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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces Judicial Appointments
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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces Judicial Appointments

NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced appointments to judicial positions across the state. “I am proud to announce the appointment of these highly qualified individuals, and I value the experience they will bring to their respective judicial districts,” said Gov. Lee.  “I’m confident they will serve Tennessee with integrity.” The following Tennesseans have been appointed: Judge Jill Ayers – Court of Criminal Appeals, Middle District Christopher Heagerty – 6th Judicial District Chancery Court Jerome Melson – 6th Judicial District Circuit Court James “Jimmy” Turner – 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Rebecca Lee – 4th Judicial District Public Defender Judge Jill Ayers is a Circuit Court Judge in the 19th Judicial District.  She ear...
The United States And Tennessee Resolve Claims
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The United States And Tennessee Resolve Claims

The United States And Tennessee Resolve Claims With Three Providers For False Claims Act Liability Relating To "P-Stim" Devices For A Total Of $1.72 Million NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) January 4, 2021 – Don Cochran, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, and Herbert Slatery III, Attorney General for the State of Tennessee, announced today that James P. Anderson, M.D. (“Dr. Anderson”), as owner of Affiliated Neurologists, PLC; Charles F. Spencer, D.C., as owner of Total Family Physicians Center PLLC d/b/a Total Family Health & Wellness (“Total Family”); and Mitchell P. Shea, D.C., as owner of Chiro2Med of Tennessee P.C. (“Chiro2Med”), agreed to pay the United States and Tennessee a total of $1.72 million to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for the alleged improper...
Nashville, TN: woman tipped off Police about suspect in 2019
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Nashville, TN: woman tipped off Police about suspect in 2019

(STL.News) The Metro Nashville police chief says his officers properly handled a visit to the home of the Nashville bomber more than a year before they say he detonated an explosives-laden RV on Christmas Day in the city's downtown. (Dec. 30) ? YouTube video provided courtesy of AP Wikipedia Page on Explosion
Tennessee: Hank Wise Charged With Mail Stalking
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Tennessee: Hank Wise Charged With Mail Stalking

Tennessee State Prison Inmate, Hank Wise Charged With Mail Stalking Communication Attempts with Woman Began After Murdering Her Husband NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) December 29, 2020 – An inmate at the Tennessee Department of Correction has been charged with using the U.S. Mail to harass and intimidate the widow of a man he murdered in 2009, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. A criminal complaint unsealed today charged Hank Wise, 55, with mail stalking, after sending numerous letters and other communications to the woman through her attorney. “We owe a duty to victims of crime to ensure that they will not continue to be subjected to cruel acts which cause emotional distress as alleged here,” said U.S. Attorney Cochran.  “We simply will not stand f...
Nashville TN Bomber, Anthony Quinn Warner Dies in Explosion
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Nashville TN Bomber, Anthony Quinn Warner Dies in Explosion

(STL.News) Officials in Nashville, Tennessee have named 63-year-old Anthony Quinn Warner as the man behind the mysterious explosion in which he was killed on Friday morning, but the motive has remained elusive. (Dec. 28) ? YouTube video provided courtesy of AP (Associated Press) STL.News References: YouTube
To Honor Nashville Police Officers That Illustrated What Police Are
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To Honor Nashville Police Officers That Illustrated What Police Are

Nashville, TN (STL.News) The country owes a significant amount of gratitude to the following six Nashville Police Officers who ran into danger as they risk their lives to help evacuate people prior to the explosion of the bomb.  As 2020 was the year that police officers were attacked and turned into a negative force.  While we take pride in remaining politically neutral we hope this is an example of why de-funding the police is a bad idea. These officers deserve as much attention and reward as can be given to them as they help wrap up a year, a strange year (2020) by setting examples of heroism and loyalty or To Protect and To Serve as has been a meaningful slogan of police over the years. STL.News would like to express our sincere appreciation for the brave acts illustrated by these...
Nashville, TN Explosion – FBI Seeking Information
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Nashville, TN Explosion – FBI Seeking Information

Nashville, TN (STL.News) On December 25, 2020, at approximately 5:30 a.m. Central Time, a large explosion occurred on 2nd Ave N near a downtown Nashville, Tennessee business.  The explosion has been linked to a recreational vehicle (RV). The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the Metro Nashville Police Department; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) are currently looking for information concerning the operator or owner of this RV, which arrived in the area at approximately 1:22 a.m. Central Time.  In particular, individuals are being sought who were in the area of downtown Nashville around 1:00 a.m. Central Time. If you have any images, videos, or other information you may have related to the explosion in downtown Nashville, please visit fbi.gov/nas...
Authorities search for clues to motor home blast in Nashville TN
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Authorities search for clues to motor home blast in Nashville TN

Nashville, TN (STL.News) Police and federal agents in Nashville sought clues on Saturday to determine how and why a motor home was blown to pieces in an apparent bombing on Christmas Day that injured three people and damaged dozens of buildings in the heart of America's country music capital. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News References: YouTube
Investigators comb downtown Nashville TN for clues in Christmas Day explosion
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Investigators comb downtown Nashville TN for clues in Christmas Day explosion

(STL.News) Investigators are creating a wide perimeter around downtown Nashville, Tennessee as they gather forensic evidence for clues about a Christmas morning explosion that damaged dozens of buildings and injured three people.  Experts say they will rely on aerial photography, surveillance footage and even GPS data in an investigation that could take months to complete. Jeff Pegues reports. YouTube video provided courtesy of CBS This Morning STL.News References: YouTube
Intentional vehicle explosion rocks Nashville, Tennessee
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Intentional vehicle explosion rocks Nashville, Tennessee

(STL.News) The vehicle explosion that rocked United states is believed to be an intentional act as being describe by the police, three people injured in Nashville Christmas blast.  Explosion shatters several other vehicles and damages buildings. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News References: YouTube
Tennessee: Pain Clinic Medical Providers Sentenced For Operating Pill Mills
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Tennessee: Pain Clinic Medical Providers Sentenced For Operating Pill Mills

Pain Clinic Medical Providers Sentenced For Their Roles in Operating Pill Mills in Tennessee KNOXVILLE, TN (STL.News) On December 9 and 10, 2020, defendants Cynthia Clemons, Courtney Newman, and Holli Carmichael Womack, all of whom are nurse practitioners, were sentenced for their roles in prescribing massive quantities of opioids from pill mills in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Clemons was sentenced to 42 months in prison, Newman was sentenced to 40 months in prison, and Womack received a sentence of 30 months in prison. U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey of the Eastern District of Tennessee, and Special Agent in Charge Joseph Carrico of the FBI’s Knoxville Field Office made the announcement. Clemons and Newman, both of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Womack, of Crossville, Tennessee, were senten...
Sixth Former TN Correctional Officer, Tommy Morris Pleads Guilty
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Sixth Former TN Correctional Officer, Tommy Morris Pleads Guilty

Sixth Former Tennessee Correctional Officer, Tommy Morris Pleads Guilty to Federal Offenses Arising Out of Cover Up of Staff Assault of an Inmate Memphis, TN (STL.News) Former Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Corporal Tommy Morris, 29, pleaded guilty to conspiring to cover up the beating of an inmate and to encouraging other officers to provide false information to investigators, the Justice Department announced today. “The State of Tennessee entrusted this defendant with the responsibility to act lawfully as a corrections officer by supervising those in his chain of command and by treating inmates humanely and in a manner that complies with the U.S. Constitution and other laws,” said Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division.  “Instead of acting ...
TN News: Ricky Brown, Deandre Bridges, Rollin’s 40s Crips Gang Members Sentenced
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TN News: Ricky Brown, Deandre Bridges, Rollin’s 40s Crips Gang Members Sentenced

TN News: Ricky Brown, and Deandre Bridges, Rollin's 40s Crips Gang Members Sentenced To Lengthy Prison Terms Seventeen Rollin’ 40s Crips Gang Members Charged NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Two additional members of the Rollin’ 40s Crips Gang were sentenced to federal prison this week for drug distribution and firearms charges, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Ricky Brown, 44, of Nashville, was sentenced yesterday to 12 years in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and possessing cocaine with intent to distribute with 1,000 feet of a college.  Brown was indicted in August 2018, after providing firearms to a confidential informant on two occasions in May and June 2018, while on parole.  During a subsequent parole search...
Dollar General Announces Approximately $50 Million in Additional Employee Appreciation Bonuses
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Dollar General Announces Approximately $50 Million in Additional Employee Appreciation Bonuses

Dollar General Doubles Planned Bonus Investments for Front-Line Employees in Back Half of Year Up to $100 Million Goodlettsville, Tennessee (STL.News) Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced today its plans to award approximately $50 million in additional appreciation bonuses to eligible front-line employees in Q4, doubling its planned investment in these bonuses in the back half of the year and bringing its Q3 and Q4 commitment to approximately $100 million in total.  DG now plans to award up to approximately $173 million to store, distribution center and private fleet employees during its 2020 fiscal year. “To demonstrate our ongoing gratitude and support for our employees directly serving our customers and communities during this pandemic, we are proud to double our initial plans for se...