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Tenn. deputy saves baby from burning car

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HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – An 8-month-old baby was trapped in a burning pickup truck and saved by a Humphreys County deputy. Mike Adcox was at the right place at the right time. “It’s the same route I take every day,” said Deputy Adcox as he was driving on Highway 70 in Dickson County. Adcox […]

East Nashville couple wins $1M with ‘losing’ lottery ticket

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An east Nashville couple is $1 million richer after replaying a losing ticket in the Tennessee Lottery. Joshua and Megan Henley played their losing ticket in the Tennessee Lottery’s “Play it Again” program, where players can reenter losing tickets into another drawing. “About three times a year, we draw a winner […]

Project to reconstruct lower Broadway starts Tuesday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new pilot project to make lower Broadway in downtown Nashville safer and more accessible will start Tuesday. Metro Public Works and other organizations will work to expand the pedestrian area, ensure there is enough space for loading zones and parking, and consider how to move transportation through the area. The […]

Nashville honors Medal Of Honor recipients

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Nashville Salutes kicked off an event honoring Medal of Honor recipients with a parade on lower Broadway. The event also honored everyday heroes who serve their community. There are only 79 Congressional Medal of Honor recipients still living. Twenty five of them came to Nashville for the event. “This is a […]

Edgehill Bike Club gives away school supplies, bicycles

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A program that gives bikes to children in a poor neighborhood gave away school supplies in Edgehill Saturday. The Edgehill Bike Club handed out backpacks, clothes, school supplies and bicycles at their back-to-school event. Club leaders also held a class on entrepreneurship. Terry Key told News 2 he is dedicated to […]

Tomato Art Fest draws big crowds to east Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An estimated 40,000 people flocked to east Nashville this weekend for the 12th annual Tomato Art Fest. Tomatoes of all sizes and colors were represented in the Five Points area as attendees celebrated the much-beloved fruit. Click here to see photos from the event.  The festival kicked off Friday night with […]

Man shot in chest outside Antioch nightclub

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ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was shot in the chest outside an Antioch nightclub early Sunday morning. It happened at a club called The Complex, located at 1141 Bell Road in the Home Depot shopping center, around 3 a.m. Police told News 2 the victim was speaking with two women outside the club when […]

Billboard shows message of thanks for police after Antioch theater attack

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After Wednesday’s attacks at an Antioch theater, many are looking for ways to honor the bravery of the Metro Nashville Police Department officers who responded. A Lamar Advertising billboard at James Robertson Parkway is getting the job done with a simple message: “Thank you Metro Nashville Police Dept. for keeping our […]

Man faces attempted murder charge after firing at deputy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 33-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired shots at a sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to pull him over for speeding. Authorities said Nelson Ochoa-Puentes led a Cheatham County deputy on a pursuit through a rural part of Cheatham and Dickson counties Monday morning. The pursuit […]