Tennessee Headlines

  • Former USA Gymnastics president arrested on evidence tampering charge

    DALLAS - As he traveled to Tennessee for a family vacation, former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny had no clue a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, an attorney for the former top official said Thursday. The Walker County district attorney's office said Penny was arrested Wednesday by a fugitive task force after the Sept. 28 indictment. Penny's attorney, Edith Matthai, said...

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  • Sports calendar, Oct. 19-21

    FRIDAY Baseball playoffs 5:30p NLCS, Game 6: Los Angeles at Milwaukee FS1 (1050) College football 4p Yale at Pennsylvania ESPNU 6p Colorado State at Boise State ESPN2 7p Air Force at UNLV CBSSN Golf 3a PGA Europe: Andalucia Masters GolfCh. 6:30a PGA Europe: Andalucia Masters GolfCh. 11:30a Champions: Dominion Energy Charity Classic GolfCh. 7p PGA: CJ Cup GolfCh. Horse racing 12:45p Golden Gate Fields Motor sports 4p NASCAR Cup: Hollywood Casino 400 qualifying NBCSN NBA 5p Boston at Toronto...

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  • Haslam: Tennessee ready to use electric chair for execution

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is prepared to execute death row inmate Edmund Zagorski using the electric chair.Haslam...

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  • Thousands in U.S. South may not be able to cast ballots in early voting

    Thousands of voters in Tennessee were at risk of being blocked from casting regular ballots when early voting opened this week, as officials struggled to process a surge of new registrations ahead of Nov. 6 elections to determine control of the U.S. Congress.

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  • New poll gives Democrat small lead over Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee

    Democrat Phil Bredesen has a narrow lead over Republican Marsha Blackburn in a new poll on Tennessee’s Senate race.

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  • Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

    Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case of Larry Nassar, the disgraced team doctor convicted of sexually assaulting athletes, the U.S. Marshals Service said.

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  • Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

    Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case of Larry Nassar, the disgraced team doctor convicted of sexually assaulting athletes, the U.S. Marshals Service said.

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  • Haslam: Tennessee ready to use electric chair for execution

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is prepared to execute death row inmate Edmund Zagorski using the electric chair. Haslam told reporters Thursday he is not reconsidering granting Zagorski … Click to Continue

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  • Tennessee women slow to back GOP's Blackburn in Senate race

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee...

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  • Vols’ coach says this could be Saban’s best Alabama team

    Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt speaks from experience when he says this may be the best Alabama team of Nick Saban's 12-year tenure. Pruitt was part of Saban's staff for four … Click to Continue

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  • Trader Joe's recalls salads over listeria, salmonella concerns

    Trader Joe's is recalling three types of salads sold in nine states due to concerns over potential listeria and salmonella contamination. The grocery chain was alerted by a supplier over the possible contamination of a corn ingredient in the salads, Trader Joe's said in the recall posting on its website. The products include Trader Joe’s BBQ Flavored Chicken Salad with an SKU code of 84871 and Trader Joe’s Field Fresh Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast with an SKU code of 99050 sold in...

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  • Former USA Gymnastics president arrested for alleged tampering in Nassar case

    Steve Penny, former president of USA Gymnastics, was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly tampering with evidence in the case of disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar. Penny was arrested by the U.S. Marshals service in Tennessee on a warrant issued by the state of Texas. He was indicted by a grand...

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  • Tennessee women slow to back GOP’s Blackburn in Senate race

    If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee history. And yet women have been slow to embrace her … Click to Continue

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  • Snapshots from the trail: The final weeks in three close Senate races

    ABC News' Political Director Rick Klein and Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl talked with reporters covering competitive races in Arizona, Tennessee and Texas.

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  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016, when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections. Twitter has already disclosed the account numbers, but is now releasing the actual tweets, images, video and other information so that outside researchers can study them. The San Francisco company said Wednesday that the data comprises more than 4,600 accounts and over 10 million tweets,...

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  • Company owners need to step in when staffers can't get along

    When four of Zach Hendrix's staffers couldn't get along or even speak to one another, he tried talking, cajoling and negotiating with them. But nothing worked. He couldn't fire any of the staffers — they're too critical to the success of GreenPal, a business that helps homeowners find lawn...

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  • Tennessee death row inmate is running out of legal options

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - After 34 years on death row, Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski may be running out of options.Zagorski was scheduled to be executed...

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  • Tennessee ordered to stop license suspensions for indigence

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge in Nashville has ordered the state to stop suspending the drivers licenses of people who are unable to pay traffic...

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  • $1M N.J. Mega Millions ticket was sold at North Jersey convenience store

    There was also a pair of $50K winners and 5 people who won $10K apiece Watch video The $1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in New Jersey for Tuesday night's record $677 million dollar Mega Millions drawing was purchased at a convenience store in Morris County. The lucky ticket, which matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball, was bought at a 7-Eleven on Ridgedale Avenue in the Cedar Knolls section of Hanover. Listen to NJ.com on Alexa, or via a...

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  • Official: Deputy shot, suspect killed in Tennessee shooting

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - An official at a Tennessee sheriff's office says an on-duty deputy has been wounded in a shooting that killed a suspect.Shelby County...

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  • Republican has narrow lead in Tennessee U.S. Senate race: poll

    U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, who has tied herself tightly to President Donald Trump as she aims to succeed one of his most vocal Republican critics in the U.S. Senate, has a modest lead in her election bid, a Reuters opinion poll found.

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  • POLL-Republican has narrow lead in Tennessee U.S. Senate race

    By Maria CaspaniOct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, who has tied herself tightly to President Donald Trump as she aims to...

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  • Taylor Swift continues to get political, telling people they should start voting early in Tennessee

    Taylor Swift is continuing to speak out on politics. On Wednesday, Swift posted to Instagram, encouraging her followers to vote early if they can. "Something I wish I knew about when I was 18 and voting for the first time: ✨EARLY VOTING✨. It makes it so quick and easy to go and cast your vote before November 6," she wrote. Early voting started on Wednesday, October 17, in Tennessee. In states where early voting is available, it's a viable alternative to ordering an absentee ballot if you know...

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  • Judge rules against voting security advocates in Tennessee

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge will not order election officials in Tennessee's largest county to perform rigorous safeguards to its voting systems...

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