Category Archives: Tennessee

What Ted Cruz Got Wrong About Nathan Bedford Forrest Day

A report from The Hill’s Justin Wise alerted us that over the weekend Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) fired-off a tweet denouncing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee (R) for signing a proclamation honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general and early Ku … Continue reading

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Macon County man injured by making bomb

MACON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) – The THP Bomb Squad and ATF are assisting the Macon County Sheriff’s Department in diffusing a confirmed pipe bomb that was located in the garage of a home on Rocky Mound Road. The incident began … Continue reading

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In sickness, and in health…..

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – A man was arrested after his wife was found in bed with a broken arm, significant bruises, and lying in her own filth. Police say they received a call to check the welfare of the home on … Continue reading

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Busy little tweeker, wasn’t he?

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – An investigation by the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of Timothy Eugene Raines, 37, of Springfield/Orlinda in relation to several aggravated burglaries in Robertson County, TN. MORE

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Just a good ol’ boy, never meaning no harm…

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities say a failed mayoral candidate who threatened his townspeople on social media has been convicted of making a pipe bomb. The U.S. attorney’s office in Jackson announced Thursday that Jonathan Edward White faces up … Continue reading

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Man, his day just kept getting worse and worse

WHITE HOUSE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A 32-year-old Antioch man is facing numerous charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash on I65 and accidentally shooting himself in the process, authorities say. According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Cranky, ain’t he?

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Metro Police have arrested a previously-convicted felon who they say went to a woman’s house, got into an argument with her and other people at the scene, and then proceeded to shoot at them and her car. … Continue reading

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Classy

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – A suspect has been arrested in an April incident where a dispute at a North Nashville funeral home led to a stabbing. According to arrest records, 30-year-old Talisa Anndrell Rollins is facing multiple charges including attempted first … Continue reading

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Nothing worse than a tweeker gator

Word to the wise: don’t flush your meth down the toilet. That’s the warning coming out of the Loretta Police Department in Tennessee after investigators said they caught someone “attempting to flush methamphetamine along with several items of paraphernalia” on … Continue reading

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Why, you poor picked on thing…

Bullying in jail has prompted a 15-year-old accused of killing a Mt. Juliet High School student to request a move to a new juvenile facility. Ethen Kain Vanderpool has pleaded not guilty after being charged with criminal homicide as an … Continue reading

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Tennessee, baby…..

Paula Cathey Smith is still catching big catfish, and now she’s making money at it. The Waverly resident, who landed 88- and 50-pound blue catfish earlier this year, was part of a three-person team that won the Tennessee River Catfish … Continue reading

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Dope fiends…

COCKE COUNTY, TN (WSMV) – Three adults from North Carolina are facing several charges after police found three children, crystal met, marijuana and cocaine in the back of a U-Haul on Interstate 40 in Cocke County. According to the Tennessee … Continue reading

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Tennessee man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after Destin trip

A Tennessee man died from a flesh-eating bacteria after a trip to Destin, Florida, according to his family. Cheryl Wiygul said her father, William Bennett of Memphis, began feeling ill less than 12 hours after visiting the beach. Soon afterwards, … Continue reading

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Puppy mill operators busted for animal cruelty

PUTNAM COUNTY, TN (WSMV) – Investigators in Putnam County have arrested two people on aggravated animal cruelty charges after they rescued 40 animals from a reported inhumane breeding enterprise. Police say 44-year-old Tara Neutzler and 53-year-old Donald Schoenthal, both of … Continue reading

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Gotta get it when you can

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – A 69-year-old man who was allegedly naked and pleasuring himself on Broadway Sunday night was taken into custody by Metro Police. MORE

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‘Teens’ who hid guns inside teddy bear face new charges

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Three of the five teenagers arrested for hiding guns inside a teddy bear in June are now in trouble for auto theft. According to police, Midtown Hills Precinct detectives charged five teens (three 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds) … Continue reading

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Scum – pure scum

SMYRNA, TN (WSMV) – Investigators with Smyrna Police Department are searching for a woman who they said stole a purse from an 83-year-old woman who was shopping at Bargain Hunt. MORE

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Can’t really say that I blame the kid

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a 13-year-old Clarksville boy charged with stabbing his brother told investigators he’d rather go to jail than spend 8 hours in the car with his sibling. MORE

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What, I’ve got lightning to worry about too?

BRENTWOOD, TN (WSMV) – Firefighters believed a lightning strike may have sparked a fire at an apartment in Brentwood on Sunday evening. MORE ***** Actually, I’ve seen some really close lightning strikes here. I’ve seen a couple tree hits not … Continue reading

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It took them FIVE months???!!!

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Metro Police, along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, announced Saturday four people have been arrested in relation to the unlawful blocking of Interstate 24 with vehicles on February 9. MORE ***** I’m not sure what amazes me … Continue reading

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