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A juror in the Timothy Batts trial speaks to News 4 about what led to the hung jury. (WSMV) A juror in the Timothy Batts trial speaks to News 4 about what led to the hung jury. (WSMV)

Juror in Timothy Batts trial says 11-1 split led to hung jury Video included

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A member of the jury in the Timothy Batts trial is speaking out, and he says 11 of the 12 jurors thought Batts was guilty of the most serious charge he faced. 

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Woman and man found dead in Hillside Avenue home

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A woman was found dead from a gunshot wound in a Hillside Avenue home Sunday afternoon.

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Hendersonville Police search for armed robbery suspects

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Two Hendersonville landscape workers were robbed at gunpoint as they were leaving work. 

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Tennessee Titans player shot in Arkansas

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Tennessee Titans player, Sebastian Tretola, was shot in Fayetteville, Arkansas around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday.

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Police identify victims of fatal shooting on S. 6th Street

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Police are still investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at 546 South 6th Street around 11:17 p.m.  A black male in his early 20s was found lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his head.

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Walk Bike Nashville campaigns for safer intersections

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Following the death of Kris Hansen, 66, on Nolensville Pike, a group called Walk Bike Nashville is calling on TDOT to make changes to what they call the "most deadly pedestrian crossing in Nashville." 

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SUV wrecks onto parked train

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An SUV traveling westbound on the I-440 ramp to I-65 North exited the ramp and fell about 60 feet, landing the car on railroad tracks. The Nashville Fire Department confirmed that part of the car landed on a parked train below. The driver was trapped in the car and officials had to free the driver with extraction equipment. 

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False fire alarm caused evacuation of Nashville International Airport’s control tower

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A faulty detector caused a fire alarm to go off at the FAA tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control at BNA on Saturday just before 8:00 p.m. 

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CPR saves four-year-old from drowning death

Sophie Levitin was taken to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, where she was treated for water in her lungs. She left the hospital eight days later. Sophie Levitin was taken to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, where she was treated for water in her lungs. She left the hospital eight days later.
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A day of fun on the water, could have become a tragedy. A four-year-old girl drowned in shallow water. But, thanks to quick action and CPR, the young girl was able to be saved.  Sophie Levitin and her family are from New York. They were in town visiting friends who live in Fairview. 

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1 killed, multiple injured in accident involving a motorcycle in Clarksville

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Clarksville Police responded to an accident involving a motorcycle around 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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Preds sign Viktor Arvidsson to 7-yr, $29.75 million deal

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Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the Predators have signed forward Viktor Arvidsson to a seven-year, $29.75 million contract that will pay him an average of $4.25 million annually through the 2023-24 season.              

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Construction worker dies after accidental fall in The Gulch

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A construction worker fatally fell while working on an apartment building in the 600 block of 11th Avenue North in the Gulch this morning. 

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Tennessee Highway Patrol investigates fatal crash at Highway 79 and Clear Springs Road

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THP is investigating a fatal crash at Highway 70 and Clear Springs Road, near Clarksville.

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Police identify man killed on Nolensville Pike

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Police have identified the man who was struck in a fatal car accident Friday night. Kris Hansen, 66, was walking near the middle of a right turn lane when he was hit and killed by a 2001 Nissan Sentra on Nolensville Pike. 

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4WARN Weather Blog: When will this heat end?

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Extreme heat & humidity will continue today with high temperatures in the upper 90s and a heat index around 105 degrees this afternoon.  

Little change is expected on Sunday. However, scattered thunderstorms Sunday night will bring welcomed relief to much of the Mid State.

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AC broken for 60 days, family of 6 at breaking point Video included

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Months of misery and hundreds of dollars later a Kentucky family is still without air conditioning. And with this heat, they’re at their breaking point. 

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Records show shops raided in prostitution sting did not have active business licenses Video included

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The owners and operators of three Davidson County nail salon and massage parlors remain at the Metro-Davidson County Detention Center on Friday after Metro Police raided their establishments in a prostitution, human trafficking and money-laundering investigation.

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Police: Road-rage incident caught on camera part of disturbing trend Video included

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In a city like Nashville where traffic is always a problem it's easy to get frustrated even angry behind the wheel, but lately, police are seeing a disturbing trend where road rage incidents are escalating quickly and becoming violent.  

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Sheriff: KY woman duct-taped to chair escapes kidnapping, attempted murder Video included

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After a frantic knock on the door in the middle of the night, one Kentucky woman jumped in to help her neighbor escape from a violent attacker. 

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Woman injured during shooting in North Nashville Video included

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A 58-year-old woman is recovering from surgery after being caught in the crossfire of a shootout on Friday in North Nashville.

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Great American Eclipse is one month away Video included

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Friday marks one month away from The Great American Eclipse.

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At least 1 dead in I-24 wreck in Christian Co., KY

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According to Kentucky State Police and the Christain Co. Corner's office, at least one person is dead after a wreck on Interstate 24 in Kentucky.  

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O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

Mosquitoes in Antioch, Green Hills test positive for West Nile virus

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Batches of mosquitoes collected by the Metro Public Health Department in Green Hills and Antioch have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a news release.

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Former Titan Oher's court hearing reset for October Video included

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A former Tennessee Titans player appeared in court today after a fateful Uber ride where he allegedly drunkenly assaulted the driver in a gas station parking lot. 

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Police searching for man using counterfeit money at Columbia Walmart

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Columbia Police are asking the public's help to identify a man that attempted to use counterfeit $20 bills at a Columbia Walmart.  

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to multiple reports. He objected strongly to the hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.

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Predators name Muse assistant coach, promote McCarthy

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The Nashville Predators have named Dan Muse an assistant coach and have promoted Kevin McCarthy to associate head coach.

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Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor Video included

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Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. More>>

Metro, Williamson County animal controls waive adoption fees

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Metro Animal Care and Control and Williamson County Animal Center will be waiving adoption fees beginning Saturday through Saturday, July 29, according to a news release.

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Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns after call to escort service Video included

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University of Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned his position effective immediately. 

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Heat advisory issued for most of Middle Tennessee

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Dangerously hot and humid weather will bring temperatures to the mid-to-upper 90s with heat index values ranging from 100 to 106.

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'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

3 Nashville businesses raided in prostitution, money laundering investigation Video included

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A news release from the Metro Nashville Police Department claims the three businesses have been serving as fronts for prostitution for several months.

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Apparent suicide in Clarksville shuts down interstate exit ramp

Police block off the Exit 8 ramp to respond to a suicidal man. (Source: Clarksville Police Department) Police block off the Exit 8 ramp to respond to a suicidal man. (Source: Clarksville Police Department)
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Clarksville Police are investigating an apparent suicide that shut down an exit ramp on Interstate 24 for several hours Thursday afternoon. 

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Disabled farm vehicle shuts down Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville

A broken farm vehicle shut down the southbound lanes of Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville. (Source: Clarksville Police Department) A broken farm vehicle shut down the southbound lanes of Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville. (Source: Clarksville Police Department)
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A disabled farm vehicle shut down three lanes of a major Clarksville roadway for several hours Thursday night. 

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  • Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

    Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

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    Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic. Political pressure has intensified since the Kentucky GOP took control of state government and moved quickly to pass new restrictions on abortions. 

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    Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic. Political pressure has intensified since the Kentucky GOP took control of state government and moved quickly to pass new restrictions on abortions. 

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  • US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

    US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

    (Jennifer McLean via AP, File) FILE - This undated file photo provided by Jennifer McLean shows her son, University of Montana student Guthrie McLean, in China. Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines says police in central China freed 25-year-old...(Jennifer McLean via AP, File) FILE - This undated file photo provided by Jennifer McLean shows her son, University of Montana student Guthrie McLean, in China. Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines says police in central China freed 25-year-old...

    An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.

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    An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.

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  • Christian man prays with Jerusalem Muslims as religious tensions flare

    Christian man prays with Jerusalem Muslims as religious tensions flare

    Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross. As they chanted their prayers, he read the Bible to himself. And as they said "Allahu Akbar" -- God is greatest -- he stood silently and respectfully. ...Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross. As they chanted their prayers, he read the Bible to himself. And as they said "Allahu Akbar" -- God is greatest -- he stood silently and respectfully. ...

    Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross.

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    Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross.

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