The Tennessean (Reporter, Photographer)

President Donald Trump is expected to visit Nashville on Monday

Published Jan. 5 2018

President Donald Trump is expected to visit Nashville on Monday, a trip that will mark his second stop in the...

Sponsors of school voucher bills won't pursue issue in 2018 Tennessee legislative session

Published Dec. 29 2017

The leading supporters of school vouchers in the Tennessee General Assembly say they won't file any legislation on the issue...

Racism inspires Tennessee student immigrant to find voice

Published Dec. 27 2017

The day Monserrat Escobar Arteaga walked through the Boston airport, she changed.


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Nashville pastor hopes God intervenes before Haitian congregants lose immigration status

Published Dec. 26 2017

Pastor Maromy Samuel does not want members of his East Nashville congregation to uproot their lives and leave the U.S.

Opioid epidemic's 'collateral damage': When a drug-free workplace doesn't exist

Published Dec. 26 2017

It is no longer difficult for Jones Plastic & Engineering Plant Manager Eric Hicks to notice when an employee develops...

Tennessee lawmakers to allow guns but prohibit 'hand-carried signs' in new building

Published Dec. 22 2017

Tennesseans will be allowed to bring their guns to the new home of the Legislature but must leave any hand-held...

Poll: Blackburn would beat Bredesen in head-to-head matchup for U.S. Senate

Published Dec. 21 2017

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn would beat former Gov. Phil Bredesen in a head-to-head race for the U.S. Senate, according to...

Police close investigation into Brentwood Academy sex assault allegations

Published Dec. 21 2017

After nearly three years, Brentwood police announced Wednesday they have closed a criminal investigation into whether a boy was repeatedly...

Inmate jailed for raping Tennessee Tech student sentenced for anthrax threats

Published Dec. 19 2017

A federal judge on Monday told a rapist his "horrific" childhood was no excuse for sending death threats via fake...

Tennessee lawmakers authorize prison department for 1 year amid ongoing criticism

Published Dec. 13 2017

Tennessee's prison chief promises his department will levy more punishments against private prison operator CoreCivic if it continues to show...

Tennessee task force turns eye toward improving TNReady

Published Dec. 12 2017

Tennessee is once again brainstorming how to improve its standardized test, a promise made by its education commissioner after a...

As Republicans in Congress finalize a tax plan, here's how it could impact you in Tennessee

Published Dec. 12 2017

Depending on which Tennessean you ask, the Republican tax bills passing through Congress could be a godsend for economic prosperity...

Reps. Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn encouraged by national dialogue on sexual misconduct

Published Dec. 11 2017

Rep. Diane Black has worked closely with many men during her six years in Congress, but she says she has...

Bed bugs discovered in Vanderbilt University dormitory

Published Dec. 6 2017

Multiple Vanderbilt University students have been relocated after bed bugs were found in at least one room of a campus...

John Lewis, civil rights leaders speak at site of Nashville sit-ins

Published Dec. 6 2017

Participants in the sit-ins that desegregated Nashville lunch counters in 1960 returned to the site of the protests Monday to...

Lawsuit filed in shooting death of 14-year-old boy in Tennessee

Published Dec. 6 2017

The family of a 14-year-old boy killed after he ran away from a foster home has filed a lawsuit against...

Mother uses pain of son's overdose death to wage war against addiction

Published Dec. 4 2017

Fifteen minutes after police told Jacqueline Perrine her son had died of a heroin overdose, the shaken woman walked toward...

Drug, alcohol abuse saps $2 billion from Tennessee annually

Published Dec. 4 2017

Substance abuse annually costs Tennessee more than $2 billion - more than half of which is attributed to lost income...

Sen. Bob Corker: 'I would be embarrassed' if Secretary of State Tillerson is forced out

Published Dec. 1 2017

Sen. Bob Corker dismissed reports Thursday that the White House is looking to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visits Middle Tennessee school

Published Nov. 30 2017

The nation's top education official, Betsy DeVos, toured Rutherford County Schools' career and technical education programs Wednesday in her first...