Emerge Tennessee inaugural board reflects Memphis connections

Goal: More Democratic women to run for all levels of office.

NFL star's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder

Cardell Hayes sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Tennessee crash revives debate over school bus seat belts

Six children killed in Chattanooga accident.

New pot ordinances run afoul of state law, attorney general says

Enforcement of recently passed measure now on hold in Memphis.

Slavery research effort explores campus connections to slave life

University of Mississippi collaboration that began with a reading group is teaming with other universities.

Tigerbelles remember Edward S. Temple as more than a coach

Memories flow at service for TSU track icon.

Memphis, Nashville to vote on marijuana-related ordinances

Political leaders in Tennessee's two largest cities are taking steps toward marijuana decriminalization with ordinances that would allow police to reduce the penalty for people who possess small amounts of it.

Jury rejects Rep. Armstrong’s swindled-by-accountant defense

Tennessee lawmaker convicted of felony tax fraud.

More than 124,000 have voted early in Aug. 4 election

Tennesseans already have taken advantage of early voting or absentee voting for the Aug. 4 state primary and county general election.

Tennessee Democrats laud DNC role for transgender official

The first transgender person to be named to a Tennessee government board or commission has been named the official podium timekeeper at the Democratic National Convention.

Authorities: Highway gunman motivated by police shootings

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Lakeem Keon Scott, 37, revealed he was troubled by several incidents across the U.S.

Tennessee to receive $12.6M share of Volkswagen settlement

Tennessee is in line to receive a $12.6 million share of Volkswagen's settlement with the states over deceptive trade practices in the sale of diesel vehicles designed to cheat emissions testing standards, the state attorney general's office announced Tuesday.

Prosecutor: 'Mississippi Burning' civil rights case closed

The investigation into the infamous slayings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi is finally closed, the state's attorney general said Monday, 52 years almost to the day after the young men disappeared during "Freedom Summer."

12 communities selected for Tennessee Downtowns program

Twelve communities around the state have been selected to participate in the Tennessee Downtowns revitalization program.

Tennessee Military Department conducting disaster drills

The Tennessee Military Department is conducting one of the biggest disaster preparedness exercises in its history.