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Franklin Tire Jacker Caught Flat Footed: Police
FRANKLIN, TN -- An Antioch man in the midst of stealing more than a dozen tires was caught thanks to vigilant bystander and rapid police response, Franklin Police said.
Cyntoia Brown: Parole panel split during clemency hearing for Nashville woman sentenced to life
It will be up to Gov. Bill Haslam to accept or reject their recommendation. Haslam, in his second term as governor, has thus far not granted any bids for clemency, but it is not uncommon in Tennessee for governors to grant pardons shortly before they exit office.
Franklin Housing Authority hosting job fair May 31
Major area employers will be interviewing for various positions at a job fair on Thursday, May 31, from 10 a.m.–noon in the Franklin Housing Authority Community Center at 100 Spring Street.The job fair is co-hosted by Workforce Essentials/American Job Center. Job seekers are asked to prepare resumes
2 Charged In Nashville Pizza Delivery Man's Murder
The Davidson County grand jury indicted Michael Branch Jr., 27, and Marrino Seay, 29, for the first-degree murder and aggravated robbery of Doniyor Abdumadjidov, 40, who was found dead on Batavia Street early in the morning of August 25, 2017.
Shots fired into Antioch home with children inside
Bullets went through the storm and wooded front doors, through the living room and into the kitchen where one became lodged into a baby seat, according to Metro police. At least one small child was inside the home at the time.
Franklin police stops theft of 14 tires at local store
"Fighting crime is a partnership between the police and the community," spokesperson Lt. Charles Warner said. "Without last night’s call from an alert citizen, [the] crime may have gone unsolved. The Franklin Police Department is grateful for the good citizen, for their willingness to get involved,
Metro police officer trainee fired after domestic assault arrest
(Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Metro police officer trainee has been fired after he was arrested for misdemeanor domestic assault on Tuesday night.According to a release, detectives began an investigation involving Brandon Moore after his girlfriend reported he
Franklin Parents Charged With Aggravated Abuse Of 6-Week Old
The Williamson County grand jury indicted Marcus Helm, 28, on two counts of aggravated child abuse, and Tytianna Jones, 21, on child endangerment and accessory after the fact. The pair were arrested May 18 and are being held in the Williamson County Jail.
Franklin BOMA approves funding of 129-body cameras for Franklin police
The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the funding of 129-body cameras to be worn by Franklin police officers in the amount of $733,147.44, paid incrementally over five years.The Franklin Police Department reserved the funds a few years ago in an effort to plan for the
Franklin mother, father arrested after infant found not breathing, injured
Investigators determined the baby's father, 28-year-old Demarcus Helm, seriously injured the one-and-a-half-month-old child. The baby's mother, 21-year-old Tytianna Jones, allegedly lied to investigators about how the baby got the injuries.
Victims Remembered One Month After Waffle House Mass Shooting
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - One month after four people were killed in a shooting at an Antioch Waffle House, the community came together to remember the lives lost.
Two men charged in 2017 fatal shooting of pizza delivery driver in Nashville
A grand jury indictment has been issued charging Michael Branch Jr., 27, and Marrino Seay, 29, with first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery. They are accused of killing 40-year-old Doniyor Abdumadjidov, who worked for New York Pizza.
Board will hear Cyntoia Brown's request for clemency
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2012, file photo, Cyntoia Brown reacts during her hearing in Nashville, Tenn. Brown, who is serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute, is going to make her case for clemency at a hearing in a Tennessee prison. The state’s Board of Parole
Franklin woman searching for dog that went missing after house fire
Jeanine Collins had lived in her house on Eton Court in Franklin for about five and a half years before it started on fire Sunday night. Her dog, “Sweetie,” who got away during the chaos.
After nearly 5 years, fourth and final defendant in Vanderbilt rape case heads to court
In 2013, an unconscious woman was gang-raped in a Vanderbilt dorm. Since then, three men have been convicted and sentenced. Another will have a hearing Monday.Karen Grigsby, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee
Victim Stabbed In Back Of Head In East Nashville
Police said during the verbal argument, the suspect allegedly pulled out a knife, stabbing the victim in the back of the head.
Dispute turns deadly in Murfreesboro
The suspect stayed at the scene and was arrested by police. During questioning, police say Nathaniel Lamont Buchanan, 32, admitted he shot the victim during a dispute that turned physical.
Passenger jumps from moving vehicle to his death
GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Portland man jumped out of a moving truck on Highway 109 in Gallatin was instantly killed on Saturday afternoon.Police say 50-year-old Kevin Moore was riding in the passenger seat when he jumped without warning. He was hit by a utility trailer and died at the scene.Hwy. 10
Man Hit In Face By Robbers At His Home
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A man was injured when two people forced their way into his Nashville home and tried to rob him.Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the crime happened in the 400 block of East Thompson Lane around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.A man was inside his home when two people
Teen Shoots Another During East Nashville Gas Station Fight
Metro Police say Josh Raines, 18, got into an argument with the other teen while pumping gas at the Save-A-Trip market on Porter Road around 9 a.m. Saturday. Raines is accused of pulling a gun from his waistband and firing twice at the 16-year-old.