Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Published Jan. 30 2015 @ 3:47pm

LOS ANGELES -- Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck and fleeing the scene of the crash near Los Angeles.

'Deflategate' chocolate football charity auction nets $20,000

Published Jan. 30 2015

PITTSBURGH -- A Pennsylvania candy maker's attempt to tease the New England Patriots with a chocolate "Deflategate" football has wound...

Crash on interstate caused by trucker pulling his tooth

Published Jan. 30 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was...

Vanderbilt chancellor says school must work to end sexual assaults

Published Jan. 30 2015

NASHVILLE -- Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos has issued a statement saying the school must work harder to prevent sexual...

Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

Published Jan. 30 2015

Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of Country Music...

After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed

Published Jan. 30 2015

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after...

Most House Democrats support Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 30 2015

Most of the 26 Democrats in the Tennessee House will support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed plan to provide insurance...

Chattanooga Update: 12-year-old girl arrested in middle school stabbing

Published Jan. 30 2015

A 13-year-old boy has been stabbed at Lookout Valley Middle High School.

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016

Published Jan. 30 2015

WASHINGTON - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

UT Knoxville names Pride of the Southland Band director

Published Jan. 30 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named a new band director after the previous director was removed during...

Sales call leads to rescue of beaten Oregon woman

Published Jan. 30 2015

LEBANON, Ore. -- A lucky sales call from a Las Vegas, Nevada, company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old Oregon...

Chattanooga Symphony kicks off new year with gypsies and sax

Published Jan. 30 2015

Both Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms reinforced the mistaken idea that Gypsy music embodied true Hungarian folk music ("verbunkos") with...

AP Source: Missy Elliott to join Perry for Super Bowl half

Published Jan. 29 2015

PHOENIX -- Missy Elliott is going to "Work It" at the Super Bowl with Katy Perry.

Mercer beats Chattanooga Mocs, 75-72

Published Jan. 29 2015

MACON, Ga. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga dropped a 75-72 decision to Mercer Thursday at Hawkins Arena in...

No. 6 Tennessee Lady Vols eke out 73-72 win over No. 10 Kentucky

Published Jan. 29 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Isabelle Harrison and Cierra Burdick combined to score 25 second-half points that helped sixth-ranked Tennessee top No....

Tennessee state trooper arrests three, finds half a pound crystal methamphetamine in car in Coffee County

Published Jan. 29 2015

A Tennessee state trooper arrested three men on drug charges earlier this week after stopping their vehicle for speeding in...

Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death

Published Jan. 29 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on...

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 26

Published Jan. 29 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous...

Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

Published Jan. 29 2015

AMMAN, Jordan -- The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the...

Local leaders sign on to support Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 29 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Party grassroots leaders in communities across Tennessee have signed on to support Gov. Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan,...