Juana Villegas had been in line to get a U-Visa. Two years ago, a federal judge recommended that she qualify for one. It’s a special type of temporary visa for crime victims in the U.S.
Articles by: Bobby Allyn
Advocates of defeating any of the four constitutional amendments on the November ballot are pushing Tennesseans to also cast a vote for governor – any candidate will do. The motivation springs from a state law linking the fate of the amendments to the total votes for governor.
The current system calls for a committee to recommend appeals judges and the governor to appoint them. Voters get an up or down vote every eight years.
Since Alexander’s primary challenger Joe Carr took 41 percent of the Republican vote, Alexander knows that converting his supporters will be important in the election.
Several voters in Putnam County said closely-held religion views brought them to the polls.
According to university officials, one student has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting at Boyd Hall. Authorities are looking for a second suspect.
Right now, the governor has most of the power (through appointment) and Vote Yes on 2 advocates want to keep it that way.
It marked the first time all five candidates appeared on a forum together, and it’s expected to be the first of dozens more to come.
Aubrey Preston, who purchased the property, said: “I don’t think he wanted to sell it. It was an offer almost put forth as a dare. And I just took the dare.”
Just around 6 percent of the city’s annual budget goes to funding sidewalks. But half of that money is used for repairs, not installing new ones.
One way Gordon Ball is attempting to broaden his statewide appeal is adopting at least a few positions shared by Tea Partier Joe Carr.
There are many moving parts that will ultimately decide if Nashville’s first in earnest mass transit project will come to fruition, but whether the city’s next political leader will see the project through is key.
The hallways of Woodland Hills evoke an eerily quiet high school, only there are cages enforcing almost every window.
A BuzzFeed report revealed that Ball borrowed passages whole-cloth from websites of other elected officials.
On Friday night, a group of 13 juvenile delinquents injured a guard and let themselves out of the same Department of Children’s Services facility where 32 teens escaped under a perimeter fence early this month.
His scheduled Oct. 7. execution date has been indefinitely delayed.
Lyft and Uber have maintained that they’re a logistical business, not a taxi business, putting them above local taxi rules. But city officials differ.
Co-owner Jerry Feinstone said bars in 12South, the Gulch and 8th Avenue have gobbled up many of his customers.
Because Middle Tennessee didn’t get caught up in the housing bubble as bad as other places, the crash wasn’t as dramatic, which effects home prices today.
Councilmember Burkley Allen says the city is losing out on a significant amount of tax revenue.