State of Tennessee

Sponsor of anti-gay marriage bill is undaunted by $8.5B cost

Sponsor of anti-gay marriage bill is undaunted by $8.5B cost

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee lawmaker who introduced a bill seeking to bar the state...


CSX to close Huntington, W.Va. administrative offices

CSX to close Huntington, W.Va. administrative offices

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — CSX is closing its Huntington administrative offices amid the downturn...


HUD secretary touts broadband initiative in public housing

HUD secretary touts broadband initiative in public housing

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...


2015 featured fewest Tennessee tornadoes since 2007

2015 featured fewest Tennessee tornadoes since 2007

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Weather Service says 2015 featured the worst Cumberland Plateau...


Pickett County man arrested for stealing from a Disabled American Veterans fund

Pickett County man arrested for stealing from a Disabled American Veterans fund

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Byrdstown, TN (WDEF) - Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents arrested former DAV Commander Glen Williams...


Prosecutor writes book on Mountain City Facebook murders

Prosecutor writes book on Mountain City Facebook murders

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MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The prosecutor in the Mountain City Facebook double-murder case has written a...


Pennsylvania woman attacked in sleep met suspect online

Pennsylvania woman attacked in sleep met suspect online

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — State police say a Pennsylvania woman who was bludgeoned in her sleep, but survived, m...


Ellen DeGeneres to accept People\'s Choice humanitarian award

Ellen DeGeneres to accept People's Choice humanitarian award

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is receiving a humanitarian award, and St. Jude Children's Research H...


Officials alert residents of rise in river, lake levels

Officials alert residents of rise in river, lake levels

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DOVER, Tenn. (AP) — Officials are alerting communities along the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers that r...


Boy, 14, charged in assault on 3 children, 1 of whom died

Boy, 14, charged in assault on 3 children, 1 of whom died

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy attacked three children, one of whom died, and has b...


New Tennessee driver licenses will be good for 8 years

New Tennessee driver licenses will be good for 8 years

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee drivers who renew their licenses next year won't have to go...


Off-highway vehicle area closed at Land Between Lakes

Off-highway vehicle area closed at Land Between Lakes

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area says the Turkey Bay Off-Highway...


Radioactivity lingers at Oak Ridge sewer plant

Radioactivity lingers at Oak Ridge sewer plant

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Evidence of radioactive pollution lingers at the Oak Ridge sewage treatment f...


Tennessee AG sues Chevron over petroleum spill cleanup costs

Tennessee AG sues Chevron over petroleum spill cleanup costs

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee attorney general is accusing Chevron of a 30-year-long scheme t...


Revenue Department offering tax workshops for new businesses

Revenue Department offering tax workshops for new businesses

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New business owners can get answers to their tax questions at a series of free w...


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