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Gang member infiltrates Metro Police Department Video included

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Jiyayi Suleyman became Nashville's first Kurdish police officer in 2012. Now he's out of a job for alleged ties to a gang.

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National School Walkout demonstrations held in Middle Tennessee Video included

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Students across the country are planning on walking out of class on Friday to bring attention to gun violence in schools.

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Gov. Haslam signs legislation allowing wine, liquor sales on Sundays

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The new law is effective immediately, meaning liquor stores can start selling this upcoming Sunday.

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FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

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The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems. More>>

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady. More>>

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. More>>

Audiologists working to improve hearing at conference

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If you deal with hearing loss, you’re not alone with more than 40 million people dealing with it every day.

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CDC: Don't eat any romaine lettuce

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock) Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock)
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The number of people hospitalized due to an E. coli outbreak in multiple states continues to grow.

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Giles County man faces murder, arson charges

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A Giles County man has been arrested on multiple charges, including murder and aggravated arson, in Ardmore, TN, after a joint investigation, according to a news release.

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Student wounded in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say

(Source: Sabrina Marquez, Facebook via CNN) (Source: Sabrina Marquez, Facebook via CNN)
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At least one person was injured and a suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. 

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DJ and EDM artist Avicii has been found dead

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Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28.

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Crews working to repair massive hole in Cookeville parking lot Video included

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Officials said no one was hurt in the incident along East Broad Street. Crews are working to find out how the hole formed and when they expect it to be fixed.

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Nashville mayor announces new Minority Business Advisory Council Video included

Mayor David Briley made the announcement on Friday. (WSMV) Mayor David Briley made the announcement on Friday. (WSMV)
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Nashville Mayor David Briley is vowing to help minority business owners through the creation of a new council.

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Police: Animals found dead in Hickman County

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Police are investigating after several animals were found dead in Hickman County.

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Crime Insight: Track crime in your community Video included

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TBI's online crime data used to be a cumbersome compilation of black and white charts. Now, it's colorful, clear, and easy to use.  Their new program, called "Crime Insight" was paid for by a grant.  Tennessee is the second state in the nation to get it and essentially, it tells you what type of crime is happening, where in Tennessee and when.  "It's as simple as 1, 2, 3. Really, all you have to do is select your jurisdiction, the year, the type ...

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Portion of I-24 closed this weekend for bridge repair project Video included

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A portion of Interstate 24 will be closed near downtown Nashville this weekend for a bridge repair project.

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Brad Paisley takes part in Nashville Comedy Festival

On Thursday night, country star Brad Paisley joined in on the comedic fun at Zanies. (4/20/18) 

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Fans ready to cheer on Predators at home for Game 5 Video included

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The puck will drop at 8:30 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena against the Colorado Avalanche in Nashville.

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Tennessee House passes bill for monument to unborn Video included

Tennessee State Capitol (WSMV file photo) Tennessee State Capitol (WSMV file photo)

The Tennessee House has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state capitol grounds.

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7 Tennessee counties to have industrial sites evaluated

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Seven Tennessee counties have been chosen by the state for a program that evaluates potential industrial sites.

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Predators Foundation giving more than $600K in grants

The Nashville Predators Foundation is giving out grants totaling more than $600,000.

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Nashville college student helps injured veterans Video included

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Nashville's Jeffery LeCave and a few of his Mechanical Engineering buddies at Dayton University are on the right track: Creating a device that will help Larry Gunter. He's an Air Force Veteran who is now blind, but always an athlete.

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Calculated criminals target Nashville neighborhood Video included

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Calculated criminals may be targeting your neighborhood while you're sleeping. Security footage caught a group of at least five trying to break-in into cars in a South Nashville cul-de-sac, and this likely isn't the first time they've stuck an unassuming neighborhood.

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Titans' 2018 regular season schedule announced

Tennessee Titans from the past and now unveiled new jerseys at a party in downtown Nashville. (WSMV) Tennessee Titans from the past and now unveiled new jerseys at a party in downtown Nashville. (WSMV)
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The Tennessee Titans released their 2018 preseason and regular season schedule.

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Supreme Court considers adding internet sales tax across the nation Video included

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Many websites don't charge sales tax when we shop online and those lower prices are part of the draw. But that could change nationwide depending on a ruling expected from the U.S. Supreme Court. South Dakota argues states are losing out on billions of dollars by not charging sales tax when someone orders out of state. A small business owner in Tennessee shared how the decision could impact him. Denton Hunker creates handbags in Nashville, selling most of his stuff online.

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Gov. Haslam signs corporal punishment reporting bill into law

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A new law requires that school districts must now report detailed information about their use of corporal punishment to the Tennessee Department of Education annually. Gov. Bill Haslam signed House Bill 2331 into law Thursday afternoon, allowing the state to collect information about a practice it previously did not track. 

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14 students arrested following classroom brawl at Johnson Alternative Learning Center

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Metro Nashville Police confirmed that 14 students were arrested following a brawl Tuesday at Johnson Alternative Learning Center in Chestnut Hill.

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Preds forward Ryan Hartman suspended one game for Game 4 hit Video included

A hearing will be held for Ryan Hartman on Thursday. (Source: Fox Sports TN) A hearing will be held for Ryan Hartman on Thursday. (Source: Fox Sports TN)
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Predators player Ryan Hartman has been suspended one game for a hit during Game 4 against Colorado.

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Tennessee passes bill to impose work requirements

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The Republican-led Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill aiming to require certain able-bodied TennCare recipients to spend 20 hours a week working, volunteering or attending schools.

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Some school districts experienced delays with TNReady system Thursday morning Video included

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The Tennessee Department of Education says some school districts experienced delays with the TNReady testing system on Thursday morning.

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No criminal charges to be filed in Prince's death

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A two-year probe into the overdose death of music superstar Prince is reaching a critical stage as a county prosecutor reveals whether criminal charges will be filed.

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Sports Authority changing bill-paying policy after I-Team investigation Video included

Artist's rendering of the proposed soccer stadium at the fairgrounds. (WSMV file) Artist's rendering of the proposed soccer stadium at the fairgrounds. (WSMV file)
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The Metro Sports Authority has changed its bill-paying policy after a News 4 I-Team investigation.

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UT Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer signs 4-year contract

University of Tennessee Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer (WSMV) University of Tennessee Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer (WSMV)
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Phillip Fulmer, director of athletics for the University of Tennessee, has signed a four-year contract.

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Titans announce date of game versus Chargers in London

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The team will face off against the Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 21 at 8:30 a.m. CT.

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Stanley Cup pays visit to Nashville ahead of Game 5

The Keeper of the Cup came to visit News4 Today. Don't worry - we didn't touch the Stanley Cup! (4/19/18)

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Police looking for suspects in crime spree involving 2 shootings, robberies Video included

Police spotted the suspects' vehicle from a helicopter on Wednesday. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Police spotted the suspects' vehicle from a helicopter on Wednesday. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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The crime spree started with two armed robberies in south Nashville early Wednesday morning and ended with two shootings.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Preds win Game 4, lead series 3-1

Filip Forsberg scored another creative goal, Pekka Rinne rebounded from a rocky performance with 31 saves, and the Nashville Predators withstood a furious rally by the Colorado Avalanche for a 3-2 win in Game 4. (4/19/18)

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Tennessee GOP gubernatorial candidates square off in debate

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Republican candidates for Tennessee governor say Memphis did not do the right thing when it removed statues of Confederate-era leaders from city parks last year.

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What to expect from Friday's massive National School Walkout

If you think students are done protesting gun violence, get ready for the National School Walkout. More>>

How to protect yourself from fake ride-share drivers Video included

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With some big events happening in Nashville this weekend, including the Predators home playoff game at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, here's what you need to know before you get in the car.

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Metro firefighter suspended for hiding nephew in fire truck after crash Video included

The Nashville Fire Department unveiled 24 new vehicles on Tuesday. (WSMV) The Nashville Fire Department unveiled 24 new vehicles on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Metro police are investigating why firefighters misled officers at a hit and run crash scene in Bellevue on Feb. 18.

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Stepmother of triple-murder suspect says he was acting strange before shooting Video included

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A woman whose stepson is accused of going on a shooting rampage that led to the deaths of her young daughters gave alarming testimony Wednesday.

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Forsberg, Rinne help Predators beat Avalanche 3-2 in Game 4

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Filip Forsberg scored another creative goal, Pekka Rinne rebounded from a rocky performance with 31 saves, and the Nashville Predators withstood a furious rally by the Colorado Avalanche for a 3-2 win in Game 4 to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series. More>>

Music City remembers former First Lady Barbara Bush Video included

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday, was a loyal fan of country music.

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State education officials give update on TNReady tests to TN House Video included

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State lawmakers will be holding a meeting to discuss how to handle ongoing problems with the TNReady testing system.

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Officer in Kentucky shoots driver during police chase

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Authorities in Kentucky say a law enforcement officer shot a suspect after an attempted traffic stop led to a chase.

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Car smoking ban bill fails in Tennessee Senate

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A bill that would have barred adults in Tennessee from smoking in a vehicle with children appears dead for the year after lawmakers voiced concerns that it gave the government too much power over citizen freedoms.

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TN couple shares special meeting with Barbara Bush Video included

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A chance meeting with a first lady turned into a story a couple will never forget. A Middle Tennessee couple is paying tribute to Barbara Bush. 

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Police seek help identifying hit-and-run driver

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Police are seeking information to identify a driver involved in an accident in downtown Nashville on April 5.

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'It smells like death:' Alabama endures New York 'poop train'

(AP Photo/Jay Reeves)  More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rotting corpses. Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers' excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground... (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rotting corpses. Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers' excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground...
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A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being used as a dumping ground for other states' waste.

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  • High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

    High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:09:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Josh Edelson). Kenny Boynton smokes a joint  San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 20, 2018.  Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 celebration of cannabis that culminated wit...(AP Photo/Josh Edelson). Kenny Boynton smokes a joint San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 celebration of cannabis that culminated wit...
    Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 high holiday that culminated with the crowd sparking up at 4:20 p.m.More >>
    Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 high holiday that culminated with the crowd sparking up at 4:20 p.m.More >>
  • Judge: Trump lawyer must make sworn statement to slow suit

    Judge: Trump lawyer must make sworn statement to slow suit

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:09:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
  • Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:09:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >>
    Bill Cosby's lawyers are scrambling to make sure jurors at his sexual assault retrial hear from accuser Andrea Constand's confidante before deliberations get underway next week.More >>

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