Debra Dolan, WTVM News Leader 9

Debra Dolan

WTVM News Leader 9

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Recent articles by Debra:

Verizon customers: Your cellphone bill is about to get more expensive

Consumers will see their cellphone bills increase as companies look for ways to fight inflation. → Read More

2 children admitted to Tennessee hospital due to nationwide formula shortage

Officials say both children are in stable condition at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Tennessee, but they both have special medical needs and the normal formula they use is out. → Read More

Elementary school accidentally sells roses with thongs for Mother’s Day, reports say

At least one mom who was given the rose from her child posted a video about the gift on Facebook. → Read More

WATCH: Man cuts grass before stealing lawn mower, police say

The video shows him cutting the homeowner’s front and back yard before running away when officers arrived. → Read More

Body found inside barrel at a Las Vegas lake may have been there for decades

Police in Las Vegas say a body found in a barrel at Lake Mead over the weekend could have been there for several decades. → Read More

Seismograph records earthquake in Tiger Stadium during Garth Brooks concert at LSU

A seismograph at Louisiana State University reportedly recorded a small earthquake at Tiger Stadium Saturday night. → Read More

Lemonade lawsuit: Man claims Kraft Heinz Foods is skimping on powder drink mixes

A lawsuit has been filed against Kraft Heinz Foods, claiming the company is misleading customers about the amount of lemonade its powder drink mixes can make. → Read More

Mexican Pizza will return to Taco Bell in May

After months of rumors about the item’s potential return, Taco Bell has confirmed it will return to the menu in mid-May. → Read More

1-year-old needs 3 doses of Narcan after ingesting fentanyl, mother charged

Paramedics gave the little boy two doses of Narcan and rushed him to the hospital where he was given a third dose. → Read More

Newborn safely surrendered in a Safe Haven Baby Box

The Safe Haven Baby Box at the Carmel Fire Department is set up in a way that provides complete anonymity to the person who is leaving the baby. → Read More

Woman celebrates 108th birthday, shares her secret to longevity

Carmen Slough celebrated her 108th birthday this week with friends and family. → Read More

Missing Indiana couple found in Nevada desert; man dead, wife hospitalized, family says

The couple left Oregon on March 26 and were headed to Tucson, Arizona. Their daughter, Jennifer Whaley, says all contact with her parents ceased over a week ago – all cell phone pings stopped March 27. → Read More

Family gives update on woman mauled by dogs, says ‘prayers are working’

Family members said she was fully awake Monday and was told about the injuries to her arms. → Read More

Caregivers charged in death of a patient who was beaten with a board

The owner and a caregiver of an adult home facility in Tennessee have been indicted for an abusive death of a patient. → Read More

Assistant principal fired after reading children’s book to class

An assistant principal in Mississippi said he had read "I Need a New Butt!" at previous school districts before and never heard any pushback or complaints. → Read More

Gas prices rise more than 46 cents in a week, near all-time high

This is the 10th week in a row that the price of fuel has increased. → Read More

Stoli Group announces major rebrand of vodka

Stoli Group announced a major rebrand of its vodka in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Woman accused of gruesome murder had interest in Jeffrey Dahmer, journalist says

Dahmer killed and dismembered 17 men or boys in Ohio and Wisconsin between 1978 and 1991. → Read More

On-duty police officer accused of selling cocaine from patrol car, DEA says

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Kevin Rodriguez, 33 with the Raleigh Police Department, allegedly met with a confidential source for a drug exchange on Jan. 24, 2022. → Read More

Baby girl born at 2:22 on 2-22-2022

A pair of new parents in North Carolina will have an easy time remembering when their baby girl was born. → Read More