Stories tagged: Tennessee
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Galilee Memorial Gardens, the Tennessee cemetery where caskets were crushed and stacked, remains were mishandled and bodies were lost, remains closed.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Glenn Jacobs, the WWE wrestler known as Kane, has won the bout for mayor in Tennessee’s third largest county. Jacobs, a small business owner, was leading Democrat Linda Haney by …
Fri., July 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
After a two-day manhunt, a trooper came across the suspect in the slaying of a sheriff’s deputy not far from the scene of the crime, authorities said Friday.
Tue., May 29, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Diving into the midterm elections, President Donald Trump is seeking to build a stable of Republicans who will help promote his agenda and serve as a check on Democrats aiming …
Tue., April 24, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced “the true test of a man,” …
Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
Electrolux says its plans for a $250 million plant expansion in Tennessee are on hold, and the Swedish appliance maker is pointing to President Donald Trump’s tariff action as the …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:05 p.m.
Dolly Parton says her Tennessee amusement park “has hogged the spotlight long enough” and she’s stepping aside as grand marshal of the Pigeon Forge spring parade after 32 years.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
A federal appeals court has ruled that Tennessee won’t have to recount votes for a state constitutional amendment passed in 2014 that allows tougher abortion restrictions.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Diane Black says she’s stepping down as House Budget Committee chairwoman as she runs for governor of Tennessee.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Secret recordings of one of the defendants uttering racial epithets are threatening to disrupt the federal fraud trial of former executives and sales staffers at the truck stop chain controlled …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Taking on a crowd of jeering union workers, standing up to a charismatic Democratic opponent on the man’s home turf or lecturing upper management of one of …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Pop star Miley Cyrus returned to her Tennessee roots, musically and geographically, for the release of her new album “Younger Now” with a hometown performance at Nashville …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
A note found in the car of a man charged with spraying deadly gunfire at a Tennessee church made reference to revenge for a white supremacist’s massacre at a black …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Former football star Peyton Manning ruled out a bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of Republican Bob Corker, saying in a sports radio interview on …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the powerful Foreign Relations Committee and a political force on financial issues, announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9 p.m.
A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:26 a.m.
Three Tennessee high school students who posted a fake shooting threat on social media have been arrested.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
A Tennessee theater has canceled a long-running screening of “Gone With the Wind” because of racially insensitive content in the classic 1939 film.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
A Tennessee chapter of the NAACP is urging officials to remove a statue of a Confederate general from in front of a county courthouse, echoing similar efforts throughout the South.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
The city of Nashville fought a losing battle this spring as a state law passed that lets people with gun permits enter city buses and its main bus terminal with …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a prison bus in Georgia were captured Thursday in Tennessee, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Police in Tennessee say they are asking a grand jury to bring charges because investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend in which one …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher more than a month ago was found safe in California and the teacher was arrested, authorities said Thursday.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
The two-day annual festival debuted in 2015 on a horse farm in Franklin, Tennessee, and was co-founded by Kevin Griffin of the band Better Than Ezra. Timberlake is a partner …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
A yearlong series of events taking place ahead of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, kicked off Monday with the unveiling of a historical …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Federal prosecutors in West Tennessee say a former sheriff’s deputy is facing charges that he provided security during a cocaine deal. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis said Wednesday that …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Two people were charged with child abuse after deputies found an autistic girl locked in a cage at a home in northeastern Tennessee.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10 p.m.
Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together.