Funeral services set for Chicago officer killed at hospital

The Chicago Police Department is releasing funeral arrangements for an officer who was shot and killed by a gunman in a South Side hospital this week
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Tennessee editorial roundup

Summary of recent Tennessee newspaper editorials
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University of Central Missouri names new president

The University of Central Missouri is promoting interim president Roger Best to become permanent president of the school in Warrensburg
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No more time added to ex-Division III player's life sentence

Former Division III football player already serving life term for murder won't get additional prison time for his convictions on lesser charges
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Former Little League leader suspected of stealing funds

A former president of a Seattle-area Little League is facing felony charges after an audit turned up more than $70,000 in missing money
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From rage to restoration, murder victim's father finds faith

Gary Christian stood in an East Tennessee church pulpit on a sunny August Sunday, speaking about pain and death and faith and God; it's not a place - or a point
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Lightning strikes, kills northwest Missouri fisherman

Authorities say a lightning bolt has struck and killed a northwest Missouri man as he was fishing
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Missouri man charged in animal abuse death

A second Missouri man has been charged with animal abuse in connection with a pet slaying case
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Tennessee center helps address adverse childhood experiences

To reach a child who can't concentrate in the classroom or relate with peers, educators literally might need to build new pathways in their brains
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Man charged over loaded gun in 4-year-old son's backpack

An Illinois man is charged with reckless conduct after authorities say his 4-year-old son found a gun in a backpack his father had brought to him at day care
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Fraternity involved in past assault investigation reinstated

Northwest Missouri State University has reinstated a fraternity chapter that was closed three years ago during a sexual assault investigation
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Tennessee school districts adds school resource officers

Officials say several school districts across eastern Tennessee have hired additional school resource officers
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8 in custody following armed robbery, police pursuit

Authorities say a Phoenix police cruiser and an Arizona Department of Public Safety vehicle collided while pursuing a minivan full of people following an armed
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Northwest Missouri suspends Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity

Northwest Missouri State University has suspended the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity chapter on the Maryville campus over its violation of university policies
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Titans CB Malcolm Butler cleared from concussion protocol

Tennessee cornerback Malcolm Butler has been cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday when the Titans host the New York Jets
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They're back! Bama vs Georgia in rematch of January classic

They're back! Alabama faces Georgia for the SEC title, trip to College Football Playoff in a rematch of their national championship classic from 11 months ago
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Jets' Darnold questionable vs. Titans, McCown full practice

Sam Darnold is questionable for the New York Jets' game Sunday at Tennessee, and his status is uncertain
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Police: Man kills ex-girlfriend's boyfriend, then himself

Police say a man shot and killed another man and then himself at a home in Tennessee
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Affidavit: Tennessee officer fondled woman caught stealing

An affidavit says a Tennessee officer took a woman caught shoplifting to his apartment and fondled her
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UAB coach Bill Clark agrees to new five-year deal

UAB says Bill Clark is poised to become the highest-paid coach in Conference USA
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Tennessee lawsuit wants instant runoff voting ruled legal

A Tennessee lawsuit urges a judge to deem instant runoff voting legal in the state
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Remote Mullins Cove recognized for wildfire protection plan

A remote community in Whitwell has earned special recognition for its wildfire preparations
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No. 24 Iowa State hosts Drake in season finale

No. 24 Iowa State will close a strange regular season with a home game against former rival Drake
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2 of NFL's top rivalries have turned sour

Two of the NFL's most intense rivalries have turned sour. When the Chiefs visit the Raiders in a series that dates back to the AFL and has been as good as any i
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