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Earthquake felt in eastern Tennessee, Kentucky

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A small earthquake hit East Tennessee on Monday. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck near Fincastle, Tennessee in Campbell County. A USGS map showed it was felt around East Tennessee and southern…

1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at Memphis nightclub

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say a shooting at a Memphis nightclub has left one man dead and four others injured. News outlets report police responded to the shooting early Sunday at the Truth Night Bar. Police say…

US VP Pence honors Martin Luther King Jr. at church service

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a church service Sunday in Tennessee in remembrance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Pence attended the service at the Holy City Church of God in Memphis on Sunday,…

Free admission, voting information at Memphis museum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The National Civil Rights Museum will be providing free admission and information about voting and the upcoming U.S. Census during a celebration of The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum…

Tennessee lawmakers to begin 2020 legislative session

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers are poised to begin the 2020 legislative session, kicking off a busy next couple of months expected to be full of debates on criminal justice reform, abortion and other hot-button issues. GOP Gov. Bill…

One killed in officer-involved shooting in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a fatal shooting involving two Memphis Police Department officers Thursday. According to a news release, the incident occurred around 11:43 p.m. on the 3600 block of Hallbrook Street in the…

Police: Man held without bond in Tennessee bar stabbing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee man was being held without bond Thursday in the stabbing deaths of two men outside a Nashville bar, according to Nashville police. Michael Mosley, 23, was charged with two counts of criminal homicide and…

Tennessee Highway Patrol captain resigns following investigation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee Highway Patrol captain has resigned following an investigation into a relationship he had with a subordinate for several years. WTVC-TV reports that audio recordings obtained through a public records request show that Captain Jeffrey…

Blind homeless man beaten to death in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man is accused of beating a blind homeless man to death with a fire extinguisher near a Tennessee bus stop. News outlets report 32-year-old Brandon Brown has been charged with criminal homicide in the death…

Child fatally struck after Christmas parade

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a child has been fatally struck after a Christmas parade in Tennessee.  Police in Mount Juliet say the child was hit Saturday by a pickup truck that was towing a trailer in a…

Truck carrying M&Ms overturns on interstate

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee Department of Transportation official confirms a truck hauling about 35,000 pounds of M&M candies has overturned on a state highway.  News outlets report the semitrailer crashed on Interstate 40 near Knoxville early Friday morning.…

School buses crash, sending two dozen to the hospital

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say one school bus from Georgia rear-ended another during their field trip to Tennessee, sending more than two dozen people to hospitals. News outlets report 19 students and four adults were taken for evaluation to…

Tennessee woman 'cheerful' after stabbing husband

CLINTON, Tenn. (AP) - Sheriff’s deputies in Tennessee say they arrested a 71-year-old woman who was “cheerful and unfazed” after stabbing her napping husband in the chest. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday that deputies responded…

Remote clinic seeks volunteers for March event

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) -- A mobile clinic is coming to Alabama but organizers say volunteers are desperately needed to help. The Remote Area Medical clinic is set for March 27-29 at Gadsden City High School, The Gadsden Times reported. It’s…

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