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Northwest Correctional Complex officer stabbing

Tylee Tracer, West Tennessee Region Public Information Officer, confirms there was an assault on staff.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-11-19 03:32:45

USGS: Small earthquake reported near Steele, Mo.

STEELE, MO (KAIT) - A seismograph picked up a 2.4-magnitude earthquake this weekend in Southeast Missouri, according to the United States Geological Survey.

KAIT 8 - 2018-11-18 23:06:00

BREAKING News Out Of Tennessee... This Is REALLY BIG

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– November 16, 2018 –U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee announced today that the United States has filed a False Claims Act lawsuit against Franklin, Tennessee-based Pain, MD, LLC and related companies, and their owners Michael Kestner and Lisabeth Smolens

RIGHTWINGTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-11-18 17:36:44

TBI: Tennessee man arrested, wanted for raping 16-month-old baby

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WZTV) - The Lawrenceburg Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a man they said raped a 16-month-old baby. Simon Dean Porter, 33, is wanted for the aggravated rape of a baby boy. Porter is now on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. Lawrenceburg Police s

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-11-18 17:32:03

Register of deeds honored for service

“The Tennessee Registers Association is divided because the state is so wide,” she said. “So we have West, Middle and East Tennessee division, and the three divisions come under the umbrella of the Tennessee Registers Association.”

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2018-11-18 14:30:00

Discovery Park "Let It Glow" To Start Early This Year

UNION CITY, TN-The day after Thanksgiving is a great day to begin getting in the Christmas spirit and the “Let it Glow Light Show,” at Discovery Park of America is the perfect place to start!

WENK-WTPR - 2018-11-18 17:11:00

Tennessee law enforcement officer accused of having sexual contact with teen

Christopher CobbLAUDERDALE COUNTY, Tenn. — A law enforcement officer was charged after allegedly having sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl.Christopher Cobb was working as a Ripley police officer when he made contact with the teen in November of last year. He was subsequently arrested on Hallowee


Early morning wreck leaves 1 person with serious injuries - WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn. — A wreck leaves one person with serious injuries.Jackson police say they responded to the wreck around 3 a.m. Saturday morning near the Royal Arms apartments in east Jackson.When our crew arrived on scene, a white sedan could be seen laying upside down in a ditch and ambulances were

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-11-17 17:10:22

Crews respond to deadly crash involving two semis on I-55 in New Madrid County, MO

NEW MADRID, MO (KFVS) - Multiple crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on I-55 in New Madrid County, Missouri on Saturday, Nov. 17.

KFVS12 - 2018-11-18 01:58:00

Driver dead after striking a pole in one-car crash

Memphis Police said the driver struck a pole and was pronounced dead on the scene.The accident happened around 8:30 a.m.The victim's name has not been released.Reach Jennifer Pignolet at jennifer.pignolet@commercialappeal.com or on Twitter @JenPignolet.

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-11-17 18:22:00

UT Martin assistant professor charged with statutory rape by an authority figure

John Walter Overcash, 32, was arraigned Thursday in Weakley County General Sessions Court. He is an assistant professor of chemistry at UT Martin.


Real estate: What $500,000 will buy in Cheatham, Rutherford, Sumner counties

Description:This four-bedroom, 3½-bath home has a 1-acre lot. Features include coffered ceilings, granite countertops and a butler’s pantry. The house has sand and finish hardwood floors and a fencedbackyard.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-11-17 14:00:00

New Madrid threat leaves generals quaking

"(The National Guard) can handle anything domestically, probably, with the exception of the New Madrid fault," Maj. Gen. Stephen Danner told an audience of William Woods University students Wednesday.

FULTON SUN - 2018-11-18 00:00:00

Two flown to hospital following crash

Terence Robinson, 37, of Bernie was southbound, making a left turn, when he pulled his 2005 Pontiac Grand Am into the path of a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Gary A. Wylie of Lilbourn.


Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center officer fired after striking child with belt, report says

Sgt. Shelly Sims was fired on Oct. 24, after she entered the room of a detainee around 8:30 a.m. and used her belt to strike the child. The incident occurred on Sept. 26, the report says.


Sears gets a little more time to stay in business

Winter Weather Advisory issued November 15 at 1:11PM CST expiring November 15 at 10:00PM CST in effect for: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Casey, Clark, Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Grayson, Green, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Hart, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Laru


UT Martin student killed in crash

A wreck on a road in Carroll County, Tennessee, claimed the life of a University of Tennessee Martin student Thursday morning, the university’s newspaper reports.


Timeline: Milan High School band director charged with multiple sex crimes

A 17-year-old victim accused Jonathan Scruggs, 40, of multiple incidents of criminal sexual activity beginning when she was 15 years old.


Reelfoot Rural Ministries Accepting Donations For 2018 Toy Store

Obion, Tenn.–Reelfoot Rural Ministries is getting ready for its 2018 Christmas Toy Store and is now looking for prayer, as well as donations of toys, money and volunteer time.


Tennessee veterans' homes failed to report deaths and screen staff, audit says

Three of the four state-operated veterans' homes in Tennessee received below-average scores for quality of care in a recent audit, which also found they failed to report veterans' deaths and failed to conduct background checks on employees. The findings were part of a 114-page report by the Tennesse