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Nashville Officer Trial

Shalina Chatlani / WPLN

The family of a black man who was shot and killed by a white Metro police officer is suing the city for $30 million, according to a complaint filed in federal court Monday. The suit blames the Nashville police for the death, claiming the department is racially biased.

Officer Andrew Delke
George Walker IV / Pool / The Tennessean

Long before Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke stands trial on a murder charge in the 2018 fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick, a tug-of-war is underway to try to shape public perception of the case.

Glenn Funk
George Walker IV / Pool / File / The Tennessean

A Nashville judge has moved to seal police records and evidence related to the murder case against a city police officer.

Officer Andrew Delke
Tony Gonzalez / WPLN

Indicted Nashville police Officer Andrew Delke returned to court Tuesday — and briefly answered a few questions — as attorneys argued over pre-trial matters.

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A Supreme Court decision in the 1980s known as Tennessee v. Garner is back in the public eye. It came up during the court proceedings for Nashville police officer Andrew Delke, who this week pleaded not guilty to  a first-degree murder charge for a fatal shooting in July. 

Shalina Chatlani / WPLN

The murder case against a Nashville police officer entered the criminal court on Wednesday, and already a legal battle has sprung up between prosecutors and the defense.

Nashville court
Tony Gonzalez / WPLN

Two high-profile Nashville murder cases moved forward Wednesday after brief hearings at nearly the same time.

Officer Andrew Delke
George Walker IV / Pool / The Tennessean

A grand jury has indicted Metro Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke with a charge of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick in July 2018. Delke's attorney says the officer will not plead guilty and will fight the charges at trial.

Officer Andrew Delke
George Walker IV / Pool / The Tennessean

This week, Nashville moved a step closer to a seeing a police officer stand trial in a homicide case. If Andrew Delke is convicted, it would be the first time for actions by an on-duty Metro officer.

Glenn Funk
George Walker IV / Pool / File / The Tennessean

A provocative comment made during the preliminary hearing in the homicide case against Nashville Officer Andrew Delke has prompted a heated exchange between the case’s competing attorneys.

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