Rutherford County, TNWKRN

North Carolina woman charged with sex crimes involving Rutherford County teen

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A North Carolina woman has been charged with sex crimes involving a 15-year-old from Rutherford County whom she met online. The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office says 45-year-old Christie Wighton of Catawba, North Carolina was charged with felony solicitation of a minor to observe sexual conduct, especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor.
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Nashville, TNWKRN

Video shows back-to-back ‘explosions’ in East Nashville neighborhood

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Residents of an East Nashville neighborhood say they woke up to an explosive bang in the wee hours of Saturday and Monday mornings. “Kinda like a sonic boom kind of thing,” said Stephanie Roth, who lives in McFerrin Park. “I’m jolted awake which is incredibly disruptive and disturbing. Not knowing immediately at the time what it is… whether it’s a weapon of some kind or fireworks.”
Dickson County, TNWKRN

Father found guilty of fatally stabbing son at Dickson apartment

DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter for the 2019 stabbing death of his 26-year-old son inside their Dickson apartment. The Dickson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office said a jury found Billy Clifft guilty of the charge Friday following a three-day trial. Dickson...
Nashville, TNWKRN

Man wounded after shooting in East Nashville neighborhood

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a man was shot in an East Nashville neighborhood Monday morning. Officers responded around 6:40 a.m. to a report of gunfire along Hanover Road near Thistlewood Avenue. Police said they determined several gunshots were fired during a “dispute” between people who...
Kentucky StateWKRN

Police search for woman wanted in connection to murder in Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, KY (WKRN) – The Bowling Green Police Department (BGPD) is searching for a woman wanted in connection to a murder over the weekend. According to a post on the BGPD Facebook page, Alison Hargis is wanted in connection to a murder in the 300 block of Cherry Street on Saturday around 10:25 a.m. When crews arrived, they found a male subject, later identified as Phillip Stewart, laying unresponsive on the ground.
Rutherford County, TNWKRN

Pilot injured after plane crashes in Rutherford County

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A pilot has been transported to a hospital after a small plane crashed in a Rutherford County Monday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration said a single-engine Cessna 140 crashed in a field just before 9 a.m. after striking power lines approximately half a mile north of Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.
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High Speed Police Chase Leads To Airborne Car Narrowly Missing Gas Pumps

A high speed police chase in East Tennessee nearly ended with an airborne car crashing into gas pumps. According to WKRN, the chase began around midnight on Friday (July 23) in Ashland City after an officer monitoring radar checks registered a car driving 70 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 12. The officer began chasing the car, which then signaled multiple times that it would pull over. Instead, police said the bar began driving recklessly near other vehicles, including passing cars in the break down lane.