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Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero running for re-election


Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero has announced she's running for re-election in 2015.

Rogero wrote on her campaign Facebook page that she will officially announce her campaign Tuesday night at the Standard on Jackson Avenue. The kick-off reception starts at 6 p.m. and continues until 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available after 6 p.m. across the street from the Standard in the W. Jackson Avene lot.

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Ex-Vols plead not guilty to aggravated rape charges


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Ex-Vols A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams pleaded not guilty Monday to two charges each of aggravated rape in Knox County Criminal County.

Suspect, victims identified in Fort Sanders shooting


ID=24598581(WBIR) Knoxville Police have identified the three victims and one of three suspects involved in a shooting Saturday night near the University of Tennessee campus. None are UT students.

The shooting happened at a home turned into apartments on the 1500 block of Forest Avenue in the Fort Sanders area.

Police believe pedestrian committed suicide on Neyland Drive


Knoxville police believe a homeless man jumped to his death early Wednesday from the Henley Bridge.

The 44-year-old man's body was found on the ground below on Neyland Drive. At least one motorist apparently hit him.

Officers said at 6:30 a.m. they received a call about a truck possibly hitting and killing a pedestrian where James White Parkway merges onto Neyland Drive under Henley Bridge.

After further investigation, police determined that the pedestrian had committed suicide.

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UT delays classes 2 hours Thursday morning


The University of Tennessee has delayed classes two hours Thursday morning, after a storm dumped several inches of snow across East Tennessee.

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Study: Knoxville's success lies in downtown redevelopment


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KARM offers warmth, shelter to many


(WBIR - Downtown Knoxville) The Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries opened up its doors this week to the area's needy as bitter cold temperatures settled in.

KARM said Tuesday night it is working overtime to give a place to stay for anyone who might need it. Volunteers prepared well before people showed up, coming in early, staying late and even staying overnight, to ensure any extra people had a place to sleep.