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 and the Knoxville Police Department do business in some fundamental ways. Anthony’s...
This year’s seemingly endless bloodshed on Knoxville’s streets continued Monday when police discovered the bullet-ridden body of a man in an East Knoxville alley. The victim — who hasn’t been publicly identified yet by authorities —...
Two people have been arrested and as many as three others have been implicated in an attempted robbery that allegedly turned into a murder last week in Northeast Knox County. A man and a woman were...
With less than five weeks to go before the calendar turns, 2021 has officially become Knoxville’s bloodiest year on record.  The tragic threshold was crossed over the weekend at the University of Tennessee Medical Center when...
Police have released the name of a Georgia man who was shot and killed on Halloween in the Burlington neighborhood of East Knoxville.  The victim was identified as 26-year-old J’Michael Dossett, said Knoxville Police Department spokesperson...
This year’s death toll from violence on the streets of Knoxville continued to mount with the fatal shooting of a man in the Burlington neighborhood on Halloween. Officers from the Knoxville Police Department were dispatched to...
It wasn’t clear if a man’s violent death in Northwest Knoxville was caused by gunfire, a car crash, or both, police said late Monday. The man’s body was found in an overturned car at the intersection...
None of the Knoxville Police Department officers involved in a deadly drug raid were wearing their department-issued bodycams when a 43-year-old man was killed this week, officials said Thursday. The revelation came as the Tennessee Bureau...
Authorities have identified a Knoxville man who was shot and killed during a Tuesday morning drug raid as well as four officers who were involved in the incident. Bryan Calvin Lee, 43, was pronounced dead at...
A man was shot and killed by police officers during a Tuesday morning drug raid at a house in South Knoxville, authorities said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the office of District Attorney General...