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Zach Adams sentenced to life without parole plus 50 years for murdering Holly Bobo Video included

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Zach Adams will serve life in prison without parole plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Holly Bobo, attorneys announced in court on Saturday morning after reaching a sentencing agreement.

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South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

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South Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. More>>

Police release identity of man killed on 12th Avenue

James L. Perry (Source: MNPD) James L. Perry (Source: MNPD)
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Police have identified the man killed on 12th Avenue this morning as James L. Perry, 34, of Cephas Street. Perry was killed around 4:45 Saturday morning at 1900 12th Avenue North. North Precinct detectives are investigating a drug motive.

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NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump

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Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them. More>>

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

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McCain opposes latest GOP health care bill, drawing ire from Trump and possibly dealing death blow to repeal-and-replace effort. More>>

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

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In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since the 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note. More>>

Republicans see political necessity in health care effort Video included

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In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to scuttle President Barack Obama's statute, there's fresh evidence GOP voters are adamant that the party achieve its long-promised goal of dismantling that law. 

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Police responding to fatal shooting in North Nashville

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Police are responding to a shooting at 2714 Jones Avenue in North Nashville. Dispatch confirmed that a man was shot. News 4 has a crew on the way. This is a developing story. Stay with News 4 for updates. Copyright 2017 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

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1 dead, 4 injured in crash on Harding Place

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At least one person has been killed in a crash on Harding Place, according to Police. 

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All hostages released after being held at Columbia bank Video included

Hostages were held in the bank on James M. Campbell Boulevard for several hours. (WSMV) Hostages were held in the bank on James M. Campbell Boulevard for several hours. (WSMV)
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All nine hostages have been released after being held at a bank in Columbia for several hours.

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Hunter who found Holly Bobo's remains on verdict: 'It's awesome' Video included

Holly Bobo disappeared in 2011. Her remains were not found until several years later. (WSMV) Holly Bobo disappeared in 2011. Her remains were not found until several years later. (WSMV)
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He said that day he was in the woods looking for ginseng with his son, who had just told him a week earlier as much time as he spent in the woods, he'd be the one to find Holly.

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Alabama fans flood downtown Nashville ahead of Vandy game

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The two undefeated teams are facing off for the first time in six years on Saturday, bringing the fans in in droves. 

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Adams verdict marks the end of a rocky road for TBI Video included

Zach Adams (center) and his attorney react to the verdict. (WSMV) Zach Adams (center) and his attorney react to the verdict. (WSMV)
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The guilty verdict in the trial of Zach Adams was a victory for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a trial that, at times, painted the agency in a less-than-positive light. 

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Lawsuit claims MNPS teacher forced 4-year-old child into a locker Video included

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A Metro Nashville Public Schools teacher is on administrative leave after allegedly holding a 4-year-old student in a locker, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. 

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Jury asks second question in Holly Bobo murder case deliberation

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Just after 3:30 p.m. on the second day of deliberation in the murder trial accusing Zach Adams of Holly Bobo's murder, the jury reentered the courtroom to ask Judge Creed McGinley a question regarding the case.  This is the second question jurors have stopped deliberation to ask. The first was on Tuesday around 2:30 p.m. Unlike the first question, where the judge wrote a note and sent it back to them in their chamber, he brought them into the courtroom. He explained that t...

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Local woman can't reach family in Dominica since Hurricane Maria hit Video included

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Nashville resident Richelle Desire said she can't reach her family because communications are down across the island of Dominica, a place that is home to her family and where she grew up. 

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Zach Adams found guilty on all counts in Holly Bobo case

Zach Adams sits in the courtroom during his trial. (WSMV file photo) Zach Adams sits in the courtroom during his trial. (WSMV file photo)
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A jury has found defendant Zach Adams guilty on all counts, including first-degree murder and rape, in the Holly Bobo murder trial. 

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North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard' Video included

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? A mentally deranged 'dotard,' which is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an elderly person.

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Police seeking help identifying Lebanon burglary suspect

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The Lebanon Police Department is seeking information in identifying a suspect involved in a string of vehicle burglaries.

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GM to furlough 3rd shift at Tennessee plant as demand slows

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General Motors is laying off the third shift at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, SUV factory as it deals with a slowing U.S. auto market.

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John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP health care push

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Sen. John McCain announced Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Suspect wanted in 4 smash-and-grab car burglaries in Franklin

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Three cars were broken into between 4 and 5 p.m. at the Williamson County Recreation Center on Fulton Greer. A fourth vehicle was hit outside a business on Third Avenue North.

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Titans fans warned to look out for counterfeit tickets

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The Metro Nashville Police Department is warning fans to look out for counterfeit tickets. Officers will be on the lookout after at least 20 fake tickets were reported at the Sept. 10 game against the Raiders.

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Death investigation underway after body found in woods in Madison Video included

Police say the body was found in the woods behind the Walmart in Madison. (WSMV) Police say the body was found in the woods behind the Walmart in Madison. (WSMV)
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Police say they do not believe the death is suspicious but they are working to determine how the person died.

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Pilgrimage Music Festival bringing thousands to Franklin this weekend Video included

Thousands attended the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin in 2016. (WSMV) Thousands attended the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin in 2016. (WSMV)
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The Pilgrimage Festival has been popular since it started in 2015, but when Justin Timberlake announced he was headlining it this year, the event more than doubled in size.

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London rejects Uber's license, says company not 'fit and proper'

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Transport for London cited the company's approach to reporting serious criminal offenses, and the way it explained its use of software that prevents regulators and polce from monitoring the app.

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8 former Decatur County employees indicted

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Eight former Decatur County employees, including the former mayor, are now facing criminal charges. The Decatur County Grand Jury returned 30 indictments on Tuesday.

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Christian singer Natalie Grant undergoing thyroid surgery

Natalie Grant (Source: Wortman Works Media & Marketing) Natalie Grant (Source: Wortman Works Media & Marketing)

Contemporary Christian singer Natalie Grant will undergo thyroid surgery to remove tumors and will cancel shows between mid-October and November to recover.

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On-ramp from Briley Parkway to I-24 West reopens after semi crash Video included

The crash happened early Friday morning. (WSMV) The crash happened early Friday morning. (WSMV)
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The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. It's not clear what caused him to lose control of the vehicle.

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Jury deliberations end for day in Holly Bobo murder case Video included

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The jury has finished deliberations for the night in the trial of Zach Adams, accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo in April 2011.

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Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico faces what officials say could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. More>>

TN Sheriff: 'Dead body' is actually 'great' Halloween display and it's scaring the neighbors Video included

A sheriff's department received so many calls about a gruesome and realistic Halloween decoration, they posted it to their Facebook page, where the shock is even greater.  (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Department Facebook page screenshot) A sheriff's department received so many calls about a gruesome and realistic Halloween decoration, they posted it to their Facebook page, where the shock is even greater.  (Source: Greene County Sheriff's Department Facebook page screenshot)
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A sheriff's department received so many calls about a gruesome and realistic Halloween decoration, they posted it to their Facebook page, where the shock is even greater.  

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Woman's shooting in 1974 sheds light on domestic violence epidemic in TN Video included

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Tennessee finds itself near the top of an unfortunate list. According to the Violence Policy Center's report, only three other states have a higher rate of women killed by men, and 93 percent of those murdered knew their killer. Janice Quick almost became a statistic.

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KSP closes investigation into slain trooper after two years Video included

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The investigation into the murder of a Kentucky State Police trooper is closed. Trooper Cameron Ponder was killed on Sept. 13, 2015, after making a routine traffic stop in Trigg County, KY.

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Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Fred Rasmussen/CNN) Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Fred Rasmussen/CNN)
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The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing rainwater. 

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Real People with Rudy: Legendary entertainer sets sights on his new venue Video included

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News 4's Rudy Kalis has been on a mission to get some advice on a touchy subject -- retirement -- and he says he's found the right man with the answer.

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