CRIME & SAFETY
1 shot outside North Nashville apartments
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - One person was critically injured in a shooting at the Cumberland View Apartments on Tuesday night, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. Police said the victim was shot around 8 p.m. at an apartment in the 2400 block of 26th Avenue North. Detectives did not...
Police: Dad stabs daughter repeatedly outside Nashville home, says he would do it again
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A dad has been charged with attempted criminal homicide of his own daughter outside a home in Nashville. On Monday, an arrest record says 81-year-old Allen Seay repeatedly stabbed his daughter after a verbal argument outside a home in South Nashville. When officers arrived, an...
Witness: ‘Those are not fireworks. Get down!’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Patricia Hill’s daughter asked her mom about what she thought was fireworks at the Cayce Homes Apartments on Monday night. “Boom, boom, boom, and my little girl told me, ‘Mama, there are fireworks,’ and I said, ‘No, those are not fireworks. Get down!” Hill said.
Uber Driver Rushes Shot Passenger to Hospital in Tennessee Targeted Shooting
• An Uber driver in Tennessee rushed his passenger to the hospital after the man was shot in the backseat. • The passenger, Stephen Rouse III, died from his injuries. • The incident was described as a targeted shooting.
Manhunt Underway for Three Suspects in Attempted Murder Case, Local Businesses Increase Security
In a shocking incident, three suspects are on the run after brutally beating and stabbing a man outside a business in Murphy's Boro. The local business is ramping up security measures as police continue to investigate the motive behind the violent assault.
East Nashville woman offers cash reward after suspected thief steals packages worth $1,000
Law enforcement across Middle Tennessee is on high alert as package thieves are on the prowl this holiday season.
Witness recalls shooting that injured three people
A witness describes the moments surrounding a shooting on South Seventh Street where three people were injured.
Felon found hiding under trampoline arrested in North Nashville
A convicted felon is back behind bars after officers found him hiding under a trampoline in North Nashville.
Police Warn of Increased Porch Pirate Activity During Holiday Shopping Season
As Cyber Monday shopping kicks off, police warn of a potential increase in porch pirates. Authorities encourage taking extra precautions such as using package lockers or asking neighbors for help. Despite security systems, vigilance remains key in preventing package theft this holiday season.
Driver Identified in Deadly Two-Vehicle Crash on Bell Road
November 21, 2023 – The driver critically injured Sunday just before midnight in a two-vehicle crash on Bell Road near Harris Hills Lane has died. The preliminary investigation shows that Deborah Oladele, 23, was driving her 2017 Honda Accord west on Bell Road when, for reasons unknown, she lost control of the car striking a curb and traveling over the sidewalk. She appears to have over corrected, causing her to cross over the westbound lanes of travel into oncoming traffic where she was broadsided by the driver of an eastbound Acura sedan. Oladele was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
‘It was crazy’: Video shows sparks flying during multi-county chase
A pursuit through multiple counties was caught on camera before ending in Hermitage with the driver behind bars.
Mt. Juliet police arrest alleged shoplifter
3 bystanders hit by stray bullets in separate incidents this month, Metro police say
At least three bystanders have been hit by stray bullets in November, according to Metro police, however, the number of people hurt by gunfire in Nashville is down 21% this year compared to this time last year.
Woman Allegedly Uses Stolen Card to Purchase $7K Worth of Gift Cards
November 22, 2023 – Central Precinct detectives are working to identify a woman who used a stolen credit card to purchase more than $7,000 worth of gift cards at multiple Target stores. The card was stolen from a man who in the early morning hours of October 7 met...
Here's how many mall-theft calls Nashville police responded to on Black Friday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — An increase in thefts across Nashville-area malls the past few weeks prompted an enhanced police presence over Black Friday weekend. Metro Nashville Police confirmed to FOX 17 News there was a decrease in reports of thefts at shopping centers compared to previous years around this same time.
Two decades-old cold cases out of Robertson County remain unsolved
While there are several unsolved cold cases in communities across Tennessee, investigators in Robertson County have been haunted by two major cases that have remained open for decades.
Wreck with injuries reported near Applebee’s in Clarksville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A wreck with injuries is being worked by police in Clarksville near the Applebee’s on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, according to Clarksville police. At about 4:44 p.m. two cars crashed on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Fairbrook Place. One southbound lane was closed briefly during the investigation...
Woman police say hit Clarksville officer with bear spray arrested near Nashville
CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – A woman who assaulted a Clarksville Police sergeant with bear spray last month was arrested Sunday in Lebanon, Tennessee. On Oct. 9, CPD officers responded to the T.J. Maxx on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard after a group of women were reported to be shoplifting. A police sergeant approached one of the women in the parking lot, and she sprayed him with bear spray. The three women fled in a black Dodge Avenger.
Tennessee mother charged with child neglect after leaving 3-year-old home alone
A woman has been arrested on charges of child neglect after she allegedly left her child alone and reported him missing over the weekend, according to Metro police.