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Tennessee man accused of fleeing, shooting arrow at deputies

WINCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man is accused of ignoring deputies at a crash scene and leading them on a short-lived car chase after which he shot an arrow at them with a compound bow.


Weekend storm system still on track to bring widespread rain

A weekend storm system will bring widespread heavy rain to the Tennessee Valley Saturday and a chance for snow Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Now that our weekend storm is tracking inland and we can measure it with the weather balloon network and the network of surface observations, the fo


18th Martin Luther King, Jr., Day March set for Monday

The 18th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day March will be held Monday, Jan. 21, beginning at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. This year’s theme is “Freedom, Dignity and Humanity”, according to Walter Wright, president of People Helping People for Progress, which organi


Police: 2 killed in shooting at IHOP in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE— An employee and a customer at an IHOP restaurant in northern Alabama were killed in a shooting that also injured another employee. Huntsville Police Lt. Michael Johnson told news outlets that the shooting happened shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday after a male customer argued with a male


Goodman operations here under evaluation

While local officials had anticipated the closure of Fayetteville’s Goodman plant in the first quarter of 2019, company officials have now confirmed that continued operations beyond that point are being considered.


Dixon likely to be next city IDB rep

The Industrial Coordinating/Oversight Committee voted Thursday evening to move Russ Dixon’s name forward as the city’s next representative on the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board.


20 Dates For Southern All Star LMs

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab preliminary schedule shows 20 dates confirmed with a few more dates to be added in the coming days.


2 dead, 1 hurt after customer opens fire at Alabama IHOP, police say

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Two men, including the suspected gunman, are dead and another man hurt after gunfire erupted late Wednesday at an Alabama IHOP, authorities said. According to AL.com and WHNT, the customer and an employee began arguing at the restaurant near Huntsville's Parkway Place Mall, police


Lady Tigers drop pair of district match-ups

Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tigers dropped a pair of district match-ups last week, going down to Eagleville, 58-26, at home on Friday after falling to Huntland, 47-28, on the road Tuesday night.


Former Tennessee Titan beats up man accused of peeping into daughter's window

WELLINGTON, Fla. (WCMH) - An Ohio man was arrested Monday morning after police in Florida say he was accused of peeping through a girl’s bedroom window. According to an incident report, it happened around 7am Monday at a home in Palm Beach County.


Middle Tennessee Grain conference is Feb. 5 in Manchester

The 14th Annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference will be held Feb. 5 at the Coffee County Fairgrounds in Manchester. The Conference offers farmers insight to a number of emerging corn, soybean and wheat production concerns. The registration fee is $10 and can be paid at your local Agricultural Exte


Endangered Tennessee teen located in Alabama

GALLATIN, Tenn.--A missing Gallatin teen has been located in Birmingham, Alabama. Dylan Regenhold escaped from the Volunteer Youth Academy on December 14, 2018 and had not been seen until today. Police say he was taken into custody by the Birmingham Police Department.


Robbery suspect is convicted murderer

One of two men charged with robbing a Madison Street convenience store early Monday is a convicted murderer, Shelbyville police said. Leslie Lamont Coleman, 51, and Deontre Farris, 18, who share a Landers Street apartment, were arrested Wednesday by Detective Lt. Charles "Chucky" Merlo and Detective


Tennessee teacher arrested, accused of sex crimes involving teen

MEMPHIS, TENN. — A Tennessee schoolteacher isaccused of sex crimes involving a teen. Jasmine Edmond, 24, was arrested Monday. She is charged with sexual battery by an authority figure.


Student brings empty bullet casings to Blossomwood Elementary

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Blossomwood Elementary’s principal sent a letter to parents to let them know that a student brought three empty bullet casings into school Thursday. According to the letter the student found them on the street on their way to school. The student showed other students who aler


Madison Mayor's ex-wife sentenced to jail in probation violation

Julie Finley, the ex-wife of Madison Mayor Paul Finley, was sentenced to jail for a probation violation. Court documents show Finley was arrested in Giles County, Tennessee in July of 2018 for a DUI.


Daylight Saving Time bill is back in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – The bill that would end time changes in Tennessee is back for another try. Last year, lawmakers deferred the bill for a summer study. The bill would keep Tennessee on Daylight Saving Time year-round.


Huntsville reporter faces stalker in court

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A Harvest man who terrorized a Huntsville TV news reporter has admitted to stalking and harassing the journalist- an ordeal that spanned several months and caused her to live in fear.


Bomb threat investigated at Franklin County middle school

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Police investigated a bomb threat at a Franklin County middle school on Tuesday. Authorities were notified of a bomb threat at North Middle School around 10 a.m.


WATCH: Huntsville police arrest chase suspect who they say fired at officers

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville police took Devron LaShawn Booker, 29 into custody for allegedly shooting at officers during a pursuit Wednesday morning. Booker is charged with three counts of attempted murder of a police officer and a robbery charge from a separate armed carjacking incident.