Close Governor Bill Haslam says he will not run for Senate. He said in a statement the main reason for that decision is because he wants to spend the last year of his term focusing on governing Tennessee. WBIR 5:32 PM. EDT October 05, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS Newport Animal Shelter likely to close Scanner audio of the moment the escaped Georgia inmates were captured Terrifying moments that led up inmates' surrender Suspect assaults officers during traffic stop Woman's surprise visit by Crusoe Deputies: Boy kept in harness bolted to floor Newport animal shelter could close Homicide charges for missing woman's daughter Search continues for escaped inmates Pet of the Week: Discounted Pet Adoptions More Stories California fires burn home of swimmer Molly Hannis Oct 17, 2017, 8:30 p.m. Roadside signs offer hope for opioid addicts Oct 17, 2017, 6:48 p.m. Gatlinburg extends wildfire debris cleanup deadline Oct 17, 2017, 11:16 p.m.