Teacher who says she killed man was assigned classroom with victim's sibling

Published Aug. 23 2019

Officials say a Tennessee substitute teacher who told police she killed a young man in a drug deal was then...

Authorities say man sent threatening email to Nashville station

Published Aug. 23 2019

Authorities say a Tennessee man sent a threatening email to a local news station, writing he was displeased with President...

Tennessee truck driver indicted in workplace shooting

Published Aug. 23 2019

Prosecutors say a Tennessee truck driver has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of a freight...


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Tennessee requests info on vaping and respiratory illness

Published Aug. 23 2019

Tennessee officials are asking health care providers to report cases of suspected serious respiratory illness among patients who use electronic...

Tennessee House elects new speaker to replace Glen Casada

Published Aug. 23 2019

Republican Cameron Sexton today was elected as speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, effectively turning the page on months...

Judge nixes deal for man accused of beating man who flirted

Published Aug. 23 2019

A judge has rejected a plea deal for a man accused of severely beating another man for flirting with him...

House GOP caucus meets behind closed doors, defends decision

Published Aug. 23 2019

Tennessee House Republican members are defending holding a recent private meeting, arguing that the matters discussed behind closed doors did...

Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration begins Thursday amid protests against soring

Published Aug. 22 2019

Protesters shouted "big lick, big lie" as diesel trucks hauling trailers packed with horses whizzed past and through the gates...

House Democrats demand GOP majority consider Medicaid expansion during Friday special session to elect new speaker

Published Aug. 22 2019

Tennessee House Democrats are demanding majority GOP leaders agree to a vote on expanding the state's Medicaid program as the...

Rep. Hazlewood bid for Tennessee House GOP Caucus chair falls short; Rep. Faison wins four-person contest

Published Aug. 22 2019

Tennessee House Republicans picked Rep. Jeremy Faison as their new caucus chairman Thursday, with the Cosby lawmaker emerging as the...

Tennessee abortion waiting period lawsuit headed for trial

Published Aug. 22 2019

Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before getting an abortion argue that such restrictions help...

Man accused of beating child for not cleaning kitchen table

Published Aug. 22 2019

A Tennessee man is accused of dragging his child by her hair and beating her for not cleaning the kitchen...


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Teacher accused of sex assault can't go to his kids' games

Published Aug. 22 2019

A judge says a former Tennessee middle school teacher accused of sexually assaulting five male students can't attend his two...

Tennessee man charged with threatening shooting at Planned Parenthood facility in Washington

Published Aug. 21 2019

Federal authorities say a Tennessee man has been arrested on charges that he made online threats of a shooting at...

Great Smoky Mountains gets donation of 'priceless' artifacts

Published Aug. 21 2019

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received what it calls a "priceless" donation of Cades Cove artifacts.

Brad Paisley's free Nashville grocery shop lands state grant

Published Aug. 21 2019

A free grocery store in Nashville founded by country star Brad Paisley and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley has landed a $1.5...

Demoted Knoxville officer: Penalty for sex with co-worker was severe

Published Aug. 21 2019

A former sergeant demoted for policy violations has asked a Tennessee judge to overturn the punishment, saying he was singled...

Tennessee man indicted on murder charge in toddler's 2001 death

Published Aug. 21 2019

A Tennessee man has been indicted on a charge of murder in the death of a toddler nearly 20 years...

Nashville votes against ban of electric scooters

Published Aug. 21 2019

Lawmakers of a Tennessee city have voted against a full and complete ban of electric scooters.

Tullahoma police say naked man was killed in crash after fleeing officers

Published Aug. 21 2019

Authorities in Tennessee say a naked man who was causing a disturbance at a grocery store was killed in a...

Investigation of former University of Tennessee professor finds years of sex harassment

Published Aug. 20 2019

A University of Tennessee investigation has found that a former professor repeatedly violated the school's sexual harassment policy for years.

Mormon leader charged in Tennessee mall dressing room camera incident

Published Aug. 20 2019

A Utah man who serves as a local leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is accused...

Tennessee Democratic lawmaker vows to 'work on every maneuver that's possible' to expel embattled Rep. Byrd

Published Aug. 20 2019

A Knoxville Democratic lawmaker says she is "pursuing every option available" in her effort to expel Republican Rep. David Byrd...