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Smyrna Tennessee Police Standoff

Smyrna Tennessee Police Standoff

A man has barricaded himself into a Smyrna, Tennessee home, creating a standoff with local police after shooting one person. Reports say that the victim is injured, but no details about how seriously injured they are have been revealed. A SWAT team has been dispatched to the scene, which is in the area of Richmond […]

Teen, 17, Says Confession to Sexual Assault of Man, 69, Was Coerced

Teen, 17, Says Confession to Sexual Assault of Man, 69, Was Coerced

The 17-year-old boy who confessed to the rape of a 69-year-old man in North Chattanooga on Monday, Sept. 29, has recanted his confession and is denying any involvement in the alleged sexual assault. The teen’s family described his state of mind at his juvenile court hearing on Tuesday, Sept 30, as emotional. Sam Mairs, juvenile court […]

Holly Bobo Remains Have Been Found

Holly Bobo Remains Have Been Found

The remains of Holly Bobo have been found. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed today that the skull found in Decatur County does in fact belong to Holly Bobo, the 20-year-old nursing student who went missing in the year 2011. The skull was discovered on Sunday by two men. It was located 10 miles […]

In Tennessee, Seven Teenagers on the Run From Detention Center

In Tennessee, Seven Teenagers on the Run From Detention Center

In Nashville, Tennessee, at the present time, there are seven teenagers on the run  stated a spokesperson for the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center. There were around 30 teenagers who escaped out of the detention center by crawling beneath a fragile spot located in a fence late Monday evening. The teens, whose ages range from […]

Saying ‘Bless You’ After Sneeze Gets Teen Suspended

Saying ‘Bless You’ After Sneeze Gets Teen Suspended

A Tennessee teen was suspended for acknowledging her classmate’s sneeze by saying “bless you.” Dyer County High School is where Kendra Turner says a teacher has banned the use of these two commonly used words when someone sneezes. Other words are also banned in this classroom and are written on the chalk board, as shown […]

Drugs Are Whack: It Appears 26-Year-Old Mallory Loyola Did Not Get the Memo

Drugs Are Whack: It Appears 26-Year-Old Mallory Loyola Did Not Get the Memo

The late Whitney Houston made the saying “Drugs are whack” a memorable one, and while this saying is definitely true, it appears 26-year-old Mallory Loyola did not get the memo. Loyola is the first to be arrested in the state of Tennessee after her and her newborn baby tested positive for meth. Authorities were alerted […]

A Secret City: Oak Ridge Tennessee

A Secret City: Oak Ridge Tennessee

This weekend, Oak Ridge, Tennessee celebrated its 12th Annual Secret City Festival. Though not quite on the scale of Bonnaroo, Kix Brooks and Eddie Money are the headliners this year, the history behind the town is what makes this award winner such an interesting event. In the 1940’s Oak Ridge was built as a secret […]

Chikungunya Fever Spreading in Tennessee

Chikungunya Fever Spreading in Tennessee

People in Tennessee who have recently travelled to the Caribbean have possibly been exposed to and are spreading Chikungunya Fever, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. It is a mosquito-borne disease that is has been circulating around the Caribbean Islands over the past six months. Dr. James Crowe Jr., a Vanderbilt University professor and […]

Red Lobster Sued After ‘Racist’ Receipt Goes Viral

Red Lobster Sued After ‘Racist’ Receipt Goes Viral

A Tennessee man is suing Red Lobster and the waitress who serviced him for a total of $1 million. Devin Barnes has accused the chain and its server, 19-year-old Toni Christina Jenkins, for slandering his name after an alleged racist receipt went viral. Barnes and his wife visited a Red Lobster Restaurant in Franklin, Tennessee […]

Death by Electric Chair Is Making a Comeback

Death by Electric Chair Is Making a Comeback

For many years executions have been accomplished by lethal injection, abandoning the gruesome and traumatizing past of mandatory electric chair induced deaths. Though, with lethal injection drugs experiencing complications and shortages, states are considering other methods of killing death-row inmates. Firing squads have been contemplated, and Tennessee is reinstating its use of the controversial chair […]

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