#Middle Tennessee


Collierville Kroger shooting: What we know about Uk Thang

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Uk Thang, 29, was identified as the gunman at the Collierville Kroger shooting. Police say he took his life as police closed in a few minutes after the shooting began. Police confirmed his identify Friday without saying his name, instead holding up the written words on a...
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Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark has died at the age of 71, the court announced Friday. She had been diagnosed with cancer. According to a news release, Clark died overnight after 16 years in her role, serving the longest tenure of her counterparts on the court while she was on the bench for more than 1,100 Supreme Court cases. Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who selects Clark’s replacement, called her a “trailblazer for women in the legal profession.”

Robinson details his first punt return touchdown vs. Richmond

Virginia Tech wide receiver Tayvion Robinson has been close to breaking a punt return for a touchdown over the past few weeks. On Saturday, he finally got a chance to cross the goal line after fielding a punt at the Virginia Tech 40-yard line and racing 60-yards for the score.

ICE HSI human trafficking investigation results in 7 arrests

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Seven men face felony charges following an undercover operation aimed at addressing human trafficking in Middle Tennessee. The two-day joint operation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Human Trafficking Task Force, Cookeville Police Department, and the office of 13th Judicial District Attorney’s office sought to identify individuals seeking to purchase illicit sex from minors and recover potential victims of human trafficking.

Non-conference featured tough lessons for Herd

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s football team could be 4-0 right now. Head coach Charles Huff knows that. The players know that. And fans of the team know that, too. Yet, the Herd comes out of non-conference play at 2-2 after struggling to finish a pair of losses to East Carolina and App State in each of the last two weeks after being out-scored 31-0 in the fourth quarter.

Chaplains Offering Comfort and Prayer After Tennessee Store Shooting

A team of about 10 crisis-trained Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) chaplains is offering emotional and spiritual care to the heartbroken community of Collierville, Tennessee. A gunman opened fire at a Kroger grocery store there on Thursday afternoon. Police say he shot 10 store employees and five customers, including...

The Point After: C-USA Opener - Charlotte 42 Middle Tennessee 39

Charlotte won its C-USA opener for the second time. Charlotte improved to 8-2 in its last 10 C-USA games. Charlotte improved to 9-2 in home games under head coach Will Healy. Charlotte put up a season-best 559 yards of total offense and scored six TDs (4 pass; 2 rush) Charlotte...