Johnson City Press Wednesday, November 26, 2014
News Regional & National
Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

November 17th, 2014 10:58 am by Mike Blackerby, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The red-siren issue has further divided Republicans and Democrats and drawn battle lines across the country.

Comments
News Regional & National Education
Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

Some school districts have delayed or canceled classes due to a winter weather advisory issued for portions of Middle Tennessee.

Comments
News Regional & National
Remains found near where Tennessee man went missing

Remains found near where Tennessee man went missing

November 17th, 2014 10:11 am by Associated Press

Police are investigating whether human remains found on the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center property in southern Tennessee belong to a man who went missing in 2011.

Comments
Crime Regional & National
Police say man may have raped up to 8 boys

Police say man may have raped up to 8 boys

November 17th, 2014 9:32 am by Shelly Bradbury and Hannah Smith, Times Free Press

The Chattanooga man arrested Monday on charges of aggravated statutory rape worked as an engineer and shop machinist at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

Comments
News Regional & National
Nebraska hospital says surgeon with Ebola has died

Nebraska hospital says surgeon with Ebola has died

November 17th, 2014 8:54 am by NELSON LAMPE, Associated Press

Dr. Martin Salia arrived Saturday to be treated at the Omaha hospital, where two other Ebola patients have been successfully treated.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Companies accuse Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

Companies accuse Haslam of directing Pilot fraud

November 16th, 2014 7:11 pm by Associated Press

Two trucking companies are accusing Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam of directly orchestrating a scheme to cheat customers out of promised rebates and discounts, according to recent court filings.

Comments
News Regional & National
State assesses $1.36m in fines on coal companies

State assesses $1.36m in fines on coal companies

November 15th, 2014 9:24 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee recently levied a total of $1.36 million in civil penalties against three coal mining companies that have operations in Anderson and Campbell counties and are owned by a West Virginia coal baron.

Comments
News Regional & National
Bill Cosby's guest shot with Letterman canceled amid sexual assault allegations

Bill Cosby's guest shot with Letterman canceled amid sexual assault allegations

November 15th, 2014 1:18 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press

Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past decades.

Comments
News Regional & National
Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

Man charged with killing three people in car crash found not guilty

November 14th, 2014 9:17 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Sevier County jury has acquitted a Maryville man of vehicular homicide by reason of too little sleep.

Comments
News Regional & National
Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

Bill filed in state House to require ultrasound for women seeking abortions

November 14th, 2014 5:17 pm by Kyle Veazy, Knoxville News Sentinel

A state House member from Rutherford County has introduced legislation that would enact a mandatory ultrasound and waiting period for women seeking abortions, the first such formally proposed restriction on abortion after this month's passage of Amendment

Comments