Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (02/10/20)

WOMAN CHARGED FOR HITTING POLICE WITH CAR

Mount Juliet Police arrested a woman in the Providence Market Place area Saturday night. According to authorities, Reba Harris, 61, reversed and struck a patrol SUV with her car. She also attempted to resist officers. Police said an officer originally attempted to stop Harris for driving without headlights and suspicion of driving under the influence. Harris was charged with Driving Under the Influence, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, Evading Arrest, Resisting Arrest, Vandalism, Reckless Endangerment, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Man arrested for carrying luggage with nearly 70 pounds of marijuana at Nashville Airport

A man was arrested for carrying luggage with nearly 70 pounds of marijuana at Nashville Airport from a flight out of San Jose. A K9 with Nashville Airport Police indicated two large, black suitcases, both of which had tags belonging to Dnedric Kelly. Kelly is charged with felony drug possession, and is being held on a $75,000 bond.


78-year-old woman carjacked in her own driveway

An elderly grandmother was carjacked in broad daylight, in her own driveway. On Saturday Shirley went out to her driveway on Monticello Avenue in Madison to get items out of her car. That’s when she says a young man approached her from behind, held a box cutter to her face and threatened her. “I said please, please son, don’t do this,” said Shirley. 78-year-old Shirley is a two time cancer survivor. She doesn’t scare easily, but is still shaken up today. Shirley says the man threw her to the ground before driving off with her car. They hope the person responsible is caught before he tries to hurt someone else. Shirley reported the incident to Goodlettsville police. She is asking the community to be on the lookout for a 2013 Black Chevy Impala, with a US flag sticker and a Jesus sticker on the back. It has a Tennessee license plate is R4870A. If you see it, or have any information call police.


BUTTIGIEG WINS IOWA

The Iowa Democratic Party on Sunday finally announced the winner of last week’s Iowa caucuses. Mayor Pete Buttigieg got the biggest delegate count, narrowly topping Senator Bernie Sanders. According to the Democratic Party, Buttigieg got 14 delegates, while Sanders got 12 delegates. In third was Senator Elizabeth Warren with eight delegates, former Vice President Joe Biden with six, and Senator Amy Klobuchar with one.


Heavy rain, flooding concerns for work-week

Get ready for a soggy work-week, as waves of heavy rainfall will move across the Mid-State. A Flood Watch will go into effect this morning through Midday Tuesday. A strong cold front will move through Wednesday bringing more heavy rain and a few thunderstorms. In total we could pick up on 2-4″ of rain through Thursday.

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ACTOR FOR MJ BIOPIC CHOSEN

ACTOR FOR MJ BIOPIC CHOSEN

Michael Jackson’s upcoming biopic will star his nephew. Jaafar Jackson will portray his late uncle.Director Antoine Fuqua announced the news on Monday. Jaafar is the son of Jermaine Jackson.Filming on Michael will begin this year.

EDDIE MURPHY AND SHREK

EDDIE MURPHY AND SHREK

Eddie Murphy wants more adventures with Shrek.During a recent interview, Murphy said, “I’d absolutely be open if they ever came with another Shrek, I’d do it in two seconds. I love Donkey.”Murphy then talked about the Puss N Boots franchise from Shrek. He said, “You know, they did Puss in Boots movies. I was like,…

CHARGES DROPPED IN R KELLY CASE

CHARGES DROPPED IN R KELLY CASE

Monday, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said her office would be dropping ten sex-abuse charges against disgraced singer R. Kelly following his two federal court convictions and multi-decade prison sentence that should guarantee he won’t see the light of day. Kelly, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, is already serving a 30-year prison sentence on charges…

Aaliyah’s Induction To The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Aaliyah’s Induction To The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

More than 20 years after her tragic death, Aaliyah’s presence and influence is still being felt throughout the world of music, fashion, film and pop culture. As Aaliyah once stated in her 2001 episode of MTV Diary, she wanted to be remembered as a full-on entertainer and someone who did it all; which is exactly what…