Tag Archives: Nashville

Major Country Music Festival Bans Confederate Flags

The Tennessean reports: This year, CMA Fest joins a growing list of major country music events to ban attendees from displaying Confederate imagery. The four-day Nashville festival – considered one of the largest country music gatherings in the world – lists “Confederate flag imagery of any kind” under prohibited items for the 2022 event. “This year’s CMA Fest is our …

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Country Star Naomi Judd Dies By Suicide At Age 76

Nashville’s ABC News affiliate reports: Naomi Judd, Grammy-winning member of The Judds, has died after taking her own life. She was 76. The daughters announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” the statement said. “We are shattered. …

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2024 GOP Convention Finalists: Milwaukee, Nashville

The Hill reports: Top leaders from Milwaukee and Nashville are in Washington on Tuesday making their final pitches to members of the Republican National Committee in hopes of hosting the 2024 national convention. The teams leading both cities’ bids will be at RNC headquarters today to make presentations to the party’s site selection committee, a top Republican with knowledge of …

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Two Anti-Maskers Busted In Nashville Airport Incidents

USA Today reports: Two people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after reportedly refusing authorities said they refused to wear masks aboard flights at Nashville International Airport. One passenger disrupted a Spirit Airlines flight Monday by refusing to wear a mask and calling the flight crew “vulgar names,” an arrest affidavit showed. The passenger was denied further travel with …

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Vendors Cut Ties With Nashville Store After QAnon Owner Sells “Not Vaccinated” Star Of David Patches

The New York Times reports: Protesters gathered on Saturday outside a hat store in Nashville that sold “not vaccinated” Star of David patches and compared vaccine passports to the Nazi practice of requesting “your papers.” The store, Hatwrks, said on Instagram in a post that was later deleted that it was selling the patches for $5. Amid an outbreak of …

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FBI: Nashville Xmas Bomber Was Driven By “Paranoia”

USA Today reports: Federal agents said Monday the Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville was motivated by the bomber’s intention to kill himself and was not an act of terrorism. After a wide-ranging investigation, the FBI said in a report that the bomber, Anthony Quinn Warner, acted “in an effort to end his own life.” The FBI said Warner was …

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Feds: “Zip Tie” Rioter Had Huge Cache Of Weapons

Nashville’s NBC News affiliate reports: Federal agents claim the iPhone video Eric Munchel recorded of himself taking part in sacking the U.S. Capitol is being used as evidence against him, a federal detention memorandum shows. That memorandum, obtained by News4 Investigates, was filed to try and keep Munchel in federal custody and details how federal agents found 15 firearms in …

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FBI Arrests Rioter Mother Of “Zip-Tie Guy” [VIDEO]

Nashville’s Fox News affiliate reports: A woman reportedly connected to the U.S. Capitol riots is arrested in Nashville. The FBI took 56-year-old Lisa Eisenhart, of Woodstock, Georgia, into custody Saturday. Video and photos purportedly shows that she attended the event with her son, Eric Munchel, who was arrested last weekend in Nashville. Eisenhart is facing charges of conspiracy civil disorders; …

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Nashville Bomber Sent Letters About “Lizard People”

Law & Crime reports: Anthony Quinn Warner of Antioch, Tenn., the suspected Nashville suicide bomber, was apparently a fervent believer in bizarre conspiracy theories culled from the pages of science fiction and the British conspiracy theorist David Icke. To wit: Warner was a follower of the popular conspiratorial belief that shapeshifting reptilians and so-called “lizard people” control the levers of …

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Lizard People: Feds Probe Bomber’s QAnon Beliefs

NBC News reports: Investigators are exploring several conspiracy theories as potential motives behind the Christmas Day bombing outside an AT&T building in Nashville, including evidence that the bomber believed in lizard people and a so-called reptilian conspiracy, two senior law enforcement officials told NBC News on Wednesday. Specifically, investigators are looking into the suspect’s previous trips to an undisclosed location …

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Nashville Bomber’s Girlfriend Warned Cops Last Year

The Tennessean reports: Sixteen months before Anthony Quinn Warner’s RV exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning, officers visited his home in Antioch after his girlfriend reported that he was making bombs in the vehicle, according to documents obtained by The Tennessean. On Friday, 63-year-old Warner blew up a city block, police say, about 6:30 a.m. on Second Avenue outside …

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Feds Turn Attention To Nashville Bomber’s Motive

The Associated Press reports: With federal officials having identified the man believed to be behind Nashville’s Christmas Day bombing, authorities now turn to the monumental task of piecing together the motive behind the explosion that severely damaged dozens of downtown buildings and injured three people. While officials on Sunday named Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, as the man behind the mysterious …

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Feds: Nashville Bombing Suspect Died In Blast [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Federal authorities identified on Sunday the man they say is responsible for the Christmas Day bombing and said that he died in the explosion. Investigators used DNA to link the man, identified as Anthony Quinn Warner, to the blast. They said they believe no one else was involved. BREAKING: U.S. attorney: Man suspected of setting off …

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Nashville Bombing May Be Linked To #QAnon [VIDEO]

Nashville’s NBC News affiliate reports: FBI agents working the Nashville Christmas bombing are asking around about whether Anthony Quinn Warner — a local computer expert named as a “person of interest” — was paranoid about 5G technology. Agents are probing if Warner, 63, feared that 5G technology was being used to spy on Americans, a source close to the investigation …

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Person Of Interest Named In Nashville Blast [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A law enforcement source told CBS News at least one person of interest has been identified in connection to the recreational vehicle that exploded on Christmas morning, rocking downtown Nashville. Multiple sources confirm that Anthony Quinn Warner, a Nashville area resident, had a similar make and model RV as the one in photos released to the public. …

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Possible Car Bomb Damages Downtown Nashville

Nashville’s ABC News affiliate reports: A large explosion was reported in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning. The explosion happened in the area of Second Avenue and Broadway near Commerce Street occurred around 6:30 am Friday. Heavy black smoke could be seen rising above the affected area. MNPD, FBI, and ATF are investigating the explosion of an RV outside 166 2nd …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Nashville Man Assaults Film Crew Doing Report On “Masks With Love” Project For TN Children

Mediaite reports: Caresse Jackman, Consumer Investigative Reporter for Nashville NBC affiliate WSMV’s News 4, was being filmed by her cameraman in front of Napier Elementary School for a report on a group of women who are making “masks with love” for the kids when a red-shirted man approached them. What followed was an assault that was, by turns, harrowing and …

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Nashville Republican COVID Denier Dies Of COVID

The Tennessean reports: Former Nashville Council Member Tony Tenpenny has died due to complications from COVID-19, Vice Mayor Jim Shulman confirmed Sunday. Tenpenny was hospitalized for more than a month at one of the St. Thomas hospitals and was placed on a ventilator earlier in September. He died overnight, Shulman said on Sunday afternoon. Tenpenny shared social media posts questioning …

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TN Gov In Talks With GOP For Nashville Convention

The Nashville Business Journal reports: Republicans are looking for a place to hold a party, and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says Nashville is open for business. Lee’s office is in “early” talks with the GOP about moving the 2020 Republican National Convention from Charlotte to Nashville, Lee said Tuesday. RNC officials are expected to visit Music City on Thursday. “Nashville …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Rally In Nashville

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump made his third trip to Nashville since entering office. Doors opened at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium at 4 p.m. Before the rally at 7 p.m., President Trump visited a private fundraiser for U.S. Rep Marsha Blackburn. Congresswoman Blackburn is in a tight race with former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen to fill Senator Bob Corker’s seat. …

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