Crime and Law Enforcement

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NASVHILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  -- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slattery on Wednesday condemned last week’s attack on the U.S Capitol Building and vowed that mob violence would not go “unchecked.”

Slattery is one of 48 state AG’s to sign a letter pledging their support to U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen as he leads the investigation of the riot.

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NASVHILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  --  Nashville Police on Tuesday arrested a second suspect in connection with the early December shooting death of a Nashville nurse on I-440.

Authorities said in a social media post that 28-year-old James Cowan was captured at an Antioch apartment complex late Tuesday night.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Tennessee say FBI agents have searched the homes and offices of several state lawmakers.

 

U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman David Boling confirmed the searches on Friday included the homes of former GOP House Speaker Glen Casada and state Rep. Robin Smith.

 

Boling declined to provide further information regarding the nature of the searches and how many lawmakers were involved. A spokesman for the FBI referred all questions to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  --  Metro Police have asked for the public’s help locating a second suspect in the shooting death of Nashville nurse on I-440 last month.

Caitlyn Kaufman was shot and killed as she drove to work early on December third.

Twenty-one-year-old Devaunte Hill was arrested one week later in connection with the case. Police say he implicated himself in Kaufman’s murder. He’s been charged with criminal homicide.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Documents obtained by The Associated Press show officers visited Anthony Warner’s home in 2019 after his girlfriend told them he was building bombs in a RV trailer at his house.

 

A Metropolitan Nashville Police Department report shows officers went to Warner's home on Aug. 21, 2019.

 

The report says Pamela Perry told them Warner was building bombs. Her attorney also told officers Warner “frequently talks about the military and bomb making."

 

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