Category Archives: Sissy’s Blog

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

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

Suspect charged with criminal homicide in Edgehill shooting Police have identified and charged 26 year old Xavier Holloway Jr with criminal homicide in a shooting that happened in Edgehill last week. Terry C. Smith, 21, was shot and killed Thursday on Edgehill Avenue. Holloway Jr. is still at large and police are searching for him.…MORE

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-17-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-17-19)

MAN AWAITS SENTENCING AFTER TESTIMONY Queshan Brooks is awaiting sentencing and facing consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the January 2018 murders of three people, in which he plead guilty. On Monday emotional testimony was shared. Brooks stepmother, Darnykka Daniel-McCray survied the shooting, but took the stand to represent her daughters, 8-year-old…MORE

Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today (12-13-19)

Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today (12-13-19)

SHOOTING ON I-24 One person has been taken to a Nashville hospital with serious injuries after a shooting on Interstate 24 on Thursday afternoon. The victim was struck by three bullets in the back and leg after a dark two-door Nissan vehicle pulled up next to their car and fired five rounds. The victim was being transported…MORE

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

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

LOCAL MUSIC PRODUCER ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX CHARGES A Williamson County grand jury indicted Samuel Sylvester, 50, with seven counts of statutory rape by an authority figure, seven counts of sexual battery by an authority figure, aggravated sexual battery and two counts of rape of a child. The allegations involve children 12 and 16 years old. Sylvester…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

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…MORE

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-26-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-26-19)

 Man killed in Edgehill shooting Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Edgehill area of Nashville. Officers were called to the 700 block of Alloway Street Monday evening. Officials say a man in his 20s was shot in the chest and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died. Details have not been released but…MORE

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

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…MORE

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-17-20)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-17-20)

Lawsuit: Sumner County Schools allowed repeated sexual assault of 9-year-old Sumner County Schools is facing a lawsuit alleging the district and the board of education failed to protect a 9-year-old girl from repeated sexual assault while at Burrus Elementary School. The federal lawsuit says the young girl “Jane Doe” was sexually assaulted by another student,…