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Small earthquake rolls through Mo., Ky., Tenn.

Updated: 04/03/2013 - That area is in the New Madrid seismic zone, which the Geological Survey considers the most active zone in North America east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Federal cuts pinch Vanderbilt Hospital

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials say federal automatic budget cuts require tough economic measures be taken.

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Decades after King's death, Memphis jobs at risk

Updated: 04/03/2013 - Thursday marks the 45th anniversary of the civil rights leader's assassination in 1968. King was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel when he was felled by a rifle bullet fired by James Earl Ray.

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TN House quashes review of lawmakers' daily allowances

Updated: 04/03/2013 - Republican state Rep. Curry Todd made the motion in the House State Government Committee on Tuesday to delay consideration of the measure until after the Legislature adjourns next year.

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Bill would seal handgun permit records from public

Posted: 04/03/2013 - The bill blocking access to the entire database of handgun carry permit holders no longer includes loopholes for political or lobbying groups that was included in a previous version of the measure.

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Wine bill to get 2nd chance in Senate committee

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey has said he would keep it from receiving a full floor vote unless the House version that failed in committee is revived this year or next.

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Ex-Atlanta schools superintendent surrenders

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Beverly Hall has arrived at the Fulton County jail on charges associated with her alleged involvement in a standardized test cheating scandal.

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Corker: Asian allies concerned about sequester

Posted: 04/02/2013 - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, a ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said foreign leaders from Japan, China and South Korea are concerned about U.S. fiscal health as tensions remain high over North Korea.

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Nashville woman pleads guilty to VA grant theft

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A Nashville woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to making false claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs and diverting more than $360,000 in homeless veteran grants to her own personal use.

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Confederate remembrance group bypasses Memphis

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A group that preserves the history and legacy of the Confederacy is skipping Memphis in scheduling its 2016 convention after city parks were renamed.

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Humane Society hires former state Rep. Swafford

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The national animal protection group last year released secretly recorded video showing caustic substances being applied to horses' legs and hooves and the animals being beaten to make them stand.

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Whitfield wants details of Corps'access decision

Posted: 04/02/2013 - A Kentucky congressman is continuing his fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to restrict access to water near dams along the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

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Memphis police officer resigns after shooting

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Memphis police say an officer who fatally shot a 15-year-old boy while off duty has resigned from the department in lieu of termination after an administrative hearing was held.

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Tenn. rejects more gun purchase applications

Posted: 04/01/2013 - U.S. Department of Justice records show 4.26 percent of applications to purchase guns were turned down statewide in 2010, based on criminal background checks.

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