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High school coach charged with rape of Hendersonville teen
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A traveling softball coach has been charged with the statutory rape of a Hendersonville teen. Hendersonville police said investigators received a report Tuesday that a female had been sexually assaulted by 45-year-old Kenneth Smith.
Tennessee’s governor is still weighing clemency for Cyntoia Brown
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cyntoia Brown, who’s serving life in prison for killing a man who bought her for sex when she was 16, could still be freed soon. The Tennessee Supreme Court last week ruled Brown would have to serve at least 51 years in prison for the 2004 killing before she’s eligible for release
Mother posts video of fight unfolding at Hendersonville school
HENDERSONVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A video showing a brawl inside of a Midstate high school is garnering attention. The mother who posted the video says the fight was between the boy who bullies her son and a friend of her son who sticks up for him.
Slim Chickens is open in Hendersonville. Yes, you want the house-made ranch with that.
No, it's not hot chicken, but it is fresh, made to order and served with house-made ranch. Slim Chickens is open in Hendersonville, taking over the former Krispy Kreme building on Main Street.
Hendersonville Public Works Director resigns
Hendersonville Public Works Director Chip Moore resigned this morning, after months of turbulence with Mayor Jamie Clary. According to his resignation letter addressed to Clary, Moore said, in part, that he felt "compelled to resign due to your repeated acts of retaliation against me for raising the
MIDDLE TENNESSEE AREA RECEIVES SEVERAL BOMB THREATS THURSDAY
Authorities confirm that several bomb threats were investigated in the Middle Tennessee area on Thursday. Several such threats were also made across the country. Threats were made in Nashville, Franklin, Gallatin, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Lebanan and Hendersonville. Most of the threats were made v
Middle Tennessee doctor charged with running 'massive opioid distribution' & fraud scheme
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Clarksville doctor has been indicted for allegedly running a "massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme" according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
New Vanderbilt Poll On Governor-Elect Bill Lee & The Issues He Faces
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Governor-Elect Bill Lee is seen favorably by a majority of Tennesseans, but health care could be the number one issue he faces. Those are just some of the findings in a new statewide poll released Thursday. State capitol newsroom reporter Chris Bundgaard looks a
Police investigating bomb threats in multiple cities across Middle TN; appear to be hoax
FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) - Officials say multiple bomb threats have been received across multiple cities in Middle Tennessee. According to NBC News, dozens of bomb threats were reported at news outlets, government buildings, banks, libraries, schools and other businesses across the country.
Cpl. William C. Ross identified as Hendersonville marine declared dead in crash off Japan's coast
The Marine Corps has identified Cpl. William C. Ross, 21, of Hendersonville, as one of the five marines believed to be dead after a refueling plane and a fighter jet collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast last week.
Trapped in car, man shoots through windshield at end of Hermitage to Bellevue police chase
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Two armed robbery suspects led Metro Police officers on a chase along I-40 from Hermitage to Bellevue in a stolen car late Tuesday night. Jerry Woodland, 22, and a 17-year-old are now behind bars following the widespread chase.
Baker Roofing looks to open new location in Hendersonville
One of the largest roofing companies in the country is making plans to move to Hendersonvnille, and with it could come as many as 70 jobs over the next three to five years. Vice President and General Manager Randy Johnson said Baker Roofing has been in Nashville since 2010 and has been instrumental
Hendersonville man charged with shooting, killing his 2 dogs
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man has been charged with cruelty to animals after police said he shot and killed his two dogs in Hendersonville Sunday. Christopher Foutch, 39, was arrested Monday after investigators determined he intentionally killed his dogs in his backyard.
Suspect arrested moments after robbing metro Mapco store
NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Investigators arrested a suspect who they said robbed a Mapco at the 1400 block of Robinson Road. According to Metro Police, 19-year-old Jacob Eakes of Old Hickory is charged with aggravated robbery. Eakes entered the store around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday and took money and cigarettes
Councilwoman in Tennessee requests to rename Nashville airport after Oprah
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - TV legend Oprah Winfrey has roots in Nashville that could soon stretch to Nashville International Airport. A councilwoman is proposing changing the name of Nashville’s main airport to Oprah G. Winfrey International Airport.
Tennessee man arrested after shooting, killing his 2 dogs in own backyard, police say
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee man is facing animal cruelty charges after police said he shot and killed his two dogs in his backyard. Christopher Lee Foutch, 39, intentionally shot and killed both dogs on Sunday, a police release said.
Robbery suspects crash after chase across Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) - Metro Nashville police arrested two suspected robbers and searched for one or two more after a pursuit across Nashville early Wednesday. According to police, the incident started with an armed robbery at a Mapco convenience store on Old Hickory Boulevard near Andrew Jackson
Mom, kids homeless after Sumner County house fire
WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A mom and kids are homeless after an overnight fire in Sumner County. According to Smokey Barn News, the blaze broke out along Mockingbird Hill Road in White House just before midnight.
Parents push back against Sumner Co. rezoning proposal
GALLATIN, Tenn. (WTVF) - Would you want your child to be forced to go to four different schools in four years? That prospect brought out dozens of parents in Sumner County where a re-zoning proposal to battle overcrowding has them looking for alternatives.
Second suspect arrested in connection to shooting of 15-year-old near Greenbrier
SPRINGFIELD, TN (WSMV) - A second suspect in the shooting of a 15-year-old near Greenbrier has been arrested in Clarksville, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release on Wednesday.