Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Knox County, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. Knoxville police getting unmanned aerial vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of Investigation and Tennessee Highway Patrol both say they don't have drones and don't plan on getting any. The Knox County Sheriff's Office won't divulge if it has or will get one because of safety and security issues.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Crews battle early morning house fire in North Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    There is no word on if there were people inside of the home at the time of the fire or if there are any injuries. WATE 6 On Your Side will provide updates online and on air. Watch Good Morning Tennessee until 7:30 a.m. for the latest. Watch live: http://wate.com/live/

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  14. School board, county commission discuss 2016 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    In a joint meeting Thursday night, the Knox County Board of Education and Knox County Commission discussed the School board, county commission discuss 2016 budget In a joint meeting Thursday night, the Knox County Board of Education and Knox County Commission discussed the Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1HlzgN1 - In a joint meeting Thursday night, the Knox County Board of Education and Knox County Commission discussed the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The board requested $441.5 million for operational costs but is currently slotted to receive $435 million.

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  15. Comcasta s 2-gigabit Internet speed coming to Knoxville soonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Pro service in Houston, Chattanooga, Nashville, Atlanta, Florida and California. It will now be available in Knox County, Roane County, Anderson County and surrounding areas. "It is great that we're going to be getting this upgrade, but more ...

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  16. Legal Printer Supreme Court Press Names Baumgartner v. United States...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    This Petition for Writ of Certiorari Asks Whether Former Knox County, Tennessee Judge Richard Baumgartner Can Be Convicted of Concealing a Crime Under the Federal Misprision Statute Based on Speech That Occurred with Individuals Unconnected with Law Enforcement or an Investigation Criminalizing conversations that have nothing, even remotely, to do with someone else's involvement in a federal crime ... creates a slippery slope. Certiorari Printer Supreme Court Press has named Baumgartner v.

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  17. Knox County teacher honors WWII veteran with a real life history lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County teacher turned a project involving a local World War II vet into a real life history lesson. It all started when South Doyle High School senior, Cadet Jacob Hale, brought his ROTC instructor a World War II veteran's shadow box his uncle had given him.

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  18. The Seedy, Profitable World of Scam CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Atlantic

    In 1984, the American Cancer Society forced James Reynolds out of a job. He had led the respected organization's Knox County, Tennessee, office, but ACS accused him of sloppy record-keeping and of stealing a vintage car donated for an auction.

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

    May 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... hurt when a flying lesson turned into an emergency landing for a pilot and student on Tuesday afternoon in east Knox County. They were training when the engine died, but managed to set the plane down in a field. Full story here. You've heard about ...

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  20. Firm uses underage buyers to see if stores comply with beer lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After one of the biggest underage beer selling busts Knox County has ever done, local businesses are finding ways to fight this problem before law enforcement gets involved. Firm uses underage buyers to see if stores comply with beer laws After one of the biggest underage beer selling busts Knox County has ever done, local businesses are finding ways to fight this problem before law enforcement gets involved.

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