Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-22-19)

Nashville man convicted for starting multiple fires

William Spencer Warner has been convicted for setting fires in Nashville. He was first arrested in June of 2017. After he was interviewed, he was turned over to federal authorities for terroristic threats. In January of this year, Warner set fire to the former Haddox Pharmacy in the 1500 block of Charlotte Pike. He pleaded guilty to two counts of arson.


Warren challenges Biden in bid for black wom

Sen. Elizabeth Warren made a pitch to black women in a much-hyped speech  on Thursday night as she tries to tear into former Vice President Joe Biden’s durability with black voters. Black women, the Democratic Party’s most loyal voting bloc, led every part of the program with the exception of Warren herself. Other campaigns are also trying to crack Biden’s lead with black voters. Warren’s speech came after two of her opponents — Mayor Pete Buttigieg  and Sen. Bernie Sanders— visited the historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta this week.


Three men charged after Clarksville police discover check fraud equipment

Police have  charged three men after equipment, material, and software were discovered for creating fraudulent checks. Dajhaye Noel and Isaiah Craig were booked into Montgomery County Jail and charged with criminal simulation, simple possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and criminal conspiracy. Their bond is set at $34,000. Javier Noel was charged with criminal simulation, simple possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia, criminal conspiracy and fugitive from justice. His bond is set at $284,000. None of the men are Clarksville residents.


36 students sent to the nurse after pepper spray incident at Donelson M.S.

Metro Nashville Public Schools confirms 36 students at Donelson Middle School were sent to the nurse on Wednesday after an incident involving pepper spray. While some reported coughing and/or difficulty breathing, the students were checked out by the school nurse. MNPS says parents were notified, and there were no serious injuries.


TARIYAH SLEDGE FUNERAL SERVICES

The Service of Love for Tariyah Sledge, the 12 year old JFK Student who passed away this weekend are as follows:

This Saturday November 23

Visitation from 6pm-7pm

Funeral at 7pm

New Season Church 1900 South Hamilton

Nashville, TN 37218

Dwayne Lewis

Funeral Home – Terrell Broady Funeral Home

Colors are Rose Gold, Plush Pink and White

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-11-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-11-19)

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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…