Tennessee State News

Nashville Flood 2010

Court upholds cutting $150 million in Nashville mall flood coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In a blow to the owner of Opry Mills Mall, the Tennessee Supreme Court has let stand a lower court's ruling that stripped $150 million of insurance coverage for the 2010 flood. The state's highest court announced Thursday that it would not hear an appeal from the Simon Property Group.

Cellphone pics expose new front in public-records debate

Should you be able to snap a photo instead of paying for a copy?
Tennessee Governor

Tennessee Gov.: Sanctuary bill to become law without signature

Governor faced pressure from both sides to either veto the bill or endorse it with his signature.

Shooting of 10-year-old boy investigated in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville police are investigating the shooting of a 10-year-old boy.

Tennessee US rep hopeful: Cyberattacks on campaign, business

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee Republican congressional candidate says his campaign and business have faced an "almost constant stream" of cyberattacks.

Middle Valley students flee bus fire on Knoxville freeway

No one hurt, but students stranded on I 40 after field trip

Georgia State News

Open statewide seats, House challenges down Georgia ballot

(AP) -- Georgia voters have plenty of election contests to settle after casting their Republican and Democratic primary ballots for governor.

Democrats turn out in force in Georgia early voting

Democrats grab larger share of early voting ballots this year in Georgia, according to numbers released today.

Primaries begin shakeup of Georgia political status quo

(CBS News) - The 2018 elections are guaranteed to shake up Georgia's political status quo, and those changes will begin to take shape with the party primaries being held Tuesday.

Georgia GOP primary race centers on guns and immigration

ATLANTA (AP) - Never mind cutting taxes and creating jobs. The five GOP candidates for Georgia governor are battling over who loves guns the most, who would prove toughest on people in the country illegally, and who would best support President Donald Trump.
gun store

Firearms dealer sentenced for false record keeping

Prosecutors say that convicted felons could tell clerks about their legal trouble and the store would set up a 3rd party purchaser for them.

Georgia woman gets 20 years for killing teen relative

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia woman has been sentenced to serve two decades in prison for stabbing a teenage relative to death.

Alabama State News

Alabama student committed suicide after sexual abuse

Sheriff: Lawsuit possible over social media comments

Sheriff cleared of lawsuits, now threatens action against social media critics.

7 governors sign letter backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and a group of fellow governors are backing President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.
DeKalb County

Fort Payne police ask residents to beware of home invader or robber

Suspect still at large after break-in last night.
3 Doors Down member

Trial set for physician tied to guitarist’s fatal overdose

Mobile Doctor charged with improperly prescribing fentanyl and other drugs to 3 Doors Down guitarist Matthew Roberts.
Fort Payne extortion

Fort Payne couple faces extortion charges over ambulance service

Ex-employee of Dekalb ambulance service charged with extorting current director.

Authorities raid suspected drug house in Bryant

Confiscated 2 pounds of ICE meth

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