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Sheriff IDs mom, 4 kids killed in murder-suicide; asks what made her 'do this to her loved ones'

Law enforcement investigate the scene of a murder-suicide on Carters Creek Pike Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Columbia, Tenn. Four children and an adult woman were found dead in the home in an apparent murder suicide.


THS rolls to wins over Columbia Academy

Columbia Academy didn’t have enough players to field two full teams and Tullahoma took advantage as both the THS boys and girls bowling teams rolled to dominating road wins on Monday.On the boys side, Columbia Academy only had three players, forcing it to forfeit three matches in each of the three s

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2018-10-20 16:18:00

College Grove home on market for $1.5 million offers 18 acres with spectacular views

If you are looking for a home that has acreage and a rural setting, but also is stocked with modern conveniences, the home at 6852 Pulltight Hill in College Grove might be a win-win. With spectacular views, a saltwater pool and covered porches to help you enjoy it all, this home takes advantage of i

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-10-20 15:00:01

Calendar of Events: Week of Oct. 18

This year’s event seeks to raise $40,000 for improvements in the children’s sections at each of the six Williamson County Library System’s branches — Bethesda, College Grove, Fairview, Franklin, Leiper’s Fork and Nolensville. “Readers to Leaders” is the theme.


Spring Hill police looking to identify two suspects involved in scam at Walmart

The first suspect, an older black male who was seen riding an electric scooter, allegedly tried to confuse the cashier into returning more money to him than was owed. Another employee then approached the suspect according to police, when a second suspect, a black male appearing in his 20s, began to

SPRINGHILLHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-19 02:00:52

Racially threatening fliers discovered in Maury County neighborhood

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) - Dozens of racially threatening fliers found in Maury County are now in the hands of Columbia police. News 2 blurred out most of the writing on the flier due to the disturbing content. Police said they found them at 24 homes all within one neighborhood. "They had it in a

WKRN - 2018-10-18 22:51:20

Police release surveillance photos in fatal Antioch shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have released surveillance photos in connection with a fatal, early-morning shooting near an Antioch restaurant. The incident was reported at about 3 a.m. near Cane Ridge Road and Bell Road. Metro Nashville police officials said there was some sort of altercation that happ

WTVF - 2018-10-19 19:12:49

Mother and 4 children found dead in apparent murder suicide in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) - Police are investigating after a woman and four of her children were found dead in Columbia Monday night.Authorities responded to the call on Carters Creek Pike just after 6 p.m. According to Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper, five are confirmed dead. He said it a


John Oates of Hall and Oates performs in Spring Hill in support of congressional candidate Justin Kanew

John Oates, of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall and Oates, performed live at the UAW Hall in Spring Hill Thursday during a fundraising event for Democratic congressional candidate Justin Kanew.

FRANKLINHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-19 17:57:03

Murfreesboro man charged with $1 million embezzlement scheme from Franklin Lasko branch

Randall Griffin, 46, was charged Thursday with mail fraud, for operating an embezzlement scheme.

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 22:50:00

Sheriff: 17-year-old killed in Hickman County shooting

CENTERVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Hickman County sheriff has confirmed a 17-year-old was shot and killed early Friday morning. The homicide happened around 1 a.m. on Bell Branch Road in Centerville. The TBI and the Hickman County Sheriff's Office are investigating the deadly shooting. At this time, the s

WSMV - 2018-10-19 13:20:00

Columbia State Rolls Out New Fire Science Program - Williamson Source

Columbia State Community College hosted a Fire Science kickoff event Wednesday, Oct. 10 introducing the new program and its director, Jeremy Martin.

WILLIAMSONSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 06:00:43

Four Chinese Adoptees K‌i‌lle‌‌d in a M‌u‌r‌d‌er-S‌u‌ic‌id‌e By Mother in Tennessee

Authorities officially revealed the identities of the adult and four Chinese adoptees who were killed in what investigators deemed as a murder-suicide case in Tennessee.Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland revealed at a press conference that investigators believed the 55-year-old mother, Cynthia Colli

NEXTSHARK - 2018-10-18 21:39:32

Millers Thrillers Haunted Woods brings exciting scares, new attractions this Halloween

David Miller, owner of Millers Thrillers Haunted Woods in Columbia, Tennessee, grew up with a love for Halloween and a passion for business and entertainment.


TSU's president says injured football player is ‘gradually improving'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Tennessee State University football player who was injured in a game last month is gradually improving, according to the school’s president.

WKRN - 2018-10-18 21:54:21

Columbia State students experience dangers of distracted driving at virtual 'It Can Wait' event

Columbia State Community College students experienced, while wearing virtual goggles, what it might feel like to travel the length of a football field, while driving blindfolded.As part of the “It Can Wait” campaign in partnership with AT&T, Columbia State Community College hosted an event Thursday,

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 20:41:00

Mom who killed her 4 adopted children had on-off divorce proceedings

The Colliers married in Virginia in 1982, when Cynthia was 19 and Randall was 22, and had three biological children together: two sons and a daughter, reportedThe Tennessean.


Official: Tennessee woman, 4 kids killed in murder-suicide

Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper tells news outlets that the family died in an apparent murder-suicide. The dead children, who ranged in age from 8 to 16, and woman were found by a family member Monday evening. Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland said it was an "isolated" crime and while n


Man approaches car in Nashville, says 'I have a gift for you,' pulls out gun

The suspect asked both victims for money, but when they replied that they didn't have any, Orellana urged that he was "very hungry" and the only way he could eat was to go to jail.


Collier family lived in privacy, were unknown to neighbors

Largely a mystery to the rest of their community, the Collier family from Columbia which lost five members in a quadruple murder-suicide Monday, lived with extreme privacy, staying off social media and even out of local school systems.