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 say the 15-year-old had the victim’s credit card and cash in his pocket, and Talley implicated himself in the robbery during an interview. The third suspect, also 15, is charged with robbery. The fourth suspect got away.


3 teens arrested after escaping TrueCore facility near Donelson

Three teens are in custody after Metro police say they escaped from a Juvenile Detention Facility in Nashville. Officers responded to the TrueCore Juvenile Detention Center on Stewarts Ferry Pike last night. Two of the teens were captured a short time later in the 700 block of Stewarts Ferry Pike near the Waffle House after a brief footchase. The third teen was captured near an apartment complex without incident.


George Zimmerman Is Suing Trayvon Martin’s Family, Others for $100 Million

  • George Zimmerman is suing Trayvon Martin’s family and several attorneys for $100 million.
  • He claims they coached a “fake witness” who allegedly provided “false statements to incriminate Zimmerman” at his murder trial.
  • Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Martin after he shot and killed the unarmed 17-year-old in 2012.

Trump says next year’s G7 summit will be at Camp David

Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the next G7 will be hosted at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland. Trump stirred controversy when he announced the meeting would originally be held at his Miami Doral Resort. A few days after, the administration reversed the decision and went back to the drawing board. Trump suggested that the summit would have lots of surprises and the press would be given access.


Girlfriend of teen charged with helping him escape Juvenile Justice Center

The 15-year-old girlfriend of 16-year-old Decorrius Wright was arrested yesterday on charges that she helped Wright’s ability to remain at large between his escape on Nov. 30 and his arrest Tuesday night in Madison. Her charges include criminal responsibility for facilitation of a felony, accessory after the fact of escape, harboring, tampering with evidence, and false reporting (lying) to police. Police are still searching for two other escaped teens, Morris Marsh and Brandon Caruthers. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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