Thursday, September 29, 2022

NEW: Detroit drug dealer nabbed in Knoxville

An alleged drug dealer who hails from Detroit, Mich., was busted in Knoxville this week with large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana, authorities...

The Wire

NEW: Detroit drug dealer nabbed in Knoxville

An alleged drug dealer who hails from Detroit, Mich., was busted in Knoxville this week with large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana, authorities...

Hard Knox Life

Book discussion to focus on opiate epidemic 

The book “The Least of Us” will be the subject of a community discussion led by Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs at noon Wednesday...

Andrew Johnson Building to become hotel again

One of downtown Knoxville’s most enduring landmarks was sold early this week to a company that plans to return it to its original role...

Hard Knox Histories

Terrifying dragons have long been a part of many religions, and there is a...

By Emily Zarka, Arizona State University The premiere of HBO’s prequel to “Game of Thrones,” “House of the Dragon” will undoubtedly bring more attention to...

Warsaw Ghetto’s defiant Jewish doctors secretly documented the medical effects of Nazi starvation policies...

This article was written by Merry Fitzpatrick, Tufts University and Irwin Rosenberg, Tufts University Exactly 80 years ago, a group of starving Jewish scientists and...

How crosses and mementos help some Marines remember fallen comrades

This article was written by Katrina Finkelstein, University of Tennessee and Derek H. Alderman, University of Tennessee Many members of the public don’t have a...

How the NRA evolved from backing a 1934 ban on machine guns to blocking...

This article was written by Robert Spitzer, State University of New York College at Cortland The mass shootings at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket and...

Two centuries of Christmas, Knoxville style

Christmas conjures up a whole host of traditions and memories: Santa Claus, egg nog, mistletoe, late night church services, hot chocolate, and happy families...

Hard Knox Humor

Annual Big Orange bacchanal kicks off early

If it’s true that God looks out for fools and drunks, then He must have been keeping a close eye on the roads of...

Penile prosthesis fails probation plot

Well, folks, it’s time for another edition of “Tales of the Scruffy City,” where we tread through the mud and the muck that flows...

The worst dealer, fun with meth and three’s a crowd

The worst drug dealer  Unaware that they were about to encounter one of the most inept drug dealers in America, Knoxville Police Department officers responded...

In-Depth

Former DA brushes aside allegations

To hear some of the men and women condemned to spend their lives in prison for gunning down the Lillelid family in 1997 tell...

In their words

Karen Howell and Crystal Sturgill have spent more than half their lives behind bars. They were once two of the most hated people in America,...

Lillelid killers want new evidence to set them free

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series. The second part contains interviews with two of the “Lillelid Six,” both of whom...

Lawsuit filed in death of Austin-East teen

It’s been exactly one year to the day since 17-year-old Anthony Thompson Jr. was shot and killed during a struggle with four Knoxville Police...

“Anthony’s Laws” would force changes

If the federal lawsuit filed Monday over the death of 17-year-old Anthony Thompson Jr. succeeds, it will change how the Knox County school system...

Hard Talk

The Corner Perspective: Our Collective Sin

Many years ago, when my mother-in-law was alive, she would often ask before any given Sunday, "What are you goin' to preach on?" Before...

The Corner Perspective: Watching M.A.S.H. in My Underwear

“I want to take a long bath and watch television in my underwear.” I met Sam (not his real name) many years ago.  Today, as the...

The Corner Perspective: The Value of a Dollar and a Penny

He walks into the Refuge reception area of our facility at 511 N. Broadway. The receptionist welcomes him with a genuine smile and inquires,...

OPINION: Supreme Court didn’t protect babies — or any of us

The judicial execution of Roe v. Wade is still a fresh, bleeding wound to many Americans — and a cause for celebration to many...

The Corner Perspective: The Everyday Experience of February 23

He looked familiar, but I was not sure. As we approached each other, strolling on the sidewalk, I thought for a moment that I knew...