Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-09-19)

 

MNPS Board Members, Employees Clash In Protests Over Director

Amid criticism of the man who leads metro schools, Dr. Shawn Joseph, discussion over his position made for an extremely tense and heated school board meeting. Both supporters and opponents of the Metro Schools Director were asked to show up to the school board meeting to voice their opinions.


Trump Declares “Crisis” at Border in TV Address; Schumer & Pelosi Respond

In his first formal address to the nation from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump painted a picture of a national threat and humanitarian crisis occurring along the US-Mexico border, saying his signature border wall would provide a solution. Here’s a partial rundown of the President’s statements and the context:  President Donald Trump made his case for funding for a border wall on the US-Mexico border during a national address to the nation from the White House Oval Office.


2 Men Accused Of Robbing Hotel Near Brentwood, Sexually Assaulting Clerk

Metro Police have taken two men into custody… Louis Steele is charged with aggravated rape, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault. Tony Gooch is charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.who are accused of robbing a hotel near Brentwood and sexually assaulting two female clerks in their mid 30’s. Officers said two armed suspects entered the Hyatt Place hotel on Summit View Drive near Brentwood on Tuesday just after 3 p.m. demanding money from the register.


R. Kelly Under Criminal Investigation in Georgia After “Surviving R. Kelly”

R. Kelly is at the center of a criminal investigation in connection to the information featured in Lifetime’s new Surviving R. Kelly. Fulton County District Attorney’s Office have been reaching out to several survivors featured in the series, including Asante McGee-who was one of the women who allegedly escaped the R&B singer’s home. Investigators have also allegedly been asking for contact information from others who have lived in Kelly’s former Atlanta home or have direct knowledge of what happened in the home. One of the charges on the table for Kelly is purportedly false imprisonment.  


CAR CRASH VICTIM IDENTIFIED AS NASHVILLE WOMAN AND 5 YEAR OLD  

Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the names of the victims involved in the single vehicle crash on Monday in Robertson County that left two people dead and three others hurt. Mariam Atallia, 29, of Nashville and a five-year-old passenger were killed. A single vehicle crash in Robertson County left two people dead Monday night. The Tennessee Highway Patrol warned Robertson County drivers to use caution in the area of I-65 northbound near mile marker 111 and Horseshoe Road.

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17-YEAR-OLD ROBS 69-YEAR-OLD WOMAN: “GIVE ME THE MONEY, B**CH

17-YEAR-OLD ROBS 69-YEAR-OLD WOMAN: “GIVE ME THE MONEY, B**CH

17-YEAR-OLD ROBS 69-YEAR-OLD WOMAN: “GIVE ME THE MONEY, B**CH!”   Markavious Battle, 17, was arrested Friday night after he struck a 69-year-old woman in the face with his gun and took her wallet, just after 9:20 p.m. in the parking lot of Brentwood Oaks Apartments. The victim had just arrived home and opened her car…

Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam

Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam

  Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam On Thursday afternoon, just two days before the end of his final term, a member of Haslam’s staff called Robert Sherrill and informed him that the Governor had pardoned him. “There is so much I want to do for the city, but the limitations caused…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-21-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-21-19)

  Grand Jury indicts Andrew Delke on First Degree Murder Charges Officer Andrew Delke has been indicted on First Degree Murder Charges in the shooting death of Daniel Hambrick on July 26, 2018. The Grand Jury returned with the charges on Friday and the case will now proceed in the Criminal Court of Davidson County. Delke was…

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville A man has been arrested after smashing out windows of vehicles with a crow bar in the area of Fatherland Street early Thursday morning. Police were dispatched to Fatherland Street near S 11th when it was reported that someone was vandalizing cars. When officers arrived, they located…