California company to pay back wages in Colorado, Tennessee

Published Apr. 20 2019

Officials say a California-based vaccine distributor is paying $1.6 million in back wages and benefits to 515 workers in Colorado...

Environmental groups want ruling on coal ash water pollution

Published Apr. 19 2019

Two Tennessee environmental groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether the federal Clean Water Act...

Tennessee wants to help patients affected by doctor arrests

Published Apr. 19 2019

Following a sweeping crackdown on doctors accused of illegally prescribing opioids, Tennessee has activated substance abuse resources and statewide call...


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Tennessee Attorney General declines to weigh in on Bill Lee's voucher bill

Published Apr. 19 2019

A top Tennessee lawmaker says Attorney General Herbert H. SlateryIII's decision to not issue a legal opinion on a contentious...

Tennessee man returns home to find a naked stranger on his couch drinking juice

Published Apr. 19 2019

Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice.

Tennessee man allegedly raped woman while she was in bed with her child

Published Apr. 19 2019

Prosecutors say DNA testing helped convict a Tennessee man for raping a woman in her apartment more than nine years...

Lawsuit filed over Waffle House shooting in Tennessee

Published Apr. 18 2019

The mother of a woman who was killed in a shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House last year has filed...

Judge denies request for student who sued Tennessee Republican to be named in lawsuit

Published Apr. 18 2019

A federal judge has denied a request from a Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to publicly name the...

Doctor says Tennessee church shooting suspect has mental illness

Published Apr. 18 2019

A psychiatrist has identified mental illnesses in the man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at...

Warnings, watches issued as strong storms enter Southeast

Published Apr. 18 2019

Forecasters warned about tornadoes and other violent weather Thursday as a front that unleashed twisters and hail in the lower...

Police: Man attacked worker outside Tennessee Capitol

Published Apr. 18 2019

Police say a worker suffered a broken nose and other injuries when a man attacked her outside the Tennessee Capitol.

Charter school bill headed to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's desk

Published Apr. 18 2019

A Tennessee proposal to tweak how the state intervenes in charter school authorization cases is headed to Gov. Bill Lee's...


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Health officials launch investigation after state's first measles case of 2019 confirmed in East Tennessee

Published Apr. 18 2019

Tennessee health officials have launched an investigation after the first measles case of 2019 was confirmed.

Tennessee bill to limit police oversight panels that investigate misconduct goes to Bill Lee's desk

Published Apr. 18 2019

Tennessee lawmakers are sending Gov. Bill Lee a bill that would limit community oversight boards that investigate police misconduct.

State announces $2.1 billion, 3-year infrastructure plan for Tennessee

Published Apr. 18 2019

Tennessee officials have announced a $2.1 billion infrastructure plan for 2020-2022 that includes funding for projects across the state, including...

Tennessee advances measure stating God as source of liberty

Published Apr. 18 2019

A resolution that would change the Tennessee Constitution to say God is the source of liberty for the state's citizens...

Deputy changes TBI story, says teenager was unarmed when he shot him

Published Apr. 18 2019

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced in January that a deputy shot a knife-wielding man.

Tennessee, Kentucky governors talk up criminal justice reform

Published Apr. 18 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday that he has started evaluating his first clemency plea from a death row inmate,...

Lee's school voucher bill clears key House panel with new amendment hitting Hamilton, other urban counties

Published Apr. 17 2019

In a successful bid to win over more rural GOP lawmakers' support for Republican Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher bill,...

Remains of Korean War soldier from Tennessee identified

Published Apr. 17 2019

Remains belonging to a soldier from Tennessee who was killed in the Korean War have been identified nearly seven decades...

Federal government approves disaster declaration for Tennessee counties in response to storms, flooding

Published Apr. 17 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday that the federal government has granted his request to declare a major disaster in...

Tennessee House approves controversial bill to create a charter school commission with power to overrule applicant rejections

Published Apr. 17 2019

The Tennessee House on Wednesday approved Republican Gov. Bill Lee's controversial bill to create a stand-alone state charter school commission...

Bill banning drivers from holding their phones while driving advances in Tennessee House

Published Apr. 17 2019

The Tennessee House has advanced legislation banning motorists from holding cellphones while driving.