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1 hr ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

EF-3 tornado confirmed in Claiborne County

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-3 tornado touched down near Speedwell in Claiborne County last night with winds of 140 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Claiborne County, TN, Weather, Speedwell, TN, Knoxville, TN

7 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

TBI: Alleged victim's DNA on ex-deputy's boxers Dennis Mills Jr., 43, ...

A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report is bolstering the state's case against a former Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy accused of repeatedly raping a girl over a two-year period.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Powell, TN, Sports

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox judicial candidates eye better efficiency A death, resignation...

A death, resignation and retirement of three judges during the past eight years will result in a new chapter in Knox County's Criminal and Sessions courts when voters decide winners in competitive races on Aug. 7. Much of the past eight-year period became controversial when then-Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner resigned and pleaded guilty ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee State University

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville church celebrates grand opening of "Kids Kloset" free school supply program

With school set to begin for Knox County students in just a few weeks, one Knoxville church is doing all it can to make sure area students have what they need for the new year.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Family, Kids

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Local grocery delivery service starts in Knoxville

Plan-it Organic is a new grocery delivery service for the Knoxville area started by a local college student.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Saturday evening reported stabbing in North Knoxville under investigation

Tonight: Partly cloudy and muggy with a random shower or storm possible; especially north 30% coverage.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Cocke County, TN

Examiner.com

Armed doctor fights back in gun free zone; meanwhile back in K-Town

The Knoxville News-Sentinel reported today on the a doctor fighting back against an armed attacker in Darby, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Farragut, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Renters sign lease, pay money, move into home not for rent

The homeowner said he never put his house up for rent, and left it furnished, with a for sale sign out front.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Knoxville, TN

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

New Knox Co. high school gives students college experience

When Knox County students go back to school in August, a handful of ninth graders will be starting on a college campus.

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Related Topix: Strawberry Plains, TN, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wine in grocery stores to appear on Knoxville's November ballot

Wine in grocery stores to appear on Knoxville's November ballot Knoxville voters will officially get a chance to decide if they want wine in grocery stores.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Domestic threat leads to meth lab in S. Knox A son's threats toward...

Officers escorting a mom to her South Knox County home because she feared her son would harm her found a meth lab and arrested her son and two others.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Three arrested on meth charges at South Knox County home

Knox County election officials say enough signatures have been collected to allow Knoxville city voters to decide whether to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores this November.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

2 arrested in burglary spree 2 arrested in area car burglary spree.

They were arrested following a series of burglaries that occurred in Loudon and surrounding counties.

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Related Topix: Loudon, TN, Loudon County, TN, Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Showdown set in Joy McCroskey lawsuit A Knox County judge today could ...

With the legal clock ticking for citizens to sue Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Joy McCroskey in wrongful arrest claims, a judge today could slam the door shut for all such lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Candidates split on McIntyre's performance The candidates in the 1st...

From left, Knox County school board candidates Gloria Deathridge, Marshall Walker, Terry Hill and Sandra Rowcliffe, participate in a forum Thursday night at Lawson McGhee Library.

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Related Topix: Powell, TN, Education Etc., Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man waives hearing on attempted rape charge He is also the suspect in a 2013 attempted rape in Alcoa.

A homeless Knoxville man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in the rest room of an Alcoa store last year on Thursday waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Knox County General Sessions Court on a separate attempted rape charge.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

A closer look at Tennessee's Death Row

After it took nearly two hours for an Arizona death row inmate to die by lethal injection, the death penalty is once again under fire, with leaders A closer look at Tennessee's Death Row After it took nearly two hours for an Arizona death row inmate to die by lethal injection, the death penalty is once again under fire, with leaders Check out this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Tennessee, Davidson County, TN, Hamilton County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

$27M project leads 2013 new building permits The Knoxville area's...

Knoxville's commercial real estate market has recently seen a flurry of high profile apartment deals with three of the eight largest apartment communities in Knox County sold since January.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN, University of Tennessee, Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Metropulse.com

Lonsdale may be our least-known historic neighborhood. Most folks...

Gabino Felipe maintains a garden that fills most of his yard, including an amazing patch of corn.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Knoxville, TN

Metropulse.com

Candidates with very different levels of experience vie for Chancery and Circuit Courts

Out of the five contested judicial races in Knox County, there are two that have drawn more scrutiny and upset than the others.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors

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