As the partial government shutdown drags on toward week four, IRS call center worker Vivian Hunt says she can no longer afford in-home health care for her disabled mother.
Nissan Motor Co. says it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slow sales for Frontier pickup trucks and vans.
A Tennessee sheriff says a fight involving more than a dozen teenagers at a juvenile detention facility is what led to the suspension of five corrections officers.
A Tennessee man is accused of ignoring deputies at a crash scene and leading them on a short-lived car chase after which he shot an arrow at them with a compound bow.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to deem instant runoff voting legal in Tennessee, noting that an administrative challenge on the topic remains unresolved.
Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers have appealed the rejection by a Tokyo court earlier this week of their request for his release on bail.
Records show a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper assigned to Gov. Bill Haslam's protective detail at the governor's residence was on painkillers and repeatedly fell asleep on duty.
The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a Tennessee provision that requires people to live in the state for two years before obtaining a license to sell alcohol.
A county commission has picked ex-state Sen. Rosalind Kurita of Clarksville to fill the Tennessee Senate opening left by new Republican Congressman Mark Green.
Two people who locked an autistic girl in a cage at a home in northeastern Tennessee have received probation after pleading guilty to child neglect.
The public is invited to hear presentations on the latest Tennessee archaeological research this weekend at the 31st annual Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology meeting.
The Tokyo District Court says it has turned down a request by Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn's for release on bail, prolonging his detention.
Doug and Mary Ketchum chose Memphis, Tennessee, as a place to live with their disabled adult daughter because it has clearer air than their former home in Utah.
East Tennessee State University is expanding scholarships and waiving out-of-state tuition for military service members, their families and veterans.
Country icon Willie Nelson has sung with just about everyone, from Snoop Dogg to Frank Sinatra, but one surprising omission was fellow Texas troubadour George Strait.
More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and...
Amid a government shutdown that left its officers without a paycheck Friday, the Transportation Security Administration drew in almost 200 people interested in trying out for jobs during a Nashville fast-track hiring event.
Supervisors in a north Mississippi county are deepening their opposition to a sweeping annexation plan being pursued by one of the county's cities.
Tennessee is seeking federal approval to require about 56,000 low-income adults to work, volunteer, or take classes - or risk losing their government-funded Medicaid health coverage, known as TennCare.