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Investigation continues into deadly McEwen explosion Video included

Investigators will be spending all day Friday on the scene of a deadly explosion that happened at an ammunition plant in McEwen. More>>

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Hit-and-run reported in south Nashville

Officials say a pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on Nolensville Pike in south Nashville. More>>

Father, son among 4 people shot in Edgehill Video included

Four people were shot, including a 4-year-old child, Thursday night in the Edgehill area. Officers just happened to be in the area and ran over after hearing the shots around 9 p.m. More>>

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12


An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured. More>>

Fire destroys Shelbyville family's home


A Shelbyville family is picking up the pieces after a huge fire destroyed their home overnight. More>>

Arrest warrant issued for man accused in uncle's beating death


An arrest warrant for criminal homicide has been issued against a man with psychological issues who is accused of killing his uncle. More>>

Gallatin police issue warning about scam


Police in Gallatin have issued a warning to the public after receiving several reports about a phone scam. More>>

Groups urge Gov. Haslam to veto prenatal drug use bill


A bill is headed for the governor's desk in Tennessee that would allow for a woman to be prosecuted if she illegally takes drugs while pregnant and the child is harmed. More>>

Man's body found under deck at Knoxville home


Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found underneath a deck behind a Knoxville home. More>>

Vanderbilt officials respond after reports of four rapes this year Video included

Accusations of a so-called rape culture at Vanderbilt University are unfolding online after more disturbing allegations. More>>

Man says he was shot while defending himself from robbers

A man was shot after he says two men approached him and demanded money. The shooting happened on the 2700 block of Herman Street on Thursday night. More>>

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain


Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. More>>


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Tennessee arts programs get nearly $1M in support


Tennessee arts organizations are receiving more than $995,000 in the National Endowment for the Arts' latest round of giving. More>>

Gallatin man severely burned after candles ignite house fire Video included

A man was burned on more than half his body after knocking over candles while asleep, catching a Gallatin house on fire Thursday evening. More>>

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion Video included

Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight." More>>

Virgin Hotels opening location in Nashville Video included


Virgin Hotels has announced it will be opening a new hotel in Music City. The 240-room hotel is expected to open in 2016 with the address of One Music Row. More>>

Decorated veteran receives brand new Arrington home Video included


For a veteran who has faced his share of challenges, a new home is a dream come true. After flying more than 140 combat missions, suffering PTSD and then a brain tumor, the new house is just what the doctor ordered. More>>

Bill makes changes to State Textbook Commission Video included


Legislation that makes changes to the process for selecting books for public schools is headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. More>>

TN Senate backs off on meth bill, adopts weaker limit Video included


The Senate has backed down in its standoff with the House over Gov. Bill Haslam's bill to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine. More>>

Girl improving month after being struck by car in Lawrence Co. Video included


A month after a little girl with Down syndrome chased a ball onto a highway right into the path of an oncoming car, she is getting a special gift. More>>

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  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:51:28 GMT
    A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are...More >>
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.More >>
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:32 GMT
    An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.More >>
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.More >>
  • Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:41:38 GMT
    Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.More >>
    Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's...More >>
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