Posts Tagged ‘tennessee’

Rapper Young Dolph Fatally Shot at Tennessee Cookie Shop

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed Wednesday at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter, officials said. Police tweeted that no suspect information was available in the shooting, which took place at Makeda’s Cookie’s near Memphis International Airport. “The tragic […]

Tennessee Attorney General Sues over Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Contractors

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III (R) filed a lawsuit Thursday in opposition to the Biden administration’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for contractors. WTVF reports: The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, asserts that President Joe Biden’s administration’s mandatory vaccination requirement is unlawful and unconstitutional. Slatery is joined by […]

Judge Blocks Opt-Out Option on School Masks in Tennessee County

A federal judge on Sept. 17 temporarily blocked the implementation of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order, which allowed parents to opt children out of wearing masks in schools. The judge blocked Lee, a Republican, from enforcing his order in Shelby County and directed Shelby officials to enforce the county’s health orders without exception to […]

Anonymous Donor to Pay for Funerals of All Tennessee Flood Victims

Grieving families in the wake of the Tennessee flood will not have to shoulder the burden of funeral costs thanks to one anonymous donor’s generous contribution. “An anonymous donor has agreed to pay for the funerals of all 20 people who died in Saturday’s flooding, according to William Brown, the manager of the Humphreys County Funeral […]

Former Tennessee deputy charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

Image Credit: fbi.gov Accused of attempting to strike a Metropolitan police officer and drag another cop into the mob storming the U.S. Capitol building, a former Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was recently charged with assaulting officers, inflicting bodily injury, and entering restricted grounds with a weapon. On January 6, Williamson County sheriff’s deputy Ronald McAbee was […]

Protests Erupt in Tennessee and Kentucky over Mask Mandates and Forced Vaccinations

Protests erupted in Tennessee and Kentucky on Tuesday over school mask mandates and forced vaccinations. “We want to have our own right and have our own decision to decide to wear a mask or not. That’s why I’m here today and that’s the right that I have to make that for my child as a […]

Greg Locke Claims Tennessee Plans to Lock Up Unvaccinated People in ‘Quarantine Camps’

Radical right-wing pastor Greg Locke used the service at his Global Vision Bible Church Sunday to attack Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee for supposedly signing an executive order giving the National Guard the authority to build “quarantine camps” in the state in which to lock up those who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Locke, […]

Tennessee Pastor Tells Mask-Wearers They Are Not Welcome In His Church

A Tennessee pastor told his congregation that he is sick of covid restrictions and that mask-wearers will be removed from his church. Pastor Greg Locke has previously claimed that covid-19 is a fake pandemic and has urged his congregation not to trust the vaccinations. He said that the “political elites” are lying about getting vaccinated. […]

After outrage, Tennessee stops outreach campaign enticing minors to get COVID-19 jabs

After outrage, Tennessee stops outreach campaign enticing minors to get COVID-19 jabs   The Tennessee Department of Health is dropping a vaccine outreach campaign aimed at children and teenagers following outrage among some lawmakers and residents.Since the middle of June, Republican lawmakers in the state have been accusing the agency of targeting minors and pressuring […]

Ex-Tennessee governor linked to unsolved 1979 murder of federal witness

A former Tennessee governor has been linked to a 1979 hit on a friend of Jimmy Hoffa, investigators have concluded. Cold case investigators say that Ray Blanton’s administration had paid a known bank robber to kill Samuel Pettyjohn, because he was cooperating with FBI agents in a corruption investigation. The killing took place as federal […]

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Signs Bill to Ban Teaching of Critical Race Theory

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) signed a bill into law on Monday which bans critical race theory from being taught in schools across the state. The legislation, which will take effect on July 1, prevents educators from teaching that “an individual, by virtue of the individual’s race or sex, is inherently privileged, racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether […]

Tennessee Governor Signs Law to Make Bathrooms, Locker Rooms Separate by Biological Sex

Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law Friday that separates private spaces such as bathrooms and locker rooms for use by individuals according to their biological sex. The law means that individuals who are biological males cannot use restrooms for women because they “identify” as women and vice versa for women who […]

One dead, multiple people shot in Tennessee high school – KPD

Police shot and killed a Knoxville, Tennessee, high school student on Monday after they said he opened fire on them in a campus bathroom, wounding an officer.”Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Knoxville Police Department received a report of an individual possibly armed with a gun at Austin-East Magnet High School,” said […]

Tennessee Considers Bill to Stop Businesses From Discriminating Against Non Mask Wearers & Non Vaccinated; It’s About Time

TOPICS:Consumer RightsPhillip SchneiderTennessee MARCH 26, 2021 By Phillip Schneider A group of legislators in Tennessee have introduced a bill which would bar businesses from discrimination against individuals who choose not to wear a mask or get a Covid vaccination. The Medical Non-Discrimination Business and Consumer Act (SB 0320 / HB 0794) would give the freedom of […]

Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill Allowing Fathers to Block Abortions

Tennessee lawmakers introduced a bill on Friday that would allow the father of an unborn child to block a woman from aborting the couple’s child. State Sen. Mark Pody (R) introduced SBO494 in the Senate and Rep. Jerry Sexton (R) presented a companion measure, HB1079, in the Tennessee House. The new law would allow “a person to […]

Tehran hall to host theatergoers for Tennessee Williams’ “Glass Menagerie”

TEHRAN – A reading performance of American playwright Tennessee Williams’ memory play “The Glass Menagerie” will go on stage at Tehran’s Jamshid Mashayekhi Theater on Saturday. Romina Jahandideh will direct the play based on a Persian translation of the play by Hamid Samandarian, whose wife, Homa Rusta, staged it in 1972. Shaahin Alinejad, Mojdeh Mohajeri, […]

Tennessee Capital: Group Demands Racial Equality And Medicare For All

By Kathleen Serie, FOX17. January 14, 2021 Above photo: From Twitter. NOTE: It is critical that we fight this year for a People’s Agenda to bring economic security to everyone and end state violence against the people. Nashville, TN – A social justice group out of Knoxville, Tennessee made the trek to the State Capitol building […]

What really happened to the fainting Tennessee nurse?

There are rumours the nurse passed away. Amidst the many sources of info here are three. The first video from Trunews is from 22 December 2020, a good start to give you the overall background to the event concerning the fainting health worker. Watch & read all links and draw your own conclusions. EWR_____________________________________________________________________ Click […]

Tennessee: Hungry Negroid Opens Fire in KFC for Receiving Wrong Order

More confirmation that negroes carry significant genes which contribute to extremely low levels of emotional impulse control. Newsweek: Police are hunting a man who allegedly fired shots into a KFC drive-thru in Tennessee after being given the wrong order. Detectives said a man in a grey freightliner semi-truck pulled up at the fast food outlet […]

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies, which could revoke right to vote

Political protesters might soon lose their right to vote in Tennessee. Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill that increases certain penalties related to political protests to a felony and if convicted, automatically strips a person’s right to vote. With more than 420,000 residents disenfranchised because of prior felony convictions, Tennessee is one of many states […]

Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Bill Making Some Acts Of Protest Felonies

Above photo: Protest at the state Capitol in Nashville on June 4, 2020 over the death of George Floyd by Mark Humphrey, Associated Press. The Tennessee legislature passed a sweeping proposal on Wednesday that would increase penalties against some protesters who have camped outside the statehouse in Nashville for months demanding racial justice and an end […]

Semi truck, nearly $1 million in cancer drugs stolen at Tennessee truck stop

GILES COUNTY, Tenn.–The Giles County Sheriff’s Office reports nearly $1 million of cancer drugs were stolen with a semi truck on Thursday. The department says deputies responded to the Pilot Truck Stop at 9211 Lewisburg Highway after the driver reported he stopped to fuel up but when he exited the store his […]

Bill banning smoking in cars fails in Tennessee Senate

     A bill that would have barred adults in Tennessee from smoking in a vehicle with children appears dead for the year after lawmakers voiced concerns that it gave the government too much power over citizen freedoms. The measure failed to clear the Senate Wednesday. The bill was sponsored by Knoxville Republican Sen. Richard Briggs. […]

Tennessee Files Historic Legislation; Throws NSA Facility Out of State

As eight states have introduced legislation to keep the NSA out of their borders, Tennessee’s newly introduced legislation packs the strongest punch yet. The bill is known as the “Tennessee Fourth Amendment Protection Act”. State Senator Stacey Campfield (R) and State Representative Andy Holt (R) are the Senate and House sponsors. The bill was drafted […]

Tennessee Police Chief Fired Again Less Than Two Months After Being Reinstated

Lebanon police chief Scott Bowen. LEBANON, Tenn. – Lebanon police chief Scott Bowen was fired from his job as police chief less than two months after being reinstated to his position by Chancellor C.K. Smith. Bowen was called to a pre-action disciplinary hearing with Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash on Jan. 11. Ash gave Bowen a […]

Neo-Nazi Coalition Rallies In Tennessee Amid Pushback

Above Photo: White nationalists attend a rally in Shelbyville, Tennessee {Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP] Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. A rally staged by a coalition of neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups in Tennessee on Saturday met […]

Tennessee Titans Player Has One Word For Fans Threatening To Boycott NFL: ‘Bye’

The NFL’s Tennessee Titans tight-end Delanie Walker has a one-word response for NFL fans who want to boycott the league, furious at the national anthem protests conducted by NFL players: “Bye.” The Titans skipped the national anthem altogether before their game with the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday; the Titans and the Seahawks stayed in the […]

1 dead, 6 injured at ‘mass casualty incident’ at Tennessee church, shooter in custody

It’s understood the shooting occurred shortly after 11 a.m, according to local reports. Metro Nashville Police Department said one woman was shot dead in the parking lot, and six other “innocents” were shot, while another was pistol whipped. The gunman has also been hospitalized for his injuries.   […]

Tennessee Cops Sued For Three Hour Torture Of Suspect

Above Photo: The taser shocks by deputies were recorded by an overhead surveillance video camera and by a camera on the taser itself. (Photo: Surveillance footage photo) Three Cheatham County Sheriff’s deputies have been placed on administrative leave after a Pegram teen filed suit in federal court accusing them of using excessive force while he was being […]

Tennessee Counties Sue Opioid Makers Using Local “Crack Tax” Law

Drugs from a Pharmacy Health Shop (Photo via epSos .de/flickr) The US opioid epidemic has continued to worsen in 2017 as super-powerful synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil taint the nation’s heroin supply. While the FBI’s final tally has yet to arrive, preliminary data suggest that overdose deaths last year eclipsed the 50,000 recorded nationally […]

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