Cracking Down and Lifting Up

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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.

First Pitch

City Council and County Commission will consider forming a sports authority this month to build a baseball stadium for the Tennessee Smokies.

How the Force Uses Force

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KPD briefs City Council on how its officers deploy physical response and the oversight in place to keep them from crossing the line.

Hope on a Holiday

Amid social unrest, Juneteenth is a time for many in Knoxville to celebrate emancipation while working toward equality.

No Hardship, No Variance

Reversing a Board of Zoning Appeals decision, Council rejects a residential development proposed for the South Knoxville Waterfront.