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Extra officers on duty, Franklin police monitoring social media posts about landmarks

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Franklin police said extra officers are on duty following reports on social media that some historical landmarks may be targeted.

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Driver charged with DUI after rollover crash on I-40

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According to police, Virgil Tidwell rear-ended a large truck and flipped his SUV in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 225 around 3:15 p.m.

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Police looking for bank robbery suspect in Franklin

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Franklin police and the FBI want your help finding the suspect in a bank robbery. The man reportedly robbed the Franklin Synergy Bank on Moss Lane around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Brentwood City commissioners to discuss split between city, county schools Video included

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Williamson County parents Grady Tabor and Allison Spears, like any other parents, say they want the best for their children's education.

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Protesters want Franklin Confederate monument removed Video included

About 100 protesters gathered in downtown Franklin on Monday. (WSMV) About 100 protesters gathered in downtown Franklin on Monday. (WSMV)
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One-hundred protesters came together in downtown Franklin for what they billed as an anti-hate rally.

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Social media posts may shed light on Brentwood Academy rape case Video included

The lawsuit claims Brentwood Academy officials knew about the alleged rape and did nothing. (WSMV) The lawsuit claims Brentwood Academy officials knew about the alleged rape and did nothing. (WSMV)
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A lawsuit claims a 12-year-old boy was being raped by older boys at Brentwood Academy. It also claims school officials knew about it and did nothing. It happened in 2015.

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Former Brentwood track coach speaks out: 'The clock makes the decision who is on a team' Video included

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Guy Avery, a former Brentwood High School volunteer track coach, says he never accepted money from parents to give their child an edge on the Brentwood High School track team, and that any rules he allegedly broke were never communicated to him in the first place. 

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Volunteer coach banned from Williamson schools after investigation Video included

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A former Brentwood High School volunteer coach has been banned from all Williamson County Schools, after an investigation found he forced families to pay him for their children to remain on the track team.

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Youth volleyball club fights back after sports complex plans to sell

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The directors of a youth volleyball program are fighting back after owners of the A-Game Sportsplex in Franklin tried to terminate their lease and sell the building.

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Mother, son killed on I-65 after trying to help crash victims

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Kristi Clark, 34, and Carter Oakley, 10, stopped to help when they saw an SUV hit a patch of black ice and roll over near the exit for Highway 96 just after 9 p.m. Monday. More>>

2 suspects arrested, 1 at large after Franklin shooting

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Franklin police said two suspects involved in a shooting on Rucker Avenue late Friday night have been arrested while another suspect remains at large. More>>

Rescued horses may have been headed for slaughter

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The livestock trailer loaded with horses that overturned on Interstate 40 Monday night may have been delivering the horses to their deaths across the border. More>>

Driver in horse trailer wreck cited

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The driver whose trailer rolled over on I-40 Monday with a load of horses on board has now been charged in that wreck. The Tennessee Department of Safety says Mance Frank Reed has been cited for unsafe operation. More>>

Horse truck driver alleges abuse

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A trucker who once hauled horses for a Lebanon company says he had no idea he was delivering the animals to their deaths. More>>

Boy injured after falling into uncovered storm drain

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A teenager walking home from the bus stop fell into an uncovered storm drain Thursday, temporarily knocking himself unconscious. There's a lot of finger-pointing about who is supposed to replace about 40 missing drain grates, which were stolen three months ago. More>>

City proposes change to ban on street sales

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The City of Brentwood proposed some changes allowing homeless people to sell The Contributor newspaper. Under the new proposal, those vendors still can't walk into the streets to sell the newspaper. More>>

School coach suspended after spectator struck with ball

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A high school basketball coach has been suspended without pay and ordered to stay away from school property after an incident during a game Monday night. More>>