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Vinson defends security guard training

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Investigators from the Knoxville Police Department and prosecutors are expected to meet late Monday afternoon or early in the evening. The topic: The weekend shooting of two people by a jewelry store security guard.

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AAA study: Majority of deaths in teen driver crashes not the drivers

Updated: 04/20/2010 - An update to a AAA study shows 58% of Tennessee teen crashes, during a 10 year period, killed persons other than teen drivers. Although AAA says the teen driving situation is getting better, one teen death is too many and they hope this study helps.

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Armed security guards: legal limits and training

Updated: 03/02/2009 - It's a 2-day process to become an armed security guard, but in that time period you're supposed to learn all about the law. But a local security expert says in this situation, the guard should never have intervened in a domestic dispute outside of the jewelry store.

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Tennessee appeals court upholds judicial election

Posted: 03/02/2009 - A ruling by the Tennessee Court of Appeals says just because voters took longer than usual to cast ballots in an August 2006 election doesn't make those votes illegal.

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Burn permits required until May

Posted: 03/02/2009 - With spring approaching, state Forestry Division officials caution that permits are still required until May 15 for burning debris.

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Nashville tuberculosis effort focuses on blacks

Posted: 03/02/2009 - The number of tuberculosis cases in Davidson County has declined over the last decade, though the number of blacks with the disease remains disproportionately high.

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17 injured in ski station accident in Spain

Posted: 03/02/2009 - A Spanish official says 17 people were slightly injured when a cable of a ski chairlift snapped in the southern Sierra Nevada ski resort.

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Wendy's/Arby's posts 4Q loss

Posted: 03/02/2009 - Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. says it posted a loss in its fourth quarter mainly due to a charge resulting from poor performance at the Arby's brand.

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New arena picks up first sponsor

Posted: 03/02/2009 - Norton Healthcare has signed on as the first sponsor for the new arena being built in downtown Louisville.

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Jury seated in accused widow's murder trial

Updated: 03/02/2009 - A jury has been seated in the case against a woman charged in the death of her second husband. A jury of of six women and eight men will hear the arguments against Raynella Dossett Leath on a first-degree murder charge. Two of the 14 jurors are alternates.

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More than 48,000 Powerball winners in Tennessee

Posted: 03/01/2009 - More than 48,000 winning Powerball tickets have been bought in Tennessee. By choosing the Power Play option, nearly 11,000 of Tennessee's winning players multiplied their prize amounts by five.

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Ice causes I-75 pile up involving 30 cars

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Traffic is back to normal, after a massive pile up on 1-75. There were nearly a dozen wrecks on the interstate sending several people to the hospital. State troopers say the accidents were all caused by the weather.

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UPDATE: Student dragged by bus improving at UT Medical Center

Updated: 03/01/2009 - A Farragut family says their son could make a full recovery, after being dragged by a school bus more than a week ago. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the bus pulled Regan Crone nearly three hundred feet February 20, 2009.

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