Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke endorses Karl Dean for governor

Published Aug. 16 2018

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has endorsed Democrat Karl Dean for Tennessee governor.

While probing 538 records exemptions, Tennessee added more

Published Aug. 15 2018

A state review has found that while Tennessee lawmakers began reviewing 500-plus public records exemptions this year, they approved more...

Federal officials unveil impaired driving awareness campaign

Published Aug. 15 2018

Federal highway officials have unveiled a campaign aimed at combating drunk and drug-impaired driving.


Ex-Pilot Flying J president gets sentencing delay

Published Aug. 14 2018

The former president of the nation's largest fuel retailer has been given a delay in sentencing for his conviction in...

City lists Social Security numbers in some public records

Published Aug. 13 2018

A Tennessee city has published confidential information including Social Security numbers in some publicly available court records.

Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

Published Aug. 13 2018

Former University of Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less...

Students sent back to middle school after Alabama grade mishap

Published Aug. 13 2018

A dozen students in Alabama expecting to start high school last week are heading back to the eighth grade because...

Tennessee man shoots football coach over fight between players

Published Aug. 13 2018

Police in Tennessee say a youth football coach was shot and wounded after breaking up a fight involving his players...

From gallows to gurney: Six of East Tennessee's most infamous executions

Published Aug. 13 2018

On Thursday, Billy Ray Irick became the sixth man in Tennessee to die by lethal injection.

Grand jury finds no violation of law by ex-acting TBI chief

Published Aug. 10 2018

A grand jury investigating use of state funds by the former acting director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has...

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads in Tennessee's largest city

Published Aug. 10 2018

Tennessee health officials say at least 74 people have contracted hepatitis A in Nashville since last December.

Tennessee carries out its first execution in nearly a decade

Published Aug. 9 2018

Tennessee carried out the execution Thursday of a man condemned for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl,...

U.S. Supreme Court appears to clear way for Tennessee's first execution in nearly a decade

Published Aug. 9 2018

Tennessee is set to execute a man for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, in what would...

Tennessee man attempted to run down NY churchgoers

Published Aug. 9 2018

Police in upstate New York say an intoxicated driver from Tennessee attempted to run down churchgoers in a parking lot.

Ex-Tennessee jailer charged with contraband, inmate contact

Published Aug. 8 2018

A former Tennessee jailer has been charged with introducing contraband and sexual contact with an inmate.

Tennessee prepares to execute its first inmate since 2009

Published Aug. 8 2018

Tennessee is set to execute its first inmate since 2009 on Thursday evening, barring any last-minute intervention from the U.S....

Southwest launches nonstop Atlanta-Nashville flights

Published Aug. 8 2018

Southwest Airlines has begun nonstop flights from Atlanta to a Tennessee city.

Tennessee authorities investigate death of man hit by train

Published Aug. 7 2018

Authorities in rural west Tennessee are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train.

Off to the races: Tennessee general election for governor, Senate starts at quick pace

Published Aug. 7 2018

Fresh off last week's GOP primary victories, Tennessee's Republican candidates for governor and U.S. Senate are back on the air...

Convicted child killer asks U.S. Supreme Court to stay Tennessee execution

Published Aug. 7 2018

Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay of execution for a convicted child killer after the Tennessee...

Woman finds Tennessee man's engagement ring on Florida beach

Published Aug. 7 2018

A Tennessee man's plan to propose to his girlfriend on a Florida beach almost failed when he lost the ring...

Blackburn touts Trump endorsement in U.S. Senate race ad

Published Aug. 7 2018

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is keeping President Donald Trump at the center of her Senate campaign in her second...

Tennessee Supreme Court denies execution stay for child killer

Published Aug. 6 2018

A majority of Tennessee's Supreme Court justices have denied death row inmate Billy Ray Irick's appeal for a stay of...