In a photo posted to Twitter this weekend, a giant electronic sign on Lower Broadway urges passers-by: “Don’t share our air” in bright orange letters. Right beside it, a maskless group poses for selfies.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper says his administration will draft a new ordinance that will require restaurants to close by 10 p.m. He points to recent videos circulated on social media that show crowded sidewalks outside the honky-tonks on Broadway.
The city recorded a rise of 771 new cases in the past day. That’s an 18 percent positive rate out of the more than 14,000 people who were tested last week.
The Nashville District Attorney’s Office has announced it will no longer prosecute people for possession of less than half of an ounce of marijuana. District Attorney Glenn Funk said marijuana charges do “little to promote public health, and even less to promote public safety.”
This story was updated at 6:30 p.m. Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson is retiring after 10 years leading the department, Mayor John Cooper announced this morning.
Metro Nashville Public Schools will distribute laptops and internet access to all public school students, Mayor John Cooper said Monday. Cooper said he is requesting $24 million of the federal Cares Act money from the Metro Council for the rollout, which he says will provide the district with roughly 90,000 laptops and 17,000 mobile internet […]
Nashville has cut the budget estimate for body-worn cameras so that they can be fully deployed no later than February 2021, despite historic shortfalls in tax revenue.
Saturday’s massive rally in downtown Nashville ended with the destruction of a plaque honoring marchers in the Civil Rights Movement on the steps of city hall.
Early Wednesday morning, two officers shot a man in the hand while responding to a domestic violence call. The shooting wasn’t fatal. But it’s the third time that officers have fired at a black man since mid-May. Now, Nashville’s Community Oversight Board is investigating.
Thousands rallied peacefully in Nashville before a few dozen people vandalized police cars and downtown buildings, resulting in multiple arrests Saturday. The WPLN News team brought you live coverage of the “I Will Breathe” rally throughout the day. The latest details available here. Below is a chronological walkthrough of the events told through photos, from […]