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Man killed in shootout with police trying to serve warrants

Sep. 20, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man wanted for questioning in a homicide case was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers and his 16-year-old son has been charged in the death of a man whose body was found in the Cumberland River, police said. Adrian Cameron,...

Eddie George picks up first win as Tennessee St. coach

Sep. 18, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geremy Hickbottom threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Tennessee State gave coach Eddie George his first victory, defeating Division II-member Kentucky State 41-7 on Saturday. The game was played at Nashville's Nissan Stadium, where...

Tennessee Senate leader forms redistricting committee

Sep. 18, 2021 10:30 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Senate’s leader has picked five Republicans and two Democrats to sit on a committee diving into the once-a-decade task of drawing new congressional and state legislative districts. Republican Lt. Gov. Randy McNally’s...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa def. Pigeon Forge, forfeit Anderson County 31, South Doyle 28 Austin-East 42, Northview Academy 8 BGA 45, Davidson Academy 30 Baylor 42, Pope John Paul II 21 ...

COVID sequencing hunts for variants at Tennessee’s state lab

Sep. 18, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Once a week, in an unremarkable brick building in East Nashville, a few dozen samples of the coronavirus undergo a journey that is nothing short of extraordinary. Lab workers use magnetic beads to strip the microscopic virus of its genetic code,...

Prison reform advocate calls solitary confinement revenge

Sep. 17, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate asked a federal judge on Thursday to move him out of solitary confinement, claiming the punitive treatment violates his Constitutional rights. Alex Friedman was arrested last year and accused of hiding loaded...

Official: Cases in largest Tennessee county slowing down

Sep. 16, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The top health official in the only Tennessee county with an indoor mask requirement said Thursday she was cautiously optimistic that a recent coronavirus surge was slowing down, citing a drop in the number of cases and hospitalized children. Dr....

Stanford good model for now, Vandy coach sees higher ceiling

Sep. 16, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Commodores coach Clark Lea is the latest attempting to build a football program at Vanderbilt. He admires what David Shaw has accomplished at Stanford, marrying football success with academic excellence. But Lea sees his alma mater...

After impressive opener, Seahawks return home to host Titans

Sep. 16, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — TENNESSEE (0-1) at SEATTLE (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Titans 0-1; Seahawks 1-0. SERIES RECORD:...

Tennessee wildlife agency taking entries for photo contest

Sep. 15, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting entries through September for a photo contest featuring pictures of fishing, hunting, boating and wildlife species native to the state. The agency said Tuesday that winning entries will be...