Wednesday, June 11, 2014
POLICE LOOKING FOR HERMITAGE BANK ROBBER
Bad guy on the loose! Local Police are hoping you'll check out the surveillance photos and see if you know the crook who robbed the Fifth Third Bank yesterday afternoon in Hermitage. The guy told clerks he had a bomb and demanded cash. See him HERE
OREGON SCHOOL SHOOTING
Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil last night after a school shooting yesterday near Portland Oregon. 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman was killed, and a teacher injured, when a gunman, reportedly another student, opened fire with a rifle. The shooter is also dead. Police are investigating, though there's no word so far on what triggered the attack.
TWO MORE ARRESTS IN HOLLY BOBO CASE
Mark and Jeffery Pearcy are each charged with tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact.
Zachary Adams and Jason Autry, are already in jail, charged with first degree murder and aggravated kidnapping. And Shayne Austin was initially granted immunity in exchange for his cooperation in the investigation. He has not been arrested in connection with the case at this time. Bobo, then 20, disappeared from her west Tennessee home, near Parsons, on the morning of April 13, 2011.
Her body has not been found and the investigation is ongoing.
VETS CAN GO TO PRIVATE DOCTORS FOR TREATMENT
The House is moving forward with reforming medical treatment for Veterans. House lawmakers unanimously approved a hastily-put-together bill that would let vets get treatment outside the VA healthcare system, and now the Senate is working on similar legislation. All this comes as the investigation into deaths of vets who were waiting for treatment, secret appointment logs, and possible coverups, continues.
P.F. CHANG SECURITY BREACH OF CUSTOMER DATA?
There's another possible security breach that involves compromized customer information. Asian Food chain P.F. Chang's says they're investigating whether their computers were hacked, after customer credit and debit card numbers from March and May of this year started showing up for sale, online.
BOSNIAN MAN SUES DOCTORS FOR LEFT-BEHIND SCISSORS
It's pretty bad when you have surgery, and then find out the pain you have for YEARS afterwards is because doctors left a four-inch pair of scissors inside your stomach. But you know what makes it worse? No apology. A guy in Bosnia says he's now SUING the hospital that made the mistake and caused him the pain and suffering, because NO one from the hospital ever offered any compensation for the potentially fatal mistake, or even said, "Hey, we're sorry this happened to you."
SEATTLE DOC SUSPENDED FOR SEXTING DURING SURGERIES
And a doctor in Seattle, an anesthesiologist, has just been suspended because instead of paying attention to his patients -out cold on the table- he was sexting. He sent dozens of explicit text messages to his potential romantic partners. As many as 45 during one surgery, alone.
UNMARKED GRAVES DISCOVERED OFF GRANNY WHITE
Here in Nashville, Archaeologists have a puzzle to solve. They're trying to identify half-a-dozen people found buried in unmarked graves off Granny White Park. the coffins were discovered last week by excavators building a subdivision road. Developer Shannon Pollard says the site appears to be an abandoned family cemetery dating back to the early 1900s. The developer, Shannon Pollard, hired archaeologist Larry McKee who said his crew will use property records and death and census records to try to find out who was living in the area at the time.
Pollard's family has owned the land since the 1950s. It belonged to his grandfather, the late Eddie Arnold.
WEDDING PARTY SHOOTER
Okay, here's a tip. If you're on someone else's property, taking photos, even if it's your wedding photos, if the owner asks you to leave, you should probably do that.
A new bride and groom saw an old red caboose in the middle of a field in Bedford County and thought that scene would make some great photos, so they were out there, taking shots, when the land owner asked them to leave and they said, "Soon."
The next shot, was the land owner firing a handgun in to the air.
The property owner will face charges for reckless endangerment. The Sheriff says she should have just called him.
MISSING WOMAN IN HUMPHREYS COUNTY HAS BEEN FOUND
I love giving you good news. A woman with a traumatic brain injury who had gone missing in Humphreys county yesterday morning, has been found. She was in a wooded area near her home, confused, but she's okay.
FELINE FRENZY AT NASHVILLE HUMANE ASSOCIATION
June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat month, because shelters everywhere are just overrun with kitties. Nashville Humane Association has reduced adoption fees for cats all this month, and dropped adoption fees completely for cats three years old and over. You can see the kitten cam and find out more at www.NashvilleHumane.org
SENATOR MOVES TO MAKE BISON NATIONAL MAMMAL
South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson is leading the charge to make bison the national mammal. He's sponsoring a bill in the U.S. Senate that's expected to be introduced today.
LOS ANGELES KINGS COULD WIN STANLEY CUP TONIGHT IN GAME FOUR
The Los Angeles Kings COULD win the Stanley Cup tonight at Madison Square Garden. Tonight is game four with the New York Rangers. LA won in 2012 ... which was their first Stanley Cup win in team history.
ONE TEXT A DAY FOR BETTER RELATIONSHIP.
This is one of those things that can't hurt, might help...
New research finds that sending just ONE affectionate text message a day to your partner, could make your relationship be stronger. I guess that's an indication that you care enough to try and make them feel loved.
BOSNIAN MAN SUES DOCTORS FOR LEFT-BEHIND SCISSORS
A Bosnian man is taking action against doctors who reportedly left a pair of scissors inside him. According to the CroatianTimes.com, Alen Papac went under the knife nine years ago for a routine operation on a stomach ulcer. Since then he's been in "agonizing pain" and has suffered other health problems. It wasn't until he recently went to the hospital that doctors discovered a four-inch long pair of scissors inside him. Doctors immediately performed emergency surgery to remove the tool, but never apologized or offered any compensation. Papac's now suing them to make up for the pain he's suffered over the years.
FATHERS DAY THIS WEEKEND,
And there's always a big fuss made over mothers day, but we sometimes forget about dads till the last minute.So, it's the last minute! Father's Day is this Sunday!
FOURTH OF JULY STAGE MOVED
As you plan your Fourth of July celebration, if it includes a trip into downtown Nashville to see the concert and fireworks, you'll want to know that construction on First Avenue along the Riverfront has forced a change of venue for the concert. "Because of the renovation project of Riverfront Park, we are moving the main stage from the lawn where it's been the last couple of years, to the end of Broadway at First Avenue." The change only affects this year's Fourth of July celebration.