MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A specialist in the School of Computing and Formatics at Lipscomb University is encouraging parents to get involved now in their children’s virtual lives to avoid problems down the road.
Lipscomb’s Finn Breland says these days even very small children are setting up personal accounts on social media websites like Facebook and Instagram. He says it’s absolutely essential that parents educate themselves about these websites.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee couple charged with selling their children to a sex film ring has waived their right to a detention hearing and will remain in custody until the case is completed.
The Citizen-Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/1gpUvFF ) that 40-year-old Connie Sue McCall and her husband, 61-year-old Ronnie Lee McCall bypassed a hearing in Greenville on Tuesday.
A federal grand jury charged the McCalls with selling children for the purpose of creating child porn and other sex-related charges.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —An undocumented immigrant shackled to a hospital bed while she gave birth will get a $490,000 settlement from the city of Nashville. The woman was under arrest at the time following a traffic stop.
The Tennessean reported that the Metro Council approved the agreement yesterday to end the five-year long lawsuit brought by Juana Vilegas.
The case turned the national spotlight on Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall's enforcement of a federal deportation law, which is no longer enforced in the county.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys set a trial date on Wednesday for two former Vanderbilt football players charged with raping an unconscious fellow student.
Brandon Brandenburg of Indio, Calif., and Cory Batey of Nashville are scheduled to stand trial Aug. 11
Two other ex-players, Brandon Banks of Brandywine, Md., and Tip McKenzie of Woodville, Miss. are also charged with rape in the June 23 incident. Their cases were separated from the other two players on Wednesday.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A mid-state research group has released a new study concerning trends in health care that contains both good news and bad news for patients.
HealthLeaders Interstudy is a Nashville based company that conducts health care market research. The group released a report last week that suggests hospitals are moving away from an emphasis on treating as many patients as possible to making sure the patients they do treat get better and stay better.