Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-30-20)

Man accused of murder in deadly Hermitage shooting

Metro Nashville Police officials arrested and charged 24-year-old Brandon Jenkins murder. He’s accused of murdering of Anthony Goodall on June 30th. Jenkins was arrested in La Vergne Tuesday night. A grand jury returned the indictment. Investigators say Goodall was shot as he walked to a room at the Super 8 Motel on Princeton Place in Hermitage. According to police, there are more arrests to be made.


WILSON CO SCHOOL CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS

Wilson County Schools will be closed the rest of the week and on Monday due to illness. The school district said via social media that the closing is “out of an abundance of caution.” All “Kids Club” activities will also be closed. The school district says that they’ll use the time to clean and disinfect the buildings.


WOMAN DIES AFTER CUMBERLAND CRASH

A woman died after a crash at the bridge over the Cumberland River in Old Hickory last night. The crash happened on the bridge on Old Hickory Boulevard that connects Old Hickory to Madison. Her car went airborne and landed at the foot of the bridges, just before entering the Cumberland River. The woman was sent to TriStar Skyline Medical Center where she died from her injuries. I will have more information on this story as I receive it


USCMA signed into law, considered victory for Trump administration

Yesterday, Donald Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement into law. The deal will replace the 1994 NAFTA agreement and is considered a big win for the White House. The three countries originally approved the deal in 2018, but for more than a year, Democrats refused to approve it without improved labor and environmental standards. The trade deal is expected to generate more trade between the three countries.


2 arrested for alleged involvement in Maury County child sex trafficking ring

Two people were arrested by the Maury County Sheriff’s Office after being accused of sexually exploiting children. They’re looking for more information about Clinton Gransden and Michelle Klen, whose accused of running a child sexual exploitation ring. Investigators believe that several children in Middle Tennessee were exploited by Gransden and Klen. Some of the victims have yet to be identified. Gransden and Klen remain in the Maury County Jail.

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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…