CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville are investigating who burned a cross in front of a church and why.
Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1mDrMu3 ) the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI. Gill says investigators have no leads initially.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.
According to an affidavit filed by prosecutors in Nashville on Friday, Jimmie Johnson Jr. called the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security three times July 11 and again July 12, leaving profanity-filled voicemail messages.