Mariah Timms, The Tennessean

Mariah Timms

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Mariah:

Gov. Bill Lee's mask order violates federal law, remains blocked in Williamson County, judge rules

U.S. District Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw continued to block the governor's executive order in Williamson County, saying it violates federal law. → Read More

Teens plead guilty in 2019 shooting of Nashville musician Kyle Yorlets

Kyle Yorlets, 24, was shot to death in what Nashville police said was a robbery near his home in 2019. Five juveniles were charged with homicide in his death. → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark lies in state

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia "Connie" Clark was honored by visits Wednesday as she lay in state at the capitol. → Read More

Teens in 2019 shooting of Nashville musician Kyle Yorlets to be tried separately

Kyle Yorlets, 24, was shot to death in what Nashville police said was a robbery near his home in 2019. Five juveniles wwre charged with homicide in his death. → Read More

Tennessee parole board must set a timely release hearing under new 'good cause' law, Nashville judge rules

A Nashville judge last week ruled the board must set one incarcerated man's parole hearing within 60 days of the date he becomes eligible for release. → Read More

Tennessee AG appeals judges' rulings blocking Gov. Lee's school mask mandate opt-out

Lawsuits in each of Tennessee's federal district courts have asked judges to rule on whether school systems can require masks for students and staff. → Read More

Federal judge blocks Gov. Bill Lee's mask opt-out order in Williamson County, Franklin Special school districts

Two Williamson County families challenged the governor's mask order, arguing it violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. → Read More

Tennessee judicial community mourns death of state Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark

The Tennessee Supreme Court announced Justice Cornelia Clark's death Friday morning at the age of 71. Clark served on the court for 16 years. → Read More

Advocate accused of hiding guns in jail sues Tennessee prison over lengthy stint in solitary

The Nashville man who authorities say was behind the elaborate plot to hide firearms in the walls of the new jail has been in solitary confinement for more than a year. → Read More

Tennessee's strict new abortion law will remain blocked, federal appeals court rules

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a lower court's decision to block Tennessee's new law. → Read More

Hard-hit parishes hold off evacuees as outages continue, death toll rises in Mississippi

Even with standing water, power outages and destruction, New Orleans residents are relieved Hurricane Ida didn't do worse to the city. → Read More

Nolensville-Giles County football game gets extra security as racist social media post is investigated

Friday night's high school football game between Nolensville and Giles County High in Pulaski will have extra security as authorities investigate a racist social media post. → Read More

'Beautiful chaos': Donations pour in after Waverly flooding disaster

Twenty people were killed and hundreds of homes were destroyed when more than a foot of rain fell on the small town. → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court justices choose new chief to be sworn in at Madison County courthouse

Justice Roger Page will take over from current Chief Justice Jeff Bivins next month. He's set to be sworn in at the Madison County Criminal Justice Complex. → Read More

'This has changed Waverly forever': A return to normal not yet in sight for Humphreys County residents

Residents in Waverly are just trying to get through the day and help their neighbors out as recovery efforts continue. → Read More

Tennessee flooding updates: Recovery efforts continue Monday as death tolls surpasses 20

Extreme flooding in Tennessee on Saturday killed at least 21 people. Dozens are still missing, with Waverly and Humphreys County hit the hardest. → Read More

Homeland Security: Former top Tennessee vaccine official paid for muzzle sent before firing

Tennessee investigated the muzzle that Dr. Michelle Fiscus received while she was the state's vaccine chief and found Fiscus had paid for it herself. → Read More

Gov. Bill Lee reappoints 3 to Board of Parole while filling vacant judicial seats statewide

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee confirmed eight appointments to judgeships, the state parole board and one district's public defender office. → Read More

New suspect in 2000 North Nashville killing released on bond

Calvin Atchison was charged this year in connection with a 2000 killing. A previous suspect's guilty conviction has been overturned. → Read More

Tennessee's 48-hour abortion waiting period upheld by full U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

Tennessee's 48-hour abortion waiting period will remain in effect, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. → Read More