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Police: 2 men fatally shoot each other in Tennessee

Dec. 16, 2018 4:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men fatally shot each other during an apparent drug deal in Nashville. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department identified the men in a news release as 21-year-old Tyler Bradley of Smyrna and 18-year-old Tori Murphy of Nashville. The statement quotes...

Johansen gets shootout winner, Predators beat Devils 2-1

Dec. 16, 2018 12:35 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen hasn't been happy with his performance in shootouts, so he was thrilled one went in Saturday night. Johansen got the winning goal in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Johansen took a slow...

Annual Nashville memorial honors homeless who died

Dec. 15, 2018 4:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor David Briley joined faith leaders and advocates for the homeless Saturday for the city's 2018 Annual Homeless Memorial. The event honors people from the homeless community who died over the past year. According to a news release from Open Table Nashville, of the 127...

Nashville judge will hear evidence of victim's criminal past

Dec. 15, 2018 2:13 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge says attorneys for a white police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man can introduce parts of the man's criminal history at a preliminary hearing next month. The Tennessean reports General Sessions Judge Melissa Blackburn ruled Friday the defense...

Tay Keith: Rap's hottest producer is graduating from MTSU

Dec. 15, 2018 1:32 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — When Drake came to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena earlier this year, there was one name the rap star couldn't stop saying on stage. He told the sold-out crowd that as soon as his tour was over, "I'm going right back to the studio with Tay Keith." 22-year-old Tay Keith, if you're...

Deacon removed from ministry after calling for investigation

Dec. 14, 2018 5:22 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A deacon who has questioned the thoroughness of a recently published list of Tennessee priests accused of sexual abuse has been removed from ministry at his local parish. Nashville Deacon Ron Deal confirmed Friday he has been instructed not to minister at the Brentwood parish until...

State lawmakers urge clemency for woman convicted as teen

Dec. 14, 2018 4:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several Democratic Tennessee lawmakers are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to grant clemency to a woman convicted of murdering a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute. Newly elected Nashville Sen. Brenda Gilmore led a group Friday calling for 30-year-old Cyntoia Brown's...

Police seek suspect who stole car carrying 2 children

Dec. 14, 2018 5:15 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a man accused of stealing a car that had two children inside of it. News outlets report the children, age 8 and 12, weren't injured in the Friday morning theft. Metro Nashville police say a woman drove to a Hermitage gas station early that...

Reward rises to $10K in case of man killed by concrete chunk

Dec. 14, 2018 5:07 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of a man killed when a concrete chunk went through his windshield is now offering a $10,000 reward for more information on the case. News outlets report the family of Joe Crockett Shelton Jr. doubled the reward Wednesday for information leading to the conviction of those...

Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

Dec. 14, 2018 12:49 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leading by two late in the third period, the Nashville Predators nearly let this one get away. Colton Sissons made sure that didn't happen. After the Predators allowed a pair of goals in the final 4:05 of regulation, Sissons scored 3:05 into overtime to give them a 4-3 victory over...