The Tennessean (Reporter, Photographer)

Lawsuit: Brentwood Academy officials refused to report repeated rapes of 12-year-old boy

Published Aug. 9 2017

A prestigious Williamson County private school is accused of allowing teenage boys to repeatedly sexually assault a 12-year-old boy, then...

CHI Memorial takes 3rd in statewide U.S. News ranking

Published Aug. 9 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center topped U.S. News & World Report's best hospital ranking in Tennessee.

After beloved service dog dies, co-workers raise cash for friend's new service dog

Published Aug. 7 2017

Cody Joss knew he was paralyzed right after his head smacked the ground.

Poll: Education reform among top issues for likely voters in Tennessee governor race

Published Aug. 2 2017

A majority of Republicans and Democrats rank education reform as one of the most important issues Tennessee's next governor must...

Wait times at VA hospitals could jump after failed House vote

Published Jul. 26 2017

A failed vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday caused lawmakers to warn that wait times at VA...

Tennessee group aims to create more diverse teacher workforce

Published Jul. 19 2017

Poor perceptions of the teaching profession, a lack of finances for prospective educators and few mentors.

Sometimes a defender, occasionally a scold: Sen. Corker has Trump's ear

Published Jul. 17 2017

Sen. Bob Corker was clearly frustrated when he told a television interviewer in early May that the Trump administration needed...

Man charged in Natchez Trace Parkway hit-and-run said cyclist 'threw the bike at his car'

Published Jul. 12 2017

The University School of Nashville administrator charged with hitting a cyclist on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Williamson County this...

Gulf War veterans face more, longer delays at VA, government report says

Published Jul. 12 2017

Gulf War veterans often wait four times longer for care and their claims at the VA are three times more...

Training questioned after Tennessee officers attacked while transferring inmates

Published Jul. 12 2017

There is no Tennessee state standard for best practices on how all law enforcement officers should transport inmates, one of...

TDOT chief: Investments funded by gas tax increase must not become obsolete in 10 years

Published Jul. 5 2017

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer's seventh floor office in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center at 6th and Deadrick...

Lawyer questions jury verdicts in rape trial of ex-Vanderbilt player

Published Jun. 27 2017

A jury Friday evening delivered a mix of acquittals and guilty verdicts for former Vanderbilt University football player Brandon E....

Memphis VA whistleblower fired a day before Trump signed protection bill

Published Jun. 27 2017

Just a day before President Donald Trump signed into law protections for whistleblowers at Veterans Affairs facilities around the country,...

Corker: U.S. considering North Korea travel ban

Published Jun. 21 2017

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Tuesday said the United States could ban Americans from traveling to North Korea after the...

Debate over slave history at UT leads to firing of lecturer

Published Jun. 20 2017

A University of Tennessee Knoxville lecturer has been fired after a student challenged her teachings on slave history then complained...

Rep. Scott DesJarlais' name was on list found with gunman at congressional baseball shooting

Published Jun. 19 2017

Rep. Scott DesJarlais' office confirmed Monday the Tennessee Republican's name was on a list that authorities found with the gunman...

Review of park's handling of Gatlinburg-area wildfire expected in July [video, photos]

Published May. 29 2017

The National Park Service estimates it will be mid-July before the results of a review of the handling of the...

Former student sues Vanderbilt for $10 million after expulsion for alleged sexual assault

Published May. 16 2017

A former student filed a $10 million lawsuit against Vanderbilt University, claiming he was wrongfully accused of sexual assault in...

Paramore makes triumphant return with show at Nashville club

Published May. 11 2017

Modern rock giants Paramore packed a few hundred lucky fans into a Nashville club on Wednesday for the band's first...

Tennessee teacher who fled with teen appears in Nashville courtroom

Published May. 10 2017

Twenty days after he was arrested in a Northern California forest after a nationwide manhunt, Tad Cummins made his first...