Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-06-19)

83 marijuana plants seized in Joelton; four arrested

Four people were arrested after Metro police officers found 83 marijuana plants on a property in Joelton. Officers were sent to the property in the 8300 block of Riley Adcock Road after a citizen tip. Brince Woods, 42, Cyndi Green, 26, Wendell Vaughn, 23 and Cory Wair, 19 were each charged for possessing marijuana plants. Woods was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Detectives seized 31 marijuana plants from the barn on the property and 52 marijuana plants that were stuffed in the back of a van. Metro police said the plants were grown elsewhere and then brought to the property.


1 dead in industrial accident at Nashville moving company

Authorities confirm one person has died in an industrial accident at a Nashville moving company. Yesterday crews were called to Alexander’s Mobility Services on Cockrill Bend Boulevard.A  Spokesman confirmed the person died on scene. The circumstances surrounding the incident were not known. Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified of the workplace fatality on Tuesday.


TBI Most Wanted: Man wanted for 2 counts of first degree murder could be in Nashville area

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to their Most Wanted list. Douglas Talley’s name appeared on the list last night, and investigators believe he may be in the Nashville area. Talley is wanted by Paris Police and the TBI for two counts of first degree murder. Talley is 51-years-old A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to his arrest. Call 1-800-TBI-FIND if you see him.


Suspect arrested in connection with murder at north Nashville motel

A murder suspect has been arrested in connection with a murder last month at a Nashville motel. 28 year old Lakeisha Ann Congoyesterday by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force on Seventh Avenue North. Police said Sherri Assele was shot and killed Sunday afternoon at the Days Inn on Brick Church Pike.


Impeachment Reversal: Diplomat Now Acknowledges Quid Pro Quo

  • Trump-appointed ambassador Gordon Sondland submitted a three-page addendum to his sworn testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
  • Sondland says he now recalls that military assistance to Ukraine was withheld until the country’s new president issued a statement about fighting corruption as Trump wanted.
  • Sondland said he did not recall such an arrangement when he testified in October, but his memory was refreshed by other witness statements. 
  • The White House called the impeachment inquiry “illegitimate,” and President Trump has denied any wrongdoing.

 

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

MNPS teacher placed on leave for homework about the n-word An English teacher with Metro Nashville Public Schools has been placed on leave pending a disciplinary review for  homework in question  assigned to 30 students at Cane Ridge High School in Antioch.  The assignment was for them to write a one-page paper on the derogatory term…

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

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

Community Oversight Board Executive Director resigns William Weeden, the director of Nashville’s Community Oversight Board resigned Monday. Weeden stepped down from his after months of clashes between the board and Metro Police. The board confirmed Weeden’s decision but didn’t clarify his reasoning. It is unclear who will take over as the COB’s Executive Director. 3 People Shot &…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Found Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone was convicted of seven crimes on Friday, including witness tampering and lying to Congress. Stone is the sixth Trump aide to be convicted of charges brought as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Trump tweeted that the…