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Titans come to agreed terms with cornerback Perrish Cox

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with cornerback Perrish Cox. Cox said Saturday, March 14 via text message to The Associated Press that he had reached a three-year deal with Tenn. The Titans made it official Monday, March 16, but the team did not release terms of ...

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Two ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape, next two teammates wait to go to trial

NASHVILLE — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 ...

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Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

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Tennessee colleges meet at summit to fight sexual assaults on campuses

NASHVILLE — A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76 schools across Tennessee. Media report the meeting begins Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Tennessee State University and will feature national experts who will offer training on issues like defining consent, prevention ...

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Vanderbilt rape trial continues, videos and text messages shown to jury

NASHVILLE — Sexually explicit videos showing the alleged attack on a female student in a dorm room were played for jurors Monday, Jan. 18 in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players. The video was shot from the cellphone of Brandon Vandenburg during the June 2013 incident, a Nashville ...

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Branches of Tennessee government fight against hunger

NASHVILLE — Officials from all branches of Tennessee government are joining in a campaign against hunger. Members of the Tennessee General Assembly, the governor’s cabinet, the Tennessee Supreme Court and the state’s constitutional officers will help pack about 50,000 meals for food banks across Tennessee on Friday, Jan. 16. The ...

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