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Motorcyclists killed in two vehicle crash

Two motorcyclists were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. Thursday in Gibson County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Bucky Wells of McKenzie, and 41-year-old Kimberly Cook are dead as a result of the accident. The THP report states that Well

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Man accused of threatening judge in Rutherford County

Troy Chaffin (Courtesy: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - A 48-year-old man accused of threatening a Rutherford County judge remains jailed. Troy Chaffin was arrested on Monday after the incident at the judicial building in downtown Murfreesboro. According to the she

WKRN - 2018-03-20 16:41:00

17 Years Later, Toddler's Death Ruled A Homicide

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Pike Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Breathitt, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee

WTVF - 2018-03-21 22:49:36

Driver, pedestrian hit during funeral procession in Cannon Co. - WSMV News 4

Two people were injured in a crash during a funeral procession in Cannon County on Sunday evening. Eltonevon Johns, 41, was driving his pickup truck east on State Route 96 and had stopped to turn into Milton Cemetery just before 5:20 p.m. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ashley Beasley was

WSMV - 2018-03-21 18:07:00

There are still more than 100,000 pay phones operating in the US

Flood Advisory issued March 18 at 9:08PM CDT expiring March 19 at 1:00PM CDT in effect for: Lake Flood Advisory issued March 18 at 9:08PM CDT expiring March 19 at 1:00PM CDT in effect for: Lake Flood Warning issued March 18 at 9:07PM CDT expiring March 20 at 10:00AM CDT in effect for: Dyer, Lak


Alert issued for man missing in Murfreesboro since Monday night - WSMV News 4

Murfreesboro police are searching for a man who has been missing since Monday night. Police said Clifton Stewart, 78, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. from his home. Stewart is a black male with brown eyes and bald head. He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, blue cargo jeans, wearing gla

WSMV - 2018-03-21 06:05:00

Video catches suspect stealing unlocked car

Surveillance video captured the theft of an unlocked, running car at a gas station, where the car was later used in a shooting incident outside of Mt. Juliet. On March 11, 2018 around 7:35 p.m. officers were summoned to the Shell gas station, at 14422 Lebanon Road, in regards to a car theft. While t


Trial for former CHS baseball coach set to begin Monday

The trial for former Coffee County Central High School Red Raider baseball coach Bradley Newton Weir is set to begin Monday, March 19, at the Coffee County Courthouse in downtown Manchester. Brad Weir Weir was indicted on 16 sex-related counts by a Coffee County grand jury in June of 2015, after he


Attempted murder charges filed after Saturday Murfreesboro house fire

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here is how to submit a tip. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Murfreesboro Police have arrested a local man after a Saturday fire sent one to the hospital. John Daniel Carothers


In Tennessee, music is being made deep below Earth's surface

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Music fans are finding their way below the Earth's surface to watch artists perform deep inside a cave in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee. The underground Volcano Room can accommodate about 700 music fans who hike down into it. One of its main features is a giant ant

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 05:20:33

Council selling property for Vanderbilt University pediatric clinic; names Broad Street overpass "Bridgey McBridgeface" for one day

The Murfreesboro City Council will sell 11 to 14 acres to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a Pediatric Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center and build a short but important new connector road as part of the deal. The deal was approved 4-0 on Thursday, March 15 with Councilman Kirt Wade absen

MURFREESBORO POST - 2018-03-20 23:52:00

Celebration of Craft is set for April 7

The 20th Annual Celebration of Craft will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m., April 7, at Tennessee Tech University's Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville. This free, family-friendly event gives the community an opportunity to immerse themselves in art at the Craft Center. Go behind the scenes and watch live st


Suspected Dixie Imperial Plating thieves arrested

Two individuals were arrested Saturday in connection with a burglary at Dixie Imperial Plating on Imperial Drive.The warrants name Tamara Stafford, 24 of Cookeville and Todd Eldridge, 35, of Baxter ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Two individuals were arrested Saturday in connectio


Suspect in 2015 shooting trial to start Wednesday

Harris was charged with three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon after he allegedly fired multiple shots that wounded two people at Lebanon Premium Outlets in June 2015. Lebanon police officers were called to the scene of a shooting June 9, 20

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 01:03:00

Two injured in Sunday crash in Dunlap; THP investigating

The Dunlap Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash with entrapment Sunday morning. The department responded just before 6:00 am to US 127 at the Signal Mountain Overlook. When firefighters arrived, they found a pickup truck with an attached trailer jackknifed. The truck had hit a rock wal


Shelbyville man arrested for attempting to burn girlfriend alive - WSMV News 4

Police say a Shelbyville man was arrested for attempting to burn his girlfriend alive. Rodney Davis was booked into Bedford County Jail on Friday for charges of Aggravated Domestic Assault and Aggravated Arson. After a verbal dispute, Davis' girlfriend went into the bedroom to sleep on an air matt

WSMV - 2018-03-20 02:02:00

Regional News Roundup: Tullahoma, Tenn., police officer shoots suspect

Police officer shoots suspect TULLAHOMA, Tenn. - A Coffee County, Tenn., man is recovering from a gunshot wound to his arm after a Tullahoma police officer fired a shot during a confrontation on South Franklin Street. Tullahoma police were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on 47-year-old James B


Deputy arrests man who threatened to shoot judge

A man who claimed to he was carrying a gun to kill a judge in the Rutherford County Judicial Building was arrested by Court Security deputies Monday. Troy Clinton Chaffin, 48, of Dedham Drive in Rockvale, was arrested and charged with retaliation for past action by Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy

MURFREESBORO POST - 2018-03-20 16:29:00

Expanded Severe Threat For Today

- Tornadoes, some strong - Damaging winds over 60 mph, stronger storms can go over 80 mph - Large hail over 1-inch, almost 2 inches in stronger storms (golf ball up to tennis ball-sized) Start Times By Region The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton):


Man sets girlfriend on fire

A woman intentionally set afire by her boyfriend Thursday night is beginning the recovery process at Vanderbilt Medical Center, while he is in Bedford County Jail with a high bond. Rodney Lee Davis, 57, is charged with aggravated domestic assault and aggravated arson after the fire at their Earnhart