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A rush to judgment raises questions about bridge inspections

Jul. 25, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Monty Frazier was on leave when he received the phone call that ended his career. It was May 11, and the 51-year-old father of three had taken the week off from his job as a heavy bridge inspector with ArDOT, the Arkansas Department of...

Nashville shuts out FC Cincinnati 3-0, Sapong scores twice

Jul. 24, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Led by C J Sapong’s two-goal performance, Nashville secured a 3-0 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. Sapong gave Nashville (6-1-8) a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute, assisted by Hany Mukhtar. Randall Leal put Nashville up 2-0 in the 35th minute,...

Titans' Dupree on PUP list, top draft pick out to start camp

Jul. 24, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will be missing a couple of key players acquired this offseason to fix their defense at the start of training camp. The Titans placed outside linebacker Bud Dupree, running back Jeremy McNichols and offensive tackle Ty...

Man convicted in Tennessee toddler's 2001 death

Jul. 24, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been convicted in the 2001 death of a 15-month old boy. After a week-long trial, Christopher Lee Goodwin was found guilty Friday of first-degree felony murder stemming from aggravated child neglect in the death of Jeffry Kelton...

Titans ready to tune up offense with Jones, new coordinator

Jul. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

TENNESSEE TITANS (11-6) CAMP SITE: Nashville, Tennessee LAST YEAR: Derrick Henry carried the Titans once again, this time to the franchise's first AFC South title since 2008. The AP and NFL Offensive Player of the Year not only repeated as the NFL...

Defense attorney in 1983 homicides pens novel based on case

Jul. 24, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

MARSHALL, N.C. (AP) — Madison County resident William D. Auman worked 30 years of trial practice, including 10 death penalty cases and roughly 70 murder cases, but maybe no case was as memorable as the Gahagan homicides. Auman found the details surrounding the 1983...

Tennessee driver’s racing milestone gets national attention

Jul. 24, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Rick Pannell’s special milestone isn’t just known in the Tri-Cities anymore. The Kingsport driver recently made his 200th consecutive start at his hometown track, bringing national attention. Pannell, driver of the yellow No. 33 Chevrolet in...

I-40 bridge in Tennessee likely won't reopen until August

Jul. 23, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation now says it will likely be early August before the Interstate 40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee can reopen to traffic. Contractors are working on phase 3 of the repairs that began after a crack was...

Official: State still can inoculate kids without parental OK

Jul. 23, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's top health official said Friday that the state can still vaccinate some minors without parental consent, aiming to clear up contradictory claims from lawmakers who complained that the state's former vaccine chief circulated information about the...

Man sentenced for deadly 'swatting' scheme over username

Jul. 23, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for his role in an international “swatting” scheme that led to a person's death, The Commercial Appeal reported. Authorities said Shane Sonderman, of Lauderdale County, worked...