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Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt

An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year p...

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt

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Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his hands up and was arrested as he came out of a soy...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
13:34, 08/11/2019

Manhunt searching for escaped kidnapper Curtis Ray Watson from Tennessee prison Tennessee authorities began the second day of a statewide manhunt Thursday, for a convicted kidnapper who they say escaped from prison and may have killed an administrator....
20:34, 08/08/2019

Inmate Who Escaped During Transfer Arrested In Tennessee WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman who escaped police custody during a transfer has been located. According to the Williamsburg Police Department, the unnamed prisoner was taken into custody by Knoxville police. Officials posted to Facebook on Monday asking for the public’s help locat...
11:34, 05/14/2019

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
07:51, 08/11/2019

Manhunt for Tennessee inmate wanted in correctional officer murder, cops warn he's 'extremely dangerous' A manhunt for an escaped Tennessee inmate wanted as a person of interest in the death of corrections employee continued Thursday as officials warned the public to stay vigilant as he is considered “extremely dangerous.” ...
03:34, 08/09/2019

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-crime/the-man-in-the-plastic-mask-disguised-brazil-inmate-busted-in-brazen-jailbreak-idUSKCN1UV1E6 dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after apparent...
17:34, 08/06/2019

Manhunt leads to suspect after five bodies found in Tennessee A suspect in the murders of five people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police on Saturday, ending an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of the bodies in two separate homes....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Man in custody following 'massive' manhunt after 5 found dead in rural Tennessee Authorities named Michael Cummins as a person of interest in the killings. He is considered armed and dangerous.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on Highway 11 south near Beattyville. Vires is 6’...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Escaped Georgia prison gang inmate James 'Hot Rod' Owenby is captured by police, officials say A Georgia inmate involved in a prison gang and who bears the nickname was taken into custody Thursday morning after escaping in broad daylight by stealing a truck during his time assigned to a work detail, officials say....
20:51, 08/01/2019

Escaped prisoner, murder suspect captured in Tennessee A convicted kidnapper charged with the death of a corrections administrator after escape from prison in Tennessee is back in custody Sunday following a four-day manhunt, the Tennessee Bureau of Correction announced....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the Fourth of July, according to the Humphreys County.....
00:00, 07/06/2019

Inmate considered extremely dangerous escapes Tennessee prison on tractor Curtis Ray Watson was serving a 15-year sentence on an especially aggravated kidnapping conviction. He is a person of interest in the death of a corrections employee....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Tennessee death row inmate dies of cancer ahead of October execution A Tennessee death row inmate who had terminal cancer and pleaded with the state to let him die naturally took his last breath Friday - three months ahead of his scheduled execution. ...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Canada manhunt: police are 'confident' two bodies found are fugitives Autopsy will be conducted to confirm identities of pair suspected of three killings A cross-Canada manhunt that transfixed the international community appears to have come to an end, with police saying they believe they have found the bodies of teen fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, in nor...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in targeted attacks. HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware tha...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Look: Escaped snake found wedged between fence posts in British town Animal rescuers in Britain said a member of the public received an unusual surprise when they found a 5-foot boa constrictor stuck between fence posts....
21:00, 09/03/2019

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempted life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. ...
23:51, 05/20/2019

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p.m., the Department of Corrections said. Medics re...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Brazil Inmate Is Found Dead After a Failed Escape in Daughter’s Clothes Clauvino da Silva tried to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter. Days after prison officials publicized the attempt, they said Mr. da Silva had killed himself....
22:00, 08/06/2019

Seven found dead in two Tennessee homes; man in custody Seven people were found dead in two homes in rural middle Tennessee, including an additional two bodies discovered one day later on Sunday, and a person of interest was taken into custody....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Child found dead after left in car in Tennessee KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WBIR) — A child has been found dead after being left inside a car in the parking lot of a Knoxville shopping center, according to a spokesperson for the Knoxville Police Department. Officials were called to the Food City Clinton Highway at Merchants Road Friday afternoon. KPD spo...
02:17, 08/10/2019

Suspect caught after seven bodies found at two Tennessee homes A suspect in the killings of seven people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police after an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of the bodies in two separate homes, authorities said on Sunday....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Police: Tennessee toddler found gun, fatally shot self JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old boy found a gun at his home in Tennessee and fatally shot himself in the face as his mother was doing drugs. The Jackson Sun reports 25-year-old Linda Arrington and her boyfriend, 43-year-old Antonio Dancer, were being held in the Madison County Jail on ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Death row inmate dies 1 day after fellow inmate’s execution NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate scheduled to be executed in October has died in prison less than a day after a fellow inmate was executed. The Tennessee Department of Correction says 64-year-old Charles Wright was pronounced dead of natural causes at 11:57 a.m. on Friday at the Riverbend ...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Police warn of hot car dangers after child found dead outside Tennessee store It is not known where the parents or guardians of the child were while temperatures crept toward 90 or how long the child was left in the car.        ...
01:17, 08/10/2019

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
12:00, 07/16/2019

A sixth person has been found dead in rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
19:17, 07/16/2019

Bounty hunters, bondsmen found not guilty in shooting death of Tennessee father: report Five bounty hunters and bondsmen who were facing kidnapping and other charges in connection with the killing of a Tennessee father have been found not guilty, according to a report.  ...
04:51, 08/04/2019

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Canada manhunt: suspects were let go after being stopped at checkpoint Murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky were pulled over and searched by First Nation safety officers checking for alcoholThe manhunt for accused killers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky in northern Canada has taken another frustrating turn, with authorities confirming the duo was stopped a...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a Marana police officer and rammed his car into a p...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Officials Suspend Manhunt After Learning Victim Shot Herself CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A manhunt has been called off after a woman was shot with a sawed-off shotgun. The Manchester Enterprise reports that the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday near US 421 and Elk Creek. According to sheriff’s officials, the victim later told them she shot ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Canadian police scale down manhunt for fugitive teenagers Canadian police say the military is pulling out of the search for two teenagers suspected of killing three people and launching a manhunt using helicopters, drones, boats and dogs that has lasted nine days...
22:51, 07/31/2019

Canada manhunt: Suspected killers were let go after being stopped at checkpoint The accused killers at the center of a massive manhunt by Canadian authorities were stopped by safety officers when they blew through a checkpoint in Manitoba last week — but were let go. Teenagers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky — who are accused of killing Australian tourist Lucas Fowler and his ...
07:51, 07/31/2019

Father of Canadian Murder Suspect Predicts Manhunt Will End in Son’s Death (TORONTO) — The father of one of the suspects in the slaying of an American woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man said Wednesday he expects a nationwide manhunt to end in the death of his son, who is on “a suicide mission.” The grim prediction came as Canadian police said...
14:51, 07/25/2019

Canadian manhunt killers recorded 'last will and testament' on phone before killing themselves A video left on a cellphone may hold the last clues as to why two young men triggered a manhunt across Canada after a string of murders. They later they were found dead in a remote area after taking their own lives. ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Fugitives who caused Canadian manhunt left goodbye video The teenage serial murder suspects sought in a weeks-long manhunt across Canada recorded their last will and testament on a cellphone before fatally shooting themselves, relatives said in a new report. A video message filmed by Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, could hold the key to why the...
17:34, 08/21/2019

One Alabama officer dead, another critical, manhunt underway for shooter A manhunt was underway early Monday after an Alabama police officer was shot and killed, another critically wounded and a third injured at a trailer home park, officials said....
14:34, 05/20/2019

Canada murders: police scaling down manhunt for two teen suspects Phased withdrawal of police expected over the next week in the Gillam area north of Winnipeg, where suspects’ vehicle was foundCanadian police said Wednesday they are scaling down but not abandoning the hunt in a remote and rugged part of northern Manitoba for two teenagers suspected of killing a co...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Manhunt for Canadian teen murder suspects moves to Ontario The manhunt for two teens suspected of killing three tourists in British Columbia has shifted to Ontario after reported sightings of the pair ramped up, authorities announced Friday. Ontario Provincial Police said Friday they received more than 30 new tips in an eight-hour period about Bryer Schmege...
18:17, 08/03/2019

RCMP manhunt: How online rumours affect police investigations A photo of an individual who looked strikingly like one of the men suspected in the deaths of three people in B.C. began circulating online Thursday evening....
22:52, 07/26/2019

Suspect in Los Angeles shooting spree that killed 3 is caught after manhunt A California man was arrested Thursday after he went on the run following an early-morning shooting spree that killed at least three victims and wounded two others, investigators announced....
03:00, 07/26/2019

Canadian teen fugitive duo committed suicide to end manhunt, police say Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, were on the run after their suspected killing of a couple and another man.        ...
13:17, 08/13/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, child separations and Canada manhunt Wednesday’s top story: Warren and Sanders take on the moderates in second round of 2020 debates. Plus, meet the man who’s swimming the Pacific garbage patchSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
19:51, 07/31/2019

Manhunt for suspect after cops find woman tied up in basement A woman was found chained inside the basement of a Niagara Falls home — kicking off a manhunt for her alleged captor, police said. Cops initially responded to a report of an assault at a home in the 3000 block of Monroe Avenue early Sunday morning, resulting in a 12-hour standoff before cops r...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Canada manhunt: Police seek teens over couple's killing Police in Canada are searching for two suspects in connection with three murders, including the killings of an American woman and Australian man. Both suspects were said to be on the run and a danger to the public....
05:17, 07/24/2019

Fugitive manhunt continues for couple wanted in murder case The manhunt for a husband and wife continues Friday night, days after the couple escaped custody. The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona, David Gonzales said multiple law enforcement agencies are searching across the country for Blaine and Susan Barksdale. “The bottom line is we have no ...
16:17, 08/31/2019

Canada manhunt: suspect's father 'emotional' after viewing final video Bryer Schmegelsky accused of three murders, with Kam McLeodPolice allow father to watch 30-second cellphone videoThe father of a murder suspect who led Canadian police on a nationwide manhunt, was “emotional” after he was allowed to view a video of his son’s final words following weeks of negotiatio...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Manhunt underway for teen accused of fatally shooting girlfriend, wounding her mom Police in Wisconsin are on the hunt for a 15-year-old boy who allegedly gunned down his girlfriend and seriously wounded her mother Thursday. A manhunt was on the way Thursday evening for Martice Fuller, who is considered armed and dangerous, the Kenosha Police Department said. The high school stude...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Canada manhunt: Police find bodies believed to be murder suspects Canadian police say they have found the bodies of two teenage boys who are suspected of murdering three people. The killings triggered a massive manhunt in the central Canadian wilderness....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Canada manhunt: police find several items linked to murder suspects The find in northern Manitoba during search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmeglsky follows discovery of a rowing boatCanadian police have found “several items directly linked” to two teenage boys suspected in the killings of an Australian man, his American girlfriend and a Canadian university lecturer....
11:34, 08/07/2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival gunman killed, manhunt underway for ‘second individual’ Police in California shot and killed the gunman who opened fire Sunday evening’s shooting at the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival — but are still on the hunt for another possible suspect. Gilroy Police responded to reports of an active shooter on the festival grounds in Christmas Hill Park ...
08:17, 07/29/2019

3rd person allegedly killed by missing Canadian men is identified as manhunt grows Two Canadian men at the center of a nationwide manhunt after the discovery of three bodies earlier this month were charged in the murder of a Vancouver man whose identity was revealed Wednesday....
06:51, 07/25/2019

Canada manhunt: police move search for teen murder suspects after tip-off Dogs, armed officers, helicopters and drones sent to York Landing in Manitoba, 80km from remote town of Gillam where pair were sighted previouslyCanada murders: police manhunt moves to York Landing after sighting of teen suspects – live updatesCanadian police have deployed search teams, helicopters,...
10:51, 07/29/2019

Indians 'thankful' boy, 3, escaped serious injury The Indians said the team, especially Francisco Lindor, "are very thankful" that a 3-year-old boy hit by a foul ball on Sunday is "doing well" and isn't showing any signs of serious injury....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Manhunt for Canadian murder suspects focuses on Manitoba after sightings in Gillam – video A manhunt for two teenagers suspected of three murders in Canada is now focused on the town of Gillam in Manitoba after two sightings of the pair. It is not known whether Kam McLeod or Bryer Schmegelsky are armed, or what their motives are. The police operation under way near Gillam has left resid...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhunt Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Canada police search last known homes of teens wanted in nationwide murder manhunt The countrywide dragnet for two Canada teens wanted for brutally murdering three people, including an American woman, has entered its fourth day as police were spotted leaving with numerous times – some the size of large Tupperware totes – from the last known residence of one of the suspects....
18:17, 07/26/2019

Canada murder suspects were stopped by safety officer, let go before manhunt announced, officials say As authorities continue to scour remote northern Manitoba for two young men suspected in the killings of three people in Canada – including the murders of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend -- an official revealed Monday that the pair had been stopped before police announced a nationwide...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Nigeria's Buhari condemns Borno state attack, orders manhunt: statement Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned an attack on a funeral procession in the northeastern state of Borno that caused the death of tens of mourners....
22:51, 07/28/2019

Manhunt for murder suspects focuses on a small Canada town with brutal conditions The manhunt for two Canadian teenagers suspected of killing three people is focusing on a swampy, small town in rural northern Manitoba with just over 1,000 people and an inhospitable environment....
13:51, 07/27/2019

Teens sought in Canada manhunt for 3 killings believed on foot in rugged terrain The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say two teens wanted in connection with three killings have been spotted twice in the rugged area of Manitoba where they apparently escaped on foot after burning their car.        ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
06:17, 05/30/2019

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse broke free from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for miles along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30-year-old thoroughb...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Escaped African serval captured, taken to Albuquerque zoo The escaped African serval, who was recently spotted near Hyde Memorial State Park in New Mexico, has been captured and taken to the Albuquerque BioPark zoo....
02:34, 09/07/2019

Are the escaped murder suspects still in Arizona? Authorities think so A pair of escaped murder suspects from Arizona who have been on the run for nearly 10 days may be getting help, the U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday. Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were being transported from Rochester, New York, to Tucson when they overpowered their guards in Uta...
18:02, 09/06/2019

BREAKING: Escaped homicide suspects captured Blane, and Susan Barksdale,/ Courtesy: Tucson Police Department PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday. The ...
14:34, 09/12/2019

Germany: Escaped cobra captured after 5-day hunt A highly venomous snake spent several days on the loose in a German town, prompting authorities to evacuate several houses. It was eventually spotted by a worker who had been mowing the grass....
23:51, 08/30/2019

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 miles (240 kilometers) from its North Carolina home. The cat’s owner previously told news outlets his pet, Rocky, escaped from his coastal North Car...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Dog that escaped NJ car wreck collared after 2-week search A dog who escaped from a car crash at the Jersey Shore that landed its owner in the hospital has finally been found and returned home – more than two weeks after the “devastating” ordeal, according to reports. “I can finally mentally heal now that he is home with me,” Gabrielle McMillan, 23, of Litt...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Canada-wide manhunt for murder suspects focuses on a small town with brutal conditions The nationwide manhunt for two Canadian teenagers suspected of killing three people has focused in on a swampy small town in rural northern Manitoba with just over 1,000 people -- but hordes and hordes of biting flies....
20:51, 07/25/2019

Suspect in brutal New York rape arrested near Canadian border after weeks-long manhunt Michael Hosang, 53, has been arrested in Washington state after a weeks-long manhunt after being accused of beating and raping a woman for several hours in New York....
21:51, 06/23/2019

Alabama gunman in camouflage kills police officer, wounds two others; cops launch manhunt Police in Alabama are on the hunt Monday morning for a gunman who shot and killed a police officer late last night and wounded another two at a trailer park in Auburn....
13:51, 05/20/2019

How a Wall Street banker escaped the grind and wrote a novel Meet Allegra Cobb. Her life is a mess, and you can blame most of it on her job. Like many bankers who are just starting out, Allegra works gruelling hours every week, seldom leaves the office before 10 p.m., and is perpetually on call. There’s little opportunity for the Noho resident to date, hang o...
22:34, 07/07/2019

Apartments evacuated as authorities search for escaped cobra Authorities in a German city said they evacuated about 30 residents from an apartment block after a venomous cobra escaped from a home and was spotted slithering in a hallway....
21:17, 08/29/2019

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vettel's in Canada has been dismissed as comparing "apples and oranges"...
12:34, 07/01/2019

New photographs released of escaped Tucson murder suspects PHOENIX, Ariz. — The United States Marshals have released new photographs of two Tucson murder suspects who escaped from custody earlier this week. Courtesy: U.S. Marshals Service Blane and Susan Barksdale were being transported back to Tucson when they escaped by overpowering the transport te...
07:17, 09/01/2019

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
23:34, 06/29/2019

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal without a permit. Spong is the World Boxing Organizat...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Former inmates not surprised murder suspects escaped from contractor TUCSON – Two former prisoners said they were not surprised a private contractor let two murder suspects escape. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite inmates to the Tucson jail from all over the country. Last week, the News Four Tucson Investigators reported STS was violating its...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
20:17, 07/05/2019

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad's sex trafficking underworld The decline of ISIS in Iraq has given rise to another evil: human trafficking networks that thrive on the spoils of war, the displaced and the desperate....
16:34, 07/03/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:17, 06/12/2019

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Exotic animals removed from home where alligator escaped PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities have seized more than 30 animals — many of them exotic — from a Pittsburgh home where a 5-foot (1.52-meter)-long alligator escaped last week. Among the 32 animals removed Tuesday were three more alligators, including one with a neck injury; three snakes, including Burme...
15:00, 06/12/2019

| Escaped deadly cobra terrorises German town A deadly cobra was on the loose in the German town of Herne on Tuesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass....
04:51, 08/29/2019

Tears, honesty and flirty games: how we escaped our married sex rut After 15 years and three children, my husband and I found ourselves stuck in an ‘intimacy impasse’. Could a therapist help us sizzle again?It’s usually when I have my head in the dishwasher that my husband will come up and say, “Hey love, do you fancy a cuddle tonight?” I don’t know how, but somehow...
16:51, 05/19/2019

Tip leads to capture of escaped suspects of Tucson murder Blane and Susan taken into custody on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 by the U.S. Marshalls in Gila County. Courtesy: Navajo County Sheriff’s Office. PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a n...
01:34, 09/13/2019

Attorney Escaped The Holocaust, Changed Eastern Kentucky PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever. It was the summer of 1970. John Rosenberg and his wife, Jean, had recently decided to leave their careers at the U.S. Departmen...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Watch: One escaped zebra captured in Texas; another still missing Police in Texas said one of two zebras that escaped from a ranch was safely captured while running loose in the streets, but the second African equine remained missing....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Husband and wife wanted for murder in Arizona 'overpower' Utah officers during extradition, manhunt underway A manhunt is underway for a married couple wanted in Arizona for murder after police say the two escaped in Utah during the extradition process -- and officials are warning the pair is “armed and dangerous.”...
03:51, 08/29/2019

Canada murders: police manhunt moves to York Landing after sighting of teen suspects – live Residents warned to stay inside and lock doors as police pursue Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, who are suspects in three murders Full story: Police move search for teen suspects 2.57am BST The last confirmed sighting of the pair was in Gillam, which has a population of approximately 1,300, spread...
04:17, 07/29/2019

Digital signs provide alert on escaped homicide suspects TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Digital signs on Arizona highways alert the public that a married couple suspected in a Tucson killing remained at large after overpowering two guards and escaping while being extradited from New York to Arizona. Tucson police said 56-year-old Blane Barksdale and 59-year-old wif...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must turn himself over to a county jail by July 14. An a...
11:51, 07/03/2019

Vettel escaped Monza qualifying penalty due to rules technicality Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel escaped a penalty for going off track in Q3 at Monza because of a technicality in the wording of the relevant regulations...
22:00, 09/08/2019

These Zoo Lions Had Priceless Reaction To Hilarious 'Escaped Lion' Drill A zoo in Japan recently conducted a drill to train its staff on what to do in the scenario of an escaped lion - but it was the reaction of the actual lions that won the Internet over....
08:34, 06/24/2019

Team USA Escaped With A Win Over Turkey, But It May Have Cost Them Jayson Tatum's Ankle Team USA should’ve lost to Turkey in their second group-stage game today at the FIBA World Cup, and though they were handed a 93-92 win by some last-second incompetence, the victory may have come at a price. On the very last play of overtime, Jayson Tatum sprained his ankle after throwing a pass and...
20:00, 09/03/2019

Canadian killer fugitives' trail of clues: Billowing smoke, sardine cans, sleeping bag helped end manhunt As authorities chased two fugitives across Canada suspected of killing three people before announcing Wednesday they found bodies believed to be the pair, they discovered a variety of items such as a reported sleeping bag and sardine cans inside a charred vehicle that led to the eventual end of the ...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Husband-wife Arizona murder suspects nabbed after three-week manhunt; had 'overpowered' guards in Utah: report A married couple wanted for murder in Arizona and on the run for three weeks after allegedly overpowering guards in Utah during their extradition, were captured Wednesday, authorities said....
23:00, 09/12/2019

British cops hunt for mentally ill killer who escaped psych hospital Police in the UK are on the hunt for a paranoid schizophrenic who failed to return to a psychiatric hospital, where he has been held after being convicted of fatally stabbing his son-in-law more than 20 times, according to reports. Peter Atkins, 66, was allowed to leave the Kneesworth House Hospital...
15:00, 08/05/2019

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, Lodge Moor, has been uncovered in the forests of Sheffield, England. Among others, it held Karl Dönitz, Hitler's short-lived successor....
01:51, 07/05/2019

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
16:51, 07/11/2019

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
21:34, 06/15/2019

Norwegian Officials Are Worried This Beluga Whale Escaped From the Russian Military (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility. Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries ...
18:51, 04/29/2019

US Marshal: Escaped murder suspects had hours-long lead on authorities PHOENIX (AP) – Two fugitives being transported across the country to face murder charges overpowered two security guards, tied them up and got a head start of several hours before anyone knew they escaped, authorities said Thursday. The husband and wife were still at-large three days after the...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Uruguay recaptures Argentine who escaped with Mafia boss Rocco Morabito Leonardo Abel Sinopoli Azcoaga was one of four prisoners to escape the city-center prison in Uruguay while the security cameras were switched off. The Argentine was detained as he tried to cross the border into Brazil....
23:51, 06/26/2019

White supremacist gang leader who escaped from Arkansas jail has been captured The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
23:51, 08/01/2019

Some Foreigners Detained In Greater Noida For Illegal Stay Escaped: Cops "Some" of the 60 foreigners, detained in Greater Noida for staying in the country without valid travel documents, escaped from police custody on Thursday night, officials said....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Watch: Herd of 75 escaped bison evades capture in New York state Authorities in New York state said a herd of 75 loose buffalo are proving difficult to capture and are believed to have split up into smaller groups....
05:51, 08/01/2019

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
20:51, 06/13/2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival survivors also escaped Las Vegas massacre in 2017 Alicia Olive had a unique perspective when shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. “Oh man, this is not happening again,” Olive told KTXL-TV. Olive and two friends — brothers Christopher and George Cook — have now survived two deadly evenings: Sunday’s festival in...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
08:17, 05/16/2019

"Wouldn't Have Escaped Unhurt But For CRPF": Amit Shah On Kolkata Clashes BJP president Amit Shah today blamed Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool for the violence, arson and vandalism at his roadshow in Kolkata yesterday. "I wouldn't have got away......
12:17, 05/15/2019

Backwords Dude and his reversed "Green Eggs And Ham" reading have escaped the Red Room Somehow, with great imagination, Netflix is going to get 13 episodes of television out of Dr. Seuss’ beloved children’s book, Green Eggs And Ham. While an official synopsis shows some of the plans for how, exactly, this will work, a video of the story being read backwards suggests another, Twin Peak...
20:34, 07/25/2019

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
06:34, 06/10/2019

Navajo County Sheriff’s searching for escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona Wanted poster for Robert Collins. HEBER, Ariz. – The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking an escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona. According to NCSO, Robert Collins fled from bounty hunters Wednesday at the midtown Circle K in Heber, Arizona. Collins was last seen ru...
14:34, 09/12/2019

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the city. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Jane Doe due to the nature of the allegations, says she was sent to the Rose M. Singer Center on Riker...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Former MCC inmate: There’s ‘no way’ Jeffrey Epstein killed himself A former inmate of the Metropolitan Correction Center in lower Manhattan, where Jeffery Epstein was found unresponsive Saturday, and declared dead at a hospital of an apparent suicide, has claimed that it is impossible Epstein killed himself....
08:51, 08/11/2019

Inmate swipes cop’s Taser from behind bars A prisoner on Staten Island snatched a Taser from an NYPD cop by reaching right through the bars of his holding cell and pulling it from the officer’s belt, video shows. Andrew Lawrence, 22, could be seen in the holding cell at the 120 Precinct station house in St. George on May 26 as he quick...
19:51, 06/02/2019

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set to be released from Piedmont Correctional Institut...
09:52, 08/14/2019

Holy crap, a 3-foot python escaped in a Wisconsin high school and no one can find it Being a high school student is stressful for many reasons, but students at Fond Du Lac High School in Wisconsin now one more thing to worry about as they begin attending classes for the year: a python that broke free from the school’s science lab. As the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, the...
06:00, 09/06/2019

Kevin James replaces Simon Pegg as the escaped convict villain in Becky Some weird casting just got weirder: According to Deadline, Kevin James is going to replace Simon Pegg as the villain in Becky, an “action thriller” starring The Haunting Of Hill House’s Lulu Wilson and directed by Bushwick’s Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion. The movie is about a rebellious teenager...
09:51, 07/10/2019

FBI offering reward for information leading to arrest of escaped Tucson murder suspects UPDATE: The U.S. Marshal service is offering up to a $10,000 reward, per fugitive, for information leading to the arrest of Blane and Susan Barksdale.  Anyone with information about their whereabouts can call the FBI Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324), 9-1-1, or 88-CRIME. ———R...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Two escaped inmates, including leader of white supremacist gang, recaptured in Arkansas The leader of a white supremacist gang and a fellow inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail have both been recaptured, according to authorities.        ...
19:51, 08/02/2019

Kentucky inmate has died, possibly from natural causes LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky inmate found unresponsive in his Louisville cell has died, and a jail official says he may have died of natural causes. News outlets report authorities haven’t released the identity of the inmate, who was booked into the jail last week on charges of providing ...
11:51, 05/14/2019

California death row inmate dies of natural causes SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was sent to California’s death row for killing and mutilating a 5-month-old girl has died of natural causes. State corrections officials say 56-year-old Brett Pensinger died Thursday night at a hospital. The specific cause of his death is pe...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18)        ...
11:34, 06/18/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting, given a suspended jail sentence and reported herself to the Cinc...
09:17, 06/21/2019

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison’s courtyard in September 2017. Ryan Wayne Boha...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Last surviving Polish inmate from first transport to Auschwitz dies The last surviving inmate from the initial transport of Polish prisoners to the German Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz has died, officials at the camp's museum said Wednesday....
02:00, 07/25/2019

Last Polish inmate from 1940 transport to Auschwitz dies Officials at the Auschwitz Memorial say Kazimierz Albin, the last surviving inmate from the initial transport of Poles to the German Nazi camp, has died. He was 96....
16:00, 07/24/2019

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
22:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
00:34, 08/16/2019

Oklahoma: family says inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored Lawsuit: Joshua England made five written requests for help21-year-old died in Lexington correctional centerThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring his repeated pleas for help as he died from untreated appe...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Ex-inmate robbed gun dealer while hyping prisoner re-entry NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who was lauded for turning his life around after getting out of prison now faces nearly 16 years imprisonment for robbery. Thirty-three-year-old Desmond Littlejohn of Norfolk was sentenced Tuesday for robbing a gun dealer in 2017. The Virginian-Pilot reports the ro...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Author Wally Lamb sued by ex-inmate over new book HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut prison inmate has filed a lawsuit alleging she hasn’t been paid for her contribution to a new book by author Wally Lamb and accusing Lamb of harassing and intimidating her when she sought compensation. Chandra Bozelko, of Orange, Connecticut, says in...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evening following an injection of the sedative pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson. The state att...
07:34, 06/21/2019

Michael Cohen, by Turns Lawyer and Witness, Becomes an Inmate As the president’s former fixer heads to prison, his sentence underscores what the Mueller report did not do: directly accuse the president of a crime....
14:17, 05/06/2019

Ex-prison cook gets jail for kitchen sex with female inmate A former cook at a women’s prison in Westchester County is headed to jail himself for having sex with an inmate in the lockup’s kitchen. Garth Trail, former head chef at the Taconic Correctional Facility, was sentenced Tuesday to four months in jail and 10 years of probation for “engagin...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant. Al.com reports 26-year-old Latoni Daniel has been jailed for 17 months and is set to give birth to her first child this month. The U.S. National Guard veteran became pregnant while at a Coosa Cou...
11:00, 05/15/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate's beating Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail....
20:34, 05/09/2019

Two correction officers arrested in connection to inmate assault TUCSON – Two former correctional officers were taken into custody Thursday after an investigation revealed that the officers allegedly had a role in covering up an inmate assault. According to Arizona Department of Corrections, an inmate was critically injured after an assault involving other ...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Clay County Inmate Escapes From Work Release WWZB CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WWZB)– Clay County Jailer Linda Smallwood is asking for the public’s help locating an inmate. An inmate walked away from The Clay County Detention Center work release crew on Friday in Manchester. David Taylor, of Lockards Creek, has been identified as the inmate a...
21:17, 05/04/2019

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data. That’s 2½ times the rate of suicides in state prisons and about 3½ times that of the general population. It’s a problem commonly blamed on...
07:00, 06/18/2019

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolina that they plan to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
04:17, 05/27/2019

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year's Eve 2012....
05:00, 06/07/2019

3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisville, Kentucky, jail. News outlets report a U.S. Department of Justice statement says the federal indictment Wednesday named David Schwartz, Devan Ed...
18:00, 05/09/2019

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stabbed in an attack by another inmate. The department says Richard Curley, 53, died Saturday at Banner University Medical Center South Campus from injurie...
17:17, 06/16/2019

Inmate’s mom convicted in plot with lawyer hailed on ‘Ellen’ A Virginia woman has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle drugs and a cellphone to her jailed son with an attorney who gained national attention on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”...
21:00, 08/23/2019

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering the staff members who responded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a tweet....
16:00, 07/21/2019

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Does a Kansas Inmate Have a Right to Opioid Addiction Drugs? A Judge Will Decide The A.C.L.U. argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison in Kansas keeps denying the medication to the inmate, he will “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
20:34, 09/11/2019

South Dakota governor not planning to stop inmate execution South Dakota’s governor says she does not plan to stop the execution of a death row inmate who claims jurors were biased against him because he’s gay. The American Civil Liberties Union is urging Gov. Kristi Noem to grant clemency to Charles Rhines. The 62-year-old Rhines was convicted i...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
00:17, 05/24/2019

Former inmate tours Ethiopian torture center after it opens to the public Blogger Befekadu Hailu’s eyes filled with tears as he stood on the spot where he had watched a guard attack a friend in Maekelawi detention center, a name long synonymous in Ethiopia with torture and fear....
21:00, 09/06/2019

Ex-Inmate Of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Allegedly Gangraped In Moving Car A woman, who had been an inmate of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home, was allegedly raped by four men in a moving vehicle in Bettiah town of West Champaran district, the police said today....
02:17, 09/16/2019

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Why a Seventh-day Adventist church made death row inmate, an elder Members of Riverside Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church want Tennessee's governor to not execute Donnie Johnson. They believe in his ministry work.        ...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-old Roman Shankaras on Thursday in the death of St...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines for failing to adequately follow through on its promises to improve health care for inmates. Three months ago, the judge threatened as much as $1.6 mil...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
09:17, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are seeking a stay by arguing that his federal lawsuit...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Ex-Rikers inmate files suit against DOC chief Cynthia Brann A recently released Rikers inmate who twice used a jailhouse phone to chat with Mayor Bill de Blasio about prison conditions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann — and then unsuccessfully tried to serve her the papers in person. Winston Nguyen showed up...
01:51, 07/10/2019

White supremacist gang leader escapes from jail along with other inmate The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
13:51, 08/01/2019

Female captain ‘twerked’ to get razor from masturbating inmate: lawsuit A female Rikers jail captain once suggestively twerked for a male prisoner as part of a creepy deal to get him to cough up a contraband razor, says a lawsuit charging a culture of cover-ups at the infamous lockup. Former guard Manuel Carvalho Calvelos claims in his Manhattan federal lawsuit filed th...
06:17, 07/29/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Lawyers for the MacArthur Justice Center and Uptown P...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Nearby inmate heard nothing when Jeffrey Epstein died, lawyer says An inmate locked up a few cells away from Jeffrey Epstein heard nothing out of the ordinary the morning of his death, according to the man’s lawyer. “Nobody heard anything,” said Bruce Barket, who represents Nicholas Tartaglione, a former upstate New York police officer awaiting tr...
17:51, 08/13/2019

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems that a union representing guards says led to an inmate’s death and the severe beating of two guards. Department spokesman Andrew Wilder said Monday night ...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Guilty Plea In Videotaped Jail Beating Of Handcuffed Inmate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors have obtained a guilty plea in a case against three former corrections officers involved in an assault on a handcuffed inmate in Louisville. The Courier Journal reports 22-year-old Devan Edwards pleaded guilty on Thursday to deprivation of rights under the color of...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Death row inmate eats cheesesteak, quotes Bible before being electrocuted A Tennessee inmate convicted of the 1986 murders of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter was executed on Thursday night — marking the third time the state has used the electric chair since November. Stephen Michael West, 56, who maintained his innocence until his death, scarfed down a Philly ...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland State Police said Sunday that 33-year-old inmate Herbert Mayes was dead where he fell inside the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland. Homici...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Inmate Charged In Fatal ‘Angel Of Death’ Prison Beating TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the “Angel of Death.” The indictment announced Friday comes two years after Donald Harvey died when he was beaten at the state prison in ...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convicted ex-guard Carlos Martinez in January 2018 of agg...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testimony to nail him as one of seven men responsible f...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Elderly Wyoming inmate convicted of killing husband dies TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — An 80-year-old Wyoming inmate who was convicted of murder nearly 40 years after her husband went missing has died. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Alice Uden died Wednesday from chronic health issues at a hospital in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Uden had been incarcerate...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death."...
23:34, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: Rio inmate who attempted daughter-disguise escape now dead Rio de Janeiro state authorities say the powerful, convicted drug leader who attempted to escape prison disguised as his daughter, took his own life....
01:34, 08/08/2019

‘Texas 7’ death row inmate claims judge was anti-Semitic HOUSTON (AP) — A Jewish death row inmate who was part of the “Texas 7” gang of escaped prisoners has filed an appeal claiming the former county judge who convicted him was anti-Semitic and frequently used racial slurs. The Houston Chronicle reports that Randy Halprin alleges in his feder...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Canadian police launch manhunt for teens on 'suicide mission' and wanted in 3 deaths Two heavily armed teens, including one whose father says is on a "suicide mission," were the targets of a nationwide manhunt in Canada Thursday.        ...
21:51, 07/25/2019

Canadian police launch manhunt for teens on 'suicide mission' wanted in 3 deaths Two heavily armed teens, including one whose father says is on a "suicide mission," were the targets of a nationwide manhunt in Canada Thursday.        ...
17:51, 07/25/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

New details in case of two corrections officers accused of assisting attack on inmate TUCSON – We are learning new details about the case involving two corrections officers who are accused of assisting with an attack on an inmate at the State Prison Complex in Tucson. The interim complaints said Corrections Officers Javier Chavez and Alfredo Reyes allegedly assisted inmates in ...
14:17, 07/31/2019

The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend, in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
18:34, 08/05/2019

Alabama prison inmate indicted in 1974 Texas officer slaying ALICE, Texas (AP) — An Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for robbery has been indicted in the 1974 fatal shooting of a Texas police officer. Prosecutors joined police in Alice, Texas, on Tuesday to announce the May 10 indictment of Roberto Lopez on a capital murder count. Officer Matthew Murphy...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Bagged lunch sparks inmate fight in courthouse holding cell INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A dispute over a banana and a cookie apparently sparked a fight between two inmates in a holding cell at a Pennsylvania courthouse. Authorities say 18-year-old Ryshawn Crawford and a 35-year-old man were at the Indiana County courthouse for unrelated matters on Friday when Crawfo...
15:17, 06/11/2019

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she calle...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Sheriff’s office: Teen inmate held in Oklahoma jail dies OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A teenager held at an Oklahoma jail on a rape charge has died of an apparent suicide. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office says John Leroy Daniel Applegate died Wednesday at a hospital after he was found unconscious April 23. A news release says the 16-year-old had been ja...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Video shows MCC inmate using illicit phone for Facebook Live broadcast An inmate awaiting trial on murder and conspiracy charges used a cellphone to broadcast a Facebook Live video from inside the same Manhattan lockup where Jeffery Epstein hanged himself, The Post has learned. The shocking breach of security at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center occurred las...
05:34, 08/26/2019

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an inmate Is tinned fish currency? How do you make ‘jail velcro’? And will bedwetting get you a single cell? Meet Carl Cattermole, whose banged-up bible is making him a hero to prisoners When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a two-and-a-half-year sentence for criminal damage, ...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Kim Kardashian visits death row inmate Kevin Cooper in San Quentin Prison: report Kim Kardashian reportedly spent two hours at California’s San Quentin State Prison Thursday as a part of her efforts to exonerate death row inmate Kevin Cooper....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
06:51, 06/22/2019

Family of inmate who died of dehydration in jail cell paid $6.75 million settlement Terrill Thomas was discovered dead in his jail cell in 2016 seven days after the water was turned off.        ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Texas executes inmate in 2010 murder of elderly woman during crime spree A Texas man was executed Tuesday evening for killing a 61-year-old grandmother a decade ago during an eight-day crime spree that included another murder....
05:34, 09/11/2019

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he was executed on Thursday night. ...
06:17, 06/21/2019

A 79-year-old inmate has been linked to more than 60 deaths, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File Authorities announced that a 79-year-old inmate in California has been linked to more than 60 killings in at least 14 states, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history. Samuel Little was indicted in Cincinnati Friday for two murders, a small ...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Epstein's New York lockup rare place for inmate suicides, suicide attempts Suicides and attempted suicides among inmates have been rare occurrences at the New York federal detention center where convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Florida inmate with ‘history of violent behavior’ captured after escaping state hospital: police A tattoo-covered Florida inmate “with a history of violent behavior” was recaptured Wednesday, more than 12 hours after he climbed a fence and escaped from a state hospital where he was being treated, authorities said....
23:00, 09/12/2019

Female detention officer fired after discovery of love note to male inmate: report A female detention officer in Oklahoma was fired and may face charges after professing her love in writing to one of the male inmates it was her job to monitor, officials said Friday. ...
18:17, 07/27/2019

Convicted Florida child molester beaten by another inmate and drowned in jail toilet, reports say David Oseas Ramirez was serving a life sentence after being sentenced in 2013 for molesting an 11-year-old girl        ...
19:51, 08/02/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
16:34, 08/17/2019

2 jail officials fired after Arkansas escape of white supremacist gang leader, other inmate, police say An Arkansas sheriff’s office says it has fired a pair of jail officials following the escape of two inmates last week -- one of which authorities said is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang....
00:00, 08/08/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks: 'We are truly blessed' all on board escaped plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. issued his first public statement following the plane crashed that involved him and his family last week.       ...
04:17, 08/20/2019

'This is not happening again!' 3 who survived Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting escaped Las Vegas in 2017 Three people who survived a mass shooting in Las Vegas returned to an outdoor concert Sunday. The venue: The Gilroy Garlic Festival.        ...
23:51, 08/01/2019

Oklahoma inmate dies, multiple people injured in prison fights as statewide facilities remain on lockdown Oklahoma prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of inmate fights over the weekend at several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Charles Leclerc 'crossed a line' and escaped penalty because he drives for Ferrari, says Toto Wolff Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has accused Charles Leclerc of crossing the line in his bid to hold off Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix and said he might have been handed a penalty away from Ferrari's home circuit....
15:34, 09/09/2019

Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping....
21:34, 05/23/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
05:34, 06/08/2019

Ayoub Hassan death: Teenage murder accused escaped from West Kensington stabbing scene on 'Boris Bike', court told A 16-year-old boy accused of murdering another teenager behind a Waitrose in west London by stabbing him in the heart made his getaway on a "Boris Bike", a court has heard....
00:00, 09/03/2019

Sean Connery says he's 'lucky' to have escaped Hurricane Dorian unharmed Sean Connery revealed he rode out the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from his Bahamas mansion with his wife.        ...
02:34, 09/07/2019

Tennessee governor won’t intervene in execution NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he will not intervene in this week’s scheduled lethal injection of a Tennessee inmate. Lee made the announcement Tuesday, saying that he came to the decision after “prayerful and deliberate consideration.” Death row inmate Don J...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Tennessee stunned as Georgia St. rallies for win Dan Ellington threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as 25-point underdog Georgia State upset Tennessee 38-30 on Saturday in one of the first stunners of the college football season....
03:17, 09/01/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Suspect charged in 7 Tennessee slayings The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said....
23:34, 05/11/2019

Tennessee Titans’ pregame show goes up in flames The NFL season is already going up in flames for the Tennessee Titans. The team’s fancy pyrotechnic machine, which was supposed to fire up fans before their game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, burst into flames shortly after the teams took the field at Nissan Stadium on Sunday. The ...
21:18, 09/15/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Tennessee Titans Some people are fans of the Tennessee Titans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Tennessee Titans. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Tennessee dealing with uncertainty on both sides of line Tennessee still has plenty of questions to answer on offensive and defensive lines with season opener approaching       ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

9-pound, 11-ounce Tennessee baby is born on 9/11 at 9:11 GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Christina’s father, Justin Brown, says bystanders...
20:51, 09/14/2019

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. There was no immediate word of who may have been shot, but angry residents poured into the streets and confronted police. (June 13)        ...
13:17, 06/13/2019

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
13:17, 06/13/2019

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Man in Custody in Connection With 7 Killings in Tennessee, Police Say The circumstances of the killings — the bodies were found less than one mile apart about 50 miles northeast of Nashville — largely remained a mystery....
05:17, 04/29/2019

Tennessee cop admits to raping three women while on duty CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee police officer has admitted to raping three women who were in his custody. News outlets report that former Chattanooga police officer Desmond Logan reached a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court in which he also admitted to pulling a stun gun on a woman to preve...
11:34, 09/06/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Five people from Memphis, Tennessee who were headed to Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday the driver of an SUV and its four passengers died Thursday afternoon on Interstate 57 in Franklin County when the SUV crashed into the rea...
04:17, 05/04/2019

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has lump removed from leg NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A representative for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Republican has undergone surgery to remove a lump from his left leg. A statement from Alexander’s chief of staff David Cleary said a surgeon removed an atypical lipoma on Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt U...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Former Tennessee top aide to stay on payroll until July NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former top aide for Tennessee’s embattled House speaker who resigned after admitting to once using cocaine in a legislative office and sending lewd text messages about women will continue to be paid by state taxpayers until July. House Speaker Glen Casada accepted Chi...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Homeless Tennessee student graduates as valedictorian MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A homeless Tennessee student has graduated as his high school’s valedictorian and was offered dozens of scholarships totaling $3 million. Tupac Moseley says his family fell behind on bills after his father died. They lost their home when it was foreclosed in February. Mos...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
23:17, 07/13/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
04:51, 05/25/2019

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
16:34, 08/07/2019

No. 7 Michigan unveils new offense against Middle Tennessee No. 7 Michigan has high hopes and many have high expectations for coach Jim Harbaugh's fifth team and it can't afford to get stunned in the season-opening game       ...
04:51, 08/30/2019

Man accused of beating dog, setting it ablaze in Tennessee Authorities have arrested a Tennessee man accused of beating a dog with a hammer and a baseball bat, then dousing the animal with gasoline and setting it on fire....
20:34, 04/30/2019

Confederate monument in Tennessee vandalized: ‘They were racists’ A Confederate statue commemorating more 500 Tennessee soldiers was vandalized overnight Sunday with the words “They were racists” tagged in red paint....
21:34, 06/17/2019

Fallout from Tennessee coal ash spill continues A massive coal ash spill outside a Tennessee power plant in 2008 has had long reaching consequences, workers who cleaned up the ash spill say they are suffering from illnesses that include cancer. (Aug. 28)        ...
19:51, 08/28/2019

Tennessee offers scholarship to bullied T-shirt kid The University of Tennessee has extended a four-year scholarship -- for the Class of 2032 -- to the elementary school student who was bullied for creating his own UT shirt for "college colors day."...
20:01, 09/12/2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
07:34, 06/15/2019

Tennessee authorities charge man in connection to 7 murders Tennessee authorities filed a slew of charges against a man on Friday in connection to the slayings of seven people found in two locations last month, officials said....
02:34, 05/11/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
06:51, 06/15/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
06:17, 07/13/2019

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 on Sunday night to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Ashton McGee’s two-run single highlighted the four-run first inning that sent the top-seeded Tar Heels (45-17) into the tour...
07:51, 06/03/2019

Jeremy Pruitt compares Tennessee football to the Titanic Jeremy Pruitt, speaking Monday at the Knoxville Quarterback Club, said he thought of the movie "Titanic" after 0-2 Tennessee lost its season opener.       ...
02:17, 09/10/2019

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
21:51, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
05:17, 06/15/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
04:00, 06/15/2019

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:17, 06/14/2019

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
02:17, 08/13/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial, his attorney pr...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership posit...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Suspect Charged In Slayings Of 7 Family Members In Tennessee (CNN) — The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said. Michael Cummins Michael Cummins was charged with six counts of first-degree murder, one count ...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska. Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its roster. Nebraska officials said Walker would sit out the 2019-20 season before playing for the Cornhuskers. Walker has two seasons of eligibility remainin...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida, on Saturday, at the eighth attempt. Related: The ...
20:00, 07/21/2019

The Latest: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend the rest of his life behind bars. A jury deliberated for less than two hours Tuesda...
01:34, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Tennessee House speaker signals he won’t resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scandals involving Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Embattled Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada is not immediately heeding calls to resign his leadership post in the face of scandals, saying he’ll work over the next fe...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of about 1,700 hourly workers began Wednesday and concludes Friday. A win would offer the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto a...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Backers aim to connect communities on Tennessee River trail FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The Tennessee RiverLine is a planned system of trails along the Tennessee River from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah Kentucky, The TimesDaily reported. The proposed trail would p...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Thomas leads Appalachian St. past East Tennessee St. 42-7 Zach Thomas threw a pair of touchdowns and ran for another as Appalachian State ran up a huge second-half lead to beat East Tennessee State 42-7 in a season opener       ...
03:17, 09/01/2019

Tennessee veteran who lost his leg adopts three-legged puppy A dog found in the woods in Tennessee with a severed leg was adopted by a veteran this week who also lost a leg. Joshua Ferguson, who lost his leg after an IED explosion, adopted a three-legged pup named Scooter on Thursday from the Humane Society of Dickson County in Dickson, Tenn., Nashville’s WTV...
22:51, 08/02/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Group wants Tennessee DA to resign over anti-Islam post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls to resign after posting several anti-Islam remarks to social media. The Council on American-Islamic Relations announced Friday that it was asking for Tennessee’s Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott to resign. The...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Titans to kick off caravan at Fort Campbell Members of the Tennessee Titans are set to visit Fort Campbell on the first stop of their 2019 team caravan        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
05:51, 05/17/2019

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
18:51, 07/15/2019

Tennessee man arrested for sexually abusing girl for years A Tennessee monster was arrested for raping a little girl every night for the past three years, according to new reports. William Paul Godwin, 58, of Parsons, violated the little girl from the time she was 5 until she was 8, according to court documents obtained by the Jackson Sun. He was arrested b...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
02:51, 05/30/2019

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
22:51, 06/15/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse. Primarily, it&...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her windshield....
22:34, 06/04/2019

Tennessee man sues Popeyes for running out of chicken sandwiches CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (KSDK) — The craze over the Popeyes chicken sandwich took over the Internet for days, as people sought to taste the new item menu. For some, it came easy. But, for others, not so much, as many locations across the nation couldn’t keep them in stock due to the high demand. It...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for a week in April 2018 on a charge of violating prob...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) — NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby will include a couple of new technological features. The biggest one is a super slow-motion camera on the pole of the finish line on the main track. The camera can provide a reverse angle for the Derby finish. There’s also a 360-degree ...
13:17, 05/03/2019

FBI Probes Case Of Tennessee Officer Accused Of Rape CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the case of a Chattanooga police officer who’s accused of raping women while on the job. The allegations are detailed in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. Officer Desmond Logan is accused of raping three women in his custody, and he was fired in...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Tennessee man confesses to murder after listening to Christian song MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) – Nearly three years after the murder of Cesar Lopez-Flores, his killer pleaded guilty, saying he found God while incarcerated, which urged him to confess. In a statement that shocked the court, Danny Dashay Holmes pleaded guilty minutes after his trial began last ...
01:34, 09/03/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance workers there in 2015 but Volkswagen has never bargaine...
21:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker apologizes, promises probes NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on scandal surrounding Speaker Glen Casada’s office (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he’s asking for multiple probes of the scandals surrounding his office, saying he takes “complete ownership” of exchang...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Troubled Tennessee cemetery to re-open on limited basis MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee cemetery where hundreds of burials were mishandled is re-opening on a limited basis five years after it was shut down. Tennessee’s Department of Commerce and Insurance said Wednesday that Galilee Memorial Gardens in the Memphis suburb of Bartlett will now be o...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Tennessee officer shoots, kills man in return fire SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man who fired first at the officer. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information shows Smyrna Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home Friday night. ...
17:51, 06/29/2019

What we know about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash in Tennessee NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr., his family and two pilots survived a fiery plane crash Thursday in Tennessee. No injuries were reported after the crash.       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Police shooting in Tennessee leads to anger and chaos MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A chaotic scene erupted as authorities in Tennessee investigated a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Wednesday night that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis. The state police agency ...
10:51, 06/13/2019

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano.       ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Collins, a former McDonald’s All-American from ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
05:34, 06/06/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis on Wednesday night. The state police agency says the shoot...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Woman claims she was shot 4 times in Tennessee gunfire: 'God isn't done with me yet' Two days after an off-campus house party near Tennessee State University erupted in gunfire, one woman who claims to be among the seven people wounded took to Twitter to thank God for her new lease on life.  ...
10:34, 05/01/2019

FBI Investigates Shooting of Undocumented Driver by ICE Agents in Tennessee Federal investigators are looking into the shooting of a man without immigration documents on Thursday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in a supermarket parking lot in Antioch, Tennessee....
08:34, 09/08/2019

Tennessee State suspends quarterback facing rape charges Tennessee State suspends QB Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges       ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Jury returns to deliberate in Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in Tennessee are deliberating the fate of a black man who killed a woman and wounded seven people at a Nashville church in apparent revenge for the racist massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Twenty-seven-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson is c...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
05:17, 07/08/2019

Tennessee probes park monitoring system after child death COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee regulators say they are investigating why a planned monitoring system has not been implemented at Cummins Falls State Park, where fast-moving water swept away and killed a toddler this weekend. Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation spokeswoman Kim Sc...
00:00, 06/13/2019

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: Auburn jumps into top 10, while Tennessee and Missouri take tumbles Auburn was the biggest mover in the new NCAA Re-rank, leaping 14 spots to No. 6 after a 27-21 win against Oregon. Clemson and Alabama lead at top.       ...
19:34, 09/03/2019

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)       ...
02:34, 06/18/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker should leave post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Toughening his position, Tennessee Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally now says embattled GOP House Speaker Glen Casada should resign his leadership post. McNally told WBIR-TV Friday that he thinks Casada should step aside, though it’s the House’s decision. Mc...
19:34, 05/10/2019

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (pir-uh-plaz-MOH’-sis) in five locations within Bedford, Rutherfo...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello’s deal through June ’24 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2...
00:34, 06/20/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Judge blocks Tennessee law restricting voter registration drives Civil-rights groups accused state officials of discriminating by restricting drives with paid canvassers, which tend to operate in underrepresented communities....
01:34, 09/13/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to rethink efforts to persuade minorities and college students to become civically engaged. The new law is likely the first nationally to fine groups for too...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend. The October 2017 calls were replayed in court Thursday. A transcript shows 27-year-old Emanu...
20:51, 05/23/2019

New Tennessee law punishes voter signup missteps; suit filed NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that would likely make Tennessee the first to fine voter registration groups for turning in too many incomplete signup forms. It drew an immediate federal lawsuit. Tennessee’s NAACP chapter and other voter registration groups sued af...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate of scandals. House GOP Majority Leader William Lamberth said Republicans cast the 45-24 vote during a Monday meeting closed to the public and reporters....
01:51, 05/21/2019

Mitsubishi North America to move headquarters from California to Tennessee The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee's stature as major U.S. auto hub       ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

Man busted for bringing gun, ammo and knife to Tennessee elementary school CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a man attempted to pick up a student from a Tennessee elementary school while armed with a gun, two loaded magazines and a knife. News outlets report 53-year-old George A. Kennedy was arrested Monday and charged with possessing a firearm inside an elementary scho...
14:00, 08/27/2019

Tennessee teen girl dies after being mauled by pack of dogs A Tennessee teen has died after she was mauled by a pack of dogs. Adrieanna O’shea, 19, was attacked on Aug. 23 by five dogs at a home in South Knox when she visited to retrieve a purse she left behind, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. A witness told authorities that she heard O’she...
02:34, 09/04/2019

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
00:17, 06/15/2019

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultimately claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her...
18:34, 06/19/2019

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Tennessee speaker faces calls to resign from leadership post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A handful of Republican lawmakers are joining calls for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his top legislative leadership position. Casada has faced increased scrutiny on Wednesday after his top aide, Cade Cothren, stepped down Monday amid allegations he sent racist and...
21:17, 05/08/2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking life without parole for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church. Local news outlets report that 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial will start Monday. A jury is being selected this week. Sam...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
00:51, 07/16/2019

Tennessee puts Stephen West to death by electric chair Tennessee inmate Stephen West, who was found guilty of the 1986 kidnapping and stabbing deaths of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, died Thursday in the electric chair, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library FILE – This May 20, 2013, file photo shows a first edition copy of the first Harry Potter book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” during a photocall organized for the media at the Sotheby’s auction house’s premises in London. A Catholic school in Tennessee...
16:34, 09/03/2019

Tennessee Titans' Logan Ryan unhappy with fan's beer shower Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan was doused with beer by a Cleveland Browns fan as he celebrated with teammate Malcolm Butler, who returned an interception for a touchdown....
03:51, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
06:00, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt Jr’s sister assures “everyone is safe” on TwitterAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter was involved in a fiery crash at an airport in Tennessee on Thursday afternoon, authorities sai...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
05:51, 06/15/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. Constitution's interstate commerce provision....
23:17, 06/26/2019

ACLU sues Tennessee over criminalizing voter signup problems NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is facing another challenge of its new law that would fine and potentially jail voter registration workers who don’t follow new rules. The American Civil Liberties Union, Campaign Legal Center and Fair Elections Center sued in federal court Thursday, represent...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Penny Hardaway, Jerry Stackhouse bring NBA edge to Tennessee Former NBA stars Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse have taken on new challenges with both trying to revive a pair of struggling college basketball programs about 200 miles apart along Interstate 40 in Tennessee....
15:52, 08/13/2019

Fire erupts on field before game between Colts and Titans in Tennessee A large fire erupted at Nissan Stadium in Tennesse on Sunday afternoon before a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans was set to begin....
23:18, 09/15/2019

The fastest computer in the world is being built in Tennessee and coming in 2021 On the heels of the US government’s announced in March that the first US exascale computer is being built just outside Chicago and coming in 2021, the US government announced today that it’s also commissioned a manufacturer to build what would be the most powerful computer in the world t...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
05:51, 06/15/2019

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday charge 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent,...
23:17, 06/23/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:17, 06/13/2019

"Meth-gators" don't exist, it was just some Tennessee cops being irresponsible weiners Last week, the existence of “meth-gators” was suggested by the Loretto Police Department in Tennessee. These terrifying beasts, we were meant to imagine, would be made when methamphetamines are flushed into the sewer system and then ingested by hulking, wild-eyed super-alligators with enhanced preda...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
05:00, 05/28/2019

Tennessee House speaker: ‘base’ texts aren’t disqualifying NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican House speaker is pushing back against calls to resign, arguing if a handful of “base” text messages can run someone out of office, then no one is qualified. Speaker Glen Casada made the comments Monday as he faces mounting scandals, in...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and other families because of their religious beliefs....
02:17, 05/01/2019

East Tennessee State adds QB transfers Weldon, Thrasher Former Miami quarterback Cade Weldon, former Coastal Carolina quarterback Chance Thrasher transfer to East Tennessee State        ...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Misery Index Week 1: As Tennessee reaches new low with latest loss, how did it get here? The aftershocks of a loss as huge as Georgia State will linger for awhile, and it may be weeks before we understand their full effect for Tennessee.       ...
05:34, 09/02/2019

Baby born in Tennessee on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs 9 pounds, 11 ounces: 'It’s very rare but very special' A  couple who welcomed their daughter on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks was shocked when the baby arrived at 9:11 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. ...
05:00, 09/14/2019

Former NASCAR driver Earnhardt Jr. ‘safe’ after plane crash in Tennessee: sister The NASCAR television analyst and former driver's sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted that "everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation."...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
20:51, 05/21/2019

Suspended Tennessee DB Bryce Thompson had restraining order filed against him before signing Bryce Thompson, arrested on a charge of misdemeanor domestic assault, had a restraining order filed against him before he signed with Tennessee.       ...
15:51, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
21:17, 05/21/2019

2 Tennessee sixth graders charged with plot to shoot up school, officials say Two Tennessee sixth graders have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder after investigators found a hand-drawn map and plans to shoot faculty and students....
20:34, 04/30/2019

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
04:51, 04/29/2019

Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson arrested on domestic assault charge Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor domestic assault Saturday and jailed overnight.       ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

Bullied boy’s homemade University of Tennessee T-shirt design becomes official apparel (CNN) – The University of Tennessee has turned a child’s homemade t-shirt into official apparel. And so many people want their own — the website’s server crashed Sunday and was still experiencing problems Monday morning. It’s an exact replica of a Florida boy’s hand-ske...
00:17, 09/10/2019

Bullied boy who wore homemade University of Tennessee shirt gets four-year scholarship KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Florida fourth-grader who was bullied over his homemade University of Tennessee shirt has been offered a four-year scholarship to the school. School officials said Thursday the boy’s scholarship would cover tuition and fees beginning in the fall of 2028 if he chooses ...
01:34, 09/13/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-registration groups if they file too many incomplete forms....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Tennessee man sues Popeyes over fruitless (or chickenless) hunt for sold-out sandwich A Tennessee man who spent "countless time driving" from one Popeyes to another in search of its popular chicken sandwich is suing the fast-food chain after he was left hungry. ...
04:17, 08/30/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant busted for trashing boyfriend’s house A woman who was among the top five contestants in the Miss Hooters Tennessee competition was arrested for trashing her boyfriend’s house, a report said Monday. Madison Rogers, 21, was charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism after being caught on security footage destroying the home afte...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Two Tennessee woman arrested for allegedly stealing $200 worth of crab legs MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Two women are in police custody after one woman was identified in a six-person line up for allegedly stealing $200 worth of crab legs from a local grocery store on Aug. 18. According to an affidavit from Memphis Police Department, a witness from Super Lo Grocery iden...
03:17, 08/31/2019

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be struck down in court....
22:52, 08/13/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Tennessee stunned in worst loss ever and more college football observations from Week 1 Tennessee was stunned by Georgia State at Neyland Stadium. Dan Wolken weighs in on the loss and offers his takeaways on the rest of a wild Saturday.       ...
13:17, 09/01/2019

Two sixth-graders charged in connection with school shooting plot in Tennessee Two 6th-grade students have been arrested and charged in connection with a school shooting plot, according to Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Tennessee speaker calls lewd texts ‘locker room talk’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House speaker says he was wrong to participate in lewd conversations about women with his former chief of staff and described the language as “locker room talk” between adult men. House Speaker Glen Casada made the remarks on Tuesday while talkin...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
21:34, 07/12/2019

Bullied student’s homemade University of Tennessee shirt now an official design A Florida student bullied for his homemade University of Tennessee t-shirt now has his design on official gear from the college. Laura Snyder, who is his fourth-grade teacher at Altamonte Elementary School, got the university’s attention after she took to Facebook on Wednesday about the bullyi...
10:00, 09/09/2019

Tennessee Titans, Kevin Byard agree to five-year, $70.5 million extension Kevin Byard and the Tennessee Titans agreed on a five-year, $70.5 million contract extension, making Byard the highest-paid safety in NFL history.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
19:00, 06/14/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted of killing teenage girl and her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to be executed in Tennessee on Thursday....
16:34, 08/15/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to be executed in Tennessee on Thursday....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Tennessee felon arrested after ramming into police cruiser during chase, investigators say A convicted felon in Tennessee was arrested after he allegedly rammed into a police cruiser and led officers on a chase, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
03:51, 07/22/2019

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Tennessee man steals ambulance from hospital, crashes into police cruiser, investigators say A man allegedly stole an ambulance from a hospital in Tennessee on Monday night, crashed into a police vehicle, then drove into the woods before he was caught, police said....
07:00, 08/28/2019

‘It Consumes You’: Tennessee Man Sues Popeyes for Running Out of Beloved Chicken Sandwich Craig Barr of Chattanooga, Tenn., is suing Popeyes for false advertising, deceptive business practices, and wasting “countless time” in his pursuit of their very good chicken sandwich, which was put on hiatus after hordes of fried-chicken-enthusiasts caused the franchise to sell out of the beloved s...
06:17, 08/31/2019

Teen charged in crash that killed Tennessee officer had marijuana in her system: reports A Tennessee teenager charged in the death of a Nashville police officer after she crashed into his patrol vehicle allegedly had traces of marijuana in her system at the time, according to local reports....
15:35, 09/13/2019

University of Tennessee gives scholarship to bullied student who designed homemade school shirt The Florida fourth-grader who was bullied for his original T-shirt design showing off University of Tennessee spirit has been offered a full scholarship there, the university said Thursday....
15:35, 09/13/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
11:17, 05/27/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
04:51, 06/15/2019

Tennessee 3-year-old suffered 'critical head wound' in possible self-inflicted shooting, police say Police in Tennessee said a 3-year-old boy suffered a “critical head wound” on Monday after investigators said it appeared the boy may have found the gun and shot himself....
09:51, 09/10/2019

Tennessee mom charged with murder after premature twins died, tested positive for drugs Tiffany Marie Roberts, 29, prematurely gave birth to twins, who had drugs in their system, according to court documents. She faces murder charges for their deaths.        ...
05:51, 07/30/2019

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
09:34, 07/13/2019

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3-D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the chance to vote if the Royal......
03:51, 05/25/2019

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
04:34, 05/29/2019

BYU's stunning double-overtime victory sends Tennessee to 0-2 for first time since 1988 BYU forced overtime in the final seconds after a long completion, then beat Tennessee with a TD in the second extra session to send the Vols to 0-2.       ...
23:34, 09/08/2019

Opinion: Michigan, Washington join FSU, Tennessee in college football misery index When you strip away all the tradition or what the FSU brand represents or what fans think the program is, there is no choice but to be concerned.       ...
23:34, 09/08/2019

Medical examiner: Seven Tennessee homicide victims died from blunt force trauma Seven people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed in a string of Sumner County homicides over the weekend.        ...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Tennessee Titans make Kevin Byard highest-paid safety in NFL history The Tennessee Titans reached a multiyear contract extension with Pro Bowl safety Kevin Byard that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history....
05:51, 07/25/2019

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft suspended from team after being charged with rape Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft was arrested Monday and charged with six felony counts of rape. He is now suspended from the team.       ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

Potential mass shootings in California, Tennessee averted after tipsters' alerts, officials say Potential mass shootings in California and Tennessee — at a Long Beach hotel threatened by a disgruntled employee and inside a Memphis church targeted by a truck driver who saw "spiritual snakes and spiders" — were thwarted after tipsters grew concerned by the would-be shooters' behavior, officials ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Tennessee woman charged with murder after her newborn twins die from drugs in their system, report says A Tennessee woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder after her twins, who were born prematurely days earlier with drugs in their system, died at the hospital....
16:17, 07/25/2019

Neighbors form human chain to prevent ICE agents from taking Tennessee man: reports People in a Tennessee neighborhood formed a human chain on Monday morning to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from taking a man into custody, according to reports....
07:00, 07/24/2019

Burned cabin and a headless body: Tennessee suspect charged with eighth homicide Cummins has been charged in the death of James Fox Dunn Jr., who was found headless near a burned cabin on April 17.        ...
21:17, 05/11/2019

SEC power rankings: Was Dabo Swinney right? Tennessee, Missouri drop after shocking losses The SEC power rankings after the opening weekend of college football saw several changes after Tennessee, Ole Miss and Missouri had shocking losses.       ...
22:34, 09/03/2019

Tennessee WR Who Joked About Upset Loss To Georgia State Suddenly No Longer On Team The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their first college football game of the season, 38-30, to Georgia State, a Sun Belt team that went 2-10 last season. The crowd was openly booing, and there’s already been a players-only meeting, so everyone in the program’s pretty on edge. With all that considered, ...
14:51, 09/05/2019

Naked Tennessee man dies in crash after high-speed police chase, officials say A naked man who reportedly caused a disturbance at a Tennessee grocery store died Wednesday after he led police on a high-speed chase, authorities said....
05:34, 08/22/2019

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old son dead in Tennessee after driver deliberately mows them down, police say A Tennessee driver killed a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son and injured two other people when he intentionally mowed them down Monday, according to police. William David Phillips, 33, first hit pedestrian Tillman Gunter, 61, before driving less than a mile and running over Sierra Wilson Cahoon...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Tennessee girl, 2, recovering after caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water following 'bad day' A 2-year-old girl in Tennessee is recovering from the first of many surgeries after her caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water because the child had "a bad day." ...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church.        ...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Tennessee State QB Demry Croft arrested on rape, sexual battery charges Demry Croft, a Tennessee State quarterback who started four games last season, was arrested Monday and charged with six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery....
18:34, 08/21/2019

Former Tennessee cop faces up to 20 years in prison after admitting to 3 rapes, using stun gun in plea agreement A former Tennessee police officer could face up to 20 years in prison after reaching a plea deal Wednesday in which he reportedly admitted to raping three women in his custody and using a stun gun to hold a fourth against her will....
23:34, 09/06/2019

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft charged with rape, sexual battery Demry Croft was arrested and charged with six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery Monday. He was set to start at QB for Tennessee State.       ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooting and killing the teen is facing up to 60 years in prison after being found guilty of murder in the second degree....
16:34, 08/17/2019

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
10:17, 07/18/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women....
19:34, 08/07/2019

One meal changed Tennessee QB Jarrett Guarantano's relationship with Jeremy Pruitt Reservation was for four. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt and his wife Casey invited QB Jarrett Guarantano and his girlfriend to their house for dinner.       ...
19:17, 07/21/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
14:17, 07/16/2019

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
12:51, 07/17/2019

Boat in Vol Navy burns, then sinks ahead of Tennessee football's season opener The blaze broke out on the 42-foot cabin cruiser nine hours before the game between UT and the Panthers was to kickoff at nearby Neyland Stadium.       ...
00:17, 09/01/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives 1st public statement after family survives Tennessee small plane crash In his first public statement since surviving a plane crash last week, NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on Monday that his family is “truly blessed that all on board escaped with no serious injuries.”...
08:17, 08/20/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Reportedly "Safe" After Plane Crash At Tennessee Airport [Update] Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a hospital for evaluation today after their plane crashed at an airport in Tennessee. Earnhardt Jr.’s sister Kelley confirmed the news and added that everyone on board was “safe.”...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
08:51, 07/16/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also allegedly involved in some of the explicit messages....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
08:51, 07/04/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant arrested for allegedly thrashing boyfriend’s house: report A woman who was among the top five contestants in the Miss Hooters Tennessee competition was arrested for trashing her boyfriend’s house, a report said Monday....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
03:34, 07/16/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee finalist arrested, accused of trashing boyfriend's house after breakup Madison Rogers, Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant, faces burglary and vandalism charges after police said she destroyed part of ex-boyfriend's house.        ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
18:17, 06/04/2019

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
00:17, 05/31/2019

University of Tennessee turns bullied elementary school student's t-shirt design into official apparel The young University of Tennessee fan that was bullied last week for the homemade shirt he wore to his school’s collegiate day was shown an outpouring of support that has since inspired the university to make his design into an official piece of apparel. ...
22:34, 09/07/2019

Peyton Manning jokes about Ryan Leaf calling Tennessee games during team's upset loss Peyton Manning jokingly threw some shade at his former rival Ryan Leaf on Saturday during Tennessee’s devastating loss to Georgia State in the season opener....
23:00, 09/02/2019

Tennessee man secretly lived in family's attic, snuck into 14-year-old girl’s room at night: cops A Tennessee man was arrested after he allegedly lived in a family's attic and would sneak into their 14-year-old daughter's bedroom to see her at night....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Tennessee Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt unsure if Michigan has helped Aubrey Solomon case Aubrey Solomon, a former five-star recruit, transferred to Tennessee from Michigan in December. The Volunteers have yet to receive an answer on a waiver.       ...
01:34, 08/25/2019

Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.        ...
15:17, 07/01/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
18:00, 05/21/2019