Coming Into Focus

Plans for the city’s public safety complex at the former St. Mary’s site are firming up with input from the Police and Fire departments.

Damage Control

Mayor Rogero and Chief Thomas address an Internal Affairs investigation into lewd behavior in the KPD ranks and alleged inaction by supervisors.

Hallway Monitors

The Knox County school board approves a new agreement on officers in the schools, and sends a message about restraint.

Schoolhouse Cops

Knox County schools

As the school board considers an amended agreement for law enforcement on campus, some raise concerns.

Walking Away From the Streets

City Council votes to fund a program aimed at giving sex workers a chance to stay out of jail and get out of the life.

Help Wanted

City County Building

With unemployment low, the City of Knoxville is finding it difficult to fill positions in multiple departments.

State of the City in 2019

Mayor Madeline Rogero will unveil her final budget proposal today and likely will announce a solidified agreement on a new safety services complex.

Police Precinct Proposal

Knoxville mayoral candidates

A proposal from mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis draws quick opposition from Indya Kincannon and Marshall Stair.

New Cash for New Cops

Facing a persistent staffing shortage, KPD asks for $150,000 over two years to boost officer recruiting efforts.