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Increased police patrols on Highway 70 across Tennessee this week

All agencies will look to combat distracted driving, aggressive driving, speeding and other high-risk driving behaviors. Participating agencies will also increase seat belt enforcement and commercial vehicle safety.

FOX17.COM - 2018-10-22 10:37:17

Foot chase in town leads to arrest

On Oct.18, at approximately 4:18 p.m., Chief of Police Jeff Guth, said a call came in from a Sparta resident complaining about an unwanted visitor at their house and asked that the police do something about it.

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-10-22 07:10:54

1 killed in Bedford County crash

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WTVF - 2018-10-22 12:34:37

Tennessee Supreme Court resets Zagorski execution date

Governor Bill Haslamgranted Zagorski a temporary reprieveafter his attorneys filed an appeal, saying he did not get fair representation back in 1983. In response, the6th Circuit Court of Appealsgranted an issue of stay of execution.

WTVF - 2018-10-22 16:33:17

Teenager dead, 1 injured in rollover crash near Wartrace

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) -- A Shelbyville teenager is dead and another hurt after a rollover crash in Bedford County on Sunday afternoon.Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the driver was traveling westbound on Highway 64 when they crashed near Potts Road.According to the THP crash rep

WSMV - 2018-10-22 00:45:00

Azteca Mexican Grill in downtown Murfreesboro closed after Sunday fire

Jackson Fire Department Public Fire Coordinator Rico Bryson gives a demonstration in kitchen fire safety at the Freeland Reaves Life Safety House on Friday, July 1, 2016.C.B. SCHMELTER/The Jackson Sun

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-22 14:49:00

Sale Creek man killed Sunday attempting to cross Cloud Springs Road

A 38-year-old Sale Creek, Tennessee, man was killed Sunday night on Cloud Springs Road when he attempted to cross the road and was struck by a vehicle driven by LaFayette, Georgia, man. According to the Georgia State Patrol, Sale Creek resident Steven E. McGuire was fatally injured in the collision

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-10-22 13:30:30

Sheriff's office shares details of Rutherford jail escape at public safety committee meeting

Buy PhotoDewayne Halfacre is escorted by Rutherford County sheriff's deputies after being captured Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Halfacre and cellmate Jonathan Baxter assaulted a deputy at the county jail before escaping early Wednesday morning, investigators said.HELEN COMER/DNJFullscreen

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-23 00:24:00

Two vehicle collision in McDonalds' parking lot

Last Updated:October 21, 2018 at 12:55pmOn Sunday afternoon Officer Nick Dunn with the Sparta Police Department responded to a call about a two-vehicle collision in the McDonald’s parking lot located on Roosevelt Drive. According to Dunn, one car was stopped in the McDonald’s restaurant parking lot

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-10-21 12:54:31

Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to Do This Weekend - Rutherford Source

WHAT:Grab shell, Dude! Its time again for another Dive in movie. No,no not at P.Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney, but at Beyond Aquatics Murfreesboro!We will be showing Disney’s “Finding Nemo” on a huge projection screen while attendees swim, float, or sit around the indoor heated pool with a Real Liv


11-year-old girl accidentally shot in Lawrence County

The incident happened in the parking lot of Dollar General in St. Joseph, Tenn., near the Alabama state line.

WSMV - 2018-10-21 21:10:00

6 people shot in Jacksonville, Florida near NFL game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Meredith) -- Six people have been shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in Jacksonville, Florida around 12:30 p.m. local time. Police confirmed three people are in critical condition. The victims were all adults. Jacksonville Police said they believe the suspect shot from the win

WSMV - 2018-10-21 19:08:00

Plaintiff in Tennessee driver license suit cried over ruling that will 'open so many doors'

Jim Thomas used to be homeless, and because of overdue court fines can't get a Tennessee driver's license. Now he's named in a lawsuit challenging the state's driver's license revocation law. Stacey Barchenger / The Tennessean Johnny Gibbs lives paycheck to paycheck. When paychecks don't come, he g


Sheriff's Reports: Shooting the bull

• On Oct. 15, Deputy Blayde Baker was dispatched to the sheriff's department in reference to a person in the lobby needing to speak with a deputy about a bull that had been shot. Upon arrival he made contact with Todd Baxter, who stated he went to Ohio to pick up a bull on Sept. 14, 2018 and that th


Teen dead after Moulton wreck

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An 18-year-old Moulton woman was killed and at least three other people were injured Friday night in a one-vehicle wreck on Byler Road one mile west of Moulton, according to our news partner. Troopers said Makenzi Jon Farley, 18, died as a result of injuries from the accident


New details released in connection with murder near Antioch IHOP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - - Metro police said the ongoing investigation into Friday morning’s murder of Kevin Stewart near the Antioch IHOP restaurant has lead detectives to believe that the fatal shots were fired from a black Audi SUV, the occupants of which left the IHOP parking lot around the sam


175 guns seized from suspected drug dealer in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - An estimated 175 guns were seized from a suspected drug dealer in Smith County.The15th Judicial District Drug Task Forceposted limited information and pictures of the weapons to its Facebook page.Marijuana was also reportedly located during the course of the seizure.No o


Man charged with embezzling more than $1 million from former employer

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - Federal investigators are charging a Murfreesboro man with mail fraud and for operating an embezzlement scheme, in which they say he stole more than $1 million from his former employer, Lasko Products. U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee said 46-y


Two car collision near corner of Bockman Way and Highway 84

A car that was driven by one passenger apparently struck another car, occupied by one adult and three children, in the rear end. The driver of the car that was hit was transported by ambulance to Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta in stable condition. The children were not injured.


7 Pounds of Heroin Off the Streets

NASHVILLE: A four-month investigation into the distribution of opioids culminated in today's execution of search warrants at three Nashville locations and the seizure of 7 pounds of heroin, 10 grams of cocaine, 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 1 pistol and $4,025 cash. The MNPD crime laboratory will be anal