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TDOT warning of traffic delays due to Williamson County Fair Video included

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Officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation are warning about traffic delays associated with the upcoming Williamson County Fair.

Williamson Co. issues warning about phone scam

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The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a telephone scam involving someone who claims to represent the Internal Revenue Service.

Soldier arrested for sex abuse of child, desertion Video included

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The man dubbed as the U.S. Army's No. 3 most wanted fugitive was arrested on Wednesday.

Woman wanted for Brentwood Pointe break-in

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A Thompson's Station woman is wanted for burglary and theft charges in Franklin.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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