Tennessee, other states ask for action on illegal robocalls

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee's attorney general has joined several dozen other states to ask the federal government to take action on illegal robocalls. Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III's office said in a news release that a document signed…

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Former officer sentenced for sex-related crimes with minor

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) -- A former sheriff's deputy in Tennessee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sex-related crimes with a minor. The Tennessean reports 47-year-old Joseph Patton was sentenced Friday to a range of eight to 18…

Tennessee governor candidates remain cordial in final debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Democrat Karl Dean and Republican Bill Lee avoided throwing bombs and held back from taking swipes at each other during Tennessee's third and final gubernatorial debate. Instead, the two top candidates on Friday once again outlined…

A 5k for Arthritis research

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Saturday's wet and cool weather didn't stop people from enjoying the 1st Annual Inaugural Bone Bash 5K. People came dressed in costumes of all sorts. "Mike and Sully from Monsters…