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Remains found in fire likely father of suspect


The body of a man found inside a burned out home in Wilson County is believed to be the father of a suspect in a police chase.

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Three injured in crash involving horse trailer Video included


Three people were injured and three horses suffered minor injuries in a crash involving a vehicle towing a horse trailer in Wilson County Monday.

Firefighters battle flames at Taco Bell in Mt. Juliet Video included


Officials say the fire started between the two drive-thru windows and spread into the ceiling. At one point, firefighters were pulled from the restaurant because crews were concerned about a roof collapse.

Wilson Co. deputies investigating arson, homicide case; suspect arrested


Officers arrested a man who is believed to be a suspect in an arson and homicide investigation in Wilson County.

'Bring Sonya Home' case takes another turn Video included


The legal battle over custody of a young Dickson girl took another turn in court Thursday.

One person killed in Lebanon crash


One person was killed in a crash in the 30 block of West Baddour in Lebanon Wednesday.

Lebanon students talk to astronaut on ISS Video included


Students in Lebanon had an out-of-this-world experience Tuesday when they talked to an astronaut on the International Space Station.

Homes in Mt. Juliet neighborhood hit by stray bullets Video included


Seven houses in Mt. Juliet have been by what police believe are stray bullets since the end of May.

Home in deadly explosion could host human trafficking victims Video included


Just six months after an explosion at a Lebanon home killed an elderly couple, a local minister is looking to change the story of tragedy to one of triumph.

High school coach charged with assaulting teen Video included


Howard Bates, an assistant football coach at Lebanon High School, is off the job after police said he headbutted a player and made violent threats.

Man accused in deadly crash appears in court Video included


A Wilson County man accused of killing an oncologist in a DUI crash was back in court Thursday.

Mt. Juliet homes hit by stray bullets


Four homes in a Mt. Juliet neighborhood were recently hit by stray bullets.

Mt. Juliet house fire caused by lightning Video included


Lightning may be to blame for a house fire Wednesday night on Clark Drive in Mount Juliet.

Police: Man beats puppy to death, admits to killing another 5 or 6


An animal rescue group director who prefers to remain anonymous is spreading the word about a man accused of seeking out dogs and violently killing them.

Firefighter called to fire at his own Mt. Juliet home

A local firefighter received word that his own house was going up in flames Tuesday morning in Wilson County.

Amazon hiring thousands of seasonal workers to help with holiday rush

If you are out of work or just looking to make a little extra holiday cash, there are several thousand seasonal jobs available throughout Middle Tennessee. Amazon announced it will hire tens of thousands of jobs across the country.

Former high school coach dies in Wilson Co. crash


Authorities have revealed new details in the death of a popular Middle Tennessee high school coach.

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