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American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

June 6th, 2015 7:50 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

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Tennessee begins Common Core standards review

Tennessee begins Common Core standards review

June 6th, 2015 2:31 pm by Jason Gonzales, The Tennessean

Tennessee embarked on its review of Common Core State Standards this week with a room full of educators at The Inn at Opryland in Nashville.

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Woman in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

Woman in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

June 6th, 2015 2:16 pm by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer

A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park is in serious condition, her family said in a statement released Saturday by a Boston hospital.

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Johnson City CrossFit competition finds new home with Blue Plum festival - VIDEO

Johnson City CrossFit competition finds new home with Blue Plum festival - VIDEO

June 5th, 2015 10:48 pm by David Floyd

You wouldn't think it looking at him, but Jack Rickman, 51, has a family history of diabetes and high blood pressure. Rickman is a wall of muscle, and he attributes much of that to his involvement in CrossFit.

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Woman faces assault charges after hitting ex with van

Woman faces assault charges after hitting ex with van

June 5th, 2015 10:42 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

One local woman is facing assault charges after allegedly hitting her ex-fianc with a van in the parking lot of the Kingsport Justice Center, according to a police report.

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Teen sentenced to life plus 20 years in mother's death

Teen sentenced to life plus 20 years in mother's death

June 5th, 2015 10:35 pm by Associated Press

A judge has added 20 years to the life sentence a Middle Tennessee teenager will serve in the 2012 sledgehammer beating death of his mother.

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Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

June 5th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

Just ahead of Blue Plum Festival weekend - and its two big ticket items scheduled for Founders Park - graffiti marred some of the public art within the city park's parameters.

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Duggar parents placed locks on bedroom doors after fondling

Duggar parents placed locks on bedroom doors after fondling

June 5th, 2015 10:29 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Two of reality TV's Duggar sisters fondled by their brother Josh say they weren't even aware it had happened until he confessed and their parents told them about it.

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Commission OKs 40-cent property tax hike

Commission OKs 40-cent property tax hike

June 5th, 2015 10:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

After lengthy debate, Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin, Vice Mayor Clayton Stout and Commissioner Jenny Brock voted to approve the amended budget ordinance, including the 40-cent increase. Commissioners David Tomita and Jeff Banyas voted against the measure.

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Police say driver in deadly Knox Co. school bus crash was texting

Police say driver in deadly Knox Co. school bus crash was texting

June 5th, 2015 4:54 pm by Associated Press

James Davenport had sent and received multiple text messages leading up to the time the two buses collided in December, Knoxville police said in a written statement. Officers have met with the victims' families to inform them of the results of the investi

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