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Officials working to address 'discipline gap' in Nashville schools Video included


It's a nationwide problem, and Nashville is no exception, but Metro Nashville Public Schools is trying to make a difference.

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16-year-old girl reported missing in Nashville


Metro Nashville Police said in a news release that there is no evidence of foul play at this time and that the teen has been known to visit with friends in the past.

Woman accused of threatening to shoot Kroger employee


A woman is accused of threatening to shoot an employee at a Nashville Kroger store.

Nashville man charged with assault after striking officer


A Nashville man is accused of hurting a police officer who was trying to break up a fight during a domestic disturbance.

Suspect surrenders on attempted murder charge


The suspected gunman in a shooting July 10 in the parking lot of the Walmart Neighborhood Store that left a man critically injured turned himself in at police headquarters on Tuesday night.

1 adult, 1 child injured in shooting released from the hospital Video included


A woman and a young boy injured in a shooting were released from the hospital Tuesday.

Property manager received 'minor' complaints about residents before meth fire Video included


Managers spent Monday surveying the damage at the Alta Loma apartments in Madison after a meth fire destroyed several units.

Former employee suing popular restaurant Video included


One of Nashville's most popular restaurants is facing a federal lawsuit.

Metro Schools joins president's ‘My Brother's Keeper' program Video included


Metro Schools are joining President Obama's efforts to help boys of color succeed.

NES warning customers about prepaid card scam Video included


A few weeks ago, NES issued a warning about a prepaid card scam that was bilking customers out of thousands of dollars. Now, the scammers are targeting a new group of people.

Metro officer injured during traffic stop in south Nashville


A Metro police officer is recovering after nearly being run over by a driver overnight in south Nashville.

Man who died after lake incident remembered by fishing partner Video included


Family and friends are remembering a man who died this week after he fell from his boat at Percy Priest Lake.

New security features coming to Davidson Co. license plate stickers Video included


Starting on Tuesday, for the first time, the Davidson County Clerk's Office will start printing actual license plate numbers on their stickers.

Police warn of phone scammer threatening victims with arrest


The Metro Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam where the caller demands money and threatens the victims with arrest.

Metro police investigating fraudulent push poll call in school board race Video included


The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce believes up to 1,000 people in District 8 and District 2 may have received the push poll in their name.

Police investigating teen who was shot in Antioch


The 19-year-old who was shot in the head on Wednesday night in Antioch is now being investigated by police in connection to robberies in the area.

Police: Meth shipped to Nashville FedEx store


Police say a box with 5.5 pounds of meth inside was sent from California to the FedEx store on West End Avenue.

Big turnover at DA's office as new leader prepares to take charge Video included


Davidson County will usher in a new era on Sept. 1 when long-time District Attorney Tory Johnson hands over the reins to his successor, Glenn Funk. But it could be a bumpy transition.

74-year-old dies after being rescued from Percy Priest Lake Video included

A man has died after being rescued from Percy Priest Lake on Wednesday morning.

Registered sex offender accused of selling ice cream to children Video included


Most parents wouldn't think twice about giving their kids a dollar and letting them chase the ice cream man. But investigators say a convicted child predator was using a homemade ice cream van to get close to kids.

Dean to speak on immigration at White House conference


Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will be visiting the White House on Wednesday.

Fire department official involved in crash in south Nashville


Officials say a district chief was responding to a shooting call when her vehicle was rear-ended, causing a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Harding Place and Linbar Drive.

7-year-old rescued from pool at Napier Park center Video included

According to a statement from Metro Parks, a 7-year-old boy with special needs was pulled from the shallow end of the pool.


Teen killed in shooting at south Nashville convenience store Video included


Police said Deshaun Sawyers, 18, a recent graduate of Blackman High in Murfreesboro, was killed outside the Exxon Tiger Mart on Harding Place late Monday night.

Dad busted on drug charges with kids in car


A Nashville father has been arrested after taking his two young children with him to a drug deal.

Nashville home survives lightning strike Video included


Powerful storms Monday night lead to a close call for one Nashville family.

Man stabbed outside Subway restaurant


Subway customers were shocked when a man ran into the restaurant Monday night saying he had been stabbed.

McGavock baseball team loses concession stand in act of vandalism Video included


An unfortunate act of vandalism and destruction has cost the McGavock High School baseball team their concession stand.

Nashville community honors, remembers John Seigenthaler Video included


Friends, colleagues, and politicians gathered to remember Nashville icon John Seigenthaler on Sunday evening.

Senators file complaint against Judge Casey Moreland in light of controversial decision


Three Tennessee state senators have submitted a complaint against General Sessions Judge Casey Moreland, the elected official mired in a controversial domestic violence case.

Woman raped at gunpoint in Nashville park


A woman was raped at gunpoint Wednesday morning at a Metro Nashville Park.

Police make arrests for sex trafficking


Police announced Thursday they have busted a trafficking ring that was selling women for sex in Nashville.

Pediatrician who sued Metro officer may settle out of court Video included


A pediatrician who sued a Metro police officer for allegedly "manhandling" her while she tried to rescue a baby may settle out of court for $99,000.

Man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend, assaulting her friend


Police say 31-year-old Christopher Robinson drove to his ex-girlfriend's house on Tusculum Road in Nashville on Wednesday night and forced her into his SUV.

Nashville songwriter arrested on public intoxication charge


A Nashville songwriter's night out on the town wound up landing him in handcuffs early Thursday morning.

Neighbors concerned after alleged rape at Rose Park Video included


Neighbors say they will be watching their children more closely after a woman was allegedly raped in Rose Park early Wednesday morning.

Nashville man sentenced to 70 years in prison


A Nashville man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for several domestic violence-related crimes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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