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2 charged in shooting that killed child

Posted: 08/30/2011 - Police charged 21-year-old Brian Waller and 24-year-old Michael Love with reckless homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

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Strong summer for Nashville hotels, motels

Posted: 08/30/2011 - Butch Spyridon, president of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, told The Tennessean June was one of the best months ever for area hotels and motels.

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Trial seeking damages from rape enters week 2

Updated: 08/30/2011 - Jurors are hearing a second week of testimony at a trial on a former student's lawsuit that contends Sewanee:The University of the South has harmed his reputation by wrongly finding him responsible for a rape.

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Memorial Tuesday for former chief justice Birch

Posted: 08/30/2011 - Birch will lie in repose from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the historic Metro Courthouse in Nashville. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at War Memorial Auditorium.

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Miami man sentenced in TN baby abduction case

Posted: 08/29/2011 - An East Tennessee judge has sentenced a Miami man to more than 21 years in federal prison for carjacking and interstate car theft in a case that involved the violent abduction of his infant son.

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Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Posted: 08/29/2011 - A Fort Campbell soldier has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense identified him as 23-year-old Spc. Michael C. Roberts of Watauga, Texas.

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Memphis athletic hall of fame opens Tuesday

Posted: 08/29/2011 - Memorabilia was gathered from many of the more than 400 inductees in the M Club Hall of Fame, including the basketball jersey of the late Larry Finch.

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Sweetwater soldier gets conviction overturned

Updated: 08/27/2011 - A Sweetwater man who captured national attention in 2007 after a conviction as an Army Staff Sergeant is preparing to return to Fort Campbell.

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Local economy gets boost from people fleeing hurricane

Posted: 08/27/2011 - The hurricane's eye may be hundreds of miles away, but some East Tennessee communities are feeling the storms effects. Hotels in Sevier county are seeing a huge influx of people who came west to escape Irene's wrath.

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Wonton Foods to employ 75 in LaVergne

Posted: 08/26/2011 - Wonton Foods has purchased a building in LaVergne, Tenn., for a manufacturing and distribution center that will employ 75 workers.

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Army Corps in Memphis sends workers to East Coast

Posted: 08/26/2011 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Memphis is sending 19 workers to Massachusetts and New York to help with efforts to restore power after Hurricane Irene hits the East Coast.

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Haslam handed off decision on Memphis fuel waiver

Posted: 08/26/2011 - The Republican governor told The Associated Press on Friday that he delegated the decision about requesting a fuel standards waiver to his deputy, Claude Ramsey.

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Military planes riding out hurricane at McGhee Tyson

Posted: 08/26/2011 - Capt. Joseph Keith at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard base told The Associated Press on Friday that, for security reasons, he couldn't specify how many planes had been brought to the base.

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Second casket napping suspect caught

Posted: 08/26/2011 - When employees of Weaver's Funeral Home arrived Tuesday, they discovered two men sleeping inside caskets. Both fled through a window and police arrested Barrett Lance Hartsock a short time later.

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Estate of singer Charlie Rich up for sale

Posted: 08/26/2011 - The estate of country singer Charlie Rich will be up for bid, with everything from gold records to gold watches and cigarette cases on the auction block.

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Belmont building $48 million facility

Posted: 08/26/2011 - Belmont University is planning to build a $48 million, five-story facility on campus, but the school's chief says the purpose of the building is undetermined.

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