Updated: 07/20/2011 - The House has passed a tea party-backed plan that would increase the nation's debt limit.
Updated: 08/02/2012 - In Sevier County, prescription pill abuse is rampant, even rivaling drugs like meth.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - A former treasury analyst for Central Parking Corp. has pleaded guilty to wire fraud related to her embezzlement of more than $1.9 million from the Nashville-based company.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether lawmakers improperly intervened with a state board to help three nurse practitioners whose licenses were suspended.
Updated: 07/19/2011 - The credit rating agency said Tuesday that it has placed on review for possible downgrade the triple-A bond ratings of Maryland, New Mexico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - An excessive heat watch is posted from Wednesday morning through Saturday evening for the 10 West Tennessee counties closest to the Mississippi River.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - Officials say no injuries were reported when a small fire broke out on a FedEx plane at Memphis International Airport.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - Highway planners say a proposed new toll bridge across the Tennessee River should be built just south of the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in northern Hamilton County.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - A former caregiver has been returned to Jackson from Dallas to face charges that she attacked a patient who has intellectual disabilities.
Posted: 07/19/2011 - His son had noticed Ellis and the mower were missing not long after Ellis began mowing the lawn around noon on Monday and called his mother.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Authorities in Cookeville, Tenn., say a man who wandered into church where the sheriff was worshipping ended up charged with public intoxication.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Tennessee environmental regulators have given the go-ahead to build a landfill for aluminum recycling waste.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - A Murfreesboro man leading an effort to build a mosque says finding contractors has been a slow process because of controversy surrounding the project.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - The Tennessee crop is expected to average about 70 bushels per acre, well above the national average of 44 bushels.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Fondren told firefighters he was microwaving a Hot Pocket pastry when it blew up. Firefighters called police after finding remnants of a meth lab in the room's melted trash can.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Around 150 soldiers from the 230th Signal Company will deploy from the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna on Thursday.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Gov. Bill Haslam says a $600,000 grant to help construct the Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail will encourage people to exercise.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Gary Cordell of the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs says scams circulate daily with the goal of getting money or personal information.
Posted: 07/18/2011 - Peter Montgomery credits the more than 60 space shuttle launches he's seen to one main thing: persistency.
Posted: 07/17/2011 - An inmate who escaped from the Scott County Jail on Thursday was captured Saturday night in Helenwood.
Posted: 07/16/2011 - A final goodbye for two National Guard soldiers killed in a helicopter crash last Saturday. Hundreds gathered at the Sevier Heights Baptist Church to honor Chief Warrant Officer 4 Daniel Cole and 1st Lieutenant Thomas Williams.
Posted: 07/15/2011 - Fort Loudon Lake might be a little more choppy than a usual. There will be tons of speed boats flying down the lake. It's their annual poker run.
Posted: 07/15/2011 - The Tennessee Valley Golden Retreiver Rescue has a dog named Tucker that is looking for a loving home.
Posted: 07/15/2011 - The clock's ticking on the country running out of money to pay its bills. Volunteer TV has been looking into how the fallout hits home and your pocket book.