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From the witness stand, Kim Bowman choked back a sob.

A single-car crash on state Highway 108 in Marion County early Sunday claimed the lives of two Grundy County residents.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- The South Pittsburg police department could get a free drug dog and officer training if city leaders approve the deal this week.

A Chattanooga regulatory board reversed its previous decision when city officials pressured the board to pass more stringent requirements to stop raw sewage from flowing into the Tennessee River when it rains.

NASHVILLE -- Democrat Gordon Ball says a new poll he commissioned shows Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander ahead but with just 45 percent of the vote compared to 32 percent for Ball.

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann's campaign had until Monday to answer questions the Federal Election Commission raised over the congressman's July quarterly report, and a spokesman said late Monday all issues were addressed.

The 8-week-old kitten that someone severely burned recently in Cleveland, Tenn., died Sunday, according to veterinarian Todd Dolen.

An attorney for House Speaker Mike Hubbard says the powerful politician has been arrested on felony charges accusing him of several ethics violations.

Almost every day, passengers in Chattanooga attempt to board a plane with contraband ranging from pocketknives to inert grenades stuffed into their pockets, luggage and person.

Air gunner in the U.S. Army. Experienced janitor. Been to culinary school. These titles and training weren't enough to land a local Gulf War veteran a job after he returned home.

Jamie Wright and Valerie Burke spend more than 40 hours each week directing patients to appointments, delivering flowers, transporting patients in wheelchairs — and they do it all for free.

Hamilton County officials last week voted to clarify a policy that pays full health benefits for some retired county employees. But one commissioner said that policy needs to be examined, and possibly ditched.By Louie Brogdon

There is no Ben & Jerry's in jail. No Netflix, no recliners.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a ramshackle campaign headquarters just off the town square here, Democrat Lenda Sherrell last week was firing up the troops in her bid to unseat the most controversial congressman in modern Tennessee history.

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