BOISE, Idaho — The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.
Holly Bobo’s family has released their first statement since a man was charged in her abduction and murder on Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill prohibiting "upskirt" photos of women.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said he still has concerns about a legislative effort by fellow Republicans to strip local governments of their ability to ban guns at local parks and ball fields.
Randy Belcher, an inmate who escaped in Hamilton County Thursday, is back in custody.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state fire marshal's office is asking Tennessee residents to inspect their smoke alarms when they change their clocks this weekend.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Sen. Billy Beasley is getting a second shot at passing his bill to allow liquor and wine tastings in state-run liquor stores.
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Police are searching for a man who walked into a Victoria's Secret store dressed in all black clothing and made off with about 40 pairs of women's underwear at a suburban Atlanta mall.
CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A businessman says he hopes to rebuild his cafe, which was destroyed by a large fire that swept through downtown Clarkesville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will be the keynote speaker at a celebration of President Andrew Jackson's 247th birthday.
Stuart James, the only Democrat who'd qualified to run for an open seat in Hamilton County Circuit Court, has dropped out of the race.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Memphis man has been indicted in the burning death of his girlfriend.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has removed Gary Sousa as band director, five months after the band issued a statement saying it was in a "bitter battle" with the school's athletic department and complaining about reduced travel and budget cuts.