- Knoxville News Sentinel sues for documents in UT rape case Updated: Feb-12-16 8:50 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The Knoxville News Sentinel is asking a judge to unseal evidence in the cases of two former University of Tennessee football players charged with aggravated rape.
- Former inmate says he was held for sentence already served Updated: Feb-12-16 4:15 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A man is suing the Knox County Sheriff's Office, saying he was illegally detained for 22 days for a sentence he already served.
- UT says it never offered degree candidate says he earned Updated: Feb-12-16 4:06 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The University of Tennessee says it never offered a degree that a candidate for Knox County property assessor says he earned.
- School voucher bill stalls in House amid flagging support Updated: Feb-11-16 5:42 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A proposal to create a school voucher program stalled in the House on Thursday despite efforts to drum up support among wary rural lawmakers by limiting the areas of Tennessee where parents could receive state money to pay for private school tuition.
- The Latest: Ex-execs of Haslam-owned chain charged Updated: Feb-09-16 7:54 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Latest on the case against the former president of the truck stop chain Flying J (all times local):
- Haslam-owned chain exec advised 'say one thing, do another' Updated: Feb-09-16 7:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A former top executive of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam advised sales staff to "Say one thing, do another," when it came to dealing with customers, according to an indictment.
- Officials want to honor World War II soldier from Knoxville Updated: Feb-06-16 2:00 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - For refusing to back down even when staring down the barrel of a Nazi officer's pistol, Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds was honored last week by Israel for an act of bravery that saved as many as 200 Jewish Americans during World War II.
- Students, professors rally against perceived attacks Updated: Feb-05-16 5:24 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A group of student and teacher organizations at the University of Tennessee are protesting on campus against what they feel are attacks on the school coming from the governor and the state legislature.
- Texas man charged with transporting meth in Tennessee Updated: Feb-05-16 3:49 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Authorities say a Texas man has been arrested after officers found about 29 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: Feb-03-16 7:10 pm
Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:
- About 12 people injured after school bus collides with car Updated: Feb-03-16 6:13 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Police say approximately 12 people suffered minor injuries when a Knox County school bus crashed into a car and ran off a road.
- New 7.3-mile TVA trail opens at Norris Lake recreation area Updated: Feb-01-16 11:40 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A new mountain biking and hiking trail has opened at a Tennessee Valley Authority public recreation area in Andersonville.
- Correction: School Vouchers story Updated: Jan-27-16 11:39 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - In a story Jan. 26 about a school voucher bill, The Associated Press erroneously reported the day the committee vote occurred. It was Tuesday, not Wednesday.
- Punter gets 36 as Tennessee tops No. 24 South Carolina 78-69 Updated: Jan-23-16 4:25 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - As soon as he made his first shot of the second half, Tennessee's Kevin Punter Jr. knew how the rest of his day would go.
- Federal judge declines to dismiss student disabilities suit Updated: Jan-23-16 3:19 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A judge has denied a request by Knox County Schools to dismiss a federal lawsuit related to students with disabilities.
- The Latest: Snow backs up interstates in Nashville Updated: Jan-22-16 1:14 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The latest on winter weather conditions in Tennessee (all times local).
- Call center employing 250 in Asheville to close Updated: Jan-22-16 10:21 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A company that operates a call center in Asheville that employs 250 workers says it is closing the center this summer.
- No. 18 Lady Vols end skid with 58-49 victory over Vanderbilt Updated: Jan-21-16 10:14 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee ended its skid because Te'a Cooper broke out of her own personal funk.
- No. 18 Lady Vols backsliding, season began with high hopes Updated: Jan-20-16 3:58 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - In a season that began with Tennessee looking to reclaim its status as one of the nation's elite women's basketball teams, the Lady Volunteers instead are going backward.
- White House forum tackles opiate abuse in eastern Tennessee Updated: Jan-15-16 6:55 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli told a Knoxville audience that while prescription drug and heroin abuse have become epidemic in Appalachia, resources to fight the problem haven't grown at the same rate.
- Jackson's 25 leads Arkansas' comeback over Lady Vols 64-59 Updated: Jan-14-16 11:47 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Despite all of Arkansas' struggles so far during this season of transition, this group of Razorbacks sure does have a knack for playing up to the big moments.