About Steve Ahillen
BiographySteve Ahillen started at the News Sentinel in 1980. His first job was as a copy editor-reporter in the sports department. He was promoted first to assistant sports editor then executive sports editor. In March 2010 he was named to the new position of data editor and shortly thereafter also named Sunday editor.
Emory Road, Maynardville Pike again stand out noticeably in Watchful Eye report
Published 01/23/2014 at 12:02 p.m.
Between those two types of incidents alone there were almost 30 reports made, primarily along Emory Road between Powell and Halls and, as has become the case quite often, along Maynardville Pike in Halls itself.
Ebenezer, North Peters stand out in Watchful Eye on Property Crimes
Published 01/22/2014 at 2:18 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — Vandals struck in curiously high numbers near Ebenezer Road and North Peters Road in West Knox County over the previous week, by far the most noteworthy item in the Watchful Eye on Property Crimes.
Northshore Drive area sees spate of thefts in Watchful Eye report
Published 01/21/2014 at 12:01 p.m.
Elsewhere, a string of six theft-related incidents stretched along Western Avenue from just outside of downtown all the way to the Anderson County line.
Trio of incidents each in Karns, Whittle Springs, East Knox County highlight traffic report
Published 01/17/2014 at 10:13 a.m.
Three lines of three incidents each stood out on the map: One off Gray Hendrix Road, one off Whittle Springs Road, and one in a line near John Sevier Highway.
Disturbances on Halls again highlight Watchful Eye report
Published 01/16/2014 at 12:34 p.m.
Elsewhere, six alcohol-related incidents took place along Western Avenue, and the area east of Cedar Bluff Road and north of I-40, where another pocket of disturbances were reported.
Watchful Eye sees property crimes in North Knox
Published 01/15/2014 at noon
KNOXVILLE — Watchful Eye on Property Crimes for Jan. 8-15 shows a tight group of four markers near Emory Road at Harrell Road. A home burglary and theft from a vehicle occurred on Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 on either ...
Halls a hotbed of suspicious activity reports once again
Published 01/09/2014 at 12:23 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — Appropriately enough for the week where Elvis' birthday fell, suspicious minds carried the day in the Watchful Eye Drugs, Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct.
Karns, Farragut only hotspots in otherwise quiet week for traffic
Published 01/03/2014 at 11:01 a.m.
KNOXVILLE — Slow news days are a good thing when it comes to Watchful Eye reports, so in that context the week in traffic went very well.
Upswing in reports near Asheville Highway part of overall surge of drug, alcohol and disorderly conduct reports
Published 01/02/2014 at 12:36 p.m.
Out of right at 300 reports for the week, 93 came on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day.
Area around Dead Horse Lake again prominent in weekly property crime report
Published 01/01/2014 at 12:01 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — This week's Watchful Eye on Property Crimes once again showed a pocket of incidents just to the downtown side of Dead Horse Lake in West Knoxville, a trend with neither a solid explanation nor a sign of ending.
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