in Knoxville prostitution stingKNOXVILLE, TENN. - The Knoxville Police Department said it arrested 11 people i
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 29 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TENN. - The Knoxville Police Department said it arrested 11 people in a prostitution sting. It happened in the Beaumont and Lonsdale communities following several neighborhood complaints. Officers said they arrested six women and five... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
WBIR to hold drug take-back July 28raise awareness about the opioid crisis in East Tennessee. The event will be n
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted a month ago
raise awareness about the opioid crisis in East Tennessee. The event will be noon to 6 p.m. July 28. A team that includes Knoxville Police Department officers, University of Tennessee pharmacy students, CAC AmeriCorps students and staff and... Read more

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