The Knoxville News Sentinel (Reporter, Photographer)

Four more ex-Pilot Flying J execs plead guilty to diesel fraud

Published Sep. 22 2017

To John "Stick" Freeman, the promises to customers just made for one more game.

Four-year-old girl could testify in her father's murder trial

Published Sep. 22 2017

A Knox County Criminal Court judge will rule today whether to allow a 4-year-old girl who witnessed her mother's death...

Oak Ridge parts crash into Saturn with Cassini probe

Published Sep. 18 2017

The Cassini probe went out in a literal blaze of glory early Friday morning, and with it roughly $20 million...


TVA now posting coal ash warning signs; lawsuit claims clean-up workers were never warned

Published Sep. 14 2017

The nation's largest electricity provider is now warning workers fly ash can damage their lungs.

Kenny Chesney vows to help Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma destroys his home

Published Sep. 12 2017

Kenny Chesney's home on St. John is "simply gone" after Hurricane Irma whipped through the U.S. and British Virgin Islands,...

UT workers protest outsourcing possibility

Published Aug. 29 2017

Facilities workers at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville were joined by students, faculty and others from the Knoxville community...

Knoxville leaders praise rally response by police officers, community

Published Aug. 29 2017

Local leaders on Monday praised the work of the Knoxville Police Department and the response from the community that kept...

Secretary of the interior promises big effort to avoid another devastating fire in Gatlinburg

Published Aug. 28 2017

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said the National Park Service could have done some things better on battling...

Bounty offered for capture of escaped monkey Pretty Boy Floyd in Knoxville

Published Aug. 25 2017

Pretty Boy Floyd, the monkey on the loose in North Knoxville, has thus far outwitted his would-be captors. His owner...

Firearms, other weapons not allowed at white supremacist rally Saturday in Knoxville

Published Aug. 24 2017

Police will prohibit firearms and any other weapons at a rally that's expected to pit white supremacists against counter-demonstrators on...

EPA bowed to TVA in nation's largest coal ash disaster, records show

Published Aug. 23 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency knew the coal ash at the center of the nation's largest spill had dangerous levels of...

Researchers replicate 'Atomic Man' incident in Oak Ridge laboratory

Published Aug. 21 2017

A postgraduate student intern and an Oak Ridge Associated Universities researcher teamed up to replicate the 1976 McCluskey Room Incident,...

Dolly Parton announces new Dollywood fall experience, Pumpkin LumiNights

Published Aug. 18 2017

Dolly Parton paid a visit to Dollywood on Friday to talk about the park's new nightly fall event Pumpkin LumiNights,...

Firefighters' logs describe frantic struggle against Gatlinburg, Tenn., wildfire

Published Aug. 15 2017

The rain never came in time.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory to reduce workforce by up to 350

Published Aug. 9 2017

The Department of Energy has approved a plan proposed by UT-Battelle that will reduce Oak Ridge National Laboratory's workforce by...

University of Tennessee creates Title IX office, appoints coordinator

Published Aug. 9 2017

The University of Tennessee in Knoxville announced Tuesday the creation of a Title IX office and the appointment of a...

Corker urges Trump to 'fire every single person' suspected of leaking or infighting

Published Aug. 3 2017

Sen. Bob Corker urged the Trump administration to clean house after after an "unseemly" series of leaks, including transcripts of...

State loses Gatlinburg wildfire phone calls to Emergency Operations Center

Published Jul. 28 2017

The state has lost the recordings of the telephone calls to and from its Emergency Operations Center on the day...

Prosecutors want UT rape suspect's bond revoked after DUI arrest

Published Jul. 11 2017

Prosecutors have moved to revoke the bond of former University of Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson, who's awaiting trial on rape...

Gatlinburg fire mystery: Who doctored prosecution agreement?

Published Jul. 4 2017

A failed bid to hold two Anderson County teenagers legally responsible for the state's deadliest wildfire in a century is...