MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's severely overcrowded prison system is going to have to change, say state officials. The unknown is whether the state will make the changes voluntarily or the federal government will force the state like it did in the 1970s.
KATY, Texas — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year.
A 73-year-old man has been missing on Lookout Mountain, Ga., since 8 p.m. Friday, according to Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team dropped a 69-67 decision to Tennessee Tech Saturday at the Eblen Center in Cookeville.
LOS ANGELES — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver before it could be corralled, police said.
NASHVILLE — A legendary Tennessee lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about that state's voter identification law.
The Mayor of Calhoun, Tenn., was arrested Saturday night on charges of aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000.
NAIROBI, Kenya — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Derrick Henry rushed for two touchdowns and scored a third on a catch, all in the first half, to lead No. 2 Alabama to a 48-14 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.
CEDAR GROVE, Tenn. — Donnie Moore and his sister Donna refuse to dwell on the past, choosing instead to celebrate their newfound future.
TOKYO — A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials said.
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Jacob Huesman threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more as Chattanooga extended its undefeated conference record with a 45-19 win over Furman on Saturday.
PARIS — Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco are expecting twins next month and the first one born will be the prince's royal heir.