Three of the six men charged in a December jailhouse beating death — including the man authorities say delivered the fatal blow — pleaded guilty Monday in a Washington County courtroom to charges related to the incident.
A Johnson City teenager allegedly involved in a home invasion this summer was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on charges related to the incident.
Washington County School Board member David Hammond was indicted earlier this month for violating an order of protection his girlfriend had obtained against him in April.
Three of the former officers were charged in Johnson County and the fourth in Carter County because of where the offenses occurred.
A second person pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court Wednesday in a drug overdose death involving heroin laced with fentanyl.
A Virginia man was rescued from his sinking boat Monday morning after he’d spent the night sitting on the high side as it took on water in Boone Lake.
A large crowd gathered Monday morning at the Washington County/Johnson City Veteran’s Memorial to celebrate Veterans Day and remember those who have served and are still serving in the U.S. armed forces.
Marijuana might still top the list of drugs the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation receives for testing at its labs, but authorities said the meth trade is still strong in East Tennessee with a constant flow from Mexico to a hub in Atlanta.
The American Legion will host a Veterans Day parade on Saturday and hopes citizens will brave the weather to attend.
The hemp industry in Tennessee has effectively eliminated law enforcement K-9 officers to make probable cause determinations in the field when they suspect someone of possessing marijuana, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation lab
Nov 3, 2019 at 6:50 PM