- The Walmart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.
- A lawyer representing the trust for Randy California, late guitarist for the band Spirit, claims Zeppelin stole the intro for "Stairway to Heaven" from Spirit's 1968 instrumental track "Taurus."
- Ferguson broke the news Monday afternoon to his studio audience during the taping of the show which will be broadcast Tuesday at 12:37 a.m. Ferguson’s last show will be in December.
- This weekend’s Rhythm N’ Blooms festival is expected to draw nearly 20,000 concertgoers to downtown Knoxville over the next three days. New this year, the music festival has its own ice cream flavor.