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Union files for new vote at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant

May. 22, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union filed a new petition Wednesday seeking to hold a vote on its representation of workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant, the same day the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a previous petition on a technicality. Volkswagen has said it is neutral...

3 senators question delay on Volkswagen Tennessee union vote

May. 21, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Three Democratic U.S. senators are expressing concerns about delays to an election over whether Volkswagen maintenance and production workers in Tennessee should unionize. Sens. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan sent Volkswagen Group of America...

Vols sign 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic

May. 21, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic. Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee before redshirting with Arizona State last season. Plavsic is originally from Ivanjica, Serbia, but moved to the United States in...

FBI probes case of Tennessee officer accused of rape

May. 14, 2019 8:42 AM EDT

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 2016 from...

Tennessee caretaker charged with beating patient with belt

May. 14, 2019 5:22 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A caretaker at a home for disabled people in Tennessee has been accused of beating a patient with a leather belt. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports 29-year-old Tyler Evans was arrested over the weekend. Court records say Evans is accused of beating a patient because the...

Titans sign 6 to roster after trying out at rookie minicamp

May. 13, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with wide receiver Cody Hollister and five other players who tried out for the team during a rookie minicamp. The Titans announced the moves Monday after wrapping up their three-day rookie minicamp. Hollister spent the 2017 season on the...

Police: Man stole 4 vehicles in chase through 3 counties

May. 12, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities arrested a man Saturday after he led them on a chase through three counties that included four stolen vehicles, the last of which he drove into the Tennessee River. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports , the incident began when Rhea County deputies responded to a...

Chattanooga adds former Vanderbilt and ND forward Matt Ryan

May. 7, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Former Notre Dame and Vanderbilt forward Matt Ryan will finish his career at Chattanooga as a graduate transfer. Chattanooga announced Tuesday that Ryan had signed with the Mocs. As a graduate transfer, Ryan is eligible to play for Chattanooga in 2019-20 rather than sitting out a...

Winners announced in Tennessee AP professional news contest

Apr. 28, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Winners of the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest were announced Saturday evening. Dozens of AP-member broadcasters and newspapers from across the state submitted more than 630 entries in the contest to honor the best journalism in Tennessee in 2018....

Winners announced in Tennessee AP college awards for 2018

Apr. 28, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Winners of the 2018 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors college journalism competition were announced Saturday. Nearly 300 entries were submitted by student-led newspapers, TV stations, radio stations and digital operations at Tennessee schools. TAPBME conducts...