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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

OBAMA ON ISIS
President Obama says ISIS will be degraded and destroyed.  A day after a video of the an American journalist being beheaded (the second, by the way), President Obama said driving the jihadist group from Iraq and Syria will take a sustained international effort, and promised to bring justice. 

CVS STOPS SELLING TOBACCO
As of today, you'll have to go someplace other than CVS to get your smoke on: they're out of the tobacco business.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

LOCAL: 32 TEENS ESCAPE FROM DCS FACILITY IN BORDEAUX
At least 32 teenagers escaped from a Department of Children's Services facility in Bordeaux late last night … the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center on Stewarts Lane. Police think the kids, all between 14 and 17, pulled up a fence to get out. Some have been recaptured... but not all. News2 reports that it takes three felony offenses for kids to be housed at Woodland Hills. You're asked to call metro police if you see one of the kids. Their uniform is dark blue pants, gray or white shirt and black shoes.

Friday, August 29, 2014

METRO CRACKING DOWN ON TEXTING DRIVERS
Metro Police are taking texting while driving even more seriously with a 138% increase in citations issued this year compared to 2012. The National Highway Safety Administration reports that 10 percent of all drivers under the age of 20 involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crash.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LAST CHEER AT GREER
Tonight may be the Nashville Sounds final game at Greer Stadium after 37 years. The final Sounds home game of the regular season, the "Last Cheer at Greer," tonight. But if the Sounds make the playoffs, there would be at least one home game in the postseason. The brand new First Tennessee Park is set to open in time for the 2015 season.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

MOTEL HOLDUP
Police are searching this morning for two men, one armed, who robbed the desk clerk at the La Quinta Inn on Sidco Drive overnight. A guest who wandered through the lobby while this was going on was tied to a chair as the two men tried to open the safe. They did the same to a security guard. Police say the men tried for almost 45 minutes before they ripped out the safe and stole the security guard's truck.

August 25, 2014

CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE
No one was killed in the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the Napa Valley region of California Sunday morning. Over 120 were injured. As aftershocks continue for the next several weeks, people are warned that already weakened buildings could collapse. The quake was the strongest to hit the Bay Area since 1989.

TOP OF THE DAY
Sunday was the seventh annual International Go Topless Day and women around the world marched topless in support of women's rights.

Friday, August 22, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Attorney General Eric Holder says his trip to Ferguson, Missouri was "constructive," and promised the investigation into the death of a young man shot by a police officer, will be fair, thorough and independent.

FOOTBALL COACH FIRED FOR HEADBUTTING PLAYER
An assistant football coach at Lebanon High School has been fired, a day after being arrested and charged with assault... for allegedly threatening and headbutting a 15 year old player.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Last night was relatively quiet in Ferguson, Missouri. Law enforcement officials say there were six arrests, but otherwise not a lot of trouble.

LOCAL: 24-PERCENT OF METRO SEVENTH GRADERS MISSING IMMUNIZATIONS 
Every year, about one in four Metro students who are supposed to have their immunizations for school, don't, and can't go to school till they do. School officials say this year was no different. 24% of those who needed shots, and the proof they'd had them, did not... and were not allowed to attend school.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri say they think the mood between protestors and police has changed: Nobody got pepper sprayed or tear gassed last night. Attorney General Eric Holder is headed there today to assess the situation.
 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a full, fair and independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.  In an open letter published in the "St.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THREE-YEAR-OLD KILLED IN CAR CRASH IN NASHVILLE
A car crash that killed a three-year-old is under investigation. Dolores Garcia was driving eastbound on Bull Run Road Monday afternoon near the Cheatham County line in western Davidson County, when she lost control on a curve and slammed into a utility pole. Vanessa Leon died in the crash.

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