Fugitive Wanted

Fugitive Wanted

  • TSU Student Shooting Suspect

    10/31/14 04:16:16 PM

    The last remaining Woodland Hills escapee, De'Mario Fisher, is wanted for Wednesday's shooting of a TSU student. He is considered armed and dangerous.  click here for more

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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 


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Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper says a compromise would pass

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NASHVILLE, Tn.--Congressman Jim Cooper (D, 5th District) says a compromise on raising the debt ceiling would pass both houses of Congress if brought up for a vote. 

Appearing on Fox 17 This Morning, the Democratic representative from Tennessee's 5th District said he supports a compromise that would raise the governments debt ceiling if President Obama would agree to consider changes in the Affordable Care Act. Its not clear whether such a compromise bill will be introduced, nor whether President Obama would sign it if it were to pass. 

One proposed change would eliminate the medical device tax and replace it with other revenue. Cooper said he believes that Congress needs to fulfill its financial obligations by raising the debt ceiling and not put the economy's health in danger as a budget compromise is sought. 

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