- Nashville prison faces 'emergency staffing issues' Updated: Jul-07-15 3:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A state prison in Nashville that houses men with mental illnesses is facing a critical shortage of corrections officers.
- Officials warn against well water use near train crash site Updated: Jul-07-15 3:03 pm
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - Officials are advising residents against the use of well water in the area where a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in east Tennessee.
- Tennessee death row inmates challenge execution method Updated: Jul-07-15 12:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After more than a year of delays, a trial challenging Tennessee's method for executing prisoners has begun.
- 2 children die in house fire in Middle Tennessee Updated: Jul-07-15 10:35 am
CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee - Police say two children have died and another was critically injured in a house fire in Middle Tennessee.
- Locomotive from Civil War train chase to stay in Atlanta Updated: Jul-07-15 8:17 am
KENNESAW, Georgia - A Cobb County lawmaker says he won't fight a state agency's ruling that one of the trains involved in The Great Locomotive Chase is owned by the city of Atlanta.
- Tennessee police cancel Amber Alert for 14-year-old girl Updated: Jul-07-15 7:37 am
SURGOINSVILLE, Tennessee - Police say they have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued for a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl seen with a 41-year-old sex offender after both were found in Virginia.
- Ohio governor heading back south for events Updated: Jul-07-15 4:06 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) will make a southern swing this week as he gets ready to a join the crowded field of Republican presidential hopefuls.
- Big South Fork wants public input on rock climbing Updated: Jul-07-15 4:05 am
ONEIDA, Tennessee - Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area wants to hear from the public about rock climbing management issues at the recreation area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
- Memphis woman pleads guilty in shooting death of boyfriend Updated: Jul-07-15 4:05 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Authorities say a Memphis woman has pleaded guilty in the cold-case shooting death of her boyfriend 15 years ago.
- Dead fish found in creek after train derailment Updated: Jul-06-15 5:59 pm
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - Environmental officials have asked Maryville, Tennessee, residents to avoid a creek where dead fish were found after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.
- Lawmaker calls for maker of new state logo to give refund Updated: Jul-06-15 5:17 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A state lawmaker is calling for a refund of all but $10,000 of the $46,000 paid for development of a new Tennessee state logo, saying the company that developed it was "substantially over-compensated."
- Police believe suspect shot at officer who opened fire Updated: Jul-06-15 1:26 pm
MORRISTOWN, Tennessee - Morristown Police Maj. Michelle Jones says police believe a Hamblen County man killed by an officer Saturday night had fired at the officer.
- Federal lawsuit filed in death of Anderson County inmate Updated: Jul-06-15 10:47 am
CLINTON, Tennessee - A former nurse charged with falsifying log sheets in the wake of the death of an Anderson County inmate now faces a federal civil-rights lawsuit.
- Boy, 13, drowns in closed Memphis pool Updated: Jul-06-15 9:16 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has drowned after climbing the fence of a closed Memphis public pool and going for a swim.
- TSU program exposes students to cutting-edge research Updated: Jul-06-15 5:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than 20 incoming Tennessee State University freshmen spent part of their summer getting exposed to real-world scientific work and cutting-edge research.
- Festival in Murfreesboro to feature popular bluegrass names Updated: Jul-06-15 5:05 am
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Organizers say some of the biggest names in bluegrass will take stage at this year's Uncle Dave Macon Days Old-Time Music and Dance Festival in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
- Piano-playing senator's latest tune: New education policy Updated: Jul-06-15 4:09 am
WASHINGTON - How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate?
- Dunlap man wants to create flag monument on side of mountain Updated: Jul-05-15 2:35 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - A former Dunlap mayor wants to create what could be the largest image of the Confederate battle flag in the South to preserve what he says is an important part of American history and his own heritage.
- Morgan County woman charged with shooting husband Updated: Jul-05-15 11:50 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Authorities have arrested a Morgan County woman accused of shooting her husband.
- Police: Child waiting for fireworks show struck by bullet Updated: Jul-05-15 11:25 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Authorities say a 9-year-old girl was struck by a bullet in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, while waiting for a fireworks show to begin.
- Memphis Symphony eyes move to Midtown Updated: Jul-05-15 10:53 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Memphis Symphony Orchestra president and CEO Roland Valliere is not shy when it comes to talking about the future of the organization.
- Tenn. students seeking scholarships facing close deadline Updated: Jul-04-15 4:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Only one in four students participating in a college scholarship program has completed the volunteer work needed to remain eligible.
- Predators sign Cody Bass to 1-year, two-way contract Updated: Jul-04-15 2:17 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Nashville Predators have signed free-agent forward Cody Bass to a one-year, two-way contract.
- 70-year-old Johnson City man charged in cane attack Updated: Jul-04-15 1:22 pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee - A 70-year-old Johnson City man has been jailed on a charge that he assaulted a woman with a cane.
- Nashville student turns mom's death into passion to lead Updated: Jul-04-15 12:01 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - When Treasure West was eight years old, her mother died of a drug overdose. At the same time, her father was in jail.