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Homes in Mt. Juliet neighborhood hit by stray bullets Video included

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Seven houses in Mt. Juliet have been by what police believe are stray bullets since the end of May.

Home in deadly explosion could host human trafficking victims Video included

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Just six months after an explosion at a Lebanon home killed an elderly couple, a local minister is looking to change the story of tragedy to one of triumph.

High school coach charged with assaulting teen Video included

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Howard Bates, an assistant football coach at Lebanon High School, is off the job after police said he headbutted a player and made violent threats.

Man accused in deadly crash appears in court Video included

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A Wilson County man accused of killing an oncologist in a DUI crash was back in court Thursday.

Mt. Juliet homes hit by stray bullets

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Four homes in a Mt. Juliet neighborhood were recently hit by stray bullets.

Mt. Juliet house fire caused by lightning Video included

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Lightning may be to blame for a house fire Wednesday night on Clark Drive in Mount Juliet.

Heavy traffic expected with Wilson County Fair

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Tennessee's largest county fair begins Friday, and that means heavy traffic for the next week and a half.

Teens injured in Old Hickory Lake personal watercraft crash

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Two teenage boys were involved in a personal watercraft crash on Old Hickory Lake on Sunday night.

Police: Man beats puppy to death, admits to killing another 5 or 6

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An animal rescue group director who prefers to remain anonymous is spreading the word about a man accused of seeking out dogs and violently killing them.

Firefighter called to fire at his own Mt. Juliet home

A local firefighter received word that his own house was going up in flames Tuesday morning in Wilson County.

Amazon hiring thousands of seasonal workers to help with holiday rush

If you are out of work or just looking to make a little extra holiday cash, there are several thousand seasonal jobs available throughout Middle Tennessee. Amazon announced it will hire tens of thousands of jobs across the country.

Former high school coach dies in Wilson Co. crash

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Authorities have revealed new details in the death of a popular Middle Tennessee high school coach.

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