Tennessee Headlines

  • Bay Area sports calendar, Jan. 17-18

    THURSDAY College basketball 4p Tennessee State at Tennessee Tech ESPNU 5p Michigan State at Nebraska FS1 6p USF at Pacific NBCSBA (1550) 6p Stanford at Washington ESPN2 6p Oregon at Arizona ESPN 6p Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga NBCSCA 6p Gardner-Webb at Radford ESPNU 7p Cal at Washington St. P12Net (810) 7p Oregon State at Arizona State FS1 8p Santa Clara at St. Mary's NBCSBA (1220) 8p BYU at Pepperdine ESPNU Women 3p Maryland at Michigan State BigTen 4p S. Carolina at Mississippi St....

    SFGate
  • Tennessee ex-teacher who took off with student sentenced to 20 years

    A former Tennessee high school teacher who took off with a female student in 2017 on a cross-country journey that ended with his arrest in California was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday.

    U.S.
  • Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins who went on the run with a student, 15, is sentenced to serve 20 years

    A federal judge has sentenced Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins, 52, who was on the run for weeks with a 15-year-old student who he had been sexual with, with to spend 20 years in prison.

    Mail Online
  • On Prohibition milestone's anniversary, U.S. top court hears booze case

    A case testing the constitutionality of state regulations on the sale of alcohol enacted after the Prohibition era brewed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, with the justices appearing sympathetic toward a challenge to Tennessee's residency requirements for retailers.

    U.S.
  • Prosecutors want 30 years for teacher who fled with student

    Federal prosecutors want a Tennessee teacher who was on the run for weeks with a 15-year-old student to spend 30 years in prison. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Tad Cummins on Wednesday in Nashville. In a sentencing memorandum filed Monday, prosecutors argue the 52-year-old

    ABC News
  • Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

    For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971. Some speculated she had died, but her legacy lived on among music historians and R&B collectors who paid big money

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