Monday, December 5, 2022

The Wire

Gay bar owners seek to increase security in the wake of shooting of a...

by Dulce Torres Guzman, Tennessee Lookout Over the past year, Wendy McCown-Williams has noted how heated political discussions about the transgender community had affected her...

Greyhound escalates conflict with City

For much of the past year, the Greyhound bus company —  pretty much the only travel option in the United States for folks unable...

All signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees global warming limit

By Peter Schlosser, Arizona State University The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level many...

Knoxville-based TeamHealth sued by insurer for “fraudulent conduct”

by Jamie Satterfield, Tennessee Lookout An insurer for a Tennessee firm embroiled in a medical overbilling scandal is refusing to pay the tab for what...

Synchrony with chaos – blinking lights of a firefly swarm embody in nature what...

Raphael Sarfati, University of Colorado Boulder Imagine an old-growth forest in the fading light of a summer evening. As the last of the sun’s rays...

Kincannon announces bid for second term

Indya Kincannon formally announced Wednesday that she will be seeking a second term as Knoxville’s mayor. Kincannon, the City’s 69th mayor, has faced numerous challenges...

Jury convicts man of 2nd DUI

A Knox County jury convicted a “repeat drunk driver” who caused a 2020 crash in Farragut, authorities said Wednesday. Ted Dustin Hamilton, 44, of Lenoir...

“We need to defend this law” — Inside an anti-abortion meeting with Tennessee’s GOP...

by Kavitha Surana, Tennessee Lookout When state Sen. Richard Briggs voted “yes” on Tennessee’s total abortion ban, he never thought it would actually go into...

Career thief gets lengthy prison sentence

A professional thief with a history of committing crimes that dates back to the 1980s has been sentenced to spend the next 24 years...

How much can public schools control what students wear?

By Brian Boggs, University of Michigan School dress codes can be harmful to LGBTQ students and students of color, according to the U.S. Government Accountability...