Jodi Arias asked jurors today to give her life in prison, arguing she "lacked perspective" when she told a local reporter in an interview after she was convicted of murder that she preferred execution to spending the rest of her days in jail.
NASHVILLE - State Rep. Joe Carr, R-Lascassas, said today that veteran Republican strategist Chip Saltsman is joining his 4th Congressional District campaign.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today named Debra Payne the new commissioner of the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities while Jim Henry is becoming the permanent commissioner at the Department of Children’s Services. The appointments are effective June. 1.
Lookout Mountain Elementary School 5th grader Della Joyner Perry will be recognized today at 1:30 p.m. by Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger.
MOORE, Okla. — The state medical examiner's office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including seven children.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Academy Award-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher is set to host a free screening of his new film “Violet and Daisy” in western Georgia.
An 87-year-old woman who alleges Donald Trump cheated her in a skyscraper-condo sale told jurors Monday she had qualms about suing the real estate mogul and TV celebrity. But, she quickly added, “Somebody had to stand up to him.”
A 20-year-old man was shot twice while standing on a porch in Chattanooga last night, police said.
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Downtown Chattanooga parking meters will not be enforced and need not be paid on Memorial Day, the Chattanooga Parking Authority said in a news release.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 88 degrees. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. The low tonight will be around 65.
Thomas Sohmers, 17, of Hudson, Mass., has been working at a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since he was 13, developing projects ranging from augmented reality eyewear to laser communications systems. This spring, his mom, Penny Mills, let him drop out of 11th grade. She says she "could see how much of the work he was doing at school wasn't relevant to what he wanted to learn."
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are getting their first chance to question the former head of the Internal Revenue Service, the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.
PHOENIX — When Jodi Arias addresses the jury in her murder trial one more time, the big question will be whether she pleads for mercy or repeats what she told a TV reporter minutes after her conviction: She would rather be executed than spend the rest of her life in prison.