MEMPHIS, Tenn (AP/WMOT) — The sick, elderly, or those who don't have an air conditioner are being urged to take special precautions as temperatures approach 100 degrees and the risk of heat-related deaths rises.
The National Weather Service says temperatures will climb into the triple-digits by Thursday in much of the state. Forecasters say in an advisory that it will feel like a "pressure cooker" here in the Mid-State by Friday.
Middle Tennessee Medical Center ER Doc Kevin Beier suggests when it’s time to seek medical care.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (NELSON) -- A new federal study shows that about one Tennessee teen in ten reports being the victim of dating violence.
According to a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 9 percent of high school students have been purposefully hit, slapped, or physically hurt while in a relationship.
Surprisingly, male teens report abuse nearly as often as female students. However, the female population’s domestic violence rate is slightly higher at 10.1 percent. For Tennessee males the rate is 8.7 percent.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Syrian-American community here in Middle Tennessee is following the fighting in Syria closely.
NATO will hold emergency talks tomorrow to discuss Syria's downing of a Turkish jet fighter on Friday, but the alliance isn’t expected to take military action even if it finds Syria at fault.
Meanwhile the killing continues. Some 40 people were reported killed in Syria yesterday in new clashes between rebels and government troops. Opposition activists say the conflict has killed 14,000 people, mostly civilians, over the past 15 months.