- EPA seeking up to $177K in fines against Tenn. lawmaker Updated: Aug-27-15 6:23 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A state lawmaker is facing up to $177,500 in fines from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for discharging waste from his northwestern Tennessee hog farm without a permit.
- Suspect in 1996 tanning bed murders now jailed in Nashville Updated: Aug-27-15 12:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A man wanted for the stabbing deaths of two 18-year-old women inside a tanning salon 19 years ago has been returned to Nashville.
- Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method Updated: Aug-26-15 10:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A Tennessee judge on Wednesday upheld the state's lethal injection process for executing inmates.
- TSU hosts crime, drug prevention awareness event Updated: Aug-25-15 3:32 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee State University is hosting a crime and drug prevention awareness event on Thursday.
- Haslam kicks off free tuition program for 2-year colleges Updated: Aug-24-15 6:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday lauded students for taking advantage of the program he created to give them two years of free tuition at a state community or technical college.
- Police: Carjacking suspect killed by victim in Nashville Updated: Aug-24-15 9:34 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Nashville police say a carjacking suspect has been shot and killed by one of the victims.
- Lawmakers spent $30K of campaign funds on pro sports tickets Updated: Aug-23-15 5:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A recent analysis of state campaign finance records show at least seven Tennessee lawmakers collectively spent more than $30,000 in campaign money on tickets to professional sporting events since 2003.
- Tennessee Promise students begin classes this week Updated: Aug-23-15 4:26 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - As many as 18,000 Tennessee Promise students could use the scholarship to begin classes this week at a state community or technical college.
- Belmont to name new building after HCA CEO and his wife Updated: Aug-23-15 11:34 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Belmont University says a new $87 million building at the heart of its campus in Nashville, Tennessee, will be named after health care giant HCA's chief executive officer and his wife.
- Mariota wants to protect ball after rough preseason debut Updated: Aug-21-15 7:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Marcus Mariota knows exactly what he wants out of his home debut, and it's what his father has been telling him to do since high school.
- Church, justice system urge fugitives to confess, repent Updated: Aug-21-15 1:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Non-violent fugitives in Middle Tennessee are being given the chance to attend church, confess and repent in a special safe surrender event in which they could see a judge and return home on the same day.
- Group hosts fundraiser to aid college-bound students Updated: Aug-21-15 4:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Education Equal Opportunity Group is hosting a fundraising and awards gala in Nashville on Saturday to help college-bound students.
- Nashville mayor continues to increase parkland Updated: Aug-21-15 3:34 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than 4,500 acres of open space in Nashville has been preserved over the past eight years.
- Nashville hotel cancels reservations for supremacist group Updated: Aug-20-15 6:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A Nashville hotel has canceled reservations for a white supremacist organization this weekend.
- Former top Haslam adviser lands $120K state museum contract Updated: Aug-20-15 5:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's former chief of staff, Mark Cate, will earn $120,000 per year as a "project coordinator" developing the new Tennessee State Museum to be built near the state Capitol.
- Sentence upheld for man in 2009 Mississippi prisoner escape Updated: Aug-19-15 4:58 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - An appeals court has upheld the seven life sentences for a man convicted of helping his inmate cousin escape from armed guards on a 2009 trip outside a Mississippi prison to an eye clinic. The two men drove to Tennessee, where the fleeing inmate shot a Nashville police officer.
- Tennessee tourism spending reached record $17.7B in 2014 Updated: Aug-18-15 5:14 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tourism spending in Tennessee reached a record $17.7 billion in 2014 as more than 100 million people visited the state, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday.
- Nashville music producer Bob Johnston dead at age 83 Updated: Aug-18-15 4:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Music producer Bob Johnston, who played a key role in landmark recordings like Bob Dylan's "Blonde on Blonde" and Johnny Cash's "At Folsom Prison," is being remembered as a maverick who helped bring folk rock to Nashville.
- Executive director of Tenn. State Museum rejects ouster call Updated: Aug-18-15 12:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The longtime executive director of the Tennessee State Museum is rejecting calls for her to be replaced as the state plans for a new $160 million facility in Nashville.
- Trial begins for man accused of slaying veteran in Antioch Updated: Aug-18-15 6:25 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A trial has begun for a man accused of killing an Iraq war veteran in front of a Metro Nashville ATM eight years ago.
- Tenn. Highway Patrol creates new protective services bureau Updated: Aug-18-15 4:13 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is creating a new protective services bureau responsible for the safety of citizens, elected officials, state workers and state buildings.
- Haslam mulls outsourced buildings at Tenn. colleges, prisons Updated: Aug-17-15 6:37 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Two years ago, Gov. Bill Haslam's administration privatized the management of many state government buildings that didn't fall within the higher education and prison systems. Now the state is exploring turning those over to private management as well.
- Haslam: Road funding needs widely accepted, but not gas tax Updated: Aug-17-15 5:15 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam sees widespread agreement about Tennessee's need to spend more on transportation projects.
- TSU appoints chief advancement officer Updated: Aug-17-15 5:06 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee State University has appointed a new associate vice president for institutional advancement.
- Inmates say they worked for free for jail officials Updated: Aug-16-15 4:35 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Former inmates at a privately run Nashville jail say they worked without pay building bean-bag "cornhole" games, plaques shaped like footballs, birdhouses and dog beds so that officials could sell them through their personal business at a flea market.