Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen is leaving her post to become the head of a national education nonprofit.
A federal judge in Nashville won’t stop the upcoming execution of David Earl Miller.
Tennessee Rep. Phil Roe easily won re-election to his sixth term Tuesday, but changes in the U.S. House of Representatives may jeopardize his influence on his prized Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Giving journalists a burning itch to make a terrible pun, the two major party candidates running for Tennessee’s 1st District seat in the U.S. House are a pair-a-docs.
The major party candidates in the race for Tennessee’s U.S. Senate seat are in a dead heat, according to the latest opinion polling data released Friday by researchers at East Tennessee State University.
If Tennessee electrocutes Edmund Zagorski on Thursday, it will be in an electric chair built by a self-taught execution expert who is no longer welcome in the prison system and who worries that his device will malfunction.
Tennessee officials have awarded more than $4 million in juvenile justice reform diversion grants to six recipients, including Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia behavioral health services provider Frontier Health and Youth Villages, which provides services to young people across the Eastern Division.
If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee history. And yet women have been slow to embrace her campaign.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen announced Friday that he would support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for Supreme Court, a key choice in a tight Tennessee race that he says became a “much closer call” after the woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault in high school came forward.
A state senator who called for a review of public universities’ contracts with athletic equipment maker Nike after the company released a politically charged ad will easily find that many of the state’s institutions deal with the global corporation. What may be more difficult is severing all ties between state schools and companies that have taken social stances.
Six years after introducing a smart phone and tablet app intended to provide Tennesseans with information they need in case of a disaster, the program is getting a reboot.
A Tennessee man is accused of throwing a biscuit at his ex-girlfriend’s face and threatening to kill her and her new boyfriend.
A Tennessee judge has ordered the suspect in a deadly Waffle House shooting be placed in a mental facility to treat his schizophrenia in hopes that he becomes fit to stand trial.
Northeast Tennessee chose the same party nominees for governor as the rest of the state, but the runners up were in slightly different order in some counties.
Incumbent John Holsclaw defeated his opponent Thursday night in the region’s only contested primary race for a state legislative seat.