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Tennessee recognized as best in combating human trafficking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee is fighting hard against the terror of human trafficking, and state law enforcement are seeing results in the battle against the vicious cycle of slavery. 350 more words


TBI issues warning after finding cocaine laced with fentanyl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a public alert after the agency discovered cocaine laced with fentanyl.

“The dangers of fentanyl cannot be understated. 433 more words


Church summit aims to steer kids away from guns and violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Kids and guns and violence are a dangerous mix that a North Nashville church aims to help stop.

With youngsters, parents and law enforcement in attendance, Schrader Lane Church of Christ held its second summit today looking for answers to the violence. 363 more words


TBI: Suspect shot after pulling gun on Tennessee police dispatcher

JELLICO, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is taking the lead in an officer-involved shooting in the eastern part of the state.

According to a release, a dispatcher with the Jellico Police Department was on duty early Thursday morning when a lone man walked in and brandished a weapon. 92 more words


TBI investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Hickman County

HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is taking the lead in a fatal shooting case involving a Tennessee police officer.

Authorities said a Dickson Police Department officer spotted a stolen vehicle around noon on Sunday, but the driver, Kyle Lankford, refused to stop, leading law enforcement on a chase into Hickman County. 109 more words


Deputies will not face charges in Cordova man's death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Shelby County deputies will not be charged in the death of a 46-year-old Cordova man.

Edmond Otis Studdard was shot in July 2016 after he threatened the law enforcement officers with a knife in the 1100 block of Big Orange Cove, the District Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday. 177 more words


Missing Tennessee 10-year-old found safe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The statewide Amber Alert for 10-year-old Yazmin Linares Medina from Cleveland, Tennessee has been canceled after she was found safe Friday afternoon. 102 more words