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Tennessee man charged with Ponzi scheme in cancer study

Oct. 27, 2020 4:19 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man charged with running a Ponzi scheme in which he claimed he was conducting a study after curing himself of cancer through naturopathic methods, federal authorities said. According to U.S. Attorney Don Cochran's office, 75-year-old Howard L. Young of Nashville was...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers T.J. Watt (90) and Bud Dupree (48) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Perfectly imperfect; Steelers not satisfied at 6-0

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To hear the NFL's last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don't get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise's 87-year history after escaping Tennessee on Sunday....

Marquita Bradshaw, the Tennessee Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, speaks before a Power Together Women's March Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Dozens of Women's March rallies were planned from New York to San Francisco to signal opposition to President Donald Trump and his policies, including the push to fill the seat of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Biden endorses Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate

Oct. 26, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden has thrown his support for U.S. Senate candidate Marquita Bradshaw. “Marquita is a proven leader who will fight for the needs of working families — needs she understands because she’s faced the same struggles they...

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) watches as his 45-yard field goal attempt against the Pittsburgh Steelers sails wide in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

First loss of season forces Titans to look at fixing issues

Oct. 26, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans got a needed wake-up call in their first loss of the season for the issues that must be fixed on defense and special teams. Fixing those issues is a lot easier at 5-1 sitting atop the AFC South. “The roof is obviously not falling through," safety Kevin...

This image provided by the Roane County Jail shows Michael Anthony Gray Sr. Gray and his wife, Shirley Ann Gray, pleaded not guilty Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 to dozens of charges including murder and abuse involving children they had adopted. (Roane County Jail via AP)

Couple pleads not guilty to killing, abusing children

Oct. 26, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee couple pleaded not guilty Monday to dozens of charges including murder and abuse involving children they had adopted. Michael Gray Sr., 63, and Shirley Gray, 60, were arraigned on the 42-count indictment handed down last week by a Roane County grand jury, news outlets...

FILE- People pass the News Corporation headquarters building and Fox News studios in New York on Aug. 1, 2017. Several Fox News Channel executives and on-air personalities were exposed last week to a person on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19. It has led to some restrictions at the network. Anchor Bret Baier said Monday that he's tested negative three times in the wake of the flight and will be doing his nightly news show from home this week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Fox News anchors quarantine after virus exposure on flight

Oct. 26, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive for COVID-19, leading the network to take extra precautions this week. The network said in a memo to staff members on Monday that there had recently been “a...

Bill Hagerty, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Tennessee, speaks with reporters after voting during the early voting period Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Hagerty, longtime GOP hand, looks to Trump in Senate bid

Oct. 26, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bill Hagerty was vacationing with his family last year in northern Japan, where he was U.S. ambassador to the country, when a friend called and said: “Look at your Twitter account.” On his favorite forum, President Donald Trump had announced and endorsed Hagerty's run...

Teen's mother, stepbrother charged in his death

Oct. 26, 2020 9:55 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mother and stepbrother of a 14-year-old Tennessee boy have been charged with criminal homicide in his death, police said. Rebecca Greenwood, 52, and David Matheny, 33, were arrested Saturday after the teen was found dead from an apparent assault-related trauma, Nashville police...

Probe: Ex-Tennessee hospital worker stole $798K in supplies

Oct. 26, 2020 3:51 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee comptroller’s office says a former hospital worker stole at least $798,200 in medical supplies from the facility. According to the comptroller’s investigation, former Maury Regional Medical Center supply chain department system coordinator Tommy John...

Relatives bury Isaac Nolasco who died of reasons not believed related to COVID-19, in a section of the municipal cemetery Valle de Chalco amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Mexican families traditionally flock to local cemeteries to honor their dead relatives as part of the

The Latest: Mexico health officials acknowledge higher toll

Oct. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexican health authorities acknowledge the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than previously thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to Sept. 26. Of those, 139,153 are now judged to be attributable to...