WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked immediate approval of a mountain of mostly minor nominations by President Barack Obama late Monday in the aftermath of last month's Democratic move weakening the minority party's traditional ability to block most presidential appointments.
LOS ANGELES — Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law," engaging in corruption and civil rights abuses that included beating inmates and visitors, falsifying reports, and trying to block an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — The TBI is investigating what they consider a suspicious death in Bradley County.
WATERLOO, Iowa — Animal control officials in the Iowa city of Waterloo are seeking a new home for a baby alligator named Chompey.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's large football recruiting class is continuing to grow.
It's not easy to run a volunteer fire department when your best source of income comes from fundraising roadblocks that now have drawn the attention of Tennessee state troopers.
VARNELL, Ga. — It took just one season and the right opportunity for Vic Grider to decide he was ready to return to coaching football. One of the area's most accomplished coaches has become the head coach at fledgling Coahulla Creek High Schol.
NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam put a top Obama administration official on notice Monday that if he doesn't get his way on a Medicaid expansion, an estimated 181,000 Tennesseans won't get coverage under the federal health care law.
In the summer of 1972, while working out prior to that night's game with the Asheville Orioles of the Southern League, third baseman Doug DeCinces heard a gunshot, then another, and another, all of them landing within six feet of him at Asheville's ball yard.
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So did anyone expect anything other than the BCS nailing its final title game with the matchup of the season's most dominant team and the nation's hottest team, and the BCS did it with its typical flair for the dramatic and inalienable sense of timing.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland police Chief Wes Snyder, who apologized publicly Monday after being caught on video repeatedly rendezvousing with a woman who is not his wife, is using his vacation time until his resignation takes effect in January.
Alabama and Auburn have played prominent roles in this season's race for college football's national championship.
When 2-year-old Tyler Jackson was rescued by Chattanooga firefighters, his family couldn't even recognize him.
The relationship between Hiwassee coach Hugh Watson and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn goes back decades.
It’s right there on the list. Just before food and clothing. Right after the section on people being able to vote and participate in government.
A Ringgold, Ga., teen who was shot and killed after he attempted to rob a man in a Bi-Lo parking lot last week was free on bond while awaiting trial in another robbery, according to Chattanooga police.
City officials estimate that only about 2 percent of the businesses Chattanooga contracts with are minority-owned firms.