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Tennessee man allegedly raped woman while she was in bed with her child

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say DNA testing helped convict a Tennessee man for raping a woman in her apartment more than nine years ago. The Shelby County district attorney's office in Memphis said in a news release that 44-year-old Carlos Wilson was found guilty Wednesday of rape and aggravat


Rogersville motel shooting suspect indicted on attempted murder, robbery charges

ROGERSVILLE — A Greene County man who was on the run for 16 days last year following a shooting in a Rogersville motel parking lot was indicted Monday on charges of attempted murder and robbery.


Tennessee man returns home to find a naked stranger on his couch drinking juice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice. WKRN-TV cites a Nashville police report that says the resident summoned officers Wednesday and told them he called out to the stranger, who responded by screaming and droppi


How much would Hawkins County pay to start its own Central Dispatch?

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County 911 Board Chairman Mike Herrell is preparing his fellow county commissioners for the possibility of an expensive, complicated and many would say unnecessary upheaval to Hawkins County Central Dispatch.


Hawkins businessman charged with tax evasion

A Hawkins County businessman has been arrested for tax evasion and theft. Philip Keith Henard, former manager of Otis Home Center, was arrested Wednesday on the charges by the Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue.


Is it time for Hawkins County to create an animal control program?

ROGERSVILLE — On Tuesday alone, the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to two animal complaints, one of which involved two dogs being poisoned in Bulls Gap, and one involving dogs killing sheep near Rogersville.


Tennessee wants to help patients affected by doctor arrests

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Following a sweeping crackdown on doctors accused of illegally prescribing opioids, Tennessee has activated substance abuse resources and statewide call lines to help prevent the suspects' patients from seeking out dangerous street drugs.


Hawkins County man arrested after found sleeping in stranger's home

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A Hawkins County man was arrested Tuesday after a caller told police an unknown man was sleeping inside their home which was being renovated. Deputies responded to the home on Stanley Valley Road where they found 31-year-old Michael McPeek inside.


Tennessee county votes to become a 'gun sanctuary'

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVC) — Polk County has joined several other local communities in declaring itself a "gun sanctuary." A resolution recently passed by the county board of commissioners that in part says the county will defy efforts by state or federal government to enforce strict gun-control la


Celebrating 50 years at Hawkins Elementary

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins Elementary School is getting ready to celebrate its 50th year of service to the community and, to help rekindle lots of great memories, the Review is asking readers to send in classic snapshots taken at school events in years gone by. This is just one of the pictures we have re


Tennessee Ridge judge accused of raping a child

TENNESSEE RIDGE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Tennessee Ridge Judge Woodrow Adams was accused of raping a child. Stewart County deputies picked 70-year-old Adams up on a warrant out of Dickson County. He was charged with three counts of rape of a child.


Multiple crews responding to house fire on Horton Hwy. in Greene Co.

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Several emergency crews are on the scene of a house fire on the 72 hundred block of Horton Highway in Greene County. According to Greene County dispatch, crews responded to the call around 1:10 Friday afternoon.


Go Fund Me launched for woman killed in 'random shooting' at Tennessee outlet mall

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Go Fund Me has been launched for one of the victims killed in a 'random shooting' at a Tennessee outlet mall on Tuesday. 24-year-old Olivia Cunningham of York, Pennsylvania was one of the two victims killed when a gunman walked up to the Tanger Outlet Mall in Sevierville and open


Ribbon cutting Wednesday for HolstonConnect broadband

ROGERSVILLE — While the technology may be a little different, the way broadband finally gets to many homes in Hawkins and Hamblen counties is very similar to electricity of the 1940s.


Cherokee's Smith receives scholarship to Lincoln Memorial

ROGERSVILLE – Good things come to those who work, and Lauren Smith has worked hard to reach this point. Wednesday, the Cherokee track standout celebrated her athletic and academic scholarship to Lincoln Memorial University at a signing ceremony in Cherokee’s gym.


Check Card Left Behind and Utilized in East Tennessee

Forgetting your check card at a gas pump is never a good thing, especially when it is used by thieves. A local woman told police she last remembered using her card at the Kroger gas station on Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro. Shortly after, the charges started racking up.


Tennessee senators face votes on 'heartbeat' bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Tennessee lawmakers could be voting next week on a controversial bill banning abortion that the state Senate sponsor thinks will now withstand potential legal challenges.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Surgoinsville library will ask community how it should spend $5,000 grant

SURGOINSVILLE — The Surgoinsville Public Library is expected to begin holding public meetings in May to ask the community how it should spend a $5,000 grant that was awarded earlier this month.


Southern States Wrestling returns to Rogersville on Saturday

ROGERSVILLE - For the first time in five years Southern States Wrestling returns to Rogersville on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hawkins County Cattlemen's Association building located at 110 Stewart Dr, Rogersville.