Country music singer, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam was honored by performing rights organization BMI for his trailblazing and highly unique style of California country rock.
Weather officials say three cities in Arkansas and Tennessee have established or tied record low temperatures as a wintry weather system moved through the mid-South region.
Japanese automaker Nissan says its July-September profit tumbled to half of what it earned the previous year as sales and brand power crumbled following the arrest of its former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Two American Eagle flights operated by American Airlines encountered similar mechanical issues after takeoff, forcing both planes to return to Miami International Airport.
For Alexa Maqueo-Toledo, who traveled with her mom to a small town in Tennessee from Mexico when she just a toddler, sitting back while the Supreme Court is poised to determine her future wasn't an option.
The Tennessee distillery that produces Jack Daniel's whiskey is once again teaming up with a military support group to help service members and their families get home for the holidays.
Officials say the private information of nearly 44,000 TennCare members may have been stolen during a breach of the email system of a vendor for the state's Medicaid agency.
A Tennessee man has been convicted of killing a 16-year-old Mississippi girl and wounding four other people in a shooting at a park three years ago.
Gov. Bill Lee says his newly enacted school voucher law won't go into effect next year if the state isn't ready, adding that he'll know by early 2020 when to begin implementing the program.
Nashville's mayor has released an emergency cold weather plan for sheltering the city's homeless community, weeks after reversing a decision to close the winter overflow facilities.
Investors on ABC's "Shark Tank" are funding a product pitched by a 13-year-old Tennessee boy who initially developed the idea for a fourth-grade project.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced the 28 projects that will benefit from a $25 million pot of money set aside for career and technical education.
A Tennessee death row inmate has selected electrocution for his upcoming execution, a move that would make him the fourth person in the state to choose that method over lethal injection since last year.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee is demanding answers from Republican Gov. Bill Lee surrounding a large surplus of a federal welfare program for families with children.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a sheriff's deputy accused of slapping a handcuffed inmate has been indicted on assault and official misconduct charges.
Tennessee's new restrictions for registering voters aren't scheduled to face trial until February 2021, likely keeping the penalties blocked through the 2020 elections.
A 60-foot (18-meter) blue spruce was cut down Wednesday during a ceremony in a forested canyon in northern New Mexico, starting a 2½ -week journey that will take it to the U.S. Capitol to be this year's Christmas tree.
Authorities in Tennessee say a man wielding an ax walked into a courthouse and made his way to a judge's chambers before being seen and arrested.
Authorities in Tennessee say they're searching for an inmate who escaped custody in his county-assigned work van and hit an employee on his way out.
A former political campaign treasurer and Tennessee Republican Party committeewoman is accused of stealing more than $133,000 from her father's campaign and pocketing insurance money from policyholders who used her...