Nashville

June 15, 2021

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Acting U.S. Attorney Reminds Seniors to be Vigilant NASHVILLE (STL.News) Acting U.S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart today, reminded the elderly and those responsible for their care to be cautious and vigilant in their financial and healthcare affairs to prevent them from becoming victims of scams...

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June 2, 2021

Cannon County, Tennessee Resolves ADA Complaint

Cannon County, Tennessee Resolves ADA Complaint Over Sports Facility NASHVILLE (STL.News) Cannon County, Tennessee has resolved a complaint that it was constructing a school sports facility that did not comply with the accessibility standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), announced Acting U.S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart for the...

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May 21, 2021

Macon County, Tennessee Resolves ADA Complaint

Macon County, Tennessee Resolves ADA Complaint About Courthouse Access For A Disabled Individual With A Service Dog NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Macon County, Tennessee has resolved a complaint that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by denying a disabled individual accompanied by a service dog access to a public...

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May 18, 2021

Tennessee Governor Lee Addresses I-40 Bridge Repair

Calls on Congress to Address Roads and Bridges NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is traveling to Memphis to assess progress on the Hernando de Soto bridge repair, meet with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and address the need for immediate federal action on infrastructure. “We are making swift progress...

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May 13, 2021

Tennessee Governor Launched Anti-Human Trafficking Partnership

NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced a new series of partnerships to fight human trafficking in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, human trafficking is a demand-driven crime that involves exploiting a person for labor, services or commercial sex and particularly impacts women and children.  It is...

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April 21, 2021

Department Of Justice Awards Emergency Funding

Department Of Justice Awards Emergency Funding To Support Response To Nashville Bombing NASHVILLE, TE (STL.News) April 20, 2021 – The Department of Justice today announced that it is awarding more than $1.3 million to the State of Tennessee to meet critical law enforcement needs in the aftermath of last year’s...

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March 22, 2021

Middle Tennessee Investors To Pay $200,000 To Settle

Middle Tennessee Investors To Pay $200,000 To Settle False Claims Act Allegations Regarding HUD Program NASHVILLE, TE (STL.News) March 22, 2021 – Laziza Abdullaeva and Aziz Ashurov of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, agreed to pay $200,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations involving misrepresentations in their purchases of certain properties from...

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March 16, 2021

Tennessee: Transparency in Foreign Influences on Colleges

NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee introduced legislation to require greater transparency for foreign investments on college and university campuses and prohibit the establishment of Confucius Institutes. “Colleges and universities are a place for the robust debate of ideas – not a place for foreign governments to operate in...

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March 5, 2021

Tennessee Governor: $15 Million in Broadband Accessibility Grants

NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today $14.9 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand service to support 17,800 unserved Tennesseans in 7,120 homes and businesses. “Every Tennessean should have access to the same high-speed broadband, no...

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March 3, 2021

Clarksville: Quanwei Shi Pleads Guilty In Multiple Crimes

Clarksville Resturant Owner, Quanwei Shi Pleads Guilty In Alien Harboring And Tax Fraud Conspiracy New China Buffett & Grill Used as Employment Site for Undocumented Workers NASHVILLE, TE (STL.News) March 3, 2021 – The majority owner of the New China Buffett & Grill (NCBG) in Clarksville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty yesterday...

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March 1, 2021

Nashville: Shaun Harris Sentenced In Carjacking Case

Nashville Man, Shaun Harris Outed By Dashcam Sentenced In Carjacking Case NASHVILLE, TE (STL.News) March 1, 2021 – A Nashville man, who was unknowingly captured on an in-car video system making his getaway after carjacking another man, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court, to 117 months in prison, followed...

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February 25, 2021

Justin Jerome sentenced For 2019 Stand Off With Police

235 Months In Federal Prison For Nashville Man, Justin Jerome Jones Following 2019 Stand Off With Police NASHVILLE, TE (STL.News) February 25, 2021 – Justin Jerome Jones, 33, of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge William L. Campbell Jr., to 235 months in prison, announced U.S. Attorney...

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