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 (10-21-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-21-19)

Man charged with murder after 17-year-old was shot, killed in his driveway Justin “Tony” Garcia, a LaVergne High School student, was shot and killed at his homeon October 8 on Center Street. Police have arrested Deonte’ Moore and charged him with first-degree murder, unlawful possession of a weapon while committing a felony, and especially aggravated robbery. Moore was previously…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-17-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-17-19)

Man arrested for stabbing two people at motel, police say A man is in custody accused of stabbing two people outside a motel and later hitting one with a car. Police said 47-year-old David Starnes pulled out a knife and cut a man in the face at the Congress Inn.. A woman stepped in to separate the fight,…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-15-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-15-19)

Vigil held for TSU student found shot Sunday Dozens of students came together last night to mourn the loss of 19-year-old Rickey Scott, a freshman at Tennessee State University. Metro police say Scott was found shot inside a room at Watson Hall dormitory around 1 pm Sunday. Detectives believe he may have been shot hours earlier. So far,…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-08-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (10-08-19)

Man found severely injured; police asking for info in what will be a homicide 18 year old Antony Richardson was found in Clarksville with severe injuries, and since he is not expected to survive, police are investigating the incident as a homicide. He was found on Britton Springs Road with “severe injuries.” Officials asked the public for…