Grand Rift Auto

Sheriffs and Dooley and Glenn

At issue in a grievance hearing laced with Sheriff’s Office politics: Should a longtime employee retain use of a county vehicle?

‘Unlawful Detention’

knox county detention facility

A Honduran immigrant called 911 for help. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office tried to deport her. She is challenging the legality of the county’s 287(g) program and suing for $2.5 million.

Conflicts and Interests

Merit System Council

The Merit System Council’s contentious relationship with Sheriff Tom Spangler escalates amid accusations of political agendas.

Power Poll: School Security

A large majority of survey respondents wants to keep armed officers in schools and retain the current mix of agencies responsible for keeping schools safe.

‘No Longer Welcome’?

Protesters at County Commission

The Public Building Authority says the protesters arrested at Monday’s Commission meeting can still enter the City County Building.

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.