As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

Published Jul. 6 2015 @ 10:30pm

WASHINGTON -- Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.

Iran now pushes for an end to arms embargo in nuclear deal

Published Jul. 6 2015

VIENNA -- As negotiators braced for yet another possible extension of nuclear talks, Iran demanded on Monday that any deal...

Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability

Published Jul. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being...

Hamilton County deputies involved in car chase

Published Jul. 6 2015

Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle tonight around 8:11 p.m. for a registration violation...

More Alabama counties issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Published Jul. 6 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Additional Alabama counties on Monday said they were now willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples,...

Caitlyn Jenner to write weekly editorials on LGBT issues

Published Jul. 6 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and...

The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

Published Jul. 6 2015

DENVER (AP) - Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.

Georgia man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson

Published Jul. 6 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.

5 tornadoes confirmed in Middle Tennessee

Published Jul. 6 2015

NASHVILLE -- The National Weather Service says it has confirmed five tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee during storms last...

Donald Trump isn't backing away from immigrant comments

Published Jul. 6 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stood firm Monday on his description of Mexican immigrants as criminals.

Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies

Published Jul. 6 2015

NEW YORK -- Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced...

South Carolina Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds

Published Jul. 6 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the...

Man arrested in Alabama park on drug charges

Published Jul. 6 2015

Officers from the Stevenson, Ala., Police Department received a complaint of possible drug activity Saturday at the Stevenson City Park.

Alabama man shoots his brother in domestic dispute

Published Jul. 6 2015

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to Highlands Hospital in Scottsboro, Ala., on Saturday after a shooting victim arrived at...

Bill Cosby admitted he got drugs to give to women he wanted to have sex with

Published Jul. 6 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women...

CapitalMark bank merger approved by regulators

Published Jul. 6 2015

Pinnacle, one of the fastest growing independent banks in Tennessee, gained the OK of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions...

Hunter Museum opens cafe operated by deli owner Mindy Benton

Published Jul. 6 2015

The Hunter Museum Cafe by Mindy B's is now open, located next to the museum's 24-hour terrace with views of...

Five arrested in Jackson County drug seizure

Published Jul. 6 2015

Jackson County Sheriff officers seized a variety of drugs in a recent raid on a Scottsboro, Alabama home, including more...

Spacecraft closing in on Pluto hits speed bump, but recovers

Published Jul. 6 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on track to sweep past Pluto next week despite hitting...

Eleven attorneys apply for shot at Hamilton County criminal judgeship

Published Jul. 6 2015

This is the second round of applications for the position, after Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam asked for more choices earlier...