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Daylight Saving Time bill passes Tennessee House

There may be a lot more daylight in Tennessean's future if The Daylight Saving Time bill passes yet another hurdle. The bill (HB 0247) has passed Tennessee's house and is set to establish Daylight Saving Time as the standard time in Tennessee.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Clayton Supply to open manufacturing facility in Sumner County, create 110 jobs

SUMNER COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Clayton Supply will be opening a 130,000 square foot facility in Sumner County, creating 110 jobs. The home builder will use the Westmoreland facility located at 1720 Pleasant Grove Road to create trusses and wall panels.


2 sisters charged with assaulting family at Tennessee funeral home

sisters were charged with aggravated assault on Monday after police said they showed up to a funeral home and threatened people with a gun, even stabbing the deceased woman’s sister, police said.


Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Clayton to Establish Sumner County Operations in Westmoreland

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Clayton officials announced today that the home builder will establish a Clayton Supply® facility in Westmoreland.


Husband of Woman Burned to Death Being Held in Tennessee

Police in southern Illinois say the husband of a woman whose burning body was found inside an automobile has been taken into custody. Authorities say Andrew Montez McKissick was taken into custody without incident late Monday and is being held at the Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tennessee.


Lottery winner from Tennessee: 'I'm still a redneck'

DYERSBURG, Tenn. - A Tennessee man who won $2 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket says the money will not change him. Timothy Seratt of Dyersburg told WREG-TV, "I might have a lot of money, but I'm still a redneck."


Watertown shuts out Westmoreland 9-0

WATERTOWN — Watertown rolled to a 9-0 win over Westmoreland on Thursday. Jared Tomson and Jesse Brewster each scored two goals for the Purple Tiger. Tomson also assisted on three other scores – an early corner kick to Cole Miller for a header and a pass to the top of the goal box for Brewster’s firs


1 killed in Wilson County wreck

LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - Officials confirmed that one person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a wreck in Wilson County on the 2800 block of Chicken Road. Officials identified the deceased as 59-year-old Randall White of Lebanon.


Sumner County nurses help teen, who underwent appendectomy, get ready for prom

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — When a Tennessee teenager faced the reality of missing her senior prom due to an emergency appendectomy, her surgeon and nurses stepped in to help. Melonie Martin shared the touching story on her Facebook page, racking up thousands of shares in less than a week.


Lawn Mower Vs. Tractor Trailer

A Lafayette man was injured when his riding lawn mower struck a tractor trailer rig on Union Camp Road, while he was mowing on Monday morning. Marty Wright, of Macon County, was driving eastbound in a Goodman’s Trucking 2003 Peterbilt tractor trailer rig, when he merged over into the westbound lane


School voucher bill passes in Tennessee House in 50-48 vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) -- One of Governor Bill Lee's most controversial platforms, school vouchers, has passed the Tennessee House after a delayed vote. WTVF in Nashville reported the vote was originally deadlock at 49 for and 49 against. Rep. Jason Zachary eventually changed his vote for a 50-48 a


2.1 earthquake hits East Tennessee

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WTVF) — No damage was reported after a 2.1 earthquake was registered in East Tennessee, according to reports. The quake was reported Tuesday morning about seven miles northwest of Lenoir City.


Kentucky corrections officer charged with rape, accused of having sex with inmate

LA GRANGE, Ky. — A prison corrections officer in Oldham County is facing rape charges. Police said Tanya Risinger had sex with an inmate at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in La Grange.


3 arrested in human trafficking case after Kentucky teen found in back of U-Haul truck

CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) - Deputies in one Kentucky county say three are charged in a human trafficking case after a 16-year-old girl was found in a U-Haul truck in Ohio. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says deputies filed a missing person report for the juvenile Apr. 20 after a relative said she was una


Tennessee man accused of holding kids hostage for drug money

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is accused of stabbing a woman on Easter and then holding her kids hostage for drug money. News outlets report 25-year-old Ernest Owens is charged with offenses including aggravated kidnapping and child abuse. Memphis police say Owens arrived at a woman's house


Victim identified, suspect arrested after deadly double shooting in Ripley, Tennessee

Investigators have identified the man killed and an arrest has been made after a double shooting in Ripley, Tennessee. Officers have determined William Black was shot and killed Sunday evening in a home on Church Street.


Tennessee mom accused of leaving 11-month-old baby home alone to have breakfast with friend

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A mother has been charged with child neglect after admitting to investigators to leaving her baby at home alone to have breakfast with a friend, WSMV reports.


Tennessee officials contact 600 who may have been exposed to measles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After confirming a case of measles in Tennessee, health officials say they are working to contact more than 600 people who may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease.


Guns N Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd coming to Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Guns N Roses, Def Leppard, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline a three day festival at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee this October. The Exit 111 Festival lineup was announced on Tuesday for October 11, 12, and 13th.