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Nashville coach charged with soliciting sex from high school student

Leon Weldon Garlington (Courtesy: TSU Athletics) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A teacher at a Nashville high school has been arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a teen girl at the school. Metro police reported 25-year-old Leon Weldon Garlington allegedly began messaging a 17-year-old girl on In

WKRN - 2018-03-22 09:47:10

9 injured in crash involving MTA bus in downtown Nashville - WSMV News 4

Several people have been injured in an MTA bus crash in downtown Nashville. The bus and another vehicle were involved in a wreck at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Rosa L. Parks Avenue and Union Street. According to News 4's photographer, the bus also crashed into the sign outside of the 3

WSMV - 2018-03-22 17:11:00

Driver faces drug charge after drifting into traffic

A driver who allegedly drifted in front of an oncoming vehicle Wednesday night on U.S. 231 Morth was charged with possession of a schedule VI drug (marijuana), Shelbyville police said. Keira Nicole Berryhill, 18, of South Cannon Boulevard told Sgt. Tory Moore she had looked down for a dropped cellph

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

Driver, pedestrian hit during funeral procession in Cannon Co. - WSMV News 4

Two people were injured in a crash during a funeral procession in Cannon County on Sunday evening. Eltonevon Johns, 41, was driving his pickup truck east on State Route 96 and had stopped to turn into Milton Cemetery just before 5:20 p.m. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ashley Beasley was

WSMV - 2018-03-21 18:07:00

17 Years Later, Toddler's Death Ruled A Homicide

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Pike Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Breathitt, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee

WTVF - 2018-03-21 22:49:36

New shortcut to link Murfreesboro's Medical Center & Old Fort parkways

Future commuters seeking to drive between Medical Center and Old Fort parkways will get a shortcut that avoids Thompson Lane, according to Murfreesboro road plans. The city's 2040 Major Thoroughfare Plan calls for a 1,400-foot connector street linking Robert Rose Drive off Old Fort to Gateway Boulev

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 17:22:13

Portables are threat, security expert insists

Scott Johnson Shelbyville Central High School has two large security challenges, an expert says. Central's security shortcomings begin from the fact that vocational students are transported by bus to the main campus from the annex daily, said Scott Johnson, Bedford County Emergency Management Agency


Shelbyville man arrested for attempting to burn girlfriend alive - WSMV News 4

Police say a Shelbyville man was arrested for attempting to burn his girlfriend alive. Rodney Davis was booked into Bedford County Jail on Friday for charges of Aggravated Domestic Assault and Aggravated Arson. After a verbal dispute, Davis' girlfriend went into the bedroom to sleep on an air matt


Foul Play Suspected In Nashville Woman's Disappearance

NASHVILLE, TN -- Metro Police say they suspect foul play in the disappearance of a 46-year-old woman 10 days ago. Letitia Lane has not been seen since March 10. On March 12, a co-worker called her phone after she didn't show up for work at the AT&T Building. The co-worker heard a woman crying and a


Eagle to soar once more

BEDFORD COUNTY-- A bald eagle found floating in the Duck River by a kayaker in Bedford County this past weekend is due to be released on Friday, March 23. Tennessee Wildlife Officer, Larry Thurston was alerted to the animal in distress on Saturday, March 17. After rescuing the eagle he took it to th

CANNONCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

CHS students approach protests with 'logic' instead of walking out

Thousands of students across the nation marched out of school buildings Wednesday, March 14. Tullahoma High School had approximately 300 students leave the school building as part of the #Enough! movement that swept the nation and dominated the national news cycle. But not at Coffee County Central H

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-03-21 22:00:00

Silver alert: 78-year-old man reported missing Monday night in Murfreesboro

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here is how to submit a tip. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Murfreesboro Police are searching for a missing 78-year-old man. Clifton Stewart, who has dementia, was reported mis


Attempted murder charges filed after Saturday Murfreesboro house fire

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here is how to submit a tip. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Murfreesboro Police have arrested a local man after a Saturday fire sent one to the hospital. John Daniel Carothers


Lewisburg police investigating suspicious item at old National Guard Armory

(Photo: WKRN) LEWISBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) - Multiple agencies in Lewisburg are investigating a suspicious item found in the old National Guard Armory. The scene is at the intersection of Ellington Parkway and Fayetteville Highway. Lewisburg police are investigating, along with Lewiburg fire, Marshall


Man accused of threatening judge in Rutherford County

Troy Chaffin (Courtesy: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - A 48-year-old man accused of threatening a Rutherford County judge remains jailed. Troy Chaffin was arrested on Monday after the incident at the judicial building in downtown Murfreesboro. According to the she


Alert issued for man missing in Murfreesboro since Monday night - WSMV News 4

Murfreesboro police are searching for a man who has been missing since Monday night. Police said Clifton Stewart, 78, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. from his home. Stewart is a black male with brown eyes and bald head. He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, blue cargo jeans, wearing gla


Man sets girlfriend on fire

A woman intentionally set afire by her boyfriend Thursday night is beginning the recovery process at Vanderbilt Medical Center, while he is in Bedford County Jail with a high bond. Rodney Lee Davis, 57, is charged with aggravated domestic assault and aggravated arson after the fire at their Earnhart


Council selling property for Vanderbilt University pediatric clinic; names Broad Street overpass "Bridgey McBridgeface" for one day

The Murfreesboro City Council will sell 11 to 14 acres to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a Pediatric Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center and build a short but important new connector road as part of the deal. The deal was approved 4-0 on Thursday, March 15 with Councilman Kirt Wade absen


Rockvale Man Arrested for Alleged Threats on Judge

A suspect who claimed to carry a gun to kill a judge in the Judicial Building Monday was arrested by Court Security deputies. Suspect Troy Clinton Chaffin, 48, of Dedham Drive in Rockvale was charged with retaliation for past action by Deputy Debbie Creech. Creech was operating the Judicial Building


Update to Storm Timing Today

The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton): 3 PM to 5 PM I-65 and I-565 (areas around Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Fayetteville, Guntersville, Boaz, and Cullman): 4 PM to 7 PM Sand Mountain (areas around Scottsboro, Stevenson, and Fort Payne): 6