Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-04-19)

Worker killed trying to fix broken down semi on I-24 West

A person was hit and killed on Interstate 24 while trying to repair a semi-truck that had broken down. The hit-and-run crash happened last night just past Old Hickory Boulevard on I-24 West in Whites Creek. They are searching for a Red Volvo semi which is believed to be the vehicle who hit the worker. I will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.


Trump Calls on China to Investigate the Bidens

  • Trump is facing an impeachment investigation for asking Ukraine’s president to investigate Joe Biden and his family
  • He is now saying he wants China to do the same
  • He said he’d consider discussing such a probe with China’s president.
  • Trump hasn’t provided any evidence of the Bidens’ wrongdoing in requesting these probes.

MGM Agrees to Pay Las Vegas Shooting Victims Up to $800 Million

  • MGM has agreed to pay up to $800 million to the victims of the 2017 shooting massacre in Las Vegas.
  • 58 people were killed and many more injured in the worst mass shooting in modern American history.
  • Sniper Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Harvest 91 country music festival from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel.
  • MGM owns Mandalay Bay, and was subsequently sued by several victims and their families.

16-year-old charged in second shooting threat to a Nashville school in two days

A 16-year-old female sophomore was arrested after threatening a shooting at a The Nashville School of the Arts High School. She has been charged with making a false report of an emergency, which is a felony. The student sent a text message warning students that they had 20 minutes to leave the NSA campus or the school would be shot up. She was identified by detectives after they deployed cyber investigative techniques linking back to the number of the cell phone she used. This is the second incident this week involving a shooting threat at a Nashville school.


Check your lottery numbers! Near $1.5M prize ticket sold in Franklin

One Tennessee Lottery player is a lot richer this morning after purchasing a winning ticket in Franklin. The winner matched all six numbers drawn, racking up a $1,497,038 Tennessee Cash jackpot. The winner has not yet claimed the prize.

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-06-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-06-19)

UPS TRUCK CARJACKED – 4 PEOPLE KILLED At least four people were killed in gunfire Thursday in Miramar, Florida, after a UPS driver was carjacked by at least two suspects, who led police on a chase that ended in a shootout. According to Miramar Fire Rescue, there people were killed at the scene while a fourth…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-05-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-05-19)

3 teens face charges after construction worker robbed outside West Nashville home Three teens face charges after a construction worker was robbed Tuesday night outside a West Nashville home.  The robbery was reported at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 5600 block of California Avenue. Dedric Talley, 18, and a 15-year-old are each charged with aggravated robbery. Police…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-04-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-04-19)

Community Activists call for body cameras for Metro Police After three years of delays, frustrated community activists ramp up their push to ensure Metro police officers will have body cameras. Members of five community organizations held a protest outside of Mayor John Cooper’s office last night, speaking out to make sure that the issue of Metro police…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-27-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-27-19)

3 Wrongly Incarcerated Maryland Men Freed After 36 Years in Prison On Monday, three Maryland men wrongly incarcerated for 36 years were freed from prison. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart walked out of prison after their convictions for a 1983 murder were overturned. The three were sentenced to life in prison for allegedly…