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An Unsolved Murder in Knoxville - It was Saturday, March 31, 1951 when a call came into Knox County Sheriff Clarence Walter "Buddy" Jones. A neighbor of Fred and Mary Hankins called to say that Mary was lying in a pool of blood and needed help. The Hankins' lived in Fountain City, just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Most Haunted Town in Tennessee: Knoxville - haunted places in Knoxville.

The Murder of John Hunt Morgan - In the course of the War Between the States in Tennessee, probably no single event had a bigger effect on morale in the state or the Confederacy, as did the death of General John Hunt Morgan in Greeneville, Tennessee.

Slaying in Sequoyah Hills: Who Killed Rose Busch? - Brutal killing of jeweler's wife remains mystery after 40 years.

Zoo Man Huskey - Multiple Personalities: Crime and Defense - In Death's Acre, Dr. Bill Bass describes a gruesome series of murders into which he was called for his expertise on time since death. Just east of Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 20, 1992, a hunter came across the bruised and bound body of a decomposing woman. She was identified as Patricia Anderson, missing for a week. She was a prostitute, which led police to a brutal john, known for bringing women to this area: Thomas Dee Huskey, 32. He had once been arrested for rape but released when the woman did not show up to testify.

 
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