Adam Mintzer, WKRN

Adam Mintzer

WKRN

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • WKRN
  • WHNT
Past:
  • WREG News Channel 3
  • WMBFNews.com
  • WIS News 10
  • WTOC11
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • WBTV News
  • WSFA 12 News
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • WKYT
  • Valley News Live
  • and more…

Recent articles by Adam:

Murfreesboro votes to move ahead with a new waste management plan as landfill fills up

The landfill that receives most of Middle Tennessee’s trash is running out of space, but leaders in Rutherford County have made moves to change that. → Read More

‘We have got to do something’: State leader warns of mental health professional shortage

As the need for mental health services in Tennessee grows, the head of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is warning that they don’t have enough people to meet that need. → Read More

Dozens of customers, friends mourn loss of Hermitage gas station worker who brightened their days

About 100 people stood in the cold Wednesday evening to honor a gas station worker who gave them big smiles from small interactions. → Read More

Metro juvenile court judge reports ‘significant’ decrease in serious juvenile crimes

A judge who oversees violent juvenile crimes is seeing a decrease in the number of cases crossing her desk. → Read More

How Nashville toy stores are attracting in-store customers in digital age

In the age of online shopping, Nashville’s surviving toy stores are staying in business by offering something major online retailers often don’t: a chance for families to make memories and for adults to relive some of their childhood. → Read More

‘Negligence is indefensible’: TN Democrats ask Gov. Bill Lee to take immediate action to reform DCS

In a letter addressed to Governor Bill Lee, 11 Democratic state legislators say it is “simply cruel” for the state to not take immediate action to reform the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services. → Read More

Anti-LGBTQ hate crimes doubled in TN from 2019-2021; activists worry new legislation will lead to more

As the suspect in the deadly shooting at a gay bar in Colorado Springs is being held on hate crime charges, members of the LGBTQ community in Tennessee worry rhetoric and legislation in the Volunteer State will lead to a similar outcome in their own safe havens. → Read More

‘When one LGBT person hurts, we all hurt’: Middle Tennessee LGBT community reacts to Colorado club shooting

LGBTQ activists and bar owners around Middle Tennessee see Saturday night's shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado -- which left five dead and 25 injured -- as an attack on the whole community. → Read More

‘Little choice for artists and fans’: Musicians union welcomes federal investigation into Ticketmaster

As the city grows, Nashville’s independent music venues have struggled to survive, and a musician’s union says the dominance of Ticketmaster and its parent company hasn’t helped. → Read More

‘We have a real crisis on our hands’: TN seeing an increase in foster children, more with acute needs

State leaders have said the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services “is near collapse,” “can’t meet those child’s needs” and is filled with “a traumatized workforce and traumatized kids.” → Read More

Metro councilman accuses Mayor Cooper of lying over Titan’s stadium deal

The Titans’ campaign for a new $2.1 billion domed stadium is facing criticism from the chair of the committee tasked with looking into the deal. → Read More

Report: Anti-abortion groups tell TN lawmakers to stand by abortion law

In a report by nonprofit news organization ProPublica, anti-abortion activists are calling on Tennessee lawmakers to not give in to pressure to change the state’s abortion law. → Read More

Nashville sees slight decrease in overdose deaths; animal tranquilizer drugs on the rise

There are two trends emerging from the latest suspected overdose death data from the Metro Public Health Department: a slight decrease in overdose deaths this year compared to the same period last year and an animal tranquilizer showing up in more Davidson County overdoses. → Read More

TDOT warns road maintenance will suffer if new funding sources aren’t found

The rise of electric and fuel-efficient cars could mean a bumpy drive for all Tennesseans. → Read More

TN GOP files bill to ban drag shows that are ‘sexual in nature’ in public spaces, around kids

Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson filed legislation Tuesday that would ban some drag performances in public and or in front of children. If passed, it would charge repeat offenders with a felony. → Read More

Elections commissioner says Davidson County is seeing increased interest in poll watching

The Davidson County election commissioner says voters may see more poll watchers at their precinct next week than they’ve seen in recent years. → Read More

No Vacancy: Lack of open beds at TN juvenile detention centers, children forced to sleep on floors

Tennessee is so short on places to house children accused of crimes, some are being sent home for the night and others are sleeping on office floors. → Read More

Another I-24 shooting adds to a series of road rage incidents on TN highways

After officers had a sting targeting aggressive drivers on I-24, a man was shot in the hip while driving on the highway in an incident Metro police are calling “apparent road rage,” according to a news release. → Read More

TN mental health professionals predict youth suicide rates will spike in the state

Tennessee mental health officials predict national youth suicide trends are an early indication of what’s happening in the state. → Read More

TN GOP lawmakers promise legislative action to stop gender-affirming procedures for trans youth

At a rally that filled the plaza outside the Tennessee Statehouse, Republican lawmakers and well-known conservative figures promised supporters they would work on legislation to ban gender-affirming procedures for transgender youth at the state and federal level. → Read More