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Friday, January 30, 2015

DEFENSE WANTS RAPE TRIAL VERDICT TOSSED
Defense attorneys in the Vanderbilt University rape trial want the guilty verdicts thrown out. The attorneys say it's because one of the jurors failed to disclose that they'd been the victim of a sex crime more than 12 years ago.

ILLNESS CLOSES PERRY COUNTY SCHOOLS
There's another Tennessee School system closed today because of illness. This time, Perry County Schools, because of flu-like illnesses. Not just the kids. One on five teachers were also out yesterday.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

FREE TEEN DRIVING SAFETY AWARENESS
If you have a teenager about to start driving soon, or already driving, this could help you sleep better at night. The Metro Police Department is offering a free Teenage Driver Awareness Class on Feb 14th. It's for people between 14 and 18, at the South Precinct, on Harding Place. You'll need to sign up in advance, since there's limited space.  If you want to see if there are any spots left, here's the info. (Erika.bowden@nashville.gov.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

VANDERBILT PLAYERS FOUND GUILTY OF RAPE
The rape happened in a span of 30 minutes. The case has been pending 19 months. The trial took 12 days. The jury deliberations took just a little more than 3 hours.
When the verdicts came in at 4:52 p.m.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

OVERNIGHT CRIME SPREE LEADS TO WEST NASHVILLE
Police are searching for three black male suspects who allegedly carjacked a woman on Donelson Pike, then robbed the Twice Daily gas station at Charlotte and Old Hickory in West Meade.  The men crashed the victim’s car in front of the store and ran.

Monday, January 26, 2015

POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT AND FOR MISSING GEORGIA COUPLE
Here's another story of a Craigslist meetup that seems to have gone bad. Police are searching for a Georgia couple who have been missing since Thursday after they went to buy a car from someone they contacted through Craigslist. 69-year-old Elrey "Bud" and 66-year-old June Runion were last seen leaving to meet the car seller, and haven't been heard from since.

Friday, January 23, 2015

WEEKEND WEATHER
Here we go with the weather: We've already had Mix listeners call in and report that they've been getting some freezing rain. Justin Bruce with News2 says rain mixes with sleet Friday, and snow is possible overnight. Get more info at the link, above.

NASHVILLE-BASED CHEMO DUCK LAUNCHES FIRST EVER APP CREATED FOR KIDS WITH CANCER
This story is so inspiring!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

TWO WATER MAIN BREAKS REPORTED HOURS APART IN NASHVILLE
Boy did we have the problems with water yesterday morning! Officials say everybody's water service is restored  after two separate water main breaks yesterday. One was on McGavock Pike near Elm Hill Pike in Donelson, and another one about six miles away, in Hermitage.

STOP BATHING SO OFTEN! IT'S BAD FOR YOU!
If you skipped a bath because of all that, that's okay.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WATER MAIN BREAK AFFECTS NASHVILLE
You still may wanna take some water along in the car with you today, in case you find yourself somewhere where they're still having water issues. But Metro Water department crews do seem to be getting that break in a 60-inch water main in Donelson under control, and rerouted.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WEATHER: 60S NOW, SNOW BY SUNDAY?
HEADS UP! Enjoy this wonderful weather while you can.

Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK DAY EVENTS IN NASHVILLE
Today is MLK Day, a day to remember the late Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Junior. Middle Tennessee government buildings, schools, banks, and state and federal offices will be closed. Metro Transit Authority buses are on a holiday schedule.

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