Nashville police officer alleges city retaliated after she said she was raped by another officer

A Nashville police officer filed a federal discrimination lawsuit Friday against the Metro Nashville government and one of the police department’s commanders. In the lawsuit, Officer Monica Blake alleged that the Metro government and Metro Nashville Police Department Commander Janet Pardue retaliated against Blake for accusing another officer of sexually assaulting her in 2016, and for filing complaints that…

Confederate monument vandalized in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) — A monument dedicated to confederate soldiers from Nashville has been vandalized in Centennial Park. Police Monday morning were alerted to graffiti that had been spray-painted on the monument, and large blots of red paint thrown onto parts of the monument. The monument, dedicated in 1909 to Frank Cheatham Biouvac Number 1, Association…