‘Cultural Incompetence’ – says Mayoral Candidate about Mayor Briley’s decision to remove cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft

State Representative John Ray Clemmons, who is Running to be the next Mayor of Nashville, said Saturday the decision by Mayor Briley’s administration to allow the removal and destruction of over 21 cherry blossom trees to accommodate the NFL Draft event in downtown Nashville displayed ‘cultural incompetence.’

Naked woman pepper-sprayed after 2 MNPD officers can’t cuff her

22-year-old Mariah Nolen, who was naked in downtown Nashville Wednesday morning, was pepper-sprayed by Metro Police, after Officers Byron Carter and Kyle Eicholtz were unable to restrain her with handcuffs to be arrested for indecent exposure.

18-year-old arrested for pointing a gun at a motorist on Broadway downtown

Wednesday afternoon, a 54-year-old man reported that a young man driving a Mustang at 14th Avenue and Broadway pulled up beside him, pointed a pistol at him and motioned for him to pull over. Instead, the victim called police, who located and arrested 18-year-old Christopher Works, III.

Nashville man steals Hummer from downtown valet, drives to Brentwood to ‘buy heroin’

Initially, Austin Stockton claimed that someone gave him the vehicle, and that the reason he drove to Banbury Row is that he thought he could buy Heroin at the location. On the way to booking he told the arresting officer “yeah, there was no friend. I noticed it running and took it”.