New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Published Apr. 23 2018

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow...

Search ongoing in Nashville area for suspect in deadly Waffle House shooting

Published Apr. 23 2018

Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting...

Four adults, two children killed in Sunday morning house fire in Alcoa, Tenn.

Published Apr. 23 2018

Four adults and two children were killed Sunday morning in a house fire that Alcoa Fire Department Chief Roger Robinson...


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Four killed in shooting at Nashville, Tenn., area Waffle House; suspect sought

Published Apr. 22 2018

Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tenn., early Sunday.

Man who snatched AR-15 from Waffle House gunman: 'It was life or death'

Published Apr. 22 2018

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were...

TBI adds suspect in deadly Waffle House shooting to Top 10 Most Wanted list

Published Apr. 22 2018

The suspect in Sunday's Waffle House shooting just outside Nashville, Tenn., has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

Published Apr. 20 2018

The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in...

Alabama inmate becomes oldest executed in U.S. modern times

Published Apr. 20 2018

An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989...

U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen's campaign chief sees 'clear path to victory'

Published Apr. 20 2018

Democrat Phil Bredesen's U.S. Senate campaign chief says in a memo that four months into the former Tennessee governor's campaign,...

Tennessee adds jobs at 1.5 times the U.S. rate

Published Apr. 19 2018

Tennessee employers added jobs at more than one and a half times the rate of the rest of the country...

Tennessee education chief asks TBI to investigate potential student test hack

Published Apr. 19 2018

State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen asked that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the state Office of Homeland Security investigate...

Tennessee bill seeking to punish adults who smoke in vehicles with children present fails

Published Apr. 18 2018

A bill allowing police to cite adult motorists who are smoking in vehicles with children present narrowly failed on the...

Tennessee Senate approves $37.5 billion state budget

Published Apr. 18 2018

The Tennessee Senate today passed its version of the state's $37.5 billion Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget, sending the legislation back...

State officials want TBI to investigate potential TNReady website hack

Published Apr. 18 2018

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the office of Homeland Security have been tapped to begin looking into Tuesday's TNReady...

Tennessee GOP gubernatorial candidates square off in debate

Published Apr. 18 2018

Republican candidates for Tennessee governor said Wednesday that Memphis did not do the right thing when it removed statues of...

Tennessee lawmakers appeal to Trump to drop plan to sell TVA transmission assets

Published Apr. 18 2018

Despite their partisan differences, the entire Tennessee congressional delegation, plus four other lawmakers in Kentucky and Alabama, united today in...

Bird strike forces Southwest jet to make emergency landing

Published Apr. 18 2018

A bird strike forced a Southwest Airlines jet to make an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee.

Judge stops teen's return to juvenile facility amid lawsuit

Published Apr. 18 2018

A temporary restraining order against Tennessee's Department of Children's Services has been issued to stop a teenager from being returned...

'It smells like death:' Alabama endures NYC 'poop train'

Published Apr. 18 2018

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench...

Regional News Roundup: No tuition increase for Georgia public colleges

Published Apr. 18 2018

Tuition rates at Georgia's public colleges will hold steady for the next academic year.

Tennessee Legislature OKs no sterilization sentences

Published Apr. 17 2018

A bipartisan bill aimed at making sure Tennessee prisoners are no longer encouraged to undergo sterilization if they want to...

Blackburn, Bredesen each report raising $1.8 million from donors, PACs in latest filing U.S. Senate filings

Published Apr. 17 2018

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn raised slightly more money from donors than former Gov. Phil Bredesen during the first three months...

Lawyers: Journalist was detained by ICE because of reporting

Published Apr. 16 2018

Lawyers for a journalist who was arrested in Tennessee and then placed in an immigration detention facility say the government...