Update: Officer shot Tennessee suspect before capture

U.S. 04/27/19, 23:00

The Latest on five bodies found in rural homes in Tennessee (all times local):10:55 p.m.Authorities say the suspect wanted in connection with five rural Tennessee slayings produced multiple weapons, prompting an officer to shoot him.Law enforcement officials work at a ...

Titans draft Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown in 2nd round

Football 04/26/19, 19:50

The Tennessee Titans have added another offensive weapon by selecting Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown in the second round with the 51st overall pick in the draft.Brown set Ole Miss single-season records in catches (85) and yards receiving (1,320) while ...

Update: 7 Hall of Famers set to announce picks

Sports 04/26/19, 17:43

The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT):6:40 p.m.Seven Pro Football Hall of Famers will announce selections for their former teams at the NFL draft.Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons, center, poses with Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk, ...

Titans owner Strunk vouches for 1st pick Simmons

Sports 04/26/19, 17:01

Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has vouched for the character of first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons, who was arrested three years ago on a simple assault charge against a woman.A tearful Simmons responded to Strunk's words by vowing ...

Dolphins draft Clemson DT Christian Wilkins in 1st round

Football 04/25/19, 21:16

A rebuilding project has left the Miami Dolphins perceived as NFL lightweights, and to help change that, they used their first-round draft pick on a 315-pound defensive tackle, Clemson's Christian Wilkins.The Dolphins went 7-9 in 2018, and after shedding numerous ...

Nashville gets its chance to step up for NFL draft

Sports 04/25/19, 02:08

Broadway in downtown Nashville is as lively a place as any in America. The Las Vegas Strip, Times Square and Bourbon Street have nothing on it.Particularly this week.For the first time, the NFL draft is in Music City, and even ...

Fire damages historic Tennessee courthouse

U.S. 04/24/19, 10:46

A fire has caused significant damage to one of the oldest courthouses in Tennessee.Fire officials told news outlets that the first crew arrived at the Loudon County courthouse Tuesday evening and quickly called for backup as flames began to engulf ...

SEC teams look to find defensive stoppers after draft exodus

Sports 04/22/19, 09:47

This week's NFL draft showcases some of the Southeastern Conference's top defensive players from a year ago.It also is a window into the SEC's challenges this year.Last year's Associated Press All-America team featured six defensive linemen or linebackers from the ...

Doctor: Tennessee church shooting suspect has mental illness

U.S. 04/18/19, 18:03

A psychiatrist has identified mental illnesses in the man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Tennessee church in 2017.According to The Tennessean , a defense attorney read report excerpts about 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson ...

Investigation of illegal painkillers targets 30 in Tennessee

Health 04/18/19, 17:23

A doctor who prescribed more than 4 million opioid pills, including to a pregnant woman who later died, is one of more than 30 medical professionals in Tennessee charged with illegally prescribing and distributing millions of painkillers, federal authorities said ...

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