An Alabama firm has become the sixth trucking company to file suit against Pilot Flying J in the wake of a federal investigation into charges that the travel center chain cheated truckers out of promised rebates.
Former "Saturday Night Live" star Victoria Jackson is a Tennessee resident, she announced last night on her Facebook fan page.
A Tennessee teenager who attempted to jump over a moving car was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by LifeFlight helicopter Monday afternoon.
BRENTWOOD — We’re supposed to work hard, make money and retire well. Right? That’s the American dream.
State Sen. Stacey Campfield joked on his personal blog Monday about “assault pressure cookers” in the wake of last week’s bombing in Boston. Then, the Knoxville Republican said a few hours later that he had been contacted by (unnamed) media outlets responding to complaints about the post.
The Pilot Flying J sales executive at the center of the ongoing federal fraud investigation combined with his wife to contribute $12,000 to the campaign of Gov. Bill Haslam in recent years.
Pilot Flying J has dealt with more than a week of public scrutiny after the FBI raided the company's Knoxville headquarters in an investigation of rebate fraud. Affidavits claim some Pilot employees short-changed "unsophisticated" trucking companies that receive "manual" rebates for fuel purchases.
Nurses didn’t know a breakthrough drug was on the horizon when they dressed the tiny little girl in a pink outfit for a hospital photographer to take her picture.
SMYRNA — Nissan's new energy-efficient paint plant, attached to its vehicle assembly facility here, cost the automaker $200 million and will reduce energy use by 30 percent compared with the 30-year-old paint shop it replaced.
NASHVILLE — The effectiveness of Tennessee's $52 million job training program has been called into question after auditors found regional job training centers across the state were inflating their numbers to hit strict performance measures and keep their federal funding.
Storms predicted this week
After a remarkably quiet start to the severe weather season in the U.S. — which included the fewest number of tornadoes in March in several decades — signs are pointing to a more active pattern for April. This includes the possibility of an outbreak this week in the central U.S.
A bill that would end long-term, undercover video recording of animal abuse — like one used to convict Tennessee walking horse abuser Jackie McConnell last year — is moving through the Tennessee Legislature this session.
Hours before he was set to perform at Bridgestone Arena, Sir Elton John spent part of his Friday afternoon at Nashville's Rymer Gallery to view a collection of paintings by his longtime collaborator, Bernie Taupin.
An East Tennessee second grader has missed 24 days of school because school officials say she has an odor.
Police push for tougher laws as state becomes No. 1 in use of illegal drug
The meth users are winning, police say.
Many parents have days when they wish they could have blocks of unplugged time with their teen and preteen children — blissful, uncompromised hours without the roar of the television, the pull of the iPad and iPhone, the temptation of Twitter, Facebook and the like.
MURFREESBORO — A former Titans cheerleader has been indicted on charges of inappropriately touching and soliciting a 12-year-old for sex at his home in February, according to police.
Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed workers' compensation overhaul, more than a year in the making, is now on the legislative fast track.
NASHVILLE — A 4-year-old girl ran up against an unwritten rule about proper clothing and had to leave a Williamson County Parks and Recreation pool Friday.
WASHINGTON — When Republicans look for reasons to be optimistic about future White House bids, they often focus on candidate possibilities offered by their stable of attention-getting governors.
CLARKSVILLE — A retired Montgomery Central High football coach accused of raping a teenage girl was ruled not guilty by reason of insanity on Thursday in Judge John H. Gasaway’s court.
A Williamson County mom had a solid excuse for speeding when she was pulled over on Interstate 65 this morning: her daughter was in labor.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Middle Tennessee in advance of snow showers that could coat roads overnight.
For many people a vacation in Hawaii would be a dream, but living there might be even better. Hawaiians agree.
A total of 802 children died in Tennessee in 2011, with a third of those deaths a result of abuse, murder, drowning, suicide, suffocation or other preventable causes, according to new data released Tuesday by the Department of Health.
A 13-year old boy is accused of kidnapping and raping a little girl just yards from her home.
Older motorcyclists would have the option of riding without a helmet under a bill Tennessee lawmakers plan to take up this week.
Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is only the latest in a line of national figures to skewer state Sen. Stacey Campfield.
A state plan to move geography lessons into history classes to create more time for teaching the language skills measured by standardized tests has some teachers worried that students will lose out.
MURFREESBORO — The city’s newest resident is wailing inconsolably inside the neonatal intensive care unit at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, where nurse-manager Brooke Sherrell works.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — As children at the juvenile courthouse wait for a room full of adults to figure out their fate, there is generally little comfort to be found on the wooden benches, said Judge Sharon Guffee.
Metro Police believe they have arrested the man who allegedly grabbed or groped several female joggers in West Nashville early last year.
Living with prostate cancer may be better than trying to fight it.
Stop calling the Madison County animal shelter — the gay bulldog was adopted hours ago.
Powerball, Mega Millions make headlines, but instant games are ticket to Tennessee Lottery's success Enter a gas station and walk to the register, and you'll often notice a common fixture: a clear case with rows and columns containing rolls of brightly colored pieces of paper that can mean different things to different people — entertainment, guilty pleasure, distraction, hope — all for as little as a dollar.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested last week after he admitted to beating his neighbor’s dog with a baseball bat.
Amelia Courington turns 5 years old in mid-August and in plenty of time to meet Tennessee's new kindergarten age cutoff requirement of Aug. 31, but her mom is among a growing number of parents who will "redshirt" her child in hopes of giving her more time to mature.
An impromptu marathon to honor and raise money for the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting already has more than 250 runners committed, the event’s Facebook page shows.
The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services refused to provide The Tennessean with complete records regarding child deaths today, Tuesday, Dec. 18 — the day the newspaper set as a deadline for the department to make the files public.
Just in time for the holidays, early tickets to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester will go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday.
On May 10, 2011, long before the current deadly meningitis outbreak, an official in the FDA regional office in Denver sent an email to a colleague in Boston detailing allegations that a Massachusetts drug compounder was illegally shipping drugs to Colorado hospitals.
Federal officials Friday reported one new case of fungal meningitis in Tennessee pushing the total since the outbreak began to 82.
When inspectors described what they found inside a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy linked to a national fungal meningitis outbreak, Cindy Smith made her pharmacy staff read the report.
U.S. Justice Department officials will monitor the polls in Nashville during Tuesday’s election, the department announced today.
A Massachusetts drug firm linked by common ownership to the company blamed for an ongoing nationwide meningitis outbreak has announced a massive recall of all its products.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is accepting public input on $1 billion worth of pollution controls it plans for its coal-fired power plant in Gallatin, Tenn.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is accepting public input on $1 billion worth of pollution controls it plans for its coal-fired power plant in Gallatin.
The federal government said it is immune from paying for property damage caused by the May 2010 Nashville flood, court records show.
Opponents of the state’s new voter identification law will get another chance to see it overturned, as a Nashville court set a date for a hearing on their legal challenge.
COLUMBIA — Princeton Harlan, a star quarterback for Mt. Pleasant who is being recruited by SEC schools, was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with rape of a child.