Good morning, Nashville. We apologize for going MIA yesterday afternoon. The Nashvillest HQ suffered a small security breach and your editor’s 13″ black Macbook seems to have sprouted some legs and run off. So if you’re poking around the internet and happen to see one with two of these and a missing power cord, drop us an email. Speaking of jerks who steal things, several folks in Madison are noticing that their Jesus yard signs are disappearing. Most of the signs went up this past weekend after many of the area Baptist churches handed them out to their congregations.
- More homeless families. New studies are showing that more and more of the homeless population. The new trend is putting a strain on Safe Haven Family Shelter, which is one of the only local shelters that houses homeless family members together. For ways you can help, check out their website.
- Sick people. Footage from the dashboard camera in Sgt. Mark Chesnut’s police car revealed a disturbing twist in the I-40 shooting incident: One of the men actually laughed and smiled when the other shot Chesnut five times. Previously, the accomplice denied even witnessing the shooting.
- Bits & pieces. No one can agree on exactly how toxic the water is next to the TVA’s Kingston ash spill site … The state of Tennessee is finally discovering how to use the internet with car registration … A group of fans are petitioning online to retire Steve McNair’s jersey number … Officials think a low oxygen level is to blame for the fish and bird deaths at Centennial … Mayor Dean says he’s in support of the proposed non-discrimination ordinance that includes sexual orientation and gender identity.