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Nashville woman killed in Williamson County crash

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One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Rutherford County on Friday morning.

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Rep. Cooper joins call to repeal law restricting DEA response to opioid epidemic Video included

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-TN (WSMV file photo) U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-TN (WSMV file photo)
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Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is joining the call to restore power to the Drug Enforcement Agency following an explosive investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post that uncovered a law currently prevents agents from cracking down on opioid abuse.

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Soldier killed in Hawaii helicopter crash laid to rest Video included

Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson was laid to rest on Thursday. (WSMV) Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson was laid to rest on Thursday. (WSMV)
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A two-month wait comes to an end. This week, the remains of Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson finally arrived home to Nashville.

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Metro Schools looking for students who desegregated schools

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Members of the Metro School Board are making a push to make the district’s past a major influence in its future.

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Mom charged in 2016 death of 6-month-old son

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The mother of a six-month-old boy was indicted on a charge of felony murder, according to a news release.

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Search ongoing for 2 suspects in shooting at south Nashville apartment complex Video included

The shooting happened at the Stone Brook Apartments. (WSMV) The shooting happened at the Stone Brook Apartments. (WSMV)
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Police said the victim was coming home to the Stone Brook Apartments on Hickory Trace Drive when two men tried to rob him.

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Police: 2 men arrested for breaking into Inglewood church

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Police have arrested two men for allegedly breaking into a church in Inglewood early Thursday morning.

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Community members say high bail on misdemeanors targets poor communities Video included

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If you wind up in trouble, the size of your paycheck could greatly impact how much time you spend in jail. High bonds on misdemeanor charges are forcing some people who can't afford it to stay in jail.

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Nashville studied several mid-size cities when devising new transit proposal Video included

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Gridlocked traffic and booming population growth have led many Nashville residents to question if the city’s traffic could grow to be as congested as Atlanta.

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Proposed projects in Metro expected to cost billions Video included

The proposed $5.2 billion mass transit plan would include an overhaul of the Metro bus system. (WSMV) The proposed $5.2 billion mass transit plan would include an overhaul of the Metro bus system. (WSMV)
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A push for several major projects could make the "It city" flashier than it's ever been before, but at what cost?

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Mayor's proposed $5.2B transit plan includes light rail, downtown tunnel Video included

Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV) Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV)
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and other city leaders unveiled Music City's long-awaited mass transit plan on Tuesday.

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2 injured in south Nashville apartment complex fire Video included

Two units were destroyed in the blaze at Brentwood Downs. (Source: Nashville Fire Department) Two units were destroyed in the blaze at Brentwood Downs. (Source: Nashville Fire Department)
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Two people were hospitalized after a massive fire broke out at the Brentwood Downs apartment complex in Nippers Corner on Wednesday morning.

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Metro airport authority fires CEO at board meeting Video included

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The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Board fired its president and CEO during a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

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Police looking for man who robbed Hermitage gas station Video included

The gas station was robbed around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV) The gas station was robbed around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV)
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Police are on the hunt for a suspect who robbed a gas station in Hermitage early Wednesday morning.

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Remains of soldier killed in helicopter crash arrive home in Middle TN Video included

The remains of Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson returned home on Tuesday. (WSMV) The remains of Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson returned home on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Two months ago, a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Hawaii during a training mission, taking the lives of five soldiers. One of those soldiers was originally from Middle Tennessee.

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Investigation continues into Gulch shooting Video included

The shootout happened early Friday morning at 8th Avenue South near Division Street. (WSMV) The shootout happened early Friday morning at 8th Avenue South near Division Street. (WSMV)
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Three people were injured. Five people have been questioned, but so far, no one has been charged.

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Safety expert shares tips for National Fire Prevention Month Video included

There have already been more than 175 house fires in Nashville this year. (WSMV) There have already been more than 175 house fires in Nashville this year. (WSMV)
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There have already been more than 175 house fires in Nashville in 2017 alone. Nashville firefighters tell News 4 that only 74 of those homes had smoke detectors.  

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Police: Nashville woman brought child to drug deal

Cherrelle Franklin (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Cherrelle Franklin (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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According to the arrest report, 31-year-old Cherrelle Franklin sold crack cocaine for $30 to a police informant on Aug. 17.

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Gas station clerk injured during robbery in Antioch Video included

The robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday. (WSMV) The robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday. (WSMV)
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Several employees and customers were inside the Exxon on Murfreesboro Road when the robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday.

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Nashville mayor welcomes new police officer trainees Video included

The trainees were welcomed by Mayor Megan Barry on Monday. (WSMV) The trainees were welcomed by Mayor Megan Barry on Monday. (WSMV)
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Thirty-seven new police officer trainees are beginning a rigorous 22-week training period.

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New Division Street extension bridge now open to traffic Video included

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The bridge runs from 2nd Avenue South to 8th Avenue South and helps to connect Music Row, Vanderbilt, Belmont, Midtown and the Gulch.

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Arrest made after shots fired near TSU homecoming game Video included

The shots were fired at the Exxon gas station near Nissan Stadium. (WSMV) The shots were fired at the Exxon gas station near Nissan Stadium. (WSMV)
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The celebration around Tennessee State University's homecoming game was interrupted by gunfire this weekend.

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2 suspects wanted in Antioch pharmacy burglary Video included

The suspects broke into the Walgreens on Antioch Pike. (WSMV) The suspects broke into the Walgreens on Antioch Pike. (WSMV)
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Police are looking for two men who burglarized a pharmacy in Antioch overnight.

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Briley Parkway reopens after truck hauling cows overturns Video included

The cows were rounded up on the roadway. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) The cows were rounded up on the roadway. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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A tractor-trailer hauling cows overturned on Briley Parkway North between I-40 and Elm Hill Pike.

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Police: Dispute over camera sale led to south Nashville shooting

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One man has been shot in a car near the intersection of Celebration Way and Nolensville Pike in south Nashville.

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Southern Festival of Books continues through Sunday

The Southern Festival of Books runs through Sunday. (WSMV) The Southern Festival of Books runs through Sunday. (WSMV)
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Thousands of book lovers will be in Nashville this weekend for the Southern Festival of Books at War Memorial Plaza.

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Prostitutes arrested at much higher rate than their customers Video included

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It’s been called the world’s oldest profession, but prostitution is still a crime in Nashville. Nearly 500 people were arrested in Davidson County last year for selling their bodies for sex.

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3 injured in shootout near downtown Nashville; Police questioning 5 people Video included

Shots were fired along 8th Avenue South near Division Street. (WSMV) Shots were fired along 8th Avenue South near Division Street. (WSMV)
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Police said all of the victims and suspects were inside or on the property of the Agenda nightclub on 9th Avenue South.

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Motorcyclist killed in south Nashville crash

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Larry Bigham, 67, was driving a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he hit the back of a Ford F-150 pickup truck at the intersection of Haywood Lane and Chambers Drive.

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Community wants answers after rocks repeatedly thrown at cars in southeast Nashville Video included

One man suffered serious eye damage when a rock hit his car. (WSMV) One man suffered serious eye damage when a rock hit his car. (WSMV)
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A windy, 3-mile stretch of Bell Road is the focus of the police investigation where large rocks have been thrown into cars on nine separate occasions.

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Metro leading effort to recycle glass bottles from downtown bars Video included

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Mayor Megan Barry's team says they're making a move toward drastically boosting the city's recycling rate. In order to do it, they say they need the help of bartenders. 

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Police: Missing woman located, taken to hospital for evaluation

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A missing woman with dementia has been found safe and has been taken to a nearby hospital for medical evaluation.

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Police make arrest in alleged rape on TSU campus Video included

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a rape reported this week that occurred last month on the campus of Tennessee State University.

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Young man stabbed in the face during domestic dispute Video included

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An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the face with a box cutter after an argument at a Simpkins Street home, according to police.

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Security guard opens fire on robbers' getaway car Video included

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A security guard working next door opened fire on two suspects fleeing from the Cartronics automobile electronics store in Madison on Thursday morning.

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Nashville Fire Dept. warns drivers not to drive over hoses Video included

Driving over the hoses can severely damage them. (WSMV) Driving over the hoses can severely damage them. (WSMV)
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The Nashville Fire Department says its water hoses are being damaged because drivers are running over them.

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Mayor Barry to announce transit plan next week

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News 4 obtained a copy of invitations sent out to supporters saying the launch of the “Let’s Move Nashville” transit plan will be held next Tuesday at the Music City Center.

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Burglar steals jewelry from Kmart in Donelson Video included

The burglary happened at the location on Donelson Pike. (WSMV) The burglary happened at the location on Donelson Pike. (WSMV)
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A burglar stole jewelry from the K-Mart on Donelson Pike overnight. Police are unsure about how the intruder got into the store and if there were multiple suspects.

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Pedestrian hit by car near south Nashville park

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A pedestrian was struck by a car in west Nashville on Wednesday morning. The incident happened on Edmondson Pike near Whitfield Park.

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Murder rate rising in Davidson County Video included

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If one more murder occurs in Davidson County, the county will match the number of homicides for all of 2016.

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Businesses lose customers during Division Street construction project Video included

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After more than a year of construction, a bridge extension project is finally set to open for traffic on Division Street in Nashville. But the project has caused headaches for businesses, even costing some of them customers.

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Tootsie's celebrating 57th birthday with big Broadway bash Video included

Gates opened at 11 a.m. for Tootsie's free birthday bash. (WSMV) Gates opened at 11 a.m. for Tootsie's free birthday bash. (WSMV)
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An iconic Nashville business is taking over part of Lower Broadway on Tuesday to celebrate a big anniversary.

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Nashville gang member sentenced for lying to grand jury

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Keno Deandre Lane, 25, pleaded guilty earlier this year to lying to a grand jury, obstructing justice and being an unlawful drug user in possession of a firearm.

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Firefighter hospitalized after ammonia leak at south Nashville business Video included

The incident happened at Cold Storage of Nashville on Hackworth Street. (WSMV) The incident happened at Cold Storage of Nashville on Hackworth Street. (WSMV)
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A firefighter is in the hospital after an ammonia leak at a south Nashville business.

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Unarmed security guard shot during robbery on West End Video included

Police released this photo of the suspected gunman. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Police released this photo of the suspected gunman. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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According to the Vanderbilt University Police Department, the suspect demanded money from the clerk just after 4 a.m. The gunman then shot the security guard before leaving the store.

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Metro officer decommissioned after arrest in Smyrna

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A Metro Police officer was decommissioned on Monday after being arrested in Smyrna early Sunday morning.

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Man convicted of shooting former Councilman arrested again

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The man charged with shooting a former Metro Councilman has been arrested again, according to court records.

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3 teens in custody after escaping detention facility in north Nashville Video included

Hunter Hackney (L), Laterrio Woods (center) and Ezekio Fields escaped on Sunday night. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Hunter Hackney (L), Laterrio Woods (center) and Ezekio Fields escaped on Sunday night. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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According to Metro police, Ezekio Fields, 17; Hunter Hackney, 17; and Laterrio Woods, 16, escaped from the Gateway to Independence facility on Stewarts Lane on Sunday night.

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Former Belle Meade police officer charged with theft

Donald Lawman (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Donald Lawman (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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A former Belle Meade police officer has been fired after allegedly stealing prescription medications from a relative.

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Two facing charges in armed home invasion after unrelated car crash

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Metro Police identified the suspects in a terrifying armed robbery in Madison after they were involved in an unrelated crash later that same day.

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Woman carjacked by 4 men on Lipscomb University campus

Police released this photo of the suspects. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Police released this photo of the suspects. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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According to police, one of the men tapped the driver's side window of the victim's car with a handgun and told her to get out of the car. The woman said she reached for her purse, which is when another teen said, "You're not taking that."

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Adventure Science Center sells out of solar eclipse glasses

The Adventure Science Center put out this sign to let visitors know the glasses were sold out. (WSMV) The Adventure Science Center put out this sign to let visitors know the glasses were sold out. (WSMV)
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After days of long lines, the Adventure Science Center has sold out of glasses for the solar eclipse. Stay with News 4 for updates on this story.

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Former Titan Oher's court hearing reset for October Video included

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A former Tennessee Titans player appeared in court today after a fateful Uber ride where he allegedly drunkenly assaulted the driver in a gas station parking lot. 

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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

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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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