Two local nurses - once respected and with 50 years of medical experience between them - stood before a criminal court judge Friday and admitted prosecutors had the evidence to convict them of disclosing child sexual abuse information in a case involving one of their children.
More videos of a Black Lives Matter rally at East Tennessee State University, which allegedly show a white student dressed in overalls and a gorilla mask dangling bananas tied to a string, have surfaced and are now in the hands of the man’s defense attorney.
A Washington County man charged with killing a couple and their unborn child in front of their two young children will be tried on the three murders next year.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital.
NASHVILLE — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local):
NASHVILLE — Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty will be holding vigils across the state on Thursday ahead of the scheduled execution of Edmund Zagorski.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County man who crashed into a Johnson City work vehicle after being chased from Carter County on Tenn. Highway 400 at speeds of 100 mph was bound over to a Carter County grand jury on Monday.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Supreme Court has set a new execution date of Nov. 1 for a death row inmate who has asked for the electric chair rather than lethal injection.
A man facing the death penalty if he’s convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his elderly neighbor now has two attorneys and can wear civilian clothes to his court appearances, according to two recent orders filed by Criminal Court Judge Lisa Rice.
ELIZABETHTON — A man who was arrested in March on charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated assault on Jason Witten Way in front of Elizabethon High School and inside Ingles Market was sentenced on Wednesday.
ELIZABETHTON — Corey Brett Scalf, 21, entered a guilty plea in Carter County Criminal Court on Wednesday to a charge of aggravated child neglect of an 18-month-old child.
A U.S. Magistrate who started his legal career in the Tri-Cities was nominated by President Donald Trump this week to a federal district judicial position for the Eastern District of Tennessee in Greeneville.
ELIZABETHTON — A woman who was charged with first-degree murder in death of her 3-year-old son pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless homicide. The plea was accepted in Carter County Criminal Court on Monday.
A Washington County grand jury indicted a man earlier this month in what authorities said could have been a drug debt murder along Dry Creek Road.
A former credit union CEO will spend 51 months in federal prison for stealing more than $1 million from the financial institution over a six-year period, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Greeneville.