Metro Nashville’s failed transgender response; How Goodlettsville got it right

Metro Nashville has been quietly handling their response to the transgender shaming incident by multiple city employees in October. Along the way, they have shown some signs of progress. However, they also took 28 days to ask the victim’s name, and are considering a city-wide response that does nothing to address the behavior of the employees. Goodlettsville, however, addressed the incident with a passion, and moved forward with the support of their community.

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”.

Man breaks down ex-girlfriend’s door, fires shots at male guest jumping out window

Jordan Beavers, 23, broke down his ex-girlfriend’s door, fired shots at her male companion as he jumped out a bedroom window, and made his ex girlfriend beg for her life as a gun was held to her. He finished the night by telling her he would kill her if she told the police what happened.

MNPD considering Seattle PD’s LGBT Safe Place initiative in response to transgender shaming incident

MNPD considers Seattle’s ‘Safe Place’ initiative in response to recent transgender shaming incident. The program would simply put ‘rainbow badge’ stickers on businesses where LGBT citizens could wait and ‘feel safe’ while waiting for one of those officers to arrive, when they report a crime.

Dejuan Bell gunned down Quincy Brown, who was riding on a Bird Scooter with a friend

Quincy Brown & Calais Hill were riding a bird scooter together when Dejuan Bell opened fire on them after an argument in East Nashville. Quincy Brown died from a gunshot wound to his head. Hill escaped without injuries. Dejuan Bell is charged with 1 count homicide, & 1 count attempted homicide.

Dr. Ronald Lubovich surrenders dental license: self-prescribed drugs, practiced while mentally unable to do so

Dr. Ronald Lubovich, well-known dentist to both his patients at Nashville Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, and the state disciplinary board, has practiced on his last patient in Tennessee. Lubovich, who has practiced since 1968, will surrender his license after multiple disciplinary board infractions over nearly two decades. In October of last year, after an already extensive disciplinary history going back decades, Dr. Lubovich entered into a consent order, which placed his license on probation, for providing an excessive amount of sedation to a patient, that was not in the course…

Man slips cuffs, attempts to escape car, after nude drawing date goes really, really wrong

This weekend, 25-year-old Matthew Homonnay took his girlfriend of four weeks on a date to a ‘Drink-N-Draw’ type event, which consists of a 2-3 hour drawing session of a nude model, and free alcohol. The night would end with Homonnay escaping his cuffs in the back of a patrol car, and nearly escaping police completely, while being charged with 2 felonies and 2 misdemeanors, after he went berserk.