The same day that local officials announced they were trying to work out an agreement with Greyhound to resolve a pending safety crisis at its sole remaining stop in Knoxville, police announced they were searching...
The largest tent city in East Tennessee is gone — again.  Nicknamed the “Blackstock Camp” by authorities but known as “Under the Bridge” to its residents, the strip of land beneath the Interstate 40 overpass just...
An anti-camping bill dreaded by homeless people and their advocates has become law despite Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s refusal to sign it.  The measure — known as House Bill 0978 and Senate Bill 1610 — effectively...
Dr. James Crook, the former director of the University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media, died on Saturday, April 30 in Knoxville.  Dr. Crook died at the age of 82, just two days short...
The so-called “Blackstock Camp” — for years the largest outdoor settlement of homeless people in Knox County — has been cleaned out so many times that on most days the sight of bulldozers and cops...
(Editor’s note: Please see our clarification at the end of this article) People all over the world lose their houses or apartments every day to some type of natural or manmade disaster.  Fires, wars, floods and other...
The Greyhound Bus Station by the Old City didn’t top anyone’s list of Knoxville’s best attractions, but as of last week hundreds of people were nonetheless mourning the landmark’s demise.  In fact, a steady stream of...
Firefighter hospitalized after W. Knox blaze One firefighter was rushed to the hospital after an early Thursday morning structure fire in West Knoxville. The blaze was reported at 1:38 a.m. when the caller told the Knox County...
Sex offender arrested for exposing himself in store  A registered sex offender was arrested for allegedly accosting shoppers in a West Knoxville store, authorities said Wednesday. Kevin Montgomery, 51, of Knoxville, was charged with indecent exposure after...
Corpse found in motel fire  Firefighters found a corpse when they responded Monday morning to a fire in an East Knoxville motel room, authorities said. The identity of the victim wasn’t immediately released pending notification of their...