TOP 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW TODAY (3-4-20)

Erica Gilmore elected Nashville trustee, Jennifer Smith wins criminal court judge

Erica Gilmore overwhelming defeated Parker Toler in the Democratic race for Metro Trustee on Tuesday while incumbent Judge Jennifer Smith kept her criminal court judge seat. Gilmore won Toler in a landslide, 77.5% to 22%. There were no Republicans running, meaning Gilmore will take over the post later this year. Vivian Wilhoite will alsoserve her second term as assessor of property.


President Trump to visit Nashville Friday following deadly tornado

Donald Trump said he will visit Tennessee on Friday after 21 people were killed following devastating tornadoes ripped that through the state.“Our hearts are full of sorrow for the lives that were lost,” said President Trump.


AT LEAST 25 KILLED IN TORNADO/SOME IDENTIFIED

Authorities said 25 people across Middle Tennessee so far have been killed after the tornado struck in the early hours of Tuesday morning. With recovery efforts underway with “many missing,” Governor Bill Lee said there’s a “really good possibility” the fatality count could go up. Many of the victims have not been identified. Two were killed in Nashville. 36 year old Michael Dolfini and 33 year old Albree Sexton were identified yesterday by Metro Police. They had just left Attaboy lounge, where Dolfini worked. Three were killed in Wilson County, Mt. Juliet police confirmed. James and Donna Eaton were killed at their home on Catalpa Drive. 38 year old Brandy Barker of Lebanon was killed at a CEVA warehouse on Athletes Way North while working security. The first identified victim was Carl Frazee, 67, who died in Benton County.


Joe Biden & Bernie Sanders Pull Away From Democratic Field on Super Tuesday

  • Biden and Bernie Sanders pulled away from Democratic challengers Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren on Super Tuesday.
  • Sanders won four primaries, including the biggest prize of California. 
  • Meanwhile, Biden won nine primaries, including an upset in Texas. 
  • Michael Bloomberg, who spent over $500 million, won only in American Samoa. 
  • Elizabeth Warren finished third in her home state of Massachusetts. 
  • The ultimate nominee must claim 1,991 delegates, a majority of the 3,979 pledged delegates available this primary season.

Two dead in double shooting in LaVergne

LaVergne Police are on the scene investigating a deadly double shooting on Mandy Lane. Details about the investigation are extremely limited at this time. Residents are advised to avoid the area, and if you see anything suspicious call 911.

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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…