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Memphis murder suspect arrested in Arkansas

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a Memphis man accused of neglecting his mother to the point that she died has been arrested in Arkansas. Seth Bruce, spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service in Memphis, said Ronald Goodwin was arrested…

Jackson Man Convicted of First Degree Murder

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man who was involved in a shooting and caused an ensuing police chase in December 2012 was convicted of attempted first degree murder on Thursday. Jameca Tipler, 31, was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder of…

Tennessee Ranks #6 in Rate of Women Murdered by Men

This video is no longer available. WASHINGTON, DC — Tennessee ranked sixth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.80 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report.  …

Man, Girlfriend Charged with Murder of 4 Teens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee grand jury has indicted a man and his girlfriend on murder charges in the shooting deaths of a woman and three teenagers in what prosecutors said was a robbery during a pot deal…

Man, girlfriend charged with murdering 4 in Tenn.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A grand jury has handed down murder charges against a man and his girlfriend in the shooting deaths of a woman and three teenagers in a former mountain resort in eastern Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of…

2 teens convicted of murder in soldier's death

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has convicted two Tennessee men charged with killing a Fort Campbell solder who was giving them a ride home. The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1bvz3Mj) reports that jurors in Montgomery County returned Thursday with the verdict against…

Jackson Teen Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - A Jackson teen pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his aunt. Caleb Mullins, 19, pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his aunt, Karen Mullins, 43, and…

Additional Arrest in Crockett County Murder Case

This video is no longer available. CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn.- Friends and family members in Maury City are stunned after a long-awaited second arrest in the murder of Frances Lilley who was killed inside of her Crockett County home in August…

Jackson Man Convicted of First Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - A guilty verdict was handed down to Damarcus Cole, convicted in the 2011 murder of Demetris Jackson. "I think they (Demetris' family) feel like justice has been served," said Captain Tyreece…

Jackson Man Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man is found guilty of first degree murder after fatally shooting another man in 2011. The just took just longer than an hour for the jury to find Damarcus Cole…

Murder Trial for Damarcus Cole Begins

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- The trial for the man charged with fatally shooting another man in 2011 began Wednesday. Damarcus Cole's trial began at 10 a.m. Wednesday regarding the shooting death of Demetrius Cole. The…

State presenting murder case against mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors continue presentation of their murder case against a Bradley County woman in the death of her young sons. The state presented its first half-dozen witnesses on Tuesday in Cleveland, where 27-year-old Tasha Bates is being…

Jury selection set in murder trial of mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Jury selection is scheduled to begin for a Bradley County woman charged with murder in the heat-related deaths of her young sons. The Cleveland Daily Banner (http://bit.ly/17ex4bk ) reported lawyers were set to begin picking a…

Ex-reporter, candidate accused in murder-for-hire

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A former Johnson City television reporter who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate last year has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot. The Johnson City Press reports (http://bit.ly/152Zb8B) Thomas Kenneth Owens was arrested on Friday after…

Guity Verdict handed Down in Nightclub Murder Case

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - Travis Steed, who was accused in the murder of a Memphis man, has been convicted of second degree murder. "We feel that he wasn't the only person involved," said George Morton…

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