The article, "Tennessee detective who preached gay people are 'worthy of death' having cases reviewed for bias", was published by NBC News.
NBC News is a news organization that was founded in 1940 and owned by the Comcast Corporation
The purpose of the article is to inform the public about the pastor/detective, Grayson Fritts, who has said some very threatening things about homosexual people, which is interesting because this month happens to be Gay Pride Month.
The article provides both the point of view of Grayson Fritts, as well as people who oppose him and his ideas, such as Knoxville Sheriff Tom Spangler or 6th District Prosecuting Attorney Charme Allen.
NBC has several other credible articles such as, "Pompeo to meet U.S. commanders amid growing crisis with Iran", "Supreme Court blocks suit over racially gerrymandered districts in Virginia", and "Dolphins along the Gulf Coast are dying at triple the normal rate, scientists say"
Yes, there are quotes and facts that back up the article. - “...personally offensive and reprehensible.” says Charme Allen about Grayson Fritts's comments. - Fritts recently resigned from the police force after 19 years of service.
This story is not exclusive to NBC, however. Other news organizations such as the Washington Post and CNN have also covered this story.