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Body found in Simpson County identified as missing man

FRANKLIN, Ky.- The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body that was discovered earlier this week in a sinkhole. Accord to the sheriff’s office, the State Medical Examiner determined the body recovered from Harris School Road on February 18 is that of Jessie Gregory, 67.


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.


Togo North America Plans Portland, Tennessee, Manufacturing Complex Expansion

Togo North America Inc. will invest $11.4 million to establish a production facility in Portland, Tennessee. The company plans to create 58 jobs over the next five years. A subsidiary of Japan-based Togo Seisakusyo Corporation, Togo North America produces automotive parts, including hose clamps, ret


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.


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.


Togo North America Investing $11.4M In Tennessee

Togo North America Inc. will invest $11.4 million to establish a production facility in Portland, TN and create 58 jobs over the next five years. The subsidiary of Japan-based Togo Seisakusyo Corporation produces automotive parts, including hose clamps, return springs and flat springs.


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.


Republican Party of Sumner County to elect new leadership

Tennessee Republican Party bylaws require every county Republican Party in Tennessee to “reorganize,” meaning elect new officers to lead the organization, every odd-numbered year.


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 apologizes for Confederate uniform in yearbook

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) admitted and apologized on Thursday for wearing a Confederate uniform at an "Old South" party as a student at Alabama's Auburn University, which was published in the Kappa Alpha section of his 1980 college yearbook, reports the Tennessean.


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.


Sumner County 4-H wins big in competitions

On Jan. 19, the Sumner County 4-H Horse Group competed at the Central Region 4-H Horse Bowl – Hippology Competition. These two competitions test the 4-H’ers knowledge of horses through a written test, identification, horse judging, and quiz bowl. Sumner County 4-H was well represented with students


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,


Suspect involved in Sumner Co. chase facing homicide charges in Nashville

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - The 18-year-old suspect involved in a car chase with a Sumner Co. deputy on Friday, which that ended in a crash with an uninvolved driver, is also facing murder charges in Nashville, a representative for the suspect confirmed with News 2.


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 pix@wkrn.com or send them to any of our social media outlets.


Intoxicated woman walked nude on Long Hollow Pike

A Gallatin woman has been charged with indecent exposure after police say she walked nude along Long Hollow Pike while intoxicated earlier this month. Gallatin police responded to the area of Bate Avenue near Howard Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 9 after receiving reports that a female was walk


Tennessee mom unable to explain 2-year-old son's death, indicted for first-degree murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — 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.



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.

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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


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