- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment Updated: Jul-03-15 1:16 pm
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.
- Reward increases to $17,000 in decapitated dog case Updated: Jul-02-15 4:05 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - An animal rights organization says it is adding $5,000 to the reward in the Knox County case of two dogs that were found beheaded and skinned, and the total offered has reached $17,000.
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: Jul-01-15 2:14 pm
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- Hole found in engine of small plane that crashed into house Updated: Jun-30-15 4:28 pm
PLAINVILLE, Massachusetts - There was internal damage to the engine of a small plane that crashed into a home and burned over the weekend, killing three people onboard, a federal safety investigator said.
- Federal officials investigate recent fires at black churches Updated: Jun-29-15 4:37 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Federal authorities say they are investigating recent fires at predominantly black churches, though the blazes do not appear to be related.
- Supporters seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan Updated: Jun-29-15 4:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Supporters of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee met Monday to renew an effort to try to pass it after a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold health insurance subsidies.
- Tennessee set to make move to a lone 'Lady Vols' team Updated: Jun-26-15 2:37 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee's decision to eliminate the Lady Volunteers nickname in all sports but basketball is the latest move in a nationwide trend of schools moving away from separate team monikers for men and women.
- University of Tennessee approves 3 percent tuition hike Updated: Jun-25-15 5:41 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The University of Tennessee board of trustees has approved a tuition increase for undergraduates of 3 percent at its three main campuses.
- Federal judge steps out of case against Rep. Joe Armstrong Updated: Jun-25-15 10:40 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Chief U.S. District Judge Tom Varlan has recused himself from the tax fraud conspiracy case against state Rep. Joe Armstrong of Knoxville.
- Bus driver was reading text message before fatal wreck Updated: Jun-23-15 8:40 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - An investigation into a fatal crash of two school buses last year in Knoxville indicates one of the drivers was reading a text message just before the wreck.
- 4 incoming Tennessee students earn Manning scholarships Updated: Jun-22-15 6:56 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Alayna Cameron of Cookeville, Ainsley Ellington of Alcoa, Jason Liang of Collierville and Michael Lidwin of Chantilly, Virginia, are the 2015 winners of the University of Tennessee's Peyton Manning Scholarship.
- 'Arts in the Airport' to feature regional artists Updated: Jun-22-15 5:05 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority and the Arts and Culture Alliance are presenting "Arts in the Airport."
- Tenn officials waiting for gay marriage ruling before action Updated: Jun-21-15 12:25 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - In Tennessee, state and local officials say they are taking a wait-and-see approach to the possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the state's gay marriage ban.
- Police sponsored summer camp provides fun, life skills Updated: Jun-21-15 9:56 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Children love summer camp, no matter where they are from.
- Ex-University of Tennessee President Ed Boling dies at 93 Updated: Jun-19-15 1:17 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Edward J. Boling, who served as president of the University of Tennessee system for 18 years, has died, the university said. He was 93.
- Man arrested, bomb squad called to Knoxville gas station Updated: Jun-18-15 8:13 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Knoxville police called in a bomb squad and arrested one man at a gas station after they found chemicals in his car.
- Haslam issues election writ for House seat vacated by Haynes Updated: Jun-16-15 4:35 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam has issued a writ of election to fill the state House seat vacated by new Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes.
- Principals share how Knoxville schools coped after bus crash Updated: Jun-14-15 12:28 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Knox County Schools principals Sydney Upton and Sherry Hensley were attending a conference in Gatlinburg on the afternoon of Dec. 2 when their cellphones rang with the first news of the crash.
- Leslie heads Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction class Updated: Jun-12-15 7:21 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - This year is proving doubly rewarding for Lisa Leslie.
- Maryland child rape suspect arrested in Knoxville Updated: Jun-09-15 6:43 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A Maryland man has been arrested at a Knoxville motel on child sexual abuse and pornography charges.
- Univ. of Tennessee looking for resident to restore mansion Updated: Jun-09-15 1:52 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - After months of searching, the University of Tennessee is still looking for someone to lease and restore a historic Knoxville mansion that has fallen into disrepair.
- Haslam calls on locals to influence 'changing Legislature' Updated: Jun-09-15 12:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday issued an appeal to officials from Tennessee cities and towns to help influence what he described as a "changing" state Legislature less concerned with the interests of traditional institutions.