On the two-year anniversary of the death of a Nashville man who by police, six teen activists who have been at the forefront of recent Black Lives Matter protests are learning where their own hometown fits within the national narrative about police brutality and racial justice.
The first murder trial of a Nashville police officer has been postponed twice — first to work around a scheduling conflict for an expert witness, then because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Candlelight flickered across Public Square Park Tuesday night at a vigil mourning the deaths of two Nashville men killed by local police officers.
As protests spread throughout the country in the wake of recent high-profile killings by police officers, Nashville is gearing up for its own demonstrations this weekend.
A Nashville judge has denied Metro Police Officer Andrew Delke’s request to bring in jurors from another county for his upcoming murder trial.
Missed deadlines. Three years’ worth. After countless public pledges to equip the Metro Nashville Police Department with body cameras, officers still aren’t wearing them. In the meantime, there have been two high-profile police shootings, further fueling calls for increased transparency in law enforcement.
The local media were in the spotlight Wednesday morning at the latest hearing in the case against Metro Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke. His attorneys say “pervasive” coverage of last summer’s police-involved shooting has “poisoned the well” of potential jurors.
Listen / The sun is starting to sink on a humid summer evening when a crowd of friends and family members link arms, holding candles. Drops of hot wax spill onto the grass at a park across the street from where Daniel Hambrick was shot one year ago.
Listen / After a Nashville police officer was charged with homicide last week, questions are likely to emerge about the man he fatally shot — Daniel Hambrick. His mother says that, in any trial that may proceed, she hopes the portrait painted of her son includes her vision of him.
Listen / When Nashville’s District Attorney’s office decided to seek a bench warrant for the arrest of Officer Andrew Delke, charging him with criminal homicide for the fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick, it put into play a more winding legal process. It still needs to determine what type of homicide Delke will be charged with, […]