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Metro reaches settlement with prisoner paralyzed in jail

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Taxpayers will pay more than $500,000 to a man who was left paralyzed by a correctional officer.

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Nashville's mayoral special election: who's running?

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A surprise ruling came down from the Tennessee Supreme Court on Tuesday moving up Nashville's upcoming mayoral special election by more than two months. It has many Nashvillians wondering...who's running for the job?

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Early voters share top concerns ahead of Nashville mayoral vote next week Video included

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Early voting ends Saturday and many Nashville voters are figuring out what matters most before casting ballots.  Campaigns for the next mayor are in high gear. On Friday, early voters said their biggest concerns for the city's next leader, such as the budget shortfall. 

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Suicide prevention group weighs in on new 13 Reasons Why season Video included

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13 Reasons Why is back. Season 2 arrived on Netflix Friday morning. It's subject matter dealing with teen suicide made it a deeply controversial show last year. One mental health group said calls from teachers and counselors did increase with the first season. While there are still some concerns with the show, there are a few things very different about this season.

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Second person arrested for Nashville beating death

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Police say a Nashville man beating another man to death during a fight earlier this month.

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Nashville getting ready to celebrate royal wedding festivities Video included

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We're only a day away from the royal wedding, and Nashville is gearing up to celebrate.

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Driver charged in rollover semi crash on I-24 East Video included

The semi is lying on its side on the off-ramp from I-24 East to I-65. (WSMV) The semi is lying on its side on the off-ramp from I-24 East to I-65. (WSMV)
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The wreck happened on the I-24 East off-ramp to Interstate 65 north of downtown just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

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4 displaced after Nashville house fire Video included

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Four people have been displaced after a house fire on Edwards Avenue.

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Nashville advocates demand Mayor make affordable housing a top priority Video included

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With one week remaining before the Nashville mayoral election, candidates are doing everything they can to win over voters.

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Nashville rethinking Eighth Avenue study after pushback, water project Video included

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Pushback on a study to cut down lanes on a major Nashville corridor is forcing city leaders back to the drawing board.

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Joelton gas station clerk fights back, shoots robbery suspect Video included

The shooting happened at the Shell gas station on Whites Creek Pike. (WSMV) The shooting happened at the Shell gas station on Whites Creek Pike. (WSMV)
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A gas station clerk fought back after three suspects with guns tried to rob his store in Joelton overnight.

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Charity Navigator adds Nashville Zoo to top 10 list

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The Nashville Zoo has been named one of the top 10 in the country, according to Charity Navigator.

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Metro teachers surprised with cupcakes Video included

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Metro teachers got a tasty surprise on Wednesday when The Cupcake Collection showed up with sweet treats.

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Man shows up at hospital after being shot in north Nashville

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Police are investigating after a shooting victim showed up at a Nashville hospital.

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Witnesses say over 100 partygoers fled AK-47 gunfire at rental house Video included

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Two witnesses who were at a house party on Miami Avenue when a gunman started firing on early Sunday morning told News4 there were more than 100 people at the house during the shooting.

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Residential building permits down in Nashville Video included

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It seems like new homes are popping up all over Nashville, but residential building permits are down 40 percent this quarter.

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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run last week in Madison

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Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run crash last week that killed a pedestrian in Madison.

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Crews respond to fire at west Nashville restaurant Video included

Officials say no one was injured in the fire. (WSMV) Officials say no one was injured in the fire. (WSMV)
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Officials say the exhaust fan at Lucky Bamboo China Bistro caught fire Wednesday morning.

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Gunman fires AK-47 into house party, 6 teens injured Video included

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Police are releasing details about a weekend house party in the Opryland area that turned violent.

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Car crashes into utility pole, knocks out power to south Nashville residents Video included

The crash happened along Cherrywood Drive, which is off Nolensville Pike. (WSMV) The crash happened along Cherrywood Drive, which is off Nolensville Pike. (WSMV)
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The 5400 block of Cherrywood Drive remains closed in both directions. Witnesses said they saw the driver of the silver Acura running from the scene.

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Metro Council passes resolution to continue emission testing Video included

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With little debate Metro Council passed a resolution by voice vote, to continue emission testing in Davidson County beyond 2022.

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Council members find way to give employees raise Video included

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Some Metro Council members said they have found a way to give city employees the raises they were promised.

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Nashville firefighters sound alarm on truck shortage Video included

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As Nashville's population continues to grow, more people are going to need help, but when it comes to responding to emergencies firefighters said they need better resources and more of them.

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3 injured in crash involving MTA bus on Lafayette Street

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Three people were injured in a crash involving an MTA bus on Tuesday afternoon on Lafayette Street.

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Metro Council to debate county's emissions testing program Video included

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State lawmakers recently voted to stop forcing drivers to get the $9 annual emissions test, and Metro Council could vote to bring it back.

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Suspect arrested for November 2016 fatal shooting

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Police have arrested a suspect in the November 2016 fatal shooting at the Southwood Park Apartment, according to a Metro Police news release.

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Nashville, other cities share concerns about Bird scooters Video included

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The Bird scooters suddenly appeared here last Monday and two days later the city sent a cease and desist letter to the company because of safety concerns.

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Councilman wants to develop around Donelson train station Video included

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A Metro Councilman wants Donelson to be the first to develop a community centered around transit, taking advantage of the existing transportation in the area.

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Millennials skipping starter homes for larger homes Video included

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Adam Crain and his wife bought in The Nations in Nashville three and a half years ago. He said it was an "up and coming" neighborhood at the time.

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Power restored to 2,800 NES customers in Centennial Park area

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Power has been restored to 2,800 NES customers around Centennial Park in west Nashville.

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Mayor Briley to hold town hall meeting Monday night

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Nashville residents have the opportunity to voice their concerns to Mayor David Briley in person Monday night.

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Nashville group working to make dangerous road safer Video included

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Since the transit vote failed, a local group is working to make changes on one of the most dangerous roads in Music City.

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Mother of 19-year-old drowning victim shares plea for safety Video included

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A teen's mother pleads with people to be more cautious after her son drowned while swimming at Percy Priest Lake on Friday. 

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Metro, NES, TVA to make improvements to homes Video included

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About 125 homes in Nashville are about to get a major upgrade, thanks to a collaboration between Mayor David Briley’s office, Nashville Electric Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Youth Council mural promotes unity in Nashville Video included

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A symbol of Nashville’s diverse culture now stands for thousands of drivers to see.

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Campers leave trash along riverbank in west Nashville Video included

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Trash, human waste, used needles, this is what a man found on Friday along the Cumberland River in west Nashville.

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Mayoral candidate faces backlash for comment about racial profiling Video included

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A Nashville mayoral candidate is defending comments he said on Thursday night when he defended racial profiling by police.

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Challenges of moving forward after transit plan failed Video included

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The failed mass transit plan was supposed to make Nashville a more walking and biking friendly city, but now locals are wondering what happens next to take care of their communities’ needs.

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Suspect dies at jail after allegedly fighting officers

Scott Haines died at the jail over the weekend. This is a mug shot from a 2010 arrest. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Scott Haines died at the jail over the weekend. This is a mug shot from a 2010 arrest. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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Scott Haines was arrested after officers responded to a home on Earhart Road for a medical call on Saturday night.

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Case against suspect in Opry Mills shooting sent to grand jury Video included

Justin Golson is charged in connection with the shooting at Opry Mills. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Justin Golson is charged in connection with the shooting at Opry Mills. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Justin Golson, 22, is charged with second-degree homicide in connection with the shooting at Opry Mills.

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Police looking for driver who hit, killed woman in Madison

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The woman was struck while she was crossing Myatt Drive near Spring Branch Road at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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News4 reporter confronts driver parked in bike lane Video included

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A Metro Council member is calling on city leaders to take action after a series of photos showing recent bike lane blockages all over Nashville surfaced on Twitter Wednesday.

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Renovations to begin soon at Music City Central Video included

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Bus riders can expect to see a lot of construction work around the Music City Central station soon.

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Metro sends cease and desist letter to Bird scooters Video included

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Just two days after making its debut, the new electric scooters in downtown Nashville are being forced to move.

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Budget shortfall leaves Nashville teachers without raises Video included

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Metro teachers won't be getting raises like they hoped after Nashville Mayor David Briley didn't give schools the funding it needed.

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Ex-Councilman Greene convicted on coercion of witness charge

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Former Metro Councilman Loniel Greene has been found guilty on Thursday on a charge of coercion of a witness.

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Officials investigating after house catches fire for 2nd time Video included

This is the second time the home has caught fire within a few days. (WSMV) This is the second time the home has caught fire within a few days. (WSMV)
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Crews are calling the second fire suspicious because the electricity to the home was already turned off after the first fire.

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School bus involved in crash in north Nashville Video included

The crash happened in north Nashville on Wednesday morning. (WSMV) The crash happened in north Nashville on Wednesday morning. (WSMV)
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According to officials at the scene, the bus and other vehicles were at a four-way stop, and there was confusion about who was supposed to cross the intersection first.

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Nashville Fire Department adds arson dog to aide investigations Video included

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The Nashville Fire Department has a new crime-fighting tool.

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Video shows Metro officer failing to stop for crash victim lying in highway Video included

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A cell phone video taken moments after a serious motorcycle crash on Interstate 40 near downtown Nashville on Monday shows a Metro Police officer pass the scene without stopping.

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Dog store "cut off" for selling CBD oil Video included

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Robin Cohn said she didn't really open Come, Sit, Stay 14 years ago to make money.

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Body recovered from Cumberland River near Shelby Park Video included

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Emergency personnel has pulled a body out of the Cumberland River on Tuesday afternoon.

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FOP advocating for higher salaries for Metro officers Video included

Union representatives attended a meeting on Tuesday. (WSMV) Union representatives attended a meeting on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Members of the Fraternal Order of Police are fighting for higher salaries for Metro Nashville Police Department officers.

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Court date continued for accused Opry Mills shooter

Justin Golson is charged in connection with the shooting at Opry Mills. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Justin Golson is charged in connection with the shooting at Opry Mills. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Justin Golson, 22, was initially scheduled to appear in court Monday but will now appear in court on Thursday.

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Driver arrested after nearly crashing into Hermitage home Video included

The crash happened on Mona Drive near Terry Lane. (WSMV) The crash happened on Mona Drive near Terry Lane. (WSMV)
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According to officials, a suspected drunk driver lost control of his car and went into a yard on Mona Drive near Terry Lane.

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Video shows frantic moments after I-40 motorcycle crash Video included

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Cell phone video captured by a News4 viewer showed the frantic moments after a motorcycle crash on Interstate 40 on Monday morning.

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Health Advocacy Groups unite to push for Medicaid expansion Video included

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Critics have long been concerned of unforeseen costs of expanding Medicaid in the state. At an event Monday, health advocacy group representatives claimed lawmakers should take note of new poll numbers in Tennessee. 

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The best locations if you're going to early vote for mayoral election Video included

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Early voting for Nashville's next mayor is already underway. 

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Suspect crashes car after multi-county police pursuit ends in Nashville Video included

The driver crashed on Briley Parkway at Brick Church Pike. (WSMV) The driver crashed on Briley Parkway at Brick Church Pike. (WSMV)
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A pursuit involving a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper that started in Robertson County has just ended in Davidson County.

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14 candidates vie to be next Nashville mayor

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Fourteen candidates have been certified to run for Nashville Mayor in a special election to be held on Aug. 2.

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'Concerning' app found on Metro police phones Video included

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News 4 has learned some in Metro government have an app designed to destroy records installed on their phones.

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Property owner's appeals impact Metro budget Video included

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Metro officials are worried about numbers that show Metro is taking in less property tax money than expected. It’s bad news for the budget.

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Metro official apologizes for spending $135K on stadium without permission Video included

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A Metro official apologized on Monday for spending $135,000 on the yet-to-be-approved MLS stadium project at the Nashville Fairgrounds.

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Barry pleads guilty to criminal charge, resigns as mayor Video included

Megan Barry plead guilty on charge of theft of property more than $10,000. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Megan Barry plead guilty on charge of theft of property more than $10,000. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry pleaded guilty to theft of property charges on Tuesday morning and will resign later this morning, according to the plea agreement.

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Sheriff not invited to celebration of jail construction

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An invitation to a celebration about the jail’s construction has become the latest rift between Sheriff Daron Hall and Nashville Mayor Megan Barry.

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Nashville mayor admits affair with security chief Video included

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has admitted that she had an affair with the former head of her security detail, according to a statement released by the Mayor's office on Wednesday.

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TBI to investigate if Mayor Barry broke law during affair with bodyguard

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District Attorney General Glenn Funk has asked the TBI to investigate whether Nashville Mayor Megan Barry or others violated any criminal law, according to a statement from the D.A.’s office.

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Mayor’s office under fire for proposal to close hospital Video included

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The Mayor’s Office is under fire and the gloves are coming off about a proposal to reduce patient care at a Nashville hospital with a tradition of serving the poor.

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Metro Schools administrator accused of harassment resigns Video included

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A Metro Schools administrator placed on administrative leave last month while being investigated for harassing female employees has resigned effective Friday, according to the school system.

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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

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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

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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

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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>>

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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