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Bluegrass giants return to Westport

ACCLAIMED Chicago’s bluegrass finest, Special Consensus. The folks behind Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival are kicking off a new year of music in Westport with a band billed as one of the best American bluegrass acts ever to tour Ireland – Special Consensus. The band, which first came to these s


The Who coming to Nashville for ‘Moving On!’ tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — One of the most iconic rock bands of all time is heading back to Nashville in 2019. The Who announced dates for their “Moving On!” symphonic tour on Monday morning. The band is playing Bridgestone Arena on May 16.


Retired state executive involved in TN inaugurals since '80s

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - When inaugurals of Tennessee governors are planned, one man has been the first call since the 1980s. The set up for Bill Lee's inauguration is well underway at Nashville's War Memorial Plaza with Dennis Johnson right in the middle of it--like he has been every four years fo


Robbers kill man, hold girlfriend and kids at gunpoint in East Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) -- An East Nashville woman heard the gunshot that cost her boyfriend his life. Metro Nashville police said two men approached their SUV while they were right outside of their home on Pennock Avenue on Saturday.


Here’s what you need to know about Monday's SNAP benefits deadline

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The USDA is rolling out a plan to make sure SNAP recipients are taken care of as the government shutdown continues. The USDA is working with states earlier than usual to make sure people get their benefits for February.


Man seriously hurt in ejection crash near Briley Parkway

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man suffered serious injuries after he was ejected during a rollover crash near Briley Parkway in Nashville. The incident happened early Tuesday morning on Music Valley Drive, near Two Rivers Campground.


MLK Day events scheduled across Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (OSBORNE) -- Martin Luther King Day is fast approaching. The national holiday takes place on the third Monday each January and will be celebrated this year on Monday, January 21.


Women Make History In Tennessee House With Appointments To Committees

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Women made history this past week as the new Tennessee legislative session began. When committee assignments came out Thursday from new Speaker Glen Casada, longtime Mt. Juliet Rep. Susan Lynn became the first woman to chair the powerful House Finance Committee.


2 arrested for aggravated robbery at MTSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a robbery at a Murfreesboro school earlier this month. On Jan. 4 two suspects were on Middle Tennessee State University campus' accused of being involved in an aggravated robbery.


Bill seeks to remove death penalty for murderers suffering from severe mental illness

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A new bill filed in the Tennessee General Assembly seeks to take the death penalty off the table as punishment for a person who commits first degree murder while suffering from a severe mental illness.


Police, family searching for missing Nashville teen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) -- Police and members of the community are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl in Nashville. Dyamond Ricketts was last seen on Friday, Jan. 11. Her family says she suffers from depression and may be without her medication.


Zillow ranks Nashville as 8th hottest housing market for 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Nashville is expected to be one of the nation's hottest housing markets this year!. For the second year in a row, Nashville is number 8 on Zillow's list of the hottest housing markets in the U.S.


The Who returning to Bridgestone Arena

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The Who is returning to Nashville. The iconic rock back will make a stop at Bridgestone Arena on May 16 as part of its Moving On! Tour. Tickets go on sale Friday.


Woman stabbed in apparent domestic dispute in North Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A woman was injured after police say she was stabbed in the leg at a north Nashville apartment Sunday evening. Police responded to the call a little after 6:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of Creekwood Drive.


People report needing medical attention after using CBD oil, Vanderbilt says it's unlikely

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - There have been people claiming to need medical attention after using CBD oil. CBD is an extract of the hemp plant. It has extremely low levels of THC and is legal in Tennessee. CBD proponents claim the products relieve pain, anxiety and help you sleep.


Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

WHAT: Are you a huge “Friends” fan? If so, check out the “Friends” trivia night at Westshore Pizza in Brentwood. It is completely free to play and tables are first come, first serve!


Revisit The Glory Days At This ’80s-Themed Restaurant In Tennessee

The ’80s decade has reached an iconic status in its own right, lauded for changing the face of rock music and chick flicks forever. Whether you experienced the decade of Reagan and Pat Benatar or not, a visit to Minerva Avenue is bound to send you straight back in time with its fun menu items and no


Jim Hoke: The Cream Interview

The champion sideman discusses (literally) dreaming up his album The Floating Zone and his residency at The 5 Spot. If you've listened to an album recorded in Nashville any time in the last 30 years, there's a good chance you've heard the work of Jim Hoke. Known best for his saxophone chops, Hoke is


Know them? Metro PD searching for trio of Opryland Hotel theft suspects

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Have you seen the trio pictured? If so, Metro Police needs you to give them a call!. Investigators believe the three people pictured stole several thousand dollars worth of laptops and electronics from a restricted area of the Opryland Hotel on Jan. 5.


Metro Schools recruiting federal workers impacted by government shutdown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Nashville Public Schools are looking for substitute teachers, and encouraging federal workers currently on furlough to apply. School officials say substitutes can make as much as $1,300 every two weeks.