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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

GOVERNOR SUPPORTS COOLING OFF PERIOD IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES
Lawmakers say they'll bring it, and the Tennessee Governor says he'll support it... making a 12-hour "cooling off" period a law in domestic violence cases. The changes come after a prominent Nashville contractor was arrested twice for assaulting his girlfriend in a single day. The 12 hours HAD been recommended, but judges could waive it, as one did in this case.

Monday, June 23, 2014

ANTIOCH MAN ARRESTED FOR LEAVING CHILD IN HOT CAR
We mentioned just Friday that this is the time of year we ALL need to look out for kids and pets left in hot cars, and someone doing that, helped save the life of a child this weekend. Antioch police got a call from someone who found a 2-year-old girl sweating and crying, unattended, locked in a hot car, at K&S Market.

Friday, June 20, 2014

TWO LANES OF SOUTHBOUND I-65 CLOSED THIS WEEKEND
There's road closure stuff going on this weekend that you'll want to know about if you're going to be north of town. I-65 south will be shut down to one lane in the Rivergate area, so crews can do bridge repair work at Mansker Creek, East Cedar Street, Long Hollow Pike and Rivergate Parkway. The closures start tonight at 8 and end Monday morning before drive time.

TWO CHARGED FOLLOWING DEADLY MOTORCYCLE CRASH
Please, make a mental note to LOOK TWICE for motorcycles.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

I-65 SOUTH NEAR RIVERGATE DOWN TO ONE LANE THIS WEEKEND
I'm giving you this story first, because it could mean the difference in you being on time or being late for whatever you've got planned. It's road closure stuff. TWO lanes of I-65 south will be closed near the Rivergate area.. cutting you down to one lane, all weekend on I65 South so workers can make repairs at Mansker Creek, East Cedar Street, Long Hollow Pike and Rivergate Parkway bridges.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON SAYS IRAQI LEADER HAS TO 'GO'
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Iraq's prime minister needs to go.  Clinton said Tuesday that Nouri al-Maliki is only making the situation worse as Iraq lurches toward civil war.  Meantime, President Obama will meet with congressional leaders on the growing crisis in Iraq later today.

CITY WILL OFFER DOMESTIC PARTNER BENEFITS
Nashville will soon provide health insurance and pension benefits to the same-sex partners of city employees.  The move was approved by the Metro Council last ni

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

TORNADOES KILL TWO IN NEBRASKA
There were tornadoes yesterday in Nebraska that killed two people and injured at least two dozen others. Cleanup and recovery starts today.

MORE ANIMALS AT OLD HICKORY LAKE IN MT. JULIET FOUND DEAD, SENT FOR TESTING
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is trying to figure out what's killing animals on Old Hickory Lake in Mt. Juliet.

Monday, June 16, 2014

BONNAROO OVER, FESTIVAL ATTENDEES HEADED BACK HOME
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is over.

Friday, June 13, 2014

DRIVERS RESCUE FELLOW DRIVER ON VIETNAM VETERANS BLVD THURSDAY
While thousands of drivers were stuck in that traffic jam on Vietnam Veterans Boulevard yesterday morning, here's what was happening up ahead. There were drivers working together to help pull a man out of his overturned SUV near Conference Drive.
Police say 45 year old Gerald Freeman's tire blew and his vehicle rolled.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

BONNAROO KICKS OFF TONIGHT
www.bonnaroo.com
The Bonnaroonies are here, and more are on the way. The gates opened last night in Manchester for the 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The first shows are tonight, and headliners include Elton John, Jack White, Lionel Richie and Kanye West. They're expecting 80 thousand people to attend.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

POLICE LOOKING FOR HERMITAGE BANK ROBBER
Bad guy on the loose! Local Police are hoping you'll check out the surveillance photos and see if you know the crook who robbed the Fifth Third Bank yesterday afternoon in Hermitage. The guy told clerks he had a bomb and demanded cash.

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