TOP 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW TODAY (02-12-20)

Off-duty La Vergne officer injured in crash

An off-duty La Vergne police officer was injured Tuesday morning in a crash. Officer Felicia Altheide was in her personal vehicle with her son driving on Murfreesboro Road when her vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer. The crash caused her car to run under the trailer. Her son was not hurt. Altheide was taken to the hospital with a head injury.


Man arrested after Madison road rage shooting

A man remains in the Davidson County Jail after police arrested him for allegedly firing a gun during a road rage incident. In the affidavit for Dennis Lee, The victim told police it started on Ellington Parkway as he was getting off at the exit for Briarville Road. David Lee pulled up beside the victim, followed him and fired one bullet. It is unknown what caused Lee’s reaction. He’s facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Any of his prior arrests were drivers license-related issues.


Andrew Yang suspends 2020 presidential campaign

Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz by saying that hewould give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid on Tuesday.

In other news, Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary last night. The victory puts the senator from Vermont in a good position to win the Democratic nomination for president. He was followed by runne-up, Pete Buttigieg.


Two arrested on multiple charges after Sumner County pursuit

Two people were arrested on various charges after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading multiple agencies on a pursuit through Sumner County. The driver,  identified as 32-year-old Jeremy Staten, initially stopped and then fled while the officer was trying to speak to him. Another passenger, 27-year-old Rebecca Loucks, were taken into custody. If you have any information on this case, please  contact the Hendersonville  Crime Stoppers at (615) 573-5400. Tips can also be submitted via text to 274637 (CRIMES) using keyword TIPHPD.


Rutherford County coach indicted for stealing money raised by middle school students

Ryan Trotter, a football and golf coach admitted to stealing over $8,000 that he collected from students and fundraisers between July 2017 and October 2018. According to the Comptroller’s Office, Trotter failed to turn over money to Rock Springs Middle School officials and kept the money for his personal benefit. This included players fees, a football fundraiser and golf player fees. Trotter resigned from Rutherford County Schools on November 30, 2018. He was indicted by a Rutherford County Grand Jury on one count of theft over $2,500.

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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…