Knox County Newswire (Page 12)

Knox County Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Knox County, TN. (Page 12)

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  1. Trial date set for former Knox County jailer accused in jail beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former Knox County corrections officer charged with beating an inmate in jail will go to trial later this year. Trial date set for former Knox County jailer accused in jail beating A former Knox County corrections officer charged with beating an inmate in jail will go to trial later this year.

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  2. Tennessee State Trooper makes Traffic Stop and Detects possible Human Sex TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    On May 27th, 2015, Tennessee State Trooper Jonathan Scott assigned to THP's Interdiction Plus Team , made a traffic stop that lead to the arrest of driver Rafael E. Quiroz-Martinez, 22, of Honduras for Human Sex Trafficking, and the safe recovery of a female victim. While patrolling I-40 West in Knox County, Trooper Scott stopped a 2007 Honda Fit for window tint violation.

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  3. Knox County parent says ita s time for the superintendent to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    In a letter to the editor in the Knoxville News Sentinel this week, a local parent asked for the Knox County superintendent to leave the district. "To me, I see it as a no brainier that it's probably time for him to move on," said Bill Johns.

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  4. Tennessee Highway Patrol Interdiction Plus Trooper Makes Traffic...Read the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... of Honduras for human sex trafficking, and the safe recovery of a female victim. While patrolling I-40 West in Knox County, Trooper Scott stopped a 2007 Honda Fit for window tint violation. As the trooper approached the vehicle, he observed several ...

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  5. Trooper's traffic stop leads to human trafficking arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... trafficking charges. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Trooper Jonathan Scott was patrolling in West Knox County on Thursday when he pulled a 2007 Honda Fit over for window tint violation. Trooper Scott said he saw several "indicators of ...

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  6. 10 About Town is full of weekend funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... anniversary of Tennessee becoming the 16th state. The museum will be open free to the public. Friends of the Knox County Library has a new location for its used book sale this year at Bearden High School. Great deals will be on hand starting Friday ...

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  7. Illegal immigrant arrested in West Knox County for sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Homeland Security was called, along with a translator and a victim/witness coordinator. Martinez was taken to Knox County Detention Facility where Homeland Security Investigations placed a detainer on him, pending federal prosecution for possible ...

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  8. Local jobless rate fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    According to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, April's jobless rate in Wilson County was 4.3 percent. Wilson County ranks fifth in the state behind Williamson, Davidson, Moore and Rutherford counties, respectively, and shares the same rate as Sumner and Knox counties, for the lowest unemployment rate in April.

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  9. Helen Ross McNabb opens Knoxville housing for homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    More than 2,000 veterans and their families in Knox County live below the poverty level according to the Census. To address the need for permanent housing for homeless veterans, Helen Ross McNabb created a housing initiative.

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  10. Memphis-Area Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... County had the state's lowest major metropolitan rate in April at 4.1 percent, down from 4.4 percent in March. Knox County was 4.3 percent in April, down from 4.6 the previous month. The Hamilton County April rate was 5 percent, down from 5.4 in ...

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  11. Mayor Burchett honored for committment to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    State leaders and some of our nation's heroes honored Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett Thursday. Veteran service officials surprised the mayor with a Mayor Burchett honored for committment to veterans State leaders and some of our nation's heroes honored Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett Thursday.

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  12. Tennessee Unemployment Rates Decrease In 94 Counties In AprilRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in one county. Specific county information for April is available at 1 percent, down from 4.4 percent in March. Knox County was 4.3 percent in April, down from 4.6 the previous month. The Hamilton County April rate was 5.0 percent, down from 5.4 in ...

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  13. Political benefactor, businessman reaches plea deal in killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The trial for a Knoxville businessman and Knox County political operative accused of gunning down another man almost six years ago starts Tuesday. Political benefactor, businessman reaches plea deal in killing The trial for a Knoxville businessman and Knox County political operative accused of gunning down another man almost six years ago starts Tuesday.

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  14. Knoxville police investigate report of deceased personRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knox County dispatch said at around 7:43 a.m. they received a report of a possible sick person near 1100 Atlantic Avenue. This is a breaking news story.

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  15. Tennessee Representative Ryan Haynes announces Official Retirement from State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    Tennessee State Representative Ryan Haynes announced Wednesday he is officially stepping down from his seat in the House of Representatives representing District 14, which encompasses a portion of Knox County. The move follows Haynes being elected Chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party in early April.

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  16. Knox County teen asks for donations to Horse Haven instead of birthday presentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County teen decided for her birthday, she wanted to help animals in need. Lauren Fannon turned 13 Wednesday and invited all her friends and classmates from Christian Academy of Knoxville to a pool party at the Fox Den Country Club.

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  17. Knox County district attorney general concerned about how parolees are monitoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County district attorney says she's been keeping closer track of people on parole and probation and what she is learning is disturbing. General Charme Allen says convicted criminals are spending even less time behind bars than she even thought, even picking up new charges and not being issued a violation of probation.

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  18. Knox commission approves animal cruelty termsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... of the minimum care requirements for pets, amending sections to reflect that animal control is under the Knox County Sheriff's Office, and adding a statement that expenses incurred for veterinary care and treatment shall be the responsibility of the ...

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  19. FDA could allow genetically modified mosquitoes to be released in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Mosquito season is already in full swing and experts say the rain in East Tennessee is just going to make the mosquito population bigger. The Knox County Health Department has already treated 175 places in Knox County that are known for mosquito problems since April.

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  20. Tram Up 1st Street That Proved A Dud Also Falters At AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    The owners of the firm that built the tram, Outdoor Engineers of Golden, Colo., were informed of the auction, but they did not seek to take their creation back.

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