Defense attorneys move to dismiss Cortez Sims from RICO case

Published May. 24 2018

Cortez Sims may have shot and killed a 14-year-old boy during a gang feud in 2014, but unless prosecutors can...

With change still possible, 8 votes apparently decided Catoosa County commission race

Published May. 24 2018

The midday sun beating, Chuck Harris sat in an oval swath of grass 150 feet from the Boynton voting precinct...

Ten magistrate hopefuls make their pitches to Hamilton County Commission

Published May. 24 2018

Ten candidates for two judicial commissioner positions made their pitches Wednesday to Hamilton County commissioners.


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Trump appears to raise new doubts about U.S.-China trade deal

Published May. 24 2018

President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday on the prospects for talks that are designed to head off a trade war...

Keyless cars are convenient, but can lead to a deadly error

Published May. 24 2018

It seems like a common convenience in a digital age: a car that can be powered on and off with...

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged Veterans Affairs health system

Published May. 24 2018

Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled...

Former Pilot Flying J president wants last-minute change at defense table in fraud case

Published May. 24 2018

With the clock ticking on his fate in a scheme to rip off trucking companies, former Pilot Flying J President...

Super PAC launches TV ad attack on Black over immigration, border wall votes

Published May. 23 2018

A Tennessee-based Super PAC is targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Diane Black in its first television ad buy, attacking the congresswoman...

State teachers' PAC endorses Republican Harwell, Democrat Fitzhugh in gubernatorial primaries

Published May. 23 2018

A political action committee associated with Tennessee's largest teachers organization has endorsed Republican state House Speaker Beth Harwell and House...

New Bredesen ad touts economic successes as governor

Published May. 23 2018

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen hits the air Thursday with a new TV spot highlighting the former Tennessee governor's...

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

Published May. 23 2018

President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a...

After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

Published May. 23 2018

In the aftermath of recent school shootings, a familiar pattern has played out in the debate over guns.


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AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

Published May. 23 2018

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that...

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

Published May. 23 2018

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter...

Primary Roundup: Big night for women as 4 states vote

Published May. 23 2018

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on...

Trump, Moon try to keep North Korea summit on track amid doubts

Published May. 23 2018

President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea...

Snitch: FBI's use of informants as old as the agency itself

Published May. 23 2018

Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as much a part of the FBI's 110...

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

Published May. 23 2018

North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning...

Tennessee public records law doesn't ensure affordability, audit finds

Published May. 23 2018

The Tennessee Public Records Act is adamant that public records should be available.

Chattanooga City Council looks for metrics in budget talks

Published May. 23 2018

Chattanooga City Council members on their first day of budget presentations for the upcoming year made it clear they're interested...

Safekeeping law: Tennessee can no longer house juveniles in adult prisons

Published May. 23 2018

Regenia Bowman never thought anything would happen when she talked about spending 189 days in solitary confinement.

Tennessee Supreme Court upholds cutting $150 million in mall flood coverage

Published May. 23 2018

In a blow to the owner of Opry Mills Mall, the Tennessee Supreme Court has let stand a lower court's...

Dade County voters reject higher sales tax [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Voters in Dade County again rejected a 1 percent sales tax increase that had been earmarked for roads, bridges and...