• The Washington PostMontgomery’s bill for Transit Center lawsuit: $10 million and counting

    Montgomery County spent at least $10 million on attorneys, expert witnesses and consultants to pursue the lawsuit it opted to settle for $25 million last month against the designer and builders of the Silver Spring Transit Center. The tab is expected to grow as additional invoices are tallied, County Attorney Marc Hansen said. The county agreed to settle during the trial, almost Read more...

  • The VergeYou won’t be able to use your Surface Book if you want to take the bar in Tennessee

    If you’re planning on using your Surface Book or a laptop with the Windows 10 Creators Update on it to take the bar exam in Tennessee next month, you’re out of luck. The state bar has prohibited test-takers from using the device, and anyone using a device with the new updates will have to make some adjustments. According to the Read more...

  • ABCEscaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee after manhunt

    Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday after they were held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities said. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were apprehended in the rural community of Christiana, Tennessee, ending a multiple state manhunt that began early Read more...

  • New York TimesGeorgia Escapees Who Killed 2 Guards Are Caught in Tennessee

    They stole at least four vehicles, tied up an elderly couple after invading their home and led the police on a high-speed chase, the authorities said. But on the third day of a nationwide manhunt, two Georgia inmates who officials said had killed a pair of guards in a brazen escape from a prison bus were captured in Tennessee on Read more...

  • ABCEscaped Georgia prison inmates recaptured in Tennessee

    Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities said. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were apprehended Thursday in the rural community of Christiana, Tennessee, ending a multi-state manhunt that began Read more...

  • ReutersTennessee man sentenced over plot to attack Muslim community

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. A former Congressional candidate from Tennessee has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for plotting to burn down a mosque, a school and a cafeteria in upstate New York, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday.Robert Doggart, 65, was sentenced on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga, where he was convicted in February of Read more...

  • CBS NewsHow the congressional shooting unfolded

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Just after 7 a.m. Wednesday, batting practice was wrapping up when the first shots rang out. A bystander’s video captured the sound of bullets piercing the air.Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and others sprinted to the dugout where he says they felt like sitting ducks.”Today I experienced the carnage of actual gun shots being fired first hand. It Read more...

  • ReutersUPS shooting leaves four dead, including gunman, in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said.The victims, like the gunman, were all company drivers, said Steve Gaut, head of investor relations at UPS. The attack unfolded Read more...

  • Star TribuneSidney Crosby finds motivation to lead Penguins to third Cup

    NASHVILLE – In hindsight, P.K. Subban probably should have avoided poking the bear and dragging Sidney Crosby into ListerineGate.The great ones don’t need extra motivation. But they do latch onto idiocy to drive them harder, and the Pittsburgh Penguins star was a different player in Games 4, 5 and 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, maybe not so coincidentally after Read more...

  • Associated PressCrosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this.Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team to repeat as champion in Read more...