Sales call leads to rescue of beaten Oregon woman

Published Jan. 30 2015 @ 1:36am

LEBANON, Ore. -- A lucky sales call from a Las Vegas, Nevada, company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old Oregon woman who was being beaten and strangled, a sheriff says.

Chattanooga Symphony kicks off new year with gypsies and sax

Published Jan. 30 2015

Both Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms reinforced the mistaken idea that Gypsy music embodied true Hungarian folk music ("verbunkos") with...

AP Source: Missy Elliott to join Perry for Super Bowl half

Published Jan. 29 2015

PHOENIX -- Missy Elliott is going to "Work It" at the Super Bowl with Katy Perry.

Mercer beats Chattanooga Mocs, 75-72

Published Jan. 29 2015

MACON, Ga. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga dropped a 75-72 decision to Mercer Thursday at Hawkins Arena in...

No. 6 Tennessee Lady Vols eke out 73-72 win over No. 10 Kentucky

Published Jan. 29 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Isabelle Harrison and Cierra Burdick combined to score 25 second-half points that helped sixth-ranked Tennessee top No....

Tennessee state trooper arrests three, finds half a pound crystal methamphetamine in car in Coffee County

Published Jan. 29 2015

A Tennessee state trooper arrested three men on drug charges earlier this week after stopping their vehicle for speeding in...

Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death

Published Jan. 29 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on...

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26

Published Jan. 29 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous...

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

Published Jan. 29 2015

AMMAN, Jordan -- The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the...

Local leaders sign on to support Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 29 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Party grassroots leaders in communities across Tennessee have signed on to support Gov. Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan,...

Haslam finds state Senate sponsor for Insure Tennessee plan

Published Jan. 29 2015

MURFREESBORO -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has now found a Senate sponsor for his Insure Tennessee plan after Republican...

Serena aims for 19th major in Aussie final vs Sharapova

Published Jan. 29 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - It wasn't until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a...

Republican-controlled Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

Published Jan. 29 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a...

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

Published Jan. 29 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice on his...

Today's best photos: Romanian ice church, Paris fashion and aftermath of Mideast violence

Published Jan. 29 2015

A collection of AP photos.

FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

Published Jan. 29 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold...

Gunman who stormed Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

Published Jan. 29 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A gunman who stormed into the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime Thursday...

Chattanooga jobless rate unchanged in December

Published Jan. 29 2015

Unemployment in the Chattanooga area remained unchanged last month at 5.9 percent, five-tenths of a percentage point above the comparable...

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead

Published Jan. 29 2015

MEXICO CITY -- A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday,...

Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse

Published Jan. 29 2015

LOS ANGELES -- The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who...