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Update: UT Police determine robbery report to be false

Update: UT Police determine robbery report to be false

After an investigation, UT Police determined a reported attempted robbery early Saturday morning was a false report.

The UT student who reported the robbery later told police the incident did not happen. Officials then charged him with filing a false police report. That is a Class D Felony.

"We take false reports very seriously and we will prosecute when a false
report is filed because it unnecessarily activates emergency resources
and causes undue concern for our campus community," UT Police statement.

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Student claims assault outside UT sorority

Student claims assault outside UT sorority

The UT Police Department said it is investigating a possible assault in the new Sorority Village.

A female UT student reported a man had grabbed her from behind when she was outside a sorority house around 1 a.m. Saturday morning on Ann Baker Furrow Boulevard.

Police said the victim kicked the suspect and was able to run into her sorority house but did report minor injuries.

UT fans furious over penalties

UT fans furious over penalties

UT fans are speaking out as word about the football penalties spreads across campus.

"Oh no, this again? I thought it was over with, the probation and everything," said sophomore Patrick MacCoon. "Finding out we have two more years of probation kind of hits the heart a little bit harder now, especially with all the controversy still going on with UT football I think."

Lady Vols start slow, finish strong in 101-48 win over Rice

Lady Vols start slow, finish strong in 101-48 win over Rice

The Tennessee Lady Vols used a 22-2 run late in the first half to break open a close game and went on to rout Rice, 101-48.

Meighan Simmons tossed in 22 points to lead the way for Tennessee, while freshman Bashaara Graves had 18 points and Isabelle Harrison scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds.

Former Webb star Jessica Goswitz struggled in her return home, scoring 3 points for the Owls.

Here is more on the game from the University of Tennessee:

Dooley answers fans' questions as scrutiny continues

Despite the fact embattled UT Head Football Coach Derek Dooley continues to deal with fans calling for his job, he still has his supporters here in East Tennessee.

Dooley answered questions about his team's performance Wednesday while taking calls on the radio show "Vol Calls" at Calhoun's on the River.

"I recognize the same frustrations that people are having with the ultimate results, but I'm also very proud of what this program looks like relative to what it looked like when I stopped here three years ago," Dooley said.

Parent, community input used in Knox school rezoning proposal

Parent, community input used in Knox school rezoning proposal

Knox County parents and community members learned more Tuesday night about changes that could decide where their children attend school next year.

A new elementary school in Southwest Knox County will open in August 2013 to help alleviate overcrowding in parts of the county. Knox County Schools is working to redraw zoning lines for the area impacted.

"A lot of what we heard really focuses on making sure that this is a smooth transition for kids," said Knox County Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre.

UT coaches' families endure football ups and downs

UT coaches' families endure football ups and downs

At his Monday press conference, Tennessee head football coach Dooley said Athletic Director Dave Hart told him no decision has been made yet on whether the coach will be fired or retained.  Dooley also spoke candidly about family members being bombarded with phone calls about rumors regarding his job status.

"My kids are getting banged up on their phone, the way my wife is getting banged up, everybody said I was fired," said Dooley.

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