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Two injured in Knoxville home fire
Published 05/22/2013 at 7:34 a.m.
KNOXVILLE — Two people sustained minor injuries Wednesday morning when their house erupted in flames because of a problem with an electrical outlet.
Man kills self during standoff with Sevierville police
Published 05/20/2013 at 2:48 p.m.
A 52-year-old Florida man killed himself in his car after an 80-minute standoff with Sevierville officers.
Preliminary finding: Louisville couple died in murder-suicide
Updated 05/20/2013 at 3:44 p.m.
A Louisville man shot his wife to death and then turned the gun on himself in their home.
Armed robber flees with Knoxville bank deposit
Published 05/20/2013 at 9:57 a.m.
KNOXVILLE — A man making a night deposit for his employer encountered an armed man at a First Tennessee Bank branch, police said.
Ceremony honors 10 fallen law enforcement officers in Knox County
Published 05/17/2013 at 7:20 p.m.
They get kicked, shoved, punched, cursed, spit upon and are endlessly criticized by the public while working holidays and missing milestones in their children’s lives.
Hundreds gather for National Peace Officers Memorial Day
Published 05/17/2013 at 1:51 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — Solemn law enforcement officers and family members this morning placed 10 roses in a field of mums in the shape of a five-pointed star to honor those who had died in the past year.
Updated with video: Knox County students escape unharmed from burning bus
Updated 05/17/2013 at 11:46 a.m.
KNOXVILLE — About 30 students from Powell High School and Powell Middle School this morning escaped serious injury after the bus carrying them caught fire.
Updated with map of Knox County potholes: Workers attack pothole-pocked I-640
Updated 05/17/2013 at 10:07 a.m.
The days of jogging from one lane of Interstate 640 to another to avoid jaw-popping potholes are numbered, at least for the eastern leg of the route.
Alleged meth lab blaze in van prompts charge against S. Knoxville woman
Updated 05/16/2013 at 5:08 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — A 31-year-old South Knoxville woman whose van erupted in flames outside her Maryville Pike apartment building has been charged with trying to make methamphetamine.
Gun at Bearden Middle School came from a relative
Published 05/14/2013 at 3:05 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — A Bearden Middle School student arrested Monday for having an unloaded .357 magnum gun at school got the weapon from a family member, a police spokesman said.
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