Cannabis oil activist and Crohn's disease survivor Shona Banda captured video of the moment that she arrived at her home to find police officers and bureaucrats from the Kansas Department for Children and Families searching throughout her front and back yards. Officers on the scene, who at that time lacked a warrant, denied Banda the right to enter her own home, despite the fact that a child in her care needed diabetes medication that was located inside the home. Read The Full Story
4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system Read more: 4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system
Four more Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers — including one recently retired and a supervisor — said the allegations of a DUI arrest quota system in the department are absolutely true, and they dispute the agency administration’s denial.
Other troopers are afraid to speak up, they say, for fear of retaliation by those same THP administrators. A total of six troopers from all across the state have spoken to the Press on the condition of anonymity. Read The Full Story
Nashville's charter school boom has fueled two competing armies of parents, split the Metro school board and dominated debate over public education.
But in Nashville's race for mayor, many candidates haven't taken sides. All have steered clear of openly criticizing charters. And while candidates David Fox and Jeremy Kane have the strongest ties to charter advocates, education reformers haven't publicly united behind one candidate.
Five months out from the August election, the charter question hasn't shaped the Nashville mayoral race as some might have expected. There's still time for that to change, particularly during a likely September runoff when greater contrasts between two candidates could emerge. Read The Full Story