NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A stubbornly cold winter is about to throw one last jab at Tennesseans before spring arrives. A cold front moving through on Sunday could bring freezing rain to a broad stretch of the state, especially along the Kentucky line.
The National Weather Service office in Nashville has issued a special weather statement covering more than three dozen Tennessee counties. Rain and sleet are expected starting Sunday afternoon as temperatures drop to near freezing in many places by the Monday morning rush hour.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tournament MVP Jauan Jennings scored 14 points and hit 8 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter in Blackman's 60-58 comeback victory over Oak Ridge Saturday for Tennessee's Class AAA boys state basketball championship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge says that Tennessee must recognize the marriages of three same-sex couples while their lawsuit against the state works its way through the court system.
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger issued a preliminary injunction barring Tennessee from enforcing state laws that prohibit recognition of their marriages. Trauger noted in a written memorandum that her order only applies to the three couples.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a Middle Tennessee State University basketball player has lost her appeal.
The Daily News Journal reports the Tennessee Court of Appeals handed down its opinion on Wednesday in the case of Shanterrica Madden, who was charged with killing her roommate, basketball player Tina Stewart. Madden argued that she killed Stewart in self-defense.