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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

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.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Suspect in Madison Bomb Threats Arrested

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A frozen bank account apparently leads a 20-year-old to make Maidson bomb threat.

Metro police arrest Marquel Harold Tuesday after they say he made the bomb threats at the Walmart and the First Tennessee Bank on North Gallatin Pike on December 30 last year. The calls were made seven hours apart (10:20 a.m. and 5:10 p.m.), according to the affidavit.

Both businesses were evacuated after the bomb threat.

In the calls, Harold is reported as saying, "You have 10 minutes to get everyone out of the store, there's a bomb inside, and "This is a bomb threat, Merry Christmas, b****." 

Harold explains to police the call was made to the bank so he wouldn't have to explain to his mother why his bank account was frozen. No word on what prompted the other threat.

Police say Harold has confessed. He is in jail on $50,000 bond for two charges of filing a false report.


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