No. 1 Tennessee, 4 other teams lock up NCAA regional titles
Tennessee was right where it was expected to be Sunday night, celebrating an NCAA regional title on its home field and eager to continue one of the most dominant runs in college baseball history. The No. 1 national seed Volunteers, No. 4 Virginia Tech, No. 5 Texas A&M, Texas and Notre Dame closed out their regionals and advanced to super regionals beginning Friday. No. 6 Miami was the first top-eight seed eliminated, losing 4-3 to Arizona in Coral Gables, Florida.news.yahoo.com
Teachers speak out following mass shooting in Uvalde elementary school
Tragedy inside the Uvalde elementary school where 21 people were killed is raising new concerns and anxiety for teachers and students across the country. New York City 5th grade teacher Alyssa Unger joins CBS News Mornings to discuss what she is experiencing with her students.news.yahoo.com
Police: 6 wounded in shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Police in Tennessee said six people were wounded during an exchange of gunfire in a downtown Chattanooga business district. At least one person of interest was detained shortly after the shooting Saturday night, police spokesperson Jeremy Eames said Sunday in a news release. Several gunshot victims were taken to a hospital and two of the injuries were life threatening, Eames said.news.yahoo.com
Slain NBA player's ex-wife denied parole in Tennessee
Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife will not be granted early release from a 30-year prison sentence she received after pleading guilty to plotting the retired NBA player’s 2010 slaying, the Tennessee Board of Parole said Monday. The board voted to deny parole for Sherra Wright, who entered a guilty plea in July 2019 to facilitation of first-degree murder in her ex-husband's killing. Sherra Wright appeared at a parole hearing May 11 at the prison in Nashville where she is being held.news.yahoo.com
With public camping a felony, Tennessee homeless seek refuge
Miranda Atnip lost her home during the coronavirus pandemic after her boyfriend moved out and she fell behind on bills. Living in a car, the 34-year-old worries every day about getting money for food, finding somewhere to shower, and saving up enough money for an apartment where her three children can live with her again. Now she has a new worry: Tennessee is about to become the first U.S. state to make it a felony to camp on local public property such as parks.news.yahoo.com
Records: 2 people in execution knew drugs hadn’t been tested
Newly released records show at two least two people connected to a planned Tennessee execution that was abruptly put on hold April 21 knew the night before that the lethal injection drugs the state planned to use hadn’t undergone certain required testing.
Casey White Reveals What He and Jail Guard Lover Did During 11 Days on the Run
Lauderdale CountyCasey White, the dangerous murder inmate who bolted from an Alabama prison with his jailer, has told detectives that the lovebirds spent most of their time on the run holed up in a cheap Indiana motel and plotting where to go next.Casey White, 38, and Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections Vicky White, 56, were captured on Monday night after a dramatic police chase in Evansville, Indiana, just a five-hour drive from the Florence prison they absconded from 11 days eanews.yahoo.com
Bahamas calls on US labs to help solve deaths of 3 tourists
Officials say samples extracted from three tourists from Tennessee and Florida who died at a resort in the Bahamas under mysterious circumstances have been sent to a U.S. lab to expedite results and help authorities understand what happenedwashingtonpost.com
This 29-year-old left the U.S. for Budapest. Now he makes $120,000 — and lives in an $800-per-month apartment
In 2018, 29-year-old Francis Nayan left the U.S. to live in Budapest, Hungary. Earning $10,000 per month as a freelance copywriter, he says moving abroad was "the best decision" he's ever made. Here's a look at his monthly spending and what he does in a typical day.cnbc.com
Tennessee lawmaker suggests burning banned books
The Republican-led Tennessee legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would require public school librarians to submit to the state a list of book titles for approval, as a GOP lawmaker suggested burning those books that are deemed inappropriate.washingtonpost.com
Kentucky stuns No. 1 South Carolina to win SEC women's title
Dre’una Edwards hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 4.2 seconds left, and the Kentucky Wildcats rallied from 15 points down to upset top-ranked South Carolina 64-62 to win their first Southeastern Conference women’s tournament championship since 1982 and second all-time.
As winter storm moves across US, ice becomes bigger concern
A major winter storm has left about 350,000 homes and businesses without power across the U.S. The multiday storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Midwest and caused a tornado in Alabama that killed one person and critically injured three others.