A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in Jackson for the retrial of one of the defendants in the torture-slayings of a young Knoxville couple.
According to The Jackson Sun, the trial of Vanessa Coleman of Lebanon, Ky., is scheduled to start in Knoxville on Tuesday. Authorities say jurors are being selected from a pool in Madison County because of the publicity the case has received in East Tennessee.
Coleman is being retried in the January 2007 killing of Channon Christian. Coleman does not face charges in the killing of Christian's boyfriend, Christopher Newsom.
Coleman and three men were earlier convicted in separate trials, but the judge that presided has resigned and been disbarred because of pill abuse while he was on the bench.
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