The new Tennessee Whiskey Trail already profitable

The new Tennessee Whiskey Trail already profitable LASCASSAS, Tenn. (WKRN) – Watch out Kentucky Bourbon Trail, there’s a new trek through the south. The Tennessee Whiskey Trail is less than a week old, and already proving profitable for state distilleries, both old and new. Just northeast of Mufreesboro on Thursday,…

Jury fails to reach verdict in the Brandon Banks Vanderbilt rape trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in the Brandon Banks Vanderbilt rape trial NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The jury deliberated for six hours and, in a change of plans, they decided to go home for the evening and continue deliberating Friday morning. When the jury first received the case, they told the…

5 people caught on surveillance washing 2 stolen cars in Hermitage

5 people caught on surveillance washing 2 stolen cars in Hermitage MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – Survelliance video discovered captured five different individuals with two stolen cars at a car wash in Wilson County. Early Friday morning, an unlocked Kia Sorrento SUV was stolen from a driveway on Stone Hill…

Investigators seek more witnesses in fatal Madison crash involving homeless men

Investigators seek more witnesses in fatal Madison crash involving homeless men MADISON, Tenn. (WKRN) – Investigators seek public assistance to a fatal crash that happened in Madison on June 11. Freddie Ivey, 45, and J.D. Cox, 42, were lying on the road near the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard near…

Sen. Corker could face potential Republican primary challengers if he runs

Sen. Corker could face potential Republican primary challengers if he runs NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – While there has been a lot of attention on the Tennessee governor’s race next year, there will also be a closely watched U.S. Senate race that could have several challengers for incumbent Bob Corker’s seat.…

Police continue to search for stolen cars as victims take to social media

Police continue to search for stolen cars as victims take to social media MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – Car theft victims are turning to social media in the hopes of recovering their stolen vehicles. At least three victims in the Hermitage-Mt. Juliet area have posted pictures of their stolen cars…

‘She saved my life’: Centerville woman speaks for first time after hatchet attack

‘She saved my life’: Centerville woman speaks for first time after hatchet attack HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – It’s been nine days since a Hickman County mother was savagely attacked in her home by her ex-husband wielding a hatchet. Neighbors who reportedly witnessed the attack rushed into her home and…

Metro fraud detectives offer sessions on how to avoid scams

Metro fraud detectives offer sessions on how to avoid scams NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – So far in 2017, the Metro Nashville Police Department has received 3,165 fraud reports. Around 1,000 of those cases involve credit card fraud. The fraud division investigates embezzlement, forgery, theft, scams, checks, credit cards, cybercrimes, identity…

Metro Health says its working with sheriff’s office, CoreCivic on scabies outbreak

Metro Health says its working with sheriff’s office, CoreCivic on scabies outbreak NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Health officials say they’re working with the sheriff’s office and the private company that runs a Nashville jail to contain and stop the outbreak of scabies. The Metro Public Health Department says they’ve seen…

Police officers offering Park Smart advice at area gas stations

Police officers offering Park Smart advice at area gas stations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Officers in one Nashville precinct are being proactive when it comes to dealing with the growing number of cars stolen each week. “We are out here educating people about Park Smart, so don’t leave your car…