9:00 PM Feb 14, 2014
(MCT) – State Rep. Bill Dunn says that a bill proposal he sponsors would ensure religious freedom and shield Tennessee businesses from some lawsuits.
5:00 PM Feb 14, 2014
(MCT) – An executive secretary for a union told investigators she stole more than $200,000 from the organization to lift her spirits, according to federal court records.
10:00 PM Feb 4, 2014
PIGEON FORGE (MCT) – The new FireChaser Express roller coaster currently under construction at Dollywood will have a low height requirement for young children, but don't call it a kiddie ride.
12:00 PM Feb 4, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed state budget for the coming year involves a mix of cutting and new spending that – combined with an anticipated reduction in federal money flowing to the state – nets out to $32.6 billion, about $600 million less than in the current fiscal year.
7:29 PM Feb 3, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE (MCT) – All Tennessee high school graduates could attend two years at a community college free under a proposal presented to the Legislature on Monday by Gov. Bill Haslam in his fourth annual State of the State address.
5:00 PM Jan 31, 2014
(MCT) – Sevier County students have spent as much time out of the classroom as they have in it since returning from Christmas break because of winter weather.
3:00 PM Jan 26, 2014
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – The gun that fell from the folds of outlaw Bonnie Parker's skirt in a funeral home after lawmen gunned her down along with Clyde Barrow was sold for $85,000 during an auction Saturday at Case Auctions and Antiques.
12:00 PM Jan 23, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – In separate bills, some Republican state legislators are pushing to have more state offices filled by popular election instead of appointment -- including the state attorney general, members of the state Board of Education and, maybe, future justices of the state Supreme Court.
12:22 AM Jan 23, 2014
(MCT) – Mt. Juliet police have recovered the pickup truck a 17-year-old runaway stole from her relative's Maryville home, officials said.
5:00 PM Jan 22, 2014
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – Look for Knox County teachers to speak out on school system policies, Superintendent Jim McIntyre and other issues Monday at Knox County Commission's next meeting, according to Commissioner Tony Norman.
9:00 PM Jan 21, 2014
Stacey Campfield
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – State Sen. Stacey Campfield says a young woman who had been working in his re-election campaign wrote $900 in checks to herself on his campaign account and apparently stole about $400 in cash and some miscellaneous items from his home.
8:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – The quagmire that has enveloped Tennessee's judicial system thickened last week, even as Gov. Bill Haslam and former Gov. Phil Bredesen formed an alliance for campaigning toward a ballot-box resolution to a multifaceted melee.
5:00 PM Jan 16, 2014
(MCT) – A 50-year-old Oliver Springs area man was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly fired gunshots at his renters and then held law enforcement officers at bay during an eight-hour standoff.
5:00 PM Jan 10, 2014
(MCT) – A Knox County elementary school security officer charged with indecent exposure during an undercover police sting has been granted judicial diversion.
10:00 PM Jan 7, 2014
(MCT) – The attorney for a Cocke County child support magistrate embroiled in a controversy over stripping the name "Messiah" from a baby boy said Monday that she has responded to a judicial ethics complaint and hopes for a speedy resolution of the case.
8:00 PM Jan 6, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – A Democratic legislator has filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would authorize prescription sales of marijuana for medicinal purposes in Tennessee under somewhat stringent regulations.
9:00 PM Dec 26, 2013
(MCT) – For all its charm, energy efficiency was not one of the strong points of the 100-year-old house he bought in the Fourth and Gill neighborhood, Richard Baughman said.