#Tennesse

  • Country Singer unexpectedly passes away at 46

    Country singer Daryle Singletary died unexpectedly Monday morning at his home in Lebanon,Tenn., according to publicist Don Murry Grubbs. He was 46 years old. The cause of death is unknown. He was best known for hits Too Much Fun and I Let Her Lie, from his self-titled 1995 debut album, as well as The Note and Amen...
  • NBA Player’s former wife appears in court after being arrested for his murder

    The former wife of NBA star Lorenzen Wright is set to appear in court this week after she was arrested Friday for allegedly killing him over seven years ago. Sherra Wright, 46, is accused of conspiring with Billy Turner, 46, to fatally shoot the 34-year-old basketball player in July 2010, the...
  • Have white nationalist groups started meeting in state parks ???

      At least two known white nationalist conferences have been held this year at Tennessee state parks. Both organizations — American Renaissance and Stormfront — are designated as white nationalist hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center, and have hosted their annual gatherings for several years now in state-owned facilities. All those years, it...
  • Man shoots himself and his wife at church

    Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church. Tellico Plains Police Chief Russ Parks told The Knoxville News Sentinel that members of the First United Methodist Church were talking about guns in churches. Parks said the man pulled...
  • Tennessee church shooting suspect has court date Friday

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  The man charged in a shooting that killed one person and wounded six others at a Tennessee church has a court date. On Friday, 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson has a hearing scheduled in front of a Davidson County general sessions judge. Samson is charged with the...
  • Tennesse church files federal lawsuit against city, utility company

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fayetteville filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court last month against the City of Fayetteville and Fayetteville Public Utilities, citing breach of contract and discrimination. Church leaders say that weak water pressure from a nearby hydrant is causing a hazard not...
  • Wounded minister in Tennessee church shooting describes chaos

    NASHVILLE — The minister heard gunshots in the parking lot and saw a man wearing a “freaky” mask walking briskly into his tiny church. The only thing the minister could find to defend himself from the faceless intruder was a plastic container. Joey Spann, the 66-year-old minister of Burnette...
  • Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The pastor shouted “Run, run, gunshots!” and congregants hid under pews or in bathrooms as a masked man armed with two guns opened fire at a Tennessee church, killing one person and wounding six before being subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said...
  • Tenn. Teen Paints Racial Slur on Pastor’s Car, Says ‘It Wasn’t Supposed to Be Racist’

    A Tennessee teenager is apologizing after painting a racial slur on two cars, including one vehicle belonging to a local pastor, insisting that “it wasn’t supposed to be racist.” The 13-year-old, who is in middle school, was arrested following the incident, expelled from school, and now faces charges of...