Council votes against censure for former Nashville mayor

U.S. 02/06/19, 11:27

Officials in Tennessee have opted not to censure former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, who resigned from office after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of taxpayer dollars to carry on an affair with her bodyguard.The Metro Nashville Council decided Tuesday that Barry's resignation a year ago was punishment enough for her ...

Preds end long power-play goal drought, beat Coyotes 5-2

Hockey 02/05/19, 22:49

Craig Smith, Filip Forsberg and Ryan Ellis scored in the second period, and the Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Tuesday night to snap a three-game skid at home.Pekka Rinne made 24 saves as Nashville avoided being swept by Arizona this season, though the Coyotes did take the series ...

Waffle House shooting suspect indicted in Tennessee

U.S. 02/04/19, 13:54

The man accused of killing four people in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville last year now faces a 17-count indictment.A Davidson County Criminal Court document filed Friday says Travis Reinking was indicted on charges that include first-degree murder.Authorities say Reinking was nearly naked, wearing only a ...

Comeau and Janmark score late, lead Stars over Predators 3-1

Hockey 02/02/19, 23:02

Blake Comeau and Mattias Janmark scored late in the third period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Saturday night.Tyler Seguin also scored for Dallas, which has won four straight. Radek Faksa and Esa Lindell each had two assists.Calle Jarnkrok scored for Nashville, which had its ...

Tennessee’s legislative leaders talk top issues for 2019

Sports 02/02/19, 11:43

Tennessee lawmakers are set to tussle for months over how to change the state's criminal justice and education systems, whether they should legalize sports betting or medical marijuana, and how much they're willing to wade into hot-button topics like guns, abortion, and immigration.The Republican-supermajority General Assembly is finally digging into ...

Predators return to work after bye looking for consistency

Hockey 01/31/19, 18:22

The Nashville Predators are back at work feeling a little healthier after an eight-day break for their bye and ready to put together all the pieces for the stretch run to the postseason.The Predators practiced Thursday before catching a plane to Florida for a game Friday night against the Panthers ...

Predators’ Watson suspended, in substance abuse program

Hockey 01/29/19, 18:14

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended without pay as part of the NHL's substance abuse program.The NHL and NHL Players' Association announced Tuesday that Watson had been placed in Stage Two of the league's substance abuse and behavioral health program "for treatment related exclusively to his ongoing issues ...

Former Tennessee newsman talks prayer with prisoners

U.S. 01/26/19, 11:51

There's hardly any small talk in this circle.Rudy Kalis, New King James Bible in his hands, leans forward as 17 men in prison-issued light blue denim shirts and dark denim pants listen intently."Does prayer change things?" Kalis asks. "How long do you keep praying when you don't get them answered?"It's ...

Ekblad, Trocheck lead Panthers over Predators 4-2

Sports 01/19/19, 22:52

Aaron Ekblad and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to a 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.Jared McCann and Frank Vatrano had the other goals for Florida. After snapping a seven-game losing streak with a home victory over the ...

Predators’ Ryan Johansen suspended 2 games for high-sticking

Hockey 01/18/19, 17:11

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen has received a two-game suspension without pay for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele.The NHL announced Johansen's suspension Friday. Johansen committed the penalty Thursday during the first period of the Predators' 5-1 loss to the Jets.Johansen will lose $86,021.50 due to the suspension. That money ...

Update: Officer to plead not guilty after man’s death

U.S. 01/18/19, 17:09

The Latest on the criminal case against a white Nashville police officer who shot and killed an armed black man who was fleeing (all times local):4:05 p.m.The attorney for a white police officer indicted in Tennessee on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of an armed black man ...

Suit says Waffle House shooting suspect’s father negligent

U.S. 01/18/19, 16:44

A civil lawsuit against the father of the man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House in Nashville last year is moving forward.Shaundelle Brooks is the mother of victim Akilah DaSilva. She is suing Jeffrey Reinking for negligence and conspiracy because he returned several guns to his ...

Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

U.S. 01/18/19, 15:50

A grand jury in Tennessee has indicted a white police officer with first degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a black man last July.The indictment against Nashville officer Andrew Delke was announced Friday by the district attorney's office. Delke shot 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick from behind during a foot ...

Ronnie Milsap returned to his iconic studio for duets album

Entertainment 01/18/19, 08:03

Country soul icon Ronnie Milsap spent years recording 13 guest artists and bands for his new album, "Ronnie Milsap: The Duets," in a place that became a hit factory for him in the 1970s and '80s.He returned to his former studio in Nashville, Tennessee — dubbed "Ronnie's Place" — that ...

Hellebuyck makes 37 saves as Jets beat Predators 5-1

Hockey 01/17/19, 23:06

Connor Hellebuyck made 37 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Nashville Predators 5-1 on Thursday night to stay alone atop the Central Division in a midseason showdown between rivals.The Jets leave Nashville four points ahead of the Predators with two games in hand, with the final two games between ...

Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

Hockey 01/15/19, 23:05

Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid.Arvidsson scored the opening goal of the game and added two more in the second period for the second hat trick of his career. He ...

Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

Entertainment 01/14/19, 11:52

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more.The "Coal Miner's Daughter" singer on Monday announced details of the April 1 show in Nashville, Tennessee, at the ...

Despite shutdown, almost 200 attend TSA Tennessee jobs event

U.S. 01/12/19, 18:57

A day after its officers went without a paycheck for the first time during the government shutdown, the Transportation Security Administration drew in almost 200 people still interested in the airport security job during a fast-track hiring event Saturday in Tennessee.Joshua Paders, a 31-year-old who attended the event, said he ...

Clemency decision on Cyntoia Brown sparks praise, political questions

U.S. 01/08/19, 18:17

The Tennessee governor's decision to grant clemency to a woman who killed a man when she was 16 had the potential to pit political interests against widespread support for her cause. Yet the governor says the decision came down to doing the "right thing." Outgoing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday ...

Fatal shooting case against officer heads to grand jury

U.S. 01/07/19, 19:52

The case against a white Nashville police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man went to a grand jury Monday, a step punctuated by days of heated rhetoric by the attorneys.A Nashville judge found probable cause to send officer Andrew Delke's case to the grand jury. Delke is ...

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