Mon Apr 9
More than 30 people are homeless following a fire at a condominium in Hermitage on Easter morning. It happened at the Jackson Meadows condos. Everyone escaped the fire uninjured. The Red Cross is assisting the displaced families. Those wishing to donate $10 to the families can give through the Red Cross by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999.
It’s a COUNTY RECORD, but its not one Rutherford County is proud of. A record 200 pounds of cocaine worth $2.5 million was confiscated Tuesday in the town of Florence in Rutherford County. Sheriff's deputies and detectives confiscated the cocaine from a horse trailer
The man known as one of the toughest interviewers on television is dead. Veteran CBS newsman Mike Wallace died Saturday at the age of 93. Wallace is best known for his hard-hitting journalism on "60 Minutes" news magazine.
John Mellencamp will be in the spotlight in Nashville this week - not for his music, but for his ART. His ART exhibit “Nothing Like I Planned: The Art of John Mellencamp.” opens Thursday at the Tennessee State Museum. He told the Tennessean don’t expect much soul-baring from his paintings. He says “I’m a worker. The paintings are WORK”
The PREDS are in the PLAYOFFS and it starts WEDNESDAY at home against arch-rival DETROIT. It’s a best of 7 series, with the first 2 games here in Music City.
Despite fewer officers dedicated to the task, Metro police are arresting MORE people for DUIs. The Tennessean reports that metro officers had arrested 918 people for DUI by the end of March, compared with 632 at the same time LAST year. And they accomplished that with 20 to 30 fewer officers on the street.
A pet food recall is underway due to fears the product might be contaminated with salmonella. Its Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice. The affected products come in six, 20 and 40 pound packages. Salmonella isn't just a hazard to pets that might eat the product but also to us humans who might come in contact with it. ... http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57410666/diamond-naturals-dog-food-variety-recalled/
Thomas Kinkade, the artist whose work is beloved by MILLIONS and known as the Painter of LIGHT has died. He was just 54, and passed away at his home in California over the weekend. His family says it was from NATURAL causes.
Mike Wallace has died. The veteran 60 minutes newsman known for his TOUGH, confrontational, interviews, was active almost to the end, winning his last EMMY award for his TV work just 3 years ago at age 89.
Preds PLAYOFF run begins WEDNESDAY. It’s the arch-rival RED WINGS in town for the first two games of the best of seven series. If the Preds win the series it will be the first time they’ve ever eliminated the Wings in the playoffs.
After spending several holidays away from their families, 31 soldiers returned home to Fort Campbell just in time to celebrate Easter Sunday with their loved ones. The soldiers were in KUWAIT with the 101st Human Resources Company. On FRIDAY, soldiers from the 101st returned from Afghanistan. David Roberts with the 101st HRC told News 2, “It was the best Easter I’ve ever had”.
If you were without power in Franklin for a while on Saturday and weren’t sure why, here’s why. A woman hit two power line poles at about 4 in the morning and took out the power. She was arrested for DUI.
Pregnant women who are obese or suffer from hypertension or diabetes could be more likely to have a child with autism. A new study shows women suffering from one of these conditions during pregnancy are more than one-point-six times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
15 THOUSAND came out yesterday to hear TIM TEBOW speak at a Texas Church’s EASTER service. Tebow was interviewed by the pastor of Celebration Church during the outdoor service. Asked for his thoughts on what needs to improve in our country, Tebow said "First and foremost is what this country was based on: one nation under God," he said. "We should get back to that."
Fans STILL haven't gotten their fill of "The Hunger Games." The blockbuster hit took in another 33 million dollars to finish at number one for a third straight week.