Visitors who took whitewater rafting excursions on the Ocoee River last year pumped $43.8 million into the economies of the 30 counties that surround the river, according to an economic impact study released today.
About half of Tennesseans support legal recognition of same-sex couples, an apparent shift in their views as states across the country have moved toward allowing gay marriage.
A Manchester, Tenn., automotive supplier announced today it will spend $16.8 million to expand its plant in the Coffee County Industrial Park and add 104 jobs.
The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a preliminary estimate suggests the cost of the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore could be more than $2 billion.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and East Ridge Police Department have announced they will be conducting “Sobriety Checkpoints” on May 31.
A man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said Wednesday.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Washington County authorities say a man faked a marriage certificate so he could visit a woman held in the Johnson City Detention Facility.
FOREST PARK, Ga. — Authorities say a 1-year-old girl who was in the back seat of a car when it was stolen outside a daycare center near Atlanta has been found safe.
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Showers and thunderstorms are likely after noon today. Otherwise, we'll see mostly cloudy skies with a high near 84. The low tonight will be around 62.
ROME - A judge in Italy has ordered the captain of the Costa Concordia to stand trial in the shipwreck of the cruise liner, which struck a reef off Tuscany last year, killing 32 people.
In a surprise jailhouse interview just hours after a jury began deliberating her fate, Jodi Arias spoke out Tuesday about her murder trial, her many fights with her legal team and her belief that she "deserves a second chance at freedom someday."
Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.
An arrest has been made in the murder of a Cleveland woman in Raleigh, North Carolina.
BANGOR, Maine — A 15-year-old girl found dead in woods north of Bangor knew the man charged with killing her, her best friend said, contrary to early reports that before her disappearance she’d headed outside her Glenburn home to see someone she recently met on Facebook.
WASHINGTON — Five men are under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya, wanted for questioning in the attack last year on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
TOKYO — Japan’s government is looking into re-opening official talks with North Korea to resolve questions over the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, raising concerns among allies who fear Tokyo’s focus on that issue might weaken efforts to reign in Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.
WASHINGTON — State Rep. Joe Carr announced Tuesday that veteran political strategist Chip Saltsman is joining his 4th District bid to unseat Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais.