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East Tennessee soldiers prepare for deployment to Kuwait Video included

More than 120 Tennessee soldiers from the 252nd Military Police Company gathered Friday morning in Cleveland, Tennessee to say goodbye to friends and family as they prepared for deployment overseas.  More>>

Elementary school principal facing drug charge


An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine. More>>

THP to conduct 'no refusal' enforcement Labor Day weekend Video included

Troopers will enforce a "no refusal" campaign across Tennessee roadways over the Labor Day weekend. The enforcement will include driver checkpoints. More>>

Clarksville man charged after pets neglected, left to die Video included

Johnathan Brooks allegedly told his friends he would watch their pets while they were out of town but he didn't do so and some of the animals died. More>>

Roanoke group works to bring state of the art medical care to Dominican Republic communities Video included


Solid Rock International is committed to seeing change for people who need medical care in San Juan. More>>

Judge to hear advocacy groups' lawsuit urging medicare expansion in TN

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law. More>>

Wounded Ft. Campbell vet surprised with mortgage-free home Video included


A wounded soldier learned at Thursday night's Titans game that a mortgage-free home will be built for him and his family in Hendersonville. More>>

Proposed Pigeon Forge restaurant with distillery creates dispute

A business owner is trying to open up a restaurant in Pigeon Gorge that would include a distillery. So far the Pigeon Forge Planning Commission isn't moving forward with the idea. More>>

'National Anthem Girl' to sing in 50th state at Titans-Vikings game Video included

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 05:20 PM

Janine Stange has performed at hundreds of events but made it her mission to sing the National Anthem in all 50 states by the song's 200th anniversary, which is September 14. More>>

Little Richard involved in Murfreesboro crash

Rock n' roll artist Little Richard was uninjured after the car he was riding in was struck in Murfreesboro Monday morning. More>>

VIDEO: Dolly Parton accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Kenny Rogers

Dolly Parton takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Screenshot from YouTube) Dolly Parton takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Screenshot from YouTube)

Dolly Parton has recently been challenged by several famous folks, including her duet partner Kenny Rodgers.  More>>

NHTSA rule provides consumers with recall info on cars, motorcycles


A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule requires automakers and motorcycle manufacturers to provide vehicle specific recall information for consumers on the NHTSA's SaferCar website.  More>>

2 fired after teen suicides at state facility Video included

Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge, TN (Source: Knoxville) Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge, TN (Source: Knoxville)

Two officers have been fired and a manager has resigned after an independent review of two suicides at a youth detention center in East Tennessee. More>>

1 killed, 3 injured in fiery Campbell County crash on I 75 Video included

One person was killed and three others injured in a fiery tractor trailer crash that also resulted in the closure of all lanes of Interstate 75 of in Campbell County. More>>

Roanoke doctor arrested for possession of child pornography

Roanoke doctor arrested for possession of child pornography Video included


Roanoke doctor, Steven Collins, was arrested on Tuesday on one count of possession of child pornography. More>>

Two shake and bake meth labs found in Bristol, Va. home


Washington County, Va. Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two people after they located two active shake and bake methamphetamine labs in a Bristol, Va. home Tuesday. More>>

McDonnell daughter testifies on parents' marriage

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell says her parents' marriage had been troubled for years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells' corruption trial. More>>

Tenn. lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core education... More>>

Military jet crashes in Virginia, sheriff's office says

This is a graphic of an F-15. (Source: AP Graphics Bank) This is a graphic of an F-15. (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. A spokesperson for the Air National Guard confirmed to CBS News that an F-15 crashed.  More>>

LIST: Communities in TN certified for wine sales referendum

Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot.  More>>

Nashville man battling ALS for 30 years takes ice bucket challenge Video included

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 07:41 PM

Wayne Reed, 60, has been battling ALS for over 30 years. Confined to a motorized wheelchair, he decided to take part int he viral social media ice bucket challenge. More>>

Sexual assault reported in Vanderbilt University dorm Video included

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 07:35 PM

Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a female student by a male acquaintance in a freshmen residence hall at Vanderbilt University.


Cars burned, painted with KKK at Murfreesboro tow lot Video included

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 06:31 PM

Someone broke into Robinson's Towing in Murfreesboro early Monday morning and vandalized eight vehicles. More>>

NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included


Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

Kingsport gets $1.5M for water infrastructure

The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.5 million to Kingsport for development around Eastman Chemical Co. More>>

Shelbyville World War II soldier's remains return

The remains of a World War II soldier discovered near the French/German border are returning to Tennessee 70 years after he disappeared. More>>

Woman crashes car on Middlebrook Pike, emerges wearing just a tank top, witnesses say

A woman was arrested Monday night for DUI after officers say she caused a crash and then emerged from her vehicle with only a tank top on. More>>

More victims possible in Knox County peeping tom investigation Video included

A Knox County man is out of jail after the Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested him for peeping on women. 6 News reported Friday that Christopher McKeon was charged with observation without consent and unlawful photography. More>>

Friends remember Northeast Tennessee man killed in Big South Fork hiking accident Video included

A Northeast Tennessee man who has ties to Knoxville died Saturday in a hiking accident during a visit to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

UT students help expand 'Rocky Top' brand Video included

As football season draws near, area store shelves are sporting a lot more orange. Some of those designs have a deeper connection to the University of Tennessee. More>>

About a dozen women bare breasts at topless rally in Asheville


About a dozen women bared their breasts in a topless rally at a downtown Asheville park which organizers said was designed to promote equality for women. More>>

5 Tennessee Walking Horses killed in barn fire in Columbia Video included


A barn fire in Columbia Wednesday afternoon killed five Tennessee Walking Horses. The cause of the fire is under investigation. More>>

EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding CTS Site In Asheville


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday to answer questions about the toxic CTS superfund site in Asheville. More>>

Maryville woman sentenced to 39 years after 2010 pain clinic raid

A Maryville woman convicted of operated a pill mill with her husband and son was sentenced this week to 39 years in prison. More>>

Son driving U-Haul rear-ends father on I-24, overturns


A father and son traveling to Florida for the teen’s first year of college were involved in a wreck Thursday morning on Interstate 24 north of Nashville. More>>

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware, including 2 in Tenn.

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. That includes people in Tennessee. More>>

Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica arrives in Pigeon Forge Video included

A half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrived in Pigeon Forge Wednesday ahead of a multi-day salute to America's veterans. More>>

Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

Photo of stolen sea turtle eggs from FWC Photo of stolen sea turtle eggs from FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an... More>>

Teen responsible for "The Purge" post on social media discovered Video included

The Knoxville Police Department is responding to a social media post going around threatening a day of killing and lawlessness in Knoxville and surrounding areas.


Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS

Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge.

Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS. More>>

Family thanks car seat company for saving son's life Video included


Mason Carney, now three, received a new state-of-the-art car seat from Britax after his family thanked and credited the company for saving the toddler's life after a violent crash earlier this year. More>>

Guilty verdict for Rocky Mount man charged with putting child in scalding water Video included


A Rocky Mount was in court Tuesday morning facing child abuse charges after police say he put a toddler in a bathtub of scalding water. More>>

TDOT to remove sign erected after Boy Scout's death Video included


A memorial sign erected for a 13-year-old Rutherford County boy killed on I-24 in Smyrna will be removed by TDOT. More>>

Dashcam captures trucker saving woman, baby from fiery crash


David Frederickson helped pull a woman and her one-year-old child from a fiery crash in Biloxi, Mississippi. More>>

Community Health details attack on patient records


Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.The Franklin, Tennessee, company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June.  More>>

Special election underway in Southwest Virginia today Video included


Control of the state senate will be determined by voters in Southwest Virginia today. A special election is taking place in the 38th district to fill the seat of Senator Phillip Puckett. Today's race between Republican Ben Chafin and Democrat Mike Hymes is winner take all. More>>

Oak Ridge woman's body found in Calif. mine shaft, alleged lover arrested Video included

The body of a missing woman originally from Oak Ridge was found Sunday in a mine shaft and her alleged lover has been arrested in her murder. More>>

Over 4 million patients affected by cyber attack on Community Health Systems

Updated: Aug 18, 2014 09:08 PM

Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyber attack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. More>>

Dozens of marijuana plants destroyed in Hamblen County

Officers in Hamblen County located and destroyed approximately 100 marijuana plants Thursday. More>>

Tanker explodes in Nashville, Fumes spark smaller explosions Video included

Updated: Aug 14, 2014 08:26 AM

A tanker truck exploded in west Nashville Wednesday, sending fuel vapors into the city's storm water system and causing several secondary explosions. More>>

Tennessee names Justin Worley Vols' starting QB

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Tennessee's Justin Worley has won the preseason competition to open the year as the Volunteers' starting quarterback. More>>

Clinton toddler passes away nearly 2 days after falling into swimming pool

A Clinton toddler who nearly drowned Tuesday has passed away. More>>

7 year-old struck by car, recovering from injuries Video included


A day after being struck by a car near his school bus stop, 7 year-old Thomas Human is recovering from his injuries at Niswonger Children's Hospital.A Picture of Thomas taken just after he arrived at the hospital, shows him on a ventilator. More>>

Florida couple dead in murder/suicide at Sevier County rental cabin

Two people from Florida are dead after what the Sevier County Sheriff's Office has determined to be a murder/suicide at a rental cabin. More>>

UT preparing for largest freshman class in 30 years Video included

The University of Tennessee is preparing for its largest first-year class in at least 30 years. Nearly 4,700 freshmen are set to begin classes on August 20. That's an increase of around 400 from last year. More>>

8-year-old Knoxville girl calls 911, saves babysitter Video included

A Knox County family is calling their 8-year-old daughter a hero for dialing 911. The babysitter they hired suddenly fell unconscious and that's when EMS and authorities were called to Bruhin Road Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Morristown Ebola doctor speaks about time with family after quarantined for 21 days Video included

 A Morristown doctor who came face to face with the Ebola outbreak is talking about his ordeal after coming out of quarantine Sunday afternoon. More>>

Police: Man tries to abduct 11-year-old girl at Sevierville craft fair Video included

The Sevierville Police Department is looking for a man who attempted to abduct and steal a purse from an 11-year-old girl at the Great Smokies Craft Fair Saturday. More>>

Former Clarksville teen in court Tuesday in teacher murder case

The lawyers for a former Clarksville teen charged with killing his Massachusetts teacher will ask a judge to drop charges and try him as a minor on Tuesday. More>>

Man dead with 55-gallon drum of moonshine material in Garden City hotel


Horry County police detectives are investigating the death of a man in a Garden City hotel Monday afternoon. Lt. Robert Kegler said officers were called to a Royal Garden Hotel on North Waccamaw Drive  where a man was found dead

12-year-old warns of dieting app after collapsing from malnutrition Video included


A 12-year-old Murfreesboro girl is warning others her age to avoid dieting apps after the guidelines she was given led to a bout of malnutrition. More>>

Mother says baby's foot burned on Greyhound bus Video included

Updated: Aug 11, 2014 04:11 PM

Greyhound is investigating a mother’s claims that her infant daughter’s foot was badly burned while riding one of their buses. More>>

Knox County inmate attempts to escape jail by impersonating another inmate

A man tried to escape from the Knox County Detention Center earlier this month, according to officials, by attempting to impersonate another inmate who was about to be released. Records show this was the first of two escape attempts just this month. More>>

Second supermoon of summer shines over E. Tenn.

The second supermoon of the summer could be seen across East Tennessee on Sunday night. More>>

New Tenn. distribution center to bring 700 jobs


Officials say Academy Sports + Outdoors plans to build a distribution center in Putnam County, which will bring 700 jobs to the area over the next five years. More>>

Baby found abandoned next to trash in Memphis

Memphis police are looking for a person who abandoned a newborn next to a trash bin. More>>

Company settles Tennessee vaccine case for $18M

Federal officials say a pharmaceutical distributor has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a case over temperature monitors used to ship vaccines under a contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More>>

Roane County election officials recount all ballots due to 1,300 uncounted votes, one race affected Video included

Roane County election officials were forced to recount every ballot in Thursday's election due to around 1,300 early votes that were mistakenly left out of the count. The recount ended up changing the results in one race. More>>

Woman, 24, attacked, raped at Clarksville park


A 24-year-old woman was attacked, blindfolded and rape at Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville. Police are investigating. More>>

Wreck involving FedEx truck snarls traffic on I-40E near 17th St. exit

All lanes of I-40 are back open after a wreck involving a FedEx truck snarled traffic on Friday morning. More>>

Woman convicted in Christian Newsom killings could face early parole hearing

Vanessa Coleman was convicted on charges of facilitating first-degree murder, second-degree murder, theft, rape, and kidnapping less than two years ago, and now she could be eligible for parole before the end of the year. More>>

Truck hauling pigs catches fire on I-40 in Cheatham County

Updated: Aug 08, 2014 08:15 AM

One westbound lane of Interstate 40 in Cheatham County was closed for several hours early Friday morning after a semi hauling pigs caught fire. More>>

Rep. DesJarlais holds on in Tenn. despite scandals

Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais (day-zhar-LAY') defied expectations of a blowout defeat in his bid for a another term, instead emerging from the Republican primary with a razor-thin margin that left the... More>>

Gov. Haslam wins Republican primary

Updated: Aug 07, 2014 11:03 PM

Haslam faced no serious opposition in his bid for the November ballot and a chance for a second term. More>>

10-year-old bitten by shark at Folly Beach


A Charleston boy is recovering after being bitten multiple times by a shark Wednesday afternoon on Folly Beach, according to a report by our South Carolina sister station WCBD.The incident happened just after 2:00 p.m. near East Ashley Avenue, said Fire Chief Steve Mims at Folly Beach Public Safety. The victim, Riley Harris, 10, was boogy boarding in the shallow part of the beach when he was bitten several times on his ankle and foot. He told officials that he believes it was a 4-to-5 feet lo... More>>

THP urges back to school safety

With many students returning to the classroom this month, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is encouraging back to school safety. More>>

World's Longest Yards Sale kicks off Thursday morning Video included

The World's Longest Yard Sale kicks off Thursday at sunrise. More>>

TBI, Tenn. Commission on Children and Youth to look into deaths at Dandridge juvenile facility

The Tennessee Department of Children's Services has now asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to look into the two recent deaths at Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge. More>>

Lebanon man pleads guilty to explosion that killed in-laws Video included


Richard Parker, 49, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to murdering his wife’s parents, Jon and Marion Setzer, by delivering a package that exploded at their Lebanon home. More>>

UT Medical Center prepares for Ebola virus Video included

As Americans infected with the Ebola virus get treatment in Atlanta, staff at UT Medical Center are working to make sure they're prepared, just in case the virus ever lands here.   More>>

22-month-old girl dies a day after being run over in Kentucky

A 22-month-old Kentucky girl has died, one day after being run over by a driver who did not see her in the road.

NC parents charged after 4-week-old baby dies after being left in hot car


Parents of a 4-week-old infant have been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse after the child was left in a hot car.It happened July 27 and Sherrie Tiesha Clay and Shakee Duquan Robinson were arrested Monday by Statesville Police. A police statement indicates the child was left in the hot car for about two hours after he was found by his aunt. The child was rushed to an area hospital and died the next day.Police say the couple's remaining children were pla... More>>

Man leaves over $160K to Metro Animal Control upon death


A self-professed "cat person" who died last year left over $160,000 to Metro Animal Control. Metro Council is scheduled to vote on accepting the unrestricted donation Tuesday. More>>

SC girl died in crash a week after 14th birthday and exactly 9 years after brother

Hannah in a photo from Dunbar Funeral Home Hannah in a photo from Dunbar Funeral Home

Funeral plans have been set for a South Carolina teen girl who died in a car crash just a week after her 14th birthday. Hannah Faith Bickley, age 14, of Chapin SC, died on Thursday in a crash near Charleston -- also exactly 9 years after another tragedy hit her family. More>>

Plane diverted to Nashville due to disruptive, violent passenger Video included

According to police, 55-year-old Mary Lentz, of New Mexico, ran toward the plane's cockpit and punched a flight attendant in the stomach. More>>

Young Buck's manager shot at Nashville night club

The manager and bodyguard of a Nashville rapper was shot three times Sunday morning at a club on Murfreesboro Pike. More>>

NC concertgoer among 2 dead from apparent overdoses


A second concertgoer has died from a suspected drug overdose at a Columbia concert. A 17-year-old boy from Virginia was taken to the hospital following the "Mad Decent Block Party" at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Authorities are still waiting on autopsy and toxicology results from the medical examiner's office to confirm the exact cause of death.20-year-old Tyler Viscardi of Greenville, North Carolina also died and at ... More>>

SLED: 136 mentally ill in SC denied gun purchases


State agents say 136 people have been stopped from buying guns in South Carolina because a background check showed they had been ruled mentally incompetent by a court.The State Law Enforcement Division told The Post and Courier of Charleston that its agents have also revoked 132 concealed weapons permits from people ruled mentally incompetent.A state law passed last year requires probate courts to report all cases whe... More>>

Driver runs over former landlord in Whitley County

A Maryville woman was killed in a single vehicle accident on Rocky Branch Road early Monday A Maryville woman was killed in a single vehicle accident on Rocky Branch Road early Monday

Deputies in Whitley County, Kentucky are asking for your help in finding the person responsible for fleeing the scene after intentionally running down a pedestrian. More>>

Gatlinburg woman creates not only soap company, but jobs for the community Video included

Cindy Heinemann describes herself as determined. She started Misty Mountain Soap Company in her kitchen 10 years ago. Her goal then was to feed her family and make a quality product, but she also accomplished something else. She created jobs.


Pelicans GM undergoes prostate exam during game to raise awareness Video included


Early Friday morning, the front office staff of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans challenged their Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the team's Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 24. Milovich accepted the challenge but only if the Fierce Fallon Facebook Page reached 10,000 'Likes' by Thursday at midnight.The Fierce Fallon Facebook Page belongs to Carolina Forest 10-year old Fallon Emer... More>>

How would you deal with facing an amputation in your early 20s? One Virginia man decided to take his left foot on one last round of adventures, and his sister used social media to brag on him. More>>

'Missing' NC woman and husband now in custody facing charges

Amy and Paul Arrington Amy and Paul Arrington

Amy Arrington, the woman who supposedly went " missing" in the ocean Saturday, July 5, is now in custody. Pat Dowling, spokesperson for North Myrtle Beach, said she turned herself into authorities in Charlotte. First responders in North Myrtle Beach spent hours searching for Arrington, 42, from Gastonia, North Carolina, after her husband Paul, told police she went in the water in the area of 24th Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard, and didn't resurface. More>>

NC mom high on Oxycodone sentenced in crash that killed 6-year-old daughter

Amber Sandvig (left), Alana Sandvig (right) Amber Sandvig (left), Alana Sandvig (right)

NEW BERN, N.C. - A New Bern woman pleaded guilty for a DWI crash that killed her 6-year-old daughter. Amber Sandvig made the plea in court Monday afternoon. Her 6-year-old daughter, Alanna, died last year when Sandvig was high on drugs and crashed her car with her two children in the backseat.Her two-year-old son, Blaze, was seriously injured. Police also found drug paraphernalia in her car including syringes, a needle, and spoon.Lab results found Oxycodone in Sandvig's system. She was sente... More>>

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