Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting have voted overwhelmingly to create a task force to oversee an independent investigation into the denomination’s handling of sexual abuse.
A 1-year-old child starved to death in his car seat in a house where his mother died of a drug overdose, while his 3-year-old sister, found alive, had tried for days to feed her brother.
“Tarzan” actor Joe Lara and his wife Gwen Shamblin Lara, who’s known for her Christian weight loss teachings, are among seven presumed dead after a plane crashed in a Tennessee lake over the weekend.
“During this horrible tragedy, our church would greatly appreciate prayers,” Remnant Fellowship Church posted on its website after a plane crash killed seven members of its membership team, including founder Gwen Shamblin Lara.
A husband and wife who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease were able to escape from their assisted living facility in Tennessee thanks to the man’s past military Morse code training, according to reports.
More storms are expected to continue hitting the southeastern United States Wednesday, after days of relentless severe weather has already left several areas with dangerous flooding and tornado damage.
The man called 911 saying his brother shot his mother and was firing inside, police say, but it turned out to be a "setup call."
A woman battling with COVID-19 after being on a ventilator for weeks got tender loving care from frontline workers in Nashville, who treated her to a 'spa day.'
A 35-year-old Tennessee mother will spend nearly 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to child pornography and the sexual assault of an animal, according to the Department of Justice.
At a news conference on Wednesday, Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen said Officer Jonathon Clabough’s actions were justified under Tennessee’s self-defense law.
Medical providers in Tennessee would be required to cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions under legislation advanced by the GOP-controlled House on Monday.
Protesters are demanding access to bodycam footage after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation changed the narrative of an officer-involved shooting at a Knoxville high school that left a Black student dead.
A shooting at a high school in Tennessee has left one student dead and a police officer injured on Monday, according to Knoxville police.
Supporters of the bill argued that the proposal includes harsher penalties for those who commit certain gun-related crimes.
Surveillance video shows the suspect leaning into the window and opening fire on the employees as they scrambled to the rear of the building, police said.
A Tennessee teenager, who was kidnapped by her father in 2019, could be in the Tampa Bay area, authorities say. They fear she is "routinely being drugged and/or kept drunk to incapacitate her."
Tennessee law enforcement and the United States Marshals have recovered 150 missing children after a months-long operation.
Dolly Parton has asked Tennessee legislators to not move forward with commissioning a statue in her honor.
Nashville police say a man filming a YouTube robbery prank video was shot and killed after approaching a group of strangers with butcher knives.
The '9 to 5' singer's hefty contribution directly led to the creation of the Moderna vaccine.