DA to seek life without parole for accused Antioch church shooter

One person was killed and others were injured in a shooting at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Emanuel Kidega Samson is charged with murder. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – The District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that it will be seeking the enhanced penalty of … Read moreDA to seek life without parole for accused Antioch church shooter

Did a Tennessee EMS worker break federal law with a Facebook post about an emergency call?

KNOXVILLE — Kathy Raymond was with her 12-year-old grandson Matthew when the pair found her husband, Leon, dead of an apparent heart attack. He was inside a chicken coop on the couple’s Harriman property. While her grandson ran to call 911, Kathy Raymond attempted to revive her husband through cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Her efforts failed. "The … Read moreDid a Tennessee EMS worker break federal law with a Facebook post about an emergency call?

Tennessee dad forgets baby daughter in backseat, then goes on business trip

Matt Barker left his 1-year-old daughter in the back of his pickup truck, resulting in her death, in Nashville, Tenn., said police on Thurs., May 24, 2018. *** Local Caption *** https://twitter.com/MNPDNashville/status/999492352459853824 (MNPDNashville) A Tennessee dad on his way to the airport Wednesday forgot his adoptive baby daughter in the backseat before going on his … Read moreTennessee dad forgets baby daughter in backseat, then goes on business trip

Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Associated Press Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county’s elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month’s primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox County to analyze the so-called "denial of service" … Read moreUkraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Tennessee ed commissioner: Scores can’t hurt final grades

Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candace McQueen (Photo: tn.gov) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen says school districts can decide whether student assessment scores will be included in student grades as long as the scores don’t lower final grades. McQueen and Gov. Bill Haslam spoke to reporters Monday about the standardized assessment … Read moreTennessee ed commissioner: Scores can’t hurt final grades

New affordable housing apartments unveiled

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) — Families looking for more affordable housing now have another option in Chattanooga. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and the executive director of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency were on hand for the grand opening of the Alton Place Apartments. Tax credits were used to build the 88-unit complex so that living costs could … Read moreNew affordable housing apartments unveiled

Tennessee Waffle House reopens, donates sales to victims’ families

(CNN) – The Nashville-area Waffle House where a gunman killed four people over the weekend reopened its doors Wednesday morning for the first time since the shooting. And it has a plan to commemorate Sunday’s victims. The Antioch, Tennessee, location has pledged to donate all its proceeds for the next month to the families of … Read moreTennessee Waffle House reopens, donates sales to victims’ families

Antioch Waffle House to donate sales to victims’ families for next month

The crime scene tape was removed from the restaurant Wednesday morning. (WSMV) The store reopened around 9 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV) ANTIOCH, TN (WSMV) – The Waffle House in Antioch where a gunman killed four people and injured several others has officially reopened just three days after the attack. For the next month, 100 percent of … Read moreAntioch Waffle House to donate sales to victims’ families for next month