Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

Published Jan. 17 2017 @ 3:09pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) - It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies - the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group - are coming together to tackle it.

Tennessee scientists urge Corker, Alexander to oppose Trump's EPA pick

Published Jan. 17 2017

Four locals, including two college professors, are among a group of 56 Tennessee scientists urging lawmakers to oppose President-elect Donald...

Autopsy results in Marion officer-involved shooting still weeks away

Published Jan. 17 2017

Investigators say it could take several weeks before an autopsy reveals how a Whiteside, Tenn., man died during a Dec....

TN's Ogles Launches State-Wide 'Reform America' Tour

Published Jan. 17 2017

The head of a statewide conservative group who criticized Gov. Bill Haslam's first foray into new transportation funding in 2015...

Postal worker who hid piles of mail in home gets probation

Published Jan. 17 2017

A former Tennessee postal worker who kept nearly 2,700 pieces of undelivered mail inside her home won't have to spend...

Local students place in state essay contest

Published Jan. 17 2017

A pair of students in the Chattanooga region placed in the Tennessee Secretary of State's 2016 Civics Essay Contest on...

Haslam to unveil 'economic growth' plan Wednesday

Published Jan. 17 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam will unveil the 'first piece' of his legislative agenda on Wednesday.

Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in Georgia

Published Jan. 17 2017

Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just...

Man dies in shootout with Georgia deputies

Published Jan. 17 2017

State authorities are investigating after a man died in a shootout with deputies in Georgia.

Manhunt ensues for missing hunter, only for him to be found in jail

Published Jan. 17 2017

Searchers spent time looking for a missing hunter in north Alabama until officers realized he was actually in jail.

5-at-10: Fulmer and the UT AD search, Warriors romp Cavs, Draft defectors, Rushmore of Mobsters

Published Jan. 17 2017

Phillip Fulmer coming on strong, the Warriors rout of the Cavs and more.

'Momentous changes' push back release for Ivanka Trump book

Published Jan. 17 2017

Citing "momentous changes" in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back...

Hip-hop podcast host charged in fatal NYC concert shooting

Published Jan. 17 2017

A hip-hop podcast host has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a popular New York City concert venue...

Board to review historic sites for national register

Published Jan. 17 2017

A state board has scheduled a meeting to review proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Growing list of Democrats boycotting Trump inauguration

Published Jan. 17 2017

More than 30 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a...

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, divisions and hope in the era of Trump

Published Jan. 17 2017

Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klansman says he...

Interior nominee Zinke to be quizzed on public lands, coal

Published Jan. 17 2017

Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke says he would never sell, give away or transfer public lands, a crucial stance in his...

Istanbul gunman captured after more than two weeks on run

Published Jan. 17 2017

Turkish authorities captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday...

Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get half

Published Jan. 17 2017

'Money Don't Matter 2 Night,' Prince once sang. But his money matters a lot to the IRS, and the case...

Taiwan ex-premier heading delegation to Trump inauguration

Published Jan. 17 2017

A former Taiwanese premier will represent the island at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, highlighting the island's unusually high profile during...