5 killed in tourist helicopter crash in Smoky Mountains

Tennessee Emergency Management Association spokesman Dean Flener confirmed late Monday afternoon that five people had died.

Man shot by police at US Capitol complex

Man shot by police at US Capitol complex

The suspect, Larry Dawson, 66, of Tennessee, was in stable but critical condition at a hospital, Capitol Police said in a statement.

Two additional US citizens confirmed killed in Brussels attack

Two additional US citizens confirmed killed in Brussels attack

Two more US citizens have been confirmed killed in last week`s Brussels suicide bombings, a State Department official said on Sunday, bringing the death toll for Americans to four.

Taylor Swift helps to open children's hospital studio

Taylor Swift helps to open children's hospital studio

Taylor Swift surprised sick fans by helping to open a new children's hospital studio in Nashville, Tennessee.

SHOCKING! US teen shoots family when they ask him to go to school

SHOCKING! US teen shoots family when they ask him to go to school

The teenager took out his handgun, which no one knew he owned, then fired several shots in the family home, police said.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton turned their sights on each other after their Super Tuesday wins, with Trump promising to "go after" Clinton.

Donald Trump's jet makes emergency landing in Tennessee

Donald Trump's jet makes emergency landing in Tennessee

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump`s plane made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday because of engine trouble, officials said.

Indian-American gets $1 mn for selling record jackpot ticket

Indian-American gets $1 mn for selling record jackpot ticket

An Indian-origin convenience store owner in the US has become a celebrity overnight after he sold one of the three Powerball winning lotteries with a record jackpot of USD 1.6 billion.

"It's like a horror movie" for residents as millions of spiders invade US town

"It's like a horror movie" for residents as millions of spiders invade US town

Residents say they have been trying to take down the spiders one by one, but are not making much progress. 

Suspect dead after shooting at Tennessee cinema

A gunman was killed Wednesday after a shooting in a movie theater near Nashville, Tennessee, police said.

 

Obama orders flags lowered to honour Tennessee victims

President Barack Obama today ordered American flags to be flown at half-staff until Saturday in honor of five US servicemen who died in a shooting rampage in Tennessee last week.

Qatar says Chattanooga shooter only changed planes there

The shooter in last week's killing of five US servicemen in Tennessee transited through Qatar on his way back from a 2014 visit to Jordan but never set foot outside the airport, authorities in the Gulf nation said today as they condemned the deadly attack.

Chattanooga shooter was suicidal, bankrupt: Report

Chattanooga shooter was suicidal, bankrupt: Report

The man who killed five US troops in Tennessee was suicidal, preparing for bankruptcy and struggling with drug abuse, a family representative told local media.

Chattanooga shooter`s family says he had depression

Chattanooga shooter`s family says he had depression

 The man who shot five US troops in Tennessee suffered from depression, his family said Saturday, as investigators sought to determine the motive behind the rampage.

'Life is short and bitter', wrote Tennessee gunman who killed five at US military site

'Life is short and bitter', wrote Tennessee gunman who killed five at US military site

Even a investigators struggle to conclude the motive behind the act of Tennessee gunman who opened fire at two US military sites in Chattanooga, fresh details have emerged about 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, which lend an insight into his mind.

US shooter`s travel, web activity probed for motive

US shooter`s travel, web activity probed for motive

Investigators are searching for evidence that the man who killed four US Marines may have contacted jihadist extremists either online or during overseas travel but so far have found nothing, the FBI said Friday.

Suspect in slaying of US Marines made 2014 trip to Mideast

Suspect in slaying of US Marines made 2014 trip to Mideast

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four US Marines travelled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday, as the investigation focused on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants.

Chattanooga shooter briefly worked at nuclear plant

The man who killed four US Marines worked at an Ohio nuclear plant in 2013, before being fired for not meeting minimum employment requirements, a spokeswoman told AFP Friday.

Suspect in Chattanooga slaying made 2014 trip to Jordan

Suspect in Chattanooga slaying made 2014 trip to Jordan

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four US Marines travelled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday, as the investigation focussed on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants.

Easy access to guns links US mass killings

A possible jihadist in Tennessee. A white supremacist in South Carolina. A Ph.D. student dropout sowing terror at a Batman movie in Colorado.