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Rushing waters, flooded roads cause drivers to turn around

CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) - Heavy rainfall causing flooding concerns for many throughout the area, with a few roads in Anderson County covered in rushing water. One particular area in Clinton caused several drivers to turn around Wednesday.


Storms begin to affect East TN with flooding, school and road closures and downed power lines

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — A series of storm systems moving across our region this week started to cause problems Wednesday morning. In Anderson County, Airport Road, Irwin Mill Road, Hinds Creek Road are all closed due to flooding, dispatchers told 10News.


'Cyntoia Brown Bill' headed for more study by Tennessee lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Some Tennessee lawmakers feel they have a bill to protect young girls like the one Cyntoia Brown once was, but any movement through the legislature will have to wait until at least next year.


Clinton Middle School receives prestigious designation

(TBSP press release) The Tennessee Behavior Supports Project (TBSP) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (funded by the Tennessee Department of Education) is proud to announce that Clinton Middle School: College and Career Academy has been selected as a 2018-2019 Silver Level RTI2-B Model of De

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Walmart hosting Baby Savings Day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) -- From diapers to strollers, having a baby comes with a heavy price tag. So Walmart locations all across the country are having a Baby Savings Day this Saturday, February 23.


West Tennessee traffic stop leads to discovery of 68 pounds of cocaine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A traffic stop in West Tennessee last week led state troopers to the discovery of 68 pounds of cocaine. The stop happened on Feb. 13 along Interstate 40 in Henderson County.


Driving You Crazy: Delays on the Clinton Hwy and Merchant Dr. construction project

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On this Driving You Crazy Monday, we're looking into a project in Northwest Knoxville that is now months behind. The construction at the intersection of Clinton Highway and Merchant Drive has been giving some drivers a headache for months.


Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study

(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met


Tennessee Comptroller Recommends UT And Lawmakers Ban ‘Sex Week’ — Or Just Ignore It

Two hundred, sixty-nine pages. That’s the length of a new report put out Wednesday by the Tennessee Comptroller's Office on “Sex Week," the annual sex education program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


Drugs seized in Briceville raid

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, on February 13th, agents with the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force executed a series of search warrants at a residence in Briceville that led to a large seizure of narcotics.

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Repeat DUI offender arrested in Tennessee after little girl dies in I-40 crash

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--The Knoxville Police department has charged a 26-year-old with his second DUI and driving on a revoked license after a crash resulted in a 2-year-old girl's death.


Home construction underway in Groves Park at Oak Ridge

Goodall Homes is currently accepting homesite reservations and building new homes in Groves Park at Oak Ridge. A news release from Nashville-based builder Goodall Homes gave details about its operations. The company entered the Knoxville market in the fall of 2017 and has since sold more than 100 ho


Roads blocked, closed across Middle Tennessee due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, flash flooding is becoming more and more of a concern. Here is a list of roads and waterways local responders say to avoid due to current or possible flooding:


Many roadways in middle Tennessee still impassable after flooding yesterday

SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Many roadways throughout middle Tennessee are still impassable on Thursday after flooding on Wednesday. Reporter Sara Small is live on Kedron Church Road in Smyrna, which is closed.


Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for 2016 slaying in Marion County, Tennessee

A man charged in the 2016 slaying of a Marion County, Tennessee, man was sentenced Tuesday to 38 years in prison. Cody Waggoner, 22 when arrested in August 2017, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Marion County Circuit Court, where he was set to begin a murder trial Tuesday in the killing of


Counterfeit cash ring hitting stores across Middle Tennessee, say investigators

Surveillance video shows two people walking into the Dollar General on Old Nashville Highway on February 13th then purchasing $1,450 in prepaid Visa cards with counterfeit money.


4 war history projects in Tennessee receiving grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State commissions have announced more than $115,000 in grants for four projects related to war history in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wars Commission and Tennessee Historical Commission says the grants are intended to protect and interpret "Tennessee's historic military sites ra


Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.


Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.


Tennessee Volunteers vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Top Eight Images From the Vols’ Ugly Win

The Tennessee Volunteers (24-2, 12-1) defeated the struggling Vanderbilt Commodores (9-17, 0-13) in an ugly, unconvincing win in Knoxville on February 19th, 58-46. Tennessee struggled mightily on offense to start the game. By the first media timeout, Vanderbilt had a three point lead.