Local News

Violent crime is up 17 percent in Midtown Hills Precinct

By Julie Edwards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Late Wednesday night, two Nashville businesses were robbed. First, a clerk at the Delta Express on Old Hickory Boulevard near Nolensville Pike was held at gunpoint and robbed. Less than two hours later, two robbers entered the Popeye’s on Nolensville Pike, hitting an employee and forcing them [READ…

Police: Boy, 3, accidentally shot himself in the head

By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old accidentally shot himself in the head in Kentucky and is listed in grave condition. News outlets report the boy shot himself with a gun that was inside a vehicle while his parents were at a used-car lot on Monday. The unidentified child was…

Gatlinburg fire chief reflects on deadly wildfires

By Kristin Farley http://up.anv.bz/latest/scripts/anvload.js GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) – It’s been almost one year since one of the darkest days in East Tennessee history – the Gatlinburg wildfires. Six months ago in a one-on-one interview, Fire Chief Greg Miller said he wanted to say more but that a gag order was in place. At the time,…

Houston Zoo Debuts 2 Baby Jaguars

By The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) –  The Houston Zoo’s jaguar cubs have made their public debut. The male, Fitz, and female, Emma, were born July 20 and have spent the past few months bonding with their mom, Maya, behind the scenes. [READ MORE HERE] Source: WKRN News

Trump, again on defensive, says Putin denies 2016 meddling

By The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling and accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia relations. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump said Russian President Vladimir Putin had again vehemently…

Breakfast at Tiffany’s comes to life at New York store

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Having breakfast at Tiffany’s isn’t just a big screen fantasy anymore. The New York-based Tiffany & Co. jewelry chain has opened a restaurant at its flagship Fifth Avenue location in Manhattan, and the menu does include breakfast. The store is the setting for Audrey Hepburn’s classic 1961…

$5M worth of LSD found in Clarksville home; Man arrested

By WKRN web staff CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Over 6 pounds of LSD were confiscated from a home in Clarksville on Wednesday. Agents with the 19th Judicial Drug Task Force were reportedly executing a search at the Shady Grove Road home when the acid was found. According to a press release, components used to manufacture…