facebook

Breaking News from Tennessee News

Find the latest Tennessee Newsfrom the most update to date resource for all local headlines and breaking stories.

Top 25 Fared

1. UConn (16-0) did not play. Next: vs. Tulsa, Thursday. 2. Louisville (19-0) did not play. Next: at Pittsburgh, Thursday. 3. Mississippi State (19-0) did not play. Next: at No. 6 Tennessee, Sunday. 4. Baylor (15-1) did not play. Next: at Iowa State, Wednesday. 5. Notre Dame (16-2) did not play. Nex

WNCT - 2018-01-17 03:08:58

State fire marshal offers tips on wood stove usage

As 2018's brutally cold weather continues, wood stoves might seem to be a cheaper alternative to traditional heating sources for some Tennesseans. However, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) warns that wood stoves can pose a significant fire and carbon monoxide risk if they're not prop

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2018-01-17 03:37:00

W.Va. AG, 22-State Coalition Defend Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a coalition of 22 states urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision that infringes upon the free speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers. The brief, filed Tuesday, argues pregnancy centers that do not perform a

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2018-01-17 04:14:00

Betsy DeVos Approves 11 ESSA Plans, Including New York's

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos approved 11 state ESSA plans on Tuesday: Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Here are some highlights of each plan, as submitted for approval: Arkansas: The state proposed t

EDUCATION WEEK - 2018-01-17 05:36:00

No. 21 Tennessee takes three-game streak into Missouri

Two weeks ago, Tennessee didn't hold up well in a 94-84 loss at Auburn. The Volunteers weren't competitive on the glass and seemed to lack intensity at times, causing coach Rick Barnes to question his team's effort after the loss and 0-2 start to the SEC season. The Volunteers have responded in a bi

CBS SPORTS - 2018-01-17 02:40:00

Out of Texas A&M, Kevin Sumlin can just be a damn good coach again for Arizona

In the middle of Kevin Sumlin's final Texas A&M season, a successful prominent coach asked me, "What happens if I go 8-4?" The question was rhetorical. That coach -- who didn't want to be identified -- was referring tangentially to Sumlin, the same guy who was introduced as Arizona's new coach Tuesd

CBS SPORTS - 2018-01-16 22:09:06

Officials: Small earthquake felt in Missouri, Tennessee

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.6 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in southeastern Missouri. The survey says the earthquake struck Tuesday more than 2 miles (4 kilometers) southwest of Caruthersville, Missouri. No damage has been reported, but the survey reports

FIREENGINEERING.COM - 2018-01-16 22:19:12

Tennessee Valley Authority wants you to conserve energy Wednesday night

Some tips to help conserve energy include turning your thermostat down to 68 degrees, which is considered the optimal recommended thermostat setting. Utilities are also asking customers to delay using large appliances like washers and dryers between 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and 6-9 a.m. Thursday. "TVA

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-16 23:10:00

East Tennessee children enjoy Tuesday snow

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Many East Tennessee children spent the day outside enjoying the winter weather. Children in one West Knoxville neighborhood were so excited they went outside before the snow even started falling. "I got so excited because at first there was no snow. I came outside and I ju

WATE - 2018-01-16 23:23:11

Snowfall is spreading across East Tennessee... Hazardous travel conditions are developing!

Roads will become slick as snow begins to accumulate... Avoid travel if possible! Bands of snow will continue to move through our region today with totals of 1-3" possible in the Valley, 2-3" on the Plateau and 2-4" in the Foothills and Smokies. There may be isolated pockets of higher totals. The

WBIR - 2018-01-16 22:49:00

Tennessee VA hospital cuts opioid prescriptions by 49% since 2012

Johnson City, Tenn.-based Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Medical Center reduced opioid prescriptions by 49 percent from 2012 to 2017, according to federal data updated Monday. Over the five-year period, the number of patients prescribed opioids at the facility dropped from 19 percent in 2012 to 10 p

BECKERSHOSPITALREVIEW.COM - 2018-01-16 22:51:24

Erlanger looks to acquire first hospital outside of Tennessee

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System revealed plans to take over Murphy (N.C.) Medical Center, pending approval by both organizations' boards, according to the Times Free Press. Under the change of control agreement, Erlanger plans to assume control of the medical center and five medical

BECKERSHOSPITALREVIEW.COM - 2018-01-16 22:51:28

Mizzou coach Cuonzo Martin will wait to read Sports Illustrated profile

Cuonzo Martin prefers books over stories about himself, so he said he will wait to read the lengthy profile of him in the most recent issue of Sports Illustrated. "I have the Sports Illustrated," Missouri's basketball coach said on Tuesday, speaking to reporters for the first time since the story w

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-17 00:30:00

West Virginia, Pitt to renew Backyard Brawl in 2022 opener

For those waiting for the renewal of the Backyard Brawl, we now know exactly how long you have to wait. The schools announced Tuesday that the Pitt-West Virginia rivalry will again be played on Sept. 3, 2022, in the season opener for both sides. The schools previously announced a four-game series fr

NBC SPORTS - 2018-01-16 23:52:35

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Sells 346,083 Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (HON)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department cut its position in shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 30.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 805,980 shares of the company's stock after sellin

BANGALOREWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-17 00:52:33

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes wants more consistency from Jordan Bone, backcourt

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.. - Tennessee has won three straight games and risen back up to No. 21 in the polls, but anybody who follows the Vols closely knows Rick Barnes isn't about to put his team on cruise control. Tennessee's third-year head basketball coach said his guards need to play more consistent. W

MYDAYTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:59:59

Election Officials Reassure Worried Lawmakers That Tennessee's Voting Records Are Secure

Tennessee's top election officials tried to allay fears that the state's voting records are vulnerable to hacking, even as they acknowledged there's a significant risk that outside groups could try to disrupt future elections. Secretary of State Tre Hargett, election coordinator Mark Goins and other

NASHVILLEPUBLICRADIO.ORG - 2018-01-16 23:56:01

Tennessee's mediocre teacher training programs prompt 'interventions' with university presidents

Armed with sobering data about the performance of teacher training programs in Tennessee, state officials are holding meetings with top brass at universities where programs have grown out of touch with the needs of K-12 classrooms. About 40 programs in Tennessee feed the state's teacher pipeline wit

CHALKBEAT.ORG - 2018-01-17 00:13:43

Admiral Schofield thriving in dual role for Vols

KNOXVILLE - At times during Admiral Schofield's first two basketball seasons at Tennessee, coach Rick Barnes had little choice but to play him as a power forward, even though Schofield is just 6-foot-5. This year the junior's versatility is not a necessity. Barnes described it Monday as a luxury. Th

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-16 22:42:59

Women's basketball to host 'We Back Pat' night on Friday

The University of Evansville women's basketball team will be hosting its annual "We Back Pat" game when the Purple Aces take on Illinois State at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 18th to support the Pat Summitt Foundation in its mission to raise awareness of and to defeat Alzheimer's disease. UE players an

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:40:47