He resigned on Sept. 24.
BLOUNTVILLE — A local man was jailed Friday on 50 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He has since made bond and been released.
The two women arrested Thursday on charges of disclosing confidential information in a child sex abuse case were associated with a local hospital system, and one was involved in the investigation of the other woman’s son.
Authorities in Tennessee say a former dance instructor has been indicted on sex charges involving a 14-year-old girl.
One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was sentenced to prison Friday after pleading guilty to pressuring a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asking her teen sister to perform a sex act.
An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt but has the same effect as a guilty plea, an acknowledgement by a defendant the evidence against him or her is likely to result in a guilty verdict should a case go to trial.
Melydia Clewell, a spokeswoman for the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office, said prosecutors would ask the Attorney General’s office to review the decision for potential appeal. Prosecutors have 30 days from the ruling to file an appeal.
KINGSPORT — A Kingsport woman has been arrested for alleged systematic sexual abuse of three juvenile family members in Maryland, with more than 100 incidents believed to have occurred over 15 years.
CLINTON — A man who fondled a 5-year-old girl in a grocery store while her mother was talking with someone has received a 6-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to an amended charge of attempted aggravated sexual battery.