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Teen who escaped Gallatin facility located in Alabama
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A missing teen who was the subject of a TBI Endangered Child Alert was located Thursday morning in Alabama. 16-year-old Dylan Regenold was found just after 5:15 a.m. near the Waffle House at 9227 Parkway East in Birmingham.
2 suspects identified in Lafayette convenience store robbery
LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Investigators in Macon County have identified two men charged in connection with an armed robbery Tuesday night at a convenience store in Lafayette. Lafayette police said Tyler Russell and Spencer Holland were arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated robbery.
Family thinks pot roast in slow cooker started blaze that destroyed Wilson County home
WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV — UPDATE: (7:10 a.m.) Two people were able to safely make it out of a massive house fire in Wilson County Friday morning. The blaze broke out in the 9290 block of Hartsville Pike in Lebanon.
Lady Aviators fall to Macon County
Macon County’s girls rolled past host Winfree Bryant 39-24 Monday night. The Lady Tigers led 7-2 following the first quarter, 19-9 at halftime and 30-12 through three as the Lady Aviators fell to 3-13.
2 escape Wilson County house fire
LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two people were able to escape a large house fire in Wilson County. Crews were called to the scene on Hartsville Pike in Lebanon around 4:30 a.m. Friday.
DA investigating complaint against Long
Sumner County District Attorney General Ray Whitley confirmed recently he’s investigating complaints against a Sumner County Schools employee who appears to have worked behind the scenes in several local political races during 2018.
Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on fel
Crews battling massive fire at Wilson County home
LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at a home in Wilson County. Flames have destroyed the house in the 9200 block of Hartsville Pike in Lebanon. It is unclear how the fire began.
Frustrated parents call for Phillips’ resignation
Frustration over a two-phase rezoning plan that would send some elementary school students to four different schools in four years came to a head Tuesday night as several parents demanded the resignation or termination of Director of Schools Dr. Del Phillips.
Wicked winter storm this weekend in Middle Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A dynamic storm approaches Middle Tennessee this weekend with strong wind, heavy rain, ice on roads and even a period of snow. The front associated with this complex storm is know as an "arctic cold front." Once the front comes through, temperatures will fall, creating wint
Mayor, council sworn in
The Gallatin City Council welcomed one new member and elected a new vice mayor Tuesday. In all, Mayor Paige Brown, At-Large Councilman Steve Fann, District 3 Councilman Jimmy Overton, District 4 Councilman Craig Hayes, District 5 Councilman John D. Alexander and City Recorder and Judge Connie Kittre
Man dies after being hospitalized following Wilson County arrest
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that a man has died after he was hospitalized following his arrest in Wilson County last week. Jacob Ross Nopens was arrested the evening of Jan. 9 on Rutledge Lane in Lebanon, according to Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan.
70-year-old Tennessee woman charged with illegally voting
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in a 70-year-old woman being charged with voter fraud. According to the TBI, the Piney Flats woman is a convicted felon who cast a ballot during the November general election.
Utility customers targeted by new scam, warns Upper Cumberland Electric
CARTHAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is warning its members about an elaborate scam targeting utility customers. The scam starts with a phone call from a stranger who says if you don’t pay your bill immediately, your service will be disconnected. The caller says
Woman arrested for allegedly robbing Gallatin convenience store
GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - It was a good start to the day for Gallatin police as quick-thinking officers solved an armed robbery moments after the crime went down. The perpetrator? A 36-year-old woman who police say was wielding a pink .25 caliber handgun.
Sheriff’s Reports for Dec. 20-23
Editor’s Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame. All persons charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
‘All options’ open for former councilman’s future
Former longtime At-Large Gallatin City Councilman Ed Mayberry’s political career may not be over despite leaving office earlier this week. The 65-year-old retired banker, who chose not to seek re-election last year after more than two decades in office, told the Gallatin News that he is actively exp
Minutes matter: Sumner Emergency Communications Center consolidation in question by chief
SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Sources tell FOX 17 News that Sumner County Emergency Communications Center Director, Rhonda Lee, and Assistant Director, Jeff Wright have resigned.
3 students charged after allegedly bringing gun to Station Camp High School
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) — Three students at Station Camp High School in Sumner County have been charged after a gun was found in a school bathroom. According to a letter that was sent to parents, administrators were notified of a social media post showing a student holding a gun on campus.
Robbery reported at Gallatin gas station, investigation underway
GALLATIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — Police are responding to reports of a robbery at a Gallatin gas station Wednesday morning. It's happening at "Sudden Service" in the 1590 block of Airport Road. The call came in as an armed robbery at about 5:12 a.m.