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Big rig nearly drives into crowd at Highland Rim Speedway

(Courtesy: Karen Yuhes) ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - Video captured a big rig that slammed into a wall and nearly drove into a crowd of people Saturday night at Highland Rim Speedway in Greenbrier. Karen Yuhes traveled from Dickson to watch her first race. She was recording when the incident h

WKRN - 2017-09-24 12:31:59

Mother upset the man who punched her child was not arrested

Mother upset the man who punched her 12 year-old son was not arrested. The man who punched the child says he did not intend to knock out his teeth. CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (WFTX) - The mother of a Florida child who was punched in the face by an adult is wondering why the man was not arrested. "He wa

WTVF - 2017-09-22 20:01:19

Fairview board approves new fire truck purchase

The City of Fairview Fire Department needs a new pumper truck and city commissioners moved to approve $426,000 in funding for the purchase. Fairview City Manager Scott Collins initially reported the heavy equipment need in a workshop prior to the commission's first meeting in September. "I know we h

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-22 22:36:40

Fairview board approves contract with city manager

The Fairview City Commission has approved a resolution to enter into a three-year employment contract with City Manager Scott Collins. City Commissioner Scott Lucas introduced the idea to the commission in July, but that board discussion led to requested revisions to the contract. City Attorney Tim

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-21 22:25:49

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

More than 20 grams of cocaine found in woman's crotch after Nashville traffic stop

After arresting a woman for driving on a suspended license in Nashville, an affidavit said 20.2 grams of cocaine was found in her crotch. Stacey M. Powers, 31, is charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and second offense of driving on a suspended license. Powers was pulled over

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-22 11:05:41

Man and woman shot in West Nashville Saturday

(Graphic: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A woman was seriously wounded after a shooting in West Nashville. Police told News 2 they were called to 40th Avenue North and Clifton Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday after someone reported hearing shots fired. A short time later a woman was dropped off at C

WKRN - 2017-09-23 12:21:45

Nashville Man Accused Of Beating Woman With Milk Crate, TV With Skillet

NASHVILLE, TN - Paranoid from drugs and alcohol, a 38-year-old Nashville man violently beat and choked a woman in her apartment during a tirade in which he also attacked a television with a skillet, according to Metro Police. Officers arrested Montony Retic Thursday for the January incident and char

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:32:43

Five things to know about the Pilot Flying J guilty pleas

Four more former Pilot Flying J employees, including a onetime top executive in the sales division, pleaded guilty Thursday to federal fraud charges. Here's the latest on where the case stands. What happened: John Freeman, Pilot's former vice president of sales; John Spiewak, a former regional sales

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 12:32:20

Tennessee Promise students more likely to succeed in college, less likely to drop out, new data shows

Students using Tennessee's free community college scholarship are significantly more likely to succeed in college than their peers outside the program, according to data released Thursday. Fifty-six percent of Tennessee Promise students who entered college in 2015, the program's first year, had grad

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-21 21:47:12

Titans release statement regarding Trump comments

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn (WKRN) - The Tennessee Titans have joined a show of solidarity regarding President Trump's comments on firing NFL players for protests. Titans controlling owner, Amy Adams Strunk, released an official statement on the matter. "I am proud to stand with our players and

WKRN - 2017-09-24 00:04:09

Man Dies After Being Shot Multiple Times In North Nashville

A man was killed overnight after being shot multiple times in North Nashville. Officers were called to the scene on 12th Avenue near Buchanan Street around 4:46 a.m. Saturday. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistr

WTVF - 2017-09-23 13:05:58

City says goodbye to 'the funeral man', 89-year-old went to all city's funerals for decades

For decades, a Waverly man has been nicknamed 'the funeral man'. Saturday, Waverly said goodbye to the man who meant so much to so many. "Oh, I see him a lot," said Waverly resident William Parrott. "He walks the streets all the time." "Pretty much everybody in town knows who he is," added Kallie Si

WSMV - 2017-09-24 02:56:00

Sycamore Middle School to dedicate band room for former director at concert

Sycamore Middle School's first band concert of the 2017-18 school year will include a special dedication to a former band director and his late wife. Morris Stevens was always a music lover, but in the 14 years he spent as the band director at Sycamore Middle School, he wanted to teach the students

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-22 20:21:54

Norwood reflects on career after announcing council resignation

After spending more than 40 years working for the town of Ashland City, Councilman Gary Norwood announced his resignation last week. Norwood said at the Sept. 12 meeting that his last day on the council will be Nov. 14. He was appointed in August 2016, filling the spot of the late Councilman Chris L

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-22 16:37:00

Nashville man killed in Saturday shooting identified

Authorities are seeking information after a Nashville man was found fatally shot in North Nashville early Saturday morning. Police say 34-year-old James L. Perry, of Cephas Street, arrived in the area by vehicle, went inside a residence and was confronted and fatally shot by someone after he left. T

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-23 23:34:33

Two will run unopposed in Ashland City election

There are three positions on the Ashland City Council up for election on Dec. 2, but only two people filed petitions by today's noon deadline. Roger Jackson, who currently serves on the council in Ward 3, will run unopposed. Alwilda Binkley's seat in Ward 2 is up for re-election. Binkley did not sub

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-21 17:52:30

Gov. candidate Harwell visits Ashland City

House Speaker and Governor hopeful Beth Harwell paid a visit to Cheatham County recently to meet with elected officials in Ashland City. On Sept. 13, Harwell, a Nashville republican, met with Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove, had breakfast at Cody's Diner with Cheatham County Mayor Kerry McCar

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-21 16:29:21

Pedestrian hit and killed overnight in Nashville

(Graphic: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man died overnight after being hit by a car while walking near downtown Nashville. Metro police say it happened just before 12 a.m. along Lebanon Pike between Spence Lane and Fesslers Lane. According to police the driver stopped and called for help. The

WKRN - 2017-09-23 12:39:38

Madison County firefighters honored for excellence

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office recently honored three fire departments with the Excellence in Community Risk Reduction Award at its annual Fire Loss Symposium, held Sept. 14-15 in Chattanooga. Members of the Madison County Fire Department, Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Departme

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 15:32:28