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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
Sheriff’s Office: Ardmore man arrested after food-deprived son found with belt mark on face
An Ardmore man is charged with third-degree domestic violence after investigators found a belt marking across the face of one of his sons. Kevin DeWayne Owens Sr., 46, was charged and released from the Limestone County Jail Wednesday on $5,000 bond. Owens surrendered to authorities Tuesday after Lim
Miami man busted with 68 pounds cocaine on I-40 in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A traffic violation led to a huge bust by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last week, resulting in the seizure of 68 pounds of cocaine. The THP says the traffic stop took place on February 13 on I-40 in Henderson County.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform at 'Old South' fraternity parties
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was 17 when he joined the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Auburn University, which every spring held an "Old South" party where he and other members dressed in Confederate uniforms.
Workers detained in massive Tennessee raid sue ICE officers
April 5 of last year began like any other day for Martha Pulido. But after arriving at her job in a meatpacking plant near Morristown in East Tennessee, she suddenly heard officers yelling at workers to put up their hands, she said.
Man killed in East Tennessee mudslide after truck rolls down 200 foot embankment
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn (WCYB) — UPDATE: (3:15 p.m.) A man has died in Hawkins County after part of Tennessee State Route 70 washed away due to heavy rains and his vehicle rolled down a 200 foot embankment.
Counterfeit money going around Tennessee
Counterfeit money is making its way around East Nashville and tricking restaurant employees. We've all seen that pen restaurants, banks, and stores use to make sure your cash is real.
Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.
Report: 7 rural hospitals at 'high financial risk' in Tennessee
(WVLT) -- Across the United States, rural hospitals are at risk. According to a new report from Navigant, 95 rural hospitals across 26 states have closed since 2010. Talk of hospital closures hits home for those in East Tennessee. Tennova closed the old St. Mary's Hospital and Lakeway Regional Hospi
Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study
(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met
Lawrence County juvenile has been missing since January
Ashley Clanton was reported missing in Lawrence County on Jan. 16, and Columbia police say she is believed to be in somewhere in Maury County. The 17-year-old Clanton is identified by photographs released by the department as Caucasian girl with brown hair and blue eyes. The department described her
Tennessee Police Officer Shares Emotional Final Call with Dispatcher Daughter Before Retirement
A Tennessee police officer left his lieutenant post after 25 years recently, and shared an emotional final call with his daughter, a dispatcher. Chattanooga Police Lt. Austin Garrett retired from the department earlier this month before joining the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, WTVC reported
Third person arrested in connection with Limestone deputy chase
ATHENS, Ala. – Limestone County authorities said Wednesday they have arrested a man who they believe tried to run a deputy off a road during a pursuit Monday night with another vehicle.
Second suspect in string of Marshall County burglaries arrested
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – A burglary suspect police have been searching for since December is in police custody. Albertville police said they arrested Richard Shirley Anderson Wednesday.
Some schools in the Tennessee Valley closed Friday for weather, flooding
* Cullman County schools are on a two-hour delay Friday morning. * Fayetteville City schools in Tennessee will be closed Friday. * Giles County schools in Tennessee will be closed Friday.
Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.
School Closing and Delays Feb. 22
Several schools are closed or delayed Friday, Feb. 22 due to flooding. This list will be updated when new information becomes available. Fayetteville (Tennessee) City Schools - Closed Friday.
Fayetteville, Tennessee Fire Department Chief resigns
According to the Fayetteville City Administrator Scott Collins, Fayetteville Fire Department Chief Coby Moon submitted his resignation during a meeting Thursday at 9:00 a.m. after he was on unpaid leave the last two days.
Fayetteville restaurant owner pleads guilty to sales tax evasion charges
The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Serapio Granados pleading guilty to eight counts of tax fraud.
Areal Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Limestone, Madison, Franklin (TN), Lincoln (TN), And Moore (TN) Counties Until 2:45AM
The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a. * Flood Warning for… — Northwestern Madison County in north central Alabama… Eastern Limestone County in north central Alabama… — Moore County in Middle Tennessee…