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What the Heckboy: Dickson theater near church avoids "Hellboy" title
DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee movie theater that sits across from a church and next to an elementary school is promoting the latest movie in the "Hellboy" franchise as "Heckboy."
Dickson woman charged with theft after faking cancer diagnosis
DICKSON, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Dickson woman is charged with fraud after police said she lied about her cancer diagnosis. Police said Amanda Kaye Hartman was charged with felony theft by fraud after faking her cancer diagnosis.
Tennessee woman arrested for alleged rape of child, posting videos
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Memphis Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman for rape of a child after she reportedly raped a 4-year-old boy. Police have arrested Marion for rape of a child and especially aggravated exploitation of a minor. Police say she admitted to being in the videos.
Widow of murdered Dickson Co. deputy urges everyone to 'Pay it Forward' on his birthday
DICKSON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - The widow of murdered Sergeant Daniel Baker is asking everyone to 'pay it forward' in a way to remember and celebrate Baker on his 33rd birthday. In a Facebook Live video posted this morning, Lisa Baker proclaimed today as "Baker Policy Day."
Grand jury indicts 14 in East Tennessee heroin and fentanyl distribution case
A federal grand jury in Greeneville indicted 14 people on charges of distributing heroin and fentanyl in East Tennessee following an investigation involving 18 law enforcement agencies.
Tenn. father, teenage son charged in attempted murder case
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WVLT/WTVF) -- A Tennessee man and his son were charged in connection to an attempted murder that occurred on April 20. According to CBS affiliate WTVF, a shooting occurred on Saturday in Rutherford County and left a man hospitalized.
Man arrested for aggravated robbery in Dickson
BURNS, Tenn. — A man is in custody for allegedly being involved in an aggravated robbery that took place in Burns Sunday afternoon. At around 3:30 p.m., the robbery was reported at Old Columbia Market on Old Columbia Road. According to Dickson County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), the clerk at the store s
Tennessee man sentenced to prison for possession of stolen mail and aggravated identity theft
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Ernest Eugene Leffew, 47, a former resident of Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. to serve a total of 49 months in federal prison for possession of stolen mail and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst
BREAKING: Tennessee Senate passes school voucher bill 20-13
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- Thursday morning there was extensive discussion ahead of a vote on the ESA bill in Nashville on the Senate floor. The final vote on the Senate floor was 20-13.
Ashland City FD aids missing person who was found in dumpster
ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) - Ashland City Fire Department responded to the scene of a person who had gone missing and was found inside of a dumpster. According to Ashland City FD's Facebook page, the person had inadvertently fell into the dumpster and did not suffer any serious injuries.
Police say Tennessee man beat baby to death after learning he wasn't the dad
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man beat an infant to death after discovering that he wasn't the child's father, police said. Jose Avila-Agurcia, 33, is charged with murder in the death of 4-month-old Alexander Lizondro-Chacon, Memphis police said.
Tennessee bill that toughens female genital mutilation protections heads to governor’s desk
WASHINGTON D.C., DC — A Tennessee bill that strengthens the state's protections against female genital mutilation, also known as FGM, is headed to the governor’s desk for signing.
East Tennessee quarry fined for river pollution
Environmental regulators are fining an East Tennessee quarry for polluting the water. Vulcan Construction Materials have been fined $30,000 for pollution. The company is located along the North Fork Holston River along the western edge of Sullivan County.
Most States Are Reducing Prison Populations — Tennessee's Is Growing
More than half of the states in the country reduced their prison populations in 2018. Tennessee went the other way. A new report from the Vera Institute of Justice documenting prison populations at the state and federal levels shows that Tennessee is one of 19 states that increased its prison popula
Former Tenn. teacher charged with statutory rape
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT/WJHL) -- A former teacher with the Hawkins County School System has been charged with statutory rape by an authority figure. According to CBS affiliate WJHL, 27-year-old Ona Elisha Wilder, of Rogersville, was arrested last weeks on two counts of statutory rape by an autho
Illinois boy found buried in shallow grave; Parents charged
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) - CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Authorities searching for a missing 5-year-old Illinois boy who had lived in deplorable conditions dug up his body Wednesday and charged his parents with murder, sadly declaring that the youngster would "no longer have to suffer."
Two dead in crash on Old Clarksville Pike in Montgomery County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Two people are dead following an early morning crash on Old Clarksville Pike. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle crash is currently under investigation. The crash occurred between Highway 12 and Roseburry Lane.
At least 1 killed in Montgomery County crash
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - At least one person was killed in a crash Thursday morning in Montgomery County. The crash happened on Old Clarksville Pike between Highway 12 and Roseburry Lane.
Tennessee House seeks to fund disabled insurance program
Tennessee House lawmakers say they're fighting to secure funding in next year's budget so that disabled children will be able to get Medicaid assistance. House members announced Wednesday they intend to fully fund the so-called Katie Beckett program - which helps parents care for severely disabled c
‘Armed and dangerous' burglary suspect arrested in Humphreys County
HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - Hours after the Humphreys County Sheriff's Office issued an alert Monday night, urging residents to be on the lookout for a suspected serial burglar, Bobby Wilkins was taken into custody.