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3 Nashville businesses raided in prostitution, money laundering investigation Video included

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A news release from the Metro Nashville Police Department claims the three businesses have been serving as fronts for prostitution for several months.

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Emergency crews hand out water bottles to city's homeless Video included

Emergency personnel handed out water bottles to the city's homeless. (WSMV) Emergency personnel handed out water bottles to the city's homeless. (WSMV)
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Thursday was the hottest day of the year at 97 degrees, and emergency agencies packed up to make sure those who couldn't get inside where taken care of. 

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Automotive repair owner claims Facebook page forced him out of business Video included

A+ Automotive Repair closed its doors for good on Tuesday. (WSMV) A+ Automotive Repair closed its doors for good on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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An automotive repair owner claims online posts have destroyed his business and forced him to close this week. The owner claims a closed group on Facebook page was created to target him. That page has grown in size to include various claims against the business. 

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New ordinance requires homeowners to pay for sidewalks Video included

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A new Metro ordinance could cost one Nashville homeowner thousands because it requires more sidewalks.

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Woman arrested for alleged role in robbery that led to fatal Madison shooting

Molena Holt (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Molena Holt (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, 26-year-old Molena Holt asked the victim to drive her to Springfield so she could pay off a drug debt.

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Former brewery location catches fire in East Nashville Video included

Officials are working to determine the cause of the fire. (WSMV) Officials are working to determine the cause of the fire. (WSMV)
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The building that used to house Fat Bottom Brewery caught fire early Thursday morning in East Nashville.

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Woman injured after train hits SUV in south Nashville Video included

The wreck happened on Craighead Street just before midnight. (WSMV) The wreck happened on Craighead Street just before midnight. (WSMV)
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The wreck happened near the intersection of Craighead Street and Oceanside Drive just before midnight Thursday.

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Teen cancer patient invites doctor to perform with him on Ryman stage Video included

Raymond Cruz, L, and Dr. Mark Stavas performed together at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday. (WSMV) Raymond Cruz, L, and Dr. Mark Stavas performed together at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Sometimes a person does something so great in your life, a mere thank you doesn't seem to be enough. A Centennial High teen knows that very well. His show of thanks is a special Music City story.

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Carriage company cited for condition of horses following social media post Video included

Officials said the owner overworked the underweight horse. (WSMV) Officials said the owner overworked the underweight horse. (WSMV)
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A Nashville carriage company must make some changes after being cited for the conditions of two horses Wednesday.

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Cashier held at gunpoint during Family Dollar robbery in north Nashville

The suspects were both wearing masks when they robbed the store. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) The suspects were both wearing masks when they robbed the store. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Police are working to identify two men who robbed the Family Dollar on Dickerson Pike on Tuesday night.

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Police looking for liquor store burglar in Nippers Corner area Video included

The break-in happened overnight on Old Hickory Boulevard. (WSMV) The break-in happened overnight on Old Hickory Boulevard. (WSMV)
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Police are investigating a burglary at a liquor store in the Nippers Corner neighborhood. The suspect broke through a glass door to get inside Vine Street Wine & Spirits on Old Hickory Boulevard overnight.

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Audit shows Nashville Sounds' ballpark over budget Video included

First Tennessee Park opened in 2015. (WSMV file photo) First Tennessee Park opened in 2015. (WSMV file photo)
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First Tennessee Park seemed to have hit a home run with baseball fans when it opened back in 2015, but some say it has struck out when it comes to the budget.

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Bridgestone Arena ranks 5th in country for ticket sales

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Bridgestone Arena ranks fifth in the country for concert ticket sales this year, with nearly 300,000 sold.

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Police ID body found at Percy Priest Lake Video included

The body was found at Hamilton Creek Marina. (WSMV) The body was found at Hamilton Creek Marina. (WSMV)
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Police have identified the victim as 23-year-old Christian Rentas Guillen. No foul play is suspected in his death.

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Metro Schools reverses decision, will open day of eclipse Video included

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With just a little more than a month to go before the total solar eclipse comes through Middle Tennessee, Metro Nashville Public Schools announced Monday it has reversed its decision to join other districts giving students the day off to experience the historic event.

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Davidson Sheriff's Office wins Battle of the Badges

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Following an emergency call from the red cross for blood donations, metro law enforcement officials went head to head encouraging individuals to give blood Monday at Nissan Stadium. The Sheriff's office won my a wide margin.

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Mother, teenage son injured in drive-by shooting in Antioch Video included

The victims drove to a nearby gas station to call police. (WSMV) The victims drove to a nearby gas station to call police. (WSMV)
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The victim's father told police he was driving on Pepperwood Drive with his wife, son and toddler when a man in dark clothing came up from a ditch and starting shooting at their car.

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Berry Hill gas station burglarized for 2nd time Video included

The thief broke in through a glass door at the gas station. (WSMV) The thief broke in through a glass door at the gas station. (WSMV)
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Police are investigating a burglary at a gas station in Berry Hill. The thief broke through a glass door to get into the Shell gas station on Thompson Lane across from 100 Oaks Mall.

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Restaurants offering deals for Nashville Scene's Burger Week

The Nashville Scene's Burger Week is this week. (Source: Nashville Scene) The Nashville Scene's Burger Week is this week. (Source: Nashville Scene)
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If hamburgers are your favorite food, then you're in luck this week in Nashville! The Nashville Scene's Burger Week is back from Monday through Sunday.

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Teens graduate in MNPD's first-ever Youth Citizen Police Academy Video included

(Source: Mayor Megan Barry / Twitter) (Source: Mayor Megan Barry / Twitter)
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Forty-four men graduated from the Metro Police Department's first-ever Youth Citizen Police Academy on Friday. The graduates accepted their diplomas at a special ceremony held at the Midtown Hills Precinct.

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Temporary traffic circle being installed in 12 South neighborhood

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Metro Public Works will be installing a temporary traffic circle at the intersection of 10th Avenue South and Lawrence Avenue.

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Burglar steals cash register, cigarettes from Berry Hill gas station Video included

The burglary happened just after 5 a.m. Friday. (WSMV) The burglary happened just after 5 a.m. Friday. (WSMV)
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Police are investigating a burglary at a gas station in Berry Hill. The burglar threw a rock to break the glass of the Shell gas station on Thompson Lane.

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Fort Nashborough, tribute to Nashville's first settlers, reopens Video included

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Fort Nashborough, a tribute to Nashville's first settlers, reopened in downtown Nashville Thursday afters years of planning and construction delays.

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Suicide game blamed for teen deaths; schools, police sending alerts Video included

According to the BBC, the Blue Whale challenge has origins in Russia. (WSMV) According to the BBC, the Blue Whale challenge has origins in Russia. (WSMV)
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A dangerous game, called the Blue Whale challenge, is making headlines around the country. Two families are now blaming the online game for their teens committing suicide last week.

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Metro police warn of new real estate scam Video included

The woman said she never heard back after pointing out it sounded like a scam. (WSMV) The woman said she never heard back after pointing out it sounded like a scam. (WSMV)
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Metro police say scam artists are taking advantage of Nashville’s hot real estate market.

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VIDEO: Suspect slips, breaks bottles during liquor store burglary Video included

The burglary happened at the store on Murfreesboro Pike. (WSMV) The burglary happened at the store on Murfreesboro Pike. (WSMV)
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Police are investigating an early morning break-in at an Antioch business. Stay with Channel 4 and WSMV.com for updates on this story.

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Mayor's office: No plan in works to privatize BNA

Nashville International Airport (WSMV file photo) Nashville International Airport (WSMV file photo)
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The mayor's office say there is not a plan in the works to privatize Nashville International Airport.

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Fugitive on TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list arrested in Nashville Video included

Deangelo Martinez Radley, 35, was arrested in Nashville. (Source: TBI) Deangelo Martinez Radley, 35, was arrested in Nashville. (Source: TBI)
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Deangelo Martinez Radley, 35, was wanted by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI for multiple charges involving cocaine trafficking.

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Funding requested to improve equipment, including cameras, at Metro parks Video included

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Mayor Megan Barry is asking for more than $26 million to upgrade equipment throughout Metro Government, including cameras that Channel 4 has extensively reported on.

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Crews hit water main while trying to replace utility poles

The water main break is happening on Franklin Pike. (WSMV) The water main break is happening on Franklin Pike. (WSMV)
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Workers were trying to replace utility poles at the intersection of Franklin Pike and Battery Lane when they struck the water main.

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Police looking for driver involved west Nashville crash Video included

The crash happened on Highway 70 at I-40 East. (WSMV) The crash happened on Highway 70 at I-40 East. (WSMV)
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The gray Toyota Camry was trying to get onto Interstate 40 East from Highway 70. The driver ended up going off the road, down the hill and hitting a tree.

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Public works to expand block of Broadway sidewalk by 8 feet

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A pilot project estimated to cost between $250,000 and $300,000 is looking to improve crowding and pedestrian safety on Broadway.

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Suspect wanted in robbery, stabbing in downtown Nashville

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The victim was robbed and stabbed at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Broadway. 

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Police hand out ice cream to North Precinct residents Video included

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Metro Police officers from the North Precinct helped locals beat the heat on the summer’s hottest day so far on Tuesday.

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Spring weather leads to excellent tomato crop Video included

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It’s not time for East Nashville’s popular Tomato Arts Festival but looks like there will be an especially nice tomato crop this year.

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Former Tennessee senator pleads not guilty to sexual battery

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A former Democratic Tennessee state senator has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of sexual battery.

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Shots fired through McDonald's drive-thru window during attempted robbery Video included

Two gunmen fired shots at a McDonald's drive-thru window just before midnight. (WSMV) Two gunmen fired shots at a McDonald's drive-thru window just before midnight. (WSMV)
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Police are looking for two armed suspects who shot at the drive-thru window at a McDonald's in Joelton.

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Metro Police hiring crossing guards for new school year Video included

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It may feel like the first day of school is weeks away, but Metro Police are already planning for the new school year.

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H&M planned for downtown Nashville development

Fifth and Broadway is set to open by early 2020. (WSMV) Fifth and Broadway is set to open by early 2020. (WSMV)
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The clothing retailer H&M has signed a 10-year lease to be a part of the Fifth and Broadway development in downtown Nashville.

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Music City Center to offer free Wi-Fi throughout building

The Music City Center opened in 2013. (WSMV) The Music City Center opened in 2013. (WSMV)
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The facility will now be offering free Wi-Fi throughout the building, which will be available in all meeting rooms, exhibit halls and public areas.

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Nashville man pleads guilty to threatening police on social media

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Robert Ellis Waddey, 22, was indicted by a federal grand jury in February. He pleaded guilty to his charges on Friday.

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Police looking for suspects in stabbing at East Nashville gas station Video included

The stabbing happened at the Speedway on Gallatin Pike. (WSMV) The stabbing happened at the Speedway on Gallatin Pike. (WSMV)
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Police are looking for the two suspects involved in a stabbing at an East Nashville gas station late Sunday night.

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Crews battling car, barn fire in Antioch Video included

A passerby called in the fire around 3:30 a.m. Monday. (WSMV) A passerby called in the fire around 3:30 a.m. Monday. (WSMV)
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Crews are working to prevent a barn fire from spreading to other homes on Mt. View Road in Antioch.

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Parents, 2 children tied up during north Nashville home invasion Video included

A couple and their two children were held hostage. (WSMV) A couple and their two children were held hostage. (WSMV)
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Police say the suspects broke into the home on Whites Creek Pike around 5 a.m. and zip-tied a couple and their two children, ages 4 and 13.

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Body found in woods at Four Corners Marina in Antioch

A passerby found the body at the edge of the woods. (WSMV) A passerby found the body at the edge of the woods. (WSMV)
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A passerby called 911 after finding the body Friday morning. According to Metro police, detectives believe this may have been a suicide.

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Old Hickory neighbors say drainage issues lead to flooded homes

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The rain came down hard and heavy on Sunday, with nearly 5 inches of rain falling in just a few hours. There are several residents who are still working to pump water out of their basements.

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2-year-old Preds fan dies of cancer, community voices support Video included

Trip Phinney received a visit from Predators players Mike Fisher and Roman Josi. (Source: Team Trip / Facebook) Trip Phinney received a visit from Predators players Mike Fisher and Roman Josi. (Source: Team Trip / Facebook)
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Monday, Trip passed away following a battle with cancer that lasted most of his life. For both those who did and didn't know him, Trip left quite an impression. 

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Community meeting gets heated over homeless village

Artist's rendering of the planned micro home community. (WSMV) Artist's rendering of the planned micro home community. (WSMV)
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Some residents in a Nashville neighborhood are not happy about a local church's plan. The "Tiny Village" of micro homes for the homeless will be behind Glencliff Church in south Nashville.

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Glencliff community at odds over micro homes village for homeless

Artist's rendering of the planned micro home community. (WSMV) Artist's rendering of the planned micro home community. (WSMV)
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The quiet green parcel of land in front of the Glencliff United Methodist Church will soon be home to 22 tiny houses designed for Nashville's most vulnerable homeless population.

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Police ID suspect in rape, abduction, robbery near Belmont

A woman was abducted from her apartment Monday morning. (WSMV) A woman was abducted from her apartment Monday morning. (WSMV)
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According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the victim said she woke up and saw a man in her bedroom holding a razor blade around 4 a.m. Monday.

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Nurse killed in stabbing at Wedgewood condo; police searching for suspect

Tiffany Ferguson's family shared this photo of her. Tiffany Ferguson's family shared this photo of her.
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Metro police are searching for the man who fatally stabbed a woman inside her Wedgewood condo on Tuesday morning.

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Metro police officer dies while trying to save woman in Cumberland River

Officer Eric Mumaw was 44 years old. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Officer Eric Mumaw was 44 years old. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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Metro Officer Eric Mumaw died Thursday morning while trying to save a woman who was threatening to drive her car into the Cumberland River.

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Police officer shot in north Nashville; Suspected gunman found dead

The shooting happened at the Cumberland Inn on West Trinity Lane. (WSMV) The shooting happened at the Cumberland Inn on West Trinity Lane. (WSMV)
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A police officer was shot in the shoulder while responding to a call at the Cumberland Inn on Tuesday morning, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.

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Sergeant on leave after shooting armed man at Donelson restaurant

Jordan Agnew was shot during an armed confrontation with police. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Jordan Agnew was shot during an armed confrontation with police. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Police said the suspect, Jordan Martel Agnew, was a disgruntled former employee of Uncle Bud's on Old Lebanon Pike.

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Police: Driver in Ellington Pkwy crash died from gunshot wound

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Metro police say the driver of a pickup truck who ran off of Ellington Parkway early Tuesday morning appears to have died from a gunshot wound.

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Nashville marijuana decriminalization bill passes final reading

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Metro Council has passed a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in Nashville.

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Mayor, police chief asking for $1M for equipment to protect officers

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Nashville city leaders have announced a plan to spend $1 million on equipment for police officers. The equipment, which includes ballistic plates and vests, is designed for officers who are going into tense environments.

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Nashville to host dozens of free events for Marine Week

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More than 80 free events will be offered throughout Music City encompassing the theme of "Community, Country and Corps."

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2 Metro police officers decommissioned over social media posts

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Two Metro police officers were decommissioned just days apart. It stems from their behavior on social media, specifically Facebook.

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City working to improve Nashville's worst intersections

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Mayor Megan Barry promised to improve traffic. The first evidence of that a plan to spend millions improving 15 intersections in Nashville.

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Some neighbors push against higher density housing proposal

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Neighborhoods around Nashville are seeing new homes pop up every day, sometimes creating tension between developers and neighbors.

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State investigates legality of work around possible rock quarry site

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The signs against a possible rock quarry are everywhere around Old Hickory. The quarry's not a done deal, but crews are already at work on the land. The state's in the midst of an investigation into whether the company has the proper permits for what they're doing. More>>

Suspect accused of shooting at Metro officers released from hospital, booked into jail

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Matthew McKervey allegedly shot at police when they came to his apartment on Hawkins Street to serve a drug-related search warrant last week.. More>>

Growth tops voters' concerns in Nashville mayoral race

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With Nashville growing like never before, voters said growth and development are the top concerns in the upcoming mayoral race. More>>

How safe are Nashville's greenways?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A vice chancellor at Vanderbilt University says the medical center is in a tough spot and much more downsizing is on the horizon.
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9-year-old Nashville girl killed in Chattanooga crash

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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

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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

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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

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

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Pipeline project resumes after Radnor Lake spill

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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

Nicholas Antonio Goodner & Quantrese Leyta Upkins Nicholas Antonio Goodner & Quantrese Leyta Upkins

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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