NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Immigrant advocates say they are baffled by a letter that Gov. Bill Haslam sent to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.
Haslam said in the letter released Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services did not directly tell Tennessee officials that unaccompanied minors had been released into the custody of sponsors living in the state.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Kentucky says his wife did not improperly spur him to introduce a bill concerning the possible abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses and there's no basis for an ethics complaint against him.
U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield spoke to reporters Monday on a conference call. Whitfield says he planned to file the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act regardless of his wife's role with the Humane Society.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.
According to The Tennessean, Haslam says in the letter that the Department of Health and Human Services didn’t directly tell Tennessee officials that unaccompanied minors were being released into the custody of sponsors living in the state.
Instead, state officials learned of the minors through a posting on the department's website. Haslam says that’s "unacceptable."
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville say someone is impersonating offices and attempting to collect hundreds of dollars for fake traffic camera tickets.
Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/WISOeq ) the man tells victims that they have received a Redflex ticket and a judge with Montgomery County General Sessions Court has suspended their driver's license and issued a bench warrant for their arrest.