Kasey Freeman, NewsChannel 5

Kasey Freeman

NewsChannel 5

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Kasey:

Teachers classified as essential workers, could stay in classroom if exposed to COVID-19

This week, Gov. Bill Lee gave his nod of approval to the six Tennessee districts that have made the decision on teachers at a local level. → Read More

MTSU students begin move-in with new pandemic precautions affecting dorms, classes

While some classes will still meet in-person, the university is also offering other options that integrate online learning. → Read More

MNPS hosting virtual meetings to help parents prepare for remote learning

MNPS Student Support staff will host two virtual meetings for parents about creating a good workspace for your child. → Read More

Father, child shot while stopped at red light in Nashville

The child’s mother was in the car behind them and drove them to the hospital. Both suffered minor injuries. → Read More

Bill would ban Metro police from using tear gas in Nashville

A Metro Council bill would ban police from using tear gas in Nashville. → Read More

Williamson County Fair goes virtual for 2020

The Williamson County Fair is going virtual for 2020 due to COVID-19. → Read More

Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry House to reopen Friday at limited capacity

The Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry House will reopen Friday at limited capacity amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Vanderbilt poll: Tennesseans have mixed views on COVID-19

Vanderbilt polled 1,000 registered voters on their opinions back in May. The breakdown showed clear lines not just politically, but also along racial and gender lines. → Read More

Rallies planned today in Nashville, Franklin to protest police killings

As part of the calls for change, activists want eight key policies to be put in place in police departments across the nation. → Read More

Nashville begins phase 2 of reopening; includes live music, salons and gyms

Nashville begins phase 2 of its reopening plan Monday and that includes allowing live music in restaurants. → Read More

Metro Health Department giving out free masks Friday; What you need to know

You'll be able to get one for yourself and a family member. Last week, the city gave away 25,000 masks in just one day. → Read More

Lawmakers working to get broadband internet access to rural areas amid pandemic

If the bill goes through, the money would only be given during this health emergency. → Read More

Gyms in most Tennessee counties reopen Friday with new guidelines

All gyms have to remain at 50% capacity, follow social distancing guidelines and everyone is encouraged to wear Personal Protective Equipment. → Read More

Commissioner: New antibody tests could be game-changer

Tennessee hopes to see its first batch of antibody tests within the next week or two. → Read More

Tennessee schools could role out emergency set of rules amid pandemic

The Tennessee State Board of Education will propose a set of state emergency rules because of COVID-19. → Read More

Tennessee gets first shipment of 5-minute COVID-19 test kits

Tennessee received its first, small shipment of the five-minute tests on Tuesday. → Read More

Metro Schools offering help for high school seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

The goal is to continue to prepare high school seniors for graduation and college. In order to do that, Metro Schools will have computers available for seniors who need them. → Read More

Drive-thru assessment centers being set up in Nashville for COVID-19 testing

So far, the plan is to have a call center for people to describe their symptoms and travel history to streamline the process. They will then let you know if you need go to a testing location. → Read More

Internet and TV providers are helping those impacted by COVID-19 outbreak

Many people are working from home or out of school to slow the spread of the COVID-19, also known as the new coronavirus. → Read More

Man shot inside popular Murfreesboro bar

A man is taken to the hospital after he was shot inside Whiskey Dix Saloon on West Main Street in Murfreesboro. → Read More