Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Man, 35, convicted in child-scalding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 35-year-old Knoxville man faces a 15- to 25-year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty of aggravated child neglect in the scalding of a Man, 35, convicted in child-scalding case A 35-year-old Knoxville man faces a 15- to 25-year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty of aggravated child neglect in the scalding of a Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CZMbpb A 35-year-old Knoxville man faces a 15- to 25-year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty of aggravated child neglect in the scalding of a toddler. Dewey Junior Burton was convicted Wednesday in Knox County Criminal Court after a two-day trial, according to the Knox County District Attorney General's Office.

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  2. TN immunization laws could cut threat of measles outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... if they had been vaccinated. Mary Ann Harrison, registered nurse manager of the immunization program with the Knox County Health Department, said the measles could still come to Tennessee, but state immunization exemptions make it tougher to avoid ...

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  3. Knox health officials warn travelers about chikungunyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... on a beach in a tropical location. If your travel plans for this year will take you to the Caribbean, the Knox County Health Department wants to remind you to be aware of take precautions against the chikungunya virus. Chikungunya is a viral disease ...

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  4. KPD investigating killing at North Knoxville apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... according to the Knoxville Police Department. Authorities were alerted to the shooting at 3:57 p.m. Tuesday. The Knox County 911 Center received a call from the woman involved in the shooting at 601 Steeplechase Apartments, 5800 Central Ave Pike, ...

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  5. McIntyre stresses value of innovation, flexibility in Senate testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The federal No Child Left Behind law gave educators in America a clear mandate on how to measure accountability, KNox County Schools Superintendent McIntyre stresses value of innovation, flexibility in Senate testimony The federal No Child Left Behind law gave educators in America a clear mandate on how to measure accountability, KNox County Schools Superintendent Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1DCVNV6 The federal No Child Left Behind education law gave educators in America a clear mandate on how to measure accountability, Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday at the Capitol. "And what we were really loose on was the rigor of academic standards in the individual states.

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  6. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... his plan to provide an estimated 280,000 low-income Tennesseans with federally funded health care. The Knox County Board of Education is looking at putting a Fitness for Duty Evaluation in place for some employees. Chairman of the Knox County Board ...

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  7. Knox BOE discusses "Fitness for Duty Evaluation"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Board of Education is looking at putting a Fitness for Duty Evaluation in place. This comes after Knox Knox BOE discusses "Fitness for Duty Evaluation" The Knox County Board of Education is looking at putting a Fitness for Duty Evaluation in place.

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  8. Tennessee County Unemployment Rates for December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... same in 11 counties. Montgomery County's December rate fell to 6.5 percent, down from 6.9 percent in November. Knox County had the state's lowest major metropolitan rate in December at 5.0 percent, down from 5.1 percent in November. Davidson County ...

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  9. Convicted cocaine dealer caught selling drugs againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... 14 years in prison after authorities say they caught him dealing drugs again before serving his sentence. The Knox County District Attorney's office said Richard Eugune Reed, 36, will serve six years in prison after he pleaded guilty Friday to ...

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  10. Investors seek Chapter 7 against local financial planning firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... up to five days to terminate the accounts, but by Jan. 2 she had still never transferred his money to him. Knox County Chancellor Mike Moyers granted a temporary restraining order and injunction that forbids Standfill from moving around any funds or ...

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  11. What you need to know FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... issues inside Knoxville's only two-floor mall. The proposal comes in the wake of the fatal crash between two Knox County school buses in December. The accident killed two elementary school students and a teacher's aide. Armstrong said he is still ...

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  12. Legislator to propose seat belts in school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Legislator to propose seat belts in school buses One Knoxville legislator is working on a bill that would require seatbelts in Tennessee school buses. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CFrU81 The proposal comes in the wake of the fatal crash between two Knox County school buses in December.

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  13. Man arrested for two Knox County armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Authorities have arrested the suspect in two Knox County armed robberies that took place on the same night. Police said 31-year-old James Man arrested for two Knox County armed robberies Authorities have arrested the suspect in two Knox County armed robberies that took place on the same night.

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  14. Knoxville school counselor to be honored at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... in other parts of the country with much higher caseloads. Anderson has nine years of experience working with Knox County Schools and 13 years working for the University of Tennessee's offices of admissions and academic affairs. The ASCA event will ...

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  15. Wood burning stove may be cause of fire that destroyed N. Knox County houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Planning a wedding is hard work, but a Fountain City wedding venue is making the big day a little easier with a fair aimed toward creative b KNOXVILLE - Officials say they believe a wood-burning stove may have caused a fire that destroyed a North Knox County home Wednesday afternoon.

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  16. Jailer fired for 'use of force' named in lawsuit for similar incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County jailer who resigned last week after a camera caught several guards fighting with an inmate injured another detainee several years ago, according to a federal lawsuit filed last April. Jailer fired for 'use of force' named in lawsuit for similar incident The Knox County jailer who resigned last week after a camera caught several guards fighting with an inmate injured another detainee several years ago, according to a federal lawsuit filed last April.

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  17. Boy Scouts collect food as part of "Scouting for Hunger."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Local Boy Scouts will soon be collecting non-perishable food from Knox County and East Tennessee residents as part of their annual Scouting

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  18. Knox Co. sues former trustee Mike LoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County is suing former long-time trustee Mike Lowe for allegedly participating in a scheme with two other ex-workers that bilked the county out of at least $1 million. Knox Co.

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  19. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Tuesday Here are several things you need to know Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CbFVvq Knox County Schools delayed opening for two hours Tuesday.

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  20. Overnight snow could make for a slick morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... a light dusting of snow overnight leaving some back roads and side streets with a thin layer of snow. In Knox County, the on ramp from I-140 to Interstate 40 east bound was shut down at about 5 a.m. Tuesday morning after several vehicles crashed ...

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