DYERSBURG, Tenn. — Neighbors in Tennessee are asking why a teenage girl fatally shot by her father was placed with a foster family just two doors down after he was accused of abusing her.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee state senator said he was opposed to sex outside marriage, but his private life told a different story: He was having an affair with his 22-year-old intern.
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A northwest Tennessee man accused of abusing his teenage daughter shot her to death, police said Monday, and killed a neighbor acting as her foster father before turning the gun on himself.
DUCKTOWN, Tenn. — A minor earthquake rattled the mountainous area of southeastern Tennessee, western North Carolina and northern Georgia on Saturday morning. No damage or injuries were immediately reported.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority raised its estimates for cleaning up a massive coal ash spill to $1.2 billion on Friday, and partly blamed its third-quarter loss of $167 million on that cleanup.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The first elected black mayor of Memphis has officially resigned after a record 18 years in office to focus on his run for Congress.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair trained thousands of kids at youth football camps and collected truckloads of donations for hurricane relief before he was killed, and it’s unknown whether his foundation can continue similar charity work after his death.
International Paper Co.’s second-quarter net income slid 40 percent as lower sales and a slew of one-time charges hurt results for the top North American producer of cardboard box parts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A federal judge in Nashville has dismissed a lawsuit by a Holocaust survivor and his family against the German government over an extensive art collection seized by the Nazis.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee lawmaker resigned from the state Senate on Tuesday after his extramarital affair with a 22-year-old intern was revealed by an investigation into an extortion case.
WASHINGTON — The head of the Tennessee Valley Authority acknowledged a “larger cultural problem” at the agency as an inspector general’s report says it allowed its lawyers to stifle a $3 million study into the cause of a massive coal ash spill to limit its legal liability.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — An attorney is preparing to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to pay disability benefits and damages for hospital mistakes that may have exposed veterans to infectious body fluids — a complaint that he said could ultimately multiply into many more such demands.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The senior Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says he has made up his mind on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, but he’s not ready to make his decision public.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Associates of the late Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa plotted to ambush a group of FBI agents during his 1962 trial in Nashville, newly released transcripts of federal grand jury testimony indicate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Newly released grand jury transcripts say associates of late Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa plotted to ambush a group of FBI agents during his 1962 trial in Nashville.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. Department of Energy is wasting enough electricity to power more than 9,800 homes a year by failing to turn down the heat or air conditioning when its workers leave for the day, auditors said Thursday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder used a Southern civil rights landmark as a backdrop Wednesday as he told hundreds of black prosecutors that the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is “back and open for business.”
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Consultants hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority after a major coal ash spill found widespread problems with how the nation’s largest public utility runs and maintains its coal ash storage operations, the consultants said in a report issued Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — A man accused of fatally stabbing and bludgeoning six people in Tennessee and Alabama was targeting his wife and first killed her father and brother so they couldn’t stop him, authorities said Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a man accused of fatally stabbing and bludgeoning six people in Tennessee and Alabama over the weekend had bought two stun guns.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Consultants hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority after a disastrous coal ash spill found widespread problems with how the nation’s largest public utility is running and maintaining its coal ash storage operations.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Consultants hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority say they found widespread problems with how the nation’s largest public utility is running and maintaining its coal ash storage operations.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — The man accused in a two-state rampage that left six dead was targeting his estranged wife and killed the others first so they couldn’t stop the attack on her, Tennessee authorities said Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say the man accused of killing six people was targeting his estranged wife and killed the others first so they couldn’t stop the attack on her.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Forward Air Corp., which provides air freight services to cargo carriers and airlines, gave a third-quarter outlook Monday that was below Wall Street expectations.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Cargo shipper Forward Air Corp. said Monday that second-quarter profit plunged 76 percent due to the recession and predicted that third-quarter earnings would be below Wall Street expectations.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An Iowa truck driver died Monday after being crushed by a load of pipe he was delivering to the cleanup site of a massive coal ash spill in Tennessee, authorities said.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — A man accused in a bloody weekend rampage that killed six in two states was a quiet, burly drywaller who authorities say started the attacks by beating an acquaintance to death in Alabama.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — The man accused in a rampage that killed six people first beat an acquaintance to death at an Alabama business before moving north into Tennessee to kill his wife, her family and a neighbor, an investigator said Monday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — A family friend said he’d seen fights between a slain southern Tennessee woman and the estranged husband accused of killing her and five other people.