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Rocky Top abandoned building fire sees traffic redirected

Tennessee NewsKnoxville Driver arrested for deadly head-on crash at Percy Priest Dam in NashvilleRocky Top abandoned building fire sees traffic redirectedPolice arrest four in Middle Tennessee after day-long standoffA fire at an abandoned building in Rocky Top is causing traffic to be redirected Mon

WATE - 2018-10-17 10:43:18

Escaped Inmate Reported In Cookeville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities in Putnam County reported an inmate escaped from the jail early Wednesday morning.Officers said George Elmore escaped from a work crew in Cookeville. The crew was working in the area of Jackson Street and Willow Avenue.Elmore was wearing regular street clothes at the t

WTVF - 2018-10-17 12:48:27

Mom & boyfriend found guilty of killing 17-month-old son

Wartburg, Tenn. — A Morgan County mother and her boyfriend were found guilty of first degree felony murder this week in the death of her 17-month old son.On June 1, 2014, deputies were called to the home of Amanda Beaty and Rodger Dale Prince after a call about a child choking on a cookie.Levi Ryan

WBIR - 2018-10-16 15:49:58

Sheriff's deputy suspended for jailbreak

A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee who enabled two inmates to escape last Wednesday was suspended for two weeks without pay from Oct. 19-30, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said.Deputy Beth Miles was also placed on probation one year.Miles was serving as the Central Control operator when inma

MURFREESBORO POST - 2018-10-17 15:55:00

Four escape THP after early morning pursuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Four people escaped the Tennessee Highway Patrol after troopers tried to stop a car believed to have been stolen.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a trooper tried to stop the car on I-40 Westbound near the Highway 109 exit in Wilson County for speeding.The trooper

WKRN - 2018-10-17 08:32:09

Doctor says company blamed in meningitis outbreak didn't answer question on fungus testing

Dr. John Culclasure said he asked the question of the New England Compounding Center because he had just learned that one of his patients had been diagnosed with fungal meningitis. That patient, who subsequently died, had been injected with methylprednisolone acetate obtained from NECC.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-10-17 15:34:00

Police search for work crew escapee in Cookeville

(Photo: Putnam County Detention Center )PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - Authorities are searching for a man who escaped Wednesday morning from a work crew in Cookeville.Police said George Elmore took off from the area of Jackson Street and Willow Avenue wearing regular street clothes.He is 5'9'' and w

WKRN - 2018-10-17 13:09:38

Sheriff’s Dept. recovers property, arrests two

Property has been recovered from thefts reported in September, and a man and a woman now face charges.On Sunday, Sept. 23, Deputy Looper of Overton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a burglary report at Hidden Treasures Resale, located at 201 Monterey Highway, Livingston. Upon arriving he spo

OVERTON COUNTY NEWS - 2018-10-16 20:03:00

4 children, one woman found dead in Columbia

Tennessee NewsKnoxville Driver arrested for deadly head-on crash at Percy Priest Dam in Nashville4 children, one woman found dead in ColumbiaPanel nixes law school transfer to Middle Tennessee StateCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) - Police are investigating after a woman and four of her children were found de

WATE - 2018-10-16 09:39:02

Five dead in apparent murder-suicide in Maury County

COLUMBIA, TN (WSMV) -- Investigators are on the scene of an apparent murder-suicide where five people were confirmed dead in Columbia, TN.


Crimestoppers search for man seen darting out of store with bottles of Crown, Jack Daniels

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —Crimestoppers in Cumberland County are searching for a man accused of entering a liquor store and selecting a bottle of Crown Royal and a bottle of Jack Daniels before darting out the door without paying.Surveillance photos show two men entering Good Times Wine Spirits and


Sgt. York heroism to be celebrated

The event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Sgt. York’s heroic actions near Chatel-Chehery, France, on Oct. 9, 1918. The Pall Mall native was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions.

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-10-16 18:40:00

Second developer seeks Crossville project

Attorney Douglas Fields told the Crossville City Council Tuesday his client, Hand Properties Inc., wants to meet with the council to discuss a project they’ve been working on since 2015.


“The Woman in White” to air on WCTE this week

courtesy of Steffan Hill/Origin PicturesOlivia Vinall appears as Anne Catherick, “The Woman in White”, airing over five Sundays on WCTE, beginning October 21 at 9 p.m. When a young man encounters a ghostly woman dressed all in white on a moonlit road, he is drawn into a web of intrigue that will tra

OVERTON COUNTY NEWS - 2018-10-16 19:22:00

Brothers engage in dispute in Gibson County Trailer Park; shots fired

Christopher Clark, 21, and his brother Brandon Clark were engaged in an argument in a residence, Brandon told deputies. Christopher allegedly left the residence, returning with a .22 caliber pistol which he then fired at Brandon, according to the release.

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-16 17:35:00

ELECTION 2018: Connell hopes to continue improving city in council position

"First thing I would kind of talk about with that is public safety," he said. "The thing most citizens want is to feel safe and we do that in a lot of different ways, provide as many services as we can possibly can. We're still working to improve a lot of the services that the city provides especial

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-10-16 16:00:00

12-year-old Scott Co. girl killed in UTV accident

Winfield, Tn. — A 12-year-old Scott County girl was killed in an accident on an off-road utility vehicle.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ashlyn Moore was driving the Arctic Cat UTV on Kingtown Rd. in Winfield on Sunday when she lost control and the vehicle overturned.Moore was killed in t

WBIR - 2018-10-16 14:58:20

UPDATE: Children killed in house fire identified

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Two children are dead following an early morning house fire in Greene County, according to Mosheim Volunteer Fire Department Chief Harold Williamson.


In Tennessee, a Democrat scrambles to turn out voters as polls show slide

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) - Just weeks ago, Tennessee's Phil Bredesen was a bright light for a Democratic Party hoping to make inroads into conservative "Trump country" and secure a path to retake majority control of the U.S. Senate in November's elections. Polls showed Bredesen, the state's 74-year


Messy multi-vehicle crash ties up I-65 in Franklin

(Photo: Franklin Police Department)FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - - Franklin police had a mess on their hands Sunday when multiple vehicles crash on Interstate 65 between 840 & Peytonsville Road around 11:15 a.m.The crash involved an RV and while it made a big mess, police said the injuries were minor.Pol