Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

Published Jan. 20 2017 @ 10:16pm

Pledging emphatically to empower America's 'forgotten men and women,' Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

Trump freezes new regulations until his administration can review them

Published Jan. 20 2017

The White House is putting a freeze on any new regulations and halting ones that former President Barack Obama's administration...

Inauguration Day protests in Washington turn violent

Published Jan. 20 2017

Enraged bands of black-clad protesters smashed windows and clashed with riot police Friday afternoon in a rolling series of demonstrations...

Senate confirms Trump's picks for defense, homeland security

Published Jan. 20 2017

Wasting little time to fill two critical national security posts, the Republican-led Senate overwhelmingly confirmed the two retired Marine generals...

Hamilton County school board meets for strategic working session

Published Jan. 20 2017

Kendi A. Rainwater reports from the Hamilton County school board's strategic working session Friday.

Hundreds turn out in Nashville to protest Donald Trump

Published Jan. 20 2017

Protests, silent and loud, took place Friday across Nashville as President Donald Trump spoke for the first time to the...

AutoZone to hire 12,000 employees by April

Published Jan. 20 2017

AutoZone, Inc,., the Memphis-based automotive retail chain that operates more than 5,300 stores across the country, announced today that it...

Tennessee Board of Regents meets next week to start search for new Chattanooga State president

Published Jan. 20 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in a special conference-call session Friday, Jan. 27, to develop search criteria for...

UT announces search firm and committee for athletics director search

Published Jan. 20 2017

UT has chosen a search firm and formed a search committee to help its athletics director search.

Five Georgia men charged in Andrews, N.C., home invasion

Published Jan. 20 2017

Five Georgia men were charged today in Cherokee County, N.C., in connection with a home invasion Thursday night in the...

Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inauguration [videos]

Published Jan. 20 2017

Police deployed pepper spray in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against...

Watson among 103 to give up eligibility to enter NFL draft

Published Jan. 20 2017

For the second straight year, more than 100 players are giving up college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.


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Prosecutor: Extradition of El Chapo is milestone for justice

Published Jan. 20 2017

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin 'El Chapo'...

Vols officially promote Larry Scott to OC, add Mike Canales as QB coach

Published Jan. 20 2017

Tennessee announced the expected changes to its offensive coaching staff.

Man sentenced for beating, robbing elderly women

Published Jan. 20 2017

A 20-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison this week for beating and robbing two elderly women in...

Trump is sworn in as president, a divisive, singular figure promising to lift up 'the forgotten' [videos]

Published Jan. 20 2017

Donald John Trump swore the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States.

Mars investigating spilled Skittles headed for cattle feed

Published Jan. 20 2017

A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't...

Black Friday shooter pleads guilty to all charges

Published Jan. 20 2017

The juvenile arrested and charged in the Black Friday shooting at Hamilton Place Mall plead guilty to all charges in...

Three Alabama men charged in state, federal probe

Published Jan. 20 2017

Three Ellisville, Ala., men were arrested Thursday on federal indictments and state warrants charging them in connection with a joint...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with All-Star outrage, NFL picks, Georgia Dome memories, SNL picks and Blackburn/Fulmer combo

Published Jan. 20 2017

A look at a great week of sports with excellent moments.