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Man brings machete to Steak 'n Shake, threatens to kill everyone inside

NASHVILLE, TN (WKRN) — A man is accused of bringing a machete into a Nashville-area Steak ‘n Shake and threatening to kill everyone inside.

According to a Metro police arrest affidavit, 29-year-old Shane Spurgeon was told he could not drink alcohol inside the restaurant and became angry. 92 more words


Story Wonders: How to (Not) Find a Grave

When I read about local history for my books, I sometimes find surprising information about people who once lived here and the places I now see everyday. 415 more words

Man suspected of shooting police officer found dead

NASHVILLE, TN (WKRN) – A Nashville police officer was shot in the shoulder early Tuesday morning, and the suspect gunman was later found dead.

According to police, the suspect, now identified as Paul Hardesty, was found with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head inside a room at the Cumberland Inn. 465 more words


IONTW – November 27, 2016

A Knit Skeleton!

And, if one is going to collect books, miniature is probably the way to go. Think of how many you could have without it taking over your whole house! 134 more words


Rocker Leon Russell dies in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (AP) — Musician Leon Russell, a top session player in the 1960s and ’70s who later had a successful solo career with such hits as “Tight Rope” and “Lady Blue,” has died. 123 more words


No one injured after fire at Opryland Hotel

NASHVILLE, TN (WKRN) –No guests were injured after a fire broke out at a restaurant at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center early Wednesday afternoon. 87 more words