ELIZABETHTON — A complaint about a carjacking in Stoney Creek led to a drug charge against a man and the serving of an outstanding warrant on a juvenile.
A Jonesborough man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday after a plea hearing that could have netted him up to 60 years behind bars.
A man accused of raping an East Tennessee State University student on campus in February was served with a presentment Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him in the case earlier this month.
If you think human trafficking is not a rural problem, you may be surprised to learn the crime has been reported in all areas of Tennessee. Crime tracking data shows most trafficking offenses in non-metro areas are committed by a family member of the victim - a parent or an older relative who has sold a young person or even a child for sex.
JACKSON, Miss. — Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn’t get a murder conviction against him to stick through five trials.
An attentive bank teller who called police after seeing the same vehicle access the ATM multiple times on Saturday led police to a man and woman now charged with having 150 debit and credit cards that Johnson City Police investigators said had been cloned.
A little more than two weeks away from the expiration of Unicoi County’s contract with MedicOne Medical Response, it appears the county is without a signed contract for future ambulance service.
The defense attorney for a Massachusetts man charged in a 2015 fatal shooting filed a motion to keep evidence — specifically the weapon used in the killing that was found in the defendant’s car — from being introduced to a jury if the case goes to trial.
The attorney representing Unicoi County and its mayor and its commissioners has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that attempts to force the county to put its contract for ambulance service back out for bid.
ELIZABETHTON — A chancellor ruled Wednesday against the owners of five parcels the Carter County Planning Commission argued were in violation of the Carter County Litter Regulations.
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has not made a single public comment since his appointment in May 2017. But he has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea.
Washington County Criminal Court Judge Lisa Rice didn’t mince words Wednesday in a last-minute motion hearing where the defense asked to delay a first-degree murder trial slated for next week because of newly discovered state’s evidence — five police car dash cam videos from the crime scene.
A Greene County man charged with killing a man he was drinking with told police he had cleared ammunition from a handgun prior to firing the fatal shot.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — For the first time in 26 years, a Florida police officer is standing trial for an on-duty killing — and one of his defenses will be the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.
Two multi-defendant murder cases were on the Washington County Criminal Court docket Tuesday for status hearings, but there was little to no action taken in either one.