Listen / Nashville Mayor John Cooper was formally sworn into office Saturday at Stratford STEM Magnet High School in East Nashville.
Updated at 12:15 p.m. Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery is ramping up his efforts to execute death row inmates. His office filed requests to schedule nine more executions in the coming months.
Nashville is tightening the rules on what can go in curbside recycling bins, including issuing a new ban on plastic takeout containers. The change, says Metro Public Works, is part of an effort to simplify the recycling process and make sure people don’t put in material that its facility can’t handle.
Listen / Tensions are rising between the Metro Nashville Police Department and the new civilian board tasked with overseeing it. Members of the Community Oversight Board hoped to meet with Chief Steve Anderson earlier this week, but the chief has refused.
More than 3,000 workers at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill are no longer covered by their employee health insurance.
Listen / More than 3,000 employees at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill didn’t show up for work Monday as part of the company’s first nationwide strike since 2007. Union members have a list of demands, including better protections for temporary workers, which make up about 10% of the Spring Hill workforce.
Listen / Nashville Mayor-elect John Cooper plans to announce the members of his transition team early this week, as he begins the city’s unprecedented transition to a new administration.
Listen / Nashville’s new Community Oversight Board is calling for an emergency meeting with the Metro mayor and chief of police next week. The group met Wednesday night to discuss concerns about lack of cooperation from police thus far. The board hopes the mayor’s presence will help the two parties find a way to move […]
Listen / Metro Police is refusing to provide information to Nashville’s new Community Oversight Board. The group has submitted multiple public records requests — and they’ve all been denied, a lack of cooperation that could be a sign of a difficult path forward.
Read in English. Alcalde David Briley firmó una orden ejecutiva el martes que desalenta la cooperación entre departamentos local y agencias federales de inmigración.