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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police investigating fatal shooting at downtown apartmentsbut his name has not been released. Investigators are continuing interviews an
Knoxville police investigating fatal shooting at downtown apartments
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
but his name has not been released. Investigators are continuing interviews and collecting evidence from the scene, according to Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk. More details as they develop online and in Friday's News Sentin... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Authorities capture Blount County man wanted since JulyFugitive Task Force is comprised of representatives from the U.S. Marshals Serv
Authorities capture Blount County man wanted since July
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 20 hours ago
Fugitive Task Force is comprised of representatives from the U.S. Marshals Service, Knox County Sheriff's Department, Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), 9th District Attorney General’s Office, 14th District... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Abandoned suitcase prompts KPD bomb squad investigationThe Knoxville Police Department's bomb squad was called to investigate a suspic
Abandoned suitcase prompts KPD bomb squad investigation
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
The Knoxville Police Department's bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious suitcase left outside the Walker Springs Shopping Center on Wednesday afternoon. The luggage was found to only contain personal items. (PAUL EFIRD/NEWS... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
One dead after fall off cliff in South Knoxville— A person died early Wednesday after falling off a cliff near Cherokee Trail i
One dead after fall off cliff in South Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
— A person died early Wednesday after falling off a cliff near Cherokee Trail in South Knoxville, authorities said. Knoxville Police Department officers were dispatched to the bluffs off Cherokee Trail around 1:20 a.m., according to a news... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Sinkhole shuts down northbound lanes of Alcoa HighwayA sinkhole has shut down northbound Alcoa Highway and is partially blocking sou
Sinkhole shuts down northbound lanes of Alcoa Highway
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A sinkhole has shut down northbound Alcoa Highway and is partially blocking southbound traffic. (KNOXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT) KNOXVILLE — A sinkhole has closed the northbound lanes of Alcoa Highway near Cherokee Trail and is blocking one southbound... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Durham hit Florida fan during game against UTUT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell
Durham hit Florida fan during game against UT
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
UT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell DeBusk, public information officer for the Knoxville Police Department, said he saw a picture of Durham being removed but confirmed his agency did not arrest or cite... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fanUT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fan
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
UT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell DeBusk, public information officer for the Knoxville Police Department, said he saw a picture of Durham being removed but confirmed his agency did not arrest or cite... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fanUT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fan
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
UT owned or controlled property - has not been updated since Sept. 21. Darrell DeBusk, public information officer for the Knoxville Police Department, said he saw a picture of Durham being removed but confirmed his agency did not arrest or cite... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
One wounder in shooting at Jazzy Lynn’sThe suspects fled before officers arrived. The investigation is on-going as to
One wounder in shooting at Jazzy Lynn’s
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The suspects fled before officers arrived. The investigation is on-going as to the identity of any suspects involved in the incident. Anyone with information is urged to call the Knoxville Police Department Crime and drug Hotline at... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Friends mourn Knoxville rapper found shot to deathjust before 3:50 p.m. in the apartment he and his girlfriend shared at the Morn
Friends mourn Knoxville rapper found shot to death
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
just before 3:50 p.m. in the apartment he and his girlfriend shared at the Morningside Hills complex, 2040 Dandridge Ave., Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said. Jackson's girlfriend told police she last saw him when she left... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta man charged with sharing extremely graphic child pornography with U.S. prisonersmuggle an electronic device into a prison reveals the risks that a child preda
Alberta man charged with sharing extremely graphic child pornography with U.S. prisoner
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
smuggle an electronic device into a prison reveals the risks that a child predator will take to victimize a child," said Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch. Ritchie, who is a member of the Kikino Metis Settlement Fire Department, was... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man found shot to deathtyler.whetstone@knoxnews.com KNOXVILLE — Police are investigating the shooting
Knoxville man found shot to death
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
tyler.whetstone@knoxnews.com KNOXVILLE — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man Friday afternoon. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside an apartment at the Morningside Hill... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
East TN inmate charged with smuggling child porn into prisonof a minor. Peter Ritchie, 44, has been charged with possessing, distributing
East TN inmate charged with smuggling child porn into prison
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
of a minor. Peter Ritchie, 44, has been charged with possessing, distributing and making child pornography, according to a Knoxville Police Department news release. Inmate Christopher Grippe, 28, allegedly smuggled an electronic device into prison... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Avoiding workplace violence starts with compassionenforcement agencies across East Tennessee offer free active shooter training f
Avoiding workplace violence starts with compassion
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
enforcement agencies across East Tennessee offer free active shooter training for businesses and schools. Officers at the Knoxville Police Department say employees everywhere should be on guard. "Society needs to get out of the mindset, 'It won't... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
This is where creepy clowns are being spotted across the USNews Sentinel. Others have reportedly staged pictures in clown suits "in an at
This is where creepy clowns are being spotted across the US
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
News Sentinel. Others have reportedly staged pictures in clown suits "in an attempt to add credibility to their claims," a Knoxville Police Department press released stated, the Knoxville News Sentinel also reported. -- Has Colorado reported any... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Student, 11, admits to threats in Oak RidgeThe Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously,
Student, 11, admits to threats in Oak Ridge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously, taking appropriate action against anyone making false reports, threatening the public or disrupting daily activities, according to a KPD news release. By Tyler... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT police need ‘all hands on deck’ for Florida game crowdsis more challenging. One of the largest law enforcement agencies in East Tenne
UT police need ‘all hands on deck’ for Florida game crowds
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
is more challenging. One of the largest law enforcement agencies in East Tennessee isn't available to help UT police. The Knoxville Police Department provides extra officers to control traffic leading to and leaving the UT campus. Officers willing... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Detroit man convicted on charges of selling heroin, pills in Knoxvilledrug paraphernalia, according to a news release from Knox County District Attor
Detroit man convicted on charges of selling heroin, pills in Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen. On March 5, 2015, Knoxville Police Department officers found Savage at a Super 8 Motel, 341 Merchant Drive. When officers served Savage with an... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man pleads guilty to sending child porn from Knox County government computerof exploitation: child porn." Fettig was sentenced to eight years in prison, a
Man pleads guilty to sending child porn from Knox County government computer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
of exploitation: child porn." Fettig was sentenced to eight years in prison, according to the release. In December 2013, Knoxville Police Department Investigator John Williams received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Two charged in South Knoxville shooting that preceded police crashresponders to the scene of the 11:20 p.m. shooting, gunshots were fired from a
Two charged in South Knoxville shooting that preceded police crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
responders to the scene of the 11:20 p.m. shooting, gunshots were fired from a couple of buildings away, according to the Knoxville Police Department. KPD officers Zach Wilson and Jordan Henderson responded, fearing that police and other... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Blount County ‘crime spree’ suspect captured; witness to arrest claims police brutalityattacked by a police dog while handcuffed and surrounded by officers. Breasia
Blount County ‘crime spree’ suspect captured; witness to arrest claims police brutality
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
attacked by a police dog while handcuffed and surrounded by officers. Breasia Sams assumed the officers were with the Knoxville Police Department and soon tagged the agency on Twitter in a series of tweets detailing what she said she... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Social media clown panic reaches East TN schoolsThe Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously,
Social media clown panic reaches East TN schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously, taking appropriate action against anyone making false reports, threatening the public or disrupting daily activities, according to a KPD news release. Commenting Policy:... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Missing Campbell Co. woman's family hoping for bestare the sheriff's offices from Anderson, Knox and Roane counties, as well as th
Missing Campbell Co. woman's family hoping for best
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
are the sheriff's offices from Anderson, Knox and Roane counties, as well as the LaFollette Rescue Squad, Campbell County Emergency Management, Anderson County Rescue Squad, Knoxville Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. (© 2016 WB... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Social media clown panic reaches East TN schoolsThe Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously,
Social media clown panic reaches East TN schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department will take reports of clown sightings seriously, taking appropriate action against anyone making false reports, threatening the public or disrupting daily activities, according to a KPD news release. KNOXVILLE — The... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Student arrested for fake clown threat at Cumberland Gap HSthreats made on social media and are working with law enforcement to maintain a
Student arrested for fake clown threat at Cumberland Gap HS
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
threats made on social media and are working with law enforcement to maintain a safe and secure learning environment. The Knoxville Police Department issued a statement Wednesday saying it's aware of posts reporting alleged sightings of clowns and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
'She’s alive': 79-old Knoxville woman barely survived 2008 attack18, 2008. Maples was the only known person to survive a brutal attack at the ha
'She’s alive': 79-old Knoxville woman barely survived 2008 attack
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
18, 2008. Maples was the only known person to survive a brutal attack at the hands of a Memphis serial killer. (Courtesy Knoxville Police Department) April 21, 2016 — Andy Hudson, 34, stands in the area where he and his friend, John Gregory,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man accused of trying to carjack 74-old woman, grandsontried to carjack a 74-year-old woman and her 11-year-old grandson, police say.
Knoxville man accused of trying to carjack 74-old woman, grandson
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
tried to carjack a 74-year-old woman and her 11-year-old grandson, police say. The incident began just before 4 p.m. when Knoxville Police Department officers and medical first responders were dispatched to a call at the Walmart gas pumps at 120... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police officer injured in crash with tractor-trailerKNOXVILLE — A Knoxville Police Department officer suffered minor injuries when
Knoxville police officer injured in crash with tractor-trailer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A Knoxville Police Department officer suffered minor injuries when a tractor-trailer struck his patrol cruiser, authorities said. The collision was reported shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday on Rutledge Pike at Loves Creek Road, according to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police raid yields four arrests, drugs, gunspeople, authorities said. The raid about 6:10 p.m. Thursday at 2739 Washington
Knoxville police raid yields four arrests, drugs, guns
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
people, authorities said. The raid about 6:10 p.m. Thursday at 2739 Washington Ave. was conducted by various units of the Knoxville Police Department armed with a search warrant, according to a KPD news release. Officers with the Organized Crime... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
A look inside the Change Center and the effort to help Knoxville's at-risk youthin every part of the community affects all of us,” said Change Center Executive
A look inside the Change Center and the effort to help Knoxville's at-risk youth
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 13 days ago
in every part of the community affects all of us,” said Change Center Executive Director Nicole Chandler. According to the Knoxville Police Department – the facility will be right in the middle of where 76 percent of the city's homicides happen.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox mother charged with driving drunk through school zone with kids in towarrested and charged with DUI shortly after dropping off her child at Gresham M
Knox mother charged with driving drunk through school zone with kids in tow
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
arrested and charged with DUI shortly after dropping off her child at Gresham Middle School in Wednesday, according to the Knoxville Police Department. Her 3-year-old daughter also was in the car. (KNOXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT) KNOXVILLE — A... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police nab man hour after robbery; charged in heists34, was arrested at his residence and charged with robbing the CVS, 6500 Kingst
Knoxville police nab man hour after robbery; charged in heists
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
34, was arrested at his residence and charged with robbing the CVS, 6500 Kingston Pike, about 11:29 a.m., according to the Knoxville Police Department. He also was charged with robbing the Cash Express store, 4922 Broadway, on Monday. He is being... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville City Council to vote on inner-city lacrosse grantBy Tyler Whetstone, tyler.whetstone@knoxnews.com In an effort to reach new ath
Knoxville City Council to vote on inner-city lacrosse grant
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
By Tyler Whetstone, tyler.whetstone@knoxnews.com In an effort to reach new athletes and their families the Knoxville Police Department and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley are partnering together and asking the city to apply for a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
TN makes naloxone available without RxEarlier this year, the Knoxville Police Department began carrying and using the
TN makes naloxone available without Rx
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Earlier this year, the Knoxville Police Department began carrying and using these naloxone anti-opiate kits in areas of the city hard hit by overdoses. A new state law will make the overdose antidote available without a prescription from any... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Florida man pleads guilty to attempted murder of Knoxville officer, sentenced to 50 yearsa news conference this morning by Knox County District Attorney General Charme
Florida man pleads guilty to attempted murder of Knoxville officer, sentenced to 50 years
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
a news conference this morning by Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen. Officer Jimmy Wilson, who joined the Knoxville Police Department in 2006, was shot that night while trying to arrest a Florida career criminal, according to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Terror of Sept. 11 attacks felt in East TN, around worldofficers were brought in. The federal courthouse downtown in the former Whittl
Terror of Sept. 11 attacks felt in East TN, around world
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
officers were brought in. The federal courthouse downtown in the former Whittle Communications building was evacuated, and Knoxville Police Department officers surrounded its perimeter. The Air Force recruiting office in Oak Ridge was also... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville hold 9/11 remembrance for victims with ET tiesthe 2,977 people who died 15 years ago at the hands of terrorists. "It is a da
Knoxville hold 9/11 remembrance for victims with ET ties
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
the 2,977 people who died 15 years ago at the hands of terrorists. "It is a day we will not, and should not forget," said Knoxville Police Department chaplain Pam Neal, who gave the opening remarks at the local remembrance ceremony. Francis White... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
East TN lawmen scoff at militarization of police using military surplusMembers of the Knoxville Police Department Special Operations Squad stand outsi
East TN lawmen scoff at militarization of police using military surplus
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Members of the Knoxville Police Department Special Operations Squad stand outside a Humvee during a raid in 2015 at a home on Martin Mill Pike. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL) Lawmen in East Tennessee for years have taken advantage of the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
317,000 Steps to Bristol: Game ball for Battle at Bristol being delivered by UT cadetsmorning and run the rest of the way in through Fall Branch, Kingsport and Bloun
317,000 Steps to Bristol: Game ball for Battle at Bristol being delivered by UT cadets
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
morning and run the rest of the way in through Fall Branch, Kingsport and Blountville until they reach Bristol.” The Knoxville Police Department will provide an escort to keep the cadets safe on the road. The cadets are scheduled to arrive... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
UT ROTC cadets begin run to deliver Battle at Bristol game ballmorning and run the rest of the way in through Fall Branch, Kingsport and Bloun
UT ROTC cadets begin run to deliver Battle at Bristol game ball
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 20 days ago
morning and run the rest of the way in through Fall Branch, Kingsport and Blountville until they reach Bristol.” The Knoxville Police Department will provide an escort to keep the cadets safe on the road. The cadets are scheduled to arrive... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man shot after argument in East KnoxvilleKNOXVILLE — A man was shot after an argument in East Knoxville on Tuesday, poli
Man shot after argument in East Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A man was shot after an argument in East Knoxville on Tuesday, police said. Around 2:13 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at 3923 Ivy Street, according to a KPD news release. While officers... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Body of Knoxville man found pinned between truck, treeKnoxville man found Monday had been pinned between a truck and a tree for days,
Body of Knoxville man found pinned between truck, tree
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Knoxville man found Monday had been pinned between a truck and a tree for days, police said Tuesday. Around 9:46 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report of a body found at 6008 Ridgewood Road, according to a KPD news... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County Schools hires human resources directorthrough the International Institute for Facilitation. Prior to working at the
Knox County Schools hires human resources director
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
through the International Institute for Facilitation. Prior to working at the Boys & Girls Club, Drummond worked with the Knoxville Police Department, the city of Knoxville Civil Service and the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville police: Man jumps from 11th Street bridge onto Cumberlandwere first on the scene, emergency dispatchers said. The UT Police Department i
Knoxville police: Man jumps from 11th Street bridge onto Cumberland
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
were first on the scene, emergency dispatchers said. The UT Police Department is located near the pedestrian bridge. The Knoxville Police Department is investigating the apparent suicide. Authorities will not release the name of the man who... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man found dead beside vehicle in North Knoxvilledead beside his vehicle Monday night in North Knoxville after the car rolled do
Man found dead beside vehicle in North Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
dead beside his vehicle Monday night in North Knoxville after the car rolled down a hill and into some brush, police said. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to the scene in the 6000 block of Ridgewood Road around 9:45 p.m. after a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
‘Old Skool Block Party’ inspires Knoxville’s youth to get off the street, into a safer environmentTubman Park in East Knoxville. The event was sponsored by the Change Center. (S
‘Old Skool Block Party’ inspires Knoxville’s youth to get off the street, into a safer environment
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Tubman Park in East Knoxville. The event was sponsored by the Change Center. (Shawn Millsaps/Special to News Sentinel) Knoxville Police Department Office Phyllis Tonkin high-fives Tivone Green, 5, during a street hockey game at Sunday's "Old... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police searching for man wanted in armed robbery at Knoxville hotelare looking for another who authorities believe committed a robbery at a North
Police searching for man wanted in armed robbery at Knoxville hotel
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
are looking for another who authorities believe committed a robbery at a North Knoxville hotel Sunday. Around 5:23 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Days Inn, 5335 Central Avenue Pike,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox deputies nab man accused in serial robbery spree5 p.m. Friday. Authorities said Johnson was identified as a suspect during a j
Knox deputies nab man accused in serial robbery spree
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
5 p.m. Friday. Authorities said Johnson was identified as a suspect during a joint investigation by the KCSO and the Knoxville Police Department. Investigators believe he robbed a Shell gas station on Clinton Highway on Aug. 31, the Big D... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
North Knoxville man fights off robbers with knifeKNOXVILLE — A man fought off three would-be robbers with a pocketknife Thursday
North Knoxville man fights off robbers with knife
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A man fought off three would-be robbers with a pocketknife Thursday, police said. Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a report of a robbery at 1201 W. Oldham Ave. at 3:23 p.m. The man told officers he was inside his... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville announces 9/11 memorial service11, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S
Knoxville announces 9/11 memorial service
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
11, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history. The Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville Police Department and Knox County Sheriff's Office will lead the observance, which will begin at 8:40 a.m. There... Read more
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