The I-40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee remains shut down to road traffic.
(CNN) — It could take up to two months to temporarily repair a crack that forced the closure of a vital highway bridge in Memphis, Tennessee, the state's chief engineer told CNN, while dozens of ships with hundreds of barges wait to safely travel the busy waterway below.
At the time of Pervis Payne's sentencing, it was legal to execute someone with an intellectual disability. That is no longer the case.
After an advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee leaders want you to know their respective states are ready to administer doses to that age group, with pa…
Meanwhile, the Tennessee Fuel and Convenience Store Association is asking people to buy only the fuel they need and refrain from stockpiling.
The insects are part of a group called Brood X — also known as the Great Eastern Brood — which is expected in a geographical range stretching from Tennessee to New York.
According to the bill, schools would be banned from teaching that “an individual, by virtue of the individual’s race or sex, is inherently privileged, racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or subconsciously.”
WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN — Schools were closed in Weakley County, Tennessee, Tuesday after early morning storms caused power outages, fallen trees and storm damage. For the school district, the worst damage was at Dresden High School and its bus and maintenance garage, a district spokesperson says.
Weakley County EMA Director Ray Wiggington says a tree fell on a mobile home in Dresden, Tennessee, killing one person inside.
Two local school systems in Tennessee are cancelling classes for Tuesday in wake of the damage caused from the overnight storms.
State broadband director Crystal Ivey says Tennessee plans to collect and validate service data from providers for about a year, with an anticipated completion of summer 2022.
University of Tennessee at Martin Police and the Martin Police Department are working to find a man who is accused of 'touching himself' while standing over a student who was sleeping in her dorm room early Friday morning.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill that requires businesses or government facilities open to the public to post a sign if they let transgender people use multi-person bathrooms, locker rooms or changing rooms associated with their gender identity.
According to initial numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday, Tennessee had 6.9 million residents in the latest one-a-decade population count.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have passed legislation designed to prevent death row inmates with an intellectual disability from being executed.
Investigators have said Meyer tied up the girls, who were 15 and a 16, before repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting them.
Speaking with Local 6's Shamarria Morrison, Thomas said autopsies for the two Weakley County men Vowell is accused of killing — 26-year-old Chance Black and 25-year-old Zack Grooms — found that both men died because of the gunshot wounds they suffered.
The lawsuit comes after Republican Gov. Bill Lee declared in January that Tennessee had become the first state in the nation to be approved to receive funding in a lump sum for its Medicaid program through a block grant program.
They protect our land, safety and freedom. The U.S. military is an all-volunteer force that safeguard our way of life, but service members are more than just a fighting force. They’re leaders, humanitarians and your fellow Americans. There will be several panelists speaking at the Military History and Armed Forces Symposium at Discovery Park of America.
The funeral marks another emotional day for a metro area scarred by several high-profile killings involving police. The service at Shiloh Temple International Ministries comes just two days after a former Minneapolis officer was found guilty of Floyd's murder.
The longtime Nashville lawmaker’s daughter, Linda Harper, said in a statement that her mother died “peacefully and unexpectedly” Thursday while holding her hand.
All active military personnel and veterans will receive free admission to Discovery Park during all three days of this event.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It will now be up to Tennessee's Republican Gov. Bill Lee to decide whether some medical providers will be required to cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions.
District Attorney General Charme Allen said Wednesday that she determined Knoxville police Officer Jonathon Clabough was justifiable in fatally shooting 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. under Tennessee’s self-defense law.
The bill is one of several LGTBQ-related measures the GOP-controlled General Assembly have introduced this year that critics have slammed as discriminatory.
Every adult in the U.S. is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show how well the vaccine rollout is going in each state.
The legislation cleared its last hurdle in the GOP-supermajority Legislature with a House vote Wednesday. The Senate approved the bill last week.
All four of our Local 6 states are pausing the use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"We have to be careful with our language," Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David B. Rausch said. "This wasn't a school shooting. This was an officer-involved shooting inside a school."
Law enforcement groups have largely opposed the move and consider the state’s existing permit system an important safeguard for knowing who should or shouldn’t be carrying a gun.