Update: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life

U.S. 05/28/19, 16:56

The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local):4:45 p.m.A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend the rest of his life behind bars.Judge Cheryl ...

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’

U.S. 05/28/19, 14:39

A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That's according to testimony from a Vanderbilt University forensic psychiatrist during a Tuesday sentencing hearing.Emanuel Kidega Samson faces life in ...

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague

U.S. 05/25/19, 00:25

Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017.It was hard for Spann to ...

Update: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting case

U.S. 05/23/19, 16:08

The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect's trial (all times local):3:55 p.m.A jury is considering whether to convict a man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville, Tennessee, church in 2017.Emanuel Kidega Samson ...

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church

U.S. 05/22/19, 18:42

The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017 testified Wednesday that he can't remember if he did it.In a Nashville courtroom, a prosecutor repeatedly asked 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson about ...

Former Tennessee top aide to stay on payroll until July

U.S. 05/17/19, 13:03

A former top aide for Tennessee's embattled House speaker who resigned after admitting to once using cocaine in a legislative office and sending lewd text messages about women will continue to be paid by state taxpayers until July.House Speaker Glen ...

Update: Wish for man facing execution: Meal for homeless

U.S. 05/16/19, 16:05

The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Nashville church where a Tennessee death row inmate is an ordained elder is honoring the man's last wish by planning a community ...

Predators, Nashville agree to 30-year arena lease extension

Sports 05/16/19, 13:46

The Nashville Predators finally have the kind of security the former expansion franchise has been wanting for years after agreeing to a new 30-year arena lease that runs through 2049.The Predators announced the agreement Thursday for Bridgestone Arena at a ...

Man faces execution for killing wife decades ago in Memphis

U.S. 05/16/19, 00:26

A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis is set for execution Thursday evening in Tennessee.Sixty-eight-year-old inmate Don Johnson is scheduled to receive a lethal injection for his conviction in the ...

Pressure from religious leaders mounts in death row case

U.S. 05/13/19, 13:54

Pressure from religious leaders for Tennessee's governor to grant mercy to a death row inmate mounted Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal that could have delayed his upcoming execution.Don Johnson's petition for clemency has centered ...

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