New information from the FBI finds that the man who blew himself up in Nashville on Christmas morning struggled with paranoia and believed in conspiracy theories. But the FBI says he was not motivated by social or political ideology and that he tried to minimize harm when taking his own life.
Federal law enforcement officials have charged nine people in Tennessee in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Federal agents have charged four more Tennesseans linked to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump.
Federal prosecutors have released an affidavit outlining how they identified 30-year-old Eric Munchel of Nashville as a participant in the mob storming of the U.S. Capitol last week. He was arrested Sunday by federal agents and charged with unlawfully entering the building and disrupting Congress.
FBI agents searched the legislative offices or homes of four Republican lawmakers, including former House Speaker Glen Casada, as well as three aides Friday morning.
Nashville Police Chief John Drake is defending the investigative work by his department, and he says he thinks they essentially did all they were legally allowed to do in August 2019 when warned about downtown bomber Anthony Warner.
Officials have shied away from calling the Christmas Day bombing an act of domestic terrorism while they continue to investigate potential motives. And many people are asking: Why?
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.
Governor Bill Haslam says he was as surprised as anyone that FBI and Internal Revenue Service agents locked down the headquarters of his family’s company Monday.
Voters go to the polls today for state primary elections and some local races. New identification requirements and changes to the shape of voting districts bring the potential for confusion or mistakes. State and federal officials say they’re prepared to deal with any problems.