History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn are on a collision course to claim their own slices of history in a critical U.S. Senat...

Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

DUNLAP, Tenn. (AP) — Robert Kwasnik has a zipper problem — and it has come to the attention of the highest levels of the U.S. government. Kwasnik is president of Dunlap Industries, a...

Hundreds pay respects for woman slain in Waffle House attack

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of people thronged a Tennessee church on Friday, some hugging and crying, as they paid their respects for a college student killed in the weekend shooting rampage at a ...

Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Employees at a Waffle House where four people were killed in a weekend shooting rampage wore orange ribbons, hugged each other and wept as the restaurant re-opened. And a stead...

Waffle House suspect: Erratic behavior years before shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Travis Reinking's erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle. ...

Man who disarmed Waffle House shooter hailed by lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him i...

Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived. Authori...

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. Authorities...

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: 'It was life or death'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never...

Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me." ...

4 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man wearing nothing but a coat stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee before dawn Sunday and shot four people to death, according to police, who credited a customer w...

Immigration raid takes 97 into custody at Tennessee plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Civil rights activists say a dramatic immigration raid at a Tennessee meat processing plant may be the biggest employment crackdown under President Donald Trump's administratio...

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to fleeing with Tennessee student

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teacher who set off a nationwide manhunt last year after he fled with a 15-year-old student broke down in court after pleading guilty to crossing state lines to hav...

Ex-Tennessee teacher who took teen across US pleads guilty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teacher who set off a nationwide manhunt last year after he fled with a 15-year-old student broke down in court Thursday after pleading guilty to crossing state lin...

Preventive care, screenings could be compromised by GOP bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has often said he doesn't want people "dying in the streets" for lack of health care. But in the United States, where chronic conditions are ...