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Nashville studied several mid-size cities when devising new transit proposal Video included

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Gridlocked traffic and booming population growth have led many Nashville residents to question if the city’s traffic could grow to be as congested as Atlanta.

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Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show

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Country singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of handing out awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show.

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Community members say high bail on misdemeanors targets poor communities

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If you wind up in trouble, the size of your paycheck could greatly impact how much time you spend in jail. High bonds on misdemeanor charges are forcing some people who can't afford it to stay in jail.

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How hogs and cows got Leroy Van Dyke to the Grand Ole Opry Video included

Leroy Van Dyke (WSMV) Leroy Van Dyke (WSMV)
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On a Missouri farm surrounded by livestock, young Leroy Van Dyke figured raising and selling hogs was all his future would hold.

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Authorities arrest man wanted for Maryland office park shooting

Radee Labeeb Prince is suspected of shooting five people in a business park in Harford County, north of Baltimore. (Maryland State Police Twitter) Radee Labeeb Prince is suspected of shooting five people in a business park in Harford County, north of Baltimore. (Maryland State Police Twitter)
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Authorities say they have arrested a gunman who shot five of his co-workers at a Maryland office park, killing three of them. 

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Clarksville police chief praises officers for handling of standoff Video included

The standoff lasted 17 hours. (Source: Clarksville PD) The standoff lasted 17 hours. (Source: Clarksville PD)
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A Clarksville man held a gun to his head for 17 hours in a standoff with police.

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Friend describes bullying girl faced before her suicide Video included

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For the first time, friends of the 15-year-old Lebanon High School student who police say killed herself earlier this month are speaking out about why they believe she may have committed suicide.

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TN lawmakers file bill to ban bump stocks

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Two state lawmakers have taken the first step to banning bump stocks in Tennessee.

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Groundbreaking held for memorial for fallen Blue Angels pilot

Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss (Source: U.S. Navy/Blue Angels web site) Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss (Source: U.S. Navy/Blue Angels web site)
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A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday in Smyrna for the memorial for Blue Angels pilot Capt. Jeff Kuss.

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Proposed projects in Metro expected to cost billions Video included

The proposed $5.2 billion mass transit plan would include an overhaul of the Metro bus system. (WSMV) The proposed $5.2 billion mass transit plan would include an overhaul of the Metro bus system. (WSMV)
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A push for several major projects could make the "It city" flashier than it's ever been before, but at what cost?

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Mayor's proposed $5.2B transit plan includes light rail, downtown tunnel Video included

Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV) Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV)
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and other city leaders unveiled Music City's long-awaited mass transit plan on Tuesday.

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2 injured in south Nashville apartment complex fire Video included

Two units were destroyed in the blaze at Brentwood Downs. (Source: Nashville Fire Department) Two units were destroyed in the blaze at Brentwood Downs. (Source: Nashville Fire Department)
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Two people were hospitalized after a massive fire broke out at the Brentwood Downs apartment complex in Nippers Corner on Wednesday morning.

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PETA plans billboard where truck hauling cows overturned

The billboard urges people to go vegan. (Source: PETA) The billboard urges people to go vegan. (Source: PETA)
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PETA says it will place a billboard near the site where a truck hauling cows overturned, killing three cows and shutting down traffic for several hours.

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Son blames criminal justice system for his father's death Video included

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A property dispute ended with a father and son being shot and the man who shot them committing suicide. One of the families involved is now hoping for change.

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Metro airport authority fires CEO at board meeting Video included

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The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Board fired its president and CEO during a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

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3 suspects wanted in Smyrna gun store burglary Video included

The police department released these photos of the suspects. (Source: Smyrna Police Department) The police department released these photos of the suspects. (Source: Smyrna Police Department)
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The suspects forced their way inside the Guns and More store on Sam Ridley Parkway just before 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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Chris Young inducted into Grand Ole Opry Video included

Brad Paisley was there to induct Chris Young into the Opry. (Source: Grand Ole Opry) Brad Paisley was there to induct Chris Young into the Opry. (Source: Grand Ole Opry)
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In August, Vince Gill surprised Chris Young on stage with an invitation to join the Opry.

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I-40 West reopens after semi crash in Dickson County Video included

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-40 West. (Source: Ben Hamilton / Twitter) The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on I-40 West. (Source: Ben Hamilton / Twitter)
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The Tennessee Highway Patrol says I-40 will be closed again later in the day so crews will be able to fully clean up the scene.

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78-year-old Nolensville man found safe

William Phillips (Source: Nolensville Police Department) William Phillips (Source: Nolensville Police Department)
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William Phillips, 78, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at his home in Nolensville.

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Nashville doctor using new treatment to combat depression Video included

TMS is a non-invasive treatment that is said to help with depression. (WSMV) TMS is a non-invasive treatment that is said to help with depression. (WSMV)
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Suicide is a leading cause of death in the state of Tennessee. Most recent statistics show the rate of suicides is the highest in Davidson County.

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1 injured after family escapes Hendersonville house fire Video included

The house fire broke out early Wednesday morning. (WSMV) The house fire broke out early Wednesday morning. (WSMV)
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The house went up in flames at the intersection of Lake Terrace Drive and Meadowlake Drive. Fire officials said some of the family members are being treated for smoke inhalation.

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Driver killed in crash on South Lowry Street in Smyrna Video included

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in the wreck. (WSMV) The driver of a pickup truck was killed in the wreck. (WSMV)
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One lane of traffic is open in both directions in the area, but drivers are being warned to expect delays and to seek alternate routes.

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Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups

Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford, left, and Chief Executive Mark Fields stand next to a Ford F-150 truck at the North American International Auto show, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford, left, and Chief Executive Mark Fields stand next to a Ford F-150 truck at the North American International Auto show, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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Ford is recalling 1.3 million F-series pickup trucks, the best selling vehicle in America, for a door latch problem that could allow the door to open while the truck is moving.

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Trump: Lawmaker 'fabricated' account of his talk with widow

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday said a Florida congresswoman "fabricated" an account of the commander in chief telling the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for."

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Sen. Alexander says Trump called him on health deal

Sen. Lamar Alexander (WSMV file photo) Sen. Lamar Alexander (WSMV file photo)
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Sen. Lamar Alexander says President Donald Trump called him Wednesday "to be encouraging" of bipartisan efforts to come up with a plan to stabilize health insurance premiums after Trump stopped them.

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4 life sentences for Tennessee man in killings

A Tennessee man has received four sentences of life in prison without parole for killing two neighbors and fatally shooting a father and a daughter in separate incidents.

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Police looking for man who robbed Hermitage gas station Video included

The gas station was robbed around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV) The gas station was robbed around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV)
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Police are on the hunt for a suspect who robbed a gas station in Hermitage early Wednesday morning.

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Kaepernick's attorney on NFL collusion case: We will have a smoking gun

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Colin Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos said Tuesday he has a "high degree of confidence" that he will be able to prove National Football League team owners colluded to keep Kaepernick from being signed.

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Arvidsson and Josi lift Predators over Avalanche 4-1 Video included

Viktor Arvidsson and Roman Josi each scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

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2 US sailors die of apparent drug overdoses in same week at Submarine Base Kings Bay

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Two US sailors based at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia have died of apparent drug overdoses in the last week, according to a US Navy public affairs officer. 

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North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

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North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve the peaceful development of outer space.

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Officers fired after removal of United passenger

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific." United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific."
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Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. 

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Retired state trooper pleads guilty in human trafficking case Video included

The News 4 I-Team has uncovered allegations against Ronald Strickland dating back to 2007. (WSMV) The News 4 I-Team has uncovered allegations against Ronald Strickland dating back to 2007. (WSMV)
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New details came out Tuesday in the sentencing hearing for a retired state trooper who pleaded guilty in a human trafficking case.

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Trump warns McCain: 'Be careful because at some point I fight back'

President Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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President Donald Trump, hours after Sen. John McCain delivered a speech that repudiated the President, warned the Arizona Republican to "be careful" because at some point he will "fight back." 

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Remains of soldier killed in helicopter crash arrive home in Middle TN Video included

The remains of Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson returned home on Tuesday. (WSMV) The remains of Staff Sgt. Michael Nelson returned home on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Two months ago, a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Hawaii during a training mission, taking the lives of five soldiers. One of those soldiers was originally from Middle Tennessee.

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  • Mayor's proposed $5.2B transit plan includes light rail, downtown tunnel

    Mayor's proposed $5.2B transit plan includes light rail, downtown tunnel

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:36:16 GMT
    Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV)Mayor Megan Barry and city officials announced the transit plan on Tuesday morning. (WSMV)

    Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and other city leaders unveiled Music City's long-awaited mass transit plan on Tuesday.

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    Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and other city leaders unveiled Music City's long-awaited mass transit plan on Tuesday.

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  • Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned 2 boys

    Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned 2 boys

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:08:38 GMT
    (Wilmington Police Department via AP) This undated photo provided by the Wilmington Police Department shows Kula Pelima. Police in Delaware's largest city have charged Pelima with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother.(Wilmington Police Department via AP) This undated photo provided by the Wilmington Police Department shows Kula Pelima. Police in Delaware's largest city have charged Pelima with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother.
    (AP) -- A woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported, a Delaware police chief said Tuesday. Kula Pelima, a native of Liberia who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, called 911 about 3:45 a.m. Monday, fearing that her visa had lapsed, Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy said at a news conference. It's not clear why Pelima was worried. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...More >>
    (AP) -- A woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported, a Delaware police chief said Tuesday. Kula Pelima, a native of Liberia who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, called 911 about 3:45 a.m. Monday, fearing that her visa had lapsed, Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy said at a news conference. It's not clear why Pelima was worried. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...More >>
  • Metro airport authority fires CEO at board meeting

    Metro airport authority fires CEO at board meeting

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-10-18 19:36:03 GMT

    The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Board fired its president and CEO during a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

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    The Metro Nashville Airport Authority Board fired its president and CEO during a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.

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