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Reba Sherrill is fighting for the right to make her own decisions. (WSMV) Reba Sherrill is fighting for the right to make her own decisions. (WSMV)

Woman fights court system for right to make own decisions Video included

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Reba Sherrill may be in a wheelchair, but she's ready for a fight.

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Sheriff: County executive locked himself in building while TBI served warrant Video included

The Cannon County courthouse (WSMV) The Cannon County courthouse (WSMV)
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Cannon County Executive Mike Gannon locked himself inside the county courthouse while the TBI attempted to serve a search warrant to him, according to the county sheriff.

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Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probe

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Rick Pitino's attorney has told the Louisville Athletic Association that it should not fire the coach of the men's basketball program because his client "could not have known" about activities alleged in a national federal investigation of the sport. More>>

DA cracking down on prostitution, especially those who purchase

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The District Attorney’s Office has a strong message, as human trafficking reaches an epidemic level in Middle Tennessee. Those purchasing sex will pay the price.

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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts Video included

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This stunning 5 percent increase is likely to be met with skepticism from tax experts and Democratic lawmakers.

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Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

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The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale. More>>

US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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U.S. Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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Maury County teen accused of sexual assault inside cafeteria Video included

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A Middle Tennessee school district is being criticized for how it handles allegations of inappropriate contact with students.

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Nashville plays role in sending instruments around the world Video included

Josh Edwards’ effort is called Instruments of Joy. (WSMV) Josh Edwards’ effort is called Instruments of Joy. (WSMV)
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The joy of making music in far away, underdeveloped places took a mission to happen. Those instruments often come from Nashville.

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Officials want answers on TNReady scoring problems Video included

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A group at the Metro Nashville Education Committee raised concerns after more than 9,000 TNReady test were scored incorrectly.

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Mistrial declared following hung jury in Jessica Chambers trial Video included

Quinton Tellis (Source: WMC Action News 5) Quinton Tellis (Source: WMC Action News 5)
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No verdict was reached in the trial of Quinton Tellis, who is accused in the 2014 murder of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers. 

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Grundy County football players charged in sexual assault case to remain on house arrest Video included

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The Grundy County High School athletes accused of attempted rape are expected to appear in court Monday morning.

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Police on scene of man barricaded inside Clarksville home

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Clarksville Police are on the scene near downtown where a man was acting in an unusual manner, according to calls to dispatch.

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National School Bus Safety Week kicks off with 'Stop On Red' campaign Video included

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School bus drivers say each day, they see many drivers ignoring the stopping signal when school buses are loading and unloading.

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Rep. Blackburn responds to ‘60 Minutes’ investigation Video included

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (WSMV file photo) U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (WSMV file photo)
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Congressman Marsha Blackburn’s office is responding to a “60 Minutes” investigation into opioid-related legislation she co-sponsored in 2014.

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Police: Man robbed 3 convenience stores in 90 minutes

Police say the man robbed three convenience stores on Monday morning. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Police say the man robbed three convenience stores on Monday morning. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Metro police are searching for a man accused of robbing three convenience stores on Monday morning.

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US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows

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New government research shows obesity rates for U.S. children, teens and adults aren't getting any better. More>>

Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics

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President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months. More>>

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, faces up to life in prison

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could spend the rest of his life behind bars after he pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. More>>

Gas station clerk injured during robbery in Antioch Video included

The robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday. (WSMV) The robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday. (WSMV)
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Several employees and customers were inside the Exxon on Murfreesboro Road when the robbery happened around 5 a.m. Monday.

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Nashville mayor welcomes new police officer trainees Video included

The trainees were welcomed by Mayor Megan Barry on Monday. (WSMV) The trainees were welcomed by Mayor Megan Barry on Monday. (WSMV)
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Thirty-seven new police officer trainees are beginning a rigorous 22-week training period.

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Crews search for missing worker after oil rig explodes near New Orleans

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An oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana Sunday evening. 

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Democrat Bredesen confirms interest in Tennessee Senate race

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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate.

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New Division Street extension bridge now open to traffic Video included

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The bridge runs from 2nd Avenue South to 8th Avenue South and helps to connect Music Row, Vanderbilt, Belmont, Midtown and the Gulch.

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Shots fired near TSU homecoming parade

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According to police, there were two separate incidents that happened near the parade.

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Donelson man mistakes roommate for intruder, shoots him Video included

The victim is in critical but stable condition. (WSMV) The victim is in critical but stable condition. (WSMV)
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Around 6 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a reported shooting on Dellrose Drive in Donelson.

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Man shot after intervening in armed robbery Video included

The victim was shot multiple times in the arm and head. (WSMV) The victim was shot multiple times in the arm and head. (WSMV)
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A man was shot in the head around 6 a.m. Sunday after trying to stop an armed robbery.

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Hopkinsville football player laid to rest following accidental shooting Video included

Elijah "EJ" Austin died after accidentally shooting himself. (WSMV) Elijah "EJ" Austin died after accidentally shooting himself. (WSMV)
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Family and friends said goodbye Sunday to a 14-year-old star football player who accidentally shot himself last week.

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3-year-old girl dies after falling into grease pit at ice cream shop

Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com) Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com)
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Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an Alabama ice cream shop and drowned. 

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Arrest made after shots fired near TSU homecoming game Video included

The shots were fired at the Exxon gas station near Nissan Stadium. (WSMV) The shots were fired at the Exxon gas station near Nissan Stadium. (WSMV)
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The celebration around Tennessee State University's homecoming game was interrupted by gunfire this weekend.

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2 suspects wanted in Antioch pharmacy burglary Video included

The suspects broke into the Walgreens on Antioch Pike. (WSMV) The suspects broke into the Walgreens on Antioch Pike. (WSMV)
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Police are looking for two men who burglarized a pharmacy in Antioch overnight.

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Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb dies at 28 in ATV crash

Daniel Webb (WSMV file photo) Daniel Webb (WSMV file photo)

Daniel Webb, a former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, has died in an ATV accident. He was 28.

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Drivers warned to expect traffic for Titans' Monday Night Football game Video included

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Metro Police have sent out a press release on how best to avoid traffic for the Titans-Colts Monday Night Football game, or, if you're going to the game, how best to navigate it.  Kickoff is set at 7:30 p.m., so heavy traffic in downtown Nashville can be expected as commuters head home while fans begin to arrive.

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Mom requests birthday cards to mark impaired son's birthday

The mother of a severely impaired 4-year-old Tennessee boy is hoping to give her son birthday cards from across the country to celebrate a milestone that some thought the child might never reach.

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Thousands of state assessment tests scored incorrectly

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Tennessee education officials believe nearly 10,000 assessment tests across the state were scored incorrectly.

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  • North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:31:12 GMT

    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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  • Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:54:09 GMT
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    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >>
    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >>
  • 911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:47:15 GMT
    (Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.(Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.

    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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