Travis Loller, The Associated Press

Travis Loller

The Associated Press

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past:
  • FOX 5 DC
  • WPDE ABC15
  • ABC News
  • Local 12/WKRC-TV
  • FoxNashville
  • Western Mass News
  • ABC 7 Amarillo
  • 8 News Now
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • ABC 33/40 News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Travis:

Coal ash workers dying as lawsuit over illnesses drags on

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In 2013, the first of more than 200 workers who labored to clean up the nation's worst coal ash spill filed a suit against the contractor, blaming Jacobs Engineering for illnesses they believe were caused by exposure to heavy metals and radioactive particles in the ash. Nearly a decade later, not a single case has made it through the court system. As the cases drag on,… → Read More

Tennessee makes public camping for homeless a felony, violators could face up to 6 years in prison

The law requires that violators receive at least 24 hours notice before an arrest. The felony charge is punishable by up to six years in prison and the loss of voting rights. → Read More

With public camping a felony, Tennessee homeless seek refuge

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Atnip lost her home during the coronavirus pandemic after her boyfriend moved out and she fell behind on bills. Living in a car, the 34-year-old worries every day about getting money for food, finding somewhere to shower, and saving up enough money for an apartment where her three children can live with her again. Now she has a new worry: Tennessee is about to… → Read More

With public camping a felony, Tennessee homeless seek refuge

Tennessee is about to become the first U.S. state to make it a felony to camp on local public property such as parks → Read More

What is Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion access case?

A leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests the country’s highest court could be poised overturn Roe v → Read More

Nurse's homicide conviction: Flashpoint in Nashville DA race

The homicide conviction of a former Tennessee nurse for a medication error that killed a patient has become a flashpoint in the campaign for Nashville district attorney → Read More

Nurses: Guilty verdict for dosing mistake could cost lives

Patient safety and nursing groups around the country are lamenting the guilty verdict in the trial of a former nurse in Tennessee → Read More

Former nurse found guilty in woman's death after accidental injection of wrong drug

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The moment nurse RaDonda Vaught realized she had given a patient the wrong medication, she rushed to the doctors working to revive 75-year-old Charlene Murphey and told them what she had done. Within hours, she made a full report of her mistake to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Murphey died the next day, on Dec. 27, 2017. On Friday, a jury found Vaught guilty… → Read More

Nurses: Guilty verdict for dosing mistake could cost lives

The moment nurse RaDonda Vaught realized she had given a patient the wrong medication, she rushed to the doctors working to revive 75-year-old Charlene Murphey and told them what she had done. Within hours, she made a full report of her mistake to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Murphey died the next day, on Dec. 27, 2017. On Friday, a jury found Vaught guilty of criminally negligent… → Read More

Former Vanderbilt nurse guilty of homicide in fatal medication error

RaDonda Vaught, 37, injected the paralyzing drug vecuronium into 75-year-old Charlene Murphey instead of the sedative Versed on Dec. 26, 2017. → Read More

Former nurse guilty of homicide in medication error death

A former Tennessee nurse has been found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the accidental death of a patient because of a medication error → Read More

Ex-nurse found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in medication error death

RaDonda Vaught was accused of giving Charlene Murphey, a 75-year-old patient, a fatal dose of the wrong medication in December 2017. → Read More

Homicide trial for ex-nurse's medication error goes to jury

The fate of a former Tennessee nurse whose patient died after she was accidentally injected with a paralyzing drug is in the hands of the jury → Read More

Accidental injection death of wrong drug: Ex-nurse on trial

The attorney for a former Tennessee nurse on trial in the death of a patient accidentally injected with a paralyzing drug told jurors the woman is being blamed for systemic problems at the medical center where she had worked → Read More

Amid abortion rights threat, OB-GYNs more vocal with support

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has been defending abortion in recent lawsuits challenging state restrictions → Read More

Waffle House shooter found guilty on 4 counts of murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV/AP) — A jury on Friday found Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking guilty on all 16 charges, including four counts of first-degree murder. Deliberations began Friday around lunchtime in Reinking's 16-count indictment. Authorities say he unleashed 30 rounds of ammunition at an Antioch Waffle House in April 2018, killing Akilah DaSilva, De'Ebony Groves, Taurean Sanderlin, and… → Read More

Jury selection starting in Nashville Waffle House shooting

Jury selection is set to get underway in the murder trail of a man who killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House in April 2018 with an assault-style rifle → Read More

Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll

The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage and recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can’t perform this most basic of functions. → Read More

Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll

The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage and recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can’t perform this most basic of functions → Read More

Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage or recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can’t perform this most basic of functions. → Read More