NEW: Despite a decision earlier this week that would have closed Nashville’s emergency warming shelters for the winter, Mayor John Cooper has now ordered the shelters to be fully funded and operational by this winter.
BREAKING: Metro Public Health Department officials today confirmed an adult male is Nashville’s first death in the outbreak of severe pulmonary illness associated with the use of electronic cigarettes. MPHD officials are working closely with the Tennessee Department of Health to investigate the recent death. No additional information about the death is being released.
Benchmark Realty Realtor Miguel Calvo gave home seekers more than they were looking for when he uploaded an unexpected photo to the gallery of a new listing of a Priest Lake Park home. Late Tuesday, a Realtor Miguel Calvo with Benchmark Realty uploaded more than expected to a new home listing he published online. The listing for the $399K Priest Lake Park home on Saxon Mist Drive included 31 photos of the home, the kitchen, the bathrooms, the pool, and of the realtor engaged in a sex act. When reached…
The driver of a stolen 2011 Infiniti sedan and his front seat passenger, identified as Sean Holmes, both died overnight when the car went out of control in a curve on Donelson Pike near Lakeland Drive, ran off the roadway and collided with a tree in a front yard. The driver remains unidentified.
The Board of Nursing has suspended the LPN license of Alicia Rainey, who admitted to diverting pain pills from patient’s medication cards and replacing them with different medications on at least 22 occasions at The Waterford Assisted Living / Memory Care in Hermitage.
The Board of Nursing has agreed to allow RN Alicia Kisselbaugh to return to work on probationary status as of last month, per a disciplinary report released last week. In November, she presented to work as a Neuro ICU nurse with her eyes rolled back in her head, sweaty, with a flushed face, and tested positive for Fentanyl.
Registered Nurse Nicole Harper told the Board of Nursing she withdrew from her monitoring agreement because she “wanted to drink alcohol with friends”, after admitting to diverting injectable narcotics from up to 30 patients at one hospital, and pain pills from another.
The Tennessee Board of Nursing has placed the nursing license of Ethan Levesque on probation status and allowed him to continue working after he admitted to taking Fentanyl and using it while on-duty at the hospital while caring for patients. In a Disciplinary Action Report released this week, details are revealed how Ethan Levesque, a nurse at Skyline Medical Center procured Fentanyl to use while on-duty and taking care of patients. Levesque has been a registered nurse since 2014, licensed in Tennessee. According to the Board of Nursing, on December…
The Tennessee Board of Nursing has disciplined Misty Hoke (LPN) for diverting pain medications from patients at Vantage Point Assisted Living in Ashland City, TN, and being high on the diverted drugs while being the Assistant Executive Directory of the facility.
If you find yourself charged with misdemeanor simple drug possession at Bonnaroo, ‘420’ may be both the issue and the solution, thanks to an East Nashville law firm.