Thursday, August 11, 2022

Tales of the Scruffy City

NEW: Cancelled town hall meeting triggers harsh responses

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...

NEW: Furry refugees from infamous puppy mill arrive in Knox

Some of the 4,000 beagles removed from a puppy mill in Virginia that allegedly kept the dogs in stomach-churning conditions have arrived in Knoxville, authorities said Wednesday. Workers at the Young-Williams Animal Center have received...

NEW: Key parts of US laws are hard for the public to find and read

By D. R. Jones, University of Memphis It happens in court cases from time to time: Lawyers and judges discussing the meaning of a law can’t access the text they need to review. It happened in...

More details emerge in deadly DUI crash in N. Knoxville

More details have emerged about a lethal drunk driving crash in North Knoxville over the weekend that killed a woman and left her male companion hospitalized with severe injuries.  The victims were mowed down Saturday...

Records show U.S. Department of Justice nixed civil rights investigation in Grainger County case

by Jamie Satterfield, Tennessee Lookout The Department of Justice nixed a civil rights investigation of a federal agent purportedly captured on video placing his boot on the neck of a Latino worker at a Grainger...