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    10/31/14 04:16:16 PM

    The last remaining Woodland Hills escapee, De'Mario Fisher, is wanted for Wednesday's shooting of a TSU student. He is considered armed and dangerous.  click here for more

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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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Walkers Killed on Nashville Roadways - Erika Kurre

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Nashville, TN - A warning tonight from metro police after two people were hit by cars, one killed Monday night, while walking across busy roadways.

Fox 17's Erika Kurre took to the streets to show you the problem first-hand.

Wearing reflective gear or carrying a cellphone with a light app are ways to safely cross the street.
   
But as we're about to show you, the most obvious place, a crosswalk, is often ignored.

15-people died walking on Nashville streets in 2013.

Just Monday night, on Clarksville Pike, it claimed the life of another woman.

We set up a camera along Highway 70 in Bellevue, close to where one of Nashville's most recent pedestrian accidents happened.

In the first ten minutes, we spotted three people crossing the 6-lane road on foot.

It's something drivers are learning to look for but fear they won't see.

The police department sees pedestrian safety as a shared responsibility between drivers and walkers.

Advice to those crossing is be aware, be seen, arrive alive.

Police also advise against walking across streets while under the influence which is the cause of nearly half of 2013's pedestrian fatalities.

More crosswalks have been approved by Metro Council in the Bellevue area after a young girl was hit by a car in 2013.

We're told Jaywalking is hard for Metro Police to enforce but if caught, you could get ticketed and charged a fine.