Tennessee News

Tennessee unemployment website operating again after attack

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's unemployment benefits and workforce development website has resumed operating after a cyberattack on a software company disrupted service for thousands of people for several days, officials said Monday. The website, Jobs4TN.gov, appeared to be up…

Man sentenced to more than 120 years in Tennessee robbery

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who was convicted in a violent Tennessee home invasion robbery that took place 11 years ago has been sentenced to more than 120 years in prison, prosecutors said. A criminal court judge has sentenced…

Tea Room that vintage motorcycle club called home closes

By Ryan Wilusz and Calvin Mattheis - Knoxville News Sentinel undefined (AP)--Motorcycle clubs start up all the time but then they dwindle, never growing beyond a handful of riders looking for nothing more than a few hours out of the…

2 Tennessee officers charged after inmate was punched

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two former Tennessee prison officers have been charged with writing false reports after one of them hit an inmate, federal prosecutors said Friday. Former Tennessee Department of Correction tactical officers Javian Griffin, 36, and Sebron Hollands,…

Tennessee August primary voter registration deadline Tuesday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans are running out of time to register to vote in the Aug. 4 primary election. By Tuesday’s deadline, U.S. citizens with a driver’s license or a photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety…

Cyberattack responsible for Tennessee unemployment site outage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A cyberattack on a software company has disrupted unemployment benefits and job seeking assistance for thousands of people in several states. In Tennessee, the website for unemployment benefits remained down Thursday morning after the vendor, Geographic…