10 things to know for Thursday

Published Jun. 30 2016 @ 12:43am

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

Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines

Published Jun. 30 2016

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with some hoping his maverick style will energize the...

Lookouts drop series opener in Pensacola

Published Jun. 29 2016


Martin Luther King Boulevard exit closed

Published Jun. 29 2016

The exit ramp from U.S. 27 North onto Martin Luther King Boulevard will be closed beginning tomorrow, June 30, after...

Metro Atlanta cities enact local ordinances to regulate fireworks

Published Jun. 29 2016

After the sale of fireworks was legalized in Georgia, several cities have taken advantage of the opportunity to enact their...

Judge Joe Brown can no longer practice law in Tennessee

Published Jun. 29 2016

Former television judge Joe Brown cannot practice law in Tennessee under an order from the state Supreme Court.

The story of Jesus coming to virtual reality

Published Jun. 29 2016

The story of Jesus Christ is coming to virtual reality for the first time.

Nashville Predators complete blockbuster trade with Montreal Canadians

Published Jun. 29 2016

The Nashville Predators acquired P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Shea Weber on Wednesday in a blockbuster...

Two transgender Democrats nominated in Western GOP strongholds

Published Jun. 29 2016

Democrats in some of the reddest pockets of the interior West have nominated transgender women for Congress, sending a message...

Chattanooga police charge man in Monday's drive-by shooting

Published Jun. 29 2016

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for shooting a 19-year-old man several times, according to Chattanooga police.

Wine in groceries, guns on campus among new Tennessee laws taking effect Friday

Published Jun. 29 2016

Wine will be available in Tennessee supermarkets, professors will be allowed to carry guns on public college campuses, and drivers...

Chattanooga firefighters battle two simultaneous house fires today

Published Jun. 29 2016

Two house fires broke out at the same time in Chattanooga on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department.

Hugh Hefner seeks to dismiss case filed by Cosby accuser

Published Jun. 29 2016

Hugh Hefner's attorneys have asked a federal judge to dismiss the Playboy founder from a former model's lawsuit that alleges...

CIA director: Istanbul attack bears hallmarks of IS

Published Jun. 29 2016

CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday that the attack in Istanbul has the earmarks of strikes by Islamic State militants...

Crash slows traffic on I-75 northbound near East Brainerd Road

Published Jun. 29 2016

A crash on Interstate 75 has snarled northbound traffic just south of East Brainerd Road, according to the Tennessee Department...

Hamilton County's $679 million budget has no discretionary funds for commissioners

Published Jun. 29 2016

The Hamilton County Commission did not fight for discretionary funds for individual commissioners at all during the 2017 budget process.

UPDATE: 41 dead in Istanbul airport attack; Turkey blames IS

Published Jun. 29 2016

Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of...

Renter escapes Rawlings Street house fire

Published Jun. 29 2016

A house caught fire at the 2200 block of Rawlings Street today.

Deputy charged in boy's killing asks judge to move trial

Published Jun. 29 2016

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — One of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the killing of a 6-year-old boy...

5-at-10: Pat's tributes, Braves 'interesting' few days, Tebowing, Rushmore in honor of iPhone's ninth birthday

Published Jun. 29 2016

More on Pat Summit, positive Braves things and Tim Tebow.