A disagreement over the best way to help the hundreds of homeless people currently living on Knoxville’s streets didn’t stop City Council from voting Tuesday to accept approximately $4 million in federal funding to address...
by Ariana Figueroa, Tennessee Lookout WASHINGTON — More than 1,600 book titles across 32 states were banned from public schools during the 2021-2022 school year, with the bulk of the ban requests coming from a handful...
A high-flying Knox County official who was brought low by a borrowed golf cart faces a one-year sentence after pleading guilty to official misconduct, a felony, officials said Friday. But the legal battle confronting Bryan Hair,...
Officials from the City of Knoxville say they want the public’s help figuring out how to spend approximately $4 million in federal funds meant to help the community’s most vulnerable members.  Earlier this year, Knoxville was...
by Jamie McGee, Tennessee Lookout Knoxville obstetrics and gynecology doctor Nikki Zite has treated two ectopic pregnancies since Roe v. Wade was overturned June 24. Now that the Tennessee abortion ban is in effect, the pregnancy...
by Ariana Figueroa, Tennessee Lookout WASHINGTON — With two months left of the 2022 campaign season, a majority of Republican candidates are continuing to skirt away from not only talking to local and national media outlets...
by Kira Lerner, Tennessee Lookout Colorado’s election officials, like so many across the country, faced a surge of violent threats after the 2020 election.  Federal authorities are prosecuting a man who pled guilty to threatening a Colorado...
by Sam Stockard, Tennessee Lookout State Rep. Andrew Farmer, a Sevierville attorney, was caught off guard in Circuit Court a week ago when, inexplicably, the judge started moving offenders off Community Corrections into state probation. “It just...
It began with a simple post on social media last weekend advertising a town hall meeting in West Knox County to discuss “possible events in Knox County or even our own neighborhoods due to social...
By Thomas E. Doyle, II of Texas State University Every five years, the nearly 200 member states of the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons meet to review their progress – or lack thereof. After...