Parents meeting about 2 possible school closings

Parents meeting about 2 possible school closings Monday night, parents in Hawkins County, and some county commissioners, are meeting about the possibility two schools might close. Source: Local News Click to read more.

Chief Academic Officer Jay Steele leaving Metro Schools

Chief Academic Officer Jay Steele leaving Metro Schools NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Chief Academic Officer Jay Steele announced Monday he is leaving his position with Metro Nashville Public Schools. Steele’s last day with the school system will be Friday. According to a release, he is taking a position with an…

$5s that look like $100s and other creative local counterfeit scams

$5s that look like $100s and other creative local counterfeit scams Lots of money is changing hands with holiday shopping, but be careful and make sure it is real.  Counterfeit bills are popping up in all corners of our area.  Police in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia say criminals are…

Tennessee Attorney General: State cannot refuse refugees

Tennessee Attorney General: State cannot refuse refugees NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Attorney General has released an opinion saying the state cannot refuse to accept people the federal government has admitted to the country as refugees. The opinion was requested by State Representatives John Ray Clemmons, Jason Powell and…

Collegedale Rite Aid robbery suspect sought

Collegedale Rite Aid robbery suspect sought Collegedale, TN (WDEF) – Collegedale Police hope you’ll be able to identify this armed robbery suspect who threatened to blow a bomb. Witnesses told police he came in to the Rite Aid on Apison Pike Monday afternoon. At first, he asked about back braces,…

TBI, Madisonville Police searching for abducted 7-year-old girl

TBI, Madisonville Police searching for abducted 7-year-old girl Mackenzie Kristine Ward was taken from Madisonville Primary school around 7:45 a.m. by 27-year-old Tanna Kristine Summers. They left in a Mazda 3 hatchback. Source: WVLT – Home – Headlines Click to read more.

Chicago officer accused of murdering black teen posts bond

Chicago officer accused of murdering black teen posts bond CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local): 5:20 p.m.…

Info on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach

Info on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach NEW YORK (AP) — Kid’s technology maker VTech says the personal information of about 5 million of its customers and their children may have been stolen by hackers. The Hong Kong-based company disclosed the breach of a customer database…

Fines going up for those who don't wear seat belts in Tennessee

Fines going up for those who don't wear seat belts in Tennessee Fines for not wearing seat beats in Tennessee will more than double at the beginning of next year. Source: Local News Click to read more.

Blue Angels preparing for air show

Blue Angels preparing for air show The last time East Tennessee held an air show was back in 2000 — More than 15 years ago. Now the United States Navy’s bringing the Blue Angels back to Rocky Top. Source: WVLT – Home – Headlines Click to read more.