Tennessee's new state budget beginning July 1 for the 2015-2016 fiscal year will contain additional funds to process rape kits at no charge to local law enforcement.
Three new forensic scientists will be employed at the TBI.
In May, officials announced that more than half of the 12,000 backlogged rape evidence kits in Memphis had not been tested or were at labs awaiting analysis.
Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut.
The Mowbray Volunteer Fire Department was called to a house fire in Soddy-Daisy Sunday morning.
The National Park Service is one of the many government services affected by the shutdown, including Point Park. Point Park remains closed to the public.
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