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Intoxicated woman walked nude on Long Hollow Pike

A Gallatin woman has been charged with indecent exposure after police say she walked nude along Long Hollow Pike while intoxicated earlier this month. Gallatin police responded to the area of Bate Avenue near Howard Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 9 after receiving reports that a female was walk


2.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Coalfield, Tennessee

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. — A 2.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Coalfield, Tennessee Friday afternoon. The USGS recorded the quake at 1:14 p.m. It's located along Blackoak Ridge and East Fork Valley near McKinney Ridge and just a few miles west of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Public records bill stems from Gallatin

Gallatin is at the center of a proposed new state law that would limit public records access to individuals who are found to be harassing. The bill, sponsored by Rep. William Lamberth (R-Portland) and Sen. Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin), would allow a records custodian to petition a court for an injunct


Gallatin opens remodeled Franklin House following relocation

Nearly two years after being saved from demolition, Gallatin has converted the Franklin House into new office space for city employees. The building, which opened Tuesday at the Gallatin Public Works complex at 641 Long Hollow Pike, is the new home of the city’s engineering department and stormwater


Photo surfaces of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee in Confederate uniform in college

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said he has regrets after a photo resurfaced from his college yearbook showing him dressed in a Confederate army uniform. The photo, from Lee's time at Auburn University in Alabama, appeared in a 1980 yearbook on the Kappa Alpha Order page and shows Lee dress


Meadows to see reduction in new homes

A proposed residential housing development with more than 1,000 new homes just north of Gallatin is expected to be scaled back in size before it goes to the city’s planning commission next month.


CODE RED: Life-threatening Flash Flooding, spin up tornado possible in middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — FOX 17 News is in a Code Red weather alert for the potential of life-threatening flash flooding and strong storms. Another 3" to 4" of rain and some pockets of 5" is possible late Friday night into Saturday, causing serious flash flooding concerns.


9-AAA BOYS -- Gallatin 55, Lebanon 49 (OT)

GALLATIN -- Down two starters Lebanon dropped a 55-49 overtime decision to Gallatin in Tuesday's District 9-AAA consolation game at Jerry Vradenburg Gymnasium. With the loss, the Blue Devils slipped to 21-8 on the season and will visit District 10-AAA champ Clarksville Northwest Saturday for a 7 p.m


TBI seeking true identity of Middle Tennessee man found deceased in old well

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has joined in efforts to identify a man whose remains were found in a well last year. The Dickson County Sheriff's Office and TBI say the man's remains were found in May 2018 in Charlotte, not far from his Rock Springs Road home. The TBI says he was living under


Latino workers sue ICE over Tennessee raid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Seven Latino workers are suing federal immigration authorities over a raid at an eastern Tennessee meatpacking plant that ended in the arrests of about 100 people.


Carrie Underwood Puts Tennessee Mansion up for Sale Where It’s Believed She Had Her Scary Fall

Time to move on! Last year Carrie Underwood had quite the scary fall in her mansion, resulting in 40 stitches — yes, 40 — but now the singer is selling the home it is believed she suffered that brutal spill at.


Report: Over 300 people missing in Tennessee

(WVLT) -- Over 600,000 people go missing each year in the U.S., according to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. According to a new report from Vivint, Alaska sees a large share of those. The state allegedly has the most missing persons per capita, with 41.8 people missing per 100,


Tennessee mom unable to explain 2-year-old son's death, indicted for first-degree murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 26-year-old Tennessee woman has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of her 2-year-old son. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said in a news release that Davida Wooden was indicted Thursday and is being held in jail.


1 dead, another injured in Tennessee mudslide

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mudslide in Tennessee has left one driver dead and another injured and closed a highway. Hawkins County Emergency Management Director Gary Murrell told The Kingsport Times News that the body was recovered from a vehicle around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The injured motorist w


PHOTOS: Flooding in Middle Tennessee

A collection of photos from across Middle Tennessee of flooding on Feb. 22, 2019. You can send your weather photos to pix@wkrn.com or send them to any of our social media outlets.


Tennessee dams releasing record amounts of rainwater

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Near McMinnville, Great Falls Dam is pumping out 460,000 gallons of water per second. The dam is the only facility operated by The Tennessee Valley Authority outside the Tennessee River Valley. James Everett manages TVA's River Forecast Center in Knoxville.


20 arrested in Hendersonville vehicle burglary investigation

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The Hendersonville Police Department has made 20 arrests and recovered 10 stolen vehicles during an ongoing investigation into local burglaries, Detective Sgt. Christopher Gagnon announced Friday.


Man accused of soliciting video of Tennessee teen being raped pleads not guilty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Wisconsin man accused of helping a 14-year-old girl escape sexual abuse in exchange for video of her being raped has pleaded not guilty to sexually exploiting a child.


3 teens accused of murdering Nashville musician thrown out of court

Three of the five juveniles accused of killing Nashville musician Kyle Yorlets were removed from the courtroom during their hearing because the judge said he didn’t feel they were taking the severity of the case seriously.


2.2 Earthquake hits East Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit East Tennessee Friday. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quakes hit an area just outside of the city of Harriman around 1:15 p.m.