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Rain and Snow Expected

A quick-moving system will move through tonight and early Thanksgiving morning producing rain and snow showers. Tonight light rain will push through Middle TN. Snow showers will be likely along and north of I-40, with some accumulation in S. KY and the Cumberland Plateau. 1-2 is possible along the Plateau by early Thurs. morning. Up to .5 inch is possible in S. KY and nearby TN counties. Those along the I-40 corridor will see flurries with little to no accumulation. Roads will become slick along the Plateau overnight and early Thurs. morning.


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Metro Police are Investigating a Rookie who Came to Work Intoxicated

Nashville, TN--

A Metro police officer is in trouble for reporting for duty drunk.

Officer Nathan Silvers is under investigation for showing up at the South police precinct drunk and carrying a gun. The 33 year old admitted to drinking several beers.

Supervisors allegedly noticed Silvers was intoxicated. Before the midnight shift, he was decommissioned and driven to his home and told to report to headquarters Monday.

It wasn't until this afternoon that Silvers was booked on DUI, unlawful gun possession while under influence and violation of implied consent. Silvers has been on the force for 7 months.

Police chief Steve Anderson has launched an internal investigation into why Silvers was not immediately arrested. Pending a full review by the office of professional accountability, Captain Kenny Dyer and Sgt Terrence Bradley have been decommissioned.