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New Tenn. DUI law could affect road funding

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new state law could cost Tennessee $60 million in federal road funding. “I don't think we can afford to lose that much money,” State Rep. Johnny…

Judge declares mistrial in Gibson Co. murder case

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of killing his friend over a game of dominoes. [caption id="attachment_174457" align="alignleft"…

Trenton police: Man kills wife in 'murder-suicide'

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Officers in Trenton are investigating an incident police are now calling a murder-suicide. Police say a man shot his wife Tuesday morning near the intersection of South College…

State employees' group calls for end of private prisons

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- An association representing state employees in Tennessee wants the state to stop using private prisons. The Tennessean reports that Tennessee State Employee Association President Bryan Merritt is calling on the Tennessee Department of Correction to end the…

Decomposing body found in ditch in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a decomposing body was found in northeast Nashville. Multiple news outlets report that Metro Nashville police say the body was discovered Monday evening in a ditch in the city's Madison neighborhood. Few…

Nashville police officer decommissioned after DUI arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a Metro Nashville police officer has been decommissioned following his DUI arrest. News outlets report police say 40-year-old Mark Hatt was assigned to desk duty after being arrested Monday in Hendersonville. Police say a…

Memphis woman pleads guilty to killing cousin with SUV

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors say a woman who killed her cousin when she drove her SUV into a crowd of people outside a nightclub after someone made a comment about her dress has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The…