Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee now says he's in favor of changing a law that requires the state to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
The nonprofit Nature Conservancy has partnered with private investors to acquire more than a quarter-million acres (102,000 hectares) of working forest land in the Appalachian coalfields.
A newspaper investigation says the unwieldy paperwork system behind Tennessee's low-income health insurance program caused thousands of children to lose coverage.
A former police chief in Tennessee faces an official misconduct charge after authorities say he was in a sexual relationship with an informant paid from a police fund that was missing hundreds of dollars.
Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is facing backlash for signing a proclamation ordering a day to honor Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
A prosecutor says he's seeking state and federal help as he investigates potential excessive force during a Tennessee traffic stop strip search of a black man before his drug charge arrest.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says three young children who were the subject of an Endangered Child Alert have been found in northern Minnesota.
A federal grand jury has subpoenaed a retired Tennessee police officer accused of helping to cover up a rape allegation against another officer.
Nokian Tyres has produced its first test tire at its factory in Tennessee, as the company approaches the facility's planned start date in early 2020 of producing tires for commercial sales.
A Spanish-language reporter who has been facing deportation since his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee has been released from custody as his case proceeds.
Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has told The Tennessean that he won't run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander.
The Latest on shipments of low-level radioactive waste to Nevada that may have been mislabeled and out of regulatory compliance (all times local):
The U.S. Energy Department has suspended shipments of low-level radioactive waste from Tennessee to Nevada while it investigates whether the materials were being mislabeled and shipped out of compliance with state or...
A Tennessee lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct is denying he's been asked by Republican Gov. Bill Lee not to run for reelection next year.
A report by prisoner advocacy groups says there have been 10 homicides in Tennessee's privately run state prisons since March 2014, versus five in state-run lockups.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered Child Alert for three young children authorities believe were taken by their non-custodial parents.