Hours before he was set to perform at Bridgestone Arena, Sir Elton John spent part of his Friday afternoon at Nashville's Rymer Gallery to view a collection of paintings by his longtime collaborator, Bernie Taupin.
An East Tennessee second grader has missed 24 days of school because school officials say she has an odor.
Police push for tougher laws as state becomes No. 1 in use of illegal drug
The meth users are winning, police say.
Many parents have days when they wish they could have blocks of unplugged time with their teen and preteen children — blissful, uncompromised hours without the roar of the television, the pull of the iPad and iPhone, the temptation of Twitter, Facebook and the like.
MURFREESBORO — A former Titans cheerleader has been indicted on charges of inappropriately touching and soliciting a 12-year-old for sex at his home in February, according to police.
Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed workers' compensation overhaul, more than a year in the making, is now on the legislative fast track.
NASHVILLE — A 4-year-old girl ran up against an unwritten rule about proper clothing and had to leave a Williamson County Parks and Recreation pool Friday.
WASHINGTON — When Republicans look for reasons to be optimistic about future White House bids, they often focus on candidate possibilities offered by their stable of attention-getting governors.
CLARKSVILLE — A retired Montgomery Central High football coach accused of raping a teenage girl was ruled not guilty by reason of insanity on Thursday in Judge John H. Gasaway’s court.
A Williamson County mom had a solid excuse for speeding when she was pulled over on Interstate 65 this morning: her daughter was in labor.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Middle Tennessee in advance of snow showers that could coat roads overnight.
For many people a vacation in Hawaii would be a dream, but living there might be even better. Hawaiians agree.
A total of 802 children died in Tennessee in 2011, with a third of those deaths a result of abuse, murder, drowning, suicide, suffocation or other preventable causes, according to new data released Tuesday by the Department of Health.
A 13-year old boy is accused of kidnapping and raping a little girl just yards from her home.
Older motorcyclists would have the option of riding without a helmet under a bill Tennessee lawmakers plan to take up this week.
Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is only the latest in a line of national figures to skewer state Sen. Stacey Campfield.
A state plan to move geography lessons into history classes to create more time for teaching the language skills measured by standardized tests has some teachers worried that students will lose out.
MURFREESBORO — The city’s newest resident is wailing inconsolably inside the neonatal intensive care unit at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, where nurse-manager Brooke Sherrell works.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — As children at the juvenile courthouse wait for a room full of adults to figure out their fate, there is generally little comfort to be found on the wooden benches, said Judge Sharon Guffee.
Metro Police believe they have arrested the man who allegedly grabbed or groped several female joggers in West Nashville early last year.
Living with prostate cancer may be better than trying to fight it.
Stop calling the Madison County animal shelter — the gay bulldog was adopted hours ago.
Powerball, Mega Millions make headlines, but instant games are ticket to Tennessee Lottery's success Enter a gas station and walk to the register, and you'll often notice a common fixture: a clear case with rows and columns containing rolls of brightly colored pieces of paper that can mean different things to different people — entertainment, guilty pleasure, distraction, hope — all for as little as a dollar.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested last week after he admitted to beating his neighbor’s dog with a baseball bat.
Amelia Courington turns 5 years old in mid-August and in plenty of time to meet Tennessee's new kindergarten age cutoff requirement of Aug. 31, but her mom is among a growing number of parents who will "redshirt" her child in hopes of giving her more time to mature.
An impromptu marathon to honor and raise money for the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting already has more than 250 runners committed, the event’s Facebook page shows.
The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services refused to provide The Tennessean with complete records regarding child deaths today, Tuesday, Dec. 18 — the day the newspaper set as a deadline for the department to make the files public.
Just in time for the holidays, early tickets to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester will go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday.
On May 10, 2011, long before the current deadly meningitis outbreak, an official in the FDA regional office in Denver sent an email to a colleague in Boston detailing allegations that a Massachusetts drug compounder was illegally shipping drugs to Colorado hospitals.
Federal officials Friday reported one new case of fungal meningitis in Tennessee pushing the total since the outbreak began to 82.
When inspectors described what they found inside a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy linked to a national fungal meningitis outbreak, Cindy Smith made her pharmacy staff read the report.
U.S. Justice Department officials will monitor the polls in Nashville during Tuesday’s election, the department announced today.
A Massachusetts drug firm linked by common ownership to the company blamed for an ongoing nationwide meningitis outbreak has announced a massive recall of all its products.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is accepting public input on $1 billion worth of pollution controls it plans for its coal-fired power plant in Gallatin, Tenn.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is accepting public input on $1 billion worth of pollution controls it plans for its coal-fired power plant in Gallatin.
The federal government said it is immune from paying for property damage caused by the May 2010 Nashville flood, court records show.
Opponents of the state’s new voter identification law will get another chance to see it overturned, as a Nashville court set a date for a hearing on their legal challenge.
COLUMBIA — Princeton Harlan, a star quarterback for Mt. Pleasant who is being recruited by SEC schools, was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with rape of a child.
A candidate who’s seeking to represent Nashville in Congress posted a photo of his gun and a pointed message for President Barack Obama on his campaign Facebook page.
Vintage car fanatics got a chance to drive their dream car down scenic roads, like the Natchez Trace, on Saturday during the Third annual Rally for the Lane fundraiser event for the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville.
Two children initially reported dead in a Bedford County house fire that killed their grandparents are now listed as endangered and missing after their bodies were not found in the ashes of their home.
NASHVILLE — Perhaps the only disappointment in Corn Elder's high school career at Ensworth was his inability to play well against Baylor. He injured his ankle against the Red Raiders in last year's Division II-AA state championship game.
Perhaps the only disappointment in Corn Elder’s high school career at Ensworth was his inability to play well against Baylor.
MURFREESBORO — A Portland, Ore., woman accused of raping her two children when she lived here more than 10 years ago could face more charges as a Murfreesboro Police Department investigation unfolds.
Joe Wauford was about an hour away from being released from the Charles B. Bass Correctional Complex after spending half of the last decade in prison.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Actress Ashley Judd will speak for Tennessee’s delegation during the roll call to renominate President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention tonight, a state party spokesman said.
Gov. Bill Haslam didn't mince words in July when he testified before Congress about the revenue Tennessee was losing from consumers who didn't pay taxes for online purchases.
There aren't any white Protestants on the presidential ballot this year — a first in American history.
For the second time in less than 24 hours, an inmate died in jail Friday morning.
A Roane County man is facing an animal cruelty charge after a witness says he threw a dog from a moving truck.