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Fentress Co. Sheriff searching for runaway juvenile

FENTRESS COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Fentress County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public to find a runaway juvenile. 17-year-old Olivia Dowdy was last seen on February 5 at her residence off Pickett State Park Road in Fentress County.


Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers Seize 68 Pounds of Cocaine

NASHVILLE – On Wednesday February 13, Trooper Baron Cooper, assigned to the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus (IP) Unit, stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Interstate 40 in Henderson County, near mile marker 103. Trooper Cooper spoke with the driver, Camilo Gon


Cats defeat Dragons in penultimate regular season game

A glance at this year’s Livingston Academy schedule quickly points out that of the final 10 games, all were district encounters, and the first five were on the road and the final five were at home. As each game was marked off, it became more and more apparent that the final games at home were withou


Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.


'Cyntoia Brown Bill' headed for more study by Tennessee lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Some Tennessee lawmakers feel they have a bill to protect young girls like the one Cyntoia Brown once was, but any movement through the legislature will have to wait until at least next year.


Roads blocked, closed across Middle Tennessee due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, flash flooding is becoming more and more of a concern. Here is a list of roads and waterways local responders say to avoid due to current or possible flooding:


Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study

(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met


Counterfeit cash ring hitting stores across Middle Tennessee, say investigators

Surveillance video shows two people walking into the Dollar General on Old Nashville Highway on February 13th then purchasing $1,450 in prepaid Visa cards with counterfeit money.


Many roadways in middle Tennessee still impassable after flooding yesterday

SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Many roadways throughout middle Tennessee are still impassable on Thursday after flooding on Wednesday. Reporter Sara Small is live on Kedron Church Road in Smyrna, which is closed.


Heavy rains close road, bridge over Wilson Dam; Tennessee River spots near flood stage

The Tennessee Valley Authority has closed the road and bridge over Wilson Dam due to hazardous conditions created by heavy rain. TVA spokesman Scott Fiedler said the road and bridge that spans the Tennessee River between Florence and Muscle Shoals will remain closed until further notice. North Alaba


PHOTOS and VIDEOS: Flooding across Middle Tennessee

News 2 viewers are sending in videos and pictures of flooding in their neighborhoods. We're sharing them to give you the best view possible of conditions across the Mid State. Video attached shows what's going on in Ashland City, Ardmore and the MTSU campus.


Injuries sustained in weekend crashes

Tennessee Highway Patrol worked crashes in Overton County on Saturday and Sunday. A Pall Mall woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash around 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 on Highway 111/Byrdstown Highway.


Viewer photos of heavy rainfall’s effects across the Tennessee Valley

Rain fell across North Alabama and southern Tennessee for another day, flooding waterways and roads across the area. In addition to the 2-3 inches of rain the fell across the area Tuesday, and a chance of rain remains in the forecast each day through Sunday.


Traffic Alert: KY 167 closed in Wayne Co. due to pavement break

WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Officials say KY 167 in Wayne County has been reduced to one lane after a pavement break. Officials say KY 167 is down to one lane at mile marker 1.6, between the Kentucky/Tennessee and Lonesome Creek Road.


Fetal heartbeat abortion bill advances in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee lawmaker says his bill to ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat has been detected does not include exceptions for situations involving incest or rape because he does not believe it's appropriate.


Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for 2016 slaying in Marion County, Tennessee

A man charged in the 2016 slaying of a Marion County, Tennessee, man was sentenced Tuesday to 38 years in prison. Cody Waggoner, 22 when arrested in August 2017, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Marion County Circuit Court, where he was set to begin a murder trial Tuesday in the killing of


Storms cause flooding, school and road closures in East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — A series of storm systems moving across our region this week has been causing problems across East Tennessee. Scott County's rescue squad responded to O & W Road Wednesday afternoon to pull people out of trailers and homes after floodwaters trapped folks in.


Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.


Bill requiring Tennessee voters to register by political party causes division among Republicans

NASHVILLE -- Legislation requiring Tennessee voters to register by political party moved through a House panel today by voice vote with debate showing divisions among Republican members.


Traffic stop in Glasgow leads to arrests of two women

GLASGOW, Ky.- A traffic stop in Glasgow resulted in the arrests of two women. According to Glasgow police, officers conducted the stop Monday on East Washington Street. Officers say they located suspected methamphetamine inside the vehicle.