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Investigators seek info after 2 break-ins at Weakley Co. home
WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — Investigators in Weakley County are asking for the public’s help after two break-ins at a Sharon home. Investigators in Weakley County say a man broke into an elderly woman’s home, once while she was there and again on Dec. 16 while she was at church, according to a news rele
Volunteers lay wreaths on veterans graves in Martin Tennessee
Martin, TN — In the cool crispness of December, a small group gathered on Saturday at East Side Cemetery in Martin Tennessee to honor veterans in a special way. They joined hundreds across the country in an event called wreaths across America. Like in other places across the country, volunteers in M
Fugitive sex-offender soccer coach headed back to Ohio after arrest in Tennessee
A former Ohio soccer coach, who has been on the run since he was convicted in November of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl on his team, was captured when a woman he met on a dating site researched him and alerted authorities.
TN officials asking for help with 2 crime investigations
WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN (KFVS) - Officials with the Sharon Police Department along with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department are investigating two crimes that the public could help with.
Mayfield woman arrested in deadly hit and run
GRAVES COUNTY, KY — A Mayfield woman has been arrested after she allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian. Around 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Graves County Sheriff’s deputies were called to U.S. 45 just north of Mayfield on report of a person lying in the road.
Local magician reviving magic in Memphis
A local magician is working to bring back the art of magic to the Memphis area. Jeff Day, who specializes in a Victorian style of magic, performs across the Mid-South for a wide range of audiences.
Stewart knows he’s not alone in battle against stuttering
UT Martin’s basketball team will host Brescia on Saturday. This game is personal for Skyhawk head coach Anthony Stewart and his son Parker. Parker is a sophomore with the Skyhawks. For as long as he can remember, Parker has stuttered. At Saturday’s game, Anthony Stewart and his coaching staff will w
Trenton Police charge Banks with second attempted murder charge in 11 months
For the second time in 11 months, Cameron Banks of Trenton has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. According to Trenton Police Lt. Jimmy Wilson, witnesses reported seeing Banks fire at least one round at the driver of a vehicle near Second Street and Hillsboro Avenue in Trenton at aroun
Police respond to apparent death on U.S. 45
GRAVES COUNTY, KY — There was heavy police presence on U.S. 45 just north of Mayfield on Monday night in what appeared to be a death investigation. Our crew at the scene said it appeared there was body in the middle of the southbound lanes.
Ice storm causes major power outages across Weakley County
The buildup of ice on exterior surfaces caused widespread power outages in Weakley and adjoining counties early Sunday morning that left many area citizens in the dark and without heat.
KSP Post 1 Traffic Safety Checkpoint Locations
(December 1, 2018) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for m
Gleason Hires New Police Chief
Opposing views clashed in Gleason’s regular meeting of the mayor and aldermen on Thursday night. Upon adjournment, questions were raised, some were answered, and a divided board approved a new police chief in a 3-2 vote.
Weakley School Board Approves Hiring Change, Purchase and More
In Thursday’s brief monthly meeting, the Weakley County School Board heard an update from a student-led project and a teacher completing a university-led program, and approved the purchase of a Booster Club-led parking lot along with several other items of business.
Veteran who was shot 13 times in Iraq walks across stage, graduates from Middle Tennessee State University
An Army veteran who survived being shot 13 times while serving in Iraq was able to walk across the stage at Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, thanks to the help from an on-campus organization.
PARIS TN: Four arrested on drug charges
Four people were arrested on drug charges on Friday. Haylee Valentine, 19, of 1430 Sparks Road of Paris, Daniel Wilson, 37, of Southaven, Miss., Christopher Patterson, 22, and Destiny Scarborough, 21, both of Big Sandy, were arrested at a motel on East Wood Street by Paris Police Patrolman Johnathan
Sharon police ask for public help after elderly woman's home broken into twice
The Sharon Police Department and Weakley County Sheriff's Office are asking for public help in investigating two break-ins over the past month at an elderly woman's residence in Sharon.
Police: 2 men fatally shoot each other in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men fatally shot each other during an apparent drug deal in Nashville. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department identified the men in a news release as 21-year-old Tyler Bradley of Smyrna and 18-year-old Tori Murphy of Nashville.
4WARN BLOG: Comet 46P/Wirtanen visible over Middle Tennessee tonight
If you look up into the night sky on Sunday, December 16, 2018, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Comet 46P/Wirtanen. This comet, which was discovered in 1948 by Carl Wirtanen, an astronomer, will be about 7.1 million miles away from Earth. That might seem extremely far away, but on a
Man's 51-point buck could break national record set by Tennessee hunter
A hunter in Illinois could be in the running for one of the largest bucks ever shot in America. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Keith Szableswki shot the 51-point buck during the opening weekend of deer gun season in November.
2nd earthquake in 4 days shakes eastern Tennessee
MASCOT, Tenn. (AP) - An earthquake centered in eastern Tennessee also was felt in three other states. The U.S. Geological Survey website says the epicenter of the magnitude 3.0 earthquake early Sunday was about two miles southeast of Mascot, near Knoxville. It also was felt in parts of Georgia, Kent