Funk Takes Office; Fires 5 Prosecutors

Long-time defense attorney Glenn Funk on Thursday took the oath to become Nashville's District Attorney. Today, he started making changes, dismissing five lawyers from the previous administration: Hugh Ammerman, Sarah Davis, Sarah Beth Myers, Karen Fentress and Earnie Hickerson. Four out of the five fired prosecutors publicly supported Rob McGuire’s bid for the office over Funk, The Tennessean reports. Funk is only the third attorney to hold the Nashville post since 1966, WKRN reports