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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LAST CHEER AT GREER
Tonight may be the Nashville Sounds final game at Greer Stadium after 37 years. The final Sounds home game of the regular season, the "Last Cheer at Greer," tonight. But if the Sounds make the playoffs, there would be at least one home game in the postseason. The brand new First Tennessee Park is set to open in time for the 2015 season. www.wkrn.com/story/26367943/nashville-sounds-set-to-leave-greer-stadium-after-37-years

BABY DROPPED AT FIRE STATION
A newborn was dropped off at an East Nashville fire station last night. Firefighters at Fire Station 14 on Holly Street took the baby to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for an evaluation and say the child appears to be unharmed. No laws were broken because of Tennessee's Safe Haven law, which allows new mothers to drop off babies at safe havens if they are unable to care for them.  www.wsmv.com/story/26380609/baby-dropped-off-at-east-nashville-fire-station

DOG FIGHTING RING
A North Nashville man is facing 27 counts after being indicted for running a dog fighting ring from his home. Michael Davis was first arrested in April connection to a heroin and cocaine trafficking bust back in April. Authorities seized 38 dogs; many have since gone through behavioral assessments to be adopted.  www.wkrn.com/story/26376903/grand-jury-indicts-nashville-man-on-30-charges-for-dog-fighting-ring

CLOSED MOTEL ON FIRE
An abandoned motel on Harding Place, the Harding Inn, was spotted on fire just after midnight last night. Metro Police evaculated several homeless people from inside the building, which has been padlocked since 2010. It has since become a hub for prostitution and drugs. Investigators are searching for a person of interest who they believe started a fire at an abandoned motel in south Nashville overnight. At least one person was injured.

www.jrn.com/newschannel5/news/Person-Of-Interest-Sought-In-Abandoned-Motel-Fire-272846721.html

PHIL HARTMAN GETS STAR
The late actor-comedian Phil Hartman now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hartman was on "SNL" for eight seasons and his former co-stars Kevin Nealon and Jon Lovitz were on hand Tuesday to pay tribute. He won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1989 for his work on that show, and voice many characters on "The Simpsons," including beloved showbiz has-been Troy McClure.

MORE FUN WITH BIEBER
It's a lousy week if Justin Bieber doesn't get in trouble with the cops. Well, it's a good week. Allegedly, Bieber and Selena Gomez were at a Dave and Buster's in Hollywood Monday when a fan started taking pictures of the celebrity couple. Justin allegedly lunged at the person to grab the dude's phone, but security stoped Biebs before he got his hands on it. TMZ reports that the fan wants to press charges, and Bieber is being investigated for attempted battery, attempted theft and attempted robbery. If charged, Bieber would be in violation of his probation stemming from his egg-throwing incident a while back. www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/26/justin-bieber-attempted-robbery_n_5717039.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment&ir=Entertainment

HAUNTED HOUSE? NOPE.
A family in Canada was convinced their house was haunted. They were being awakened in the middle of the night as things were being knocked over all around the house. The good news, there was no ghost. The even WORSE news: the problems were caused by a ten-foot-long Burmese python. The homeowner, Rachel Leck, finally spotted coiled up on the couch. She grabbed her ten-year-old son and raced from the house terrified! Animal control was called.

APPLE PHONE
Reports say Apple will launch its new iPhone 6 less than two weeks from today. The French website Nowhere Else reports the tech giant's newest smartphone will be introduced on Tuesday, September 9th. The iPhone 6 reportedly will come with either a 4.7-inch screen or a 5.5-inch screen.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

MOTEL HOLDUP
Police are searching this morning for two men, one armed, who robbed the desk clerk at the La Quinta Inn on Sidco Drive overnight. A guest who wandered through the lobby while this was going on was tied to a chair as the two men tried to open the safe. They did the same to a security guard. Police say the men tried for almost 45 minutes before they ripped out the safe and stole the security guard's truck.

August 25, 2014

CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE
No one was killed in the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the Napa Valley region of California Sunday morning. Over 120 were injured. As aftershocks continue for the next several weeks, people are warned that already weakened buildings could collapse. The quake was the strongest to hit the Bay Area since 1989.

TOP OF THE DAY
Sunday was the seventh annual International Go Topless Day and women around the world marched topless in support of women's rights.

Friday, August 22, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Attorney General Eric Holder says his trip to Ferguson, Missouri was "constructive," and promised the investigation into the death of a young man shot by a police officer, will be fair, thorough and independent.

FOOTBALL COACH FIRED FOR HEADBUTTING PLAYER
An assistant football coach at Lebanon High School has been fired, a day after being arrested and charged with assault... for allegedly threatening and headbutting a 15 year old player.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Last night was relatively quiet in Ferguson, Missouri. Law enforcement officials say there were six arrests, but otherwise not a lot of trouble.

LOCAL: 24-PERCENT OF METRO SEVENTH GRADERS MISSING IMMUNIZATIONS 
Every year, about one in four Metro students who are supposed to have their immunizations for school, don't, and can't go to school till they do. School officials say this year was no different. 24% of those who needed shots, and the proof they'd had them, did not... and were not allowed to attend school.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FERGUSON LATEST
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri say they think the mood between protestors and police has changed: Nobody got pepper sprayed or tear gassed last night. Attorney General Eric Holder is headed there today to assess the situation.
 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a full, fair and independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.  In an open letter published in the "St.

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