NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America wants to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claims female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.

Three women have accused the company of violating their rights by forcing them to expose their genitals to guards. One of the women says her children witnessed the search.

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer who was fatally shot responding to a dispute between a father and son in eastern Tennessee had been wearing a bullet-proof vest, but he was struck in the neck.

Authorities say Marysville Police Officer Kenny Moats was killed Thursday while responding to the second domestic disturbance call of the day at the home.

The Blount County Sheriff's office says Moats and a deputy were able to get the father to safety and were taking cover behind their vehicles when the son opened fire from the garage, striking Moats from about 70 yards away.

Updates: Police ask for your help identifying body

Aug 25, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  There are new details available regarding the discovery Monday of bodies in two mid-state locations.

WTVF-TV reports the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of a woman whose body was found Monday night in a field off of Cross Keys Road in the Bethesda Area.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying that woman. YOu can see that sketch here, along  with a rendering of a tattoo found on the body.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a spike in on-the-job fatalities last month is "alarming."

TOSHA administrator Steve Hawkins tells WPLN-FM ( ) four of the 10 deaths in July were on construction sites. Most of the construction workers died because of a fall, and their deaths were likely preventable.

Usually, most workplace deaths in Tennessee occur in the manufacturing sector.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in Memphis in the death of a 19-year-old last year on the Tennessee State University campus.

Nashville police say 20-year-old Robert Tunstall was taken into custody Tuesday in Memphis, and 20-year-old Christopher Gatewood was arrested Friday in Memphis.

A Davidson County grand jury indicted Gatewood and Tunstall on charges of first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault, weapons violations and reckless endangerment.