Lee University alumnus Clark Beckham will be singing for 'Idol' title

Published May. 6 2015 @ 10:16pm

Lee University alumnus Clark Beckham advanced into the finals of "American Idol" at the end of Wednesday night's episode. Joining him in the final three were Jax Cole and Nick Fradiani. Rayvon Owen did not advance.

Updated: Crash sends one to hospital on Hwy 111 at Soddy-Daisy, Sequatchie County border

Published May. 6 2015

A car accident on Hwy 111 entrapped one person, causing serious injuries and the need to be transported to a...

LeBron's 33 lead Cavaliers past Bulls 106-91 in Game 2

Published May. 6 2015

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Honolulu police use sex assault charge against prostitutes in sting rather than prostitution; johns not charged

Published May. 6 2015

HONOLULU -- About a dozen women arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting at massage parlors won't be...

Atlanta-area sheriff charged in shooting of real estate agent

Published May. 6 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- An Atlanta-area sheriff has been charged in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model...

Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' antifreeze poisoning deaths

Published May. 6 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Missouri woman has admitted that she plotted with her mother to fatally poison her brother and...

Car accident at mile marker 348 on I-75 brings traffic to a halt in Catoosa County

Published May. 6 2015

A single-car accident at mile marker 348 on Interstate 75 in Catoosa County has brought traffic to a halt on...

Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

Published May. 6 2015

NEW YORK -- The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has...

Authorities seize meth, heroin packaged as Mexican candy

Published May. 6 2015

ATLANTA -- Federal authorities say they've seized methamphetamine and heroin that was packaged to look like Mexican candy.

Three accused of operating fictitious 3,000-year-old police department

Published May. 6 2015

LOS ANGELES -- Three people, including an aide to the California attorney general, were arrested on suspicion of operating a...

Photo: Escape to the Planet of the Vapes?

Published May. 6 2015

Yes. This business exists. In Jasper, Tenn.

Israeli prime minister completes last-minute formation of coalition government

Published May. 6 2015

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday completed the formation of a new coalition government, reaching a last-minute...

Miller Industries sales, profits rise in first quarter

Published May. 6 2015

Miller Industries Inc. boosted its first quarter sales by nearly 22 percent over last year and company officials said today...

Hospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widely

Published May. 6 2015

They weigh as little as a pound yet force some of the toughest choices in all of medicine. Extremely premature...

Al-Jazeera America ousts top executive

Published May. 6 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The Al-Jazeera America news network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday, with the little-watched network suffering...

Woman charged with running crack cocaine delivery service from truck

Published May. 6 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- With her four adult children watching, a Massachusetts woman has pleaded not guilty to running a crack...

More tickets on sale for Garth Brooks World Tour stop in Knoxville

Published May. 6 2015

More tickets for the Garth Brooks World Tour show with Trisha Yearwood at Thompson Boling Arena in Knoxville May 29,...

A look at where the 2016 presidential hopefuls stand on immigration

Published May. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- Immigration, a prominent issue as the presidential campaign begins in earnest, is a complicated, emotional and broad subject....

UTC's Jasmine Joyner and Keiana Gilbert chosen to try out for USA basketball teams

Published May. 6 2015

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball players Jasmine Joyner and Keiana Gilbert have been selected to try out for...

UT declines to release emails to newspaper

Published May. 6 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee in Knoxville has declined a newspaper's request to release emails between administrators that...