Paleontologists from the East Tennessee State University found well-preserved fossils of ancient species of peccaries that have gone extinct. The fossils were found in a site that was once a lake with a diverse ecosystem.
Animals January 3, 2019
Authorities have confirmed chronic wasting disease on a white-tailed deer in Tennessee. They are now following the Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan to monitor the disease.
Public Health December 16, 2018
What caused the outbreak of over 500 illnesses linked to a zip line destination in Tennessee? E. coli and norovirus are possible sources, but investigations are still ongoing to find the main source.
Public Health July 15, 2018
Psychiatrists often combine talk therapy with medication to treat their patients. A Tennessee psychiatrist got her medical license suspended for treating her patients by hitting them with whips.
Medicine June 16, 2018
A rare case of strep throat infection has led to a patient getting most of her toes and fingers amputated. The incident took place in Tennessee, where a simple case of throat infection led to severe complications.
Public Health March 21, 2017
A Tennessee poultry farm under contract with Tyson Foods Inc. is now placed under quarantine by the U.S. Department of Agriculture officials afrer it was found infected with H7 strain of pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
Public Health March 6, 2017
Republican Columbia representative Sheila Butt has filed a bill in Tennessee to prohibit low-income families from using their food stamps to buy junk food and processed food items, which can include candy, ice cream and other sweets.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017
A federal appeals court overturned a ruling by the FCC that pushes for the expansion of city-owned broadband services in North Carolina and Tennessee. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the decision, which is a victory for commercial internet providers.
Business Tech August 11, 2016
In 2000, Hector Black made headlines when he forgave the man who brutally murdered and raped his daughter Patricia. Now, he reveals in an interview his story of coming out as a gay man 20 years ago at age 70.
Society December 29, 2015
Millions of spiders left a half-mile long spider web on the grass and scared residents of North Memphis, Tennessee just in time for Thanksgiving. Perhaps they were late for Halloween but these spiders started crawling into windows and doors of nearby residents.
Animals November 24, 2015
A 10 Gbps Internet service is available in Chattanooga, and it's 400 times faster than the Federal Communications Commission's baseline of 25 Mbps. Buffering, lag and delay will be a thing of the past for the folks in this Tennessee town.
Internet October 16, 2015
Police in Chattanooga,Tenn., are using a sonar system that mounts to a bicycle to help enforce safe-passing laws to prevent cars from riding too close to cyclists.
FUTURE TECH July 30, 2015
A patient diagnosed with a drug-resistant tuberculosis was brought to Maryland for treatment. Health organizations are now investigating if other people were affected after being exposed to the patient.
Life June 9, 2015
Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States and it’s currently making its rounds in West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Life June 7, 2015
Serious parties only, please. Angel Watts is looking for couples to parent six embryos, but she's not interested in just anyone, as her Facebook post would show.
Life January 3, 2015
Tennessee has a $200-million reason to celebrate as General Motors invests in production plants in the state, spurring economic activity in Spring Hill and Nashville.
FUTURE TECH August 29, 2014
A new mom is charged with drug assault in Tennessee. She is the first person to be charged under the state’s controversial and first of its kind law.
Life July 14, 2014
Tennessee could become the first state in the U.S. to prosecute women for taking illegal narcotics while pregnant.
Life April 21, 2014
A man from Tennessee probably does not want to cry about his very rare medical condition, haemolacria, that causes him to shed tears of blood.
Society October 22, 2013
Several people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a three vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in eastern Tennessee that included a bus, a semi-tractor trailer truck and a passenger vehicle.
October 2, 2013