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Tennessee man sentenced in 2019 deaths of 2 outside bar

Jul. 07, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who was convicted in two stabbing deaths outside a bar in 2019 has been sentenced to life in prison. Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Angelita Dalton sentenced Michael Mosley on Wednesday to two consecutive life sentences as well as a...

Nashville bid for GOP convention trips up in metro council

Jul. 06, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bid to bring the 2024 Republican National Convention to Nashville has hit a roadblock in the Democratic-leaning city's metro council, where opposition has led proponents to withdraw a proposed agreement about how to host the event. The move Tuesday evening...

Judges dismiss Jewish couple's suit alleging adoption bias

Jul. 05, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel of Tennessee judges has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a couple who alleged that a state-sponsored Christian adoption agency refused to help them because they are Jewish. The lawsuit against the state challenged a 2020 law that installed legal...

Niezgoda, Timbers tie 2-2 with Nashville

Jul. 03, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored the tying goal for the Portland Timbers in a 2-2 draw with Nashville on Sunday. Niezgoda’s equalizer came in the 69th minute for the Timbers (5-6-8). Eryk Williamson got an assist on the goal. The Timbers also got...

Song by song, country star Luke Combs grows into stadiums

Jul. 01, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Luke Combs is making big leaps this year in his unprecedented rise to the top of country music, both personally and professionally. The North Carolina-born singer, who holds a Billboard record with 14 consecutive No. 1 country airplay...

Man fatally shot in Kentucky after wounding Tenn. officer

Jun. 29, 2022 08:42 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police fatally shot a suspect who fled after allegedly shooting an officer in Tennessee. Nashville Metro Police said a warrant was issued Tuesday night charging Samuel Quinton Edwards, 34, with attempted murder of a Hendersonville police...

Court lets Tennessee 6-week abortion ban take effect

Jun. 28, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal court on Tuesday allowed Tennessee's ban on abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy to take effect, citing the Supreme Court's decision last week overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights case. The action by the 6th U.S. Circuit...

Bonnaroo, a leader in green fests, faces climate change risk

Jun. 28, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Since its debut on a rural Tennessee farm two decades ago, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival strived to be one of the country’s greenest music festivals, investing in recycling, composting, solar energy and other improvements. But last August Tennessee...

Column: Chase Elliott pushes to race Nashville Fairgrounds

Jun. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — To be clear, Chase Elliott will take a victory anywhere he can get one. But not long after lifting the celebratory guitar he earned for winning at Nashville Superspeedway, Elliott couldn't help but wonder if NASCAR is still at the wrong race track. ...

Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

Jun. 27, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-drenched race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday night. Elliott recovered from an early issue that dropped him deep into the field to...