Police: Tenn. man accused of abusing daughter kills her, foster dad who lived 2 doors down

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.

Tenn. state senator opposed to sex outside marriage has affair with intern, resigns

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.

Police: Tenn. man accused of abusing teenage daughter kills her, foster dad before his suicide

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.

Minor earthquake, 3.2, rattles mountainous area in parts of Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia

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.

TVA raises coal ash spill tab to $1.2B; blames disaster for $167M loss in 3rd quarter

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 Mayor Willie Herenton officially resigns to focus on run for congressional seat

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.

Future of ex-NFL QB McNair’s work helping at-risk teens, hurricane victims is questionable

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’s 2nd-qtr profit falls 40 percent

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.

Federal judge in Nashville, Tenn., dismisses lawsuit over German art seized by the Nazis

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.

Tenn. senator who had extramarital affair with 22-year-old intern resigns from Legislature

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.

Inspector general: TVA lawyers limited $3M report on cause of Tenn. ash spill

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.

Veterans who may have been exposed to infectious body fluids prepare to file claims against VA

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.

Ala. Sen. Jeff Sessions reaches decision on Sotomayor, but not ready to make choice public

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.

Grand jury transcripts show FBI agents were targeted for ambush during 1962 Jimmy Hoffa trial

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.

Grand jury transcripts show FBI agents were targeted for ambush during 1962 Hoffa trial

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.

Inspector general finds federal DOE sites fail to turn down thermostats in off-hours

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.

US attorney general tells black prosecutors Civil Rights Division ‘back and open for business’

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.”

Consultants hired by TVA after spill find widespread problems with utility’s coal ash storage

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.

Tenn. investigators: 2-state rampage targeted wife; others killed to clear way for attack

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.

Sheriff: Suspect in 6 slayings in 2 states bought stun guns; DA says indicates attacks planned

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.

TVA consultants find coal ash storage program lacks procedures, training, communication

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.

After massive Tenn. spill, consultants find problems with utility’s coal ash storage program

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.

Agents think 2-state rampage targeted wife, others killed to clear way for attack on her

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.

Investigators: Man accused in 2-state rampage targeted wife, killed others first to clear way

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.

Cargo shipper Forward Air gives third-quarter outlook below Wall Street expectations

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.

Cargo shipper Forward Air reports that second-quarter profit plummeted 76 percent

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.

Iowa trucker dies after being crushed by load of pipe at TVA coal ash spill site in Tenn.

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.

5 stabbed multiple times in Tenn. during deadly rampage; another in Ala. beaten to death

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.

Police: Rampage that killed 6 in two states began with deadly beating in Huntsville, Ala.

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.

Friend: Slain Tenn. woman, husband accused in 6 killings had split; 4-year-old daughter unhurt

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.

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