Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

Published May. 23 2018 @ 12:00am

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott convened the first in a series of discussions on school safety Tuesday, declaring in response to last week's shooting near Houston, "We all want guns out of the hands of people who would try to murder our children."

Snitch: FBI's use of informants as old as the agency itself

Published May. 23 2018

Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as much a part of the FBI's 110...

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

Published May. 23 2018

North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning...

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Published May. 23 2018

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have...

Dade County voters reject higher sales tax

Published May. 22 2018

Voters in Dade County again rejected a 1 percent sales tax increase that had been earmarked for roads, bridges and...

Harden scores 30, Rockets even series at 2 games apiece

Published May. 22 2018

James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen...

Albies goes deep, McCarthy and Braves beat Phillies 3-1

Published May. 22 2018

Ozzie Albies hit his 14th homer, Brandon McCarthy tossed 5 2/3 sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia...

Republicans select nominees for local races in Dade County [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Republican voters picked their candidates in a handful of county elections that were on the ballot in Dade County on...

Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

Published May. 22 2018

Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the...

Cagle, Kemp face runoff for Georgia's GOP governor primary

Published May. 22 2018

In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected the state's first woman nominee from either party, but no Republican candidate could gather...

Stacey Abrams wins Democratic primary in Georgia gubernatorial race

Published May. 22 2018

Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from...

LIVE: Area athletes compete in Spring Fling [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

The annual Spring Fling got underway today with multiple Chattanooga-area athletes and teams competing. We will have continual updates from...

TBI to investigate Bradley County SWAT raid on wrong house

Published May. 22 2018

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been asked to look into an incident where a Bradley County SWAT team burst...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Published May. 22 2018

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to head to the polls...

Chuck Harris apparently unseats incumbent Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Challenger Chuck Harris won the Catoosa County Commission District 2 race by eight votes, possibly unseating longtime incumbent Bobby Winters,...

Colton Moore unseats state Rep. John Deffenbaugh in Georgia House race [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Carried by his hometown, 24-year-old Colton Moore will join the Georgia Legislature, according to unofficial election results.

Records advocates sue over sealed documents in opioid suit

Published May. 22 2018

The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government and the Knoxville News Sentinel are asking a judge to give the public access...

Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

Published May. 22 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg's "digital...

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Published May. 22 2018

Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances.

Butch Jones ripped by anonymous opposing coach in Lindy's magazine

Published May. 22 2018

One coach who faced Tennessee during Butch Jones' time as the Volunteers' football coach thinks Jones did a "complete horse...