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The Tennessean

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Recent articles by Adam:

Police officer John Anderson wasn't wearing seat belt in deadly crash, investigation shows

Investigators believe Metro Nashville Police Department officer John Anderson wasn't wearing his seat belt during the crash that killed him. → Read More

Jury finds Roy Coons guilty in 12-year-old's death

Roy Coons Jr. was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 12-year-old Yhoana Arteaga. Jurors began to deliberate Coons' fate Monday afternoon. → Read More

Carol Swain is running for Nashville mayor after 'a life of beating the odds'

Carol Swain has taken on the city's Democratic machine and castigated her three most prominent rivals as members of an entrenched "old boys' club." → Read More

During murder trial testimony, mother remembers finding her 12-year-old daughter dead

Roy Coons Jr. was charged with first-degree murder, attempted rape of a child and especially aggravated burglary in the case. → Read More

Jayona Brown, teen charged in Officer John Anderson's death, gets new court date

Jayona Brown, 17, is charged with vehicular homicide in police officer John Anderson's death. → Read More

Funeral arrangement set for Nashville police officer John Anderson, who died Thursday

Visitation will start at 9 a.m. Monday at Cornerstone Church in Madison. The service will take place at 1 p.m. → Read More

Hearing delayed for teen charged in Nashville police officer John Anderson's death

Officer John Anderson, 28, died in a fiery crash after investigators said a teenage driver sped through an intersection and hit his police cruiser → Read More

Judge questions 'rational basis' of state law blocking ministers ordained online from performing marriages

Chief District Judge Waverly Crenshaw said a lawsuit challenging the law raised "serious constitutional issues." → Read More

Nashville judges disciplined after investigation into trips to Costa Rica, letter says

Disciplinary action was taken following investigations into two judges who traveled to Costa Rica the same time as disgraced former Judge Casey Moreland. → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court tosses out Tennessee liquor law

A majority of the justices said the regulation illegally infringed on interstate commerce. → Read More

Mayor David Briley directs city lawyers to draft plan to 'terminate' existing scooter program, start new plan

Mayor David Briley is calling for the current scooter plan to end and a new program begin to improve safety. → Read More

TSU probation: What to know about Tennessee State University's accreditation

Tennessee State University recently announced it had been put on probation by its accreditation agency. → Read More

A well-known Nashville lawyer sued the disciplinary panel that suspended him. Now he's reinstated.

Brian Manookian forcefully argued against the suspension for months — his lawyer called it "one of the grossest abuses of power that I have ever seen.” → Read More

TSU accreditation on probation because it failed to show how it improves student outcomes

TSU President Glenda Glover confirmed the decision, which she called "unfortunate," in an email to students and staff. → Read More

Gov. Bill Lee launches team that will review criminal justice policy

In a statement announcing his criminal justice task force, Gov. Bill Lee said he wanted to “improve public safety and reentry in our state.” → Read More

Tennessee DA won't give gay couples domestic assault protections

Coffee County DA Craig Northcott has courted outrage for his comments against gay people during a speech and against Muslims on Facebook. → Read More

Former TSU staffer took $84,506 from students' financial aid, feds say

Renauld Clayton, 31, was arrested Friday after elaborate federal and state investigations into two separate schemes. → Read More

Nashville Mayor David Briley favors cutting court fines and fees

"This is part of how you become more equitable,” Nashville Mayor David Briley said during an interview discussing the ongoing review in Nashville. → Read More

Minor earthquake reported near Bonnaroo site

A minor earthquake shook Manchester Saturday near the site of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival → Read More

Funeral for Christian author Rachel Held Evans brings viewers to tears

Rachel Held Evans, 37, died unexpectedly on May 4 after a brief illness. Evans wrote a number of best-selling books, including "Faith Unraveled," "A Year of Biblical Womanhood," "Searching for Sunday" and "Inspired". → Read More