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Thursday, May 8, 2014

HOUSE VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEET OVER VA PROBLEMS
Members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee meet today to figure out what's going on and what to do about the growing problems with the
Veterans Administration. There are serious issues with patient care at VA health clinics in Arizona and Colorado, and dozens of veterans may
have died while waiting for appointments to be set at the VA clinic in Phoenix.... and paperwork falsified to hide the fact.
 
TEACHER PULLS POCKET KNIFE IN CLASS

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

THE BIG PAYBACK
https://thebigpayback.org
We tend to feel generous at the holidays and drop some change into kettles, or buy some toys, but those non-profits that come to our rescue when the flood comes, the tornado hits, our electric bills get too high or we need shelter for women and homes for kids, are spending that cash all year long to make those things happen.
That's why the Community Foundation is spearheading a push today called The Big Payback, where you can go to www.thebigpayback.org and

Monday, May 5, 2014

CINCO DE MEOW: ADOPT A CAT FREE, TODAY!
You've heard this is Cinco de Mayo, a day we've mostly turned into a drinking celebration here in the U.S.
But the Nashville Humane Association is doing something else with it. They're calling it Cinco de Meow, and all cats CINCO months or older (five months or older), can be adopted for FREE from NHA today!

Friday, May 2, 2014

TEENAGER CAUGHT BEFORE SCHOOL ATTACK
Police think the arrest of a Minnesota teenager may have averted a tragedy. According to authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, John David LaDue, 17, was going to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school, kill the resource officer there and then shoot students. 
But because of watchful eyes, he is now behind bars.
"This case is a classic example of citizens doing the right thing and calling the police when things seem out of place.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

FLORIDA JAIL EXPLOSION
At least two inmates are dead and as many as 150 other inmates and corrections officers are hurt... after a suspected gas explosion at a Pensacola, Florida jail overnight.

NEW JERSEY STUDENTS ARRESTED
Dozens of New Jersey high school kids have just started their criminal careers, and are in custody this morning. They're accused of breaking into Teaneck High School and trashing it overnight... urinating on the floors, smashing water balloons and turning over desks.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SECOND PERSON CHARGED, THIRD EXPECTED TO BE, IN HOLLY BOBO CASE
A 2nd person has been charged in the Holly Bobo case. Jason Autry is now charged with especially aggravated kidnapping and first degree felony murder. There are reports that prosecutors plan to indict at least one more person in the case: Shayne Austin, who had been granted immunity from prosecution for his cooperation in the investigaiton.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

TORNADO OUTBREAK FOLLOW-UP
At least 11 deaths have been reported in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee with this last round of tornadoes and storms. Overall, there've been at least 29 deaths... and more than a hundred tornadoes reported, since Sunday.

TORNADO KILLS 2 IN LINCOLN COUNTY, CAUSES DAMAGE ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE
2 of the deaths last night were from a tornado that hit Fayetteville, in Lincoln County, Tennessee.. just a few miles north of the Tennessee/Alabama state line.Homes and an elementary school were destroyed.

Monday, April 28, 2014

WEATHER DELAYS FLIGHTS AT BNA

TORNADOES THIS WEEKEND
The mayor of a central Arkansas town slammed by a tornado late Sunday is describing the aftermath as "chaos."  Vilonia, Arkansas' downtown was basically leveled, with some homes reduced to piles of brick.  The death toll in Arkansas alone stands at 16.

Friday, April 25, 2014

INCREASED SECURITY FOR TOMORROW'S MARATHON
Security is tight for the Marathon and Half Marathons tomorrow in downtown Nashville. There'll be extra law enforcement officers on duty, and a no bag zone at the start and finish lines, on lower Broadway and at LP Field.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

2 METRO ANIMAL CONTROL OFFERS PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER RAID
Two Metro Animal Care and Control officers have been placed on leave in connection with the dog fighting operation discovered earlier this week in north Nashville. Apparently they didn't properly document previous reports of neglect and dogfighting at the location where the 38 dogs were found, so now there's an investigation underway.

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