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# tennessee - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to coronavirus research

The 74-year-old is also working with her children’s charity to read a children’s book on YouTube every Thursday for 10 weeks.

# tennessee - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee US

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee

Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.

# tennessee - Friday 21 February, 2020

Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution

Nicholas Sutton’s defenders said he had been a model prisoner for more than 30 years.

# tennessee - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists

The school’s priest said the books could be used to ‘conjure evil spirits’.

# tennessee - Monday 29 July, 2019

From The42 McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis Frustrating

McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis

Entering the day with a with a one-shot lead, the Holywood golfer couldn’t build on Saturday’s round of 62.

# tennessee - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

# tennessee - Friday 2 November, 2018

Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied

Zagorski was sentenced to death for the 1983 murders of two men.

# tennessee - Monday 8 October, 2018

Taylor Swift breaks political silence to endorse Democrats

The US midterm elections are taking place next month.

# tennessee - Thursday 3 May, 2018

One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre

Police said the shooting appeared to be the result of an ongoing dispute between two males.

# tennessee - Monday 23 April, 2018

Waffle House shooting: Suspected gunman arrested

The 29-year-old was captured following an expansive manhunt.

'It was life or death': Man who grabbed gun from shooter in restaurant says he's no hero

James Shaw wrestled with the gunman who killed four in a Tennessee diner.

# tennessee - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee

Police are searching for the gunman.

# tennessee - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Mass shooting at Tennessee church leaves one woman dead and seven others injured

Police say the gunman has been captured.

# tennessee - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content

The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.

# tennessee - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'Why didn't they stop? That's malice': Jury hears closing arguments in Corbett murder trial

The prosecution and defence began their closing arguments yesterday, before the jury starts its deliberations.

# tennessee - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'Mortifying': Descendents of 11th President aren't happy about plan to dig him up (again)

Some politicians want to move Polk’s body to what would be its fourth resting place in 170 years.

# tennessee - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Six primary school students killed in Tennessee bus crash

The driver of the bus has been arrested.

# tennessee - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Six-year-old girl critically injured in Ferris wheel accident in US

The accident left the girl with a traumatic brain injury.

# tennessee - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Mother charged after four children are stabbed to death in Memphis

“It’s just a very sad day. It’s really beyond words, quite frankly.”

# tennessee - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'All I want to do is hug him': Man tells of heartbreak after son vanished while on holiday with mother

John Hopkins searched for his son Cody for three years, only finding him when his wife died.

# tennessee - Monday 18 April, 2016

12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead

Jajuan Hubert Latham died on Saturday.

# tennessee - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Baby Zoe Ireland Drake has made it home to the US after successful crowdfunding campaign

Zoe Ireland was born in Dublin after her US bound flight was diverted here when her mother’s waters broke prematurely

# tennessee - Monday 18 January, 2016

Woman spends savings on Powerball tickets, sets up GoFundMe to get money back

She made about €740 before the page was shut down.

# tennessee - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Boy (11) held for shooting dead 8-year-old girl in row over puppy

The boy has been charged with first degree murder.

# tennessee - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him USA

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him

American Todd Nickerson claims that the key to helping him, and others like him, is understanding not condemnation.

# tennessee - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

US police kill man attacking cinema-goers with a hatchet during Mad Max

The incident took place around 7.40 pm Irish time in a suburb of Nashville.

# tennessee - Friday 17 July, 2015

Man who shot and killed 4 marines has been described as a 'friendly, funny, kind' person

Police today are trying to establish the 24-year-old man’s motive for attacking military offices.

# tennessee - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

# tennessee - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus

He was charged with possession of drugs.

# tennessee - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Woman wakes from five month coma to find out she has given birth

Shairista Giles was in a car that slammed into a concrete barrier when the driver dozed off.

# tennessee - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

A little girl wasn't allowed attend her friend's birthday party - because the friend was black

The depressing incident happened in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee.

# tennessee - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket

The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.

# tennessee - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The42 'Slushee? Sno-Caps, perhaps': JJ Watt was mic'd up on Sunday and he put on a hell of a show Bashing The Titans This post contains videos

'Slushee? Sno-Caps, perhaps': JJ Watt was mic'd up on Sunday and he put on a hell of a show

The Houston Texans star delivered on all his pre-match bravado.

# tennessee - Friday 21 November, 2014

100-year-old woman sees the ocean for first time, says "it's cold"

Ruby Holt lived her whole life in rural Tennessee.

# tennessee - Friday 23 May, 2014

Tennessee becomes first US state to bring back electric chair

It’s because European manufacturers have refused to provide common drugs for use in US executions.

# tennessee - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge This golf shop will buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs We Buy Golf Clubs

# tennessee - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about an inquiry into the Roma child cases, cheap alcohol and re-opening the Madeleine McCann case.

Suspect in custody after shooting on US Navy base

Two people were injured during the incident.

From The Daily Edge Police officer fired after nasty altercation with squirrel That's Nuts

Police officer fired after nasty altercation with squirrel

It’s not every day you write that sentence.

# tennessee - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"

Two secretive Traveller communities allowed a TV3 documentary-maker access recently. He found that after 200 years in the US, some of their traditions remain the same – while some are markedly different.

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