NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father of a man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Nashville Waffle House last year wants a lawsuit against him by a victim’s mother thrown out. The suit accuses Jeffrey Reinking of negligence and conspiracy for returning several guns to his mentally unstable son. Illinois revoked Travis Reinking‘s […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors in Tennessee say mental health officials have concluded that the suspect in a deadly Waffle House shooting is competent to face charges in court. A spokesman for District Attorney Glenn Funk said Tuesday the case against Travis Reinking will be presented to a grand jury soon, though a date hasn’t […]
As we all know, Trump is not the best at phone calls to Black folks.
One of the victims in the Waffle House shooting in Nashville was singing “Jesus Loves Me” moments before a gunman entered the restaurant and shot her to death, along with three others. Mourners at the funeral service for DeEbony Groves, 21, said her last moments reflected the life she lived. The senior at Belmont University was […]
May 5, 2018, was supposed to be the day that DeEbony Groves walked across the stage to receive her college degree. However, her life was tragically cut short by a shooter at a Waffle House in Tennessee according to Blavity. Instead, her mother Shiri Baker walked across that stage and accepted her degree, with her brother […]
Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. to pay for funeral costs of victims in attack.
One of the victims in last Sunday’s Waffle House shooting was singing “Jesus Loves Me” moments before a gunman entered the restaurant and shot her to death, along with three others. Mourners at Saturday’s funeral service for DeEbony Groves, 21, said her last moments reflected the life she lived. The senior at Belmont University was […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Employees at a Waffle House where four people were killed in a weekend shooting rampage wore orange ribbons, hugged each other and wept as the restaurant re-opened. And a steady stream of customers came in to the Nashville restaurant Wednesday to show support. The parents of Joe Perez, a 20-year-old victim […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced “the true test of a man,” drawing a standing ovation during his brief address. As the House hailed him as a hero, James Shaw Jr. said he acted to save […]
I’m angry today. James Baldwin once said “that to be Black and conscious in America is to walk around in a constant state of rage.” And I get that. That’s why I’m glad our morning show is full of laughs and jokes and comedians. Because we have to somehow try our best to balance out […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As an intensive manhunt continues for the suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people, police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to beware of the alleged killer. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early Monday, authorities said. Agents with the […]
James Shaw tackled Travis Reinking and disarmed him before he could kill more victims.