Officer Christopher Valdez has been with the department for four years and was recently honored by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation with a Hitmaker Award for a special act of service in Music City.
More info on Metro Nashville police officer honored with ‘Hitmaker’ tourism award
In this week's Dose of news: ICE detainees, ice hockey and ice skating. Cool.
Well, first, some background: Since 1996, Nashville's Metro government has received revenue from a council ... Nashville continues to ride a tourism boom, cranes cram the skyline and a new building ...
Embarrassing moment police officer chasing a suspect on a bike flips over his handlebars
Dashcam footage captures the moment a hapless police officer riding a bicycle as he chases a suspect flips head-first over his handlebars in spectacular fashion. The unlucky officer can be seen flying ...
Kayakers discover ancient bear skull unearthed by flooding
They took some pictures and shared their find on Facebook, which caught the eyes of the state’s department of wildlife, parks and tourism. The skull is believed to have been preserved in the sands of ...
Dolly Parton, 73, dons chain-covered black catsuit to celebrate 50 years at the Grand Ole Opry
Legendary country crooner Dolly Parton celebrated an eye-popping 50 years of membership at the famed Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on Saturday clad in a chain-covered black ... coiffed her surprisingly ...
JW Marriott Server Honored with ‘Hitmaker Award’ for Service
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — There are more than 31,900 hotel rooms here in Nashville, and in 2019 20 new hotels are opening in Music City. For many of the 16 million tourists who visited last year what ...
Wilson Co. Fair breaks record with 62,000 visitors opening night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a shooting victim was located Wednesday night inside of a residence in North Nashville. Officers responded ... The Country Music ...
17-year-old boy arrested after child thrown from 10th floor of London’s Tate Modern gallery
The Metropolitan Police later allowed visitors to leave. The gallery was closed to visitors following the incident. Security guards at the scene told CNN it was unlikely to be reopened on Sunday. The ...
Metro Nashville police officer honored with 'Hitmaker' tourism award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — As NFL fans and marathon runners flock to Nashville for next weekends big events, the Metro Nashville Police Department ... recently honored by the Nashville Convention and ...
‘No vacancies anywhere’ Nashville Airbnbs in high demand for Draft weekend
Firefighters, officers and chemical specialists were called to the 400 block of Craighead Street near Bransford Avenue around 2 a.m. The emergency response was centered around the Coca-Cola ...
One person killed after shots fired at Tennessee mall
The suspected gunman placed a pistol on a counter and told officers he acted in self defense, police spokesman Don Aaron told the Tennesseean. He was later taken to a Metro Nashville police department ...
20 Nashville newsmakers who died in 2017
A Nashville native, the Most Rev. David R. Choby was the 11th bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville. He was known for his pastoral care and ecumenical work, and was committed to bringing ...
DAY SIX, NIGHT: Protesters gather, police deploy in Ferguson
French said he was among political and religious leaders who spoke to the defiant group, urging its members to honor the curfew ... about 50 St. Louis city police officers stepped out of a Metro bus.