10:00 PM Oct 1, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Dr. James Crowe Jr. (right) looks on as graduate student Andrew Flyak adjusts equipment in the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center used in the production of anti-Ebola antibodies.
Vanderbilt University researchers have partnered with Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. to develop new human antibody therapies for people exposed to the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses.
3:35 PM Sep 30, 2014
Timothy Flanagan, 33, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Nashville for his role in the April 30, 2012 cross burning in front of an interracial family’s home in Minor Hill, the Department of Justice announced.
2:01 PM Sep 30, 2014
A federal jury found Brice N. Marchbanks, 32, of Nashville, guilty Monday of multiple drug trafficking and firearms offenses, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
8:00 PM Sep 25, 2014
As the debate over immigration policy continues in Tennessee and across the nation, Nashville continues to move ahead with its own efforts to engage and empower immigrants who call the city home.
10:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February.
4:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
(Photo courtesy of M. Kuhlman) Booster seats can reduce injuries during a car crash by 45 percent, but a new survey finds 90 percent of parents move their children to seat belts before they’re big enough.
NASHVILLE – Children often want to act like grownups, but experts said having children ride in cars the way mom and dad do is something that should be put off for as long as possible.
7:30 PM Sep 23, 2014
Caroline Hendrick was crowned Fairest of the Fair at the Tennessee State Fair pageant Sept. 13 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.
Caroline Hendrick was crowned Fairest of the Fair at the Tennessee State Fair pageant Sept. 13 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.
4:44 PM Sep 21, 2014
(Sam Riche/MCT) Rob Bironas
Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas was killed late Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash in the 800 block of Battery Lane in Nashville.
4:00 PM Sep 21, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Carrie Underwood) Carrie Underwood is pictured with her dog, Ace.
After a show in Indianapolis, Carrie Underwood walked off stage and straight to her dressing room, where she had left her beloved rat terrier, Ace. But when she opened the door, Ace wasn’t there … or so she thought.
5:00 PM Sep 20, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Images Money • Flickr) New research shows states that have expanded Medicaid are seeing a surge in the number of parents with health insurance, compared to little change in uninsured rates in states like Tennessee that have not opted for expansion.
NASHVILLE – When it comes to parents who have health insurance, there is a growing gap among the states – with a stark difference in coverage trends between those that have expanded Medicaid and those that have not.
3:00 PM Sep 19, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam announced the completion of the Employment First Task Force report that outlines the steps the task force would take to expand integrated, competitive employment for people with disabilities, as well as progress the group has already made.
5:00 PM Sep 18, 2014
NASHVILLE – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus.
1:31 PM Sep 18, 2014
U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger sentenced Kevin S. Kolb, 44, of Fairview, to 25 years in prison Wednesday for five counts of production of child pornography, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
10:00 PM Sep 17, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Antti T. Nissinen • Flickr) Tennesseans are encouraged to roll up their sleeves this summer to give blood. Blood donations typically fall off during summer months as people are busy with outdoor activities and vacations, but the need for blood remains constant.
NASHVILLE – The summer may be winding down, but the need for blood donors in Tennessee is up.
9:00 PM Sep 17, 2014
With school now in full swing throughout the country, students will be coming home with homework and roaming the halls with heavy backpacks. Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt warn parents that backpacks filled with heavy books can cause painful strains, sprains and problems with posture.
8:43 AM Sep 17, 2014
U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger sentenced Rennie W. Wells, 74, most recently living in the Philippines, to 78 months in prison for abusive sexual contact with a minor, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
10:00 PM Sep 14, 2014
NASHVILLE – Miranda Lambert tops the list of final nominees for the 48th annual CMA Awards with nine nominations, matching the record she set in 2010 – the most for any female artist in the history of the CMA Awards.