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Endangered Child Alert issued for missing Tennessee 12-year-old girl

Briella Reese Bowling was reported missing from Smithville, Tennessee, which is just east of Nashville. She may be with her non-custodial mother Wendy Hancock, who is wanted for domestic assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

WATE - 2018-08-15 19:45:35

Community Fights For Restaurant Owner Facing Deportation

WOODBURY, Tenn. - A man who dedicated his life to building a business and raising a family in a small, conservative Tennessee town is facing immediate deportation but members of his community have set politics asidein order to fight on his behalf.

WTVF - 2018-08-16 21:18:12

BBB warns of company finding new ways to trick scam victims

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Shirley Winfree says her driveway looks like nothing's been done nearly four months after paying $1,000 to have it fixed.

WKRN - 2018-08-16 02:58:08

1 Killed In Algood Plant Explosion

ALGOOD, Tenn. - A man has died after an industrial accident at a plant in Putnam County.Algood Police say 65-year-old Dewey Mayberry was killed after a cap came loose from a highly pressurized tank and hit Mayberry in the chest.Mayberry was taken to Cookeville Regional Medical Center where he was pr

WTVF - 2018-08-15 21:11:16

Anyone can attend college for two years tuition-free with Drive to 55

Every day, however, it is getting easier to attend an institution of higher learning. With Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 initiative, there is hardly an excuse for anyone not to attend college.

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 07:38:09

Lisa Spencer's Thursday afternoon 4WARN forecast

On and off rain and thunderstorms can be expected through the weekend. Some of the storms this afternoon and tonight could become strong or severe. The biggest threat would be from damaging winds.

WSMV - 2018-08-16 18:17:00

Rides previously banned in TN operating at Wilson Co. Fair

LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - The state's largest county fair will be in full swing on Friday and it features two rides that were banned from Tennessee due to safety concerns.That ban was lifted only because the Attorney General said the state didn't have the authority to do it.One of the rides with safety c

WSMV - 2018-08-16 22:53:00

Investigation is ongoing in TTU’s emissions testing

Semi-trucks must also go through rigorous emissions tests. For truck manufacturers, engineers can design trucks using the latest parts to cut down on the discharge, but for Fitzgerald Glider Kits, this came as a little bit harder feat to accomplish.

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-08-16 07:36:30

New Campaign Tackles Drug-Impaired Drivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There's a strong push to tackle the growing number of people killed behind the wheel. With Labor Day weekend around the corner, the focus isn't just on drunk driving but those high on drugs.

WTVF - 2018-08-15 16:25:10

Man arranges to meet child for sex in Cookeville, meets undercover officer instead

Cookeville police said that 40-year-old Shannon Gene Murphy, a White House resident, arranged a meeting with who he thought was a young child.


Van Buren County house fire under investigation by TBI

On Aug. 12, 2018, shortly after 1 p.m., a call went out to Van Buren County volunteer fire departments about a house fire at 107 Crain Hill Cemetery Rd.


2018 season kicks off Friday night

After a winter of weight lifting, spring practice, more lifting to begin the summer, a week of 7-on-7 passing games following dead period, a week of practice in shorts and three weeks in full pads, game week is here.

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-16 09:30:00

Police: Murfreesboro burglary suspect taken out by K-9 after trying to attack officers

No one was inside the building, but officers then spotted the suspect, 28-year-old Brian Krushensky, in a truck fast asleep.


Two fires in Manchester, no injuries and minor damage

“He was alerted to the fire by one of his neighbors, which most likely saved his home and his life, Chambers said.

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-08-15 19:00:00

Small fire under investigation at Murfreesboro Cheddar's

(Photo: Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department)MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department is investigating a small fire at Cheddar’s Monday afternoon.The fire was reported at the restaurant located on Old Fort Parkway just after noon.Officials said it appears the fire started


Uncle Bud's, known for fried catfish and chicken, announces Murfreesboro store

Uncle Bud's, a restaurant known for its fried catfish and chicken, is making it's way back to Rutherford County.


Letter to the editor: Good and honest employee

On Tuesday morning, July 24, my husband, myself and our two granddaughters headed to Orange Beach, Alabama for a quick vacation before the girls headed back to school. We hadn't gone far when we decided to stop for breakfast. We have Hardee's, McDonald's and Sonic in Woodbury, but we do not have Du


Two captured after burglarizing vehicles

When other deputies arrived on the scene to check the area, Deputy Denson observed two sets of footprints leading back towards the Ballentrace Boulevard entrance. During the investigation, it was found that one of the suspects resided in the immediate area of where the crime occurred.


1 Killed In Rutherford County Crash

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Rutherford Count on Halls Hill Pike.According to Rutherford County Fire and Rescue crews, the 7600 area of Halls Hill Pike near Kitrell Road was closed around 3 p.m. Monday.Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers investigated the ser


Police make arrest in Old Fort Park stabbing

A suspect was arrested in connection with a stabbing Saturday at Old Fort Park, police said.The Murfreesboro Police Department received a call of a fight at 7:25 p.m. Saturday at Old Fort Park, spokeswomanAmy Norvillesaid. Officers found an adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.