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Teen who escaped Gallatin facility located in Alabama

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A missing teen who was the subject of a TBI Endangered Child Alert was located Thursday morning in Alabama. 16-year-old Dylan Regenold was found just after 5:15 a.m. near the Waffle House at 9227 Parkway East in Birmingham.

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2 suspects identified in Lafayette convenience store robbery

LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Investigators in Macon County have identified two men charged in connection with an armed robbery Tuesday night at a convenience store in Lafayette. Lafayette police said Tyler Russell and Spencer Holland were arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated robbery.

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Family thinks pot roast in slow cooker started blaze that destroyed Wilson County home

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV — UPDATE: (7:10 a.m.) Two people were able to safely make it out of a massive house fire in Wilson County Friday morning. The blaze broke out in the 9290 block of Hartsville Pike in Lebanon.

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Lady Aviators fall to Macon County

Macon County’s girls rolled past host Winfree Bryant 39-24 Monday night. The Lady Tigers led 7-2 following the first quarter, 19-9 at halftime and 30-12 through three as the Lady Aviators fell to 3-13.

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2 escape Wilson County house fire

LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two people were able to escape a large house fire in Wilson County. Crews were called to the scene on Hartsville Pike in Lebanon around 4:30 a.m. Friday.

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DA investigating complaint against Long

Sumner County District Attorney General Ray Whitley confirmed recently he’s investigating complaints against a Sumner County Schools employee who appears to have worked behind the scenes in several local political races during 2018.

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Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on fel

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Crews battling massive fire at Wilson County home

LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at a home in Wilson County. Flames have destroyed the house in the 9200 block of Hartsville Pike in Lebanon. It is unclear how the fire began.

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Frustrated parents call for Phillips’ resignation

Frustration over a two-phase rezoning plan that would send some elementary school students to four different schools in four years came to a head Tuesday night as several parents demanded the resignation or termination of Director of Schools Dr. Del Phillips.

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Wicked winter storm this weekend in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A dynamic storm approaches Middle Tennessee this weekend with strong wind, heavy rain, ice on roads and even a period of snow. The front associated with this complex storm is know as an "arctic cold front." Once the front comes through, temperatures will fall, creating wint

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Mayor, council sworn in

The Gallatin City Council welcomed one new member and elected a new vice mayor Tuesday. In all, Mayor Paige Brown, At-Large Councilman Steve Fann, District 3 Councilman Jimmy Overton, District 4 Councilman Craig Hayes, District 5 Councilman John D. Alexander and City Recorder and Judge Connie Kittre

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Man dies after being hospitalized following Wilson County arrest

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that a man has died after he was hospitalized following his arrest in Wilson County last week. Jacob Ross Nopens was arrested the evening of Jan. 9 on Rutledge Lane in Lebanon, according to Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan.

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70-year-old Tennessee woman charged with illegally voting

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in a 70-year-old woman being charged with voter fraud. According to the TBI, the Piney Flats woman is a convicted felon who cast a ballot during the November general election.

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Utility customers targeted by new scam, warns Upper Cumberland Electric

CARTHAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is warning its members about an elaborate scam targeting utility customers. The scam starts with a phone call from a stranger who says if you don’t pay your bill immediately, your service will be disconnected. The caller says

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Woman arrested for allegedly robbing Gallatin convenience store

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - It was a good start to the day for Gallatin police as quick-thinking officers solved an armed robbery moments after the crime went down. The perpetrator? A 36-year-old woman who police say was wielding a pink .25 caliber handgun.

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Sheriff’s Reports for Dec. 20-23

Editor’s Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame. All persons charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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‘All options’ open for former councilman’s future

Former longtime At-Large Gallatin City Councilman Ed Mayberry’s political career may not be over despite leaving office earlier this week. The 65-year-old retired banker, who chose not to seek re-election last year after more than two decades in office, told the Gallatin News that he is actively exp

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Minutes matter: Sumner Emergency Communications Center consolidation in question by chief

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Sources tell FOX 17 News that Sumner County Emergency Communications Center Director, Rhonda Lee, and Assistant Director, Jeff Wright have resigned.

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3 students charged after allegedly bringing gun to Station Camp High School

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) — Three students at Station Camp High School in Sumner County have been charged after a gun was found in a school bathroom. According to a letter that was sent to parents, administrators were notified of a social media post showing a student holding a gun on campus.

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Robbery reported at Gallatin gas station, investigation underway

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — Police are responding to reports of a robbery at a Gallatin gas station Wednesday morning. It's happening at "Sudden Service" in the 1590 block of Airport Road. The call came in as an armed robbery at about 5:12 a.m.

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