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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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Appeals Court overturns healthcare company fine

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that the fine a lower court leveled against MedQuest Associates in 2011 was excessive and should be overturned.

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Released documents detail FBI informant's role

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Documents newly released by the FBI shed light on how a freelance news photographer passed photos and information about the civil rights movement to the agency.

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Postal Service plans emergency prep exercise

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The Postal Service says the "full-scale" exercise will include employee evacuations from the Nashville Mail Processing & Distribution Center.

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Fishermen in hot water over big haul of white bass

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Four Nashville fishermen were cited for going well over the state fishing limits when they caught 420 white bass in what wildlife officials are calling one of the biggest fish poaching cases in the state.

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New academic, athletic fees coming to ETSU

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Students at East Tennessee State University will be paying more in fees next academic year to support a new football program, but other fees will generate millions for supporting academic programs.

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Tenn. lawmakers could require EpiPens in schools

Posted: 03/31/2013 - A proposal is advancing in the Legislature that would allow at least two epinephrine auto-injectors to be placed in all public and private schools in Tennessee.

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Police in Tenn. find man who fell from plane

Posted: 03/30/2013 - Authorities in Bradley County have found a man who was thrown from an experimental aircraft while he was learning to fly from an instructor.

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