Grants are opening soon for community groups that have ideas for reducing violence in Nashville, according to the mayor’s office. Ron Johnson, the city’s recently appointed community safety coordinator, is encouraging people to apply.
Rutherford County has agreed to pay up to $11 million to settle a large, class-action lawsuit over its policies for arresting and detaining children. The settlement, filed in federal court on Wednesday, is the largest in a string of lawsuits surrounding the county’s juvenile court.
A series of pre-trial hearings about evidence could have a major impact on the July murder trial for Nashville Officer Andrew Delke.
Lawyers for Officer Andrew Delke have focused on two issues that are likely to play a central role at trial: whether Delke had the right to shoot and a missing piece of surveillance footage.
Three men incarcerated at a private prison about 50 miles outside Nashville have been charged with crimes — some as serious as murder. All three were indicted last week and have been transferred to Riverbend Maximum Security Prison.
Hair stylists and barbers are notorious confidantes. So much so that a new Tennessee law, passed during the pandemic, will soon require them to recognize signs of domestic violence.
More than a dozen Nashville police officers will begin piloting a new crisis intervention program at the end of the month.
A Nashville criminal court judge heard defense arguments Friday that will determine what evidence will be approved for use in the murder trial of Metro Police Officer Andre Delke.
Nashville police are changing how they investigate bomb threats after a committee analyzed their handling of a 2019 tip that an Antioch man was building an explosive. The department never made contact, and the man went on to detonate his RV on Second Avenue downtown on Christmas morning last year.
Tennessee’s constitutional carry law is supposed to eliminate the legal risk of carrying a handgun without a permit. But for Black gun owners, the situation is more complicated.