NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal authorities say the fired chief of staff for Republican Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander is expected in federal court, a day after the aide's arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography charges. Ryan Loskarn had worked up to increasingly important posts in the U.S. House and Senate over a decade.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Soldiers and members of the public hold memorial services today in several locations for the 248 Fort Campbell soldiers killed 28 years ago in a plane crash in Canada. Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed a short distance from Gander International Airport in Newfoundland on Dec. 12, 1985, also killing eight crew members. Canada officials determined the crash was caused by icing.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has introduced legislation to include four Tennessee Civil War battlefields in the national park system. The National Park Service already has determined these battlefields are nationally significant and in need of preservation and protection.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The state fire marshal's office is urging Tennesseans to keep safety in mind when decorating for the holidays. Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says nearly half of holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source.
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