Reconsidering Security

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

Safety and Patrols

Rev. Sam Brown

As the city withdraws from a security agreement with Knox County schools, the school board faces questions about the future of armed officers on campus.

Rage Unabated

City Council gives initial approval to Mayor Indya Kincannon’s budget plan amid an angry protest that results in two arrests.

D.A.: Police Justified in Shooting

Knoxville police officers won’t be prosecuted in the death of Anthony Thompson Jr. during a confrontation at Austin-East Magnet High School.

Safety and Succor

The day after a fatal shootout at Austin-East, school officials and city residents confront questions of physical security and spiritual anguish.

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.

Slicing the Pie

The Kincannon administration opened three days of budget hearings on Tuesday to help sort out next year’s spending plan.

Looking for Answers

The city is adopting new strategies to fill gaps in the services provided to help the homeless population off the streets and into housing.