A hot mic moment caught WKRN’s Danielle Breezy commenting on Channel 5’s Leland Satom & Bree Smith, including “I don’t think Bree’s that expensive, but I don’t think she’s cheap…. a buck fifty if I had to guess, maybe a little less”.. and the possibility of Nikki-Dee Ray replacing a local meteorologist.
Montgomery County Tennessee Mayor Jim Durrett recently told his constituents that COVID-19 was just a strain of the flu, suggesting the “-19” designation meant this was our 19th time experiencing this, and overall downplaying the impact of the virus, noting that most deaths were in nursing homes. Montgomery County has 6 confirmed Cases of Coronavirus, as of Tuesday.
Ten years after the death of her 4-month-old daughter, a Nashville mother now admits that she lied to police on the day of the girl’s death in June 2010, destroyed evidence and staged the scene to cover up her crime of murder. She says she suffocated her with a plastic bag for disrupting her life.
28-year-old Masi Kingston is now the second person arrested and charged in the December assault of a car lot employee. Police say he and his boyfriend, Mandrekus North, participated in an assault on a car salesman just days before Christmas. After a repossession, unable to handle the confrontation on his own, North left the car lot to come back with Kingston, who is alleged to have pepper-sprayed the victim before they both fled the scene. Kingston was identified via a lineup and is jailed with a hold from Hamblen County, Tennessee.
Nashville Police Chief Anderson today announced that officers are temporarily authorized to serve outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrants to defendants via citations rather than physically arresting them to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Nashville-Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall announced today he has initiated plans to reduce the number of inmates in sheriff’s office custody. Those include the expansion of pre-trial release (PTR) criteria and the elimination of the work-release program. PTR participants are expected to double over the next few days and all work release inmates are being furloughed immediately.
“Officers will be triaging non-emergency and non-violent calls for service where the perpetrator is not present to determine whether a report can be taken via telephone instead of in-person,” Chief Anderson said. Police may not respond to shopliftings under $5,000 if the suspect is no longer present.
18-year-old Cooper Knestrick is free on a $500 bond, after failing to book himself on an outstanding citation, which stated he told police “I think they put a gun in my waistband” after they responded to a robbery call during which Cooper told police he was robbed of his cell phone while buying marijuana.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper will ask that all bars on lower Broadway, and across the city, to close until further notice, and restaurants to operate at half-capacity… NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Mayor John Cooper released the following statement regarding today’s emergency meeting of the Metro Board of Health scheduled for 5:00 PM: “At my request, the Metro Nashville Board of Health will hold a special emergency meeting today at 5 p.m. to take action on a declaration of a public health emergency to address COVID-19. The Metro Public Health Department…
In a statement to Scoop: Nashville, WSMV has confirmed 6 employees have been sent home on a 14-day quarantine after an attendee at a telethon last week tested positive for #COVID19. These six employees may have had contact with the infected individual but are not currently showing any symptoms.