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Accused killer of Hardin County deputy appears in court

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The man accused of killing Hardin County Deputy Matthew Locke made his initial court appearance Tuesday. The arraignment for Todd Stricklin was held in front of General Sessions Judge Danny Smith. A "not guilty" plea was…

Daughter seeks justice in search for alleged murder suspect

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The daughter of the woman killed over the weekend says she wants the community to help in finding the accused killer and find justice for her mother. "Nobody, especially a woman, and most especially an elderly woman…

70-year-old woman murdered in Jackson, suspect at large

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A woman was murdered Saturday evening in Jackson and the suspect is still at large. The Jackson Police Department responded to Hollywood Drive at around 9 p.m. on September 25 after an assault report. Officers found 70-year-old…

Clifton man arrested in death of Hardin County Sheriff’s deputy

UPDATE: HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed the name of the deputy that was killed on Saturday. The department says Deputy Matthew Locke was helping another deputy with a domestic disturbance call when he was…

Collierville police chief gives update on Kroger shooting

UPDATE (9/24/21): Authorities confirmed a total of 15 people were injured, including one who died. Officials say five of those were shopping and ten are employees. COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- A fatal mass shooting in…

Dyersburg man faces charges over alleged attempted kidnapping

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- A Dyersburg man has been charged with criminal attempt to commit kidnapping of a child. According to a news release from Dyersburg police, the incident occurred at Forked Deer River Park around 8 p.m. on Monday.…

Memphis police respond to shooting at Kroger

UPDATE: COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a shooting at a Tennessee grocery store east of Memphis has left one person dead and 12 others wounded, and the shooter has been found dead. Chief Dale Lane of the Collierville Police…

Man convicted of 2017 mass shooting receives sentence

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- A man convicted for a mass shooting in Tennessee was sentenced Wednesday morning. In June of 2021, Keyandre Benson was found guilty of a shooting that injured 10 people, some…

Man involved in 2019 high speed chase sentenced

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man that led law enforcement on a high speed chase while his kids were in the vehicle has been sentenced. The May of 2019 pursuit took place on Interstate 40 after radar showed 35-year-old Christopher Lamont…

Family says Laundrie is now missing; Petito still not found

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Police and the FBI are now searching for both Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito and her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie. Police in North Port, Florida, said late Friday that Laundrie’s family told authorities they haven’t seen him since…

Fayette Ware High School locked down over fake photo

FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. -- Fayette Ware High School was placed into a lockdown on Friday due to a fake photo. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says it was told of a social media post that allegedly showed a handgun and…

1 dead in home after gunfire exchange with Memphis police

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a man has died after exchanging gunfire with Tennessee police officers as they tried to serve an arrest warrant. Two officers received minor injuries during the confrontation. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the…

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