NASHVILLE — A bill overhauling Erlanger Health System’s board and removing Chattanooga city government’s long-held seats on the panel is on its way to Gov. Bill Haslam.
The Chattanooga Transportation Department has reported two street closings this weekend to accommodate special events.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state fire marshal's office has taken over the investigation of a fatal blaze at a rental cabin in Sevierville.
Frozen Yogurt will soon be around the corner for neighbors of Ooltewah's Cambridge Square development.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Three Douglas County High School students are facing possible disciplinary action after school officials say they took turns releasing pepper spray from a can inside the school.
BURNS, Tenn. (AP) — Owners of the New Life Lodge drug and alcohol treatment facility in Burns have agreed to pay $9.25 million to settle allegations of TennCare fraud.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman?
PARIS (AP) — A Tommy Lee Jones western and a David Cronenberg expose on Hollywood are among the 18 films vying for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula before its annexation by Moscow were Russian soldiers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a plant in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.