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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.
CODE RED: Life-threatening Flash Flooding, spin up tornado possible in middle Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — FOX 17 News is in a Code Red weather alert for the potential of life-threatening flash flooding and strong storms. Another 3" to 4" of rain and some pockets of 5" is possible late Friday night into Saturday, causing serious flash flooding concerns.
Controversy over Pikeville's historic Ross House sparks solutions, teamwork in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society was blindsided last month when a local commissioner suggested the historic Ross House should be sold or torn down. But now he and other local leaders have had a change of heart, and instead the county is rallying to support preservation efforts.
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,
Latino workers sue ICE over Tennessee raid
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Seven Latino workers are suing federal immigration authorities over a raid at an eastern Tennessee meatpacking plant that ended in the arrests of about 100 people.
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.
PHOTOS: Flooding in Middle Tennessee
A collection of photos from across Middle Tennessee of flooding on Feb. 22, 2019. You can send your weather photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or send them to any of our social media outlets.
TENNESSEE TO BEGIN OFFERING REAL-ID-COMPLIANT CARDS IN JULY
Starting July 1, Tennessee will give residents the option to upgrade their driver’s licenses to the new federally mandated Real-ID-compliant cards. Effective October 1, 2020, Real-ID cards will be required to fly on airplanes, enter military bases or gain access to federal buildings.
Tennessee dams releasing record amounts of rainwater
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Near McMinnville, Great Falls Dam is pumping out 460,000 gallons of water per second. The dam is the only facility operated by The Tennessee Valley Authority outside the Tennessee River Valley. James Everett manages TVA's River Forecast Center in Knoxville.
Tennessee governor regrets wearing Confederate uniform in 1980 yearbook photo
Washington (CNN)The governor of Tennessee said he regrets participating in "Old South" fraternity parties when he attended Auburn University and wearing a Confederate army uniform found in a 1980 yearbook photo.
1 dead, another injured in Tennessee mudslide
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mudslide in Tennessee has left one driver dead and another injured and closed a highway. Hawkins County Emergency Management Director Gary Murrell told The Kingsport Times News that the body was recovered from a vehicle around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The injured motorist w
Man accused of soliciting video of Tennessee teen being raped pleads not guilty
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Wisconsin man accused of helping a 14-year-old girl escape sexual abuse in exchange for video of her being raped has pleaded not guilty to sexually exploiting a child.
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.
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.
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
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,
CROSSVILLE POLICE NAB MIDNIGHT-SNACKING BURGLAR AT OLD MAIL ROAD HOME
Late Sunday night, Crossville police were dispatched to an Old Mail Road residence for a report of an active burglar who was in the kitchen eating the resident’s food. Police found 29-year-old Bruce Andrew Barison of Crossville making himself quite at home. The owner said he awakened to noises in hi
West Tennessee woman indicted in 2-year-old son's death
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A 26-year-old Tennessee woman has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of her 2-year-old son. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said in a news release that Davida Wooden was indicted Thursday and is being held in jail.
Heavy rains in north Alabama cause flooding on Tennessee River
FLORENCE, Ala. (AL.com) Heavy rains have resulted in massive flows at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Wilson Dam on the Tennessee River near Florence. The dam is releasing some 2 million gallons per second using all available generating units and 43 spillway gates, TVA said. Heavy rainfall has resu
HYDER FOUND IN POSSESSION OF METH, FAKE URINE AFTER TRAFFIC STOP
Late Tuesday evening, Cumberland County deputies stopped 25-year-old Kelli Jean Hyder of Crossville for driving 66 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 70 West. Deputies said Hyder appeared nervous, and her hands were “shaking profoundly” as she handed over her driver’s license.