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Rescue dogs put to the test at Memphis

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Twenty of 25 teams made up of search dogs and their handlers from around the country successfully completed federal certification during testing held at the Memphis suburb of Collierville.

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East Tenn. soldiers prepare for deployment

Updated: 03/30/2009 - About 200 East Tennessee guardsmen are preparing to head to Iraq. They're part of more than 600 soldiers with the Tennessee Army National Guard's 1/230th Air Cavalry Squadron being deployed

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One year later: New Midway Baptist Church

Updated: 03/30/2009 - It's been a year since New Midway Baptist Church in Roane County burned to the ground leaving a group of 250 without a sanctuary. Volunteer TV visited the congregation and toured the new building. The associate pastor tells us it's been a long year, but one full of healing and new relationships.

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Teacher already charged faces new allegations

Posted: 03/29/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say a Nashville teacher slipped through the cracks of the background-checking system and was charged with sex crimes involving children within hours of being released on bail on similar charges in Chattanooga.

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Cold temps headed to Tennessee

Posted: 03/29/2009 - The National Weather Service says temperatures are expected to drop into the 30s, and agricultural experts say crops are going to need a light covering for protection.

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Man escapes mobile home fire in Jefferson County

Updated: 03/29/2009 - A man awoke to smoke, and found that his mobile home was on fire. New Market firefighters say Robert Kinder climbed out the back window, ran to a neighbor's house and called 911.

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More than 5,000 participate in Knoxville marathon

Posted: 03/29/2009 - More than 5,000 runners hit the streets of downtown Knoxville Sunday morning. The Covenant Health Marathon kicked off at 7 in the morning on the Clinch Avenue Bridge.

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Fort Sanders apartment complex evacuated after grease fire

Posted: 03/29/2009 - A grease fire has forced the evacuation of a Fort Sanders apartment complex. Firefighters say someone was cooking in one of the Highland Avenue apartments at about 12:30 Saturday afternoon. All 12 apartments were evacuated.

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Tenn. House speaker announces re-election plans

Posted: 03/28/2009 - House Speaker Kent Williams has announced to a hometown crowd he plans to run for re-election in 2010 despite the fallout over his election to lead the General Assembly's lower chamber.

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Bredesen wants higher ed restructuring

Posted: 03/28/2009 - Gov. Phil Bredesen says smaller four-year colleges should stop investing money in graduate programs and leave that to the state's larger schools.

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Saturday's Severe Weather

Posted: 03/28/2009 - Severe thunderstorms and rain showers are possible for your Saturday evening.

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AP Newsbreak: Jeff, Lori McMahan go to prison

Posted: 03/28/2009 - Former State Auditor and Inspector Jeff McMahan and his wife have turned themselves in at federal prison sites in Texas and Tennessee to begin serving their sentences.

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