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 & Killed Outside Oklahoma Walmart, Including Gunman

  • Two men and one woman were killed in a shooting at a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma, on Monday morning.
  • Several news outlets report that police have said the gunman is among the dead, and that all three of the deceased knew each other.
  • Duncan is located about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City.

Man dies after shooting outside Nashville bar; police investigating

Police have identified 23 year old Dontae Easly as the man who died following a shooting outside of the Last Hole Bar on Jefferson Street. Easley was shot multiple times and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he died. The motive for the shooting remains unclear. Police said the investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.


Chief justice orders delay in House fight for Trump records

Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for Donald Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out how to handle the dispute. Roberts’ order Monday contains no hint about what the court ultimately will do. The court’s hold could last a matter of days or weeks, if the court is willing to let an appeals court ruling in favor of the House remain in place without granting full review of the case. But the delay could extend for months if the justices decide they need to hear arguments and issue a written opinion.


Police: Mother shot into vehicle where her young son was sitting

34-year-old Sherika Skelton was arrested after firing into a vehicle in which the father of her children and her three-year-old son were sitting. The incident happened  at a Mapco on Charlotte Pike.Skelton said they were arguing when he pushed her. He then pulled over in the Mapco and police say she fired multiple shots. She’s been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and reckless endangerment and was held on a $75,000 bond.

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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…