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Little girl makes lifesaving 911 call
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — A 4-year-old Humboldt girl’s quick thinking helps save a man’s life. “I sent Nari next door to tell the maintenance man to come over and spray my porch because the wasps were so bad, and she rung the door bell and rung the door bell. He never came,” said Gloria Fair, Anarie Shutes’
Daylight Saving Time bill passes Tennessee House
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) â€” The Daylight Saving Time bill has passed Tennessee's house. HB 0247 aims to establish Daylight Saving Time as the standard time in Tennessee. The legislation passed a House floor vote Monday. It still must pass the state Senate, be signed off by Governor Lee, then go to C
Tennessee attorney sentenced for stealing over $1M from trust funds of clients including slain trooper's daughter
attorney who was charged with stealing more than $1.36 million from the trust funds of clients including a slain state trooper's daughter was sentenced Monday to over seven years behind bars.
Festival gets first ever official brand
In today’s world, almost everything has its own brand. Food is branded, clothes have brands, businesses and companies have their own brand. This is why Strawberry Festival officials, through the Humboldt Chamber of Commerce, decided it was time Humboldt’s claim to fame had it own branding.
19 indicted in West Tennessee drug trafficking sweep
JACKSON, Tenn. — Nineteen people have been indicted in two separate drug trafficking indictments in West Tennessee. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee D. Michael Dunavant announced the indictments Monday.
19 indicted for conspiracy to distribute meth, cocaine and weed in Tennessee
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Officials said 19 people have been charged on two separate indictments for conspiracy to distribute meth, cocaine, and marijuana in west Tennessee. March 18, a federal grand jury indicted four defendants with conspiracy to distribute meth. One count was being a felon in possession o
Police: Tennessee woman leaves 11-month-old baby home alone to have breakfast with friend
DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - A Tennessee mother has been charged with child neglect after admitting to investigators to leaving her baby at home alone to have breakfast with a friend.
Armed & dangerous Appalachian Trail hiker may be on his way to Tennessee
A hiker on the Appalachian Trail who threatened hikers Sunday in North Carolina could be on his way to Tennessee, according to Unicoi County authorities. Sheriff Mike Hensley told WCYB that the man is considered armed and dangerous and was last seen carrying a machete and a knife.
EARTHQUAKES SHAKE EAST TENNESSEE SUNDAY AND MONDAY
Another earthquake rattled East Tennessee Monday morning. A 2.3-magnitude quake shook Dayton, Tennessee, Monday morning. The seismic activity took place at 8:23 a.m. Eastern Time, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Tennessee House Expected to Provide Oversight to State’s Thriving Sports Betting Industry
A bill that would legalize online sports betting, subject to regulations limiting access and directing the expected $50 million in new annual tax revenue to education and mental health initiatives, is headed for a House floor vote on Wednesday. The U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for states like
Tennessee law targets domestic abuse in new ways
A new law makes it a crime for someone charged with domestic abuse to try to convince a victim not to testify. ►Domestic violence victims have resources in East Tennessee. Click here to learn more.
US attorney, Mid-South law enforcement discuss drug trafficking investigation
JACKSON, TN (WMC) - U.S. Attorney Mike Dunavant has called a news conference Monday to discuss the results of an investigation into an illegal drug trafficking operation. Dunavant is being joined by the FBI, ATF, 24th Judicial Drug Task Force, Dyersburg Police Department, McNairy County Sheriff’s Of
Police, TBI investigate woman’s death in Greenfield
GREENFIELD, Tenn. — Greenfield police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman found in her Forest Street home Friday afternoon. According to a news release, Greenfield police responded to the home on the 100 block of Forest Street around 3:45 p.m. Friday and
Reese Witherspoon's Son Tennessee Wrote Her the Funniest Note!
The 43-year-old actress just shared a super cute note that. wrote all by himself, asking about his Easter candy. Reese took to her Twitter to share a copy of the note, which read, “Mom, do you know where mi candy is?”
Tennessee hospitals prepare for exposure to measles
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - We’ve learned new details about Tennessee’s first case of measles in 2019. This comes as the CDC reports the U.S. is on track to break the record number of cases set in 2014.
Tenn. health officials contacting over 600 people possibly exposed to measles
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed that the case of measles in a visitor from Tennessee that Mississippi health officials are warning some residents about is the same case reported earlier last week in East Tennessee.
Tennessee town's movie theater censors 'Hellboy' on sign
DICKSON, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Middle Tennessee town's movie theater is going viral after censoring a film's title on its sign. The Roxy Movie Theater in Dickson, Tennessee is making waves on social media after putting up "Heckboy" on their theater sign instead of "Hellboy."
Tennessee Governor hasn't called meeting to address Klan leader bust
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee's office is declining to answer questions surrounding why the Republican has not called a meeting of the Capitol Commission to address the bust of a Confederate cavalry general and early Ku Klux Klan leader on display in the Tennessee Statehouse.
Mugshots : Madison County : 04/18/19 – 04/22/19
The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/18/19 and 7 a.m. on 04/22/19. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.
Englewood celebrates Easter with service at the Ballpark
JACKSON, Tenn. — It was a big day of celebration and a service that brought an entire community together hosted by Englewood Baptist Church. “This is the biggest day of the year for those of us who are believers in Jesus, and we come together to celebrate,” said Pastor Travis Cottrell.