Father, son plead guilty to cheating health care programs
Father, son plead guilty to cheating health care programs

A father and son from California have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme that defrauded Affordable Care Act programs in at least 12 states of more than $27 million.

6 survive 30-hour amusement park coffin contest, win prizes
6 survive 30-hour amusement park coffin contest, win prizes

Six people have managed to spend 30 hours in coffins as part of a ghoulish promotion at Six Flags St. Louis.

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at naval base in Tennessee
1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at naval base in Tennessee

Police in Tennessee say one man has been killed and another has been wounded in a shooting at a naval base.

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum opening in Kentucky
Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum opening in Kentucky

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is opening this week in Kentucky.

Tennessee, other states ask for action on illegal robocalls
Tennessee, other states ask for action on illegal robocalls

Tennessee's attorney general has joined several dozen other states to ask the federal government to take action on illegal robocalls.

2 children killed in mobile home fire in Tennessee
2 children killed in mobile home fire in Tennessee

Authorities say two children have died in a fire in Tennessee.

Former officer sentenced for sex-related crimes with minor
Former officer sentenced for sex-related crimes with minor

A former sheriff's deputy in Tennessee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sex-related crimes with a minor.

Tennessee woman charged with trying to burn adult and child
Tennessee woman charged with trying to burn adult and child

A Tennessee woman has been arrested for allegedly attempting to set a mobile home on fire with another adult and a child inside it.

Tennessee governor candidates remain cordial in final debate
Tennessee governor candidates remain cordial in final debate

Democrat Karl Dean and Republican Bill Lee avoided throwing bombs and held back from taking swipes at each other during Tennessee's third and final gubernatorial debate.

Ex-3 Doors Down bassist gets 10 years on gun charge
Ex-3 Doors Down bassist gets 10 years on gun charge

The founding member and former bassist of the rock band 3 Doors Down has been sentenced to 10 years in Mississippi state prison for possession of a firearm by a felon.

AG: Supreme Court can set new execution date after reprieve
AG: Supreme Court can set new execution date after reprieve

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III says there is nothing stopping the state Supreme Court from setting a new execution date once the 10-day reprieve expires for death row inmate Edmund Zagorski.

Suit filed in Tennessee seeks safeguards ahead of election
Suit filed in Tennessee seeks safeguards ahead of election

A group claiming that electronic voting machines used in Tennessee's largest county are not secure is suing to get the voting system replaced with paper ballots after the Nov. 6 election.

South Carolina man accused of burning caught in Mississippi
South Carolina man accused of burning caught in Mississippi

A South Carolina fugitive wanted on attempted murder charges has been arrested in northern Mississippi.

State Sen. majority leader, 2 others, confirmed as US judges
State Sen. majority leader, 2 others, confirmed as US judges

The majority leader of the Tennessee Senate has been confirmed as a federal judge by the U.S. Senate.

Saw-wielding father attacks son mowing lawn, loses leg
Saw-wielding father attacks son mowing lawn, loses leg

A man who police say was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chain saw has had to have his leg amputated.

South Carolina hospital to buy local competitor
South Carolina hospital to buy local competitor

A South Carolina hospital system has agreed to buy a local competitor.

Autopsy: Black man shot by officer hit 3 times from behind
Autopsy: Black man shot by officer hit 3 times from behind

An autopsy report says a black man killed by a white Tennessee police officer died from three gunshot wounds that hit him from behind.

Tennessee sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest
Tennessee sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest

Remains of a sailor killed during World War II are being returned home to Tennessee for burial.

Magistrate judge being nominated to US District Court seat
Magistrate judge being nominated to US District Court seat

President Donald Trump is nominating a federal magistrate judge from Tennessee to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Official: Man working on farm killed by own truck
Official: Man working on farm killed by own truck

A Tennessee sheriff's deputy says a man working to spread gravel at a farm near Greeneville was run over by his own truck and killed.

The Latest: US Supreme Court rules in Tennessee execution
The Latest: US Supreme Court rules in Tennessee execution

The Latest on Thursday's scheduled execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local):

Decision stands in favor of students accused of misconduct
Decision stands in favor of students accused of misconduct

A federal court won't reopen a major decision that gives University of Michigan students the right of cross-examination during disciplinary hearings related to allegations of sexual misconduct.

Appalachian commission awards $26M to struggling coal towns
Appalachian commission awards $26M to struggling coal towns

The Appalachian Regional Commission is spreading $26.5 million in awards to nine states to assist struggling coal communities.

Advocate demands election system review in Tennessee county
Advocate demands election system review in Tennessee county

An elections integrity advocate is demanding that Tennessee officials subject voting systems in the state's largest county to a rigorous security review and overhaul.

Shelter: Over 100 dogs rescued from Tennessee 'puppy mill'
Shelter: Over 100 dogs rescued from Tennessee 'puppy mill'

Officials say more than 100 dogs have been rescued from a puppy mill in Tennessee.

Tennessee sheriff says 2 escaped inmates found
Tennessee sheriff says 2 escaped inmates found

Authorities say two inmates who escaped from a Tennessee jail after assaulting a deputy have been found.

Legal questions in flux over Tennessee execution
Legal questions in flux over Tennessee execution

Legal challenges continue to surround a Tennessee death row inmate whose execution has been temporarily halted.

Country women applaud CMT for all-female awards show
Country women applaud CMT for all-female awards show

Country icon Loretta Lynn doesn't mince words when it comes to CMT's decision to honor all female artists, including herself, at its annual Artists of the Year show.

Help from public sought in probe of Tennessee woman's death
Help from public sought in probe of Tennessee woman's death

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help as the agency looks into the death of a woman in Weakley County.

2 men accused of raping 9-month-old girl, filming attack
2 men accused of raping 9-month-old girl, filming attack

Two Tennessee men are accused of raping a 9-month-old girl and filming the attack.

Coach accused of sending inappropriate photos to minors
Coach accused of sending inappropriate photos to minors

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a softball coach in Dyersburg sent inappropriate photos to underage girls.

Tennessee Senate candidates exchange barbs in final debate
Tennessee Senate candidates exchange barbs in final debate

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn repeatedly attempted to tie her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen to national Democrats in their second and final debate. Meanwhile, the former Tennessee governor deflected the attacks...

The Latest: Appeals court stays Tennessee inmate's execution
The Latest: Appeals court stays Tennessee inmate's execution

The Latest on the legal battle over the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local):

Post and Courier Publisher Browning to lead publishers group
Post and Courier Publisher Browning to lead publishers group

Publisher P.J. Browning of The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, has been elected president of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association for 2018-19.

Teens indicted for their roles in death of Tennessee man, 71
Teens indicted for their roles in death of Tennessee man, 71

Three teenagers have been indicted in the slaying of a 71-year-old Tennessee man.

Former Mississippi town clerk indicted for stealing $116,000
Former Mississippi town clerk indicted for stealing $116,000

A former town clerk in northwest Mississippi has been indicted on charges that he stole $116,000 in town money.

Police: Boy, 14, arrested in shooting death of other teen
Police: Boy, 14, arrested in shooting death of other teen

Police in Tennessee say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the deadly shooting of another 14-year-old boy.

Tennessee says request for electric chair came too late
Tennessee says request for electric chair came too late

According to a letter from a state attorney, the state of Tennessee is refusing a death row inmate's request to die by electrocution because his request came too late and because the affidavit he signed was altered.

Sheriff: 2 inmates overpower officer, escape Tennessee jail
Sheriff: 2 inmates overpower officer, escape Tennessee jail

Authorities are searching by land and by air for two inmates who escaped from a Tennessee jail.

Man stabbed at haunted house in Tennessee; worker suspended
Man stabbed at haunted house in Tennessee; worker suspended

A man has been stabbed in the arm at a haunted house in Tennessee, and an attraction employee has been suspended.

Tennessee gives grants to fix up building facades in cities
Tennessee gives grants to fix up building facades in cities

State officials have approved $550,000 for improvements to commercial building facades in six Tennessee cities.

2nd US Senate debate in Tennessee set for Wednesday
2nd US Senate debate in Tennessee set for Wednesday

Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen are set to clash in their second - and likely last - U.S. Senate race debate this year in Tennessee.

Man captured after long manhunt remains jailed without bond
Man captured after long manhunt remains jailed without bond

A man accused of killing a Tennessee woman and attacking her husband in a case that led to an intense, weeklong manhunt has appeared before a judge, who ordered him to remain in jail without bond.

Tennessee governor candidates square off in second debate
Tennessee governor candidates square off in second debate

Democrat gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean says he would happily sign Medicaid expansion into law in Tennessee, while his opponent Republican Bill Lee countered he would oppose such efforts.

The Latest: Tennessee inmate asks for stay of his execution
The Latest: Tennessee inmate asks for stay of his execution

The Latest on the scheduled execution by electric chair of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local):

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