The Knoxville News Sentinel (Reporter, Photographer)

Judge refuses former Pilot Flying J executive's request to fire his lawyer

Published Jun. 1 2018

A federal magistrate judge is refusing to allow former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood to upend his defense team...

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood blames attorney Rusty Hardin for conviction

Published May. 31 2018

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood is accusing his high-profile attorney of botching his trial and now wants to...

Shield rule closes hearing in rape case against ex-UT Vols players A.J. Johnson, Michael Williams

Published May. 31 2018

A judge is deciding behind closed doors an issue upon which the fate — and freedom — of a former...

Former Pilot Flying J president wants last-minute change at defense table in fraud case

Published May. 24 2018

With the clock ticking on his fate in a scheme to rip off trucking companies, former Pilot Flying J President...

Knox County election night cyberattack was smokescreen for another attack

Published May. 18 2018

Knox County information technology director Dick Moran and county IT staff were ready for Election Day and the higher amounts...

Roots and wings: Ugandan man's mothers - and heart - span two continents

Published May. 14 2018

Atop Timothy Sebaduka Brass' refrigerator in his apartment near East Tennessee State University, African dried goods press up against Froot...

UT's DePietro says chancellor firing was not personal

Published May. 10 2018

UT President Joe DiPietro said this week he's not planning to set a retirement date until after the new board...

UT Faculty Senate calls for reform, criticizes DiPietro for firing Davenport

Published May. 8 2018

After the University of Tennessee's official introduction of its new interim chancellor, Senate Faculty members held a meeting Monday afternoon...

Analysis: What are the ramifications of UT's continuing leadership changes?

Published May. 7 2018

Beverly Davenport, the University of Tennessee's first female chancellor, was fired from that top job Wednesday, but that is only...

Tennessee girl finds 475-million-year-old fossil

Published May. 7 2018

Ryleigh Taylor was fishing at Douglas Lake in Dandridge with her parents last Monday when she decided to take a...

Giant Titanic model of 56,000 Legos on display in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Published Apr. 24 2018

A 26-foot-long, 5-foot-high, 4-foot-wide Titanic model — built out of 56,000 Legos by an autistic boy from Iceland — is...

Four adults, two children killed in Sunday morning house fire in Alcoa, Tenn.

Published Apr. 23 2018

Four adults and two children were killed Sunday morning in a house fire that Alcoa Fire Department Chief Roger Robinson...


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ORNL scientists shine light on 'dark' microbes lurking in our mouths

Published Apr. 16 2018

For the first time, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have cultivated an oral microbe present in adults with periodontitis, an...

Tennessee attorney general won't file suit against Big Pharma

Published Apr. 13 2018

What was set to be a fierce legal battle over power — and money — in the effort to hold...

Manhunt in the mountains: James Earl Ray and the Brushy Mountain Prison breakout of 1977

Published Apr. 9 2018

Anyone else might have walked right by in the dark.

Suffrage Coalition needs to raise $100,000 for Burn Memorial as June statue reveal approaches

Published Apr. 9 2018

Febb Burn was a tall woman; she stood 6 feet. Now, memorialized in bronze, she'll stand even taller in a...

Prosecutors undecided on whether to seek death penalty for Eric Boyd

Published Apr. 6 2018

Knox County prosecutors said they have not decided whether the state will seek the death penalty for Eric Boyd —...

Controversial ex-Tennessee Sen. Campfield may run again

Published Apr. 3 2018

Ex-state Sen. Stacey Campfield, R-Knoxville, who generated local and national controversy over the years, has picked up a petition, the...

Ex-inmate who tricked IRS into paying $163,000 in returns for prisoners headed back to prison

Published Apr. 3 2018

A federal judge on Monday ordered a new prison term for a former Tennessee inmate who was part of a...

Oak Ridge, Tenn., uranium processing facility gets green light

Published Apr. 2 2018

The Department of Energy has officially given the go-ahead to construct the last three buildings that will make up Y-12...