More Americans voting early in this election

Published Sep. 30 2016 @ 12:00am

More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely beneficiary, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.

Freddie Freeman's streak over, Braves rally past Phillies 5-2

Published Sep. 29 2016

Freddie Freeman's 30-game hitting streak ended when he struck out in the eighth inning of a tie game Thursday night,...

Man awarded $140,000 for suffering in Knoxville jail with broken neck

Published Sep. 29 2016

A federal jury has ruled that Tennessee's Knox County owes a former inmate $2,000 for each of the 70 days...

Defending Tennessee 2A state football champ forfeits games amid probe

Published Sep. 29 2016

Officials say defending Tennessee Class 2A high school state football champion Trezevant is forfeiting the games it has played this...

Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law

Published Sep. 29 2016

The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for...

Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin

Published Sep. 29 2016

A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police.

Drugged driving overtakes alcohol in Tennessee road deaths

Published Sep. 29 2016

Drugged driving has overtaken drunken and distracted driving as a factor in Tennessee traffic fatalities.

Gridlock in Congress may foretell more of the same to come

Published Sep. 29 2016

A bitterly divided Congress adjourned Thursday for the election, having accomplished little more than the bare minimum, with lawmakers looking...

Standifer Gap Road bridge is closing to traffic for more than a year

Published Sep. 29 2016

Chattanooga Department of Transportation has announced the closing of the bridge over Friar's Branch on Standifer Gap Road between Hickory...

Former Republican leaders endorse Joe Smith for District 3 commission seat

Published Sep. 29 2016

Three former elected Hamilton County leaders, including former Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey, have endorsed Joe Smith, the independent...

FCC beefs up emergency cellphone alerts

Published Sep. 29 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - The federal government is beefing up emergency cellphone alerts like the one used in New York...

Hacker hijacks Channel 3 Twitter account

Published Sep. 29 2016

Like many companies, Channel 3's Twitter account was hacked Thursday.

More than 100 injured in New Jersey train crash

Published Sep. 29 2016

A New Jersey Transit spokeswoman says that more than 100 people were injured, some critically, when a commuter train plowed...

DeBord: Vols' offense 'didn't adjust anything' in second half against Florida

Published Sep. 29 2016

Mike DeBord's weekly Wednesday meetings with the media typically don't involve much talk of X's and O's or schemes.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, protestors and politics, Happy birthday Kevin Durant, now win it all

Published Sep. 29 2016

Fab five picks, SEC notes, Nebraska protestors and more.

Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclear

Published Sep. 29 2016

A commuter train barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage....

Newborn found alive in trash bin inside gas station restroom

Published Sep. 29 2016

Authorities say a newborn baby has been found alive in a trash bin inside a gas station restroom in Pennsylvania.

Student arrested for wearing gorilla mask to protest

Published Sep. 29 2016

A student at East Tennessee State University has been arrested for disrupting a Black Lives Matter event on campus wearing...

FBI joins probe of Calif. police killing of black man amid protests, anger

Published Sep. 29 2016

Just moments after an African-American man was shot and killed by El Cajon police Tuesday, his sister was captured in...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Published Sep. 29 2016

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