- Traffic ticket? State lawmaker says no problem, just burn it Updated: May-27-16 2:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem - he just burns them.
- TDOT halts road construction during Memorial Day weekend Updated: May-27-16 3:49 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Transportation is halting road construction on the state's highways over the Memorial Day weekend.
- GOP officials reject Democratic lawmaker's White House trip Updated: May-24-16 6:30 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee state senators have been reimbursed for out-of-state travel for meetings from Florida to Alaska, and on topics ranging from school vouchers to the dangers of radical Islam. But GOP leaders say a Democrat's trip to the White House doesn't qualify.
- 911 calls released in Tennessee man's shooting by officers Updated: May-24-16 1:23 pm
TRENTON, Tennessee - Authorities in west Tennessee have released 911 calls from the night when officers shot and killed a Trenton man who had threatened to shoot police and to kill himself.
- Tennessee law strips university diversity office funding Updated: May-20-16 3:45 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill to strip funding from the diversity office at Tennessee's flagship public university has become law without Gov. Bill Haslam's signature.
- Bill to strip UT of diversity office funding becomes law Updated: May-20-16 1:10 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill to strip funding from the diversity office at the state's flagship public university has become law without Gov. Bill Haslam's signature.
- Vanderbilt poll finds Trump with 9-point lead in Tennessee Updated: May-19-16 5:09 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a 9 percentage point lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tennessee, according to a Vanderbilt University poll released Thursday.
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: May-18-16 5:17 pm
Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:
- Haslam names Ohio emergency administrator to head TEMA Updated: May-17-16 11:51 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam has named Ohio emergency operations administrator Patrick Sheehan as the new director of Tennessee's disaster response agency.
- New rules in place for attorneys working as in-house counsel Updated: May-16-16 12:40 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Any attorney who is working as in-house counsel in Tennessee for a corporation doing business here and does not have a Tennessee law license faces a July 1 deadline to register with the Board of Law Examiners.
- Official: Report expected in fatal wreck involving trooper Updated: May-15-16 5:41 pm
HALETOWN, Tennessee - A district attorney says a final report is expected to be finished soon on an accident involving a Tennessee Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 24 that killed a motorcyclist.
- Haslam still unready to support Trump until after meeting Updated: May-13-16 8:45 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam still isn't ready yet to throw his support behind presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
- Ramsey, key force in Tennessee GOP boom, takes victory lap Updated: May-13-16 8:19 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, a driving force in the Republican boom in Tennessee, is taking a final victory lap before retiring from politics.
- Speakers of Tennessee House and Senate expect no more vetoes Updated: May-12-16 5:54 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The speakers of the Tennessee House and Senate say they don't expect any more vetoes from fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.
- Tennessee Supreme Court building gets historic places marker Updated: May-12-16 3:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A new marker inside the doors of the Tennessee Supreme Court in Nashville celebrates the building's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons to leave Haslam cabinet Updated: May-11-16 5:54 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Bill Gibbons is stepping down as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety this summer, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.
- Counseling group cancels conference to target Tennessee law Updated: May-11-16 12:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - By canceling its conference in Tennessee next year, the American Counseling Association wants to put other states on notice that new LGBT laws can carry consequences, the group's leader said.
- GOP fractures ruin Reagan Day fundraiser in Tennessee Updated: May-10-16 6:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Reagan Day fundraisers have been a staple of GOP politics ever since the Great Communicator made a point of promoting the 11th Commandment - thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican. But in the conservative suburbs east of Nashville, the event has become too poisonous to be held this year.
- Suspect in Meigs County crash that killed 4 in custody Updated: May-10-16 7:01 am
DECATUR, Tennessee - Bradley County officials say they have arrested the suspect in a Meigs County crash that killed four people.
- Dollar General plans Georgia facility, creating 500 jobs Updated: May-09-16 12:42 pm
ATLANTA - Tennessee-based Dollar General Corp. plans a 1 million-square-foot distribution center southeast of Atlanta that will employ 500 people when the plant is fully operational, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
- 24-year sentence for Tennessee man in human trafficking case Updated: May-04-16 4:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Justice Department says a Tennessee man who pleaded guilty in a human trafficking case has been sentenced to 24½ years in prison by a federal judge in New Orleans.
- Tennessee campus carry becomes law without Haslam signature Updated: May-02-16 7:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee's public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor's signature.
- Lawmaker accused of harassment is all alone with his M&Ms Updated: Apr-29-16 9:32 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet.
- Highway worker killed west of Nashville on I-40 Updated: Apr-28-16 5:07 pm
CENTERVILLE, Tennessee - A Tennessee Department of Transportation worker has been killed in Middle Tennessee on Interstate 40 West.