Chattanooga police said they charged the 19-year-old with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
In Tennessee, teachers can now be required to come back to work or remain in the classroom, even if they have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new policy.
Students began returning to classrooms across Tennessee at the beginning of August, although several schools already suspended in-person learning after identifying COVID-19 cases.
In the viral video, Officer Harvey Briggs appears to walk up to a man filming a traffic stop Briggs was not involved in, and gets into an argument with the cameraperson, who then says Briggs ripped off his mask.
Average daily death tolls have been rising in Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nevada, Louisiana, Tennessee and Oregon over the past month.
Democrat Amanda Linton announced that she was dropping out of the race for Florida Senate, saying the pandemic has forced her and her family to relocate out of state.
The trooper was captured on camera ripping a mask off of a person who was filming police near the state's Capitol.
Hagerty touted Trump's endorsement in numerous political ads and even dressed his team in "Endorsed by Trump" apparel at rallies.
The family of 6-year-old Gigi Morse said she died of COVID-19 on Tuesday while resting after a doctor's appointment.
"The court should have gone further," said Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project.
"It was intentional, it was malice," a co-owner of the Nashville restaurant said.
Robinson allegedly stole over $600,000 in government funds while working as director of a healthcare organization.
The teachers drove past Gov. Bill Lee's home as fears continue that some schools are returning to classrooms too early.
Greg Locke, the pastor at Global Vision Bible Church in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, responded to health protocols applied to places of worship in other states on Monday.
"I'm not confident that every bar can survive the next two weeks," said Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, whose state is one of six to continue closing bar service.
The state saw a record 109 hospitalizations on Thursday, the highest number reported in a single day since the outbreak began.
Pervis Payne is set to be executed on December 3 for the 1987 slaying of 28-year-old Charisse Christopher and her toddler daughter.
The U.S. reported more than 59,000 new infections on July 8, while Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia set single-day records the same day.
Four bars in Nashville have filed for a temporary restraining order against city official over coronavirus restrictions, asking to be exempt from the city's order that bars must be closed for at least two weeks.
"We've got to get that under control, or we risk an even greater outbreak in the United States," Dr. Anthony Fauci warned.
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Governor Bill Lee's executive order does not mandate wearing face masks statewide, although both Nashville and Memphis have already enacted their own mandates.
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Trade winds blow dust from the Sahara westwards over the Atlantic every year.
More than 600 animals were removed from a home during a rescue operation in the Buchanan community.
Up to 4,000 people will be permitted to a prison concert on Saturday at the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The House resolution praises Tennesseans "for clearly seeing that the mainstream media has sensationalized the reporting on COVID-19 in the service of political agendas."
"People are allowed to retire," said Nashville Mayor John Cooper on Thursday after announcing the resignation of Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson.
The nurse said she realized just how serious the pandemic was after temporarily working in New York City, the hardest-hit area in the country.
State and local leaders in Oregon, Utah, Maryland and Tennessee have recently slowed reopening progress in their jurisdictions due to increasing case counts.