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US Marshals seek suspect in Hardin Co. fire station burglary

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — U.S. Marshals are asking the public to help locate a man wanted in connection with a break-in at a rural fire station. Jeremy Harvey, 41, of Hardin County is wanted in connection with a February burglary at the Hookers Bend Volunteer Fire Hall, according to a news release from


TBI, Savannah police investigating after man found dead

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — State authorities are investigating following the death of a man in Savannah this week. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed they are working with the Savannah Police Department after Jeffery Steven White was found dead in the 100 block of Young Lane on Wednesday.


TBI: Wife successfully conspired with man to kill her husband

Arrest warrants filed in Hardin County General Sessions Court show Christopher Mailhot and Elaina White are charged in Wednesday’s early morning murder of Jeffrey White in Savannah.


Tennessee felon voting rights restoration bill advances

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee push to make it easier for some felons to get their voting rights restored has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Should voting rights be restored to felons in TN? Vote in the poll below (may take a few seconds to load):


Victim’s wife, second suspect charged in death of Tennessee man

SAVANNAH, TN. – In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Savannah Police Department and the 24th District Attorney General’s Office have charged an Iuka, Mississippi, man and a Savannah woman in the death of her husband.


Homicide in Savannah leaves family of victim stunned

SAVANNAH, Tenn. — Savannah police, the 24th Judicial Task Force and the TBI are investigating the death of a man on Young Lane in Savannah Wednesday morning. He has been identified as 50-year-old Jeffery Steven White.


Tennessee woman, 80, defends home from intruder

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/WBBJ) -- On Monday morning, Tennessee police in Brownsville responded to a reported home break-in, according to CBS affiliate WBBJ. The victim told police she was in bed when she heard a loud noise. She got a weapon and went to check it out.


Tennessee Valley Authority plans to increase solar power

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility plans to rely more on solar power in the future, according to proposals in a draft long-range power plan. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the Tennessee Valley Authority expects to produce somewhere between 4 and 9 gigawatts of solar p


Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee

A few new laws were added to the books last year, but have yet to receive much attention... even though they were added in year 2018! Therefore, WGNS thought it would be good to update you on a few of the law changes in Tennessee:


Savannah man facing local, federal child porn charges

A Savannah man is charged with production of child pornography and possession of child pornography in an indictment announced by U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant on Tuesday. According to counts one through three of the indictment, in August 2017, Andrew Hilmar Sanchez, 30, coerced three minor femal