In June, when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld legal protections for thousands of participants in DACA, many celebrated. But, thousands of young immigrants in Tennessee are still in a legal limbo, despite meeting all the criteria to be part of the program.
The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing many Davidson county residents to rely on unemployment benefits to get by. A WPLN News analysis shows young and Black workers disproportionately need financial assistance.
Metro Nashville Public Schools is changing its course on competitive sports events. It now says it will allow student-athletes to resume games next week — with girls soccer games beginning Sept. 23 and football starting Sept. 25. Contact practices began last week.
The further loosening is in response to continue improvement of coronavirus metrics. But it also comes as the city is being accused of overblowing the risk of restaurants and bars.
African American communities, along with those of Latinos, have suffered disproportionately from the pandemic. Meharry has been helping overcome many Black patients’ skepticism toward medical studies.
More than 30 current and former employees have now lodged complaints against the Metro Nashville Police Department for allegations ranging from sexual assault to racial discrimination and retaliation.
Heavy rains this weekend triggered flash flooding in many places around the mid-state, and several Tennesseans had to be rescued from the swiftly moving water. In Rutherford County, two men were trapped in a cave near Rockvale yesterday. A third was able to get out and alert authorities. It took the combined efforts of four agencies to get them out safely. […]
Nashville has seen an uptick in the transmission rate and percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus, and health officials say outbreaks at prisons located in Davidson County are partially to blame.
Nashville residents are one step closer to seeing a special election in December that could alter the city charter.
A mysterious illness related to COVID-19 is beginning to show up in Tennessee, according to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.