The Latest: State investigating Tennessee shooting by police
The Latest: State investigating Tennessee shooting by police

The Latest on the shooting of a man by a police officer in Tennessee (all times local):

Lee: Faith-based group could reduce TN prison population
Lee: Faith-based group could reduce TN prison population

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee says a Nashville faith-based prison nonprofit could provide the model for reducing Tennessee's recidivism rate.

Police: Woman runs from officers, leaves baby in car
Police: Woman runs from officers, leaves baby in car

Mississippi police say a woman led officers on a car chase that ended in Tennessee when she fled on foot and left behind her 1-year-old baby.

Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media
Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media

Tennessee authorities say a 13-year-old student has been arrested for sharing a post online that said the student intended to carry out a school shooting.

Mayor signals new juvenile justice approach with appointment
Mayor signals new juvenile justice approach with appointment

In a move signaling a change in approach to juvenile justice in a Tennessee county under federal supervision, its new mayor has announced it will contract with a new settlement coordinator.

Faith Hill to keynote reception at Tennessee gov conference
Faith Hill to keynote reception at Tennessee gov conference

Faith Hill is slated to deliver the keynote address at Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's conference on economic development in November.

Protesters decry police shooting as man remains critical
Protesters decry police shooting as man remains critical

Protesters gathered at the scene where officers in Tennessee shot a man who remains in critical condition.

Pence, Blackburn to attend conservative conference
Pence, Blackburn to attend conservative conference

Vice President Mike Pence will be one of the top guests at a conference for conservative leaders in Tennessee.

Blackburn: Kavanaugh accusations are a 'delay tactic'
Blackburn: Kavanaugh accusations are a 'delay tactic'

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn says sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from high school are a "delay tactic," saying his female accuser should testify under oath...

University of Tennessee president Joe DiPietro retiring
University of Tennessee president Joe DiPietro retiring

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has announced his retirement plans.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park to assess storm impact
Great Smoky Mountains National Park to assess storm impact

Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will begin assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Florence's remnants.

Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits
Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press

Funeral held for Tennessee World War II pilot
Funeral held for Tennessee World War II pilot

The remains of a Tennessee World War II pilot have been laid to rest at his family's cemetery.

Documents: Nurse wrote herself prescriptions for opioids
Documents: Nurse wrote herself prescriptions for opioids

Documents show a Tennessee nurse had her medical license suspended after using a doctor's prescription pad to write herself prescriptions for thousands of pills of powerful opioids and muscle relaxers.

Tennessee man charged in double slaying
Tennessee man charged in double slaying

Tennessee authorities say a 74-year-old man has been charged in the deaths of two people, including his wife.

Tennessee man admits to 3 rapes that happened in early 2000s
Tennessee man admits to 3 rapes that happened in early 2000s

A Tennessee man has admitted to raping three women in cases that went unsolved for several years as rape kits that held identifying DNA went unprocessed.

Rubio: Bredesen tries to 'pull a fast one' in Dem Senate bid
Rubio: Bredesen tries to 'pull a fast one' in Dem Senate bid

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio says Democratic former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen is "trying to pull a fast one" on voters by promising to be moderate if he's elected to the Senate.

Ex-Division III player says he didn't mean to kill
Ex-Division III player says he didn't mean to kill

A former Division III college football player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend says he never intended to cause her any physical harm.

14-year-old Tennessee boy charged in fatal shooting
14-year-old Tennessee boy charged in fatal shooting

Authorities say a 14-year-old Tennessee boy has been arrested in the killing of a 47-year-old man.

Man charged in death of 2-year-old child
Man charged in death of 2-year-old child

Police say they have charged a Tennessee man with killing a 2-year-old child.

Police: Teens wearing 'Scream' masks rob woman at gunpoint
Police: Teens wearing 'Scream' masks rob woman at gunpoint

Tennessee police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint by several people who sounded like teens and were wearing "Scream" masks.

Country music star's son-in-law, prosecutor dies in fall
Country music star's son-in-law, prosecutor dies in fall

The son-in-law of country music star Alan Jackson and Nashville prosecutor has died in a fall in Florida.

$25M donation set to fuel Vanderbilt military scholarships
$25M donation set to fuel Vanderbilt military scholarships

A $25 million donation will set up a scholarship program for military veterans to pursue graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University.

State: Strike expert testimony on recent execution from suit
State: Strike expert testimony on recent execution from suit

Attorneys for the state say Tennessee's Supreme Court shouldn't consider an expert's conclusions about "tortuous effects" of the latest execution in a challenge of the state's lethal injection protocol.

Bredesen jabs at Blackburn, unnerves some with Trump talk
Bredesen jabs at Blackburn, unnerves some with Trump talk

U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen has taken some soft jabs at Republican opponent Marsha Blackburn for refusing to debate him in Memphis, Tennessee.

Judge declines to revive Tennessee death row inmate lawsuit
Judge declines to revive Tennessee death row inmate lawsuit

A federal judge has declined to revive a lawsuit brought by a Tennessee death row inmate who is scheduled to be executed on Oct. 11.

Ex-constable gets 10 years for distributing opioids
Ex-constable gets 10 years for distributing opioids

A former Tennessee constable has been given 10 years behind bars for conspiring to distribute oxycodone pills.

The Latest: Myrtle Beach like a ghost town
The Latest: Myrtle Beach like a ghost town

The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local):

Casada jumps into contested Tennessee House speaker race
Casada jumps into contested Tennessee House speaker race

Tennessee Republican House Majority Leader Glen Casada has made his run for House speaker official, setting up at least a three-way race to succeed Speaker Beth Harwell.

Airport fracas charge against singer Gretchen Wilson dropped
Airport fracas charge against singer Gretchen Wilson dropped

Country singer Gretchen Wilson has agreed to donate $500 to charity to settle a criminal charge related to a disturbance at a Connecticut airport last month.

Former officer pleads guilty to lying in stun gun case
Former officer pleads guilty to lying in stun gun case

A former corrections officer at a Tennessee jail has pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal agents in connection to an incident in which a stun gun allegedly was used on a restrained detainee.

Sheriff: Driver was drag racing before deadly crash
Sheriff: Driver was drag racing before deadly crash

Tennessee authorities say a driver had been drag racing before crashing in a wreck that killed two other teenagers and critically injured another.

Man arrested in nightclub shooting that left 5 wounded
Man arrested in nightclub shooting that left 5 wounded

Memphis police say the man who opened fire at a Tennessee nightclub and wounded several people has been arrested.

DA: 2 weeks to a month more to mull police shooting charges
DA: 2 weeks to a month more to mull police shooting charges

A Tennessee prosecutor says it could take about two weeks to a month more to decide whether to charge a white officer who fatally shot a 25-year-old black man in July.

Aretha Franklin tops list of Memphis music hall inductees
Aretha Franklin tops list of Memphis music hall inductees

Soul songstress Aretha Franklin is headlining a diverse and influential class of performers and music industry personalities who are being inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.

Scavenged body of man found in national park; bear killed
Scavenged body of man found in national park; bear killed

The National Park Service says the scavenged body of a missing man has been found at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles Tennessee and North Carolina.

States send personnel to Southeast as Florence approaches
States send personnel to Southeast as Florence approaches

New England states are stepping up to help with whatever recovery efforts are needed as Hurricane Florence closes in on the Southeast.

Meatpacking plant owner pleads guilty after immigration raid
Meatpacking plant owner pleads guilty after immigration raid

The owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant where a federal immigration raid took more than 100 people into custody faces prison time after pleading guilty to employing unauthorized immigrants.

Senate hopeful in Tenn. 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings
Senate hopeful in Tenn. 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen (BRED'-uh-sen) says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee - and he's pointing at...

Democrats announce big online ad play for November
Democrats announce big online ad play for November

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press

Forrest's relatives offer to move grave from Tennessee park
Forrest's relatives offer to move grave from Tennessee park

Relatives of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest are demanding $30 million from the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and a nonprofit to move his remains from a Tennessee park and settle a lawsuit over the takedown of a...

The Latest: Florence generating waves of 83 feet
The Latest: Florence generating waves of 83 feet

The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local):

Lacking documentation, grade-change investigation halts
Lacking documentation, grade-change investigation halts

The absence of 98 percent of needed documentation has brought the investigation into grading irregularities at a large Tennessee school district to an abrupt halt.

Tennessee GOP donor off college board until divorce resolved
Tennessee GOP donor off college board until divorce resolved

A well-known Tennessee businessman and major Republican donor has left Belmont University's board until his contentious divorce is resolved.

Tennessee man pleads guilty in woman's killing 24 years ago
Tennessee man pleads guilty in woman's killing 24 years ago

A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty in the killing of a college student during a robbery 24 years ago.

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