A Knoxville man got an 11-year sentence for attacking his girlfriend and plotting to sell methamphetamine early this year, prosecutors said Tuesday. Austin Kane Rudd, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault and one...
Tinisha Nicole Spencer had already been busted for drunk driving no less than four times in three different states when she was pulled over on Knoxville’s Cumberland Avenue “Strip” in 2018.  A University of Tennessee Police...
Editors note: This the first story we’ve published by our newest correspondent, Rick Held. Although he’s got a respectable amount of journalism under his belt, he’d never covered a criminal trial before last week, much...
The decade-long saga of a notorious street gang member from Chattanooga accused of murder took another turn Wednesday when his retrial ended with him convicted of a lesser offense in Knox County Criminal Court.  Jamar Laquinn...
A Knox County man who raped his stepdaughter repeatedly could spend the rest of his life behind bars if prosecutors have their way. Robert Vernon Gouge, 47, was convicted by a Knox County jury Tuesday of...
She was supposed to be helping the most horribly victimized children in Knox County, kids who had already gone through some of the most traumatic abuse imaginable. Instead, she stole from them — to the tune...
An international media conglomerate, Bitcoin and a potential assassin lurking in the shadows are the ingredients of a bizarre murder-for-hire scheme that’s landed a Knox County man behind bars, according to federal court records. Nelson Paul...
In 2015, he threatened a group of people - including children — with a pistol at an East Knoxville apartment complex. In 2016, he threatened to kill a judge in a Knox County courtroom.  On Dec. 2...
Embattled Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen released bodycam videos and other evidence gathered from the TBI’s investigation into the April 12 shooting death of Anthony Thompson Jr. at a Wednesday afternoon press conference. She...
Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen has released the investigative file — including police bodycam videos — of the shooting of 17-year-old Anthony Thompson Jr. at Austin-East Magnet High School. The file, stored on DVD,...