Latest Nashville News

Mother, son survive tough kidney transplant surgery

Dec. 8, 2019 10:17 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Noah Broadway has three kidneys. The Memphis teenager has the two kidneys he was born with, which don't work well. He also has a third one, healthy, that was transplanted into his body in an operation that could have killed him. The operation could have killed his mother, too, because...

Bonino, Fabbro, Grimaldi lead Predators past Devils 6-4

Dec. 7, 2019 11:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Yakov Trenin didn’t need his stick to score his first goal and that’s just fine with him. Nick Bonino, Dante Fabbro and Rocco Grimaldi each had a goal and an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the New Jersey Devils 6-4 on Saturday night. Trenin scored his first...

3rd of 4 teens who escaped Tennessee juvenile facility found

Dec. 7, 2019 11:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A third teenager who escaped a juvenile detention center in Tennessee has been captured after a police pursuit, authorities said. Morris Marsh, 17, was arrested late Friday in an SUV driven by his brother, Metro Nashville police said in a statement. Police said Marsh's brother,...

A surprise for teachers: It's as simple as adopt, shop, give

Dec. 7, 2019 10:47 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rainbow-colored tissue paper flew across Callie Rogers' classroom as her third grade students tore open a trio of surprise packages. Inside they found boxes of crayons and multiplication flash cards, pencils and copy paper, and a couple new pairs of headphones. It's wasn't anything...

Family members charged with helping teen inmate elude police

Dec. 6, 2019 10:30 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — Family members of one of the four Tennessee juveniles who broke out of a detention center over the weekend are charged with housing and helping the 15-year-old escapee elude authorities, Nashville police confirmed to news outlets. Decorrius Wright, 16, and Calvin Howse, 15, were...

1 charged in fatal stabbing at Tennessee counseling business

Dec. 6, 2019 2:39 AM EST

MADISON, Tenn. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged in the death of a Tennessee woman found stabbed to death at a counseling business. Brian D. Conley, 31, is charged with the “brutal murder” of Melissa Hamilton, who was found dead early Wednesday, Metro Nashville police said in an...

Blind inmate executed in Tennessee for woman's 1991 killing

Dec. 5, 2019 10:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A blind prisoner convicted of killing his estranged girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car was put to death Thursday in Tennessee's electric chair, becoming only the second inmate without sight to be executed in the U.S. since the reinstatement of the nation's death penalty in...

Joe Gibbs honored with NASCAR's award of excellence

Dec. 5, 2019 8:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Gibbs was honored with the Bill France Award of Excellence, capping a year in which he was elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame, won his fifth Cup championship as a car owner and thoroughly dominated the competition. Gibbs was surprised with the honor, given at the start of...

Correction: Capricorn Studio Renaissance story

Dec. 5, 2019 3:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton. A corrected version of the story is below: Iconic Southern rock recording...

NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout

Dec. 5, 2019 8:24 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's “Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole Opry. There are burnouts on Broadway and a...