Tennessee House approves bill seeking federal OK for Medicaid work requirement

Published Mar. 19 2018

The Tennessee House voted Monday night to direct the Haslam administration to seek a waiver of federal Medicaid rules to...

Effort to move President Polk's remains fails in House; underage marriage ban bill falters in Senate

Published Mar. 19 2018

The Tennessee House said no Monday to a controversial resolution that would have allowed the body of President James K....

Country music journalist Hazel Smith dies at age 83

Published Mar. 19 2018

Country music journalist, publicist and songwriter Hazel Smith has died. She was 83.

Mobile home fire kills 2 people, 1 dog in Tennessee

Published Mar. 19 2018

Authorities say a mobile home fire in Tennessee killed two people and a dog.

Judge dismisses Tennessee lawsuit over refugee resettlement

Published Mar. 19 2018

A judge has dismissed the state of Tennessee's lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program.

Former NBA player's ex-wife won't face death if convicted

Published Mar. 19 2018

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright won't face the death penalty.

El Paso $97M streetcar, restoration project nearly complete

Published Mar. 19 2018

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Nearly 5 miles of rail have been laid, and the overhead cable system is nearly...

Regional News Roundup: Tullahoma, Tenn., police officer shoots suspect

Published Mar. 19 2018

A Coffee County, Tenn., man is recovering from a gunshot wound to his arm after a Tullahoma police officer fired...

Why the legacy of Tennessee's greatest war hero may not be the Medal of Honor

Published Mar. 19 2018

Until he was old enough to buy and trade his own comic books, Gerald York thought his grandfather was just...

Who are UT's top donors? There are pluses and minuses to knowing, experts say

Published Mar. 19 2018

At the University of Alabama, the 10 largest donors to the university contributed more than $20 million in 2017.

Sen. Bob Corker discusses life after Congress

Published Mar. 18 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says he has "no idea" what he'll do once he leaves Congress in January, but...

Tennessee homicide suspect killed in police standoff

Published Mar. 16 2018

A Tennessee man suspected of killing his girlfriend has been killed in a standoff with police.

Haslam, health care providers break stalemate on opioid prescription crackdown

Published Mar. 16 2018

A weekslong legislative stalemate between Gov. Bill Haslam and health providers over the administration's proposed crackdown on narcotic painkiller prescriptions...

Tennessee Supreme Court denies AG's request for 8 executions by June 1

Published Mar. 16 2018

The state's high court denied a request from the Tennessee attorney general to schedule eight executions before June 1, when...

Police: Disgruntled worker killed nurse in Alabama hospital

Published Mar. 16 2018

A job-related dispute led to a health care worker opening fire inside a hospital in a shooting that left two...

Regional News Roundup: In Nashville, Sessions pledges to keep investing in police

Published Mar. 16 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged to a conference of police leaders that President Donald Trump's administration will continue to...

Producer: Show goes on for Broadway version of 'Mockingbird'

Published Mar. 16 2018

A Broadway production of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" is still set to open this year despite a lawsuit...

Former Pilot Flying J president threatened to drag Cleveland Browns into fight over firing

Published Mar. 16 2018

Caught hurling racially offensive insults at his boss' football team and its fans, former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood...

Man convicted of killing carnival boss executed in Alabama

Published Mar. 15 2018

A man convicted of killing the woman who hired him to work with a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago...

Proposal to arm Alabama teachers draws support, fire

Published Mar. 14 2018

A proposal to let trained teachers carry firearms in public schools drew support and criticism during a legislative public hearing...

Police: Gunman opens fire, injuring 2 at Alabama hospital, kills himself

Published Mar. 14 2018

A gunman opened fire at a Birmingham, Alabama, hospital, wounding two men before turning the gun on himself Wednesday night,...


FedEx investing $1 billion to modernize Tennessee hub

Published Mar. 14 2018

FedEx said Wednesday that it is investing more than $1 billion to modernize and expand its Tennessee hub, in a...

Black blasts House panel approval of in-state tuition for undocumented students

Published Mar. 14 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Diane Black today blasted a Tennessee House panel's approval of a bill on Tuesday that would allow...