2020 was a year of nonstop crises for the WPLN Newsroom. Deadly tornadoes hit Nashville the morning of the Super Tuesday primaries, March 3; the pandemic swept through just as recovery was underway; protests lasted for several weeks over the summer; a presidential debate took place; and a man blew up part of downtown on […]
The National Weather Service says another round of wintry weather is expected to hit Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night.
Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are looking into a shooting by a police officer Wednesday afternoon. Metro Nashville Police confirmed the incident along Brick Church Pike, which they say happened in the parking lot of an Exxon gas station at the intersection with Trinity Lane.
Rep. David Byrd is unable to talk and receiving physical therapy after being on a ventilator for nearly a month, according to a family member who posted on Facebook on Wednesday.
A census of the blast zone finds that seven buildings are too unsafe to be occupied, and two are in danger of collapsing.
These stories will show it’s more important than ever to reflect on 2020. What you’ve learned from WPLN News reports and investigations will help you go into 2021 more aware of the world around you.
Anthony Warner’s girlfriend told police that he “was building bombs in the RV trailer at his residence,” according to a police report filed in August 2019. Yet Nashville police did not make contact with Warner after the incident.
AT&T says it’s made “significant progress” to restore service, but the downtown data center damaged in the Christmas morning explosion has lost its connection to the commercial power grid and suffered structural damage.
Law enforcement agents have confirmed that Anthony Warner is believed to have set off a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning. The blast damaged dozens of buildings and disrupted internet and cell service for hundreds of miles.