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Dispatchers undergo extensive training to help during emergencies. (WSMV) Dispatchers undergo extensive training to help during emergencies. (WSMV)

Behind-the-scenes look at the 911 dispatch center in Williamson County Video included

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911 operators in Williamson County go through extensive training to learn how to keep their cool.

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Williamson County Schools update security measures in aftermath of FL shooting Video included

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Williamson County Schools have already begun enacting changes to their security protocol.

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Power restored to over 500 MTEMC customers in Franklin

(Source: MTEMC outage map) (Source: MTEMC outage map)
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A power outage affected 592 MTEMC customers in Franklin on Wednesday morning.

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Active shooter response training to be held in Franklin next month

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The City of Franklin will be hosting an active shooter emergency response seminar for residents in March.

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School resource officer making big difference in students' lives Video included

Deputy Jamie Haynes is connecting with students and staff at Franklin Elementary School. (WSMV) Deputy Jamie Haynes is connecting with students and staff at Franklin Elementary School. (WSMV)
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Her job is to protect, but a Williamson County school resource officer is going above and beyond.

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Parents react to Williamson Co. Schools' decision to close for review of safety plans Video included

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Williamson County Schools will be closed on Monday so system administrators can review and revisit safety plans.

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Woman held at gunpoint in 'bump and rob' incident in Brentwood

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Police said the suspects bumped into the victim's car at the intersection of Belle Rive Drive and Granny White Pike just after 9:20 p.m. Monday.

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3 injured in crash on I-65 North in Franklin

Two vehicles were involved in the wreck on I-65 North. (Source: Franklin PD) Two vehicles were involved in the wreck on I-65 North. (Source: Franklin PD)
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Three people were injured when two vehicles collided at the exit for Peytonsville Road just before 6:30 a.m.

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Lawsuit filed against Brentwood Academy to move forward

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The court hearing is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday for the first of a string of lawsuits surrounding allegations of rape.

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Franklin residents attend active shooter seminar in wake of Antioch church shooting

At least 40 people attended the seminar on Thursday. (WSMV) At least 40 people attended the seminar on Thursday. (WSMV)
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Dozens of people, many of them churchgoers, are being proactive about safety in the wake of Sunday's shooting at an Antioch church.

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Second lawsuit filed in connection to alleged rape at Brentwood Academy

Updated: Sep 07, 2017 01:13 PM

A second lawsuit has been filed against the rape suspects and the parents in an alleged rape cover-up at Brentwood Academy.

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Social media posts may shed light on Brentwood Academy rape case

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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Attorney discusses Brentwood Academy rape case

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“Boys being boys” is a phrase counsel for a 12-year-old boy who was allegedly raped at Brentwood Academy say they are tired of hearing.

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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>>

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  • Water main break causes shut off in Wilson; boil water notice to follow repairs

    Water main break causes shut off in Wilson; boil water notice to follow repairs

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:51 PM EST2018-02-25 19:51:50 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    A water treatment site has suffered a water line break in the town of Wilson. 

    A water treatment site has suffered a water line break in the town of Wilson. 

  • 3 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

    3 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-25 07:25:46 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-25 19:47:44 GMT
    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

  • Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:16 AM EST2018-02-25 07:16:08 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:37 PM EST2018-02-25 19:37:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

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