Thursday, January 23, 2014

SUMNER COUNTY BOUNTY HUNTERS HIT WRONG HOUSE AND HOLD VETERAN AGAINST HIS WILL
Two Sumner County bounty hunters face charges after they went to a wrong address and allegedly held a veteran against his will on his own property earlier this month. Mark and Angela Brummett are licensed bounty hunters and work for Community Bonding in Gallatin. But after they went to the home of 62 year old Gene Travis, targeted him with a taser, held him against his will while they searched his property looking for someone they claimed had been making meth... they're now both facing charges of their own...  felony aggravated assault and false imprisonment...  they say they were just at the wrong address. The bonding company owner has apologized to the veteran for the mistake. 

KIDS GO TO EMERGENCY ROOM FROM SHOPPING CARTS EACH DAY
Please remember this next time you take a young child to the store with you: a new study out shows there are 24-thousand children a year who are hurt badly enough by shopping carts that they end up in the emergency room! Mostly from falls and spills.

WHITE HOUSE FORMS TASK FORCE
The White House is working to reduce sexual violence on college campuses.  Opening a White House event, Vice President Joe Biden said -- "Freedom from sexual assault is a basic human right."  President Obama unveiled a new Task Force on Protecting Students from Sexual Assault. 

POLICE TRYING TO ID SUBWAY BURGLAR
And Metro Police are asking you to take a look at surveillance photos and see if you know the crook who broke into a Subway restaurant on Harding Pike and left with the cash register. 

BOY HERO MOURNED IN NEW YORK
I know you hear a lot about kids and teenagers who are messing up, doing dumb stuff, like kids do. But here's a kid who people today are remembering as a hero. An 8-year-old  boy in upstate New York who helped get six family members out of a burning mobile home, but died when he went back in to try and help his disabled uncle and grandfather. Tyler Doohan. 
 
INK MASTER AND THE VOICE COMING TO NASHVILLE FOR AUDITIONS
And whatever your talents, you may be able to showcase them on national TV soon. There are a couple of reality shows coming to Nashville, looking for Talent.. Tattoo reality show Ink Master on January 31st .. and The Voice... holding auditions here Feb 1st and 2nd.

TENNESSEE LT. GOV'S GRANDSON CANCER-FREE
Tennessee Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey's infant grandson has been going through a fight for his life. The baby was 8 months old when he was diagnosed with cancer. Now, after emergency surgery and three months of chemo, doctors say the little boy, Briggs, is now cancer free.

DEAR ABBY LETTER THAT'LL HAVE YOU LOGGING ONTO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY TO CHECK THINGS OUT
There's a Dear Abby letter out that'll have you logging into the sex offender registry to check things out. Someone wrote recently: Dear Abby, Once a year, I check the sex offender registry to see who lives near my, so I can protect my family. I was stunned to see a man I work with, and see all the time, is a sex offender! Should I tell my daughter for when she visits me at work? Should I tell my coworkers?
Dear Abby said, "Tell your daughter to keep her distance. But before you drop this bombshell at the office, you should discuss what you've learned with your employer."

SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY. PLUG IN YOUR ZIP CODE AND SEE WHO YOU MAY BE RUNNING INTO
You can find out who's working or living near your family, at this link.  http://tnmap.tn.gov/sor

WHERE IS VINCE YOUNG NOW?
You'd think, once you're a professional football player with a guaranteed 26 million dollar contract, that you're pretty set for life. It didn't work that way for Vince Young. The former Titans starting quarterback is now out of football, though he says he's still looking for a job and filed for bankruptcy just last week.

IN METRO CHICKENS ALLOWED, SUNDAY BEER SALES MOVED
So here's Metro Council has been working on for you: beer and wings!  Councilmembers voted to approve beer sales earlier on Sundays. You can buy it at ten am if you want to, now, intead of having to wait till noon to stock up on for your football get-togethers. And... Metro Council has voted to let you keep chickens in your back yard, in any part of Davidson County...rather than just specific areas...  UNLESS you have a homeowner's association that says, no. IF SO, you may want to check out something I had never heard of before this past year... CHICKEN TRACTORS. I'll post a link on the  mix news page.

WOMAN RECORDS ABUSER CONFESSION AND POSTS ONLINE
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54134573#.Ut7sivso5dg
A woman who says a female teacher from middle school sexually abused her for years decided to confront the teacher - and post video of the exchange on YouTube.
Within hours, the educator resigned from her job at another school in California. Police launched an investigation. And the former student, who once felt powerless, now says she feels vindicated knowing the ex-teacher is no longer working with children.

NO MURDER SHE WROTE REBOOT
The planned reboot of the mystery series "Murder, She Wrote" has been axed.  According to Deadline.com, NBC has decided not to go forward with the remake of TV series.  Had it proceeded, the reboot would have starred Oscar winner Octavia Spencer as a hospital administrator who publishes her debut mystery novel.