Twenty-nine protesters were arrested on Legislative Plaza before dawn, then released just a few hours later.
According to WKRN-TV, Metro's night court commissioner, Thomas Nelson, released the protesters wihtout charges. Nelson said the state hadn't given the protesters enough time to react to new protest regulations.
Governor Haslam’s Administration announced just yesterday that it was imposing a 10 to six curfew on the Capital grounds where the protesters have been camped out since October 6th.
(AP) A Tennessee jury has convicted a Georgia man on federal firearms charge. Authorities say he was participating in a plot to take over teh Monroe County courthouse.
This morning in Knoxville, a jury convicted Darren Wesley Huff of carrying a firearm with the intent to use it in a civil disorder this morning. They found him not guilty of using a firearm in relation to a second, more serious felony.