NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, has died. He was 86.
His son, John M. Seigenthaler, and representatives from Seigenthaler Public Relations say the former editor died Friday at his Nashville home.
In his wide-ranging career, Seigenthaler also served on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Middle Tennessee man with murder 22 years after he beat his infant daughter causing injuries that an autopsy says led to her death last year.
The Daily News Journal reports that 41-year-old Anthony Shannon Lane was charged Monday in the death of Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall, who died last year at age 22.
According to a statement, Rutherford County cold case Detective Sgt. Dan Goodwin and Detective Steve Kohler questioned multiple doctors and other witnesses before presenting the case to the district attorney's office.