Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (05-13-19)

 

15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Shooting Death Of Another Teen Inside Antioch Home

A 15-year old boy is charged with reckless homicide after an accidental shooting resulted in the death 16 year old Mina Fawzy at his home in Antioch in the 3800 block of Swan Ridge Drive. Police say the boy mishandled a stolen pistol. Initially, it was reported that Fawzy was handling the gun and accidentally shot himself in the head. But late Friday night, they determined that the younger boy fired the gun. Police have not released his name.


White Teachers Face Backlash After Sending Video of a Noose to the Faculty

Four White teachers are under fire after a posting a controversial photo while holding a noose at Summerwind Elementary School in Palmdale, California. In the photo that has since gone viral, four of the teachers are holding what appears to be a noose, while laughing. The photo was initially emailed to all staff members by the school’s principal. Parents of students who attend the school have reportedly spoken out about race issues at the school in the past. Although about one-third of the students are Black, there are only a few Black teachers at the school.


17-Year-Old Suspect Arrested For Robbing Woman At Gunpoint In Post Office

17-year-old suspect was charged in Juvenile Court with aggravated robbery, accused of robbing a woman inside the Post Office on Lebanon Pike. The victim reported that two young men took her wallet at gunpoint before fleeing on foot. The 17-year-old suspect was located with the assistance of a police helicopter. He surrendered to the canine officer after being found. Detectives are pursuing leads to identify the second suspect.


Experts Say 4-Day Work Week Could Be Good For Nashville Traffic

More companies are moving toward a four-day work week and experts believe if enough jump on board, traffic in Nashville could see the impact. It’s a concept called work flexibility. Whether companies reduce the work week from five to four days, or just allow their employees to work from home, it can lower pollution and reduce congestion.


BOND SET FOR SUSPECT IN MALEAH DAVIS DISAPPEARANCE

26 year old Derion Vence, the  last person to see missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, had his bond set late Saturday. He was taken into custody bond with set at $1 million on a “tampering with evidence, namely a corpse” count. Law enforcement officials have not yet confirmed whether the girl died, but investigators do not think Maleah is still alive. Vence was due to appear in Harris County Probable Cause Court on Saturday night.

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OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK

OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK

  OVER 1000 ROCKS THROWN OFF TRAIN TRACK AT BICENTENNIAL PARK More than 1,000 rocks were thrown from the top of the train trestle at Bicentennial Mall State Park overnight last night. For a second night in a row, park rangers had to clean up rocks they believe were intentionally thrown from the train tracks down…

SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE

SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE

  SUSPECTS WANTED IN DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAVERGNE A 40 year old hispanic man was shot and killed in front of Romas Pizza on Murfreesboro Rd in La Vergne last night, and police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspects. Lavergne Police haven’t release the details behind the shooting, but they say they…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (07-18-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (07-18-19)

  BUTTIJEG HOLDS RALLY IN NASHVILLE Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg held a rally in Nashville at the Canary Ballroom last night, hoping to boost his chances to become the next president. He is the fourth democratic 2020 hopeful to make a stop in the mid-state. Beto O’rourke held an event in Nashville last week. After the rally,…

Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions

Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions

  Metro Officer At The Center Of Internal Investigation Has History Of Disciplinary Actions A Metro Nashville Police officer who was stripped of his police powers after video surfaced of him potentially using excessive force has been in trouble on the job before. Officer Barret Teague’s personnel file contains several complaints, but two internal investigations resulted…