Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new information from Nashville authorities. In a matter of three hours, Nashville authorities issued but then withdrew criminal charges against two prominent Nashville activists on Thursday afternoon. Police and the city’s top prosecutor, District Attorney Glenn Funk, say they’re acting on “additional information from last Saturday, […]
This means the fight over school vouchers will proceed in the Court of Appeals, and the state will be unable to process voucher applications or make any awards for the time being.
A former Nashville zookeeper has organized the first-ever Black Birders Week, an online celebration of African-American bird watchers. But supporters took to social media after a group of Tennessee nature lovers initially declined to promote the event.
Saturday’s massive rally in downtown Nashville ended with the destruction of a plaque honoring marchers in the Civil Rights Movement on the steps of city hall.
Nashville police have arrested a second man in connection with last weekend’s fire at the Metro Courthouse.
Early Wednesday morning, two officers shot a man in the hand while responding to a domestic violence call. The shooting wasn’t fatal. But it’s the third time that officers have fired at a black man since mid-May. Now, Nashville’s Community Oversight Board is investigating.
More than 350 layoffs at Nashville hotels have been announced so far this week, adding to a long list of cuts for the now-struggling tourism industry.
A giant figure in Tennessee sports has died. Johnny Majors was a football star at the University of Tennessee who went on to become one of the winningest coaches in school history.
Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the origins of the Russia investigation and an inspector general report on the FBI’s use of surveillance. Watch the hearing live.
Less money for Nashville police — and more money for education, housing and social services. That was the funding shift requested last night from as many as 200 people who spoke to the Metro Council.