Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

Published Jul. 22 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with...

Reward tops $100K: Where did it come from and who gets it?

Published Jul. 22 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the...

UAW, Nissan pressing high-stakes campaign for worker votes

Published Jul. 21 2017

CANTON, Miss. (AP) - The United Auto Workers faces a strong anti-union campaign from Nissan Motor Co. as it tries...

Jobless rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states

Published Jul. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record...

Ride companies sued after girls fall from Ferris wheel

Published Jul. 20 2017

A family whose daughters were injured when they fell from a Ferris wheel at a Tennessee county fair has filed...

Tennessee's annual tax-free weekend is July 28-30

Published Jul. 19 2017

Tennessee's annual tax-free weekend will be July 28-30.

Life prison sentence for man in 4-state robbery hostage case

Published Jul. 19 2017

A federal judge in Knoxville has sentenced a Pennsylvania man to life in prison for a multistate bank robbery-kidnapping spree.

Health plan failure brings dread for Obamacare beneficiaries

Published Jul. 19 2017

One American was able to afford her toddler's latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college...

Bodyguard's gun linked to shooting at rapper's Arkansas show

Published Jul. 18 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A bodyguard has been charged with illegally providing a firearm to the rapper who was...

Congressman wants answers on toxins at TVA coal-fired plant

Published Jul. 17 2017

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen is pressing the Tennessee Valley Authority and state regulators for more information about the discovery of...

Congressman wants answers on toxins at TVA coal-fired plant

Published Jul. 17 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen is pressing the Tennessee Valley Authority and state regulators for more information...

Lawsuits: TN hospitals engage in illegal billing practices

Published Jul. 17 2017

Two lawsuits seeking class-action status allege several Tennessee hospitals routinely overcharge patients through illegal billing practices.


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Vice President Mike Pence to headline Tennessee GOP fundraiser

Published Jul. 16 2017

The Tennessee Republican Party says Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaking for its annual fundraiser next month.

House Speaker Beth Harwell running for Tennessee governor

Published Jul. 16 2017

Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell says she is running for Tennessee governor.

At 111, oldest WWII veteran visits Memphis for documentary

Published Jul. 15 2017

Despite the swelling crowd that milled about, silence descended on the baggage claim area of Memphis International Airport this past...

Legal experts: Tennessee's 'stand your ground' isn't simple

Published Jul. 15 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - It's a sunny Saturday morning in Bellevue as 10 women register for the required class that...

Toxins in water under Tennessee power plant causing alarm

Published Jul. 14 2017

Memphis residents are as proud of their sweet-tasting water as their barbecue and blues. The water — drawn from the...

Toxins in water under Tennessee power plant causing alarm

Published Jul. 14 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis residents are as proud of their sweet-tasting water as their barbecue and blues. The water...

Statue of 'Scopes monkey trial' evolution backer unveiled

Published Jul. 14 2017

DAYTON, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee town known for the famed 1925 "Scopes monkey trial" saw no protesters Friday as...

Nashville adopts paid family leave for city workers

Published Jul. 14 2017

Nashville officials have adopted a paid family leave plan for its city workers.

'Scopes monkey trial' town erects evolution figure's statue

Published Jul. 13 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The famed "Scopes monkey trial" pitted two of the nation's foremost celebrity lawyers against one another,...

New U.S. 321 bridge opens at Fort Loudon Dam

Published Jul. 13 2017

Workers have shifted traffic from the U.S. Highway 321 bridge on Fort Loudoun Dam onto a new, four-lane bridge 2,000...

Chattanooga, other Tennessee cities adjust to law letting guns in buses, hubs

Published Jul. 12 2017

The four biggest cities in Tennessee are now letting guns on their buses due to a new state law, but...