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Beef recalled for possible E coli

Posted: 08/14/2011 - At least three major grocery store chains are recalling certain packages of ground beef because of possible E coli.

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Tennessee officials say state pension plan strong

Posted: 08/12/2011 - Tennessee financial officials say they're confident the state's pension plan is in good shape long term despite the likelihood of continued stock market volatility and the recent Wall Street sell-off.

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Haslam: Don't force Amazon sales tax without deal

Posted: 08/12/2011 - The Republican governor told reporters in Nashville on Friday that his administration is in negotiations with Amazon on a scheme to have the company expand while also collecting sales taxes in the future.

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Officers suspended for Taylor Swift work

Posted: 08/12/2011 - Six Metro Nashville Police officers were suspended for driving Taylor Swift's security team after being denied permission to perform the outside work.

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Man cited for lewd acts with doll near school

Posted: 08/12/2011 - A man who police say was naked and engaged in lewd acts with a doll near a Spring Hill elementary school has been charged with indecent exposure.

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TVA loses $240 million in 3rd quarter

Posted: 08/12/2011 - TVA's quarterly report to the SEC shows a $240 million net loss for the third quarter due to storms, nuclear reactor down time and a decline in electricity demand during May and June.

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Shelby Co. running out of gas, seeks EPA waiver

Updated: 08/11/2011 - Tennessee officials have asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a waiver to allow the sale of winter-grade gasoline in Shelby County after a fire at a refinery put the region at risk for a gasoline shortage.

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Copper thieves wreck school air system in Hamilton

Posted: 08/11/2011 - Public school officials in Chattanooga say thieves did up to $20,000 in damage in stealing perhaps $50 worth of copper tubing from an elementary school air conditioner.

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Nashville campaign encourages breastfeeding

Posted: 08/11/2011 - Nashville businesses are being asked to place a decal of the international breastfeeding symbol in their windows as part of the "Breastfeeding Welcomed Here" campaign.

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Teen charged with murdering Memphis principal

Updated: 08/11/2011 - A 17-year-old student charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Christian school principal has been detained without bond and ordered to undergo a mental evaluation.

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Grand Ole Opry member Billy Grammer dies

Posted: 08/10/2011 - Grammer died Wednesday morning in his home state of Illinois of natural causes, according to a statement from Grand Ole Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt.

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2 federal guilty pleas linked to police slaying

Posted: 08/10/2011 - Two defendants charged in a federal case as accessories after the fatal shooting of a Chattanooga police officer have pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

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THP names first female Major

Posted: 08/10/2011 - Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott on Wednesday announced the appointment of the first female Major of the Highway Patrol.

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Cutbacks force retreat in war on meth

Updated: 08/10/2011 - Police and sheriff's departments in states that produce much of the nation's methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth

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Eagle named in honor of fallen Tennessee soldier

Updated: 08/09/2011 - "Halo" took first flight Tuesday in Dandridge. Will carry name in honor of Sgt. First Class Carlos Santos-Silva, who was killed in Afghanistan in March of 2010.

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