Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis

Published Sep. 18 2016

The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions...

Feds order Colonial Pipeline to repair leaking fuel line, protect environment

Published Sep. 18 2016

Fuel supplies in at least five states are threatened by a gasoline pipeline spill in Alabama, and the U.S. Department...

Tennessee politicians got $1.6 million from opioid industry in 10 years

Published Sep. 18 2016

Tennessee politicians received more than $1.6 million in campaign contributions over the past decade from pharmaceutical companies and other members...


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Georgia superintendents hope new federal education law more flexible

Published Sep. 18 2016

Georgia superintendents are welcoming the nation's new federal education law, saying it will benefit students and teachers and offers opportunity...

Higher concrete, steel prices driving up cost for UTC and other state building projects

Published Sep. 18 2016

Rising prices for items such as concrete, steel and labor are helping drive up costs of some state building projects,...

Call-out policy questioned in South Pittsburg

Published Sep. 18 2016

When an emergency happens that creates problems along city streets, no one is designated in South Pittsburg to answer the...

Former Bradley County, UTC star wrestler shot dead in Whitwell fight

Published Sep. 17 2016

A former star Bradley County and UTC wrestler was shot to death Friday during a fight in Marion County.

Man shot and killed in Whitwell Friday night

Published Sep. 17 2016

At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, agents with the TBI are investigating a shooting death in...

National Anthem uproar met with peaceful night

Published Sep. 17 2016

Friday night football started as it usually does in Jasper, Tenn., with a drum line, cheesy nachos and stands full...

U.S. Forest Service admits damaging recently-preserved section of Trail of Tears [photos]

Published Sep. 17 2016

A section of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in the Cherokee National Forest preserved just two years ago...

Three-day ride takes 100-plus cyclists south from Finley Stadium on new bike route [photos]

Published Sep. 17 2016

More than 100 bicyclists left from Finley Stadium with a police escort Friday morning for a three-day, southbound ride along...

Darrin Ledford announces City Council District 4 election bid

Published Sep. 17 2016

Darrin Ledford, owner of a printing and graphic design company, has announced he will seek the Chattanooga City Council District...

Jasper enters agreement with Marion Co. sheriff's office for inmate work program

Published Sep. 17 2016

After a recent review by the Tennessee Municipal League, Jasper's insurance carrier, it was determined that the town must establish...

Gov. Haslam declares state of emergency to ensure fuel supply after Colonial Pipeline leak

Published Sep. 16 2016

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam declared a state of emergency to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply in the state after the Colonial...

Murfreesboro man charged in assassination plot against two members of Congress

Published Sep. 16 2016

Capitol Police and FBI agents arrested a Tennessee man Friday for threatening to kill Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and Rep....

Bradley County teacher resigns over 'improper communication' with student

Published Sep. 16 2016

The Walker Valley High School teacher investigated over allegations of improper communications with a student has resigned, according to Bradley...

Alabama, Georgia governors trying to prevent gas shortages after massive pipeline spill

Published Sep. 16 2016

The governors of Alabama and Georgia are lifting restrictions on the number of hours that truck drivers delivering fuel can...

Woman sues firm that runs Silverdale for saying she didn't serve time, locking her up again

Published Sep. 16 2016

A 46-year-old woman says she was unjustly locked in jail for two weeks because of a paperwork glitch at Silverdale...

Housing authority names new in-house counsel

Published Sep. 16 2016

The Chattanooga Housing Authority has named Ijeomma Ike as its new in-house counsel.

Cleveland police ask public's help in finding theft suspect

Published Sep. 16 2016

The public is being asked to help find a man suspected of multiple thefts at Homestead Tractor on APD 40...

Man sues director of Family Justice Center, city over 2015 hit-and-run

Published Sep. 16 2016

A Franklin County, Tenn., man says he wants $35,000 from a city employee who crashed into his motorcycle last September...

Tennessee judge increases charge to murder in Maryville police officer's slaying

Published Sep. 16 2016

The charge against a man accused of killing a police officer in eastern Tennessee has been increased to first-degree murder.

Chattanooga man charged with vehicular homicide in fatal May crash

Published Sep. 16 2016

A 33-year-old Chattanooga man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a May crash that killed a 60-year-old motorcyclist.