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High school coach, firefighter charged with statutory rape

Posted: 02/07/2014 - The Shelby County district attorney's office says Bolton High School assistant baseball coach Michael Lewis and firefighter Bryan Wilson were arrested Thursday on aggravated statutory rape charges.

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Romanian admits to online car scheme

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Federal prosecutors said Friday that 34-year-old Alexander Stanciu of Bucharest, Romania, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud.

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YMCA at crash site reopens after inspection

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Police said Friday afternoon that specially trained dogs assisted in a final inspection of the area around the crash and that additional material was discovered and collected.

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February's Adoptable Horses

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Local 8 News Anchor Amanda Hara takes us to Horse Haven of Tennessee for a preview of the horses available during Saturday's Adoption Day

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New forensic center to serve 22 counties

Posted: 02/05/2014 - U.T. Medical Center and Knox County agreed to end their forensic center partnership last year. That leaves several counties wondering where the money's going to come from for a new center.

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Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mall

Posted: 02/03/2014 - We eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began moving into the local shopping mall

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Federal officials want cars to be able to talk to each other

Updated: 02/03/2014 - Raising hopes of preventing many collisions, transportation officials say they'll propose requiring that automakers equip new cars and light trucks with technology that lets vehicles communicate with each other

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Dog shot and killed on frozen pond

Posted: 01/30/2014 - Jessamine county animal control officers say someone has come forward to admit to a disturbing case of animal cruelty

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Senator's ex-aide apologized for child porn

Posted: 01/30/2014 - A former aide to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander who killed himself last week as he awaited trial on child pornography charges wrote in a letter that he "should have known better" than to view the images.

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Obama to visit Tenn. school of shooting victim

Posted: 01/29/2014 - As President Barack Obama's security detail prepared for his visit to a Nashville high school on Thursday, grief counselors went to the school to help students cope with the fatal shooting of a teen by a classmate

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Marlboro Man dies of lung disease

Posted: 01/27/2014 - Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died

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