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Daylight Saving Time bill passes Tennessee House

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — 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 advances 'triggered' abortion ban

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on abortion bills moving through the Tennessee General Assembly (all times local):. A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor's desk.


Can you solve this week’s mystery and name this antique tool?

Wayne Franks, who reads us in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, says our copper bathtub (Item No. 1126) is similar to a copper-and-wood vat that was used to dip hogs into boiling water to scrape the hair off when butchering.


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


Baby Addilyn, now 5-months-old, continues to recover from beating

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WTVF) — As a Lawrenceburg baby continues to recover from a brutal beating she suffered back in January, the criminal case against her father is moving forward.


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.



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.

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Lawrence Co. deputies, K-9 arrest woman with 'felony amount' of meth

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - A woman from Wayne County was arrested in Lawrence County after deputies reported finding a "felony amount" of drugs during a traffic stop. Anna Maria Smith is charged with possession of methamphetamine for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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.


Lawrence County Dollar General store evacuated for reported ammonia smell

Several Lawrence County Emergency Service Agencies responded to a report of an ammonia smell at the Dollar General Store in Leoma, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reported on Friday.


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.


Thousands of acres in Kentucky and Tennessee will be protected as wildlife habitat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit aimed at conserving land and water, is acquiring 100,000 acres of forest split between southeast Kentucky and northeast Tennessee.


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?”


Officials say riverfront site near Tennessee Aquarium could hold condos, townhouses

Downtown Chattanooga nonprofit River City Co. is trying to sell an undeveloped tract just a block from the Tennessee Aquarium, which officials say is a fit for new condominiums or townhouses.


Multiple new lawsuits related to Waffle House shooting filed in Tennessee, Illinois

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - One year after four people were killed by an active shooting at the Waffle House in Antioch, victims and their families have levied a number of new lawsuits against the suspected gunman Travis Reinking, his father, and the place where it all happened.


Apple Bus: Huntsville City Schools driver 'permanently removed' after inappropriate statements

The driver of a school bus caught up in controversy over disruptions and missed bus stops “has been removed from Apple Bus permanently,” according to a school bus official.


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.


Gun fired at Easter celebration

As hundreds gathered to celebrate Easter Sunday at Columbia’s Fairview Park, at least one gunshot shot rang out from the popular green space as the celebration was beginning to come to a close.


Family sues Nashville officials because 911 operators sent police to wrong Waffle House

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A new lawsuit filed late Monday afternoon claims one of the Waffle House shooting victims may have survived if not for a crucial mistake by Metro's 911 operators.


Threat put Zion on lockdown

Zion Christian Academy was placed on an alert last month after threatening posts were discovered on social media, The Daily Herald has learned. “As soon as we were made aware of this, we went on a soft lockout,” said school administrator Adam Thomas in an email sent to parents on March 28. “A soft l