Tuesday Aug 19
Knox County saves $45k in 4 years after getting rid of county car for mayor
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Four Cocke County businesses cited for selling alcohol to under aged customers
Thursday night more than 100 people came together, taking time out in the middle of a busy Market Square for just one moment of silence.
Eastbound I-40 closed in Roane County due to crash, traffic being diverted
Eastbound traffic is being diverted off Interstate 40 in Roane County due to an accident involving a tractor trailer and four other vehicles.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Federal grand jury to hear case against Newport police captainFederal ...
The case against of one of four people charged in a drug and money laundering scheme is headed to a federal grand jury.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Three of the suspects in a drug and money laundering scheme involving Newport police officers were arraigned in a Cocke County courtroom Monday.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
KPD officer shoots and kills man during traffic stop
Officers say the suspect became combative and started to attack the officer, forcing him to shoot and kill the suspect.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Festival named for moonshiner Popcorn Sutton kicks off in Cocke County
For the first time in five years a festival honoring the life of infamous moonshiner Popcorn Sutton is in Cocke County.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Newport cop faces federal judge on drug charges Newport police...
Newport police Detective Capt. James Finley Holt told authorities "he had nothing left to live for" after his arrest on federal charges, officials said Thursday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Former FBI agent recalls Cocke County corruption
Former FBI agent recalls Cocke County corruption A recent Newport investigation involving police corruption is bringing back old memories for an FBI agent.
10 About Town 7/24 - 7/27
Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1mK8ByG Let's start the weekend off right at The Square Room with the talented Dave Barnes.
2 Police Captains, 2 Others Charged In East Tennessee
A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.
Little Known Facts about Popcorn Sutton
According to wife Pam, Popcorn got his nickname from a vending machine at a bar .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Two Newport cops indicted in drug conspiracy Two Newport police...
A Tennessee state trooper, left, guides an unidentified man to a vehicle after he is arrested at Pit Stop Mobil Mart in Newport on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.