Nashville’s District Attorney Glenn Funk has previously stated that he won’t prosecute abortion providers in the city. Now, he’ll soon have to follow through on that promise.
On Friday morning, former Vanderbilt nurse RaDonda Vaught learns whether she will go to jail for a deadly medical error. And nurses from around the country plan to protest outside the courthouse.
Early voting is underway for Nashville’s spring primary, and the race for top prosecutor is heating up. One candidate accused the incumbent district attorney of violating state campaign law on This Is Nashville Wednesday.
The name RaDonda Vaught is now well-known by nurses nationwide. Her negligent homicide conviction for a medication error is weighing heavy on a weary profession.
With the primary election just over one month away, the Democratic candidates for DA are all advertising themselves as progressive reformers. In many ways, their campaign platforms echo one another. But the candidates disagree on the details.
A criminal court judge has decided for a second time that Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman should spend the rest of his life behind bars but won’t face execution.