NASHVILLE — The number of Tennesseans singing up for coverage under the federal health insurance exchange reached nearly 78,000 through February.
Opponents of the United Auto Workers will be able to make their arguments against the union when a hearing officer considers a request by the UAW for another election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.
A jury found no fault Tuesday on the part of two McMinn County Sheriff’s deputies in an alleged 2010 beating that left an elderly man with a broken leg.
Chattanooga City Council unanimously approved tax breaks for the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. set to build a new distribution center at the former Olan Mills site.
Bradley County, Tenn., first responders treated a critically injured 25-year-old woman before she was flown to Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga Wednesday afternoon after a two-car wreck on Interstate 75.
POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — Several fire crews are battling a blaze on Kimsey Mountain in Polk County. The call came in around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
KNOXVILLE — After a two-day respite from Haslam Field, Tennessee's football team was back at practice on Tuesday afternoon.
A small aircraft likely on its way to McMinnville, Tenn., for repairs made a forced landing in a Marion County field on Tuesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Federal regulators have lifted the consent order for FSG Bank in Chattanooga, removing the extra regulatory oversight and limits on Chattanooga's biggest independent bank.
CENTER STAR, Ala. (AP) — Services at a church in northern Alabama have temporarily been relocated after a flatbed truck crashed through one of its walls.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A coalition of close to 200 workers rallied on the steps of the state Capitol today to speak out on issues ranging from increasing Tennessee's minimum wage to supporting public schools.
Gerald Perritt, formerly a senior vice presdient of contract logistics for UTi Worldwide, is the new president and CEO of Kenco Logistics.
The City of Chattanooga will soon be the owner of the 36-acre former Harriet Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga.
NASHVILLE -- A bill aimed at reducing crossover voting in Tennessee primary elections failed by voice vote in the state House Local Government Committee today.
Bi-Lo is holding a job fair to accept applications and conduct on-site interviews for part-time positions needed at 16 stores in the greater Chattanooga area.
NASHVILLE -- Sen. Todd Gardenhire's bill granting in-state college tuition rates to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants cleared a key hurdle today.
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The father of an airman shot by an Opelika police officer says his son suffered serious injuries to his stomach and colon and may never fully recover from his injuries.
A Georgia Senate Committee has narrowly approved a bill requiring food stamp recipients who are suspected of drug abuse to submit to drug testing.
NASHVILLE — An effort to conceal the names of Tennessee Lottery winners failed today on a 4-2 vote in the Senate State and Local Government Committee after a lottery official and open-government advocates warned it would undermine players' trust in the games.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says more Alabamians are filing their tax returns electronically.
SOMERVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A sheriff in northern Alabama says two young boys found face-down in a swimming pool could have been in the water anywhere from one minute up to 30 minutes.
Victim's information released in Kanku's homicide
The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office has released information about the victim in Sunday night's convenience store murder.
ATLANTA (AP) — State transportation officials are studying plans to widening a highway across Atlanta's far northern suburbs. They're also considering construction of a new highway to the north or south of State Route 20.
As teams start to make moves in the open waters of NFL free agency, there are two trends we need to explore.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed to stop six Memphis suburbs from starting their own public school systems.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Legislation that would allow a student to express a religious belief in a school assignment has passed the House.
The importance of good eye health is not to be overlooked. Just ask Dr. Jack Vontillius, O.D., at Complete Eye Care in Soddy-Daisy.
The Chattanooga Police Department has reported that the driver of a Lincoln Town car involved in an early afternoon crash on March 3 at 5200 Highway 58 has died.
Lestat de Lioncourt is back from the undead.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP )— The Tennessee Valley Authority says its annual spring sport fish survey is starting this week.
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing nursing student Holly Bobo is scheduled to appear in a Decatur County courtroom today to be arraigned on charges of kidnapping and murder.
Here is your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
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WASHINGTON — Dr. Seuss had it right: Horton really does hear a Who. Wild elephants can distinguish between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy, a new study says.
It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.
KIEV, Ukraine — Russia said Monday it is drafting counterproposals to a U.S. plan for a negotiated solution to the Ukraine crisis, denouncing the new Western-backed government as an unacceptable "fait accompli" and claiming that Russian-leaning parts of the country have been plunged into lawlessness.
NEW YORK — Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Authorities hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded their search on land and sea Tuesday, reflecting the difficulties in locating traces of the plane more than three days after it vanished.
WASHINGTON — Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use a sweeping electronic system to continually monitor workers with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by her husband, according to a police report released Monday.
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother, and tens of thousands of people are trying to help.
TOKYO — Japan said Monday it is not planning to change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a study on which it was based.
PARMA, Ohio — A substitute teacher and five students at a suburban Cleveland high school face charges after police say a 14-year-old developmentally disabled boy was bullied in gym class.
For the second time in less than two months a Sunday afternoon grass fire has scorched tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, and state and national investigators want to know why.
A Dalton, Ga., gas station clerk died a bloody death around midnight Sunday when he was attacked from behind by a robber who left with cash and scratch-off lottery tickets.
A 72-year-old man who alleges two McMinn County, Tenn., officers beat him told jurors in federal court Monday that the two men stomped on one of his legs so badly that when it broke it sounded like a "stick of dry wood" snapping.
A fourth buyer for the former Harriet Tubman housing site has emerged as the Chattanooga Housing Authority considers bids from potential developers.
A Chattanooga native and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter returned to his alma mater Monday with a message for students.
KNOXVILLE — Not long after Tennessee finished its first spring football practice last Friday, there was Corey Vereen in one end zone on the indoor field at the Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex with a stretching band.
Tennessee lawmakers are a few curlicues away from requiring all public school kids to learn how to read and write in cursive.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Monday the first citywide book drive to help put books in the hands of students served at the city's 17 youth and family development centers.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Chelsey Shumpert was the first to break down the "Nae-Nae" dance, moments after the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's 71-45 women's basketball victory over Davidson on Monday. Moments later, Ka'Vonne Towns and others joined in, and the significance was simple.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council narrowly agreed Monday to commit up to $12 million of the city's $12.3 million reserve to construction of a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School.
It had been a tough nine days for the Kansas basketball program before Sunday's news that 7-foot freshman center Joel Embiid was flying to Los Angeles on Monday to consult a specialist about his tender lower back.
A hearing Monday to consider whether a recall effort to oust Chattanooga Councilman Chris Anderson should be halted until a judge rules on the merits of a lawsuit Anderson filed to block the recall will be rescheduled.
JAY GREESON: Barry, I'm not sure where we should begin. This could be a Kentucky basketball moment or Coach K. We could be one-and-done with this puppy, or it may be something that takes off. Either way, because it involves their kids, there's no fan base more passionate. Well, other than Alabama football, of course.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — City leaders unanimously approved loan terms from a local bank for Kimball's $750,000 commitment to the Marion County Regional Institute for Higher Education.
KNOXVILLE — As he shadowed Missouri guard Jabari Brown all afternoon Saturday, Tennessee guard Josh Richardson flashed an eye to the scoreboard every so often.
Mark Fox's first Nevada team won 25 games and upset Texas in the opening round of the 2005 NCAA basketball tournament.
A year after starting their sun glass distribution business, the three Chattanooga owners of Platinum Eyewear are headed to Las Vegas this weekend for what they hope will be the talk of the town — or at least the buzz at one of the world's biggest consumer-goods trade shows for wholesalers of most anything people wear.
The staff is again complete, and now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football program can begin final preparations for the start of spring practice.
Chattanooga developer James Pratt is trying for a second time to rezone more than 15 acres adjacent to Amber Brook Gardens to build more single-family houses in Hixson.
It may not have been the most picturesque baseball game he's seen, but for Johnny Burch, Monday night's 9-5 win over Ridgeland was a thing of beauty.
Raking leaves and mowing the lawn are common chores for homeowners and often ones we dread doing. But take heart: Not only are you sprucing up the yard, you are burning calories.
The Imperial Cup building that has stood empty for almost a decade just north of LaFayette, Ga., is being revived by another expanding business in Lafayette.
There are three tournaments on the first weekend of Tennessee high school baseball, and at least 13 teams will be hosting games in McMinn Central's Playing for a (cancer) Cure tournament, the Scenic City Classic and the South Pittsburg Invitational.
The editors of Singletracks, a mountain biking blog that tacks the best bike trails, rated the best metropolitan areas to live in for local mountain bike attractions.
Picture a little rosemary tree at your kitchen window, standing there upright and green as if in defiance to the wintry scene beyond the panes.
In response to the March 2 letter “What would Jesus do?” I find it ironic that the writer selected a somewhat nebulous verse, Luke 22:36-38, to support advocacy for gun ownership and the use of force.
DECATUR, Ala. — An elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer's disease lived with her husband's body for a month after he died not realizing what happened, authorities said Monday.
A truly nutty bill is scheduled to be considered today in committees of the Tennessee General Assembly.
I’ve been thinking about America as the “land of opportunity” quite a bit lately. Whether I’ve been on the treadmill, in the shower or driving around town, my mind keeps going back to that topic — probably more often than is healthy.
Herbert "Buzz" Franklin, district attorney for the Lookout Mountain (Ga.) Judicial Circuit, needs to reconsider his decision not to prosecute a man who killed an unarmed Alzheimer's patient in north Georgia.
The Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store that closed in Brainerd last month should reopen by late April with a new crew.
Chattanooga State baseball coach Greg Dennis reached two big career milestones in the Tigers' doubleheader sweep of nationally 13th-ranked Motlow College on Saturday.