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Injured One Direction fans return home


Three young girls returned home after they were seriously injured following the One Direction concert at LP Field on Aug. 19. More>>

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One person killed in I-40 crash


A man critically injured in a Monday afternoon crash on Interstate 40 east of Broadway has died, Metro police said. More>>

Nashville mystery writer completes book on serial killer Video included


Nashville's best-known mystery writer recently had a real-life experience as weird as anything that has ever happened in one of his novels. More>>

Man wanted in connection with deadly Bellevue shooting


Metro police are searching for 19-year-old Hassan F. Al Mutory in connection with Sunday morning's fatal shooting. More>>

Nashville Fire veteran sues for age discrimination Video included


A 39-year veteran of the Nashville Fire Department is suing the Metro government for age discrimination and harassment. More>>

Injured One Direction fans almost ready to leave hospital Video included


A trip home from the One Direction concert at LP Field on Aug. 19 nearly cost them their lives, but three young fans are nearly well enough to leave Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. More>>

Nashville group heads to Ferguson for National Weekend of Action Video included


Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, MO, but there's still more work to be done. More>>

Driver cited in Aug. 13 tanker truck crash


The truck driver involved in a tanker truck explosion received a citation from Metro police Friday. More>>

Police searching for person of interest in school theft Video included


Metro police have released images of a person of interest in a theft at East Nashville Magnet Middle School. More>>

Detective exploring new lead in missing person case Video included


There is a new lead in one of Nashville's most famous missing persons case. More>>

New Nashville DA Funk fires 5 attorneys on first day Video included


Five attorneys and two staff members were fired on new Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk's first day on the job Friday. More>>

Case dismissed of man arrested carrying rifle


A man who was charged with carrying an assault rifle through downtown Nashville had his case thrown out of court Thursday. More>>

Man pleads guilty in stabbing deaths of 3 people


A man who killed three members of a west Nashville family in their homes will spend the rest of his life in jail. More>>

Nashville man accused of firing shots outside daughter's home


A Nashville man was arrested early Friday morning after police said he threatened his family and fired a gun outside of their home. More>>

Rain compounds downtown traffic issues, delays Vandy kickoff Video included


Music and football fans flooded downtown Nashville on Thursday but heavy rain compounded Thursday evening's traffic issues. More>>

Titans, Vandy, Live on the Green create traffic issues Video included


Downtown Nashville saw lots of extra traffic Thursday night as approximately 80,000 people headed downtown for the Titans final preseason game and Live on the Green. More>>

New Nashville DA Glenn Funk sworn in Video included


For the first time in 27 years, Nashville has a new district attorney. More>>

Child hit by car in north Nashville


A child was hit by a car in the 3200 block of Brick Church Pike Thursday afternoon. More>>

Search underway for 3 suspects in convenience store armed robbery Video included


According to Metro police, the store clerk was taking a smoke break outside of the Mapco at 2301 Murfreesboro Pike when three men pulled up in a red hatchback around 3:20 a.m. Thursday. More>>

MDHA could pay property taxes on affordable downtown apartments Video included


The only thing hotter than the summer weather is the downtown Nashville real estate market. More>>

Coaches discuss teaching young players about domestic violence Video included


Advocates for domestic violence victims want to make sure student athletes learn valuable lessons about how to treat women. More>>

Baby dropped off at East Nashville fire station Video included

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 05:12 PM

Firefighters took the baby to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for an evaluation and say the child appears to be unharmed. More>>

Local VA employee to speak with federal investigators Video included


A Hendersonville man has added his name to the list of employees who have agreed to speak with federal investigators about when he saw at VA hospitals. More>>

Pearl-Cohn student makes Ferguson-inspired music video


The situation in Ferguson, MO inspired a local teen to use music to sound off on the situation. More>>

Police: Man robbed victim in wheelchair after taking him grocery shopping


Metro Nashville Police are looking for the man who they say robbed a man in a wheelchair in south Nashville. More>>

Changes coming to Metro middle schools


Officials announced on Wednesday that the middle schools will now be known as "Middle Preps of Nashville." More>>

Police: Person injured during argument about beer


According to Metro Nashville Police, the victim refused to give the suspect beer and was slashed several times across the stomach with a razor or knife. More>>

2 tied up during armed robbery at south Nashville hotel Video included


Police say two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed the clerk inside the La Quinta Inn on Sidco Drive off Interstate 65 and tried to get her to open the safe. More>>

Officials investigating suspicious fire at vacant hotel Video included


The fire marshal is investigating a suspicious fire that broke out overnight at a south Nashville hotel that has been vacant for years. More>>

Gas station clerk held at gunpoint during robbery in Hermitage Video included


Police say the gunman came in while the clerk was stocking the cooler and forced the clerk up front to the register at gunpoint. More>>

Proposed AMP route changes due to complications Video included


There are several new twists and turns planned for the controversial transportation project known as the AMP. More>>

Work underway to restore historic train station


The final piece is in place to restore a historic Nashville train station. More>>

Sexual assault reported in Vanderbilt dorm Video included


A female student reported she was sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance in a Vanderbilt University residence hall on the Commons on Saturday night, according to an email sent by university police. More>>

Pedestrian hit by MTA bus


A pedestrian was injured after being hit by an MTA bus Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Residents push for more sidewalks in north Nashville Video included


A Metro councilman is calling for Mayor Karl Dean's support for sidewalks in north Nashville. More>>

Case against accused dog fighter moving forward


The criminal case against a suspect in one of Nashville's largest dog fighting cases is moving forward. More>>

Man accused of driving away from police during traffic stop


A man is in jail after allegedly taking police on a chase and using a bizarre tactic to get away from officers. More>>

Metro officer injured during chase


When police pulled over a car near the intersection of Lafayette and Second Avenue around 9:30 p.m., the driver and passenger allegedly jumped out and took off. More>>

Friends raise money for man hit on West End Ave. Video included


Social media is playing a role in a Nashville man's fight for life. More>>

Metro schools to host job fair for cafeteria workers


Metro Nashville Public Schools is looking to hire more cafeteria staff now that schools offer free breakfast and lunch to all students. More>>

Man, 2 juveniles accused of using trash cans to rob drivers Video included


According to the affidavit, the juveniles pulled trash cans into the middle of Richards Road in Antioch and allegedly acted as lookouts, signaling when a driver stopped to move the cans. More>>

Teachers turn to fundraising sites for help in classroom Video included


More and more educators are turning to crowdfunding and fundraising websites to help drum up cash for their classrooms. More>>

Metro schools sending home income information form


Beginning Tuesday, parents will be asked to fill out what Metro Nashville Public Schools officials are calling one of the most important forms in the district's history. More>>

Man shot in leg on 12th Avenue South


The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. on the 1300 block of 12th Avenue South in Nashville. More>>

TSA details luggage's journey at Nashville International Video included


Flying the friendly skies can be a challenge at time, but have you ever wondered about the voyage bags take when passengers aren't around? More>>

Drivers say Church St. bikes lanes causing problems Video included


Changes to a heavily traveled downtown road are causing headaches for some drivers. More>>

Metro police seize 19 illegal gambling devices Video included


Nashville police shut down two illegal gambling operations Thursday night that were being operated out of cafe storefronts, according to a news release. More>>

Metro patrol cars to get new lights


Metro police officers patrolling Nashville's neighborhoods will soon be much more visible. More>>

Man accused of shooting at wife arrested Video included


A convicted felon who is accused of shooting at his wife and causing a SWAT standoff last weekend has finally been arrested. More>>

Boat catches fire at Elm Hill Marina Video included


A house boat caught fire overnight at Elm Hill Marina off Bell Road. More>>

Freshmen move into TSU dorms


Students at Tennessee State University moved into their new home for the coming school year Thursday. More>>

Two men arrested for armed robberies


Police arrested two men Tuesday that were accused of robbing a total of four people in two separate holdups. More>>

2 north Nashville homes hit in drive-by shootings Video included


A north Nashville neighborhood is shaken after a gunman shot up two homes overnight. More>>

Nashville dedicates city's first 'art park'


Nashville parks officials officially dedicated the rebuilt Edmondson Park, the city's first "art park," Wednesday. More>>

Farmer's market website hit by Russian hackers returns


The East Nashville Farmer's Market's website is back up and running after being attacked by hackers. More>>

Man shot leaving north Nashville apartment building Video included


A man was shot leaving a north Nashville apartment building after telling the robber he didn't have anything with him. More>>

Crosswalk almost finished at dangerous Bellevue intersection Video included


It took more than a year, but there's a new crosswalk at a dangerous Bellevue intersection. More>>

Man shot outside Hermitage apartment complex


A man was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after a shooting at an apartment complex in Hermitage. More>>

Tour bus takes cancer patient to Houston for treatment Video included


A Nashville man battling cancer boarded a tour bus Tuesday heading for Texas and a possible cure. More>>

Veterans voice concerns at VA town hall meeting Video included


After years of long waits and questionable service, dozens of veterans are finally getting some answers from the Department of Veteran Affairs. More>>

Pastor to challenge church board on female preachers Video included


A Nashville pastor's decision to license female preachers in his church may cost him his credentials, and could cost his congregation its affiliation they have held for more than a century. More>>

15 Metro schools named to priority list Video included


The Tennessee Department of Education released its list of low-performing "priority" schools Tuesday, and 15 Metro schools made the list. More>>

Toddler's death shines light on safety seats Video included


The death of a young child is always a tragedy, no matter how it happens. But a recent car crash is placing new emphasis on a routine every parent goes through. More>>

Police: Man shot at used car lot, car stolen Video included


Police said a man who shot an employee and stole a car at a Nashville used car lot Tuesday is still on the run. More>>

Metro Police hold teenage driver awareness class


The Metropolitan Police Department is taking applications for a free teenage driver awareness class for ages 14-18 set for next month. More>>

Madison store clerk robbed at gunpoint


A convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint as he was closing the store for the night. More>>

Man robbed after leaving Nashville market


A man leaving a convenience store was robbed by two men armed with handguns and shot, according to police. More>>

Teen shot during alleged drug deal Video included


A 17-year-old boy was shot three times at a Hermitage apartment complex he was visiting to sell drugs, according to police. More>>

How safe are Nashville's greenways? Video included


Nashville has gotten a lot of praise for its greenways, but are security concerns on the trails being kept secret. More>>

Police searching for 2 men after fatal shooting in Antioch

Updated: April 2, 2014 04:37 AM

The search is on for two men in connection to an attempted robbery turned fatal shooting in Antioch. More>>

Councilman crusades for harsher penalties for illegal dumping


Dozens of used mattresses dumped along the side of Nashville roads have become an ugly and expensive eyesore. And Metro authorities are having a tough time getting the dumping to stop. More>>

Truck collides with horse on Old Hickory Boulevard

A Nashville family's truck was destroyed after colliding with a horse overnight. The family was driving down Old Hickory Boulevard when they say two horses ran across the road in front of them. More>>

Robber holds up Sonic on Murfreesboro Road

Police are searching for an armed robber who caused a big mess at a south Nashville Sonic overnight. More>>

Scheme busted that would get teens beer with secret password

A secret word may have been all that separated underage buyers and the alcohol they were after, and undercover video tells the story. More>>

Lawyer who stole from dementia patient sentenced


Former attorney John E. Clemmons is sentenced to 8 years for stealing from a dementia patient who was his ward. More>>

Restaurateur pledges help for couple who escaped flood


After reading about a couple who lost everything in Thursday's flood, a stranger who knows the personal anguish a flood can cause reached out with an act of kindness that is inspiring the community. More>>

Metro water customer discovers reason for unusually high bill


Two people who live in the same area and use the same amount of water each month pay wildly different rates, and the reason could have you checking your bills more closely. More>>

Vanderbilt addresses concerns over medical center job cuts


A vice chancellor at Vanderbilt University says the medical center is in a tough spot and much more downsizing is on the horizon.

9-year-old Nashville girl killed in Chattanooga crash


A 9-year-old girl died and four other family members were injured in a crash early today on I-24 in Chattanooga. More>>

Nashville Children's Theater seeks donations after big budget gap


The Nashville Children's Theater - the oldest such professional theater company in the country - is some $70,000 in the red this year. More>>

Startup business owners pitch ideas at conference


At the first ever Southland Conference at the Cannery Ballroom, startup business owners had to make a grand impression to potential investors. More>>

Man killed on I-40 in Nashville


A man died after being hit by at least two vehicles Saturday night on Interstate 40 near downtown Nashville. More>>


Pipeline project resumes after Radnor Lake spill


Piedmont Gas crews have resumed construction on the controversial pipeline project at Radnor Lake State Park after a messy problem last week. More>>

2 face charges for harboring 17-year-old murder suspect

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A woman was arrested Friday and another person is being sought after the arrest of a 17-year-old boy accused of killing a Pearl-Cohn student. More>>

Cousin accused of harboring teen murder suspect says he's innocent

A man accused of harboring a teenage murder suspect surrendered to authorities but said he is innocent. More>>

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  • Seale, AL residents enjoy return of Labor Day Fair

    Seale, AL residents enjoy return of Labor Day Fair

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:26 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:26:07 GMT
    Residents in east Alabama are rounding up the Labor Day celebration at one of the Alabama's oldest courthouses. The courthouse located in Seale, Ala. is the third oldest in the state. This is the first fair
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    Residents in east Alabama are rounding up the Labor Day celebration at one of the Alabama's oldest courthouses. The courthouse located in Seale, Ala. is the third oldest in the state. This is the first fair since 2010 when the fair restarted, and it originated in 1980 to raise money to refurbish the old courthouse after it began to deteriorate.More >>
  • Boy, 1, drowns in West Point Lake

    Boy, 1, drowns in West Point Lake

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:10 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:10:06 GMT
    A baby is dead after drowning in a west Georgia lake this weekend. Troup County Sheriff's Officials say deputies were called to West Point Lake after a 911 call Sunday afternoon.More >>
    A baby is dead after drowning in a west Georgia lake this weekend. Troup County Sheriff's Officials say deputies were called to West Point Lake after a 911 call Sunday afternoon.More >>
  • Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating murder, attempted murder cases

    Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating murder, attempted murder cases

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:09 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:09:06 GMT
    On August 31 at about 11:33 p.m. CST, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls from subjects attending a poker party in reference to a shooting with at least two injured gunshot victims. More >>
    On August 31 at about 11:33 p.m. CST, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls from subjects attending a poker party in reference to a shooting with at least two injured gunshot victims. 

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