Indiana Mother Facing Charges Over Nashville Death Of 7-Month-Old Daughter

BLOOMINGTON, IN. (THECOUNT) — Indiana mother, Anna Prewitt-Byers, is facing charges in connection with the death of her 7-month-old daughter.

Prewitt-Byers, 20, faces felony charges of aggravated battery and battery resulting in death of a person less than 14 years old over the death of her six-month baby.

The investigation started on April 18, after a child was brought in to IU Health Bloomington with severe injuries including massive hemorrhaging, abrasions, diffuse cerebral edema causing herniation, severe hemorrhages in retina, perioptic nerve soft tissue hemorrhage, left chin contusions, cerebellar hemorrhages, base of the brain hemorrhaging and blunt trauma injury to her chest. The child later died. Continue reading

TN Juvenile Amarion Johnson Arrested In Nashville Murder Of 14-Year-Old Geovany Hernandez

NASHVILLE (THECOUNT) — Amarion Johnson has been identified as the juvenile arrested in Nashville early Wednesday morning in the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Geovany Hernandez.

Johnson, 14, was charged with criminal homicide over the deadly Tuesday evening shooting. He is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center following a deadly shooting that occurred around 6:35 p.m. at 130 Nashboro Greens, in Nashville, TN.

Detectives with the Hermitage Precinct say they have arrested the 14-year-old suspect accused of killing a Nashville teenager on Tuesday evening. Continue reading

Man Dead In Nashville Police-Involved Shooting Thursday ID’d As Daniel Hambrick 25

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Tennessee authorities named, Daniel Hambrick, as the man involved in a the fatal shooting by Nashville police officer, Andrew Delke, during a traffic stop.

Hambrick, 25, was shot dead Thursday evening while on a sidewalk beside an apartment complex.

TBI spokesman Josh DeVine says authorities believe that during the traffic stop, Hambrick “reportedly emerged from the vehicle with a firearm in his hand” and the “situation escalated,” resulting in Delke firing his gun multiple times. Continue reading

TN Man Carlos Darnell Dixon Charged In Cesar Reza Murder At Antioch Hookah Lounge

Carlos Darnell Dixon has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Nashville man, Cesar Reza, 24, in the parking lot of an Antioch hookah bar last Friday morning

Dixon, 33, was taken in custody by Metro Nashville Police in connection to the fatal shooting that occurred at Arabian Palace Lounge located at 1135 Bell Rd, Antioch, TN., last week.

Reza and two friends pulled into the busy parking lot with the intention of going to Arabian Palace Hookah Lounge. Witnesses told police the pair pulled up behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. Continue reading

STANDOFF: TN Metro Cop Ambushed At Nashville Tony Sudekum Apartments

A Metro police officer was shot during an ongoing standoff at the Tony Sudekum Apartments south of downtown Nashville.

According to officials, there is a barricaded subject firing shots from inside an apartment on Charles E. Davis Boulevard.

Officers at the scene are calling this “an active shooter situation.” Click here to watch a Facebook Live video from the scene.

The officer is being transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-critical injuries. Continue reading

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Releases Statement On OVERDOSE DEATH Of Son Max

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Bruce Barry‘s son, Max Barry, died Saturday night of an apparent overdose in Denver, Colorado.

The Barry family sent out a press release Sunday morning:

Early this morning, we received news that no parents should ever have to hear. Our son Max suffered from an overdose and passed away. We cannot begin to describe the pain and heartbreak that comes with losing our only child. Our son was a kind soul full of life and love for his family and friends. Continue reading

Dylann Roof Forgets #1 Rule Of Prison Life DON’T DROP THE SOAP!

Reports say, accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, was attacked and beaten Thursday in the shower area of a South Carolina jail.

Roof, 22, who is in protective custody at the Charleston County Detention Center, was out of his cell and on his way to the shower when the attack occurred.

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The other inmate, Dwayne Stafford, 25, now faces assault charges. No weapons were involved in the attack and Roof was able to return to his cell after being treated, sheriff’s deputies said. Continue reading

Residents Cheer As TN Top Cop Attacked In Housing Project

Nashville’s Police Officer of the Year, Matthew Cammarn, has suffered a severe head injury after being attacked by a group of assailants in a city housing project. Bystanders were observed on cellphone video cheering the attackers on.

The alleged beatdown occurred at the James A. Cayce Homes on the evening of April 12, as Officer Cammarn was responding to a call of shots fired in the area. He was trying to make an arrest when the incident occurred. He’s an officer in the Eastern Precinct of the Nashville Police Department.

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Here’s some quick facts:

1. Officer Cammarn Was Cop of the Year in 2015 After Saving the Life of a 17-Year-Old Gunshot Victim; a Fire Dept Official Said Cammarn Was the ‘Only Reason’ the Teen Survived. Continue reading

MASSIVE Cell Phone OUTAGE Strikes Tennessee Alabama Kentucky

A widespread cellular coverage outage has struck in the southeast for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon customers.

Local reports says, large outages are currently plaguing customers in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville in Tennessee, as well as parts of Alabama and Kentucky.

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Sprint has confirmed that it’s experiencing problems in Kentucky: Continue reading