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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.
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
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 Pleads Guilty To Rape Of A Child
LEBANON, Tenn. - A man pled guilty to one count of rape of a child in Wilson County.Reports stated Charles Blackburn gave the guilty plea Friday in Wilson County Criminal Court.He was sentenced to 25 years in the penitentiary, which will be served at 100 percent.Authorities confirmed Blackburn will
Food Truck Vendors in Lebanon to Face New Regulations
Food trucks are meant to be temporary, but council members told News 2 that without any municipal code regulating them, several vendors have become semi-permanent restaurants.
Beauty grows, blooms at Lebanon Farmers Market
“It’s going to not only beautify the farmers market, as these trees grow and their roots grow out, they’ll start absorbing flood waters and filtering pollutants out and all of that. It’s like a trifecta,” said John McFadden, a member of the Lebanon Beautification Commission.
Hendersonville Police Report Series Of Car Burglaries, Thefts
If they found one that was unlocked, they stole items from inside, and sometimes, they stole the car, as well.
Father says neighbor is targeting his kids with offensive signs
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Offensive and disgusting."It's just so hurtful to see it," said Matthew McCauley, describing the signs hanging in his neighbor's backyard facing his home."It's saddening," he said. "It's completely stressful because it's daily or it's weekly."McCaulet lives on West Park
10-Year-Old Critically Injured In South Nashville Shooting
NASHVILLE, TN -- A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the torso inside his South Nashville apartment Friday night.Metro Police said it is possible that the shooting on Humber Drive was accidental. The early stages of the investigation were hindered by the language barrier -
2nd Suspect Arrested In Beating Death
Another suspect, 50-year-old Derrick Asbury, was also charged with criminal homicide in Jenkins’ death. Asbury was arrested Wednesday.
Man wanted for attempted first-degree murder added to 'Most Wanted' list
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man wanted for several charges, including attempted first-degree murder, has been added to the state's "Most Wanted" list.
Lebanon police capture suspected robber
According to Lebanon police Sgt. P.J. Hardy, the tip identified Matthew Austin Dillon, 20, of Lebanon, as a suspect. Officers arrested Dillon on unrelated charges.
Five Georgia men arrested trying to use fake IDs, credit cards at Hendersonville store
Officers were able to detain the suspects and found them in possession of numerous fake IDs and fraudulent credit cards. Inside their vehicle police found additional IDs, credit cards, cash, and a weapon.
2 killed in shooting at Murfreesboro home
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office says two people were killed in a shooting at their Murfreesboro home Wednesday night,
Lebanon street to remain closed
Thorne’s Excavating, which has a contract with the city, will continue work on the Maple Hill Road right-of-way through Friday. The section of Maple Hill Road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.The closure will involve a detour for motorists to use Carver Lane and Smith Drive. Signs will be plac
Lebanon gasification plant gets attention from Dominican Republic
Alfredo Martinez, mayor of Santa Domingo East in the Dominican Republic, and Jamie Vargas, U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic; visited the plant to learn more about the technology Lebanon uses to reduce the landfill waste and generate green energy in the process.
Lebanon eyes new guidelines for food trucks
The Lebanon City Council has approved, on first reading, revised guidelines for food trucks operating within the city limits.
Exclusive: Accused Waffle House Shooter Breaks His Silence
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - For the first time, accused Waffle House gunman Travis Reinking has broken his silence.
Lebanon receives state wastewater construction loans
“Abundant, clean water is critical to the quality of life in Tennessee, and these low-interest loans will help local communities provide needed infrastructure updates to ensure our supply of water is available for future generations,” Haslam said.
Police: Unknown shooter with rifle opened fire on short-term rental, injuring 6
Three of those victims were wounded by gunfire early Sunday, according to Metro Nashville police, when around 1:20 a.m. shots were fired from a rifle into a house on Miami Avenue, part of the River Glen subdivision near Opryland.