Bills for the Breach

Invoices show four firms have collectively charged more than $200,000 to clean up the city’s computer systems after last year’s ransomware hack.

2020 Revue: City of Knoxville

The COVID-19 pandemic was just the first in a series of crises that greeted Mayor Indya Kincannon during her first year in office.

A Team Approach

KPD and the McNabb Center claim initial success for a pilot program combining law enforcement and social services on the streets.

Dialing a Deal

The E-911 Center will pay renovation costs for a new backup emergency dispatch operation at the city’s new public safety complex.

Crime in the COVID Era

Police cruiser with lights on

The first six months of the pandemic saw Knoxville’s rates rise for some crimes and fall for others. KPD says the coronavirus isn’t the only explanation.

Breaking Camp

After a pandemic-driven hiatus, city officials will resume clearing out homeless encampments and encouraging people living in them to seek services.

Knox County 2020: A Primer (Part 2)

A survey of what’s changed, what hasn’t and what to watch in the local political and economic landscape. Today: the City of Knoxville and the private sector.