University of Tennessee fires Downsbrough after child pornography charges

Bruce Downsbrough the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the University of Tennessee Foundation has been fired from his position with the university following federal child porn charges. He has been accused of downloading and possessing illegal material on a Dell Ultrabook laptop. The foundation oversees fundraising for the University and is an […]

Announcement Scheduled for June 4 at Volunteer Landing

On Tuesday, June 4th, at 10:00 a.m. there will be an announcement and press conference held at Volunteer Landing regarding a new proposed project within the City of Knoxville.  It is expected that the announcement is related to a sizable proposed development within the city.    

Richard Baumgartner reports to Gilmer Medium-security federal prison

Former Knox County Criminal Court judge Richard Baumgartner, 66, reported to the work camp at Gilmer medium-security federal prison in Glenville, West Virginia earlier this week to begin serving a six month prison term for lying to federal investigators, following charges of official misconduct and a probation sentence in state court stemming from drug abuse […]

UT Executive faces child pornography charges

Bruce Downsbrough the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the University of Tennessee Foundation will face federal child porn charges. He has been accused of downloading and possessing illegal material on a Dell Ultrabook laptop. The foundation oversees fundraising for the University. He was taken into federal custody on Tuesday morning and has […]

Summer transfer window opens May 28 for students

The Knox County Schools summer transfer window will begin on Tuesday, May 28 at 8 a.m. and conclude Friday, July 12, 2013 at 4 p.m. The summer transfer window is an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians of students that meet the following criteria: 2013-14 kindergarten students Students new to the Knox County Schools (i.e. coming from […]

Knoxville Police Department reports car vs motorcycle

This morning at approximately 9:02 a.m., officers responded to a vehicle vs. a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Washington Pike and Greenway Drive.  According to the preliminary investigation, a Honda Accord was travelling west on Washington Pike when the driver turned in front of an east bound Honda motorcycle causing a collision.  The motorcyclist […]

FARRAGUT BASEBALL DENIED 9TH STATE TITLE

Knox Farragut, guilty of four errors on defense, bowed to Clarksville 6-2 in the TSSAA Class AAA state baseball championship game Friday night. The Admirals (35-9) outhit the Dragons six to three but gave up three unearned runs and another run on a wild pitch. The loss foiled Farragut’s bid for a ninth state championship. […]