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"Police: Alcohol Possibly To Blame For Fatal Wreck"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police said they believe alcohol may have contributed to a deadly late-night crash. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on Bell Road near Percy Priest Dam.
Witnesses told police an SUV drifted off the road, hit a concrete culvert and flipped after hitting…
"Police Charge 17-Year-Old With Attempted Murder"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A 17-year-old was put behind bars Wednesday morning after being accused of shooting another teen during a fight in North Nashville.
Police said 17-year old Jerry Lillard was shot after a fight with the…
Added by The Digital Diva on January 27, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
"Parents died trying to save kids in Nashville duplex fire"
*Tedarrell and Stephanie Brooks could've walked right out the back door as flames and smoked consumed their house, but they went back for their children.It was a selfless act that cost them their…Continue
"3-Year-Old In Critical Condition, Five Killed In Duplex Fire"
*Nashville, Tenn. (AP) – A 3-year-old boy remained in critical condition Monday morning, following the fire that killed his parents, his siblings and a family friend.…
"State To Seek Death Penalty Against Teens"
*PULASKI, Tenn. - NewsChannel 5 has learned that the state of Tennessee will seek the death penalty against 18 year olds Matthew Wood and William Angel for their crimes. Angel and Wood are accused of killing Desere Thornton and her two sons, 16-year-old Jerrod and 9-year…Continue
Added by The Digital Diva on January 22, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments
"Jury Finds Man Guilty In 1982 Murder"
*jury found Randy Ray McFarlin guilty of first-degree premeditated murder. The verdict closes the 1982 cold case killing of Gene Stump.
A break in the case came courtesy of McFarlin's ex wife, Donna Burroughs. She testified that McFarlin admitted…
"Food Lion Closing Some Local Stores"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Those who shop at Nashville Food Lion may have to find a new grocery store. The grocery chain announced that it is closing three area locations.
Food Lion confirmed the stores on Carothers Parkway in Franklin, Murfreesboro Road and Nolensville Road and will be closed on or before Feb. 19.
The locations were chosen…
"Highway Reopens After Tanker Flips Spilling Gasoline"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A crash involving a tanker truck in West Nashville finally cleared up Monday morning. The crash happened Sunday afternoon on Centennial Boulevard near Briley Parkway. The truck was carrying 8,700 gallons of gas, when it crashed and rolled over several times - shutting down the roadway. Fire crews…Continue
Added by The Digital Diva on January 18, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments
"State Warns Residents Of Possible Haiti Relief Scams"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Members of Brent Gambrell Ministries have been busy since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday. The group has set up a drop point for people who want to make donations.
"100 percent of every dime that come into this…
Added by The Digital Diva on January 15, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Candidates for Governor Square Off on News Channel 5"
*Nashville, Tenn. - It will be a battle of wits at Belmont University Thursday night. Some of the top leading Republicans and Democrats running for governor will share their opinions during the first major gubernatorial forum of 2010. Both Democrats and…Continue
Added by The Digital Diva on January 14, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Record Temperatures Guarantee Higher Heating Bills"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennesseans have bundled up over the last few weeks as temperatures have dropped, meaning more will dig deeper into their pockets to pay heating bills. We definitely know to expect higher bills, and if you just…Continue
"Mendenhall Opening Statements Live On NewsChannel5.com"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Opening statements will be heard in the murder solicitation trial of accused serial killer Bruce Mendenhall on Tuesday, and the first day of trial will be live Tuesday at 9 a.m. on…Continue
Added by The Digital Diva on January 12, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
"Hit and Run Driver Leaves Victim in Critical Condition"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Sunday night, Metro Police were searching the driver who hit a pedestrian in South Nashville and left the scene with no regard for the victim's well-being.
The victim is a 38-year-old man who…
"Man Shot To Death Left In Truck On I-65"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have been trying to figure out who killed a man and left him in car on an interstate ramp late Thursday night.
Police responded to the Dickerson Road exit on Interstate 65 North just after 10 p.m. and found a man…
"New Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected"
*WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people claiming unemployment benefits for the first time barely rose last week, after two weeks of sharp drops, further evidence that layoffs…
"Road Crews Prepare For Old Man Winter"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Metro Public Works and Tennessee Department of Transportation continued applying saltwater brine Wednesday over 300 miles of roadways in preparation for the snowfall.…Continue
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After ten seasons at the Sommet Center, the Nashville Predators could be forced to find a new place to call home.
Owner David Freeman has been dealing with some financial woes, and the team could be in default on its arena lease with Metro.
City lawyers were scheduled to meet with the Predators sometime this week to talk about how to resolve the…
"Police Release Steve McNair Case Information"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Metro police have closed the Steve McNair murder case and released more than 200 pages detailing their investigation. Police stand by their conclusion that Sahel Kazemi shot Steve McNair then killed herself.
The case file came on the same day the man who admitted selling Sahel Kazemi the…
Added by The Digital Diva on January 4, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments
"Nashville Prepares For NYE Guitar Drop"
*NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Final preparations were underway for Nashville's New Year's celebration, a first in five years.
Crews have been working on building an 85 foot tower to support a massive 10 foot tall guitar that will come down at midnight.
Added by The Digital Diva on December 31, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments
"$128 Million Lottery Ticket Goes Unclaimed"
*GEORGETOWN, Ky. - If you recently bought a Kentucky Lottery ticket, you could be a winner.
Lottery officials said the owner of the winning $128 million Powerball ticket from Saturday's drawing has still not come forward.
The ticket was sold at a…
Added by The Digital Diva on December 30, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments