NFL to pay Metro $10K to cut down 21 cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft, says tree group

According to the Nashville Tree Taskforce, the donors of the beautiful cherry blossom trees on 1st Avenue at Riverfront Park downtown were notified Friday 21 of the trees would be removed in exchange for $10,000, due to a deal between Metro Nashville & the NFL, which is hosting the draft at the location in late April.

Pilgrimage Festival Co-Founder Kevin Griffin’s Divorce: Affairs, Drugs, Money & the Festival

Of the many interesting findings, in a 61-page final divorce decree, was the information revealed about the finances of the company that presents The Pilgrimage Festival, Pilgrimage Presents, LLC. The judge found Pilgrimage Presents, LLC has ‘no value’, citing “Pilgrimage Presents, LLC, had a shareholder equity of negative $1,885,855, as of December 31, 2017, and a substantially greater amount as of December 31st, 2018, due to the loss experienced in 2018.

62yo Grandmother kicked him in the ribs while they robbed him of his Nike Air Shoes

A 62 year-old grandmother is waking up in a Nashville jail this morning, along with a 50 year-old accomplice, while a warrant has been issued for her son. The three held a man at knife-point in a Dupont Ave apartment, beat him, stole his money, threatened to ‘slice him up’, while the grandmother kicked him in the ribs while he was on the floor before they robbed him of his Samsung Galaxy phone, and took his black Nike Air’s off his feet, and left with them. According to police, the…

Clerk pulls gun on customers at DB Todd Market – Tadress Ishak Arrested

Tadress N Ishak, a 22 year-old clerk from the DB Todd Market, was arrested on Friday, after he pulled a gun on multiple customers when a refund was requested. According to police reports, and eyewitness accounts, the employee named above was involved in a verbal argument with three customers, which he says was over them requesting a refund. During the argument the defendant pulled out a hand gun and pointed it at the three victims. When asked about the gun, the defendant stated that one of the victims made verbal threats…

You can’t cash in stolen lottery tickets: Cordell Williams #Arrested

Cordell Williams was arrested on Monday for outstanding warrants involving the theft of, and redeeming of, lottery tickets. He is currently being held on 5 counts of theft, and on an out of county warrant. It all stared the morning of 02/15, when Cordell L Williams (29), entered the Mapco at 629 Old Hickory Blvd, and removed 22 lottery tickets valued at $25 each from the display box, and exited without paying. The total value was $550. Williams then fled the location in a gray Chrysler 300. Later that same…

Nashville maid robs multiple wealthy clients: Cynthia Gail Ward #Arrested

Cynthia G Ward works as a maid in Nashville, and has clients such as doctors and dentists with homes in neighborhoods, as well as clients in Nashville’s skyline buildings, such as the Icon in the Gulch. Late last night, she was taken into custody, as she has been stealing from her clients for many months, and two of them have now filed charges, and the damages are in the tens of thousands of dollars. Had anyone conducted even the simplest of online background checks on the county clerk’s website, or…