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  1. 2 men wanted for questioning in La Vergne home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WKRN

    Authorities want to speak to the suspects about their possible involvement with a La Vergne home invasion that happened in late January.

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  2. Developer pulls request to build 300 townhomes in La VergneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WKRN

    Who says you can't beat City Hall? A group of residents have prevailed in their fight against rezoning land to build a proposed 300-home development in La Vergne The developer, Abdul Shreibman, who was also one of the developers for Lake Forest, the largest subdivision in Tennessee, apparently pulled his request to rezone 24 acres of land off Stones River Road. Tuesday night, the Board of Mayor and Alderman voted against rezoning two acres of land which backed up to 24 acres which was also up for rezoning.

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  3. 300-home development shot down at La Vergne city meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WKRN

    After citizens voiced their worries about a proposed 300-home development in La Vergne, the city has declined to approve a rezoning request to make it possible. Mayor Dennis Waldron said the zoning of 466 Stones River Road from R1 to R3 isn't going to happen.

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  4. Man arrested for shootout in busy La Vergne intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WKRN

    Jamie Nared scored a career high 27 points and Tennessee upset fourth ranked South Carolina 76-74 Monday night in Columbia, South Carolina. Nashville's mayor discussed her vision on the future of Nashville while speaking at a meeting for the Rotary Club.

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  5. La Vergne, Smyrna residents say trash not being picked up Red River WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | WKRN

    Frustrations have spilled over into Rutherford County as families report waiting days or weeks for their trash to be taken. Many in La Vergne and Smyrna, customers of Red River Waste Solutions, say they wait for a truck that seemingly never comes.

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  6. Some not happy about plans for hundreds of homes in La VergneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | WKRN

    A developer is hoping to build hundreds of affordable townhomes-and it is not sitting well with some people who live nearby. Dana McGowen has lived on Stones River Road in La Vergne for 26 years.

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  7. Photo: WKRNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | WKRN

    A 6-year-old in Middle Tennessee is spreading Christmas cheer at a local truck stop. Now a driver would like to return the favor.

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  8. Suspect sought in thefts at Rutherford County WalmartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WKRN

    La Vergne police reported a man walked out of the Walmart on Murfreesboro Road with two TVs without paying on Tuesday and got into a waiting minivan driven by an accomplice. The vehicle used in the Smyrna theft was a silver, older-model minivan with a small dent in the right front panel.

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  9. Man charged after marijuana grow operation found in La Vergne homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WKRN

    A man was arrested after a marijuana grow operation, firearms and packaged marijuana were found inside a La Vergne home last week. Police reportedly discovered the items when a search warrant was served at the Waldron Road home of 54-year-old Vincent Plummer.

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  10. Feds to announce indictments, arrests in massive fentanyl overdose outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WKRN

    A press conference is being held Thursday at the Federal Courthouse Annex. It's expected to begin at 12 p.m. The outbreak happened earlier this year, leading to numerous overdoses and at least one death as the drug is 50 times more powerful than heroin and 100 times more powerful than morphine.

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  11. Jose GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | WKRN

    The Smyrna Police Department is looking for Jose Garcia, who lives in Smyrna but also has ties to La Vergne and Lebanon. Garcia has reportedly not returned to his home since Wednesday.

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  12. Ebuys, Inc. will open new distribution facility in La Vergne, create 160 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WKRN

    "Ebuys' decision to expand in Tennessee showcases why companies pick our state for their distribution needs," Gov. Bill Haslam said. "Our central location offers businesses tremendous access to markets all over the U.S. and our skilled, well-trained workforce is always up to task to help businesses meet the changing needs of consumers.

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  13. Fire departments to start carrying Narcan as fentanyl overdoses increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WKRN

    "It makes it hard with identity of the drug," said La Vergne Assistant Fire Chief Chris Clark. "It also makes it harder to trace."

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  14. Jane Doe remains mystery 9 years after remains found in La VergneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WKRN

    Nine years have passed since a woman's remains were found in a remote field , and detectives still have few answers. "The majority of the remains were found through this wood line here through the trail," said La Vergne police Det.

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  15. Ribbon cutting ceremony planned to celebrate opening of La Vergne WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WKRN

    The city of La Vergne will host a ribbon cutting ceremony later this month to celebrate the opening of its first Walmart store. "We are overjoyed to have Walmart open here, and I am happy that the citizens will have the option to save money and shop smart here in La Vergne," Mayor Dennis Waldron said.

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  16. $1M Powerball ticket sold in Pigeon ForgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | WKRN

    While last night's $487 million Powerball jackpot was won in New Hampshire , the big drawing created 59,251 winning tickets in Tennessee. Among these were a $1 million winner in Pigeon Forge and separate winners of $50,000 each in Murfreesboro, La Vergne and Columbia. 2 comments

  17. Police departments work to strengthen relationship between officers, publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WKRN

    Sgt. Bill Timson has been an officer with the La Vergne Police Department for more than 20 years. He told News 2 community policing is a fundamental part of the work he does.

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  18. Police investigating after 1 shot in La VergneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WKRN

    Police told News 2 a person with two gunshot wounds drove a vehicle to the La Vergne fire station located at 602 Waldron Rd. The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by lifeflight. He was shot once in the arm and in the chest.

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  19. Suspect in custody after 2-county pursuit tops speeds of 120 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WKRN

    The suspect even turned all his lights off while fleeing La Vergne police and taking them on a five-minute pursuit into Davidson County. La Vergne has a city ordinance that prohibits people from parking on the streets, so when the officer saw a newer model BMW parked beside the road his first thought was something could be wrong.

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  20. Courtesy: U.S. Navy Blue AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WKRN

    People in La Vergne hope to honor fallen Blue Angels pilot Capt. Jeff Kuss by purchasing a bench, plaque and tiles on the city's new Memorial wall in his honor.

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