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Tennessee deputy dies after single-vehicle crash

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy has died from injuries suffered in a single-car crash.
2 weeks ago
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Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized in Nashville after stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A publicist says country music legend Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke.
3 weeks ago
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4 cases of mumps reported in Memphis area since March

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Health officials say four cases of mumps have been identified in the Memphis area since March. Shelby County Health Department Director Alisa Haushalter said Thursday that it is not unexpected to have mumps cases in the area, with outbreaks taking place in neighboring states. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]
3 weeks ago
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Tennessee House OKs tightened amusement park safety rules

In September, eight people were hospitalized after a ride shut down at the Delta Fair in Memphis.
3 weeks ago
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Justin Timberlake display at Memphis Music Hall of Fame

  MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WDEF) – If you’re a Justin Timberlake fan, you should check out the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. The hall of fame, along with the Rock-N-Soul Museum, began installing new memorabilia this week. The display includes specific items from Timberlake’s “20-20 Experience” World Tour. It showcases Timberlake’s tuxedos, a set list, and much […]
3 weeks ago
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New TBI stats on hate crimes and violence against law enforcement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two reports on Thursday, dealing with statistics on hate crimes and crimes against law enforcement. The numbers come from local jurisdictions through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). The highlights from ‘Tennessee Hate Crime 2016’: • Overall, the number of offenses in which the […]
3 weeks ago
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Haslam signs bill to increase penalties for targeting police

The law creates a new sentence enhancement for the targeting of officers.
3 weeks ago
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Tennessee Legislature passes sexting law

By SHEILA BURKE Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that would allow minors who send sexually explicit photos of themselves to others to face far less serious consequences than they do now. Under current law, juveniles who email or text explicit photos can be charged with sexual exploitation […]
3 weeks ago
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The Latest: Tennessee House OKs metal detector bill for local gun bans

Bill aims to make local governments pay a price for gun bans
3 weeks ago
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Trinity Quinn and Daniel Clark are both under arrest for clerk shooting last night

"Both Clark and Quinn are homicide suspects. They are both under investigation."