Today in History
Today is Sunday, June 26, the 177th day of 2022. There are 188 days left in the year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee attorney general’s office filed an emergency motion on Friday asking a federal appeals court to let the state immediately begin banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Black DoorDash driver no longer faces charges in a traffic stop for speeding in which a police officer shot him with a stun gun, an exchange the man caught on video as he declined to leave his car and requested a police supervisor.
The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels.
Four decades later, with resuscitated record album sales producing double-digit annual growth, manufacturers are rapidly rebuilding an industry to keep pace with sales that reached $1 billion last year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he will appoint David Rausch to serve a second term as director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Rausch, a U.S. Army veteran, has been TBI director since 2018.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee rooming house manager has been charged with killing a tenant with a machete during an argument over parking, state prosecutors said.
Leaford Anderson, 53, has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Edward Lee Brooks, the Shelby County district attorney's office said in a news release Thursday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee tight end Chig Okonkwo has a really good reason not to be working with the rest of the Titans' rookies as they wrap up their offseason at the team headquarters.
Okonkwo, the rookie who ran the fastest 40-yard dash among tight ends earlier this year at the NFL Combine, had somewhere better to be.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Herb Fritch wanted to start a transition away from his role as chairman of the Nashville Predators, and he saw a former Tennessee governor as the perfect person to take over as majority owner.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ FedEx Corp. (FDX) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $558 million.
On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $2.13.
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon said Thursday it is providing $23 million to help minority-led organizations build or preserve more than 500 new affordable housing units in Seattle — the latest spending by a tech company to ease a severe housing crunch the industry has helped create.
As a young man in Memphis, Tennessee, Robert Dabney Jr. wanted to blaze a path that could set his family up for a better life. So two weeks after high school graduation in 1998, at age 18, he joined the U.S.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee education officials have awarded $27 million in grants for five community organizations to start tutoring programs in the 2022-2023 school year.
The state Department of Education says the Tennessee Accelerating Literacy and Learning Corps Community Partner Grant will help provide up to 18,000 Tennessee students in grades 1 through 8 with free tutoring services for English language arts and math.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The board that oversees Tennessee's community colleges and technology colleges says seven schools are getting a total of more than $5.7 million for career and technical education programs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republican House leaders on Wednesday urged Gov. Bill Lee to delay the state's health department from distributing and promoting the COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A motocross instructor who visited states from New York to Georgia has been charged with producing child pornography, federal officials said Wednesday.
Ryan Meyung, 30, is accused of engaging six minors in sexually explicit conduct to produce sexual abuse images and with transporting and possessing images of child sexual abuse, the Justice Department said in a news release announcing his indictment.
HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Energy developer Enbridge is hosting a series of open houses this month to discuss its plan to build a 125-mile methane gas pipeline in Tennessee between Trousdale and Roane counties.
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker's planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has issued fish consumption advisories for fish on the Cheatham, Center Hill and Dale Hollow reservoirs.
On the Cheatham reservoir, the department is warning of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in black bass and catfish.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have added a handful of new coaches and scouts for training camp.
The Titans announced Tuesday that five coaches will work with them during camp as part of the NFL's Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s wildlife agency has appointed its interim executive director to serve in the position permanently.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says Jason Maxedon was picked for the post last week after interviews and a unanimous vote by the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee court initiative to help residents in need of legal aid has found a new way to reach out. On Monday, officials launched the Tennessee Justice Bus — a mobile legal clinic that will travel the state providing free pop-up legal services.
CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (AP) — Heidi Thayer and her mother opened The Courtside Cafe inside a former service station in Charlotte, Tennessee, more than two decades ago. But on Friday, it was her customers that were doing the cooking.
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Students attending Tennessee's public community colleges and applied technology colleges will not face a tuition or fee increase for the upcoming academic year, officials said.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Researchers from the University of Colorado are studying the Great Smoky Mountains' synchronous fireflies to determine whether understanding the way they communicate could help with developing robot communication.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett was arrested Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence after leaving a music festival in the state.
Hargett, a Republican, was booked into the Coffee County Jail shortly after midnight Saturday and released a few hours later, according to jail records.
Sporting Kansas City (3-9-4, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (6-4-5, fifth in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC -148, Sporting Kansas City +424, Draw +267; over/under is 2.5 goals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairman of the Nashville Predators has agreed to sell the majority of his stake in the NHL team to former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A fire that heavily damaged a historic church in Chattanooga was intentionally set and authorities searched Friday for a person of interest in the arson case, officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 16 cities of the first World Cup spread across three nations were revealed, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino made a bold statement summing up the goal of the 2026 tournament, to be played largely in the United States.
PULASKI, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee's newest campus will get an interim chancellor beginning July 1.
University of Tennessee announced on Thursday that Linda C. Martin will step into the role at UT Southern after current Chancellor Mark La Branche said he plans to retire.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Work has started in Tennessee on a $141 million project to build travel lanes and a roundabout intersection on the Interstate 55 interchange near a heavily traveled bridge connecting Memphis to Arkansas.
Cheers and sighs met FIFA's announcement of the host cities for the 2026 World Cup.
There were a number of no-brainers among the 16 World Cup sites, like the Los Angeles area, Mexico City and Toronto.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal security screening is returning to a small West Tennessee airport, a needed upgrade as passenger traffic is expected to increase with new flights to Atlanta and a planned Ford Motor Co.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials voted Thursday to suspend the business permit of a Tennessee nightclub near the scene of a mass shooting where three people were killed and 14 others injured, according to published reports.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man early Thursday when “confronted with a threat on scene,” officials said.
Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home in Cleveland where a man was reportedly threatening self-harm, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the agency.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State Parks will offer volunteer work events at parks across the state this month for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours.
Tennessee Promise is a scholarship program that gives students the chance to attend college tuition-free.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeffery Simmons showed off some of the slippery moves he uses to dodge offensive linemen when chasing opposing quarterbacks.
Yes, he wants to be a leader and play his best for the Tennessee Titans.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Recognition of Juneteenth, the effective end of slavery in the U.S., gained traction after the police killing of George Floyd in 2020.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A third arrest has been made in a mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where three people died and 14 were injured and police made another appeal to the public to help identify possible suspects.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee running back Derrick Henry has let his hair down this offseason, prompting lots of questions about the new 'do.
Not nearly as many as the current state of his right foot.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday declined to order a meeting of the Tennessee Judicial Conference to be opened to the public, ruling after an attorney for the state testified the group would only engage in continuing legal education and make no policy decisions.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Commissioners in Tennessee's most populous county approved an ordinance that removes questions about criminal histories from most applications to join volunteer boards and commissions, officials said Tuesday.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who killed his ex-girlfriend and drove their toddler son to Tennessee with her body in the trunk last July was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday.
Tyler Rios pleaded guilty in April to aggravated manslaughter and desecrating human remains in the death of 24-year-old Yasemin Uyar.
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A second arrest has been made in a mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where three people died and 14 were injured, police said.
Alexis Lewis, 36, was charged Monday with criminal homicide, reckless endangerment, and possession of a firearm during the commission or attempt to commit a dangerous felony, Chattanooga Police said in a statement.
SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) _ Steel Connect, Inc (STCN) on Tuesday reported profit of $30.2 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Smyrna, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of 50 cents.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is getting a new commander.
Col. Zachary L. Miller will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Robert W. Green in a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, the Corps' Memphis district said in a news release.