A Carter County woman faces federal and state charges for allegedly using her own children to make child pornography.
OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. — She was very drunk, semi-nude, didn’t want to get dressed and tried to bite an Oliver Springs policeman during the arrest process, according to an incident report.
A former University of Tennessee Foundation chief accused of ordering child pornography to keep himself from molesting children is trying to persuade a federal magistrate judge to toss out his confession.
Pilot Flying J may have reached a civil settlement with several of its customers, but not everyone is impressed with the deal.
A federal grand jury is now investigating allegations of fuel-rebate fraud involving Pilot Flying J Travel Centers, according to a published report.
KNOXVILLE — A new proposed class-action lawsuit takes aim at Pilot Flying J, this one filed by an Alabama trucking company over the continuing federal rebate-fraud probe.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam and his chief of staff, Mark Cate, said Tuesday that they show no favoritism toward Tom Ingram's lobbying clients, though Cate's emails indicate considerable friendly contact with Ingram and an associate.
Investigators know every detail of how she died, but no idea who she was.
KINGSTON — When Kate Augustine's bright red hydroplane racing boat conked out at the start of a national competition Thursday in Roane County, she received help from an unexpected source.
NASHVILLE — A nationwide analysis of contributions to political causes indicates that the Haslams are the leading family of "elite donors" in Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash when a commercial truck driver struck his parked cruiser along Interstate 75 in Campbell County on Sunday morning, authorities said.
A 6-month-old girl was fatally shot in the midst of a domestic dispute between her parents at their South Knox County home Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
PIGEON FORGE — The band was playing cover tunes, the employees were wearing festive flannel shirts and, most important, the giant wheel was turning.
ROCKWOOD — The parents of a 2-year-old boy found playing alone on railroad tracks wearing only a diaper were arrested Monday and charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect.
Three former Pilot Flying J employees pleaded guilty today in federal court to taking part in a conspiracy to defraud customers out of diesel fuel rebates.
When the owner of Byerley’s Cafeteria saw Charles Howell standing outside the Tennessee Theatre, the teenager knew he was out of a job.
An executive with the European private equity firm that holds a stake in Pilot Flying J signed a registration application for an airplane that has drawn the scrutiny of federal agents.
KNOXVILLE — A woman was shot and killed in front of her home late this morning northwest of Knoxville College, and five suspects were taken into custody at a nearby residence a short time later, according to Knoxville police.
KNOXVILLE — Not only did a Knoxville teen shoot himself in the leg with a .45-caliber handgun, but he also faces charges because the weapon was stolen.
Twenty years ago, when her daughters were young, Tia Long had health insurance.
After molesting at least five boys, a former University of Tennessee Foundation chief devised a new plan to satisfy his urges — look but don't touch, testimony Monday showed.
Two staffers for the Southern Environmental Law Center spent five days in March sifting through boxes of documents, emails and memos in their downtown Nashville office.
There is one common thread between every student who has passed through the hallowed grounds at Maryville College since 1870.
KNOXVILLE — A Pilot Flying J spokesman said Wednesday that the company was disappointed, but not surprised, in the wake of plea agreements entered by two of its employees.
KINGSTON — Three out of the four county jails in his judicial district are overcrowded, 9th Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson said, and a big part of the problem is a growing population of women being locked up for pain pill-related crimes.
Saturday, it took three hours and 23 minutes before the 41st Tennessee batter of the day finally scored off North Carolina State ace Emily Weiman.
Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam told trucking industry leaders Thursday in Indianapolis that he knew nothing about nor did he participate in an alleged fuel-rebate fraud.
Grainger County Deputy Nathan Cook was on a routine drug paraphernalia investigation Sunday when he found the bottle in the bedroom on Rocky Springs Road in Bean Station.
Two people were killed Sunday in a car crash after the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to slid across a raised grassy median on East Morris Boulevard in Morristown and collide with an SUV, according to police.
NASHVILLE — Convinced that the right to vote for all citizens isn’t fully protected under law, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, is planning a long-shot proposal to add a 28th amendment to the United States Constitution.
A Blount County horse trainer was arrested on a felony animal cruelty charge and 19 horses were seized from his stables Thursday, marking the second time in as many years that a prominent figure in the Tennessee walking horse industry has been charged for alleged “soring” abuses.
The National Football League is "very, very concerned" about investigation into Pilot Flying J and CEO Jimmy Haslam, who also owns the Cleveland Browns, a unnamed source told USA Today.
KNOXVILLE — Five days after federal authorities raided Pilot Flying J headquarters, a North Georgia trucking company has become the first client to file a lawsuit against the company.
He's still not ready to admit the crime, but disgraced former Knox County Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner is ready to do the time.
KNOXVILLE — Federal prosecutors gave a few new details today on this week’s search of Pilot Flying J headquarters but still won’t say what the investigation’s about or where it’s headed.
LOUDON — An ambitious proposal to build a multipurpose agricultural exposition and event complex in Loudon County, Tenn. — estimated to cost as much as $35 million — may have to be scaled back.
KNOXVILLE — A search for a golden condom, testing for sexually-transmitted diseases and workshops on oral sex and virginity are all on tap Monday as the University of Tennessee’s nationally buzzed-about Sex Week kicks off.
KNOXVILLE - One man suffered only a minor injury after being shot with an arrow in South Knoxville early Sunday morning, according to Knoxville Police Department Lt. David Powell.
KNOXVILLE — Jimmy Delaney tells a good story about Tennessee's last NCAA women's basketball tournament trip to Oklahoma City. The Lady Vols' assistant athletic director for marketing and sales found the spare shoulder sleeve that enabled star player Candace Parker to return from a shoulder injury during the 2008 Midwest Regional final.
KNOXVILLE — Approximately 70 people attended a rally and march in downtown Knoxville today to address the laws and punishments associated with Tennessee’s Drug Free School Zone Act.
OAK RIDGE, TENN. — One of the offshoots of improving the U.S. manufacturing base for clean energy is supposed to be jobs creation, and nobody appreciates that more than Rick Chambers, a technician at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's new Carbon Fiber Technology Facility.
HARRIMAN — Two people charged with having a one-pot methamphetamine lab in the same vehicle with two children, ages 5 and 3, remained in the Roane County Jail on Monday, charged with aggravated child abuse and making meth.
PIGEON FORGE -- Their mama having fled to save her own life, all the seven puppies could do was squeal from under the front porch floorboards.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's administration officially has voiced opposition to 22 bills pending in the Legislature, including measures revising the state's motorcycle helmet law, allowing school faculty and staff to carry guns and increasing the penalty for motorists not wearing a seat belt.
KNOXVILLE — Following his final event of the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships on Wednesday, Tennessee senior Jordan Mauney climbed on top of the 10-meter platform deck with his family as a farewell ritual typical in diving.
KNOXVILLE — Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Farragut pharmacy at gunpoint of painkillers and Viagra.
KNOXVILLE — A 15-year-old boy was shot in the foot Monday night when an argument erupted in an East Knoxville parking lot at the conclusion of a church youth group meeting.
NASHVILLE — Sixty-two percent of Tennesseans oppose “allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally” but almost as strong a majority oppose making it illegal to talk about homosexuality in school classrooms at lower grade levels, according to a Middle Tennessee State University poll.
KNOXVILLE — Bledsoe County Middle School Principal Deborah Thompson was killed when a former federal probation officer whose life revolved around helping others slammed his rental car into a West Knoxville eatery.
ROCKWOOD — For years, Rockwood Public Works Director Tom Pierce had access to two credit cards belonging to the town.