Kirsten Fiscus, The Tennessean

Kirsten Fiscus

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Kirsten:

'Hard freeze' possible for all of Middle Tennessee

Nashville weather: One freeze warning will expire at 11 a.m. Tuesday, but a second one will go into place at 8 p.m. through the overnight hours. → Read More

Nashville police investigating fatal shooting in East Nashville

Officers were called to the 1000 block of Lischey Avenue just before 4 a.m. in reference to the shooting. → Read More

'Nothing surprises me': member of Tennessee Black Caucus on 'hanging by tree' suggestion

The day after Rep. Paul Sherrell made the "hanging by tree" comment, the Black Caucus called for his resignation from committees and his seat. → Read More

Nashville police charge suspected drag racer after crash kills Clarksville man

Jacob Barnhardt's Honda Insight was hit when Patrick Ewin reportedly lost control of his Dodge Charger Hellcat at speeds in excess of 100 mph. → Read More

Man taken into custody after grand jury issues indictment in May homicide case

Preston Jass, 29, was found dead in the parking lot of a Madison apartment complex with social security cards and car titles strewn around him. → Read More

'This is my daughter, the person you murdered': Caitlyn Kaufman's mother speaks at sentencing hearing

"There were two people in that car. One was acquitted and that makes me sick," said Caitlyn Kaufman's mother, Diane. "In my opinion, they're both guilty. → Read More

Middle TN weather: Threat of severe storms, high winds Friday

Middle TN weather: The National Weather Service said winds will start to pick up about 6 a.m. and be strong by 9 a.m., just in time for rush hour. → Read More

Middle TN weather: Friday morning weather threat increases

A few isolated thunderstorms are possible Thursday but winds will increase overnight as severe storms sweep Nashville and Middle Tennessee Friday. → Read More

Nashville police officers assigned to new Entertainment District Unit get big bonus

Officers assigned to the unit will get an additional $1,250 a month as an incentive for working undesirable days and times. → Read More

Tennessee drag show bill: Will drag performances be banned? What we know.

Tennessee lawmakers are poised to approve a controversial and somewhat confusing bill aimed at regulating drag performances in public. Here's what to know. → Read More

Middle TN weather: Several rounds of storms, heavy rains, flooding possible this week

While timings may change as more information becomes available, several rounds of storms are expected to hit Middle Tennessee Wednesday and Thursday. → Read More

Nashville police: Man wanted after woman killed in September arrested during chase

Trashai Siske was found dead at her Sealey Drive apartment after neighbors called 911 and reported an argument and several gunshots. → Read More

Sen. Jeff Yarbro enters Nashville mayor's race

State Sen. Jeff Yarbro joins a growing list of candidates to be the next mayor of Nashville. → Read More

Tennessee National Guard helicopter crash victims identified as Danny Randolph, Daniel Wadham

The Tennessee National Guard identified two crewmen killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in north Alabama as Danny Randolph and Daniel Wadham. → Read More

Middle TN weather: Severe storms, isolated tornadoes possible Thursday

Nashville, Middle TN weather: Heavy downpours, high straight-line winds and an isolated tornado possible Thursday. → Read More

Severe weather: High winds, strong storms coming for Nashville, Middle Tennessee

A wind advisory will go into effect Tuesday at 3 p.m. and remain in place until Wednesday at 6 a.m. → Read More

Nashville traffic: I-24 East near James Robertson Parkway shutdown for wreck

A wreck was reported along I-24 downtown near the James Robertson Parkway exit. Eastbound lanes are closed. → Read More

Retired AllianceBernstein chief operating officer Jim Gingrich announces run for Nashville mayor

Jim Gingrich joins a list of candidates that includes two Metro Council members and a former economic development veteran. → Read More

Nashville severe weather: Damaging winds biggest threat, isolated tornados possible

Nashville, TN weather forecast: The main threat will be high winds but an isolated tornado is possible between midnight and noon Thursday. → Read More

Traffic diverted after tractor trailer fire shuts down I-65 North in Sumner County

The fire was first reported about 4:30 a.m., according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. → Read More