Antioch mother shaken after home ransacked while 16-year-old sleeps upstairs
Catherine Ellis of Antioch is thankful for her family’s safety Monday night, after she says a thief kicked in their door and ransacked the house, her 16 year old son upstairs the whole time, locked in his bedroom. While her son slept upstairs the thief/thieves tried to smash a hammer through his door. That’s when he woke up.
SCOOTERS BEING USED TO BREAK INTO CARS
A couple is warning against scooters after one was used to break into their car. They were visiting Nashville from Alabama and staying with their son at the Monroe apartment complex in Germantown. There was surveillance video of the incident and in the video, you can see scooters being used to smash a couple of car windows and breaking into them. The couple says peope are using them as weapons, that’s another reason to question their value.
Holiday Inn Express Employee Becomes Meme for Standing Up to Racist White Woman
- A Holiday Inn Express employee in Texas, became an overnight meme on Monday.
- Craig Brooks recorded himself calmly denying services to a woman who used a slur against him.
- In the clip, Brooks tells the woman she cannot stay at the hotel because “it’s above [him] now.”
- It was later revealed that Brooks had posted a series of tweets about Trans people.
SPIRIT AIRLINES TO BEGIN NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO AND FROM BNA
Spirit Airlines announced plans to begin nonstop, daily service between Nashville International Airport and six popular destinations. Known for its low fares, the airline said Monday they will begin offering flights tosix popular destinations, including New Orleans and Las Vegas beginning October 10th. Spirit Airlines becomes the 15th airline carrier to operate at Nashville International Airport, according to a release.
REPUBLICANS FRUSTRATED AT CASADA’S RESIGNATION PROCESS
A number of Republicans voiced concern on Monday that they are growing increasingly frustrated with House Speaker Glen Casada’s resignation process, and his unwillingness to set a firm date to step down after been embattled in scandal for weeks.
The Williamson County Republican said he would lay out a resignation strategy starting on June 3 after returning home from a two week European vacation. Casada has meetings scheduled with House leadership members through the end of this week. But he has declined to actually set a specific date for his resignation.
Meanwhile, Casada continues to draw a state paycheck for each day he draws out his resignation. Since announce his intentions to resign he has taken home an estimated $2,805.68 taxpayer funded paycheck. He will continue to earn more than $200 for each day he continues to hold his position as Speaker.