Author: Associated Press

Kentucky wildlife officials trying new Asian carp control

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) -- A fishing method originally developed in China will be used to remove invasive Asian carp from Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. The "unified method" of fishing drives carp through a series of large nets into…

'Endangered' children from Tennessee located in Minnesota

WALKER, Minn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says three young children who were the subject of an Endangered Child Alert have been found in northern Minnesota. The bureau said Friday the children were found in Cass County with…

Former Tennessee Gov. Haslam won't run for US Senate seat

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has told The Tennessean that he won't run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander. When Alexander announced in December that he would not seek reelection…

US poised to begin immigration enforcement operation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump. That's according to two administration officials and…

Bible shortage? Publishers say tariffs could cause it

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Religious publishers say President Donald Trump's most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage. That's because millions of Bibles are printed in China each year. Stan Jantz is president and CEO…

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

DALLAS (AP) -- H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman James Fuller says Perot died early Tuesday. He was 89. Perot rose from Depression-era poverty to become one of the…

Clarksville tries curfew crackdown to stop car thefts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Clarksville are cracking down with the city's curfew in response to a rise in car thefts and burglaries by juveniles. Clarksville Police Spokesman Jim Knoll says there have been 500 vehicle burglaries and 300…

Tennessee hospital system suspends unpaid bill lawsuits

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee hospital system says it's suspending legal actions against patients who have unpaid medical bills amid mounting public outcry over the practice. The Commercial Appeal reports Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is suspending the practice for…

ATF offers reward in theft of guns from Memphis pawn shop

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Federal authorities are investigating the theft of guns from a pawn shop in West Tennessee. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said in a news release that about nine guns were stolen from Cash…