Four East Knoxville residents were left homeless when their apartment building caught fire Thursday morning, authorities said. Although residents praised members of the Knoxville Fire Department for their swift response, it may be months before the...
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 —...
The following was written by Tom Fraser, mastermind behind the Hellbender Press: The results of an ambitious effort by University of Tennessee Libraries to capture the history and personal memories of the devastating 2016 Great Smoky Mountains...
Jimmy, an African lion who spent his entire life in the hills of East Tennessee, died Friday at Zoo Knoxville. Jimmy, who was 15 years old, was euthanized due to age-related health problems, according to Zoo...
There was no way to tell how many of the 10,800-plus Knox County students who were absent from school Monday were sick with COVID versus how many were taking part in a “Sick Out” protest. Perhaps...
Nearly 70 years of memories were gutted by a weekend fire that tore through the upper floors of the historic Parkway Hotel building in South Knoxville. Firefighters felt lucky that no one was hurt while trying...
Knoxville’s 31st homicide of 2021 took place Friday night on an industrial side street in West Knoxville, authorities said. Although police said they have identified everyone involved in the fatal shooting and they were “all accounted...
A 17-year-old football player at Austin-East Magnet High School was shot and killed early Sunday morning in the parking lot of a public housing project in Northwest Knoxville.  He was the sixth teenager enrolled at Austin-East...
As the search for a missing Knoxville woman goes on, police have apparently focused their attention on a former boyfriend but refuse to discuss any details of the case. Desheena Kyle, 26, was reported missing from...
The number of homicides in Knoxville this year rose yet again on Thursday with the shooting death of a man near the Rutledge Pike exit of Interstate 40, authorities said.  The victim was identified as Donald...