The Tennessee Supreme Court says it will not intervene early in a dispute between Nashville and the Davidson County Election Commission over an anti-tax referendum — the latest blow to an effort to restrict the powers of city officials.
The first Metro Nashville Police Department officer charged with murder for an on-duty killing will not stand trial after all. Jury selection for Andrew Delke’s trial was slated to begin next week. But his attorney says his client has agreed to a plea deal for voluntary manslaughter, which he will formally accept in criminal court.
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Deadly Force host Samantha Max chats with WPLN host Marianna Bacallao about what’s happened in Nashville since the podcast aired last July, including the naming of a new police chief and the shootings of five men by police.
The Vanderbilt Commodores were automatically advanced to the finals of the College World Series early Saturday morning, as the NCAA announced their game with NC State had been canceled due to COVID.
The judge overseeing the trial of Nashville police officer Andrew Delke says his defense team will not be able to mention the criminal record of the man he shot.
Chancellor Russell T. Perkins struck down a referendum that could have dramatically altered the functioning of Metro government by restricting property tax rates, limiting how much elected officials should get in benefits and making a host of other changes.
The group responsible for relocating the monument of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest say the remains of Forrest and his wife are gone from a Memphis park.
Tensions are running high in the Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention as the denomination gathers here for its first annual meeting since the pandemic began.
Washington leaders were in Memphis Thursday to assess the impact of the closed Hernando de Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River. The visit comes as Congress continues to debate a federal infrastructure bill.