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Remains found linked to 11-year-old case

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A forensic examination has determined human remains found by a hunter in southern Kentucky are those of a girl who had been missing for nearly 11 years.

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Police ID suspect in shooting of former NBA player

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Memphis police are looking for a 18-year-old man they say is responsible for the robbery and shooting of former NBA and University of Memphis player Antonio Burks.

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Shelby sheriff's office employee charged

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A clerk at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office has been charged with stealing $6,000 from an office account over the past two years.

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Chinese businessmen still want Miss. car plant

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Two dueling Chinese businessmen have settled a federal lawsuit over a proposed $6.5 billion car plant in Mississippi near Memphis, with both sides saying they can pursue the massive project on their own.

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Friend: Herenton to resign Thursday

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A close friend of Memphis, Tenn., Mayor Willie Herenton, who announced he would resign to run for Congress then postponed his departure, says he plans to step down this week.

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Coal ash cancer concerns

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Cancer concerns about spilled coal ash from the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant are piling up right along with sludge itself.

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Letters stating school transfers coming late for some parents

Updated: 07/28/2009 - If you're the parent of a child that attends a school struggling to keep up with No Child Left Behind standards, you're allowed the option of changing schools. It's required. But some parents are saying their notification came too late.

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Child well-being report ranks Tenn. 46Th

Updated: 07/28/2009 - An annual report on child well-being ranks Tennessee 46Th in the nation. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at 10 indicators, and shows Tennessee improved on some, but still has a lot of work to do.

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Stanley resigns from state senate after affair with intern, alleged extortion

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Tennessee State Senator Paul Stanley is resigning from the legislature after having an affair with 22-year-old intern. Republican state Sen. Paul Stanley told The Associated Press Tuesday that he will soon break his silence on his affair with a 22-year-old legislative intern that was revealed by an alleged extortion plot.

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IG report: Red flags ignored, TVA ash spill could have been prevented

Updated: 07/28/2009 - TVA Inspector General Richard Moore presented the findings of his office's review of the cause of the December 2008 ash slide at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County to the U.S House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

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Jefferson County inmates captured

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Two inmates are now in custody after they escaped from a Jefferson County Prison early Tuesday morning.

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Vets affected by hospital mistakes to file claims

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be asked to pay disability benefits and possibly other compensation for hospital mistakes that possibly exposed veterans to infectious body fluids.

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Atlanta close to tearing down last housing project

Posted: 07/28/2009 - Atlanta is on its way to becoming the first major U.S. city to eliminate all of its large public housing projects. And cities from Boston to Los Angeles are following its lead.

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Gas leak causes Mt. Juliet evacuations

Posted: 07/28/2009 - A natural gas line was ruptured during road construction Monday afternoon in Mt. Juliet in western Wilson County, officials said.

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Chattanooga man killed in crash during chase

Posted: 07/28/2009 - A parole violator with a revoked driver's license sped away from a traffic stop in Chattanooga and was killed while being chased when he crashed into a tree and his truck burned.

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