New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

Published Aug. 16 2019

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell undergoes surgery to repair shoulder fracture

Published Aug. 16 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has undergone surgery to repair a fracture in his shoulder.

Tennessee Court Talk podcast launches

Published Aug. 16 2019

A new podcast called Tennessee Court Talk brings together the very best law experts to discuss topics affecting judges, attorneys,...


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AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Published Aug. 16 2019

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Published Aug. 16 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock...

Tennessee ends fiscal year with $600 million-plus surplus

Published Aug. 15 2019

Tennessee government's overall tax collections in July fell slightly short of budget estimates, but the state nonetheless still wrapped up...

Additional trail and path connectivity most important for future of Hamilton County parks, residents believe

Published Aug. 15 2019

Additional trail and pathway connectivity in Hamilton County is the most important need for the future of county parks, according...

Hamilton County school board member proposes policy change after 'white privilege' presentation controversy

Published Aug. 15 2019

Two Hamilton County school board members squared off Thursday night over a proposed policy change requiring the district to vet...

How did Hamilton County students perform on TNReady tests this year?

Published Aug. 15 2019

A day after Hamilton County Schools officials announced "historic, unprecedented" growth in student academic achievement, the Tennessee Department of Education...

Hamilton County school board meets day after announcing 'historic' student progress

Published Aug. 15 2019

Superintendent Bryan Johnson is slated to give a deeper look at this year's TVAAS and TNReady scores at tonight's school...

Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

Published Aug. 15 2019

A federal judge overseeing a challenge to Georgia's outdated voting system said that after years of inaction in the face...

School districts across Tennessee making gains in student academic achievement

Published Aug. 15 2019

Students in more than half of Tennessee's 144 school districts showed growth in academic achievement, according to 2018-19 TNReady test...


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Rep. Chuck Fleischmann hosting Labor Day fundraiser picnic in Georgetown, Tennessee

Published Aug. 15 2019

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., will be hosting a Labor Day barbecue and picnic in Georgetown, Tennessee.

Trump suggests trade deal can wait for Hong Kong resolution

Published Aug. 15 2019

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that trade talks with China can wait until tensions in Hong Kong have eased, tweeting:...

Biographer: Statue of Liberty poem embraces migrants from 'all places'

Published Aug. 14 2019

Long before a Trump administration official suggested the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcomed only people from Europe,...

Inmate asks for electric chair death in Thursday execution

Published Aug. 14 2019

A Tennessee inmate has made a last-minute request to be put to death in the electric chair, an option his...

US Rep. Steve King suggests rapes, incest helped populate the world

Published Aug. 14 2019

U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether there would...

Sen. Bell wrestling over whether Tennessee bill aiming to ban most abortions is best legal strategy to overturn Roe v. Wade

Published Aug. 14 2019

After two days of hearings earlier this week, Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Mike Bell said he is weighing whether...

Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens

Published Aug. 14 2019

The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets...

Hamilton County Commission considers additional evening meetings for issues of public interest

Published Aug. 14 2019

The Hamilton County Commission may soon hold evening meetings to give the public an opportunity to be heard on major...

Unified Democrats press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

Published Aug. 14 2019

Democrats pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other...

Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem refers to Europeans

Published Aug. 13 2019

A top Trump administration official said Tuesday that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the...

Signal Mountain Rep. Patsy Hazlewood announces bid for Tennessee House GOP Caucus chair

Published Aug. 13 2019

Signal Mountain Rep. Patsy Hazlewood announced Tuesday she is running for the Tennessee House Republican Caucus chair post left open...