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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# tennessee

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# tyre nichols
Biden calls for calm after five police officers charged with beating black man to death
Tyre Nichols died in hospital after he was stopped on 7 January for what the Memphis Police Department said was reckless driving.
29-year-old Tyre Nichols died in hospital after he was stopped for what the Memphis Police Department said was reckless driving.
Family lawyers said police 'brutalised him to the point of being unrecognisable'.
Video footage of the arrest is to be published today
Five US officers charged with murder over beating of black man following traffic stop
Last year
2022
# USA
Chaotic shooting incident in Tennessee leaves three dead
The wounded included at least one juvenile, police said.
All time
# tennessee
Search underway for gunman after fatal shooting of Memphis rapper Young Dolph
The rapper had survived a number of previous shootings.
# United States
One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.
# Humpreys County
Dozens still missing after floods surge through Tennessee
Historic storms dumped as much as 38cm of rain in one day.
# knoxville
One person dies following shooting at high school in Tennessee
Another person has been detained for further investigation.
# tennessee
Suspect in Nashville explosion died in blast, officials say
Authorities have named the suspect in the explosion case.
# tennessee
Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US
The Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management said that a parked vehicle exploded and damaged several buildings.
# here you come again
Dolly Parton donates $1 million to coronavirus research
The 74-year-old is also working with her children’s charity to read a children’s book on YouTube every Thursday for 10 weeks.
# US
At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee
Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.
# Nicholas Sutton
Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution
Nicholas Sutton’s defenders said he had been a model prisoner for more than 30 years.
# You can't be Sirius
US Catholic school removes Harry Potter books from its library following consultation with exorcists
The school’s priest said the books could be used to ‘conjure evil spirits’.
# frustrating
McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis
Entering the day with a with a one-shot lead, the Holywood golfer couldn’t build on Saturday’s round of 62.
# tennessee
Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.
# Death Row
Man put to death by electric chair in Tennessee after last minute appeal denied
Zagorski was sentenced to death for the 1983 murders of two men.
# Bad Blood
Taylor Swift breaks political silence to endorse Democrats
The US midterm elections are taking place next month.
# Dispute
One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre
Police said the shooting appeared to be the result of an ongoing dispute between two males.
# nashville
Waffle House shooting: Suspected gunman arrested
The 29-year-old was captured following an expansive manhunt.
# tennessee
'It was life or death': Man who grabbed gun from shooter in restaurant says he's no hero
James Shaw wrestled with the gunman who killed four in a Tennessee diner.
# nashville
Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee
Police are searching for the gunman.
# nashville
Mass shooting at Tennessee church leaves one woman dead and seven others injured
Police say the gunman has been captured.
# memphis
Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content
The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.
# Jason Corbett
'Why didn't they stop? That's malice': Jury hears closing arguments in Corbett murder trial
The prosecution and defence began their closing arguments yesterday, before the jury starts its deliberations.
# JAMES K Polk
'Mortifying': Descendents of 11th President aren't happy about plan to dig him up (again)
Some politicians want to move Polk’s body to what would be its fourth resting place in 170 years.
# Chattanooga
Six primary school students killed in Tennessee bus crash
The driver of the bus has been arrested.
# tennessee
Six-year-old girl critically injured in Ferris wheel accident in US
The accident left the girl with a traumatic brain injury.
# tennessee
Mother charged after four children are stabbed to death in Memphis
“It’s just a very sad day. It’s really beyond words, quite frankly.”
# CUSTODY BATTLE
'All I want to do is hug him': Man tells of heartbreak after son vanished while on holiday with mother
John Hopkins searched for his son Cody for three years, only finding him when his wife died.
# tennessee
12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead
Jajuan Hubert Latham died on Saturday.
# long journey home
Baby Zoe Ireland Drake has made it home to the US after successful crowdfunding campaign
Zoe Ireland was born in Dublin after her US bound flight was diverted here when her mother’s waters broke prematurely
# Good Idea
Woman spends savings on Powerball tickets, sets up GoFundMe to get money back
She made about €740 before the page was shut down.
# tennessee
Boy (11) held for shooting dead 8-year-old girl in row over puppy
The boy has been charged with first degree murder.
# USA
This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him
American Todd Nickerson claims that the key to helping him, and others like him, is understanding not condemnation.
# tennessee
US police kill man attacking cinema-goers with a hatchet during Mad Max
The incident took place around 7.40 pm Irish time in a suburb of Nashville.
# tennessee
Man who shot and killed 4 marines has been described as a 'friendly, funny, kind' person
Police today are trying to establish the 24-year-old man’s motive for attacking military offices.
# crowd pleaser
Passengers get stuck on runway, so airline orders pizza for everyone
Your move, Ryanair…
# Dilemma
Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus
He was charged with possession of drugs.
# Car Crash
Woman wakes from five month coma to find out she has given birth
Shairista Giles was in a car that slammed into a concrete barrier when the driver dozed off.
# dark ages
A little girl wasn't allowed attend her friend's birthday party - because the friend was black
The depressing incident happened in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee.
# helpful chaps
Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket
The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.