City Budget Approved

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon’s $383.4 million spending plan emerges unchanged after Council scrutiny.

Going Over the Numbers

With City Council poised to give final approval to next year’s budget, KPD touts its co-responder program in a bid for expansion.

Reconsidering Security

After a rocky start, officials have reached a consensus on reviewing the deployment of city officers in Knox County Schools.

Student Killed in Gunfight at A-E

One Knoxville police officer was wounded in the confrontation at a school that has experienced a spike in deaths from gunfire this year.

City United on Cities United

Council unanimously approves a contract with a national association of municipalities to build an anti-violence infrastructure.

Cracking Down and Lifting Up

Police cruiser with lights on

The city is mixing more aggressive policing with community-building initiatives to address the spike in gun violence.

Grief, Grievances and Grit

With anger and sorrow over the deaths of Austin-East students at a boiling point, city officials say they will redouble efforts to reduce gun violence.

Paving the Way

Council will vote tonight on an agreement to spend $5 million to continue improvements to Magnolia Avenue to encourage economic growth in East Knoxville.

A Time for Atonement

Knoxville Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie is proposing a $100 million effort for the city to make amends to the Black community for Urban Renewal.