As Haslam gas tax bill clears another committee, sponsor says 'heavy lifting done'

Published Mar. 28 2017 @ 11:25am

Proponents of Gov. Bill Haslam's transportation plan jammed the revised legislation and its fuel tax increases through a House panel with minimum debate today and the bill's sponsor now says he sees a clearer path to the chamber's floor.

Search resumes this morning on Signal Mountain for man missing since early Monday

Published Mar. 28 2017

Detectives have been assigned to the search for a man who went missing early Monday in a remote area of...

Suspect leads HCSO on chase, crashes into vehicle for sale in car lot

Published Mar. 28 2017

A short pursuit by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office ended with the suspect crashing his vehicle into a car for...


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5-at-10: Laettner's all-time moment turns 25, SEC tempers flair and faux sportsmanship, Cleveland hurting, True or false Tuesday

Published Mar. 28 2017

'The shot', the Cavs struggles and sportsmanship.

Crash on I-75 southbound holds up traffic

Published Mar. 28 2017

A crash on Interstate 75 southbound in Hamilton County is stalling traffic.

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

Published Mar. 28 2017

The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion worth...

Disabled vehicle stalling traffic on Highway 153

Published Mar. 28 2017

A disabled vehicle on Highway 153 southbound is holding up traffic.

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

Published Mar. 28 2017

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a...

GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

Published Mar. 28 2017

Still reeling from last week's House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain...

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Published Mar. 28 2017

Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald...

Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast

Published Mar. 28 2017

A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power...

Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

Published Mar. 28 2017

Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead...


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Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed three in California

Published Mar. 28 2017

Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing...

Alabama Boys & Girls Club president arrested on child porn charges

Published Mar. 28 2017

The president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama has been charged with possession of child...

Khristy Wilkinson to head Hamilton County Democrats amid 'complete rout' of established leaders

Published Mar. 27 2017

The Hamilton County Democratic Party has elected Khristy Wilkinson to serve as its new chairwoman.

No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

Published Mar. 27 2017

Kaela Davis scored 23 points and A'ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida...

Bird flu discovered at Northwest Georgia poultry breeding operation

Published Mar. 27 2017

Stepped up monitoring is underway after a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation in Chattooga County, Ga.,...

Ten things to know for Tuesday, March 28

Published Mar. 27 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday, March 28:

UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four

Published Mar. 27 2017

Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a...

Bradley County detectives seek public's help in identifying burglary suspect

Published Mar. 27 2017

Bradley County detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying a vehicle burglary suspect.