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The 2009 Murder of Steve McNair: Jenni Kazemi had known man who sold gun to her
Editor's note: Sports Illustrated is releasing a podcast examining the death of former Titans quarterback Steve McNair. The Tennessean is republishing some key stories from the time around McNair's death. For more from the Tennessean archives, visit tennessean.newspapers.com. Originally published Oc
Franklin Wine Festival raises record amount for Big Brothers Big Sisters
The 14th annual Franklin Wine Festival was held on Oct. 12 at the Factory at Franklin, and the event was once again successful in supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters in a big way.The event, hosted by Cool Springs Wines & Spirits and supported by Nissan, has grown over the years to include not only g
Nashville police: Man killed outside Antioch IHOP may have been shot in self-defense
Subscribed, but don't have a login? Metro Nashville Police have identified the person believed to have fired the fatal shots in an altercation Friday outside an Antioch IHOP that left one man dead. Kevin Stewart, 32, was found dead in the intersection of Cane Ridge Road and Target Drive. According
Best Bets for things to do in Williamson County in the days leading up to Halloween
Franklin's annual free pumpkin festival will stretch along Main Street and its avenues on the Saturday before Halloween. Set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27, the festivities will include a kids zone, costume contests for humans and pets, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, street festival foo
Police seek help ID'ing suspect in Regions bank robbery
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have asked the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Nashville.The incident was reported at 9:15 a.m. Monday at a Regions bank on Nolensville Pike.Officials with Metro Nashville police said he gave the teller a robbery-dema
Mysterious balloon from Spring Hill lands in yard of North Carolina family
A mysterious balloon landed in the yard of a North Carolina family over the weekend, which according to an attached note, appears to have originated from Spring Hill.
James Shaw Jr. returns to Waffle House to honor victims six months after shooting
Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. returned to the restaurant property for the first time since the April shooting to honor the victims on the six month anniversary.“My feet felt like bricks walking up,” Shaw said. “As soon as I stepped up here everything started coming back.”In April Shaw disarmed a
2018 Franklin Parks Family Day Set for November 3 - Williamson Source
Everyone is invited to the 2018 Franklin Parks Department Family Day on November 3, at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm at 10am. Family Day is a free festival open to the public, and will take place from 10am – 2pm at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, located at 239 Franklin Rd. across the street from The F
Tennessee Supreme Court resets Zagorski execution date
Governor Bill Haslamgranted Zagorski a temporary reprieveafter his attorneys filed an appeal, saying he did not get fair representation back in 1983. In response, the6th Circuit Court of Appealsgranted an issue of stay of execution.
11-year-old girl accidentally shot in Lawrence County
The incident happened in the parking lot of Dollar General in St. Joseph, Tenn., near the Alabama state line.
Former assistant district attorney won't do jail time for drug charges
Subscribed, but don't have a login? A former assistant district attorney in Franklin will serve two years of supervised probation for felony drug charges brought against her and another attorney earlier this year. Georgia Felner was indicted on charges of sale of a schedule VI controlled substance
'God is working a miracle': Injured TSU football player continuing to recover
NASHVILLE (WSMV) - A beloved Tennessee State University football player is on the road to recovery after a life-threatening brain injury. Christion Abercrombie collapsed during a football game against Vanderbilt University last month. His mother posted this update about her son last night: God is wo
Franklin Transit offering $1 rides to Pumpkinfest this weekend
Pumpkinfest, the popular downtown Franklin fall festival is this weekend, and remote parking is available with support from Franklin Transit.
East Tennessee man wanted for sexual exploitation of a minor shot, killed by police
After making entry to the home to execute the warrants, Williamson produced a weapon. An officer from each agency both fired shots, striking and killing Williamson.
DNA from Joe Clyde Daniels letter matches boy's father
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Officials said DNA found on a letter claiming Joe Clyde Daniels is still alive matches that of the boy's father. The boy disappeared in April and investigators have long presumed he is dead. However, his body has never been found. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monda
Franklin pumpkin patch raises money for children cancer patients
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WZTV) -- The community of Franklin is coming together to celebrate fall while fundraising for children cancer patients.The Cooper Trooper Foundation is hosting their "Pumpkin Patch" fundraiser at the corner of Cool Springs Blvd. and Mallory Lane until Oct. 31 to raise money for pedi
Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Fright on Franklin this Saturday - Clarksville, TN Online
Clarksville, TN– Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Altra Federal Credit Union have partnered to host the 10th annual Fright on Franklin from 3:00pm-6:00pm Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in Downtown Clarksville.
Police: Man pulls gun on woman in East Nashville parking lot
When she refused, he reportedly went to his truck where he pulled out his legally-owned firearm, walked back to her car and asked her to move it again, according to Metro police.
Tennessee driver killed on I-40 by tractor-trailer wind skirt
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A semi truck's wind skirt is being blamed for the death of a Tennessee driver on I-40 on Sunday. The Knoxville Police Department says the wind skirt came over from the eastbound lanes of I-40, flying into the westbound lanes and crashing into the driver's side window. The driver wa
Suspect in shooting, robbery arrested in Hermitage
(Photo: WKRN) HERMITAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man accused of shooting another man and stealing thousands of dollars from him is now in police custody. Carlas Fowler was arrested Saturday at the Super 8 Motel near Central Pike and Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage. Officers showed motel staff a pictur