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US left back tested early, eager to prove he learns quickly

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Antonee Robinson is trying to prove he can learn on the job. Brazil quickly tested the 21-year-old left back last week in just his third U.S. game, with winge...

Buoyed by Alabama win, Democrats eye Tennessee Senate race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrats eager to take control of the Senate next year are turning to Tennessee, where a popular Democratic ex-governor is running for the seat being vacated by the retirement...

Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a tax provision that could prove costly for schools, police forces, drug treatment centers and other state and local public services. The sweeping tax overhaul...

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said Monday that the company is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a federal tax credit for plug-in elec...

Police hone tactics to quell violence at hate-fueled rallies

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Snipers perched on rooftops. Police helicopters and drones hovered overhead. Officers in riot gear lined the streets. White nationalists and counterprotesters screamed at eac...

Auto supplier Denso: $1B investment in Tennessee plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Automotive supplier Denso announced plans Friday to invest $1 billion and create more than 1,000 new jobs in its main Tennessee facility to meet growing demand for electric veh...

VW plots return to relevance in US following diesel scandal

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is rolling out its plan for re-selling most of the cars involved in the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal. Volkswagen brand he...

McCarty savoring his opportunity as US opens Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This already has been a year of transition and triumph for Dax McCarty. He was traded in January from the New York Red Bulls to Chicago, which won its only Ma...

Trial of former Pilot executives could take up to 6 weeks

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The federal trial of eight ex-employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam could take up to six...

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The emergency...

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia on Friday, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding an...

Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint says he's no hero. Patrick Hale says he was carrying a loaded weapo...

Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint says he's no hero. Patrick Hale says he was carrying a loaded weapo...

Escaped Georgia prison inmates recaptured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Te...

'Epic week': Hockey, country music collide in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music is always a big draw in Nashville, but the convergence of a major sports championship with one of the city's biggest music events is reaching its crescendo this w...