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10News Investigates: School Playground Safety Problems

10News Investigates: School Playground Safety ProblemsPart 1 of 3: School playground safety investigation reveals shortage of inspections, certification, and slow repairs.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months ago
Investigations

School Playground Problems (Part 2): Injuries & Costs

School Playground Problems (Part 2): Injuries & CostsPart 2 of 3: 10News Investigates school playground safety hazards that sent injured children to the hospital and cost taxpayers.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months ago
Investigations

School Playground Problems (Part 3): Recall Unawareness

School Playground Problems (Part 3): Recall UnawarenessPart 3 of 3: 10News Investigation shows schools were unaware of manufacturer recalls for dangerous playground equipment.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months ago
Local

More malls in the U.S. in 'dying status'

More malls in the U.S. in 'dying status'Americans are witnessing the demise of traditional malls, including one in East Tennessee.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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School employee to return to work after 2 year absence

School employee to return to work after 2 year absenceTina Needham is expected to return to work on Friday – more than 2 years on paid administrative leave
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Knox schools months behind on credit card bills

Knox schools months behind on credit card billsLate payments common as taxpayers on hook for interest, late fees
  • Investigations
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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School worker files EEOC complaint; $30K offer rescinded

School worker files EEOC complaint; $30K offer rescindedComplaint is first step to filing civil rights lawsuit
  • Investigations
  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
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Criminal Court Clerk Office errors impacting some voters

Criminal Court Clerk Office errors impacting some votersA Channel 10 investigation discovered that clerk's mistakes may have caused some residents to lose their right to vote
  • Investigations
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Policy, pregnancy, politics at center of BOE dispute

Policy, pregnancy, politics at center of BOE disputeIncoming BOE member Amber Rountree said she needed the help of the law department to attend an orientation meeting
  • Investigations
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Woman drops wrongful arrest suit against Knox County

Woman drops wrongful arrest suit against Knox CountyJodi Denise White sued Knox County for $50-thousand dollars in damages
  • Investigations
  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Newly-elected Criminal Court Clerk plans to roll back pay raises

Newly-elected Criminal Court Clerk plans to roll back pay raisesOutgoing criminal court clerk handing out $181,760 to employees in combined raises
  • Investigations
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

KCSO standoff that left one dead, another hurt headed to court

KCSO standoff that left one dead, another hurt headed to courtFamily of a man killed by KCSO officers plans lawsuit against county
  • Local
  • 11 months ago
Local

Former inmate sues Knox County for jailhouse neck injury

Former inmate sues Knox County for jailhouse neck injuryDonald Nichols says jail staff failed to adequately treat him following a neck injury.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

Old lawsuit accuses Waggoner of racial discrimination

Old lawsuit accuses Waggoner of racial discriminationSheriff's candidate Waggoner accused of discrimination, using racial slurs in 1990s lawsuit
  • Investigations
  • 12 months ago
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McCroskey's sick leave payment request raises questions

McCroskey's sick leave payment request raises questionsLocal leaders say embattled criminal court clerk shouldn't get paid for accrued sick leave
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
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Secrecy of Tenn. executions debated

Secrecy of Tenn. executions debatedThere's new debate surrounding the death penalty in Tennessee, with the focus shifting to how much the public should now.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
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Tennessee plans executions in secret

Tennessee plans executions in secretWithout knowing exactly who is making the drugs, there's no way to ensure they'll work as intended. And if the drugs don't work as intended, it could amount to cruel and unusual punishment, which is barred by the U.S. Constitution.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
Local

Knox Ct Clerk updates meth registry but still behind

Knox Ct Clerk updates meth registry but still behindCriminal Court Clerk's office updates the meth registry, but still lacking 100 names
  • Local
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Criminal Ct Clerk's Office not updating meth registry

Criminal Ct Clerk's Office not updating meth registryMany convicted of meth-related charges can still buy the drug's main ingredient because the TBI registry isn't updated
  • Local
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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County says it's 'immune' to wrongful arrest lawsuits

County says it's 'immune' to wrongful arrest lawsuitsKnox County's legal team says it won't offer tax payer dollars to compensate for wrongfully arrests
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Investigation: KAT trolley ridership numbers questioned

Investigation: KAT trolley ridership numbers questionedTrolley ridership numbers play role in securing grants, but are the numbers accurate?
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Hundreds of sex offenders living near school bus stops

Hundreds of sex offenders living near school bus stopsParents worried that sex offenders live "dangerously" close to their children's bus stop
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Downtown - UT

More errors arise from mistakes in Knox Co. criminal court clerk's office

More errors arise from mistakes in Knox Co. criminal court clerk's officeA judge gave 3 men another chance to clear their records after a clerical error that wrongly listed them as convicted of theft
  • Downtown - UT
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Downtown - UT

Court clerk supervisor suggests boss aware of problems

Court clerk supervisor suggests boss aware of problemsSessions court supervisor steps down, says top ct clerk aware of problems in office, despite claims to the contrary
  • Downtown - UT
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Teen seeks $50K from county due to 'wrongful arrest'

Teen seeks $50K from county due to 'wrongful arrest'teenager who says he was wrongfully arrested several weeks ago is demanding $50,000 in damages
  • Local
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
Investigations

Officials: County workers gaming system for free parking

Officials: County workers gaming system for free parkingKnox County leaders suspect workers are cheating a system to obtain and keep handicapped hangtags for free parking.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Auto allowances disappearing, but still some holdouts

Auto allowances disappearing, but still some holdoutsKnox County Mayor Tim Burchett eliminated the auto allowance policy for his employees, and would like others to do so.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Officials: Tech fund could help Court Clerk's Office

Officials: Tech fund could help Court Clerk's OfficeA lack of training and technology in the Criminal Court Clerk's Office has led to a series of problems, officials say
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Local

Judges meet with McCroskey, talk about court problems

Judges meet with McCroskey, talk about court problemsJudges hold meeting with Criminal Court Clerk McCroskey to talk about problems in her office, find solutions
  • Local
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Investigations

Criminal Court Clerk documents continue to not add up

Criminal Court Clerk documents continue to not add upCriminal Court Clerk's Office was responsible for a series of mistakes that led to wrongful arrests, new reports say
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 5 months ago