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2.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Coalfield, Tennessee

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. — A 2.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Coalfield, Tennessee Friday afternoon. The USGS recorded the quake at 1:14 p.m. It's located along Blackoak Ridge and East Fork Valley near McKinney Ridge and just a few miles west of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Overnight rain causes flooding throughout East Tennessee

Knox County dispatch said it's received hundreds of calls Saturday morning about flooding in the area. "It's probably easier to list the ones that aren't flooded than the ones that are," a dispatcher said.


Kentucky deputy shot arresting Tennessee man

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An officer in Kentucky was shot early Saturday morning by a Tennessee man. KSP reports officers with the Barren County Sheriff's Department and Glasgow Police Department were involved in a short chase of 37-year-old Jonathan D. Shelton of Smyrna, Tennessee.


Latest updates on flooding, road conditions across Middle Tennessee

News4 is checking in with officials across Middle Tennessee to find out what conditions are like as heavy rain continues to cause, causing flooding in many areas. See photos of flooding in your area? Email us at PIX@wsmv.com!


CODE RED: Tornadoes possible in Middle Tennessee, record-breaking rainfall totals

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Severe weather is expected for parts of Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon. Counties is southwest Tennessee are currently at an 'enhanced risk' (4 out of 5) based on the National Weather Service's Severe Storm Outlook Index. Much of the rest of Middle Tennessee is under an 'enhanc


Social worker, faculty member looks to alleviate poverty through studies, community work

Stacia Martin-West is fighting poverty in her own way. Having grown up just outside of Knoxville in Oneida, TN, Martin-West got her Bachelor’s degree in women’s studies and philosophy from UTK. After getting her Master’s degree from the College of Social Work, Martin-West practiced social work throu


What roads are flooded in East Tennessee?

Parts of East Tennessee are seeing flooding after rain overnight and a rainy week. Authorities across the area are closing roads and responding to flooding calls. Most of East Tennessee and parts of southern Kentucky are under a flood watch or flash flood watch through Sunday morning.


Report: Over 300 people missing in Tennessee

(WVLT) -- Over 600,000 people go missing each year in the U.S., according to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. According to a new report from Vivint, Alaska sees a large share of those. The state allegedly has the most missing persons per capita, with 41.8 people missing per 100,


2.2 Earthquake hits East Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit East Tennessee Friday. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quakes hit an area just outside of the city of Harriman around 1:15 p.m.


Tennessee River at Florence could reach Top 5 flood level

The Tennessee River at Florence could reach one of its Top 5 levels of all time this weekend, according to the National Weather Service's Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service.


Rockslide closes I-40 in East Tennessee

HARTFORD, Tenn. (WTVF) — A rockslide has closed Interstate 40 at the Tennessee and North Carolina state line in Hartford. It happened Friday night at exit 7 in North Carolina.


PHOTOS: Flooding across Middle Tennessee

Have photos of the flooding in your area? Email us at PIX@wsmv.com. Kara is an Emmy Award-winning digital producer. She is a Cincinnati native and an alumna of the University of South Carolina. She previously worked at WRDW-TV in Augusta, Ga., before moving to Nashville five years ago to work at WSM


Carrie Underwood Puts Tennessee Mansion up for Sale Where It’s Believed She Had Her Scary Fall

Time to move on! Last year Carrie Underwood had quite the scary fall in her mansion, resulting in 40 stitches — yes, 40 — but now the singer is selling the home it is believed she suffered that brutal spill at.


Flash Flooding, rising rivers possible Saturday morning in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Near record rainfall for February in combination with another strong system Saturday morning in Middle Tennessee could lead to additional dangerous flash flooding and rising river levels.


TBI seeking true identity of Middle Tennessee man found deceased in old well

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has joined in efforts to identify a man whose remains were found in a well last year. The Dickson County Sheriff's Office and TBI say the man's remains were found in May 2018 in Charlotte, not far from his Rock Springs Road home. The TBI says he was living under


WATCH: Drone video of Bald River Falls in Tennessee

TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. (WVLT) - Our sister station, WVLT, captured drone video of Bald River Falls near Tellico Plains in Monroe County, Tennessee that shows just how much rain has fallen over East Tennesse in the past several weeks.


Tornado risk increased for Saturday evening in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Following an active Saturday morning with flooding, weather in Middle Tennessee will not back off. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts, hail and even tornados threaten Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky Satruday evening.


FERRIER FILES: Who killed a West Tennessee mother of four?

(WZTV) — Karen Swift was bludgeoned to death on October 29, 2011. After a Halloween party at the Farms Country Club in Dyersburg, Swift went home and was last seen by her husband tucking in their daughter. For some reason, Swift left the house.


Flooding closes some Tennessee State Parks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Flooding has closed some Tennessee State Parks and natural areas. As of Friday afternoon. Burgess Falls, Window Cliffs, Cummins Falls, Mousetail Landing, Port Royal and Reelfoot Lake were all closed due to flooding,


Visitors flock to Cumberland Falls to see roaring river

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The falls are roaring at Cumberland Falls National Park. While the WYMT Weather Team is expecting a break in the rain, rivers are still expected to rise.