Stories tagged: tennessee
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Authorities in Tennessee say an irate woman pointed a gun at fast food workers because they gave her ketchup instead of jelly.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
A Memphis judge ruled on Monday that the daughter of a man executed 13 years ago for murder does not have the right to seek DNA testing of evidence in …
Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million expansion at its plant in Chattanooga.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
A sheriff has presented the Johnny Cash Museum proof that the late musician who famously cultivated an image as an outlaw was in fact granted law enforcement authority decades ago.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
A federal judge has blocked Tennessee’s new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1, saying Thursday that any benefit of the law won’t likely outweigh its potential …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Washington State still in the running for Sav’ell Smalls after country’s No. 1 OLB announces top-six schools
Along with Alabama, Florida State, Tennessee, Washington and Oregon, Sav’ell Smalls is seen wearing an anthracite Washington State jersey and helmet. Smalls was previously considering six other schools, but he …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were involved in a plane crash as the family landed …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Cyntoia Brown, championed by celebrities as a symbol of unfair sentencing, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women, where she had been serving a life sentence for …
Tue., May 14, 2019
Authorities in Virginia say two missing women and a missing teenage girl were shot to death by a carnival worker who met the victims through the traveling show.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Sun., April 7, 2019
Last weekend, for an unprecedented second year in a row, Colin Zeng was named NCAA Diver of the Year at the 2019 NCAA swimming and diving championships in Austin, Texas.
Sun., March 17, 2019
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Mon., March 11, 2019
The family of a black man killed by a Nashville police officer filed a federal lawsuit Monday, naming the city and the white officer who fatally shot the man from …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
A woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 was granted clemency Monday by Tennessee’s governor and will be released from …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Music superstar Taylor Swift announced Sunday she’s voting for Tennessee’s Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
Most of the roughly 400 guns that were stolen from a United Parcel Service facility in Tennessee have been recovered in the Chicago area, federal authorities said.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …