8:00 PM May 14, 2014
Barring any unforeseen events, gas prices have hit their spring peak and are likely to continue falling into the summer months.
5:00 PM May 2, 2014
(MCT) -- Research of school funding in 30 states with high concentrations of charter schools shows a growing disparity in how they are funded, affecting programs they can offer and how much they can pay their teachers.
7:00 PM Apr 9, 2014
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer released the three-year transportation program, featuring about $1.5 billion in infrastructure investments for 59 individual project phases in 41 counties, as well as 14 statewide programs.
5:00 PM Apr 9, 2014
BRENTWOOD – HealthTN is assisting Tennesseans who were “in line” by the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare March 31 deadline with completing their health plan enrollment by the April 15 extension.
10:00 PM Mar 28, 2014
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced the economic impact and reinvestment statistics from 23 Tennessee Main Street communities for activities in 2013.
4:00 PM Mar 28, 2014
Intended to address widespread foreclosure abuses that happened at the height of the housing crisis, the national mortgage settlement reached a major milestone this week.
9:00 PM Mar 27, 2014
Tennesseans will begin receiving account credits or checks this week in a partial agreement resolving an E-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by Attorney General Bob Cooper and attorneys general from 32 other states.
8:00 PM Mar 27, 2014
(MCT) -- Federal regulators and Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper will meet with the public, payday lending officials and consumer advocates in Nashville today as part of a push to further regulate the payday lending industry and cut back on so-called “debt traps” that mire consumers in a cycle of poverty.
5:10 PM Mar 14, 2014
U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger ordered Tennessee state officials to recognize the out-of-state marriages of three same-sex couples Friday during consideration of their lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s constitutional amendment banning their recognition.
10:00 AM Mar 9, 2014
OAK RIDGE (MCT) – Road construction associated with the Uranium Processing Facility project was halted temporarily after radioactive materials were uncovered at the work site on the west end of the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant.
5:00 PM Mar 7, 2014
MEMPHIS (MCT) – A grand jury indicted a man who allegedly killed a puppy by putting it in a dishwasher, according to the Shelby County District Attorney's office.
9:00 PM Mar 4, 2014
CHATTANOOGA (MCT) – U.S Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the UAW's challenge of last month's vote against unionization of the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga is "an unprecedented assault on free speech."
4:00 PM Mar 2, 2014
(MCT) – The state of children's health in the tri-state region can usually be found at the bottom of national health rankings lists.
5:00 PM Feb 28, 2014
JACKSBORO (MCT) – The first words spoken in a courtroom by a former high-school student accused in a fatal school shooting were an apology.
5:00 PM Feb 27, 2014
(MCT) – A lawsuit filed in Davidson County Chancery Court alleges that Hamilton County Schools segregates intellectually disabled students from regular classrooms nearly twice as much as the national average.
10:00 PM Feb 26, 2014
HENRYTOWN (MCT) – The Sevier County mother who tried to set her infant son on fire was sentenced to eight years in jail with the possibility for parole after serving 30 percent of the term, 4th Judicial District Attorney Jimmy Dunn said.
12:11 PM Feb 25, 2014
The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be commemorated by Knoxville officials and other local leaders this week.