3 hours ago
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House panel OKs bill to require seat belts on school buses

Rep. JoAnne Favors of Chattanooga said she was pleased to see her bill advance, but acknowledged that she will have to address the estimated $400 million it would take for school districts to buy new buses equipped with seat belts.
15 hours ago
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ETSU student charged for disruption

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WDEF) – A grand jury has indicted a former East Tennessee State University student who police said disrupted an on-campus Black Lives Matter rally while wearing a gorilla mask and carrying a rope and bananas. Tristan Rettke has been indicted on two counts of civil rights intimidation and two counts of disorderly conduct […]
2 days ago
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Next years Race for Governor of Tennessee could include 3 female Republicans

Speaker Beth Harwell, Rep. Diane Black & St. Sen. Mae Black are all considering runs for Governor in 2018
2 days ago
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Tennessee teacher had been reported kissing missing student

NEW PICTURE: Here's the last known photograph of Elizabeth Thomas prior to her alleged kidnapping. Spot her? 1-800-TBI-FIND! #TNAMBERAlert pic.twitter.com/5hInjYHU5d — TBI (@TBInvestigation) March 20, 2017 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A lawyer for the family of a missing Tennessee high school student says a teacher now accused of kidnapping her had been investigated by the […]
3 days ago
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Week 2 of the search for Elizabeth Thomas goes national

"obviously a man who is not in control of his faculties."
6 days ago
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UPDATE: Briefing held for recent Amber Alert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The wife of a former schoolteacher who is alleged to have kidnapped a 15-year-old student is pleading with her husband to bring the girl home. Media report that on Friday, March 17th,  Jill Cummins beseeched her husband to turn himself in and bring Elizabeth Thomas home. The wife said she had no […]
6 days ago
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Tennessee court decision could make it easier for parents to relocate

This decision applies in cases where one parent has more time with the kids than the other.
7 days ago
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Guns on boats

People could carry loaded guns on their boats in a bill approved by the Tennessee House of Representatives.
1 week ago
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No news is bad news in Middle Tennessee Amber Alert case

"the 50-year-old may have been abusing his role as a teacher to groom this vulnerable young girl for some time in an effort to lure and potentially sexually exploit her."
1 week ago
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Tennessee annual Crime on Campus findings

Larceny and Theft are the most common crimes.