The flowers of the Giant Hogweed are beautiful, but the plant produces a sap that's very sensitive to sunlight and can cause third degree burns.
The two leading Democrats in Tennessee's open governor's race have tussled over charter schools and one candidate's use of federal flood money to build a downtown Nashville amphitheater.
Rossville High grad and longtime Ridgeland Panther fan David Betty is battling bladder cancer, he was home resting in his Ridgeland Panther shirt when the Panthers led by head coach Cortney Braswell showed up to brighten his day.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will place Acting Director Jason Locke on administrative leave with pay on Wednesday after misconduct allegations were revealed earlier this week.
The GBI says 40-year-old Brandon England and 36-year-old Shawn Norris are each charged with aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and false imprisonment.
German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
Long-time Chattanooga radio personality Jeff Styles has been arrested for Aggravated Assault and Vandalism in connection with a Friday "road rage" incident.
Johnthony Walker, 25, is charged with aggravated statutory rape. He was arrested Thursday night in Davidson County and was scheduled to appear in court in Nashville on Monday.