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 who Dalton police dragged from car faces many charges

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...

Truck carrying drugs smuggled from Mexico stopped in Whitfield County

Published Jan. 26 2015

A truck believed to be smuggling various prescription medications, non-prescription medications, and scheduled drugs from Mexico was stopped in Whitfield...

UPDATE: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Georgia couple

Published Jan. 26 2015

ATLANTA -- The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming...

Best photos of the day: Texas bikers, Paris fashion show and Northeast blizzard

Published Jan. 26 2015

A collection AP photos.

Dead woman found on S. Highland Park Avenue, identity unknown

Published Jan. 26 2015

Police discovered a dead woman at 2106 S. Highland Park Ave., but they don't know who she is or how...

Jumoke Johnson, labeled one of Chattanooga's "most dangerous" by prosecutors, sentenced

Published Jan. 26 2015

Jumoke Johnson, labeled by prosecutors as the most dangerous person ever sentenced in U.S. Eastern District Court, received a 65-month...

Chattanooga Update: Husband and wife found killed in home

Published Jan. 26 2015

A husband and wife have been found dead in their North Georgia home.