Williamson County Government offices and both school systems will remain closed on Friday, Jan. 7, following heavy snowfall on Thursday with residents urged to stay home and stay safe.
It's nearly been one year after the 2020 Christmas Day bombing rocked Nashville, damaging and destroying historic buildings and knocking out communications to millions over the course of nearly a week.
Two Williamson County law enforcement officials are among the two dozen people who graduated from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's State Academy this month.
Counterfeit pills are the newest face of the opioid crisis and all across Tennessee law enforcement agencies are warning about their risks and the role of fentanyl in the state's rising overdose deaths.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state for their fall speeding prevention campaign that will see increased traffic enforcement from Oct. 15-29.
A now former Williamson County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for what they allege was his mishandled information in a rape case to "potentially benefit" his friend who was suspected in the crime.
The National Weather Service Nashville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for parts of western Williamson County until 11:30 a.m. and a Flash Flood Watch for all of Williamson County until 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
A former Williamson County Sheriff’s Office deputy in training was arrested for taking part in the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, where federal prosecutors allege that he was one of seven people who attacked and injured police officers.
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced an $26 billion agreement between several state government and local governments and major pharmaceutical distributors and producers in order to curb some impacts of the ongoing national opioid crisis.
While first responder agencies across the county took part in a variety of community celebrations, they were also busy with their usual public safety efforts, especially as several fires were attributed to fireworks over the Independence Day holiday.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a rolling roadblock on Interstate 65 northbound in Williamson County on Thursday at 1 p.m.
Some Williamson County law enforcement agencies recently used artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology to investigate crimes, marking a new era of policing in the county.
Williamson County will receive federal disaster assistance following severe weather and flooding that impacted the state from March 25 through April 3 2021.
As gas prices have crept higher over the past week following the recent cyber attack on the nation’s largest refined oil pipeline, panic buying has caused some concerns for businesses and individuals, but so far local governments are managing the challenge.
Still recovering from March’s severe thunderstorms, Brentwood residents entreated city commissioners to change a current ordinance to allow decks to be built on riverfront and river-adjacent homes.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Carothers Parkway south of Cool Springs Boulevard on Wednesday, May 5.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office is launching a new state-wide speeding prevention campaign on Friday called "Slow Down Tennessee."
Tennessee’s new permitless handgun law set to take effect in July has raised objections and concerns from law enforcement professionals across the state, including from some in Williamson County.
The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency is collecting damage reports from residents who may have experienced property damage from Thursday's severe weather.
The United States Marshals Service, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced the recovery of 150 missing children across the state, 42 of which were rescued throughout Middle Tennessee.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is working to patch potholes following last week's multiple winter storms that impacted much of Tennessee.
A teen arrested by the Metro Nashville Police Department for shooting at a family in traffic and an armed robbery has a history of arrests in Williamson County.
Williamson Fire-Rescue has answered a mutual aid call to provide a water tanker full of water to the Memphis area following a water crisis in the city that was sparked from last week’s winter storms.
Williamson County first responders have been busy over the past 24 hours as weather-related calls for service have increased.
Williamson County continues to go through the remnants of a winter storm that blew in Sunday, with freezing temperatures causing hazardous road conditions for Tuesday commutes.
On Wednesday the United States Department of Homeland Security issued a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin warning of a "heightened threat environment across the United States" due to domestic terrorism.
The National Weather Service Nashville is forecasting storms on Sunday night which could bring more than an inch of rain to much of Williamson County.
More than 750 soldiers and airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are part of the 25,000 member National Guard task force providing additional security to the U.S. Capitol and other federal buildings in Washington D.C. surrounding the inauguration of the incoming 46th President of the Unit…
UPDATE (1:50 p.m. 1/8/21): The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation canceled their endangered child alert early on Friday morning hours after it was issued on Thursday night.
Police are reporting that members of the "Felony Lane Gang" may be responsible for recent auto burglaries in Williamson County.
A new tobacco law has taken effect in Tennessee raising the age from 18 to 21-years-old to purchase tobacco products including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, smoking hemp and vapor products.
More than 48 hours after the Christmas Day suicide bombing devastated a block of Nashville’s 2nd Avenue North, the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency remains one of several agencies experiencing a disrupted 911 system in Tennessee.
On the same day a shocking explosion did massive damage in downtown Nashville, a home in Franklin has been completely devoured by a Christmas day fire.
The Tennessee Board of Parole and other state agencies will hold the 18th annual Tennessee Season to Remember virtually on Thursday to honor and remember victims of homicide across the state.
The National Weather Service Nashville has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 1 p.m. on Wednesday through 7 a.m. on Thursday for much of Middle Tennessee including Williamson County.
Two purses reported as stolen from vehicle burglaries in Brentwood were recovered in a Wilson County man's home along with more than 100 other stolen purses from across Middle Tennessee.
The Franklin Police Department padlocked The Tin Roof 2, a Cool Springs-area bar, on Wednesday after a court order from the Williamson County Circuit Court, citing a drain on police resources.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued several warnings about the threat of crimes and disinformation leading up to and just after the November presidential election.
With law enforcement always advancing in technology and tactics, one area of growth is the use of Electronic Storage Detection (or Electronics Detection) K-9's in the battle against crimes against children.
UPDATE (10 p.m.): The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency reported that the following roads were still closed throughout the county:
Williamson County's mask mandate will expire at midnight on Saturday night and will not be renewed.The county will instead encourage citizens to wear masks in public.The decision was made by Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson, who initially issued the mandate in July. According to a new…