Tennessee

Police reforms

Amid reform movement, some GOP states give police more power

After a year of protests over police brutality, some Republican-controlled states have ignored or blocked police-reform proposals, moving instead in the other direction by granting greater powers to officers, making it harder to discipline them and expanding their authority to crack down on demonstrations. The sponsors of the GOP measures acted in the wake of

History

Holy Cow! 111 Prostitutes; The Original Love Boat

Poor William Rosecrans was having a tough time in 1863. He was a Union general during the Civil War with two pressing problems. First, Abraham Lincoln was riding him hard because he hadn’t driven the Confederate army out of Tennessee. But that was child’s play compared to his other dilemma: What to do with all

National

Downtown Nashville explosion knocks communications offline

A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took down police emergency systems and grounded holiday travel at the city’s airport. Police were responding to a report of shots fired Friday when they encountered the RV blaring a recorded warning that a bomb

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