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WCMS wins 3 out of 4 against Warren County
A sweep of Warren County was thwarted on Thursday night as the eighth grade boys’ team fell in heartbreaking fashion while the rest of the teams glided to victory. The seventh grade girls got the night off to a superb start, as they grabbed a 24-13 lead in the first half and refused to let go. Celes
Sonic Shootout tips off Dec. 19
From Dec. 19 through Dec. 21, Roy Sewell Gymnasium is the place to be for those who enjoy high school basketball. The Warriors and Warriorettes are hosting the 11th Annual Sonic Shootout, with 16 teams representing 10 different high schools expected to compete. Games will begin at 9:30 a.m. each day
Warren County teacher charged with possession of meth, driving under the influence
MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Warren County Schools has suspended a teacher without pay as she faces charges from the Warren County Sheriff's Office. Jessica Gillespie was charged with meth and driving under the influence on Dec. 1.
Florida man charged in Tennessee for running $28 million solar farm Ponzi scheme
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Middle Tennessee U.S. Attorney's Office reports a 50-year-old Florida man running a solar farm Ponzi scheme in Nashville and other areas has pleaded guilty to mail and securities fraud.
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.
Murfreesboro Road Construction Projects December 16-22
Middle Tennessee Widening Project (Greenland Dr to E. Main St. Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Traffic on Middle Tennessee Blvd is reduced to two-lanes two-way between Bell St and Greenland Dr. E Lytle St is closed at Middle Tennessee Blvd. The section of E Lytle St between N Bilbro A
Rare earthquake hits Middle TN
An earthquake did minor damage in some parts of East Tennessee when one registering a 4.4 magnitude rumbled through Decatur, Tennessee, in the early morning hours of Dec. 12. While there are no injuries reported, there were reports of people feeling the tremors from it as far as 200 miles away, incl
CMS Basketball splits series at Cannon County
Coffee County Middle School's basketball teams traveled to Woodbury Monday night to take on Cannon County. The teams' final games before Christmas break saw the Lady Raiders win a close one 37-33 and the Red Raiders fall 48-34.
Parent addresses school board about incident at Woodland Park
A parent whose child was recently the subject of alleged abuse at Woodland Park addressed the White County School Board at its Dec. 13 meeting to discuss what the policies are for the board in reporting incidents that happen with children during school hours.
Why are there two Manchester TN websites?
The state is mandating governments to update official websites. The update is costing the city $8,500, according to Alderman Mark Messick. Messick pointed out during the Board of Mayor and Aldermen works session on Tuesday, Dec. 4 that the Tourism Commission has its own website for the city has well
Tennessee mom shot 34 bullets into adopted children before killing herself
A recently-released autopsy report found that a Tennessee mother shot a total of 34 rounds into her four teenaged children before taking her own life in mid-October. Per WKRN, Kaileigh Lin, 17, was found dead in the bathroom and sustained 17 gunshot wounds; Lia Lin, 15, was found dead in her bed and
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.
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.
Tennessee Sheriff disputes injuries black man suffered in beating
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff’s office is disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man beaten by a white officer while handcuffed earlier this month.
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
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency enacts Chronic Wasting Disease plan
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Driver faces homicide and DUI charges after killing man on bicycle
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Manchester man was killed Saturday morning while riding a bicycle on the shoulder of Highway 53. Terry McCullough, 63, was hit by a drunk driver shortly after 7 a.m., according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE RATTLED EAST TENNESSEE SATURDAY NIGHT
Another in a series of small earthquakes rumbled parts of East Tennessee late Saturday night. This one was centered in the Strawberry Plains region, a few miles from Mascot, Tennessee. It occurred at 11:12 p.m. and measured 2.7 on the Richter Scale. Its depth was reported to have been 14 miles.
Third earthquake hits Tennessee in one week
MASCOT, Tenn. -- A minor earthquake rattled east Tennessee. A magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck near Mascot in Knox County at 4:12 a.m. Saturday, according to U.S. Geological Survey data. Two earthquakes, magnitude 4.4 and 3.3, hit near Decatur on Dec. 12.