Testimony ended Wednesday afternoon and closing arguments were made in Washington County Criminal Court in Jonesborough in the first-degree murder trial of Dallas Sarden, 25.
A plea deadline hearing was rescheduled Monday for a couple accused of locking a 12-year-old child with autism in a cage, giving attorneys more time to review additional surveillance footage recorded in their home.
A Johnson City man awaiting trial on a first-degree murder charge for the death of a city woman more than two years ago had planned to plead guilty in the case in exchange for a 40-year sentence on Tuesday, but pulled the plug on the agreement at the last minute.
Nellis Randolph Medley owns Johnson City Family Skate Center on State of Franklin Road and Hot Wheels Family Skate Center in Greeneville.
A Johnson City man accused of stabbing and trying to rape a woman he met at the non-profit where he worked lost a bid to keep evidence police obtained without a warrant because other criteria was met, a judge ruled Tuesday.
The homicide case against a Johnson City teenager accused of fatally stabbing a man in the back last week was bound over to Washington County Criminal Court on Thursday.
Criminal Court Judge Lisa Rice was busy on the bench in Jonesborough Tuesday with 80 cases, many of which had to be reset for further negotiations between the state and defense attorneys.
There was no visible emotion Thursday afternoon when a Washington County jury found Jamarcus Jackson guilty of second-degree murder in a 2014 slaying outside a now-defunct Johnson City nightclub.
A defense attorney told a jury during opening statements Wednesday that his client in a first-degree murder case shot and killed a Bristol man in self-defense — even though the
Updated Nov 9, 2016 at 8:24 PM
It only took about four hours for attorneys in a first-degree murder case to pick the 14-person panel Monday, but the panel won't hear any evidence until Wednesday.
A Johnson City man awaiting trial on a murder charge was threatened with being sent to a state prison if his behavior in jail doesn’t improve.
The former Blue Plum Organization executive director made her first Criminal Court appearance Friday since being indicted by a Washington County grand jury on charges of stealing from the nonprofit group.
A Johnson City woman charged with tampering with evidence after a July 2014 shooting that left a friend dead pleaded guilty to a lesser charge last week.
After more than six hours of deliberation, a Washington County trial jury convicted Moses Alfonso Ballard Jr. of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of another man, but the victim’s mother said she wasn’t satisfied.
Aggravated child abuse and neglect charges against a Johnson City woman were dismissed last week, but her husband will go to trial in Washington County Criminal Court in January on the alleged abuse of their 7-month-old son.