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Push for freedom to marry

Updated: 04/13/2015 - In two weeks the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments for same sex marriage, shining a spotlight on a Knoxville couple.

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Tennessee doesn't want to return abused horses to owners

Posted: 04/09/2015 - A legal battle over who gets custody of two abused Tennessee walking horses is heating up after a state appeals court said it's not willing to return the animals to their purported owners just yet

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Bill to do away with Tennessee helmet requirement revived

Posted: 04/08/2015 - The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Kerry Roberts of Springfield passed the Senate Transportation Committee 5-4 on Wednesday. The measure failed in the same committee last month after it received a 4-4 vote.

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Tuition equality bill headed to full Senate

Posted: 04/07/2015 - Tennessee residents who are authorized to be in the United States would be eligible for in-state tuition under legislation headed for a vote in the Senate.

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Pastor humble over life saving award

Updated: 04/06/2015 - An East Tennessee pastor whose calling is saving souls is being called a hero for saving the lives of three high school students. His act of bravery is getting local attention. AVERY, NEIL AND HUNTER HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE CARNEGIE HERO MEDAL. AN AWARD GIVEN ANNUALLY FOR THOSE WHO PUT THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE IN HELPING OTHERS

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Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again

Posted: 03/31/2015 - The proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans was defeated 6-2 in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday. It failed in a special legislative session last month.

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