Brandon Northington (right) a FAMU law student chants, "Do I look suspicious?" while holding a bag of Skittles during a rally Monday at the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, Fla. Trayvon Martin was holding the candy when he was shot and killed.
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The fatal shooting in Florida of an unarmed black teenager at the hand of a neighborhood watch captain has ignited national furor over racial profiling and vigilante justice.
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, left, and then-defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in August 2010.
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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been "suspended for one season without pay for his involvement in the team's bounty program," NFL.com reports.
The team's former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, "has been suspended indefinitely." He ran the program that paid players bounties for hits that knocked opponents out of games. Williams left the Saints after last season to join the St. Louis Rams.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennessee is ranked once again as the worst state in the nation for people with allergies.
Three Tennessee communities made the list of the top-ten worst cities for people who suffer from allergies. Knoxville topped the list for the third year in a row. Memphis and Chattanooga also made the top ten while Nashville was ranked 45th.
Quoting "a White House official," CNN and USA Today are reporting that in a speech tomorrow President Obama will push for fast-tracking the construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Online retail giant Amazon.com will break ground in Murfreesboro Thursday afternoon on a new distribution center.
State Senators Bill Ketron and Jim Tracey, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess, and Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg are all scheduled to attend.
Amazon has made a significant investment in Tennessee in recent months, including a one million-square-foot operation in the Chattanooga area that employs 1,700 people, and a facility in Bradley County that employs 400.
NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The Republican sponsor of a proposal that would let workers store firearms in vehicles parked on their employers' lots says he's listened to GOP leaders and plans to amend the legislation so that it's not so broad.
Currently, the measure would apply to any legally owned firearm regardless of whether the owner had a state-issued handgun carry permit. But Sen. Mike Faulk of Kingsport says his new proposal will apply only to people with handgun carry permits and contain other exceptions.
Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos kneels and prays with teammates and members of the New England Patriots after the Patriots won 45-10 during their AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 14, 2012.