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.

Keeping the Lights On

KUB plans to resume disconnecting service for nonpayment next month, but help is available for customers trying to catch up.

Ransom Revealed

The group holding Knoxville’s computer systems hostage wants nearly $400,000 for the release of the city’s data.

Ransomware Attack Goes Public

Hackers posted city employee information online in an attempt to intimidate the Kincannon administration into paying a ransom for stolen data.

City Likely Won’t Pay Ransom

The Kincannon administration hopes to have computer systems affected by ransomware attack restored in less than two weeks.