Grindr: Fisk President accused of drugging man after gay hook-up; Placed on leave from university

A Nashville magistrate signed an order of protection against Fisk University President Dr. Kevin Rome, Sr. after a man claimed he met Rome via the gay dating app Grindr and testified Rome had drugged him, threatened to kill him and destroyed his apartment.

Scoop Media Group wins redaction lawsuit against Montgomery County

Chancellor McMillan ruled that the Montgomery County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office must stop the illegal redaction of public information from open records requests. Circuit Court Clerk Cheryl Castle announced her resignation just days after depositions, leaving her elected term unfilled.

Metro Councilman says he’s “not paying” a court-ordered judgment for campaign signs, didn’t even show up for court

Metro Councilman Jonathan refused to show up for a court date after being served and says he’s “not paying” the judgment ordered by the Judge. He’s left a small business owner out over $7,000 for his campaign signs from the last election, despite repeated promises to make it right.

8-year-old suffers broken clavicle after being ‘restrained’ by MNPS teacher – $8K Settlement

Metro Nashville has now settled the claim of an 8-year-old that suffered a broken clavicle (collarbone) after being restrained by an Una Elementary School teacher, for $8,000 with the parent of the child. 

Spot’s Pet Supply owner Chad Baker sued over another dog’s injury/death.

A lawsuit has been filed against Chad Baker, an owner of Spot’s Pet Supply (and also of The Dog Spot), in response to the death of Lucy, a dog that was allegedly injured while in their care last year. Chad Baker has been on the losing end of another lawsuit recently, due to the death of a dot at The Dog Spot location in East Nashville, which as recently closed, as did as their downtown location.

Council Member Jonathan Hall sued for theft of services – hasn’t paid for campaign merchandise

Metro Council Member Jonathan Hall is being sued for theft of services & unjust enrichment, after he hired Logoz, Inc. to produce his campaign merchandise, and refuses to pay the bill. Hall is a member of the Budget & Finance committee on the council.