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Tennessee woman among 2 charged in murder of her husband, authorities say
authorities announced charges on Thursday against two people following the death of one suspect’s husband. The arrests followed the death of Jeffery Steven White, whose body was located outside his home, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said in a news release.
Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee
A few new laws were added to the books last year, but have yet to receive much attention... even though they were added in year 2018! Therefore, WGNS thought it would be good to update you on a few of the law changes in Tennessee:
Portland police looking for driver who hit school bus, fled scene
PORTLAND, Tenn. (WKRN) - Portland police need help to identify the driver that struck a school bus and fled the scene. Surveillance video captured from inside the bus captured the crash on South Broadway near Longview Drive this morning.
Tennessee felon voting rights restoration bill advances
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee push to make it easier for some felons to get their voting rights restored has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Should voting rights be restored to felons in TN? Vote in the poll below (may take a few seconds to load):
Police leadership suspended for faking training documents
PORTLAND, TN (WSMV) - The leadership of the police department have been suspended without pay for faking training documents, according to a news release. Portland Mayor Mike Callis said in a news release that police chief Anthony Heavner, assistance chief Dewel Scruggs and Lt. Ricky Ellis were suspe
'Vasectomy cake' created by Tennessee bakery goes viral
They cut a cake to celebrate getting snipped. A Nashville bakery went viral this week after it created a cake to celebrate a man getting a vasectomy. Signature Desserts posted a photo of the cake covered in white frosting adorned with lemons and the words: “100% JUICE, NO SEEDS. HAPPY VASECTOMY!"
Chattanooga high school football coach indicted for sexual contact with a minor
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An assistant football coach at Grace Baptist Academy was indicted on charges of sexual contact with a minor by an authority figure, CBS affiliate WDEF reported.
Kentucky nurse arrested on charges of fraud, forgery in Sumner Co.
GALLATIN, TN (WSMV) - A Kentucky nurse has been arrested on charges of fraud and forgery in Sumner County, according to a news release. An investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of Amanda Kul
Captured ATV rider arrested before for hurting another officer, domestic assault
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — UPDATE: Walter Moss has been transferred from Robertson County to Nashville Metro Jail, according to Nashville police. He faces six charges including aggravated assault, felony reckless endangerment and felony evading.
Lester to appear on 'American Idol' on Sunday
Lebanon native Kason Lester will appear on American Idol this Sunday night on ABC. Lester appeared in the audition rounds of the popular national talent show on March 6. More than 300 people attended a public viewing event at The Capitol Theatre in Lebanon to see Lester play Chris Janson’s “Holdin’
Lebanon woman receives car won on The Price is Right
Lebanon resident Diane Flagg won a 2019 Hyundai Tucson with a tailgate package that included Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots-themed chairs, corn hole boards and other items on The Price is Right that aired Feb. 1 on CBS. Flagg’s new car arrived Friday at her home, and she jumped for joy. S
This heartwarming reunion between a boy and his Army father is the best thing you'll see today
LEBANON, Tenn. — Video of a 9-year-old boy being surprised by his father who was returning home from duty is going viral. WZTV-TV shared video of Staff Sgt. Rob Cesternino returning home from active duty to Tennessee to surprise his son, Lucas.
Lebanon officer involved in crash
LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — A police officer was involved in a crash in Lebanon. According to officials, it happened near North Cumberland Street when a vehicle pulled out in front of the officer.
Legends Drive officially opens with ribbon cutting
The Legends Drive extension officially opened Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by dozens of government, business and community leaders. The new extension was accessible to traffic since early March, but the official ceremony celebrated the continued growth of Lebanon with the nearly
Two charged in connection to deadly Fentanyl-laced heroin overdose in Gallatin
GALLATIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — Two people have been charged in connection to a deadly overdose from Fentanyl-laced heroin. Brandon Flatford was arrested Tuesday. He's facing a second-degree murder charge. Flatford's sister-in-law, Melissa Patterson was also arrested and charged with sale of a Schedule I s
Republican U.S. congressman discusses national and Commonwealth issues in Scottsville
SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Congress is on recess this week, giving legislators a good opportunity to meet with constituents back in their districts. U.S. Congressman James Comer made a stop in Scottsville Thursday morning for a Scottsville-Allen County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast.
Cumberland Co. woman injured in crash
SUMMER SHADE — A Cumberland County woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred four miles east of Summer Shade along Ky. 90 East in Metcalfe County on Thursday.
Woman taken into custody after multi-county pursuit on I-65
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A woman was taken into custody after leading officers on a pursuit from Davidson into Sumner County early Wednesday morning. It happened around 12:30 a.m. along Interstate 65 North.
KYTC officials discuss critical infrastructure needs with fiscal court
TOMPKINSVILLE — Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet attended the Monroe County Fiscal Court meeting on Thursday morning to talk about the county's most critical infrastructure needs.
Lebanon chamber has scholarships available
The Business and Education Coalition, a division of the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, is currently accepting scholarship applications. Application deadlines are April 18.