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 2021-03-28 22:37 

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US lawmakers decry violence against Asians in Georgia visit...

ATLANTA (AP) — Members of Congress laid flowers Sunday at the three massage businesses in Georgia where a gunman killed eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, and demanded that prosecutors charge the suspect with a hate crime. The congres...

 2021-03-28 20:35 

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Hawkins County woman saves four children and driver from high flood waters...

The Hawkins County Emergency Management shared these pictures of flooded roads and a few areas with mud on the roads. They report numerous roads flooded across the area Sunday morning and advise against travel if at all possible until the water recedes. F...

 2021-03-28 19:44 

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4 dead after record rains cause flash flooding in Tennessee...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Heavy rains across Tennessee flooded homes and roads, prompting officials to rescue dozens of people from houses, apartments and vehicles. Metro Police said four bodies were found in the aftermath. A car is seen submerged o...

 2021-03-28 18:22 

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High demand for Johnson & Johnson vaccine at event hosted by Southern Adventist University...

500 people had the opportunity to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Collegedale on Sunday, per appointment. Southern Adventist University held a drive-through event, in partnership with the Health Department. J&J has the appeal of a one-and-done shot, ...

 2021-03-28 11:46 

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Under flood watch some East Ridge residents stay safe; Others look for a rush...

Right now parts of our area are in a flood watch into tomorrow evening. As we near flood stage we went out to West and South Chickamauga creek to check out the damage. But ran into some river rafters looking for their next adrenaline rush. Showers and sto...

 2021-03-28 10:49 

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Neighbor finds, returns lost keys of Nashville flooding victim he saw on the news...

One man who was wading through flood waters in search of his car keys had them returned by a neighbor who saw him on the news. When FOX 17 News Reporter Justin McFarland caught up with Michael Harvell he was searching for his keys in a couple feet of floo...

 2021-03-28 10:33 

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Dozens rescued from homes along Harpeth River during flooding, 8 homes struck by lightning...

Dozens of people were rescued from their homes as the Harpeth River rose with flash flooding Saturday. Brentwood officials said residents becomes trapped in about 12 to 15 homes alongHarpeth River Drive, prompting swift water rescues. Eight of those peopl...

 2021-03-27 23:57 

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Severe storm with large hail damages Jonesborough homes...

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WCYB)— It looks and feels eerie in the area of Mockingbird Place in Jonesborough, just ten minutes away from downtown. Locals describe what happened Saturday as intense and unexpected. Neighbors face thousands of dollars worth o...

 2021-03-27 18:29 

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2 killed, 8 injured in Virginia Beach shootings...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (SBG) — Two people were killed and eight others were injured in shootings late Friday night in Virginia Beach. Eight people were taken to the hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds where their conditions ranged from serious to...

 2021-03-27 16:32 

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Chattanooga man charged with second degree murder for drug overdose death...

Chattanooga Police arrested a man in connection to a drug overdose death that happened on March 11th. According to a press release, Lafredrick Sails is facing a second degree murder charge for the death of 18-year-old Melton Brown. CPD saysNarcotics Inves...

 2021-03-27 15:10 

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Chattanooga firefighters work high rise fire at Patten Towers downtown Saturday...

Chattanooga firefighters are working a high rise fire at Patten Towers in downtown Saturday morning. It's not clear how the fire started at this time. Patten Towers is a low-income apartment complex for senior citizens. We have a crew on the way to sc...

 2021-03-27 14:25 

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Murray County jury convicts man of meth-related charges...

A Murray County jury deliberated for less than an hour and came back with a guilty verdict for 36-year-old Mark Allen Newton Friday. According to a press release from District Attorney Bert Poston, Newton was originally arrested on April 10, 2019 when off...

 2021-03-27 13:15 

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Weather Alert through Sunday morning...

Weather Forecast Prepared Saturday, March 27th, 2021Weather Alert this Weekend. A few periods of showers and storms are likely during the day and night on Saturday. A few warnings could be issued. We will have some breaks. Highs in the mid 70s. SUNDAY AM ...

 2021-03-27 04:27 

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UK variant becomes dominant strain in Hamilton County, as mask mandate decision nears...

More than a third of the American adult population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But there's a roadblock in the path out of the pandemic: highly contagious variants. Caption: Eric Price reports. In our area, the UK variant of...

 2021-03-27 03:29 

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Harrison man charged in woman's boating death on Chickamauga Lake...

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) officers have arrested a Harrison man, charging him in the death of a woman on Chickamauga Lake earlier this year. On Friday, January 15, the TWRA says Michael Smith, Theresa Parker, and another woman were in a c...

 2021-03-27 00:27 

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NWS confirms tornadoes touched down in Smyrna, Nashville Superspeedway areas on Thursday...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two additional tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee on Thursday. In Smyrna, an EF-1 tornado was confirmed with 95 mph winds. In the Gladeville/Nashville Superspeedway area, t...

 2021-03-26 23:46 

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Alabama, Georgia, pick up the pieces after deadly tornadoes...

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Chainsaws buzzed through fallen trees, stunned residents dug in the rubble that had been their homes, and neighbors rushed in to help on Friday after multiple tornadoes ripped a path of devastation across the Deep South. At least ...

 2021-03-26 23:40 

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Georgia voting advocates criticize new election law; how will it affect local elections?...

Georgia is the first battleground state to set new voting restrictions following the 2020 Presidential Election. Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill Thursday that places significant restrictions on voting practices, including new limits and requirements for...

 2021-03-26 23:16 

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Weather Alert this weekend; multiple rounds possible...

The last thing we need is more to worry about. Yes, I hope it too doesn't pan out. But once again we need to prepare. This time, the tornado risk is not as high, but hail and winds could be an issue. The Storm Prediction Center has placed our area in ...

 2021-03-26 22:07 

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Tenn. gov signs bill banning transgender athletes, says it'll 'ensure fair competition'...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee posted on Twitter Friday stating he has signed a bill prohibiting transgender children from participating in sports other than with those of their biological sex. SB22 / HB3 passed the House on Monday and was sent to the governor&#...

 2021-03-26 22:07 

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Tenn. gov signs bill banning transgender athletes, says it'll 'ensure fair competition'...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee posted on Twitter Friday stating he has signed a bill prohibiting transgender children from participating in sports other than with those of their biological sex. SB22 / HB3 passed the House on Monda...

 2021-03-26 18:18 

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Pair charged after TBI agents find 28 pounds of meth in South Nashville hotel rooms...

Two people are charged after Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents said they discovered about 28 pounds of methamphetamine during a search warrant in two South Nashville hotel rooms. Jose Caraveo, 22, and Georgina Gonzalez Pizano, 23, are charged with ...

 2021-03-26 17:19 

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Attorney for Georgia lawmaker calls charges 'overreach'...

ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney for a Georgia lawmaker who was charged with two felonies after knocking on the door to the governor's private office said authorities overreached in the case, which unfolded while the governor spoke on live television ...

 2021-03-26 17:09 

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Mama mia! Chattanooga eatery Taco Mamacita sues restaurant chain with similar name...

What's in a name? For Chattanooga-based restaurant Taco Mamacita, everything. The eatery has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Chattanooga, claiming a restaurant franchise's name is a little too similar to its own. (Scroll down to read the lawsu...

 2021-03-26 15:56 

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Prolific car thief nicknamed "Little Houdini" pleads guilty in Chattanooga, sentenced soon...

A prolific car thief from Tennessee will soon be headed to prison, and learns on Friday how long he'll spend behind bars. Christopher Gay pleaded guilty in federal court in Chattanooga to wire fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property. We...

 2021-03-26 14:37 

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Weather service: At least 8 tornadoes hit Alabama...

A string of deadly tornadoes roared through Alabama on Thursday, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands, part of a broad swath of violent weather sweeping across the Deep South. At least five fatalities and an unknown number...

 2021-03-26 14:11 

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Gov. Lee's office confirms he will sign 'Evelyn's Law' once it reaches his desk...

UPDATE: Gov. Bill Lee plans to sign "Evelyn's Law" once it reaches his desk, press secretary Casey Black confirmed to News 5. We don't have an exact date on when the signing will be, but it should happen soon as the bill has passed in both...

 2021-03-26 13:56 

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High school seniors land book logo contest with North Georgia publishing company...
 2021-03-26 13:50 

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Tornado captured on video as it roars across Shelby County...

Larry Posey captured a dangerous and destructive tornado on video as it roared across Shelby County on Thursday. SEE ALSO: Your images of severe weather Thursday in central Alabama. The video, taken in Columbiana clearly shows the twister pushing through ...

 2021-03-26 13:39 

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Report: Longtime Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling moving to Tennessee...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is moving his family to Nashville according to a new report. During an interview with the Boston Globe, the longtime Boston resident said his experience there hasn't been "real pleasa...

 2021-03-26 13:15 

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'April's Law' Tennessee House passes bill to make sexual abuse of a corpse a felony...

A Tennessee bill that would make sexual abuse of a corpse a felony in the state has passed in the House of Representatives. "April's Law," HB0012/SB0951, was introduced by Rep. G. A. Hardaway and Sen. Sara Kyle, both D-Memphis, and would clari...

 2021-03-26 12:46 

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Interview: Chattanooga Church to give away food boxes this Sunday...
 2021-03-26 12:09 

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VIDEO: Possible tornado touches down in Waynesboro...

Video shows a possible tornado touching down in Waynesboro Thursday night. Video from Tennessee Valley Weather's downtown camera shows what appears to be a tornado ripping through the area. Photos shared from Tennessee River Valley News show multiple ...

 2021-03-26 10:40 

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Chattanooga woman with autoimmune disease reunites with sisters after a year...

A Chattanooga woman and her two sisters, all who live an autoimmune disease had a memorable moment on Thursday more than a year in the making. Jan Trousdale drove up to Knoxville with her sister Pam to meet their other sister Donna. All three are now vacc...

 2021-03-26 10:40 

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Happy tears: Chattanooga woman with autoimmune disease reunites with sisters after a year...

A Chattanooga woman and her two sisters, all who live an autoimmune disease had a memorable moment on Thursday more than a year in the making. Jan Trousdale drove up to Knoxville with her sister Pam to meet their other sister Donna. All three are now vacc...

 2021-03-26 04:21 

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Walker County residents seek shelter in preparation of overnight storm...

Many in our viewing area and surrounding counties were looking for shelter, as heavy rain and storms moved through our area Thursday night. We got a look inside the Walker County Civic Center and spoke with those seeking shelter, as well as staff preparin...

 2021-03-26 02:18 

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Chattanooga firefighters rescue man from vehicle after I-75 crash...

Chattanooga firefighters had to remove a vehicle's roof to get a man out after a crash Thursday evening. Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) spokesperson Lindsey Rogers says it happened on Interstate 75 southbound just past the split. The fire departmen...

 2021-03-25 23:52 

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Murfreesboro City legal department investigating firefighter's disparaging Facebook post...

FOX 17 News' Harriet Wallace continues her investigation into a racially insensitive Facebook post made by Murfreesboro firefighter Joe Pennington. The post was made Tuesday evening on Pennington's personal page, where he wrote "We lowered the...

 2021-03-25 23:44 

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Ooltewah mobile home residents brace themselves for threat of severe weather...

Ooltewah's Auburn Hills mobile home park felt the brunt of last year's devastating Easter tornadoes. With continuing potential for severe weather throughout the day Thursday, many residents have been preparing for the threat of what could come. Ac...

 2021-03-25 23:23 

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House blown off foundation in Nashville during severe weather...

Reports of damage from severe weather continue to flood into the FOX 17 newsroom. The Nashville Fire Department is assessing a house that was blown off its foundation Thursdayon Fairfield Avenue and Cannon Street. NFD's K-9 unit remains at the scene t...

 2021-03-25 22:52 

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With Easter tornadoes top of mind, Holly Hills neighborhood prepares for severe weather...

As people in the Holly Hills neighborhood prepare their homes for possible storms tonight, Will Smith doesn't have a home in the neighborhood to return to. Instead he made the trip to lay tarp and safeguard this 1976 red truck. "Since the windshie...

 2021-03-25 22:47 

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs GOP election bill amid outcry...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and gives the legislature greater control over how elections are run. Dem...

 2021-03-25 22:47 

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs GOP election bill amid outcry...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and gives the legislature greater control over how elections are run. Dem...

 2021-03-25 22:41 

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PHOTOS: Fallen trees, hail reported as severe weather sweeps across Middle Tennessee...

Downed power lines, fallen trees, and golf-ball size hail were reported across Middle Tennessee on Thursday as severe weather swept through the Midstate. Parts of southern Davidson, Maury, Williamson counties remain under a Tornado Watch until 11 p. m. Ge...

 2021-03-25 22:29 

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Multiple people confirmed dead following Alabama tornadoes...

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (WBMA) — Five people have been confirmed dead in the town of Ohatchee, Alabama following a likely tornado Thursday afternoon. Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said more fatalities are likely and two other injuries have been r...

 2021-03-25 21:42 

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Lawmakers hope 'Evelyn's Law' will give police another tool to protect children...

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn--The Tennessee House unanimously passed Evelyn Boswell's Law 91-0 on Thursday. The bill is now headed to the desk of Governor Bill Lee. The legislation passed the state Senate earlier this week. "It won't make a differenc...

 2021-03-25 21:39 

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Three people confirmed dead following possible tornado in Ohatchee...

Three people have been confirmed dead in the town of Ohatchee in Calhoun County following a likely tornado Thursday afternoon. Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said more fatalities are likely and two other injuries have been reported. SEE ALSO:The Weat...

 2021-03-25 21:37 

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Blood Assurance in urgent need of O blood Thursday evening...

Blood Assurance says it's in urgent need of blood. Right now, they have no O-positive blood and are in critical need of O-negative. Marketing Coordinator Caitlyn Mantooth said in an email, "If anyone experiences a significant trauma tonight there ...

 2021-03-25 19:58 

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Tornado causes damage in Alabama; more twisters forecast...

Authorities reported major tornado damage Thursday south of Birmingham as strong storms moved through the state. The governor issued an emergency declaration as meteorologists warned that more twisters were likely on their way. No injuries were immediatel...

 2021-03-25 19:11 

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene agrees not to block critics from Twitter account...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U. S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and a Los Angeles-based political action committee have reached a settlement that bars the Georgia Republican from blocking anyone from her public Twitter account or other social media while she&#...

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