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Straight line winds rip up dozens of trees in Lawrence County
LEOMA, Tenn. -- Lawrence county residents are assessing damage left over, after a severe storm hit this afternoon.
Limestone DA names 7 future cases he will try
First up on Aug. 13 is the trial of Amanda Marie Reyer, 25, of 300 Bullington Drive, Athens, accused of intentionally scalding her 2-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son in the bathtub of their former home in the 21000 block of Tillman Mill Road on June 13, 2015. Reyer is charged along with her boyf
Man charged with first-degree rape in Athens, accused of years of sexual abuse
Late Wednesday night, the police received a call about a teenage girl that had been sexually assaulted. On Thursday, the victim told authorities Uriel Valadarez had been doing inappropriate sexual acts to her since she was 8 years old.
Athens computer store owner charged with using a church school to defraud a federal computer surplus program for $22M
Mays allegedly provided a small portion of the equipment to the school, sold some of it to recycling centers and on eBay, or just threw it in the dumpster.
Fatal Columbia shooting: police have suspect in custody
This victim, 25 year-old Jaylen Hassan, was treated at the scene by first responders and later taken to Maury Regional Medical Center, where he later died due to his injuries.
Multi-million dollar project helps revamp downtown Columbia
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) - Columbia is one Middle Tennessee area that’s growing quickly, and city leaders are revamping downtown, working on West Seventh Streetscape.
Athens man charged with domestic violence
The girlfriend told authorities June 4 her boyfriend, Brandon Wayne Murphy, had choked and beaten her, the release said. During a June 5 video interview, she accused him of taking her phone away when she tried to call 911 and threatening to kill her.
Athens High welcomes new assistant principal
When Athens High School students return to school this fall, they are in for all kinds of changes, including a brand-new 26,500-square-foot building and new assistant principal.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Limestone, Madison Counties Until 1:00PM
* At 1224 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harvest, or 7 miles east of Athens, moving east at 45 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
Official: Athens man used church school in $22M computer fraud
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of Illinois reported Wednesday the seven-count indictment accuses 50-year-old Steven Mays of defrauding the federal "Computers for Learning" program through his Athens business, Mays Computers and Outdoors, at 1802 U.S. 72 East, Suite B, near Linds
Neighbors react to deadly Columbia shooting
“Everybody's just kind of in shock,” Steiner said. “Heartbreaking.”She lives on Lindsey Drive, where police say 24-year-old Jaylen Hassan was shot in the head around 11 a.m. and later died at Maury Regional Medical Center.“It's kind of surreal,” she said.“I think about it being my son,” Steiner said
Law and order 6-21- 18
• Patricia Kay Lambert, 45, 3217 Asphalt Rock Road, Cherokee; grand jury indictment for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Manhunt underway for murder suspect in Columbia
Investigators say Love, 25, ran from the scene on foot. After an extensive search of the area, they could not find him. Now they have a warrant for his arrest and believe he has left the area.
Kiddie Carnival opens June 28 in Athens
The Athens Lions Club Lion invites kids, parents, grandparents and friends to the opening of the Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival on Thursday, June 28. The nostalgic carnival with kid-size carnival rides offers free admission, 50 cent ride tickets and delicious concessions.Courtesy photo
BREAKING: No injuries in Limestone school bus accident
Dr. Tom Sisk, Superintendent of Limestone County Schools, confirmed there were no injuries. The students were on their way to the Birmingham Zoo as part of a field trip with the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant-funded summer program.
No injuries in Limestone school bus accident
Dr. Tom Sisk, Superintendent of Limestone County Schools, confirmed there were no injuries. Sisk said the group was on its way to the Birmingham Zoo as part of a field trip with the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant-funded summer program.
Second capital murder charged filed for men accused of killing 13-year-old girl
Yoni Martinez Aguilar, 26, and Israel Gonzalez Palomino, 34, were both charged with capital murder of a person under the age of 14 in connection to that investigation.
Shooting Near Campus Locks Down Columbia State Community College
COLUMBIA, Tenn. - A shooting near the campus of Columbia State Community College placed the school under a lockdown status.The shooting was reported in the 1000 block of Lindsey Drive Wednesday afternoon.At least one person was shot in the head, but further details had not been released.Officials wi
Way of the Warrior: Athens teacher wows on American Ninja Warrior
Cheers turned to gasps when the teacher faltered on the third step of Razor's Edge — a dangling contraption consisting of three vertical plates suspended from a balance bar. The misstep flung her sideways, causing the petite powerhouse to slam into one of the plates and then crash to the ground. The
Shelbyville, Tennessee, man wins $2 million playing Powerball
Tennessee Lottery President Rebecca Hargrove, left, stands with...Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.