Updated: 4:47 PM - The commissioner's office announced the penalty Thursday.
Updated: 3:43 PM - Police in Anderson County are better prepared to handle hostage situations with a monthly training.
Posted: 3:38 PM - Five East Tennessee counties are working with the District Attorney's office to arrest all sex offenders who are violating their registration obligations.
Updated: 5:12 PM - The American Eagle Foundation, headquartered in Pigeon Forge at Dollywood, released 'Winfield' back into the wild on on Douglas Lake Thursday morning.
Posted: 2:55 PM - Jason Padgett was assaulted outside a bar 12 years ago, suffering what doctors called a "profound concussion." But life after his head injury was completely different. He gained something no one could have imagined.
Posted: 2:06 PM - A Massachusetts woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend with an ax before also going after the couple across the street.
Updated: 1:45 PM - Three inmates took a correction officer hostage at an Ohio county jail for several hours Wednesday and one of the inmates called CBS affiliate WOIO in the middle of the incident.
Updated: 2:12 PM - Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero has unveiled a new budget proposal. It includes a 34-cent property tax increase.
Updated: 12:57 PM - Rural Metro says a West Knox County brush fire is under control.
Posted: 11:28 AM - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.
Posted: 11:25 AM - Ronald McDonald, who represents the magic and happiness of the McDonald's brand, is setting out on a global mission to rally the public through inspiring events.
Posted: 11:19 AM - The Cocke County MoonPie festival celebrates the pie inventor's heritage. This year's festival takes place Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. at the Cocke County fairgrounds.
Posted: 11:12 AM - A former Kentucky postal worker was sentenced to six months in federal prison for "destroying, hiding and delaying the delivery of at least 44,900 pieces of mail.
Posted: 10:57 AM - Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week with the spring home-buying season beginning.
Posted: 10:51 AM - Thousands of postal workers around the country are expected to protest the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees.
Posted: 10:37 AM - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require health warning labels and approval for new products under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Posted: 10:15 AM - Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.