New Year’s attack on packed Istanbul club leaves 35 dead

New Year’s attack on packed Istanbul club leaves 35 dead ISTANBUL (AP) — An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others in what the province’s governor…

Chief Justice Salutes Trial Judges for Tackling ‘Daunting Workload’

Chief Justice Salutes Trial Judges for Tackling ‘Daunting Workload’ Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. noted in his annual report that federal trial judges typically have 500 cases on their docket each year. The Supreme Court issued 62 decisions in its last term. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read…

City leaders look toward 2017 with hope for change

City leaders look toward 2017 with hope for change As Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland wraps up his first year in the mayor’s office, 2016 will be remembered for a sobering milestone, the highest number of homicides on record in Memphis in one year, 226, as of Saturday afternoon. Source: WMC…

Bradley Central Beats Oak Ridge For Classic Crown, 63-32; All-Tournament Team Announced

Bradley Central Beats Oak Ridge For Classic Crown, 63-32; All-Tournament Team Announced The Bradley Central Bearettes showed they might be one of the teams to look forward to seeing in Murfreesboro in March at the state tournament, as they ran roughshod over the rest of the Ladies’ Class Source: Greeneville…

GoVols247: Derek Barnett makes next move, per sources

GoVols247: Derek Barnett makes next move, per sources KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Tennessee All-American Derek Barnett is ready for the next stage in his career, following University of Tennessee’s win in the Music City Bowl, Friday afternoon. Barnett and family members are meeting with prospective representatives and agents throughout the weekend.…

Trump sends New Year wishes to all, even his ‘many enemies’

Trump sends New Year wishes to all, even his ‘many enemies’ PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has an unusual New Year’s message for his Twitter followers. He is wishing a “Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and…

The 5 Best & Worst <b>State</b> Tax Changes Of 2016, Plus What's On The Docket For 2017

The 5 Best & Worst <b>State</b> Tax Changes Of 2016, Plus What's On The Docket For 2017 By repealing the Hall Tax, Tennessee becomes the first state to get rid of its … Sununu (R) and state legislators are planning to pass legislation to become the …. Tennessee and North…

Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Will Decide on Gubernatorial Run in Early 2017

Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Will Decide on Gubernatorial Run in Early 2017 NASHVILLE, TN — Former Metro Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will decide in early 2017 if he will run in the 2018 gubernatorial race. Gov. Bill Haslam is … Source: Google Alert – "Bill Haslam" Click to read more.

SCSO detectives investigating after man struck by vehicle dies

SCSO detectives investigating after man struck by vehicle dies KINGSPORT, Tenn.—A man was killed Friday after being struck by a vehicle in the Bloomingdale community of Sullivan County, authorities said. Source: www.heraldcourier.com – RSS Results in news/local* of type article Click to read more.

Suspect in trooper’s death shot and killed during encounter

Suspect in trooper’s death shot and killed during encounter JUNIATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a first-year Pennsylvania trooper was shot and killed after making threats to police who located him Saturday morning, authorities said. This photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows…