New admissions to Tennessee nursing home suspended
New admissions to Tennessee nursing home suspended

Tennessee's health commissioner has suspended admissions to a nursing home after an investigation found problems with the facility.

While probing 538 records exemptions, Tennessee added more
While probing 538 records exemptions, Tennessee added more

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

Filing: Waffle House shooting suspect found unfit for trial
Filing: Waffle House shooting suspect found unfit for trial

Prosecutors are seeking a court hearing after the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House was deemed presently incompetent for trial and in need of hospitalization.

More than 40 indictments dismissed after grand jury error
More than 40 indictments dismissed after grand jury error

More than 40 indictments have been dismissed after a grand jury forewoman in Tennessee was removed from her position after a procedural error.

Crews find body of man after boating accident
Crews find body of man after boating accident

Officials say crews have found the body of a man who went missing after a boating accident in Tennessee.

Tennessee high court fast-tracks lethal injection challenge
Tennessee high court fast-tracks lethal injection challenge

The Tennessee Supreme Court is fast-tracking the appeal in a challenge of the state's lethal injection drugs.

Hundreds of items with ties to Elvis Presley sold at auction
Hundreds of items with ties to Elvis Presley sold at auction

A gold record, photos and jewelry are among the more than 200 items sold at an auction of memorabilia related to late singer Elvis Presley.

New Tennessee State Museum to open on Oct. 4
New Tennessee State Museum to open on Oct. 4

The new Tennessee State Museum is slated to open to the public on Oct. 4.

Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct
Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.

City lists Social Security numbers in some public records
City lists Social Security numbers in some public records

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

Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared
Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

Former Vice President Al Gore says the Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, though so far it's having less of an impact than he initially feared.

Bredesen proposes 4 debates in US Senate race in Tennessee
Bredesen proposes 4 debates in US Senate race in Tennessee

Democrat Phil Bredesen is proposing four debates before the November election for U.S. Senate against Republican Marsha Blackburn, whose campaign says she's still finalizing her debate schedule but looks forward to...

Tuition jumps for community, technical college students
Tuition jumps for community, technical college students

Officials say community college and applied technology students in Tennessee will see minimal increases in tuition this fall.

Police: Man shoots football coach over fight between players
Police: Man shoots football coach over fight between players

Police in Tennessee say a youth football coach has been shot over how he had broken up a fight involving his players and an opposing team.

Crews searching for man after boating accident
Crews searching for man after boating accident

Officials say they are looking for one person after a boating accident in Tennessee.

Tennessee city to get green tiny home community
Tennessee city to get green tiny home community

A Tennessee real estate company is creating a tiny house community in Knoxville.

Local fairs building up to Tennessee State Fair in September
Local fairs building up to Tennessee State Fair in September

It's prime time for Tennessee's local fairs, and state agriculture officials say more than 3 million people visit the fairs every year.

University of Tennessee President DiPietro sells home
University of Tennessee President DiPietro sells home

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has sold his Knoxville home for $720,000.

Dolly Parton receives award named after her in Tennessee
Dolly Parton receives award named after her in Tennessee

Country music star Dolly Parton has been honored with a leadership award that is named after her.

Accused of misconduct, elementary school principal resigns
Accused of misconduct, elementary school principal resigns

A Tennessee elementary school principal has resigned after district officials say they received an unspecified complaint of inappropriate conduct.

God could return to Alabama schools, in form of trust motto
God could return to Alabama schools, in form of trust motto

As Alabama students adjust to a new school year, some public schools are considering putting up "In God We Trust" displays.

Investigator resigned after facing sexual harassment claim
Investigator resigned after facing sexual harassment claim

The man hired to investigate sexual harassment allegations at a Tennessee college resigned after a woman accused him of sexual harassment.

Artists, fans push music festivals to tackle sex harassment
Artists, fans push music festivals to tackle sex harassment

Fans and artists are asking the live music industry to make cultural changes to address sexual harassment and groping in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

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

A grand jury investigating use of state funds by the former acting director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has found no law was violated.

Black soybean farmers claim they were sold faulty seeds
Black soybean farmers claim they were sold faulty seeds

Soybean farmers David Allen Hall and Tyrone Grayer had high hopes when a salesman told them the seeds he sold would bring good yields in their fertile Mississippi Delta fields.

Sex offender charged in 1993 rape of Kentucky 13-year-old
Sex offender charged in 1993 rape of Kentucky 13-year-old

A registered sex offender has been arrested in connection with the 1993 rape of a 13-year-old Kentucky girl.

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads in Tennessee's largest city
Hepatitis A outbreak spreads in Tennessee's largest city

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

Lisa Marie Presley to take part in Elvis Week celebration
Lisa Marie Presley to take part in Elvis Week celebration

An exhibit centered on the career of Lisa Marie Presley, and a launch party marking the release of an album of gospel songs by her late father Elvis Presley, are among the highlights of this year's Elvis Week in...

4 more historic Tennessee sites added to National Register
4 more historic Tennessee sites added to National Register

Four more sites in Tennessee have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Senate, governor nominees at Tennessee Farm Bureau event
Senate, governor nominees at Tennessee Farm Bureau event

Fresh off primary victories, several Tennessee statewide candidates have given an outline of their positions during the annual Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents Conference.

The Latest: First Tennessee execution in nearly a decade set
The Latest: First Tennessee execution in nearly a decade set

The Latest on the scheduled execution of Tennessee inmate Billy Ray Irick (all times local):

Man accused in death of girlfriend's 11-month-old son
Man accused in death of girlfriend's 11-month-old son

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a man has been charged with murder, child abuse and neglect in the 2017 death of his girlfriend's 11-month-old son.

Police: Tennessee man attempted to run down NY churchgoers
Police: Tennessee man attempted to run down NY churchgoers

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

Police: Girl, 9, accidentally shot, killed by brother, 10
Police: Girl, 9, accidentally shot, killed by brother, 10

Police say a 9-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her 10-year-old brother in Tennessee.

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue
History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were afoot in this city known even then as a beacon...

Tennessee set to kill 1st inmate in nearly a decade
Tennessee set to kill 1st inmate in nearly a decade

Tennessee is set to execute a man for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, in what would be the first time the state has applied the death penalty since 2009.

Ex-Tennessee jailer charged with contraband, inmate contact
Ex-Tennessee jailer charged with contraband, inmate contact

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

Superintendents declare 'no confidence' in TNReady
Superintendents declare 'no confidence' in TNReady

The superintendents of the state's two largest school districts have declared "no confidence" in TNReady after problems emerged with the standardized assessment.

Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster dies at 77
Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster dies at 77

A former Tennessee broadcaster who was recently inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame has died. He was 77.

No Crime Stoppers reward for Waffle House shooting tipster
No Crime Stoppers reward for Waffle House shooting tipster

The woman who made the 911 call that led to the capture of a man accused of killing four people at a Tennessee Waffle House will not get a Crime Stoppers reward.

Officials release video of police shooting, announce review
Officials release video of police shooting, announce review

Nashville Mayor David Briley is announcing a "comprehensive review" of policing procedures as Tennessee authorities release video of a fatal police shooting last month.

Tennessee officer fatally shoots man in parking lot
Tennessee officer fatally shoots man in parking lot

Authorities say a Tennessee police officer has fatally shot a man who attempted to hit him with a vehicle.

New Mexico gov hopefuls vow to help Trinity Test descendants
New Mexico gov hopefuls vow to help Trinity Test descendants

New Mexico's Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates say want descendants of families who lived the Trinity Test to receive compensation from the U.S. government.

Tennessee set to kill 1st inmate in nearly a decade
Tennessee set to kill 1st inmate in nearly a decade

Tennessee is set to execute its first inmate since 2009, barring last-minute intervention from the U.S. Supreme Court or some unexpected change.

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