A prosecutor secured a warrant Thursday to charge a white Tennessee police officer with criminal homicide after surveillance footage appeared to show him chasing a black man and opening fire as the man fled from the officer in July.
A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot during a traffic stop early Wednesday and police were offering a $12,500 reward to help them find the suspect, a man charged the day before with hitting a woman and stealing her car.
Victims of deadly Tennessee wildfires that began in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are suing the federal government.
A prisons official says three executions are scheduled this year in Tennessee, which would be the first since 2009.
A report says insufficient warning by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials contributed to dramatically less time to evacuate during a deadly Tennessee wildfire in November 2016.
The driver in a Tennessee school bus crash that killed six elementary school students in November wants a judge to offer him probation and dismissal of his case.