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Kim Kardashian West Makes Plea To Nashville Landlords After Matthew Charles Denied Again

Remember Matthew Charles, the man granted early release after serving more than 2 decades behind bars and Kim K is paying 5 years of his rent? Well he was denied a lease application Friday for the second time after finding a two-bedroom home in West Nashville.  Charles says the landlord denied him because of his lack of credit and criminal record.

Kim Kardashian West tweeted about it Friday evening saying Nashville is not willing to give this man a place even with her paying 5 years of rent. She said if anyone is willing to give him a place. Serious inquiries only.


WOMAN ROBBED IN BUMP AND ROB SCHEME

A 70-year-old victim was driving near Eastland Avenue and North 16th Street when she was hit by the driver of a blue sedan in an apparent bump and rob incident. The woman said the suspects’ vehicle hit her car so hard, she got whiplash. While she was speaking with the driver, another person stole over $2600 worth of belongings from her. 18 year old Brandon Partee and 26 year old Bishun McKinley both face burglary and theft charges.


ATV DIRTBIKE Street Takeover

Yesterday was the second day in a row that police have attempted to control the off-road vehicles that are driving through Nashville causing havoc but have struggled to do so.  One of the ATV’s fell on top of another car. The driver of that ATV ran and jumped on the back of another ATV and they kept going. An officer was dragged down Broadway in an attempt to stop one of the 4 wheelers.  The search is on for the suspect who struck MNPD Sgt. John Bourque on Saturday. But making roads unsafe for others isn’t the only problem these drivers are causing in the city. Mayor David Briley gave a statement regarding the ATVs in the city and the incident with Sgt. Bourque and said the safety of our police is a top concern for him and he is monitoring the situation closely.


Police Investigating Shooting That Led To Fatal Collision

Quinzell Pannell Jr. 23, was driving his Range Rover when he crashed into a utility pole at 17th Avenue North at Hayes Street. Witnesses say they heard a loud ‘pop’ as the vehicle passed by them and then crashed. Evidence shows that the gun was fired inside the car Pannell died at the scene. Two male passengers have been interviewed about what occurred. The investigation is ongoing.


BELMONT GETS AT LARGE BID TO THE BIG DANCE

The 26-5 Bruins earned a date with Temple in Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday night in one of the annual “First Four” games. The winner plays 6th seeded Maryland Thursday in Jacksonville, Florida. The Bruins won the OVC regular season championship but fell to Murray State in the conference tournament final giving the Racers the league’s automatic bid and leaving the Bruins at the mercy of the selection committee.

Famed bracketologist Joe Lunardi had the Bruins listed as one of the first four out of the tournament,  but the Bruins got the invite and get another chance to earn their first-ever NCAA tournament win. The Bruins 26 wins this season included two over rival Lipscomb, one at UCLA and another over Murray State.

 

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (04-19-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (04-19-19)

Rep. Harold Love passes bill to help schools take care of students with early childhood trauma A bill was passed today in the State House that is meant to help teachers and schools in Tennessee properly take care of students who have suffered traumatic events in their childhood. The bill was passed by Representative Harold Love,…