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Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

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. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Officials Blame Costs for Not Extraditing Felons with Warrants

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The FBI helps connect the dots when a criminal wanted in one state is picked up in another. After a crook serves his or her time here, they're usually sent to the other state to face charges, but we discovered a growing number of those criminals are being released instead.

Metro DA Torry Johnson says prosecutors have to make hard decisions about extradition and concedes finances play a role. He says it can cost up to $5,000 to bring a suspect back here for trial. Johnson says the tendency is to extradite anyone accused of a serious felony.

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