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Jonathan Mattise

The Associated Press

Charleston, WV, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

2 Tenn. officials fired after lethal injection errors noted

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Correction has fired its longtime top attorney and another employee following a scathing independent report on failures within the state’s … → Read More

Abortion, roads, trans youth top Tennessee lawmaking session

As Tennessee lawmakers head into an annual legislative session on Tuesday, some fights are already underway. → Read More

Power failures amplify calls for TVA to rethink gas

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal utility’s decision to resort to rolling blackouts after coal and natural gas units went offline during dangerously cold condit → Read More

Power failures amplify calls for utility to rethink gas

A federal utility’s decision to resort to rolling blackouts after coal and natural gas units went offline during dangerously cold conditions has intensified questions about the Tennessee Valley Authority’s recent decision to double down on fossil fuels → Read More

Report shines new light on execution secrecy in Tennessee

When pharmaceutical companies objected to Tennessee using their drugs to kill death row inmates, the scramble to find chemicals grew frantic. → Read More

Report: Tenn has broken its lethal injection rules since ’18

Tennessee has not complied with its own lethal injection process ever since it was revised in 2018. → Read More

Tennesseans misunderstand abortion law, want exceptions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Most registered voters in Tennessee want exceptions for rape or incest in the state’s sweeping abortion ban, but they largely don’t know the specifics of what&#8… → Read More

Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two people as they and others were walking out of church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this m… → Read More

Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

Police say a drive-by shooting in Nashville has injured two people as they and others left church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month → Read More

Officials unveil plan to help voters who cast wrong ballots

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville voters who cast ballots in the wrong congressional and state races will be able to submit a provisional ballot on Election Day, officials announced Friday as part of an agreement sparked by a lawsuit earlier that day. → Read More

Officials say 200-plus votes cast for wrong Nashville races

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 200 votes have been cast in the wrong races in Nashville since early voting began in Tennessee, election officials confirmed Wednesday. Davidson County election ad… → Read More

Officials say 200-plus votes cast for wrong Nashville races

A review determined that 190 voters cast ballots in a wrong congressional race, 16 cast votes in a wrong state Senate race and six cast votes in a wrong state House race. → Read More

Ex-trooper missing after sentencing in protester's unmasking

A former Tennessee state trooper has gone missing after he was sentenced for a misdemeanor assault conviction on a charge that he pulled the face mask off a protester during the COVID-19 pandemic in August 2020 → Read More

Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Problems with rape kit evidence testing keep haunting Memphis. A city long plagued by a heavy backlog of untested sexual assault kits was shaken by Cleotha Henderson’s a… → Read More

Untested rape kits plagued Memphis long before jogger case

Memphis' long-held problems with testing rape kits quickly have come under renewed scrutiny with Cleotha Henderson's arrest last month in the killing of Eliza Fletcher, a mother and kindergarten teacher who was abducted while jogging → Read More

Amid Hillsdale fallout, Tenn. staffers fretted about optics

When local school officials voted down a Tennessee charter school linked to Hillsdale College this summer, staffers at the state commission that would soon have to decide whether to let the controversial school open anyway reacted with shock at how things unfolded. → Read More

Former Tennessee Speaker Casada arrested in corruption probe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s disgraced former House Speaker Glen Casada and his top aide were arrested Tuesday on federal charges including bribery, kickbacks and conspiracy to commit … → Read More

Private prison firm to settle lawsuit over inmate death

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A private prison company has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over a Tennessee inmate’s killing that got national attention after a judge ordered the plaintiff&#8217… → Read More

Private prison firm to settle lawsuit over inmate death

A private prison company has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over a Tennessee inmate's killing that got national attention after a judge ordered the plaintiff's attorney to stop tweeting about it. → Read More

Private prison firm to settle lawsuit over inmate death

A private prison company has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over a Tennessee inmate’s killing → Read More