Car drives off road, crashes into creek

Car drives off road, crashes into creek NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A single vehicle drove off of Brick Church Pike in north Nashville Sunday. The one-car accident ended up in a creek. It was reported that the driver was female who suffered minor injuries, and was transported to a nearby…

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Trouble Bioterrorism Experts

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Trouble Bioterrorism Experts One aspect of national security would be shortchanged in the president’s budget proposal: protecting against deadly pathogens, man-made or natural. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Flags reported missing from Johnson City-Washington Co. Veteran’s Memorial

Flags reported missing from Johnson City-Washington Co. Veteran’s Memorial JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – For the second time in three months, officials at the Johnson City-Washington County Veteran’s Memorial say they have once again been targeted by thieves. According  to Brenda Barnette, the Chairwoman of the Memorial Foundation, the American…

Giles County business, home a weekend storm casualty due to fire

Giles County business, home a weekend storm casualty due to fire GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Amid the overnight storm barrage on Sunday morning, around 3:25 a.m., the gun store Top Gun Arms was allegedly struck with lightning. A house adjacent to the store also suffered damage. Fire crews from…

Hundreds fill Jonesborough’s Visitors Center for Veterans Memorial Musical Concert

Hundreds fill Jonesborough’s Visitors Center for Veterans Memorial Musical Concert JONESBOROUGH, TN (WJHL) – Hundreds of people filled Jonesborough’s Visitors Center Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to those who lost their lives serving our country. Jonesborough’s Board of Mayor and Alderman and Veteran’s Affairs Committee hosted the Veterans Memorial Musical…

Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives.

Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives. The victims in Friday’s attack were an Army veteran, a recent college graduate and a poet who spoke out against anti-Muslim prejudice. Source: NYT > U.S. Click to read more.

West Knox County hit hard by storms

West Knox County hit hard by storms KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Straight line winds left a Memorial Day Weekend mess in East Tennessee. “This Choto road area was probably the worst hit on our system,” Shannon Littleton, General Manager of LCUB, said. “The high winds started immediately at 10:30. It was…

East Knoxville shooting leaves man with life threatening injuries

East Knoxville shooting leaves man with life threatening injuries KNOXVILLE (WATE) – One man is suffering from life-threatening injuries after a shooting in East Knoxville Sunday afternoon according to the Knoxville Police Department. KPD says the shooting occurred at approximately 5:17 p.m. at 1921 East 5th Avenue. The man was…

Tri-Cities attorney holding donation drive for veterans in need

Tri-Cities attorney holding donation drive for veterans in need KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – A Tri-Cities attorney is holding a donation drive for veterans in need in honor of Memorial Day. James Cook is collecting things like personal hygiene products, clothing and food to take to a veterans’ home in Johnson…

Man shot while riding bike in critical condition

Man shot while riding bike in critical condition A man is in critical condition after he was shot while riding his bike on Sunday afternoon.  Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.