Lt. Col. Travers Hurst said Wednesday that the call was received at around 11:15 a.m., at which point law enforcement officials responded.
Melvin Joseph Breaux, 52, was charged with aggravated assault after the incident at a Kroger store in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Representative Bruce Griffey has introduced a bill which would require anyone convicted of a sex offense against a minor under the age of 13 to undergo chemical castration as a condition for going on parole.
Republican Rep. Jeremy Faison is calling for the removal of a bust of early KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest from the Tennessee Capitol Building. Tennessee native, actress and legendary country singer Dolly Parton is among his suggested replacements.
If put to death on Friday, Lee Hall will be the fourth person in Tennessee to choose the electric chair over lethal injection within the past year.
The defendant posted the review after the doctor allegedly became angry during an appointment when he noticed that she was recording on her phone.
Security officers discovered the gold after scanning the man's wallet as he was leaving the facility.
Two of the four teens who escaped—all aged between 15 and 17—are facing murder charges, and two more are accused of gun possession and auto theft.
"I just tapped her with my car to teach her a little lesson," the woman said.
Tennessee Deputy Adrian Finch offered his hand to the teenager and after a period of time, Zack accepted that hand.
The Chattanooga Zoo has announced that it's successfully hatched a critically-endangered turtle. Three more are expected to hatch soon, said a zoo spokesperson.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was sued by a Tennessee man in August after their chicken sandwiches sold out. The lawsuit now has a trial date.
A round-up of food and drink companies in Tennessee, how to buy their products and how to get discounts and promo codes.
Under the Juvenile Justice Reform law, two Tennessee boys who admitted to raping a 15-year-old girl and filming the crime will spend six months in probation.
The copperhead is one of four venomous snakes found in Tennessee, according to the state's Wildlife Resources Agency.
A fire made light work of Minister's Tree House in Crossville, Tennessee.
Areas around Tennessee had strong winds resulting from the same system that caused a tornado to touch down in Dallas.
The No.1-ranked Crimson Tide looks to extend its record to 7-0 when it hosts the Volunteers on Saturday.
The research was carried out after a spike in anti-abortion legislation, and a drop in patients accessing the procedure, the authors explained.
ICE allegedly requested the records of several children attending Una Elementary School in Nashville, but the school turned them down.
Guinness World Records officials will determine whether Gatlinburg's efforts qualify the town to join such record-breaking locations as Chennai, India (world's largest display of crocheted sculptures), Binz, Germany (world's tallest sandcastle) and New York's Bronx Zoo (world's largest display of origami elephants).
Jacob Bishop, 35, had recently returned home after a yearlong deployment in Poland with the Tennessee Army National Guard.
The two SEC rivals meet in Tennessee on Saturday with Georgia looking to gain the upper hand in the all-time series.
"The snake had what appeared claw marks on its head and neck. So, the cat apparently killed the snake and brought it out to show dad his prize. Shelly is a true hero," the man's daughter said.
Dry conditions in Tennessee have increased the risk accidental fires.
Corrections officers punched the victim at least 30 times in the body and head before leaving him to bleed profusely on the floor.
Guilty pleas have been entered for charges relating to the tragic death of a Tennessee high school football player.