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Ex-volleyball coach in Robertson County facing multiple charges
He faces one count of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of unlawful photography in violation of privacy, one count of tampering with evidence, one count of sexual exploitation of a minor, six counts of attempted especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, and
Caught in the Act: Suspect in Portland crime spree arrested
PORTLAND, TN (WSMV) - Police have arrested a man who they say was caught on camera in connection with a crime spree. The Portland Police Department had received several reports of home and car burglaries on Oct. 9 and Oct. 15. The crimes happened in the areas of Sumner Drive, Fountain Head Road, Est
Narcotics investigation underway at East Nashville home
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A narcotics investigation is underway at an East Nashville home Tuesday morning. News 2 has learned multiple precincts responded to the home on Scott Avenue. Officers were seen going in and out of the home. A sign saying, "Narcotics Search Warrant - Metropolitan Police De
Best Bets for things to do in Williamson County in the days leading up to Halloween
Set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27, the festivities will include a kids zone, costume contests for humans and pets, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, street festival food, beer tent and extreme pumpkin carving.
Sumner County participates in Drug Take Back Day, prevention awareness
From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, individuals can drop off unused and expired medications at several locations in Sumner County: Walgreen's, Fred's in Portland, Kroger in White House, Brown Pharmacy in Westmoreland andPerkins Drugs' Hartsville Pike location in Gallatin.
Affordable housing, transportation are major needs in Sumner County
Transportationandaffordable housingare some of the biggest needs in Sumner County, and all of Middle Tennessee, according to theMid-Cumberland Community Action Agency.
Knife-wielding suspects wearing gorilla masks rob Lebanon convenience store employee
A Lebanon convenience store employee was robbed by two suspects wearing gorilla masks Sunday night, authorities say. Deputies with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office were called to investigate an armed robbery at Homerun Market Sunday at 9:20 p.m. A store employee told investigators he was taking t
Police seek help ID'ing suspect in Regions bank robbery
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have asked the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Nashville.The incident was reported at 9:15 a.m. Monday at a Regions bank on Nolensville Pike.Officials with Metro Nashville police said he gave the teller a robbery-dema
The 2009 Murder of Steve McNair: Jenni Kazemi had known man who sold gun to her
Editor's note: Sports Illustrated is releasing a podcast examining the death of former Titans quarterback Steve McNair. The Tennessean is republishing some key stories from the time around McNair's death. For more from the Tennessean archives, visit tennessean.newspapers.com. Originally published Oc
Portland police arrest man after series of car, home burglaries
The suspect, whose last known address is in Springfield, is being held at Sumner County Jail and is charged with three counts of burglary, aggravated burglary of a residence and attempted aggravated burglary of a residence. Police said more charges are forthcoming while the investigation is ongoing.
Police: Shooter claims he killed man near Antioch IHOP in self-defense
Police said the 23-year-old man, who was legally in possession of the pistol, admitted shooting Kevin Stewart and claimed self-defense before surrendering his pistol to detectives. Police also got statements from two friends who were with him.
Tennessee Supreme Court resets Zagorski execution date
Governor Bill Haslamgranted Zagorski a temporary reprieveafter his attorneys filed an appeal, saying he did not get fair representation back in 1983. In response, the6th Circuit Court of Appealsgranted an issue of stay of execution.
Three arrested in Allen on drug charges
Three people were arrested in Allen County on drug charges.The Barren River Drug Task Force said agents executed a search warrant Friday at a Parkway Drive address in Scottsville, where they discovered crystal meth, prescription pills, digital scales and drug paraphernalia.
East Tennessee man wanted for sexual exploitation of a minor shot, killed by police
After making entry to the home to execute the warrants, Williamson produced a weapon. An officer from each agency both fired shots, striking and killing Williamson.
Tennessee driver killed on I-40 by tractor-trailer wind skirt
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A semi truck's wind skirt is being blamed for the death of a Tennessee driver on I-40 on Sunday. The Knoxville Police Department says the wind skirt came over from the eastbound lanes of I-40, flying into the westbound lanes and crashing into the driver's side window. The driver wa
How cops shut down an interstate pot operation that ex-Franklin assistant DAs were running
Georgia Felner was indicted on charges of sale of a schedule VI controlled substance and delivery of a schedule VI controlled substance, both class E felonies, in January. Franklin attorney Sandra Wells was also charged with two felonies.
11-year-old girl accidentally shot in Lawrence County
The incident happened in the parking lot of Dollar General in St. Joseph, Tenn., near the Alabama state line.
Man killed in Dawson Springs Road wreck
A man was killed in a wreck at 25 mile marker of Dawson Springs Road Sunday morning.The man whose name has not been released was northbound when he ran off the road hitting multiple trees, said Christian County deputies.The man had to be extricated from the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene,
6 people shot in Jacksonville, Florida near NFL game
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Meredith) -- Six people have been shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in Jacksonville, Florida around 12:30 p.m. local time. Police confirmed three people are in critical condition. The victims were all adults. Jacksonville Police said they believe the suspect shot from the win
Powerball, Mega Millions combined jackpot hits $2B; no winners Saturday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNN/WSMV) -- It's not too late to jump on the lottery train -- there's more than $2 billion up for grabs this week.After nobody won Saturday's Powerball top prize, the potential jackpot has swelled to an even more monstrous amount.There was one lucky, $2 million winner in Knoxville