Tennessee News Minute - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Tennessee News Minute

Posted: Updated:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Haslam is urging students to take advantage of his free tuition plan called "Tennessee Promise." Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state. The plan seeks to cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate.

McMINNVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Warren County High School student has been charged with bringing a gun to school. Investigators say the accused student was questioned and admitted to bringing the gun, which he had stored in a locker in the band room. Authorities have not named the student because he is a juvenile.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An investigative report alleges that a former Tennessee State Museum worker took more than $61,000 in taxpayer money. According to the treasury comptroller report, the unidentified woman admitted to falsifying 26 invoices and submitting them for payment to her personal account.

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) - A Murfreesboro woman has pleaded not guilty to charges in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 13-year-old boy trying to change a tire alongside Interstate 24. Tina Wilson was arraigned today in Rutherford County. Clifton Braunwalder was changing a tire on his mother's car.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.