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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man struck by vehicle on Magnolia Ave.police said. Tyrone Edward Smith, 36, "darted" into traffic in the 3100 block
Man struck by vehicle on Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
police said. Tyrone Edward Smith, 36, "darted" into traffic in the 3100 block of Magnolia Avenue just before 12:20 p.m., Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said. The driver of an eastbound Kia couldn't stop in time and struck... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man who drove himself to police station after shooting diesThursday seeking help has died, police said. Brett Dillard, 39, of Prince Geor
Knoxville man who drove himself to police station after shooting dies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
Thursday seeking help has died, police said. Brett Dillard, 39, of Prince George's County, Md., arrived at the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building on Howard Baker Boulevard around 10:40 a.m. in an Acura sedan that ended up on... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Pedestrian critically injured after being hit in East Knoxvillecritical injuries Friday afternoon after he darted into Magnolia Avenue traffic
Pedestrian critically injured after being hit in East Knoxville
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 hours ago
critical injuries Friday afternoon after he darted into Magnolia Avenue traffic and was hit by a motorist, according to the Knoxville Police Department. The pedestrian has been identified as Tyrone Edward Smith, 36. Darrell DeBusk, police... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Maryville police release name of officer killed while on dutyregion has reached out to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office asking how they ca
Maryville police release name of officer killed while on duty
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 hours ago
region has reached out to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office asking how they can help. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Knoxville Police Department, Loudon County Sheriff’s Office, Lenoir City Police Department, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Law enforcement agencies post social media tributes to fallen Maryville officerThe Knoxville Police Department tweeted a tribute to the fallen Maryville polic
Law enforcement agencies post social media tributes to fallen Maryville officer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The Knoxville Police Department tweeted a tribute to the fallen Maryville police officer. (Photo: @Knoxville_PD) An officer walks along Alcoa Trail on Thursday Aug. 25, 2016. A Maryville police officer was shot near the corner of Kerrway Lane and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Maryville officer latest from ET to die in line of duty2004, Loudon County Deputy Jason Scott was killed by the teenage son of a Loudo
Maryville officer latest from ET to die in line of duty
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
2004, Loudon County Deputy Jason Scott was killed by the teenage son of a Loudon County prosecutor during a shootout. The Knoxville Police Department has lost 15 officers in work-related deaths, according to the memorial. Among the most recent:... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Shooting victim with life-threatening injuries shows up at Knoxville Police DepartmentA shooting victim turned up at Knoxville Police Department headquarters Thursda
Shooting victim with life-threatening injuries shows up at Knoxville Police Department
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A shooting victim turned up at Knoxville Police Department headquarters Thursday morning, Aug. 25, 2016, suffering life-threatening injuries, KPD spokesman Darrell DeBusk said. The victim was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Shooting victim with life-threatening injuries shows up at Knoxville Police DepartmentA shooting victim turned up at Knoxville Police Department headquarters Thursda
Shooting victim with life-threatening injuries shows up at Knoxville Police Department
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A shooting victim turned up at Knoxville Police Department headquarters Thursday morning, Aug. 25, 2016, suffering life-threatening injuries, KPD spokesman Darrell DeBusk said. The victim was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KPD: Shooting victim taken to UT Medical CenterKNOXVILLE - The Knoxville Police Department said a shooting victim drove to the
KPD: Shooting victim taken to UT Medical Center
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE - The Knoxville Police Department said a shooting victim drove to the Knoxville Public Safety Building seeking help on Thursday morning. Authorities performed CPR on the man before transporting him to the University of Tennessee Medical... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox man found not guilty in teen’s killingDemetrius K. Holmes Jr., 22, in March 2015. Hunt was 17 at the time of the sho
Knox man found not guilty in teen’s killing
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Demetrius K. Holmes Jr., 22, in March 2015. Hunt was 17 at the time of the shooting, which occurred a block away from Knoxville Police Department headquarters on the outskirts of downtown Knoxville. Garner, testimony showed, believed Hunt had... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox judge sentences grandmother slayer to life with chance of paroleoperator he cut himself. He said he was outside, out back. He told them the doo
Knox judge sentences grandmother slayer to life with chance of parole
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
operator he cut himself. He said he was outside, out back. He told them the door was open. That's exactly what happened." Knoxville Police Department officers found a bloody knife and Morgan's bloody T-shirt in the backyard. The back door was... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Beef over name-calling leads to fatal inner city shootingwounding of Garner's brother, Demetrius K. Holmes Jr., 22, in a parking lot at
Beef over name-calling leads to fatal inner city shooting
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
wounding of Garner's brother, Demetrius K. Holmes Jr., 22, in a parking lot at an apartment complex just a block away from Knoxville Police Department headquarters. Holmes, whose father is serving a life sentence for a slaying in his youth, is... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Defense: Slaying suspect ‘did not kill his grandmother’stabbed in the neck on her bed. Hixson said she was "basically hacked to death"
Defense: Slaying suspect ‘did not kill his grandmother’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
stabbed in the neck on her bed. Hixson said she was "basically hacked to death" and had 11 defensive wounds on her hands. Knoxville Police Department Officer Jason Gardner testified Morgan was found nearly unconscious on his bedroom floor,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities investigate shooting in Northeast Knoxvilleone man was injured after arguing with a group of people in Northeast Knoxville
Authorities investigate shooting in Northeast Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
one man was injured after arguing with a group of people in Northeast Knoxville on Saturday night. Around 10:15 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at 2924 Sunset Ave. Upon arrival, officers found a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police investigate two shootingsresulted from an argument, was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Cen
Knoxville police investigate two shootings
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
resulted from an argument, was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being shot several times, Knoxville Police Department Sgt. Jason Keck said. Officer found several vehicles with bullet holes but no witnesses at the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KPD investigating two seperate shootingstime. The second shooting happened at 1:55 a.m. on Bethel Avenue at the Walter
KPD investigating two seperate shootings
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
time. The second shooting happened at 1:55 a.m. on Bethel Avenue at the Walter P. Taylor Homes. Investigators with the Knoxville Police Department are still piecing together what led to three people arriving at Fort Sanders Hospital, two with... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville police investigating double shootingKNOXVILLE - Investigators with the Knoxville Police Department are piecing toge
Knoxville police investigating double shooting
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
KNOXVILLE - Investigators with the Knoxville Police Department are piecing together what led to three people arriving at Fort Sanders Hospital early Saturday morning, two with gunshot wounds. According to a press release, the third had been beaten... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man charged with vehicle burglariesarrest and theft. Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a call re
Knoxville man charged with vehicle burglaries
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
arrest and theft. Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a call reporting a suspicious person on Larigo Drive. Knoxville Police Department Officer James Kennedy saw several cars with their interior lights on and doors and rear hatches... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Plea deadline extended for ex-Knoxville police officer, co-defendants indicted in drug conspiracycontrolled substances with the intent to further distribute those drugs at vari
Plea deadline extended for ex-Knoxville police officer, co-defendants indicted in drug conspiracy
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
controlled substances with the intent to further distribute those drugs at various locations in Knox County, including the Knoxville Police Department headquarters." Hurst, a decorated 13-year veteran of the KPD, had been trading drugs and other... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Big trucks, fast cars highlight Zoo Knoxville's Touch A Truck on August 20around oversized vehicles. Guests can also climb aboard a fire truck from the
Big trucks, fast cars highlight Zoo Knoxville's Touch A Truck on August 20
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 8 days ago
around oversized vehicles. Guests can also climb aboard a fire truck from the Knoxville Fire Department and a climb into a Knoxville Police department police car and meet the personnel who operate them. Meade Tractor, Blaine Construction, and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Daniel booked on misdemeanor assault chargeby calling Daniel a "liar." Daniel took off his headphones and stood over Hall
Daniel booked on misdemeanor assault charge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
by calling Daniel a "liar." Daniel took off his headphones and stood over Hall "to intimidate him," according to a Knoxville Police Department incident report. When Hall tried to stand up from his chair, Daniel "took both hands,... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville Police Dept removes its UT football program liaisonfor almost two decades, has been removed from the position. Officer Fred Kimbe
Knoxville Police Dept removes its UT football program liaison
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 9 days ago
for almost two decades, has been removed from the position. Officer Fred Kimber is taking his place, according to the Knoxville Police Department. KPD officials said that Brown, who is retiring from the department at the end of January, did... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police silenced on social mediawithout pay of officer Dale Tomlin in 2015 over comments made on Facebook that
Police silenced on social media
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
without pay of officer Dale Tomlin in 2015 over comments made on Facebook that some considered racist or homophobic. The Knoxville Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff's Office each have policies prohibiting employees from posting... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Austin Hatcher Foundation To Partner With East Tennessee Children’s HospitalNorth Broadway in 1933. Detective John B. “JB” Hatcher, also Hatch’s great-grea
Austin Hatcher Foundation To Partner With East Tennessee Children’s Hospital
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
North Broadway in 1933. Detective John B. “JB” Hatcher, also Hatch’s great-great-grandfather, was a 30-year veteran of the Knoxville Police Department and was known as the first Knoxville policeman to drive a cruiser in the late 1920s. Members of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville leaders to discuss elder abuseby Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Office on Aging. The gran
Knoxville leaders to discuss elder abuse
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 11 days ago
by Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Office on Aging. The grant was awarded to the city of Knoxville and Knoxville Police Department from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women. The news conference was... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Surge in drug deaths threatens community at largeAttorney General Charme Allen, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Anderson Coun
Surge in drug deaths threatens community at large
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 11 days ago
Attorney General Charme Allen, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank. Representatives of the Knoxville Police Department, the Knox County Sheriff's Office and the Metro Drug Coalition also took part. REPORT... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
One wounded in East Knoxville shooting— Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Knoxville that left
One wounded in East Knoxville shooting
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
— Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Knoxville that left one person with a multiple gunshot wounds. Knoxville Police Department officers responded around 9:40 p.m. to the area of Henrietta Avenue and Langland Street to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox County Sheriff's Officeshows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in
Tennessee boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox County Sheriff's Office
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
shows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in the spring. A K-9 officer from the Knoxville Police Department was there, and Joshua saw him, talked with him and suddenly believed he was talking to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville officials to announce program to combat elder abusebegin training professionals who work with seniors. The grant, from the Depart
Knoxville officials to announce program to combat elder abuse
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
begin training professionals who work with seniors. The grant, from the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women, was awarded to the Knoxville Police Department, but will be managed by the Community Action Committee's Office on Agi... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox Sheriff's Officeshows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in
Boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox Sheriff's Office
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
shows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in the spring. A K-9 officer from the Knoxville Police Department was there, and Joshua saw him, talked with him and suddenly believed he was talking to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville couple find guns, condoms upon return of stolen vehicleit had been seized during a shoplifting arrest and processed for evidence. The
Knoxville couple find guns, condoms upon return of stolen vehicle
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
it had been seized during a shoplifting arrest and processed for evidence. The Jeep had been in the impound lot used by the Knoxville Police Department for four days. The discovery led to disciplinary action for an officer and to questions that... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox sheriff teaches students about gun safetycurrently offers the program at 24 schools in Knox County. The schools inside t
Knox sheriff teaches students about gun safety
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
currently offers the program at 24 schools in Knox County. The schools inside the Knoxville city limits are served by the Knoxville Police Department, Davis said. The 30-minute assembly in the school gym began with Davis encouraging the students... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Cape crusading: Boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox Sheriff’s Office aviation unitshows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in
Cape crusading: Boy who idolizes Batman gets tour of Knox Sheriff’s Office aviation unit
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
shows about the superhero and then stopped by a Pilot convenience store back in the spring. A K-9 officer from the Knoxville Police Department was there, and Joshua saw him, talked with him and suddenly believed he was talking to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Driver in fiery wrong-way I-40 crash was drunkCollege graduate, had a blood alcohol level of 0.17 at the time of the crash, a
Driver in fiery wrong-way I-40 crash was drunk
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
College graduate, had a blood alcohol level of 0.17 at the time of the crash, according to a news release from the Knoxville Police Department. That amount is more than double the legal limit of 0.08. Investigators believe Swartz entered... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
DUI determined cause of fatal I-40 wrong way crashThe Knoxville Police Department announced Friday night that a 21-year-old drive
DUI determined cause of fatal I-40 wrong way crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 21 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department announced Friday night that a 21-year-old driver involved in a double fatal wrong-way crash on I-40 was under the influence at the time. Medical examiners reported Anthony Swartz, the driver of the SUV, was driving on... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man charged with impersonating police officer, scamming businessesEdward Sharp called a business in West Town Mall on Thursday and said the busin
Knoxville man charged with impersonating police officer, scamming businesses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
Edward Sharp called a business in West Town Mall on Thursday and said the business overcharged him $150, according to a Knoxville Police Department news release. He identified himself to the employee as Knoxville Police Department Officer... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police seek help in 2012 sexual assault of 25-old womanimages were captured at 6:13 a.m. July 30, 2012, after the man used the bank ca
Knoxville police seek help in 2012 sexual assault of 25-old woman
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
images were captured at 6:13 a.m. July 30, 2012, after the man used the bank card of a sexual assault victim, police said. Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said investigators are unsure if the man who used the 25-year-old... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Questions raised about $160,000 purchase of protective vests for Knox deputiesreplace it at no costs. "The function is to disperse the energy to prevent dam
Questions raised about $160,000 purchase of protective vests for Knox deputies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
replace it at no costs. "The function is to disperse the energy to prevent damage to internal organs," the sheriff said. Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said the agency is reviewing protective equipment for its officers, but... Read more
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Officer.com
Knoxville Police Officers' Cruisers Collide Rushing to Callto provide backup for the officer already there. Rausch told Mayor Madeline Ro
Knoxville Police Officers' Cruisers Collide Rushing to Call
Officer.com / Posted 24 days ago
to provide backup for the officer already there. Rausch told Mayor Madeline Rogero and City Council on Tuesday evening Knoxville Police Department Officers Zach Wilson and Jordan Henderson suffered severe concussions in the 11:35 p.m. Monday... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police charge man in fatal stabbingLamar Wilson suffering multiple stab wounds lying on the ground in the 1200 blo
Knoxville police charge man in fatal stabbing
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Lamar Wilson suffering multiple stab wounds lying on the ground in the 1200 block of West Scott Avenue, according to the Knoxville Police Department. He was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where he died Monday. Police... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Two Knoxville police officers injured in crash while responding to shootingMoody Avenue while responding to assist other officers at the scene of a shooti
Two Knoxville police officers injured in crash while responding to shooting
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Moody Avenue while responding to assist other officers at the scene of a shooting in South Knoxville, authorities said. (KNOXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT) KNOXVILLE — Two Knoxville police officers were injured in a crash while responding to assist... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Need for belonging, lack of opportunity drive Knoxville gang membershipgroups," Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said. "They're really only loosely
Need for belonging, lack of opportunity drive Knoxville gang membership
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
groups," Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said. "They're really only loosely connected to any national organization." Knoxville Police Department Officer Thomas Turner routinely sees the telltale signs of the city's evolving gang landscape on... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
GANG TIES: Legal process for identifying gang members is far from settledSAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL Knoxville Police Department officers Tyler Wiggins, le
GANG TIES: Legal process for identifying gang members is far from settled
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL Knoxville Police Department officers Tyler Wiggins, left, and Jonathan Book take a man into custody earlier this year after a traffic stop in North Knoxville. Police launched a gang task force and increased patrols in... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man arrested in early-morning shootingof attempted murder after a shooting early Saturday morning. Christopher Kalna
Knoxville man arrested in early-morning shooting
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
of attempted murder after a shooting early Saturday morning. Christopher Kalna, 57, is accused of shooting David Dix, 49, Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said in a news release. Police responded at 2:54 a.m. to a report of a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Martin Daniel leads 18th District House race in donationsDaniel was charged Wednesday by Hall with simple assault. The charge came after
Martin Daniel leads 18th District House race in donations
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Daniel was charged Wednesday by Hall with simple assault. The charge came after Hall filed an incident report with the Knoxville Police Department following a radio forum July 21 where Hall said Daniel stood over him to "intimidate" him and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man dies when car falls on himman was killed Friday after a car he was working on fell off a jack and pinned
Knoxville man dies when car falls on him
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
man was killed Friday after a car he was working on fell off a jack and pinned him to the ground at a West Knoxville home. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to the home at 2:09 p.m. and found the man dead, according to KPD spokesman... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KPD: Man dies when vehicle falls on himman’s name and the address where the incident occurred will be released once fa
KPD: Man dies when vehicle falls on him
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 28 days ago
man’s name and the address where the incident occurred will be released once family have been notified, according to Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk. Police were called to the home about 2:10 p.m. According to police,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Martin Daniel faces opponents at forum, takes no questions on assault chargequestions from the media about his campaign in the wake of the citation. Hall f
Martin Daniel faces opponents at forum, takes no questions on assault charge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
questions from the media about his campaign in the wake of the citation. Hall filed an incident report last week with the Knoxville Police Department following a radio forum on July 21 where Hall said Daniel stood over him to "intimidate him" and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Judge: Recordings of witness favorable to defense ‘suppressed’police from intentionally hiding or simply failing to turn over evidence favora
Judge: Recordings of witness favorable to defense ‘suppressed’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
police from intentionally hiding or simply failing to turn over evidence favorable to defendants. In Woodley's case, the Knoxville Police Department had audio recordings of an interview with witness Brad Austin, whose account backed up Woodley's... Read more

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