Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (09-19-19)

 

Arrests made at GM plant in Spring Hill as strike continues

Sheriff’s officials arrested protesters at the General Motors plant in Spring Hill as the United Automobile Workers strike continues. Nearly 50,000 workers nationwide went on strike at midnight Monday after contract negotiations broke down between GM and the UAW. On Wednesday, the Maury County Sheriff’s office arrested several people on site. The three-day strike has already started to affect production in other countries. GM has placed about 1,200 workers on temporary layoff at a Canadian factory that makes pickup trucks.


TRUMP NAMES NEW NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR

Donald Trump has chosen Robert O’Brien to replace John Bolton as National Security Advisor, who  resigned or was fired last week. Robert O’Brien is a State Department official who worked as the Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs. Trump announced his selection in a tweet saying, “I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Advisor. I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great job!”


Two Nashville teens arrested in connection to shooting that left one dead, one injured

Metro Police charged two Nashville teens that left one man dead and a woman injured. Police responded to a shooting callyesterday in the 100 – block of Gallatin Pike N. 18-year-old Josue Mojica and a 16-year-old male went to the parking lot with the intentions of robbing Eric Jauregui. The two charged were planning on robbing Jauregui of his marijuana and gun. Jauregui was rushed to Skyline Medical Center where he later died. The two teens have been charged with criminal homicide.


Three arrested for beating homeless man to death in June

Three Murfreesboro men have been arrested on a second-degree murder indictment after fatally punching and kicking a 30-year-old man in June. 20-year-olds Briston Reed, Christopher Lawless and Austin Peralta punched and kicked Nicolas Christian on June 22 near 2nd Avenue and Commerce Street in downtown Nashville. Police say Christian was a homeless man. All three have a court hearing set for Sept. 25.


MTSU student arrested for having AR-15 on campus

Police say a MTSU student was arrested after a social media video showed an AR-15 on campus. According to the student run newspaper, , Shady Mankariou was arrested  for possession of a weapon on campus. Police say a Snapchat video had been sent to Middle Tennessee Police Department showing two men driving  near the Student Union with an AR-15 in the lap of the passenger. During the investigation police were able to determine the AR-15 belonged Mankarious who was arrested and charged. A second student, who was in the video was not charged.

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Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon

Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon

Cumulus Media Nashville to Broadcast “Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon” One-Day Fundraiser to Fight Hunger in the U.S. on Thursday, April 30th Listeners May Donate NOW to the Feeding America Emergency Radiothon at www.RadioCares.org or Text “Feed” to 95819 to Donate.

Homemade Face Mask

Homemade Face Mask

The US Centers for Disease Control now recommends that all Americans wear face masks in public to reduce transmission of COVID-19. If still needing a mask heres an inexpensive way to create one at home. The T-shirt facemask: FacebookTwitterPinterest Photograph: Masks 4 All Start with an old T-shirt, preferably 100% cotton – anything will do, as…

Bill Withers Passes Away at 81

Bill Withers Passes Away at 81

The three time Grammy award Soul singer passed away in his Los Angeles home. Withers wrote and sung a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” His family made a statement to The Associated Press, “We are devastated by the…