Today's best photos: Northeast blizzard, Australian Open and Auschwitz remembrance ceremony

Published Jan. 27 2015

A collection of AP photos.

Police identify dead woman found on S. Highland Park Avenue.

Published Jan. 27 2015

Chattanooga Police have identified the body of the white woman found at 2106 S. Highland Park Avenue, as Simone A....

East Ridge home broken into while victim slept, police say

Published Jan. 27 2015

A 26-year-old Chattanooga man has been charged with aggravated burglary after police say he broke into two homes in East...

Second area teacher charged with having sex with student

Published Jan. 27 2015

A Scottsboro City Schools teacher in Jackson County, Ala., has been arrested for having sexual relations with a student over...

Chattanooga Update: Woman's dead body found

Published Jan. 27 2015

Police are investigating after a white woman was found dead in Chattanooga.

Ex-Chattanooga cop convicted of shaking down Hispanics gets top job in Knoxville

Published Jan. 27 2015

KNOXVILLE — A former Chattanooga police officer convicted of shaking down Hispanic motorists and taking their money is Knoxville Area...

Gov. Haslam takes Insure Tennessee pitch on the road

Published Jan. 27 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam spent Monday pitching his Insure Tennessee proposal to Knoxville-area legislators even as a staunch...

Richard Bennett misdemeanor trial on marijuana charge delayed

Published Jan. 27 2015

The misdemeanor trial for Richard Bennett, who before his arrest had been tapped to lead the social services arm of...

Thousands apply to get on Chattanooga Housing Authority voucher waiting list

Published Jan. 27 2015

The Chattanooga Housing Authority opened its Housing Choice voucher program waiting list for the first time in four years on...

Report: Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama among states with greatest percentage of low-income students

Published Jan. 27 2015

For the first time, more than half of U.S. public school students -- 51 percent -- are eligible for free...

Gang leader Jumoke Johnson went to college, now he's headed to prison

Published Jan. 27 2015

Jumoke Johnson Jr., the reputed young gang kingpin who went to college but wound up back on the streets, is...

Man serving 15 years for seven shotgun shells seeks high court review of case

Published Jan. 27 2015

The fight to exonerate Edward Young has reached its next phase.

Steak knife slaying case to go before Sequatchie grand jury

Published Jan. 27 2015

Charges against the man accused in the October steak knife slaying of a 24-year-old Dunlap woman were bound over last...

Friend testifies Chance Loftis confessed to beating man to death

Published Jan. 27 2015

In tearful testimony from the witness stand Monday, Jennifer Bales recalled what Chance Loftis told her the day after Donald...

Cleveland's Life Bridges gets $200,000 grant to help people with intellectual disabilities

Published Jan. 27 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Life Bridges Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities, has received more than...

Man charged with aggravated assault on police officer

Published Jan. 27 2015

After the collection of police officers and state troopers caught up to him, demanded he get out of the car,...

Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage

Published Jan. 27 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban...

Colleges meet in Nashville in effort to fight sex assaults

Published Jan. 27 2015

NASHVILLE -- A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76...

Parole board holds clemency hearing for man set to die in Georgia

Published Jan. 27 2015

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles heard from supporters of a death row inmate scheduled to die...

Alabama senator drops plan for permanent daylight saving time

Published Jan. 26 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- An Alabama legislator's proposal to put the state on permanent daylight saving time has stalled like a...

Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

Published Jan. 26 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with...

Area school closings, delays and weather alerts

Published Jan. 26 2015

Bledsoe, Grundy, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie County schools will be closed Tuesday because of adverse weather conditions.

Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Published Jan. 26 2015

NASHVILLE -- The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors...