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Recent articles by John:

Judge: Deceased witness's testimony will be allowed at trial of teens accused of crime spree

Germany Hines Jr. testified at a Juvenile Court hearing in 2021 for Deondre Davis and Rashan Jordan. Hines was shot and killed in December. → Read More

Young witness in Austin-East murder case ends up a homicide victim himself

Germany Hines Jr., 16, was shot and killed in December. He was a witness in the Stanley Freeman Jr. murder case that's set to go to trial in March. → Read More

Knoxville lawyer Dwight Tarwater picked to be state's next Supreme Court justice

He'll replace Justice Sharon Lee, who is retiring from the five-member court. → Read More

Inmate gets 10-year sentence for attacking Morgan County guard with shank

The attack by Rony Sorto happened in 2021. → Read More

Who is this newborn? Rendering of boy found in Melton Hill Lake released to help spur investigation

The newborn was found in the lake in March 2020. No one has claimed him. → Read More

Keith Carver to take over as head of the UT Institute of Agriculture

Carver has been chancellor at UT-Martin. He replaces Carrie Castille at UTIA. → Read More

Appeals court: No new trial for jealous Union County woman who murdered her husband

Shannon Smith's lawyer found evidence one of the detectives in the case had had sex with a woman who ended up being at witness at Smith's trial. → Read More

Recouping their losses: Gatlinburg wildfire victims plead their case before appeals court

Lawyers for hundreds of 2016 wildfire victims hope an appeals court will allow their lawsuits to go forward. They seek millions from the U.S. government. → Read More

Veteran KPD officer facing misdemeanor theft charge retires

Records show Kenno E. Carlos racked up more than a dozen reprimands for various misconduct during his career. He also earned praise for his work with the public. → Read More

Boyd: Downtown stadium will start to rise from ground in 2023

The multi-use stadium east of the James White Parkway is expected to open for business by spring 2025. → Read More

Downtown Knoxville real estate sales surge in 2022

Numerous high-profile properties changed hands in 2022 and according to the county's Register of Deeds, downtown is in the middle of significant change. → Read More

Report: $7 million blaze in downtown Gatlinburg spread after man started 'warming' fire

The fire spread early Oct. 9 from an vacant shop off the Parkway in Gatlinburg. → Read More

Diocese says McNabb Center will serve as first point of contact in sexual assault accusations

The Knoxville Diocese announced the move Friday afternoon. → Read More

Kyle Hixson formally sworn in as state Court of Criminal Appeals judge

The Cumberland Plateau native formerly was on the Knox County Criminal Court. → Read More

Just passing through: Roaming black bear visits downtown parking garage, government building

Security cameras captured the bear about 4:45 a.m. Monday outside the City County Building downtown. → Read More

Mayor's former chief of staff gets judicial diversion in golf cart case

Bryan Hair appeared Tuesday before Judge Scott Green for sentencing. → Read More

Grainger Co. man to spend 36 years in prison for rape, kidnapping of UT student

Judge Steve Sword said Tylar Johnson, 29, was a predator who deserved the maximum penalty under the law. → Read More

Pilot pleads guilty to duping people before deadly 2021 Sevier County helicopter crash

Matthew Jones, 36, accepted a plea deal on Tuesday, according to court records filed in a U.S. District Court in Utah. → Read More

Lawyer: Take prosecutor off case of man accused of murdering pizza server

Micah Johnson served more than 10 years in prison in the Knoxville case but then won a retrial in the appellate courts. → Read More

Knox County teen accused of killing uncle as a juvenile now charged with murder as an adult

Thomas Harper was 17 years old when he was first accused of killing his uncle. A grand jury recently indicted him for first-degree murder as an adult. → Read More