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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
  • 2 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
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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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
  • 5 months ago
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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
  • 5 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
  • 6 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
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

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
  • 7 months 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
  • 7 months 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
  • 7 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 7 months, 4 weeks 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
  • 8 months, 1 week 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
  • 8 months, 2 weeks 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
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 9 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 10 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 11 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
  • 11 months, 1 week 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
  • 11 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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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
  • 11 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Criminal Court Clerk McCroskey's defense not adding up

Criminal Court Clerk McCroskey's defense not adding upInformation Criminal Court Clerk gave officials includes errors, contradictions and admissions of guilt
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Errors leading to wrongful arrests, Knox officials say

Errors leading to wrongful arrests, Knox officials sayRecords, interviews show problems originating in Criminal Court Clerk's Office that are leading to wrongful arrests
  • Investigations
  • 12 months ago
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10News Investigation: Wrongful arrests

10News Investigation: Wrongful arrestsA 10News Investigation uncovers allegations that errors in the office of the Criminal Court Clerk landed innocent citizens in jail.
  • Investigations
  • 12 months ago
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Embattled criminal court clerk facing more challenges

Embattled criminal court clerk facing more challengesClerk out for more than half of 2012; opponent announces challenge; officials wants her to attend meeting
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  • 12 months ago
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Botched paperwork hurt driving records, cases dismissed

Botched paperwork hurt driving records, cases dismissedOfficials say prosecutors asked judges to set aside driving citations after mistakes discovered
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
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Some Criminal Court Clerk's answers contradict records

Some Criminal Court Clerk's answers contradict recordsMcCroskey says she never met with officials about errors in her office, but documents, interviews suggest otherwise
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
Local

Knox officials to meet about errors that led to arrests

Knox officials to meet about errors that led to arrestsKnox County leaders expected to meet, talk about wrongful arrests
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Investigations

Two speak out, say they were wrongly arrested

Two speak out, say they were wrongly arrestedJohnny Edgar kept in jail past his scheduled release date, Jodi White wrongfully arrested, officials say
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
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Many teens running away from Crossville facility for troubled boys

Many teens running away from Crossville facility for troubled boysMore than 30 teens in DCS custody have run away from the same school in Crossville in the past three years
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago